The Big Question: How can I look fab in photos?

Apart from a fortunate few, most women sadly shriek when they see pictures of themselves. It’s either “AH, look at the size of my arms”, “I hate my nose – that’s definitely not my good side”, or simply “Delete that now, or I will throw your camera in the sea” [one of my personal favourites].

While it doesn’t usually matter, the last thing you want to do is look back at your wedding snaps and howl with discontent. Thankfully, well seasoned and talented wedding photographers will be able to put you at ease and bring out your best side, so that you . . . → Read More: The Big Question: How can I look fab in photos?

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The Big Question: What’s the best red lipstick to suit Asian complexion?

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It would be a miracle if you hadn’t noticed this season’s hot makeup trend, which is being sported by girls around Shoreditch as much as it is by the Hollywood Glitterati. What am I talking about? Red lipstick of course.

Blondes, brunettes, black and white – whatever their colouring, trendy girls are all rocking the red look.

I want to ditch my neutral shades, at least for a while, and get in on the action too (!). But have never, ever been able to find a shade of red that suited my Asian / Pakistani complexion . . . → Read More: The Big Question: What’s the best red lipstick to suit Asian complexion?

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The Big Question: To send or not to send Save the Date cards?

You’ve set the date and booked the venue, and now you need to let people know all about the wedding. Should you send Save the Date cards, a practice that is becoming as popular here as it is in the USA, or will invites suffice? Are Save the Date cards just an added expense, or are they are great way of ensuring that your nearest and dearests are at the wedding?

Wedding experts Alison Tinlin of Glasgow-based company Plans and Presents, and Bisi Bordley of Love, iara Sanyang in Bournemouth, share their thoughts.

1. Is it necessary to send Save the Date cards, . . . → Read More: The Big Question: To send or not to send Save the Date cards?

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