2024 Wedding Dress Trends - Moat House

2024 Summer Wedding Guest Trends

Published by: Brock Lorning

If your diary has filled up with weddings and your wardrobe is looking a little lacklustre, we’re here to help. We’ve scouted the biggest summer wedding guest dress trends for 2024 to help start your outfit search. Whether you are going traditional, simple or showstopping, here are the main things to consider and key trends for the approaching wedding season. 


Eco Friendly Wedding Favour Ideas to Delight Your Guests and the Planet

Your wedding should be a day to remember, not something that leaves a huge carbon footprint in its wake. From food waste, single use items and wilted floral arrangements, weddings can often be an occasion that falls at the detriment of our planet. Whilst we believe that your wedding should be exactly as you envision it, we also believe that it shouldn’t be at the cost of the environment.  


Top 5 Ideas for Eco Friendly Wedding Favours

Wedding favours are a tradition with a deep-rooted history in Europe. Believed to have originated in French aristocratic society, these wedding day gifts were originally given out by well-healed couples as a sign of wealth. Presented in ornate trinket boxes, they most often contained small cubes of sugar or confectionary, known as bonbonnieres, that only the rich could afford. Today, wedding favours remain a favourite pastime at weddings and come in all shapes and sizes, from scratch cards to candied treats to cocktail stirrers. But what about eco-friendly wedding favours that warm the heart, and protect the planet too?


To Unplug or Not to Unplug: The Great Debate at Weddings

Should you ask your guests to put away their phones during your wedding? It's a question that sparks varied opinions among couples. Some feel strongly about having a so-called unplugged wedding from the outset, while others may not have even considered it. If you find yourself unsure, in this blog we will explore the key pros and cons to help you make an informed decision about whether to have an unplugged wedding or not.

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The best days out in Staffordshire for couples

If you’re looking for a fun-filled break away with someone special, look no further than Staffordshire. Across the county, you can pack your days with a range of amazing activities - whatever you like doing. To get you inspired, here are six of the best days out in Staffordshire for couples.


Unmissable Christmas events in Staffordshire

The merriest time of the year is on the horizon. When it comes to Christmas events in Staffordshire, you’re spoiled for choice. From a winter wonderland with real snow to a ‘giant’ pantomime extravaganza, there’s something for everyone this festive season.


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8 British Wedding Traditions

Throughout history, weddings have been celebrated with various traditions that add depth and significance to the occasion. Whether you're planning a traditional wedding or a modern celebration, incorporating some time-honoured customs can add charm and meaning to your special day. Here, we will explore a selection of timeless wedding traditions that you can embrace to make your wedding day truly memorable. 


How to choose your wedding date

One of the first and most important decisions you’ll need to make when planning your wedding is choosing your perfect wedding date. Your date will set the tone for your special day and hold a significant place in your memories for years to come. To help you find the ideal date for your celebrations, we have compiled a guide for you to consider a few of the factors that may influence your decision making.


10 questions to ask your wedding florist

Planning a wedding involves making numerous decisions, from choosing the perfect venue to selecting a mouthwatering menu. One aspect that adds beauty and elegance to your special day is the floral arrangements. Flowers have the power to transform any space, create a romantic atmosphere, and reflect your unique style.


Creating an Unforgettable Outdoor Wedding

Dreaming of saying "I do" amidst the beauty of nature? Planning an outdoor wedding ceremony can be a truly magical experience. Picture the sun-kissed landscapes, gentle breezes, and the serene ambiance that only nature can provide. However, before you embark on your journey to create an unforgettable outdoor wedding, there are several important factors to consider to ensure a smooth and memorable event.