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Big hair, petit body and a huge voice - We are bringing Diva back!

Imagine a filled 1920's jazz club... Mahagoni furniture with velvet cushions and brass details. Champagne towers are filled in the sparkling light of the women's jewellery and huge chandeliers. Couples are dancing everywhere and a smooth jazz rhythm controls the mood of the room, accompanied by an amazingly alluring vocal!  

Now this is vintage!  

Many couples dream about the perfect vintage wedding, and while the location can be quite easy to find and decorate, the music can be more difficult. Yes bands playing jazz, blues, soul ect. are easy to find, but the authentic diva-artist is a rare species! 

But we have found her. Gorgeous as few and with a voice like no one else, Joanita is the talk of the town!

Joanita was born in 1982 and has roots in Uganda and a Christian background. She specializes in Gospel and Soul, but her versitility is astounding. In person she is sweet and humble, but when she enters the stage, she tranforms into a pleasingly perfect vintage diva! 

She truly shines through and would make any vintage wedding a straight home run! 

So lean back and enjoy the pictures below. Also visit her website for a video of her performans, but bare in mind, that you will be blown away 😘 

Have a nice one 🙏🏻 

XoXo

 

 

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Lollipops - The new Hour D'oeuvres

In February 2016 at the Gulfood fair in Dubai, an absolutely delicious new food trend was presented for the first time. At trend so new that it still is unnamed!! For the time being let's call it the lollipop hour d'oeuvres. Aesthetically pleasing with flavours that just spoiles your taste buds while being easy finger foods, this is truly the perfect all in one wedding reception option! 

At a first glance they look like small sweet popsicles. With the expectancy of a hard and cold surface and a sweet taste, I was truly over thrown when met whit an all smooth and melting texture. The cheese and salmon one I tried first was like nothing I have ever tasted.

While knowing exactly what salmon and cheese are supposed to taste and feel like, this experience cought me of guarde! Both tastes were recognizable but they seemed way more intense because of the new way they were represented - and I was sold. The foie gras to come just made me an addict! 

I had the privilege to taste five amazing and very different flavours, each unique in their on way. All  products are made with the best ingrediences, and with a huge respect to the art of cooking! Unfortunatly I can not provide a taste sample, but let me try and fulfill your longing by pictures and discriptions!

If you want a taste the only Danish provider I have found is  http://www.cantinamaria.dk. Frank will be delighted to help you. 

Enjoy your meal and your weekend 😘

 Xo xo The Wedding Company 

Lollipop with Manchego Cheese and Salmon. The Manchego is a D.O.P and fresh. The Salmon is a Norwegian first class Salmon.  

Lollipop with Manchego Cheese and Salmon. The Manchego is a D.O.P and fresh. The Salmon is a Norwegian first class Salmon.  

Lollipop with foie gras and figs all home made 😋

Lollipop with foie gras and figs all home made 😋

This is called a priruletas with Manchego Cheese and blue berry.  

This is called a priruletas with Manchego Cheese and blue berry.  

Lollipop with very Dark chocolate and foie gras! Amazing 👌🏻 

Lollipop with very Dark chocolate and foie gras! Amazing 👌🏻 

Gin and tonic Lollipop with fresh lemon🍋 

Gin and tonic Lollipop with fresh lemon🍋 

10 perfect bridal manicures

Such a small thing, with such a huge impact! Eventhough it might seems unimportant, nails are not to be overlooked. They bring your hole look together, and are almost always noticed. Beautiful and healthy nails sends out a signal of surplus energy and personal control. 

This is true for women in general, and for brides in particular. Think about it - can you think of any other day, than you wedding day, where your hands will be the center of attention, be admired and be photographed more than this day? 

A pretty ring needs a pretty finger, and a pretty finger needs a pretty nail! Therefore we have gathered some of the most beautiful manicure styles below. We got something for everybody 😍

Be inspired and enjoy 💅🏻

The French  

The French  

The faded french  

The faded french  

Shiny, light and pink  

Shiny, light and pink  

Dull nude  

Dull nude  

With a little bit of purple and brown  

With a little bit of purple and brown  

The palette  

The palette  

The color palette  

The color palette  

Classic with a touch  

Classic with a touch  

Light blue with a golden french touch  

Light blue with a golden french touch  

Color blocking with golden details 

Color blocking with golden details 

20 budget friendly wedding guest outfits

When you receive an invitation for a wedding, one of the questions that pops up is always "WHAT TO WEAR?".

It is easy to find the perfect outfit, but when it comes to the perfect affordable outfit the task is a lot more difficult. Weddings are expensive - not only for the couple to be married, but also for the guests. So finding the perfect dress at the perfect price is the dream goal! 

But not to worry, we did the job for you! We have searched the Internet, and have gathered 20 amazing and wedding appropiate outfits. 

Enjoy it, and remember that a smile is the best wedding accessorie 😍

NB: All prices are in Dkk, and all prices are under 1000Dkk, 113 £ and 134 €. 

Pink dress from asos 335 Dkk

Pink dress from asos 335 Dkk

Blue maxi Chiffon dress from HM 499 Dkk

Blue maxi Chiffon dress from HM 499 Dkk

Army Dress from Zalando 649 Dkk

Army Dress from Zalando 649 Dkk

Green Jumpsuit from Zara 649 Dkk

Green Jumpsuit from Zara 649 Dkk

Flower print from Asos / Skirt 573,27 Dkk and Top 300 Dkk

Flower print from Asos / Skirt 573,27 Dkk and Top 300 Dkk

Red Dress from Asos 573,27 Dkk

Red Dress from Asos 573,27 Dkk

Shiny Dress from Zara 449 Dkk

Shiny Dress from Zara 449 Dkk

Navy Dress from Zalando 399 Dkk

Navy Dress from Zalando 399 Dkk

Pink Jumpsuit from Asos 335,14 Dkk

Pink Jumpsuit from Asos 335,14 Dkk

Nude silk from And Other Stories 575 Dkk

Nude silk from And Other Stories 575 Dkk

Blue Chiffon dress from HM 499 Dkk

Blue Chiffon dress from HM 499 Dkk

Multi colored Dress from HM 299 Dkk

Multi colored Dress from HM 299 Dkk

Green Lace dress from Asos 511,54 Dkk

Green Lace dress from Asos 511,54 Dkk

Red dress from Zara 449 Dkk

Red dress from Zara 449 Dkk

Navy Maxi Dress from Asos 573,27 Dkk

Navy Maxi Dress from Asos 573,27 Dkk

One Shoulder Dress from HM 299 Dkk

One Shoulder Dress from HM 299 Dkk

Nude Maxi Dress from Zalando 849 Dkk

Nude Maxi Dress from Zalando 849 Dkk

Navy jumpsuit from Asos 399 Dkk

Navy jumpsuit from Asos 399 Dkk

Red Dress from And Other Stories 450 Dkk

Red Dress from And Other Stories 450 Dkk

Gray Lace Dress From Zara 449 Dkk

Gray Lace Dress From Zara 449 Dkk

The history and traditions of the bridal bouquet

The bridal bouquet is for most brides a bare necessity.  Whether one is planning on a big church wedding with reception and dinner at a magnificent castle, or just keeping it simple and planning on a city hall wedding, the bridal bouquet is the most common and sort after bridal accessories. The Veil, the big dress, the blue, the old and the borrowed are not always represented, but it is seldom that you come across a bride without a beautiful bouquet.

It is tradition for the groom to provide the bouquet, but in most cases the bride or the bride’s mom has a say in the design of the bouquet.

But if you are a traditional groom, we have some tips for you. When you go to the florist there are a few information’s that will help in designing the perfect bouquet for your wife to be. They may want to know the color of the dress – and yes I do know it is probably white, but what sort of white color is it? Cream, champagne, clear white or perhaps egg shell. It might help to bring a fabric sample from the dress..

It is also a good idea to bring a photo of the bride. Her statue is important, because it says a lot about which bouquets she can pull off. The bride is not to disappear behind a mountain of flowers. As the bridal gown may change the statue a bit, it can be a good idea to know which type of dress the bride will be wearing – is it a ball gown, A-line or maybe a  mermaid gown?

Our last recommendation should be the easy one, but can prove to be difficult – trust your instincts. One must assume that the groom would be the person knowing the bride best, but when it comes to following instincts it can be a tough job being a groom. Just remember that then it comes down to it, the most important thing for the bride is that her husband to be is enchanted with her looks. She will love the bouquet you choose because you choose it. This last rule apply to most bride’s. As a  groom you can only sat praise to the fact that tradition tells you to choose the bouquet and not the dress.

The bridal bouquets as we know it dates back to the 1880’s. Before then the bride wore a smaller chest bouquet attached to her dress. The fashion have changed over the years, but the bouquet has always been in fashion.

Naeem Khan did it

The aftershock of the New York Bridal Fashion Week is beginning to fade, and what remains is our astonishment of the creativity and out of the box thinking which was presented to us by designer Naeem Khan. This has caused us to name him he uncrowned king of the NY Bridal Fashion Week 2016! 

His Indian roots may be the reason why he questions the classic white wedding dress. He plays with colors, materials and shapes in his creations, and this year he did it spot on. 

Here are some of our favorite Naeem Khan creations showed on the runway this spring.  

Enjoy

 

 

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The best of NY Bridal Fashion Week 2016

So many dresses and pictures and so little time. Fear not - we have tapped throgh it all, picking a wide variety of gowns showed at this years NY Bridal Fashion Week.

Some are ready to wear and some are more artistic, but they are all picked to represent this years new trends. 

Enjoy and be amazed 😍

Monique Huillier 

Monique Huillier 

Mira zwillinger  

Mira zwillinger  

Samantha Will

Samantha Will

Carolina Herrera

Carolina Herrera

Peter Langner  

Peter Langner  

Christian Siriano

Christian Siriano

Caroline Hayden - this also comes in a long version 🙏🏻 

Caroline Hayden - this also comes in a long version 🙏🏻 

Jim hjelm  

Jim hjelm  

Christian Siriano  

Christian Siriano  

Francesca Miranda  

Francesca Miranda  

Limor Rosen  

Limor Rosen  

Lazaro  

Lazaro  

Oscar De La Renta  

Oscar De La Renta  

Carolina Herrera  

Carolina Herrera  

Sarah Seven  

Sarah Seven  

Rita Vinieris  

Rita Vinieris  

Lazaro  

Lazaro  

Hayley Paige  

Hayley Paige  

Sarah Nouri

Sarah Nouri

Maggie Sottero

Maggie Sottero

Peter Copping  

Peter Copping  

Naeem Khan  

Naeem Khan  

Monique Huillier  

Monique Huillier  

Isabelle Armstrong  

Isabelle Armstrong  

Peter Langner  

Peter Langner  

Isabelle Armstrong  

Isabelle Armstrong  

Romona Keveza  

Romona Keveza  

Anna Barge  

Anna Barge  

Mira Zwillinger  

Mira Zwillinger  

Reem Acra  

Reem Acra  

The colored wedding gown is back

A wedding dress is white! WRONG...  

Last week New York City hosted the Bridal Fashion Week of 2016, and as everything else of this season, the new creations were over the top in details and extravagance - and in color 🤗

Seldom have we seen so many stunningly colored wedding gowns. Maybe this is a sign that the traditonal white gown has meet its monopolistic ending, aften nearly 150 years on the wedding throne. 

Maybe you are all into the idea of a colored wedding dress and maybe not, but we must admit that we love it! 😍

Below we have gather a small pot pourri of some of our favorite colored dresses of the NY Bridal Fashion Week 2016.  

Enjoy 💃🏼

 

 

Naeem Khan  

Naeem Khan  

Christian Siriano  

Christian Siriano  

Xcitegowns  

Xcitegowns  

Kelly Featanini

Kelly Featanini

Jaclyn Jordan

Jaclyn Jordan

Nadeem Khan  

Nadeem Khan  

Christian Dior

Christian Dior

Ines Di Santo  

Ines Di Santo  

Gianbattista Valli

Gianbattista Valli

Inbal Dror

Inbal Dror

Naeem Khan  

Naeem Khan  

Pink/ colored veil for those who are not ready for the colored dress  👇🏻👌🏻💖

Naeem Khan  

Naeem Khan  

14 modern bridal bouquets

In the ever changing world of bridal fashion the bouquet is the master of innovation and transformation. Its unlimited color choises gives it a head start in the running of being the most limit free and creative platform on the wedding scene. 

At the  beginning of this century bouquets were to be controlled, minimalistic and dense. Classic flowers were in favour, and mostly used were roses of all colors but mainly the white ones. I general the bouquet fashion subscribed white or pale coloured flowers neatly put together so nothing was hanging loose and everything was a compact romantic and classic unit.

Today the bouquet fashion has change enormously. We want vast bouquets, with all kinds of flowers and materials. The classic bouquet is out, and the innovative bouquet is in. The perfect bouquet is to be something that has never been seen before or worn by anyone else. Every bride wants to be unique, and they will go head over heels to be different, more creative and more innovative than her fellow brides. This may sound as a terrible competition, but we have been in need of change and courage, and for the industry this brings some freedom and a breath of fresh air.  

Today's bridal bouquet can be everything. It is the creativity, artistic fell and above all personality of it that gives meaning to the design. It is to tell a story about the bride holding it. 

Below we have gathered some unique and very different options on what a  modern and beautiful 2016 bouquet could look like.

Enjoy

 

 

The veggie bouquet  

The veggie bouquet  

Classic with a twist  

Classic with a twist  

Matching bouquet with flower crown

Matching bouquet with flower crown

Romantic nostalgia  

Romantic nostalgia  

The untidy one  

The untidy one  

The rainbow double  

The rainbow double  

Loving these untraditional green and blueish bouquets  

Loving these untraditional green and blueish bouquets  

The more is more version  

The more is more version  

Simply pretty  

Simply pretty  

This one is all in paper by Marianne Eriksen Scott-Hansen  

This one is all in paper by Marianne Eriksen Scott-Hansen  

A field feel  

A field feel  

Minimalism  

Minimalism  

Green and classic  

Green and classic  

Keep it simple and big  

Keep it simple and big  

In love with Valdemar Castle

Go to Denmark, go to Fyn, take the highway all the way south to were it ends, take a left once you have crossed the bridge that takes you from Fyn to the small island of Tåsinge, and then just follow the road until you are met by the magnificent Valdemar Castle. Encircled by both the see line, vast fields and deep woods this fairy tale castle is worthy of the name. The surroundings truly create a very special  feeling of being close to nature and still in the middle of the luxury lifestyle that is Valdemars Castle. 

As the surroundings differ so do the wedding dreams this venue can provide. As for the traditional princess wedding Valdemar Castle has room for both big and small parties, adjusting to the customer's every need. For the very big wedding parties and for those wishing for a more raw and authentic venue, the old stable building with room for 400 guest is ideal. Cement floors, exposed beams and stall windows take the guest back to basic, back to nature and let them enter the romantic atmosphere that is the south of Fyn. Last but not lest we have the pavillion located just on the beach. With room for only 50 person, this is for the small and intimate weddings. 

 

Versatility often equals a compromise with quality. Valdemar Castle is one of our favorite venues due to the fact that it can combine world class gastronomy, great service, gorgeous sourroundings, luxurious settings and huge ambitions with a flexibility and versatility that is seldom seen. 

We highly recommend Valdemar Castle to everybody! No matter the budget or type of wedding, Valdemar Castle can provide you with your dream wedding.  

For more pictures and information please follow the link below. 

The Wedding Company wishes everyone a nice weekend 😘

 

http://valdemarsslot.dk/fest/

 

 

The main building  

The main building  

Living room

Living room

The entrance hall

The entrance hall

The Chapel  

The Chapel  

The dining room  

The dining room  

The Kitchen  - good for breakfast, winetasting or even weddings 

The Kitchen  - good for breakfast, winetasting or even weddings 

The pavillion  

The pavillion  

The pavillion  

The pavillion  

The main hall  

The main hall  

The main hall  

The main hall  

It is time for cake

Denmark is well know for its exquisit food culture. Everything from good ingredients and innovative methods of cooking to the way the food is presented have a high priority on the danish gastronomic scene. This does not only go for michelin restaurant, but also for the ordinary danish consumer preparing dinner at home for the family. Therefore it gows without saying that the standards of cooking is pushed to the limit to meet  the high expectation and standards of the consumers.

This high standard is also reflected in danish wedding cakes. We got some of the worlds best bakers and confectioners, making sure that the taste is innovative and exquisit! 

But the taste of a wedding cake is not the only important thing, and maybe not even the most important thing. The appearence of the cake is essential. For many couples the cake  has to represent the wedding - is there a theme or maybe a distinction that is unique for the marrying couple. Therefore the looks of the cake is important. 

Below We have gathered some delicious wedding cakes - both some of traditionel and some of more modern looks. 

Enjoy 😋 

 

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