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"What I wore"

As a bride-to-be, I’ve been prodding everyone for beauty advice: what works and more importantly, what doesn’t (like an updo that makes you taller than your groom - awkward), how to ensure your make-up will last from the “I Do” to the dancefloor and whether I should go Rapunzel for the reception (ie. let down my hair.) This section of the website is for beautiful brides - pros, pals and everyone in-between - who are happy to share their big day beauty secrets. Today, meet...

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who married Christopher McGreevy
in The Venue in the Royal Liver Building

‘Whilst we didn’t really set a theme, our wedding did happen at Christmas. The Liver Building provided two beautiful christmas trees and we booked a brass band to play in the foyer as our guests arrived. Because of the time of year, I went for snow white red lips. One of my very good friends is a make-up artist so having her with me on the day made getting ready easy and stress-free.

I wanted to channel my inner Brigitte Bardot with my hair, so I went for a half-up/half down backcombed style, adding in a few extensions for extra volume. I loved my whole bridal look. Once I’d stepped into my gown – which was the first dress I saw in the first shop I went in – I felt amazing. So excited and completely happy. I’ll never forget the first time I saw Chris’ face at the altar.’


The dress
Belles Bridal Boutique, Liverpool

The lips
Chanel Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour in Etienne, £26

The base
I love the dewy look that La Prairie gave my skin. And it lasted the whole day.’ La Prairie Anti-Aging Foundation SPF15, £80

The photographs
Rachel Leatherbarrow


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  • And this is why I want a Christmas wedding. Absolutely gorgeous

    5 years ago : Penny Richmond
  • I want her hair!!!!! Just sayin….

    5 years ago : Just jacques
  • Ahhh, really pretty hair… love the bouquet too g x

    4 years ago : Geri