Put some winter sparkle into your wedding with the help of North-West Brides.

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Is there anything more magical than a winter wedding? Twinkling lights, chic cover ups and rustic blooms. The fourteenth edition of North-West Brides is on newsagent shelves now and is packed with inspiration.

From Winter flowers to sparkling accessories and all the latest bridal trends, fitness tips and news; North-West Brides is the ultimate companion to your wedding planning.


If you haven’t yet said yes to the dress we have identified 2019/2020 bridal trends for you to take inspiration from. We’ve also taken a look at bridesmaid colour palettes complete with accessories. For those brides who prefer a quirkier take on tradition we have some daringly different styles for you to browse through too.

Whilst we have looked at the major elements of your big day, we’ve also taken a closer look at some of the finer details; sparkling accessories, winter cover ups and dreamy honeymoon destinations.


We have an exclusive interview with wedding dress designer Irena McCrory who worked for wedding dress and evening gown designer Suzanne Neville and designed show stopping gowns for celebrities such as Holly Willoughby, Michelle Keegan and Christine Lampard before setting up her own design studio outside Dungannon.


We have not one but two stunning photoshoots to inspire your look for your big day. We gathered together a talented creative team to create the North-West Brides’ Look Book. From rustic reds to bronze tones and pops of pink as well as stunning hair designs. You’re sure to feel inspired for your own big day. We also have a stunning winter photoshoot in the luxury surroundings of Lough Eske Castle.


Firm favourites in every edition are making a welcome return, we have five real life fairy tales from across the North-West for you to peruse over. Our venue guide is also back by popular demand – a one stop shop to help you whittle down your options.


You can also meet the winners of the 2018 North-West Brides Bridal Awards, officially voted the best in the business by our readers.


Speaking of the best in the business, we’ve gathered together experts in their respective fields to give you top tips on where to start with your planning; from saying yes to the dress to picking the perfect photographer and choosing the venue of your dreams our team of experts have got it covered.


There is the chance to help stretch those wedding budgets that bit further with competitions to win your wedding transport as well as £250 on North-West Brides. We’re looking at the best fitness tips to help you tone up for your big day and have also taken a look at why in a digital age having a photo album to mark your big day is so important.

With all that sorted all that remains is for you to sit back, get comfy and enjoy the planning.