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So, this is our last ‘Rings’ post before we step it up a gear for Fairtrade Fortnight (25 February – 10 March) from Monday and – if all goes to plan – pop out a post a day on Fair Trade Weddings. Tara has turned the world of wedding rings on its head with some wonderful ways [...]

“Vintage diamonds have a soul to them, a history, a story to tell. “Anything old has that great feel—an old pair of jeans, an old jacket, it has already been alive and stood the test of time. A new diamond looks so squeaky clean. In art, if you take a perfectly straight line, it’s not [...]

No speeches, no sit-down meal, no wedding favours. Emily and Paul’s alternative wedding plans may have upset the traditionalists but doing things their own way made for a personal and meaningful celebration that sizzled with style while still taking care of the planet and the pennies. Find out how ebay came up with the vintage [...]

At this time of year I get swamped with emails telling me what’s hot and what’s not in the world of weddings. Pity the poor bride who relies on such lists to create the perfect big day – especially if she starts planning a year in advance as most do. Picture it: you’ve just had [...]

We finally got around to updating our Events page and scoured the internet for all manner of wedding fairs that fall outside the mainstream. Ethical, eco or green wedding fairs are still sprouting up here and there around the country and we really hope you’ll go along and support them so that we have more [...]

Louise Kamara of London’s Eco Design Fair is curating an Upcycled Market and workshops at Vintage at Southbank Festival. She will be bringing to The Southbank recycled and eco-friendly design, locally made products, organic bodycare and lots more. For the eco bride, this is a great chance to kit you and your bridesmaids out with [...]

Today’s post finds us digging around in the Ethical Weddings archives to help out a bride who’s hunting down a secondhand wedding gown. If running Ethical Weddings has taught us anything, it’s that when one bride asks a question, many more are thinking it so here is our answer for all brides who love to [...]

Great news for all you brides- and grooms-to-be in the West Country: the Vintage Wedding Fair is headed your way. Ali Cook and Katie Daniels, the guys behind Bristol Vintage (vintage crockery & prop hire and events company) are using their ten years’ experience organising boutique events, weddings, parties and film premieres (as well as [...]

Just a quickie to let you know our September newsletter is now out. What have we got for you this month? a DIY wedding in Denmark a tasty Suffolk wedding celebrating local produce a special offer from new Ethical Weddings supplier, green wedding venue Penrhos Court in Herefordshire quirky charm from new Ethical Weddings supplier, [...]

This week we welcome Ruth Singer of Ruth Singer Bridal as our featured supplier. If you want to introduce a touch of vintage style to your wedding, Ruth has it all sewn up (excuse the pun!) as you shall discover… Name: Ruth Singer Location: Leicester, Midlands Tell us a bit about yourself and your business [...]