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Everything a Bride up North needs…

As the premier wedding blog resource and directory
specifically for the North of the UK and the wider
web Brides Up North brings you a double daily dose
of inspiration, real and celebrity weddings, supplier
showcases, fashion features, discounts, giveaways
and more!

Fake Magazine

A cool cutting edge style magazine
from a bunch of Leeds creatives.


The lovely Linda and her team create completely
bespoke original dresses of loveliness.

Serendipity Flowers

Sally makes the most wonderful flower displays
for weddings and is supersweet with it.

Leafy Couture

Great florists in Otley doing contemporary florals
for corporate events and more.

Studio Pilates Ilkley

The Ilkley place to get abs of steel.

Sam Holloway Beauty (Ilkley)

Sam doesn’t have a website – but she is so popular
that she is aways booked up weeks in advance.
Calgel nails (3 week manicure) are highly recommended.
Tel: 07773359036



Nadia  King

Professional fashion and commercial photographer
– edgy and exciting style.

Barnaby Aldrick

Cool dude ‘tog with an eye for fun images.

Nigel Hillier

Highly regarded art and commercial photographer.

Paul Heneker photography

Friendly London based photographer specialising in bands and commercial work.



Fabulously interesting products with
equally interesting names…
I particularly like their loose pigments and
funky coloured cream eyeshadows..


Superflawless silicone based airbrush makeup.
Sweatproof and once applied stays all day!
I use this on all day photoshoots and for high
definition makeups for TV, Film & videos.


The grandma of makeup brands –
some great pigments, powders and blushers
as well as my fave “strobe” highlighting liquid.

Makeup Forever

Great French cult brand with super primers,
foundations and sprecialist corrective colours.


Blogs for Inspiration


When I was getting married this site was
invaluable! Vintage and pretty dresses galore.


A lady on a mission with makeup. Some great
honest reviews on everything from plumpers
to perfumes.


if you like your shoes… this one is for you!

The Cool Hunter

A real lifestyle blog featuring very impressive pics
and info on all things art, design and architecture.