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friday fabulous: glitzy secrets present the rose gold collection

July 15th, 2016 | Julia Braime

GlitzySecrets.com - Rose Gold Collection

We’ve long been fans of Glitzy Secrets‘ range of beautiful yet affordable bridal jewellery here at Brides Up North HQ, and have been known to rock a little of the magic sparkle ourselves when the occasion demands.

How excited we were to hear then, that the award winning label have launched a new collection of precious pieces (without the price tag!) in our fave metal du jour, romantic rose gold?! Glitzy Secrets‘ Rose Gold Collection does what it says on the tin – presents a capsule jewellery range of earrings, pedants, bracelets, necklace and hair accessories all blushing with the delicate and feminine hue of rose gold.

GlitzySecrets.com - Rose Gold Starlet Necklace

glitzy secrets say:Our silver and pearl classic collection has been the choice of thousands of brides and bridesmaids with its elegant and timeless style. We planned to introduce some of the designs in gold and rose gold tone early next year but, after receiving so many requests, we knew we had to bring the launch forward. It’s clear that with more brides opting for nude and blush gowns, they are looking for warmer hued accessories for a beautiful romantic feel and our classic collection offers just that.

GlitzySecrets.com - Rose Gold Blooms Hair Comb

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Good Morning Beautiful! A Supplier Showcase – PLUS 10% OFF For Wedding Blog Readers

July 8th, 2013 | Julia Braime

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It really is a beautiful morning isn’t it… following a very special weekend, where all of the UK’s wishes seemed to come true all at once!  Blinding sunshine, a Lions win and a straight sets victory at Wimbledon for our very own Andy Murray.  If (like my friends Matt and Charlotte) you said “I do” this weekend, you sure picked a blinder! So, what better time to spring out of bed, and welcome Bella of Brides Up North Featured Supplier Good Morning Beautiful to the wedding blog?!

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And to make things even more rosy, Good Morning Beautiful are offering Brides Up North readers a 10% discount for purchases made before 1st September, using discount code BRIDESUPNORTH10 at the checkout.  Go forth, shop!

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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Why and when did you decide to launch Good Morning Beautiful – what is your story?

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My husband, Fiachra, and I got married in September 2012 and I was desperate to find bridesmaids’ presents that were unique, that my girls would love but that weren’t particularly ‘bridal’. I wanted them to have a great memento from the day, but thought it was a waste of money to buy them gifts they might never look at again! I searched for ages (and bought loads of presents!) but couldn’t find exactly what I was after. I knew our photographer, Katharine Peachey, would be there in the morning to photograph us getting ready and this sparked the idea that non-traditional ‘bridal’ dressing gowns could make the girls feel comfortable in her presence, look awesome in the photos and be used again and again after the wedding. There wasn’t a huge amount of choice for us, but this idea stayed with me and, on a very cold October morning we decided to just go for it and start Good Morning Beautiful. Originally we were going to focus solely on brides and their bridal parties – with the name ‘Married in the Morn’ – but out on a long ‘business chat’ walk I exclaimed to Fiachra “Women should feel beautiful every day, not just on their wedding day!” Good Morning Beautiful’s personality – and mission – really was formed from that point onwards.

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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What is the Good Morning Beautiful “philosophy”?

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We know we won’t change the world one dressing gown at a time, but our philosophy is that every woman deserves to feel beautiful, every day. We believe that the simple act of popping on a gorgeous gown can make your day feel a little brighter and make you feel a little more beautiful. You don’t have to be a particular shape, size or ‘look’ to look and feel gorgeous in our gowns and that, I think, is the beauty of them.

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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Tell us about your range of gowns, fabric, colours and styles?

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Our first collection, the Rosalie collection, consists of a bright floral print in five colours (white, black, red, blue, purple) and two styles, long and short. The dressing gowns are made from soft Indian cotton here in the UK. We plan, over the next few months, to introduce our second collection so stay tuned!

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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Where are your gowns produced?

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Right here in good ole Blighty! It was really important to us to support the UK manufacturing industry and guarantee the very best quality for our customers. The UK manufacturing industry has some really fantastic characters, many of whom are carrying on family businesses, and we are proud to be involved in it.

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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All the models on your site are your real life friends (and very nice they look too)!  Why did you decide on this approach?

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Quite frankly, I was tired of seeing models and thinking ‘but I’ll never look like her in that’! As our philosophy is that every woman deserves to feel beautiful, every day, why not use ‘real women’ to show off our gowns? Our gowns come in sizes 8-22 and we wanted to reflect, in our website, what we believe as a company. The main model was actually one of my bridesmaids, too, as were three of the others! It was fantastic to be surrounded by friends during the photo-shoot, too. Our photographer was Katharine Peachey again, as we loved her so much after our wedding, my friend Gemma Conley-Smith, who works in fashion, styled the shots and my pal Anna Allen (www.skinandblisterblog.com) was in charge of hair and make-up. My ‘veil lady’, the wonderful Margaret Byrne over at Sale-based Dream Veils lent me veils to use – it really was a family affair!

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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Why should a bride choose to wear a Good Morning Beautiful gown on her wedding day?

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The feeling a bride gets on her wedding morning is second to none. There’s excitement, a little nervousness and a strange amount of calm – all going on at once! The last thing you want to feel is self-conscious when people are popping in and out and you’re sitting there in your hair rollers and no make up on! Our dressing gowns are so easy to take on and off, protecting your hair and make-up, and add a touch of glamour to start your day off in the best way. Wearing a gown will also mean that every time you wear it post-wedding you’ll be reminded of your big day – particularly if you take it on honeymoon! One of our brides told me that her husband loves when she wears her gown around the house because it always reminds him of their incredible honeymoon, which is pretty awesome!

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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Do they make good gifts for the bridal party?

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Our dressing gowns make fantastic gifts for the bridal party because they are, first and foremost, gorgeous! They are fantastic mementos from the day that will make your best girls feel special, and, importantly, more relaxed in front of your photographer that they might be in old PJs. The dressing gowns are ageless, so equally appropriate for your mum or grandma, or your 15 year old bridesmaid, and they add a special touch to the getting ready preparations. My big bit of advice, however, is don’t forget the mums – they will care! (My mum now has two to make up for my previous oversight!)

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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What sizes are available?

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Our sizes run from a size 8-22 and, as we have two lengths (knee and ankle length) we can cater for most heights, too.

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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Can you give Brides Up North an idea on price? Can you do a discount for Brides Up North readers? 

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The short dressing gowns are £54 and the long gowns are £60, including postage and packaging to a UK address.

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I loved Brides Up North when I was planning my wedding (particularly as we moved to Hale 8 weeks before the big day!) and so we’d love to offer your readers a 10% discount for purchases made before 1st September, using discount code BRIDESUPNORTH10 at the checkout.

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What can Brides Up North expect when they use your service?

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Brides Up North can expect high-quality products that they – and their friends with love – delivered with a personal touch. We really care about our customers and, as such, welcome questions and queries directly to me.

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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How does Good Morning Beautiful provide a superior experience to other online accessory retailers?

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We really care about the personal touch. I have so many of our customers emailing me about sizing, or colour suggestions, or just to say hello and every email or tweet back comes directly from me. Wedding planning – and indeed present buying – can get stressful at times, so I see it as my job to take that stress away and just leave our customers with beautiful dressing gowns they can treasure.

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Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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How are your products packaged? 

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Everyone deserves gift wrap! Our gowns come in beautiful cotton gift bags, which can be used again and again and we use acid-free tissue paper to protect the gowns in transit.

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How can Brides Up North get in touch with you or find out more?

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To find out more you can find us at www.goodmorningbeautiful.co.uk, tweet us, follow us on Pinterest or say hi on Facebook. You can also email me on bella@goodmorningbeautiful.co.uk anytime!

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Brides Up North UK Wedding Blog – Images © 2013 Katharine Peachey for Good Morning Beautiful

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