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Brilliant BBEH!

16th March 2011 | Julia Braime

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Brides Up North had a brilliant day on Sunday, walking the floor at the British Bridal Exhibition in Harrogate (or BBEH as the show is better known).  BBEH is a trade show, and is used as a showcase and buying platform by the creme de la creme of the wedding industry. 

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BBEH

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Armed with my press pass, Brides Up North went access all areas.  With permission, here are some of my favourite spots for the upcoming season…

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BBEH

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The Wedding Dress of the Year by Maggie Sottero

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BBEH

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Ily Bridal’s contemporary Flower Fantasy embellished frocks

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BBEH

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Fabulous feathery fascinators by John Frost Designer Bridalwear

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BBEH

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Ah-may-zing crystal beading, tulle and feathers by Anoushka G Couture

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BBEH

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Some of the brilliant runners-up in the Ian Stuart Best Student Designer Competition

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BBEH

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Quality frocks at Charlotte Balbier 

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BBEH

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And a whole lot of glitz! Wahoo!

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The show culminated with a fantastic evening at the Bridal Buyer Awards on Monday!  Oh what a night! More on that later…

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Bridal Buyer Awards

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Hello to all the lovely people I met, with special snaps for the wonderful designers Sassi Holford and Charlotte Balbier – such lovely ladies, the cool chicks at Wedding Ideas Magazine, the fun bunch that are Yorkshire Menswear and Confetti & Lace, Wedding TV, friendly faces at Perfect Wedding, the amazing ladies at Karen Forte Bridal, cute as a button Best Student Designer Kate Harrod, The Harrogate Wedding Lounge and many many more.  Now, back to the day job…

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All photographs are my own.

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