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In pictures: Wedding Blog Awards 2016

In pictures: Wedding Blog Awards 2016


Written by Katie Byrne


Held at Andaz London Liverpool Street on October 21, our fourth awards ceremony was a whirlwind of fun, flowers and fabulous frocks!

 

Images throughout: Priceless Memories PhotographyWith thanks to: Andaz London Liverpool Street.

Meet the Wedding Blog Awards 2016 winners here!

Our stunning cake - a real talking point of the night - was created by the incredible Elizabeth Solaru of Elizabeth's Cake Emporium...

...As were the cupcakes!

Darren Summerfield, Publishing Director of Hubert Burda Media UK, took to the stage to open proceedings...

...Before welcoming Otto Steenbeek, General Manager at Andaz London Liverpool Street, to the stage to say a few words.

WEDDING Web Editor Katie Byrne and Deputy Web Editor Sarah Tippett then took to the stage to say a few words, too!

And then, the big reveal - our celebrity host for the night, Gethin Jones, took to the stage to begin the awards ceremony!

First up: Best Big Day Inspiration - Venues, sponsored by Ted's Grooming Room...

...And won by Erica Willoughby-Smith of Mr & Mrs Unique!

Then on to Best Big Day Inspiration - Fashion, where the award was accepted on behalf of winner Love My Dress by James Knowles from category sponsor Savin London.

Bespoke Bride's Emily Pettiford and Jessica Turley scooped the gong for Best Big-Day Inspiration - DIY, which was handed out by Bianca Walker from Cricut.

Niki Pearson from sponsor Niki P London took to the stage to present 5 Star Wedding Directory with their trophy...

Coral Banks from the Woodland Trust stepped out to present the Cwtch The Bride team (centre) with their gong for Best Regional Wedding Blog.

 

Wedding Flowers & Accessories editor Laura Atri collected the trophy for Best Real Life Weddings on behalf of winner Love My Dress.

Katherine Raderecht from GettingMarried.co.uk collected the winning trophy on behalf of French Wedding Style.

Alistair Gourley stepped up to present So You're Getting Married with their winner's trophy on behalf of hair brand R+Co...

Fashion blogger Prince Cassius took the gong - well, champagne - for Best Groom Inspration, sponsored by Nicky Clarke.

P.S. We're a bit in love with his hair...

The Gay Wedding Directory team scooped the award for Best LGBT Wedding Blog, handed out by Petra from Gay Wedding Planner...

Charlie from sponsor Just Us Box presented Natasha from Engaged and Ready with her trophy for Best Bridal Real-Talk...

...Whilst Laura from Devine Bride was presented with the Rising Star trophy by Victoria Rose from The National Wedding Show!

And on to the rest of the night!

Jessica and Emily from Bespoke Bride

The WEDDING team: (from left) Sarah Tippett, Katie Byrne, Victoria Jennings, Laura Atri, Adam Sadler, Christine Adams, Sally Jervis.

Let there be flowers!

The Bespoke Bride ladies with Gethin Jones...

Team Wedding Sparrow, winners of Wedding Blog of the Year, sponsored by The Royal Mint.

Brides Up North

Aw!

Charlotte Mills and guest

Our wonderful florist for the evening, Simon Nickell, with Events Manager Christine Adams

Our fabulous band for the night, The In Crowd!

We adore this pic of Simon Nickell and Lester Gethings!

Dan Oliver and Jessica Marshall from our Blog of the Year sponsors, The Royal Mint

Yes - we're obsessed with Lara from A Touch of White's gold dress, too...

Fabulous! (And we love Claire's Gatsby-esque dress...)

 

Photobooth fun, courtesy of Photo Buzz!

The lovely ladies from Cwtch The Bride did something incredible with these flowers - find out what here.

A #selfie moment from the lovely ladies at Facets PR...

Fact: we want EVERYTHING from Niki P London's dreamy collection.

Images throughout: Priceless Memories PhotographyWith thanks to: Andaz London Liverpool Street.

Meet the Wedding Blog Awards 2016 winners here!


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WATCH: the Wedding Blog Awards 2016

WATCH: the Wedding Blog Awards 2016


See what our Wedding Blog Awards 2016 attendees received in their goody bags!

See what our Wedding Blog Awards 2016 attendees received in their goody bags!


Wedding Blog Awards 2016: social media highlights!

Wedding Blog Awards 2016: social media highlights!


Wedding Blog Awards 2016: the winners!

Wedding Blog Awards 2016: the winners!