Absolutely love: our high-summer picks

Absolutely love
Floral delight: Sassi Holford's 2017 collection includes this wonderful flower-decorated gown

From glorious gowns and fabulous honeymoon loungewear to bespoke confetti, here are ten things we absolutely love this summer

Floral delight

We absolutely love Sassi Holford’s 2017 collection. As you would expect of this leading British designer, it features timeless wedding gowns with fabulous cut and fabrics and impeccable attention to detail. But we also love the fact that there are a few surprises in the mix for 2017, such as this lovely flower-decorated gown that is bang on trend and would be just perfect for a high-summer wedding. sassiholford.com


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Lounge lizard: Violet & Wren has the perfect poolside lounge collection

Lounge lizard

Violet & Wren’s fabulous Face To The Sun collection of loungewear oozes glamour – just perfect for lazy honeymoon days. All the pieces in the collection are made of fine materials, such as silk, and will help you to travel light because they are smart enough to see you from poolside to bar or restaurant.  violetandwren.co.uk


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Star turn: The bedazzling jewellery collection of Martin Katz includes showstopping pieces such as this starfish brooch. Matching earrings are available

Star turn

Beverly Hills-based jeweller Martin Katz makes pieces inspired by nature and featuring exquisite combinations of precious stones. This fabulous starfish brooch is set with diamonds, pink sapphires and a luminous Tahitan pearl. Matching clip-on earrings are available. £65,000; martinkatz.com

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Flower burst: Laura Kuy produces wedding arrangements where the focus is always on lush seasonal blooms

Flower burst

Wedding and event florist Laura Kuy creates knockout arrangements and has supplied flowers to both Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Paris Hilton. As with all her work, this bridal bouquet is a blend of rich colour and texture with perfect romantic blooms. laurakuy.com


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What a carry on: Ethan K makes the ultimate in glamorous luggage for honeymoon or grand world trip

What a carry on

Treat yourself to the ultimate luxury travel bag with one of Ethan K’s designs. Created in sumptuous leathers and skins, their colours range from bold and juicy shades to soft neutrals. You’ll find a fabulous selection in Harrods or contact him to commission a style to match your honeymoon travel outfit. ethan-k.com

Something blue: we absolutely love these multicoloured heels by Yull – your something blue for going up the aisle and oh so wearable for honeymoon and beyond

Something blue

These Mayfair Baby Blue stilettos by Yull are just the colour pop you need to carry you up the aisle – and glam enough to do double duty for honeymoon. Yull is a very London brand, founded by Sarah Watkinson-Yull while she was still at university. Sarah received Prince’s Trust funding to pursue her love affair with high heels in glam colourways and proudly manufactures her company’s shoes in the UK. £195; yull.co.uk


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Travelling light: Miguelina is on a mission to simplify vacation packing, with luxury pieces that can be worn in multiple ways

Travelling light

Dominican-born Miguelina is on a mission to simplify our vacation packing. Elegant and simple pieces in plain neutral and bold colours take you straight from beach to bar and back – just what you need to ensure you travel light without compromising on style. You will find her collection at Net-a-Porter. net-a-porter.com

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Sign please: the Viceroy Pocket Victorian Fountain pen from Yard-O-Led – adding gravitas to life’s important moments and just the thing for signing the wedding register

Sign please

You don’t want to sign the wedding register with a chewed biro. Enter Yard-O-Led, maker of sterling silver writing instruments that add gravitas to life’s important moments. This Viceroy Pocket Victorian pen is small enough to slip into a top pocket and makes a great wedding-day gift. A matching ballpen is available. £395; yard-o-led.co.uk



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Petal power: Shropshire Petals supplies real flower petal confetti and you can create a bespoke mix to match your wedding colours

Petal power

Shropshire Petals’ fabulous flower confetti comes in every colour of the rainbow and you can pick and mix different blooms to match your wedding colours. This Midnight Blue and Raspberry Fool combination costs £11.95 a litre. shropshirepetals.com

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Peaches and cream: This blossom comb from the Rachel Simpson collection of hair accessories features pearls and soft blush flowers


Peaches and cream

Rachel Simpson’s gorgeous hair accessories include this sweet Blossom Comb encrusted with pearls and soft blush flowers. Perfect for anchoring a soft up-do or loose tresses, it’s part of a range available online and via her stockists. £120; rachelsimpsonshoes.co.uk

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