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Unplugged wedding ceremony – Yes or No?

Do you agree or disagree that guests should be asked to turn off their phones during your wedding ceremony?   Or are you of the opinion that they should be allowed to take photos with their phone as you walk down the aisle and then throughout the ceremony?  Essentially, the question is “unplugged wedding ceremony – […]

What is a UK Destination Wedding?

Are you planning a UK Destination Wedding?   Are you clear about what a UK Destination Wedding is? In this blog post, I explain what I consider to be a UK Destination wedding, why and how they are becoming more popular and why a specialist destination wedding planner who is used to planning overseas weddings will […]

Wedding Planning for Hot Weather

Today,  I am talking about wedding planning for hot weather.   If you are getting married this week, you must be absolutely delighted that the weather is so good.  But have you planned your wedding specifically with hot weather in mind? Here at Ritzy Events, my other wedding planning business, Elegante by Michelle J  –  https://eleganteitalyweddings.com/  […]

Wedding Entertainment

At Ritzy Events, we firmly believe that entertainment is a key ingredient to the success of any wedding.   In this blog post we are going to share with you why we feel that wedding entertainment is so important together with some tips and advice for planning your wedding entertainment.   The ingredients to a successful […]

Top Tips for Choosing your Wedding Venue

Are you planning your wedding and struggling to find the perfect wedding venue?  Are you worried about making a decision in case there is a better wedding venue that you have not yet seen?  Don’t worry, this is normal.   Your wedding day is likely to be the most important day of your life so far, […]

Wedding Rules OR Making your wedding your own!

Today’s blog post is all about breaking wedding rules;   more specifically,  it’s about empowering you to incorporate everything that you want to into your wedding day,  even things that are not traditionally “de rigeur”.  Your wedding should be all about you, and if the traditional approach to planning a wedding does not sit comfortably with […]

Marriage Proposal Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Are you ready to take the plunge and become engaged to be married to your partner?  Are you considering proposing on Valentine’s Day?  Here are some proposal ideas you may wish to consider for making the proposal special, unique or simply personalised.  Remember, a marriage proposal will (hopefully) only happen once in your lifetime, so […]

Top Tips for Choosing your Wedding Shoes (and Party Shoes)

  In this feature, we are discussing and advising brides all about wedding shoes with top tips for choosing your wedding footwear.  This feature is also relevant for ladies who are hosting a party or other special celebration. Most brides will devote huge amounts of time and consideration to their wedding dress;  and rightly so.   […]

Wedding Planning and Event Planning for Adverse Weather

Are you planning a wedding or special event during the winter months?  At this time of year, you can expect a most magical and intimate atmosphere….. imagine lots of candles, a roaring log fire, and  a beautiful snowy backdrop to your photographs.  This all sounds idyllic, but a good planner will always advise you to […]

Are you planning a wedding or other celebration abroad?

Here is a recent feature about weddings in Italy; the journalist, Louisa Shulman, interviewed Michelle Jacobs of Ritzy Events about her experience in planning a celebration abroad. Michelle has the following brief comments to make about  “destination events” (as they are known in the event industry): Aside from the weather, one of the main benefits […]