Feels so good to be back to my precious little blog! As you might have notice, I took a little break. It’s been a busy few weeks here at L&SW HQ – we’ve booked a couple of lovely clients, one for a destination wedding in Puglia and one for a fab music inspired wedding in London, and worked hard on the first inspiration shoot of the year. I really missed writing the blog, so now that the shoot is done, I will start blogging more and more ūüôā

Today I ¬†wanted to alert you to an event that you can’t miss! The Bridal Day Out sample sale¬†held at The Proud Archivist¬†on Wed 30th April (5-9pm)¬†is a one off event where fabulous wedding suppliers and boutiques offer special discounts on their products and/or services.

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What should you expect from the Bridal Day Out?

Elegant Sabina Motasem dresses, exquisitely designed Kelly Spence accessories and Freya Rose shoes, Maids to Measure bridesmaid dresses with incredible discounts from each hand selected boutique, including an exclusive first look at the new 2014 collections. You will receive advice on hair/make-up from Antonia at Elle au Naturel and stunning photography from Anneli Marinovich, and you’ll have a chance to indulge in a mini-spa treatment from Boudoir Beauty Parlour, with a girlie cocktail. Held at The Proud Archivist, an East London gallery, bar, restaurant, caf√© and wedding reception venue. You‚Äôll find everything you need to style your look in one beautiful setting!

The first 100 brides will get a goody bag: discount vouchers for bridal Tallulah Lingerie, Go Banya spa treatments, gift list promo cards on cutting edge Aria home furnishings, luxury Emmy Shoes, sparkling gold Blue Nun Wines miniatures and many more to confirm.

Tickets are £7 on eventbrite and include a cocktail.

Address: The Proud Archivist,  2-10 Hertford Road, London N1 5ET

Who are the suppliers at the Bridal Day Out?

Sabina Motasem dresses blends the glamour and sophistication of old and new Hollywood, with geometry and simplicity combined in simple shapes, made with the finest couture silks and a superior cut and is fast becoming the choice for stylish women. On offer are huge discounts up to 70% on sample dresses and 15% off the brand new collection which will be launched at the sale.

Kelly Spence Bridal Accessory Design creates elegant touches for the bride and is renowned for attention to detail. Kelly’s designs can often be seen gracing the pages of the top British bridal magazines and has designed pieces for celebrities and the aristocracy. Sample veils will be for sale and a discount offered on all orders placed on the day.

Elle au Naturel is one of the leading and highly trained bridal hair and make-up companies in the South East. With many years’ experience, we specialise in hair and make-up for brides looking for a natural but stunning look. From the initial consultation, discussing styles and colours to create that perfect look, to the big day. Offers include free touch up make up products up to £30.

Freya Rose is a multi-award winning shoe designer who will have a limited number of sample shoes up for grabs on at the sale. They will be offering 40 Р70% off on the day, There will also be a voucher for 10% discount on full price shoes in the goody bags.

Maids to Measure was created after too many brides complained about trying to find bridesmaid dresses and fills a gap offering a unique dressmaking service online or by appointment. Brides will have fun designing their bridesmaid dresses with their maids.

Boudoir Beauty Parlour and Boudoir Medical is based in the heart of Shoreditch offering everything you need to feel and look beautiful from the inside out. Sisters Asma and Ayesha are offering manicures, lash extensions on the day and so much more.

Anneli Marinovich is an international wedding photographer based in London. Her beautiful wedding photography has been featured in various wedding magazines such as You & Your Wedding and Wedding Magazine, and on wedding blogs including Style Me Pretty, Rock My Wedding and Love My Dress. Win a 1- hour couple shoot and get a 10% discount to photograph your 2014/2015 wedding.

The Proud Archivist brings together a simple café and bistro within a gallery and library aesthetic, ideal for weddings in a sophisticated yet romantic setting, available catered or dry hire, accommodates 100 seated or 200 standing. Showcases some of the most interesting and exciting art around, whilst the kitchen serves modern British cuisine with seasonality and sustainability.

For more information and to book a place, visit motasem.co.uk/bridalsamplesale.htm