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Brad Pitt Presents Angelina With Great Grandmother’s Wedding Ring

angelina jolie - Image attribution: Flickr user Gage SkidmoreOn a recent trip as an UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador to Rwanda, Angelina Jolie was seen wearing a simple gold band in place of her extravagant $250,000 engagement ring that was made by Robert Procop and took Brad Pitt 12 months to design in collaboration with the jewellery maker.

Angelina stated that she felt it wasn’t right to wear jewellery that was too ostentatious when doing work such as her latest charity visit, and Brad apparently agreed, giving her his great grandmother’s gold wedding ring to wear in its place during the trip.

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Potato Van Delivers Bride to Wedding

potatoesA 27-year-old bride from Tupsley in Herefordshire chose to be driven to her wedding in a potato van. Strange you may think, but Elizabeth Hinksman’s decision was based on tradition, as the van had belonged to her grandfather Geoff who sadly passed away in 2009.

The wedding took place on 22nd December at St Paul’s Church, where she tied the knot with now husband, 29-year-old Andrew Williams while her father Paul looked proudly on.

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Kate Middleton Sparks Fascinator Frenzy

There have been many trends where weddings are concerned that have been inspired by Kate Middleton, whether it’s on the wedding dress front or for looks for bridesmaids at the wedding.

A different area of Kate’s fashion sense has begun to have its own impact, and this time it’s not something from the Royal Wedding.

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Footballer Fails to Return Hired Wedding Suits

Wedding suit hire is a common item on many couple’s wedding lists, and for Danny Guthrie, former Newcastle United mid-fielder, it was no different.

After the wedding, when the suits were due for return however, that’s where the similarity with other weddings ended.

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Budgeting Brides Won’t Settle For Second Best

Although brides are working to tighter wedding budgets at the moment with the current economic climate, their wedding day is still one of the biggest days of their lives, so scrimping just won’t do.

The average cost of a wedding has remained about the same, as one-off life events like a couple’s wedding day can’t be repeated and the popularity of TV shows like Don’t Tell The Bride, Bridezillas and Four Weddings have brought competition to have a wedding that is truly special to the forefront.

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Homemade Wine on Brad and Angelina’s Wedding Menu

Guests at Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s wedding will be receiving glasses of home made wine, brewed on the couple’s estate in Miraval, as well as a choice of six other alcoholic beverages.

Although the official date for the couple’s wedding has not yet been announced, despite much speculation, some of which hinted at a date this month but Jolie was keen to dismiss that.

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Couple Celebrate Wedding With Seasonal Flowers

On Saturday, bride and groom, Dan Hunter and Amy Huyton, tied the knot with seasonal floral wedding arrangements provided by Flowers from the Farm.

The couple married in Flamborough after winning a competition to have flowers provided by the local pilot scheme who are looking to promote choosing seasonal and locally produced flowers for weddings.

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Couples Compete to Win Wedding Flowers

Google+ users can add their vote to the totals for couples hoping to win £1000 worth of wedding flowers when they tie the knot. The competition is being run by Interflora.

More than 400 couples submitted photographs of themselves and told the story of their engagement hoping to win the support of the public who can vote until the end of August for the couple they want to see win the competition.

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Church Holds Wedding Dress Celebration

This Bank Holiday weekend marks a celebration of wedding dresses at St Mary’s Church in Burnham, Chelmsford.

Throughout the bank holiday weekend, locals will be able to attend the church and view the records of marriages, baptisms and burials in their registers dating back to the 1800s.

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Wedding Hats Revamped For Races

Last week saw many ladies heading off the to races for a day of fun and a flutter on the horses. Lady’s day at the various race courses has long been an occasion when female visitors make an impact with fancy outfits, but despite there being some very striking and larger than life outfits, the economic climate has seen many other guests choosing to make their own creations.

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