Wedding Ideas Awards 2012

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, those Wedding Ideas Magazine party people at Giraffe Media really know how to throw a spectacular bash. None more so than the glittering award ceremony they hosted at The Brewery, London on Friday 13th January 2012. Kirstie Taylor, owner of sister company Flo & Percy was nominated for an award in the Best Accessories category and although our Queen of Vintage didn’t add another trophy to her already full cabinet on this occasion, our uber talented beauty let down her Goldilocks hair and had an ab fab night, as did everyone at Team Flo & Percy.  The wedding industry glitterarti had turned out in force and jumped immediately upon a plethora of cocktails, were wowed by an ice sculpture Giraffe vodka luge, marvellous ‘how on flippin’ earth do they do that?’ magicians, photobooths for maximum pose striking and vino galore. Rob Deering was the hilarious host who kept the 350 strong guests entertained and spraying Brandy Snaps out of their mouths with laughter.

Congrats to all the winners and bravo to The Giraffe Media Herd at Wedding Ideas.  Special thanks and a whopping well done to you Kirstie for being nominated by the Wedding Ideas readers.

Award nominee Kirstie Taylor
looking amazing in a vintage Flo & Percy choker and a Kitty & Dulcie gown

Kirstie and Julie totally spellbound after being treated to some jaw dropping table magic

Our OH’s were on their best behaviour (sort of)

Creatiques fabulous Andrew Pearce was dashingly kilted and flashed some rather
 spectacular boxers featuring a Wedding Ideas Awards 2012 sparkly logo.

Hanging out with some of  Giraffe Media Herd 
(Shelley, Pippa, Kirstie, Rachel, Lucinda) 
(but where’s our lovely Jade?)
Shelley strikes a pose and almost puts her back out.
Want That Wedding’s Sonia Collett and Kirstie sizzle with pin-up girl glam’
Pauline, Kirstie and Julie from
Team Flo & Percy have a group hug

King of bridal couture Ian Stuart was rather taken with Shelley’s Vivienne Westwood
 fragrance whilst the rest of the gang laughed at Simon’s silly hair
Shelley, Pauline, Kirstie, Lisa (our ace web designer from Vanilla Gecko) and Julie pose on the red carpet
Announcing the winners of the Wedding Ideas Awards 2012
Best Wedding Venue – Clearwell Castle
Best Destination Choice – Sandals

Best Wedding Videographer – Ido Wedding Films
Best Wedding Photographer – Emma Case
Best Gift List –
Best Special Touches – Giddy Kipper
Best Wedding Cake – The English Cheesecake Company
Best Stationery – Lucy Ledger
Best Shoes – Rachel Simpson Shoes
Best Accessories – Chez Bec
Best Bridal Retailer – Ellie Sanderson
Best Mother of the Bride Collection – Ian Stuart
Best Groomswear – Hugh Harris
Best Bridesmaids Collection – Dessy
Best Plus Size Collection – Sonsie
Best Dress Collection – Alfred Angelo

                 Special Recognition winner Emma Waring – Military Wedding Discounts

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