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Royce Lingerie Specialist.

October is such a special month,  we all join together to help raise money to beat cancer!

I thought I would take this opportunity to write a short blog post about our non wired, mastectomy bras supplier, Royce Lingerie who will be donating £1 from every bra  they sell throughout the whole of October.

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Royce are world leaders when it comes to non wired bras. They have been specialising and producing wire free since the early 90s. Royce have designed a truly outstanding mastectomy bra that is innovative in style, superbly comfortable and containing X-Static silver fibre to aid the healing process.

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I recently had the pleasure of meeting one of the owners Jane Fleming, when I attended their in house advance training program and factory tour.

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This was such a wonderful experience, being able to meet, measure and fit some truly remarkable ladies who had undergone mastectomy surgery (single or double!).

The ladies told us of there experiences and later allowed us to measure and fit them in lingerie from the amazing range that Royce offer.

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Royce are very dedicated to what the do and helping ladies who require non wired bras in all areas, not just mastectomy. They have utilized the technologies and designers they have to create a teen bra collection which feature sizes 28AA- 36D, a beautiful non wired collection in a full range of sizes and a maternity collection which range up to a 40K!

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Royce is enormously proud to be a British company.  All our products are designed by our dedicated and gifted team here in UK, and we know that our customers – along with discerning people the world over – appreciate the design excellence as well as the quality and craftsmanship that go into creating the ‘Best of British’.

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Images courtesy of Royce Lingerie

If you’re a Bride to Be and soon to be wed and just don’t know where to start when it comes to what to wear beneath your wedding dress, then this might just be of some help. We find many Brides leave finding their wedding underwear to the last minute, either they’ve been losing weight before the big day or they think it will simply be a case of popping into town to pick something up. Unfortunately this tends not to be as straight forward as they imagine.

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A wedding dress is a really special dress not just by its very nature but by its design and fit as well, so quite often requires some special lingerie for your wedding day. This is really why it shouldn’t be left to the last minute and taken for granted that it will be an easy task. So where do you start when looking for your bridal underwear? Whatever you decide upon, it’s important that it works in complete harmony with you and your wedding gown.

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If your dress already has a lot of boning throughout the bodice then a wedding corset with plenty of boning is more than likely going cause some discomfort. Resist the temptation when you hear a corset can take up to 4″ off your waistline in seconds. Properly fitted they can, but the 4″ has to go somewhere! A wedding corset is very good at helping to shape and sculpt your figure to a more hourglass silhouette and providing support over your midriff. Some bridal corsets also have underwired cups and also give good lift, support and shape to your bust too!

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Many wedding dresses have sweetheart or bateau necklines and therefore require a style of strapless wedding lingerie to go beneath. This is where it begins to get more tricky and even more so if your size tends to be less well stocked in high street shops, so a bit more time and patience is called for. A strapless wedding bustier could work well for this style, it would still provide some shaping to your figure as well as underwired support for your breasts.

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It’s important to get fitted and go and try on bridal bras, you want to make sure it doesn’t give you a bulge over the top of the cup or alternatively that the cups don’t fall forward when you lean over, leaving you feeling unsupported and exposed! A dress that is made from a light material, such as silk or satin may also show any fancy lace edging or a heavily padded cup will be quite noticeable. Your wedding day lingerie should be the unsung hero of your wedding day, comfy and supportive and not seen by your guests and photographer!

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Comfort has already been mentioned a few times, because it’s important. Your wedding day does pass by quickly but comfort really is king, so bear this in mind when it comes to your undies. If you’re not a thong kind of person then your wedding day is not the day to try. You don’t want to be fidgeting and shuffling all through your day trying to get comfortable, stick to briefs or hip huggers if that’s what you’re used too! You can get underwear that don’t have elasticated edges so don’t show the dreaded VPL!

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Shapewear is quite a popular option these days with brides wanting to make sure that everything is tucked in to look their best in the wedding photographs. Bridal shapewear has evolved quite markedly over the years with some nice pieces available in whites and ivories to suit dress colours. When it comes to colours, try and make sure that you get bridal underwear that matches the colour of your dress. Most important of all is to try your wedding day lingerie on with your dress at some point to make sure they compliment each other and you’re comfortable!

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The importance of wearing a correctly fitted nursing bra.

It is such a magical time in a women’s life when you find out that you are expecting! Your first thoughts are, I wonder if we are having a boy or a girl? We should start decorating the spare room… and most importantly, you have the excitement of choosing names.

After a while the over excitement wears off  and whilst you are still overjoyed you start to think about an notice the other side of pregnancy, such as the morning sickness, the weight gain and change in moods. Over the coming weeks you will feel more focused once your emotions settle down. You may feel the need to start nesting, and part of this is getting thing ready for when baby is born.

The nursery/babies room will more than likely be first on the agenda followed closely by which buggy/stroller to have, however as you start to show more you will need new clothes and underwear. The correct fitting nursing bra is a very important item to be on the list to purchase.

When choosing a nursing bra, it is important that you get a suitable comfortable and supportive bra. If you choose to breast-feed, you’ll need a nursing bra where the cups can open and close easily, with plenty of room for your little one to sit comfortably (and for you to feel comfortable too!). It’s essential that the bra is supportive but not constrictive as this can cause medical problems like mastitis or blocked ducts.

If you choose to breast-feed, you might find that using breast pads inside your bra helps to reduce any leakages: a night-time nursing bra can also be helpful for this.

One of the most important things to remember about buying a good nursing bra is not to jump the gun and get a new bra too early on in your pregnancy. You might have noticed already that your breasts have got bigger – it’s likely that they’ll grow even more after the birth so it’s important to wait until near the end of the pregnancy until you get measured for a nursing bra. importance of wearing a correctly fitted nursing bra.

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Here are a few tips for buying a maternity bra

* Always invest in a good quality bras. It is most important that you are wearing a supportive yet comfortable bra, (some of the cheaper brands do not have the same structure and support as other brands)

* A correctly fitting maternity/nursing bra should still sit the same way as your everyday bra, flat against your ribs cage.

* A none wired bra is best as they are more comfortable and there is less chance of your underwires causing any issues with your milk ducts as your breast grow. Many nursing & maternity bras now have what is known as re-inforced cotton in place of the underwire. This is where designers have added extra cotton in the shape of an underwire to maximise support and comfort for each breast as they develop and become heavier.

* You will see that most good supportive nursing & maternity bras have wider straps that you may be use to on your everyday bras. This is to help support the growing weight of your breast as the become larger. It is your back that should take the weight of your breasts and to do this you will require good strong straps, the wider they are the less they will dig in to your shoulders and cause you discomfort.

* Maternity bras can be worn to bed if you feel comfortable doing this, it can help to prevent leakage in bed. Simply add a breast pad in to you bra before you go to bed, this should usually last till the morning, however you can add two for extra protection.

* When getting fitted you will be advised to purchase a bra that fits you on the tightest setting, this will help save money in the long run as it means that you can loosen your bra as your as you grow.

* We would recommend that you book in for a fitting when you start to show or when you notice that you everyday bra is no longer suitable, (this is usually around 12-16 weeks in to your pregnancy) and have regular fittings thereafter, (this does not mean new bras each time, but simply to make sure that your bra is still supportive and most of all comfortable for you) especially one at about 4 weeks before baby is due to make sure that your bra is still suitable for when baby is born and your milk starts to come through, this is when your breast will increase in size quite rapidly.

* As with all bras, we advise that you hand wash them. This will help preserve your bra and keep it looking newer for longer. Hand washing your bra will help to maintain its original shape and fit as apposed to a washing machine which will over time distort the shape and fit of your bra.

Some information sourced from Panache Website

 

January 23, 2017

Bridal Lingerie Collection at Moonrise.

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Gracya glow balconette bra is an elegant Demi-cup bra in cream with removable shoulder straps, push up cups with the option to remove push up pads.

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It’s beautifully decorated with Swarovski crystals and deep embroidery with a semi-sheer side and a large ribbon bow in the centre of the bust. The glow is an amazing bridal bra and it’s available in a wide range of sizes from 30 – 38 back size and A – F cup size with matching thongs size ranging small – extra large.

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Fuller strapless cup option

Moonrise Lingerie Harmony bra is a stunningly designed plus size bra with optional straps, cross straps to offer more support and featuring soft foam cups in a smooth Italian Baselli satin with half the cup in floral lace overlay.

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The Harmony is the perfect plus size bridal bra which will give you all the support and comfort you need on your special day. It’s available in 36 – 40 back size and D – H cup size with matching briefs and thongs size ranging 12 – 18.

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To find out more about bridal lingerie options, visit our website by clicking  Moonrise Lingerie or pop in store for a FREE fitting and try one on!

Written by: Kiera Cavey

Well it’s Sunday & time to catch up all the wedding wonderfulness that’s being going on at Moonrise Bridal this week, (and a little bit from the week before)!

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Wedding Flowers & Bridal Bouquets

We caught up with one of our good friends from last wedding season, Claire from Sister Sister Bouquets. We wanted to find out some of the advantages that artificial wedding flowers have over real ones, and a where to start when it comes to choosing flowers for your wedding day.

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See what colours Claire thinks are going to be popular this year, and see more of her fantastic floral designs & bridal bouquets.

 

Keeping Kids Entertained at Weddings

Keeping kids occupied at weddings can be a real struggle, so our next post might be just what you need.

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We caught up with Jade from Astbury Darlings, to find out just how they can help out at keeping kids entertained at weddings. Their prices are really good too!

 

Customised Wedding Shoes

Wedding shoes are becoming more and more customised by Brides to Be for their wedding day. So when we saw these lovely little beauties handmade by Tomas Molyneux, we just had to share them!

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Take a glimpse at a few more Custom Glitter Shoes and find out what made Tomas start making wedding shoes!

 

Wedding Day Photography

Finally we caught up with a fabulous Wedding Photographer we had the pleasure of discovering from one of our Real Brides Features from last year. We spoke to Hayley Scott Photography and asked what couples should be thinking about when it comes to choosing a wedding day photographer for their special day.

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Well that’s it for another wedding chat round up. Hope enjoyed what we brought you and look forward to helping you along with your wedding planning journey!

 

Love

 

Tanya

 

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Well February 14th is fast approaching so we thought we’d pinch this post for ourselves and dedicate it to some of the new sexy lingerie lines recently added to our sister site Moonrise at Midnight Lingerie, including some new plus size lingerie lines!

 

Shops windows always seem to fill up with blacks and reds when it comes to lingerie for Valentines Day, but we wanted to share some other colours that are just as romantic and seductive, of course we’ve thrown in some red & black for good measure!

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Lingerie Advice for Men

Right fella’s there’s loads of pages across the internet on offering advice on how to choose lingerie for your girlfriend, fiancee or wife, but truth be known you’re the probably the best one at choosing underwear for your other half, (apart from her of course)! Just make sure you get the correct size and choose something similar to what she already wears and that’s pretty much it!

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Babydolls & chemises are pretty good for valentines day gifts as they are usually pretty easier to size up rather than a bra set, as bra sizing and fit can alter quite a bit from brand to brand! They’re great for wearing all year round as sleepwear as well!

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Lingerie Advice for Women!

If you’re buying some sexy nightwear for yourself as a surprise for your special someone, then go for something that’s flattering, (quite obvious I know), but comfortable as well! There’s lots of corsets and bustiers advertised and on display in shops on stick thin mannequins, but if you’re not used to wearing these as lingerie then now’s not the time to go changing! Quality lingerie isn’t cheap, so opt for something that you can get plenty of uses out of, rather than black & red and plastered in hearts!

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I’ve added this blue draped chemise as it’s one of my favourites, it’s quite different, very comfortable and is really flattering without being too revealing!

  

So visit our website Moonrise at Midnight and send a few hints to your other halves and spread the love on Valentine’s Day. (Use code FIRST33 for 10% discount as well)!

  

Website: http://www.moonriseatmidnight.co.uk

  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/moonriseatmidnight

  

Twitter: https://twitter.com/moonrisemidnite

Although we love all things wedding, from lingerie (obviously!) to cakes, shoes and flowers we wanted to introduce this great little boutique, they have some great holiday wear that would be just perfect for Honeymooners away to sunnier climes! They almost always have a sale on, and who doesn’t love a bargain!

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Q: Tell us about KC Boutique. How long you’ve been going & why you started.

KC Boutique started in August 2014, 2 friends with a love for fashion and style decided to finally start a business doing what we enjoy and try to bring something new into the fashion industry at affordable prices.

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Q: Who do cater/ tailor your products for & what size ranges do you cover?

We have just started our new baby range which has proved very popular however for the moment we are only dealing with sizes from new born to 6 months for now :) our womens range cater for teenagers up to middle age women from sizes 8 to 16

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Q: What’s would you say has been this Summer’s must have?

This summers must haves have definitely been our neon bikinis! They are bright, bold and definitely turn heads, at the moment they are on sale to yay!

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Q: What’s your favourite product/s from your KC baby range?

The baby range is just adorable! We have tried to cater for boy, girl and unisex but our favourite are definitely the snowsuits, they are so fluffy and soft we just couldn’t help ourselves :)

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Q: What has been your biggest achievement to date?

Our biggest achievement for the both of us at the moment was taking the step to leave our jobs and start up the business (it’s a lot scarier than what you think :) ) social media has been a great help to get us up and running and now we also do event days for gyms, fairs etc

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Q: Do you have any ideas what styles are going to be popular this winter season?

For winter this year we will be bringing in our faux fur capes again, last year they were our biggest seller! Also this year we have some beautiful fluffy gillets that will be online in the next few weeks!

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Q: Do you have any sales/ special offers on at the moment?

We always have a sale on yay! At the moment all our summer range is reduced plus you get 10% off with your first order using code FIRST and free shipping with orders over £50

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So if you’re away on a well deserved honeymoon after all of the stressful wedding planning and an exhausting however enjoyable Wedding Day, then pop on to KC Boutique and treat yourself and your wardrobe to some new styles to start off your newly married life!

  

Website: http://www.thekcboutique.com/

  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KC-Boutique-691239204290828/

  

Twitter: https://twitter.com/kc_boutique

  

Instagram: https://instagram.com/kc_boutique_/

Everyone wants there wedding day to be special and unique and one of the ways to do this is to have an individual theme, be it rustic, vintage or even Alice in Wonderland! So dressing your venue for your wedding reception can involove quite a lot of detail and planning, and this where my next guest comes in very handy indeed! So let me hand you over to Sarah & Danielle from Rent a Wedding and see how they can help!

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Q: Tell us a little bit about ‘Rent a Wedding’ and why you got started.

We arrived at the idea for ‘rent a wedding’ during the planning of a wedding. We found it very hard to find the things we were looking for at a decent price. So we wanted to provide a service that provides a wide range of vintage/ rustic wedding supplies as well as being good value for money, so that you don’t have the trouble that we had!

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Q: What sort of things can you help our Brides to Be with when it comes to their wedding day?

‘Rent a Wedding’ based in Bedfordshire, provides a wide range of vintage & rustic wedding supplies to hire or purchase from:

• Rustic candy bar with or without sweets

• Vintage style photo booth & props

• Burlap/ Hessian & lace Bunting, runners, bows & cutlery holders

• Bespoke jam jars

• Centre pieces – Candelabras, Birdcages, Medium Wine Candle Holders, and Vases etc.

• Suitcases for cards & card box, easels

• Heart & Birdcage Table plans

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We also have products for sale that can be made to your designs, such as confetti cones filled or unfilled and place cards and decorated jam jars. If there is something that you would like and we do not have it in stock, please contact us either through Facebook, email or phone and we will consult with you to make sure you get exactly what you want. We are constantly adding to our collection so please don’t be shy!

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Q:What advice do you have for Brides to Be when it comes to dressing their venue for the Big Day?

Make a check list of all your items you need on the day and times they need to be done, allow time, accept help and remember it will be okay!!

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Q: What makes you stand out from the crowd & what can your Brides expect when ordering from you?

We are patient, practical & professional! We take pride, care & attentions in our work but most importantly we are affordable. We wanted to provide a rustic/ vintage style for our brides that everyone can afford.

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Q: What do you like most about being involved in people’s weddings?

There is nothing more satisfying then knowing you help someone’s dream day come true. Watching the happiness on our client’s faces when we supply them there items to help them build their dream wedding, it is truly magical.

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Q: Most brides are working to a budget for their wedding. Do you have any tips that could help? (In any area, not just venue dressing).

Make a list, be realistic when creating a budget and stick to it. Talk to us we are flexible and provide packages, we are always available for professional, reliable and honest advise.

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We will have more photos soon of all our products! So give us a LIKE on Facebook and see what else we can help you with!

  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RentaWedding1

  

Tel: 07719002564 & 07479605959

  

E-mail: Rentawedding@aol.co.uk

We are pleased to announce that Moonrise Lingerie is now offering a rental service on our wedding hoops for our Brides to Be on their wedding day. More and more brides are looking to make savings on their wedding day budget without compromising on their quality, and what a great place to make a saving.
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It’s most likely to be the case that a bride will only use her wedding petticoat for her wedding day and they can be quite expensive to buy, and then there is the extra expense of cleaning if you’re looking to sell it on as a pre-loved petticoat. So why not take a slightly more hassle free approach and take advantage of our petticoat hire service?
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All of our bridal hoops are industry recognised Jupon petticoats and range from single layer to triple layer in both white or ivory. Prices start from just £23 and include cleaning. So take the stress out of dealing with your wedding hoop with our hassle free petticoat hire! Visit our website at ……… for full details and order yours today to avoid disappointment.

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Web: http://www.moonriselingerie.co.uk/
Facebook: www.facebook.co./moonrisebridal
Twitter: www.twitter.com/Moonrise_Bridal

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Tel: 01275  269054

Moonrise Lingerie are pleased to announce they’ve teamed up with local award winning bridal gown designer Abigail Westrup of Nailsea, Bristol. In addition to our new plus size wedding underwear range, ‘A Touch of Elegance’, Tanya and Abigail are going to work together on designing an exciting new line of sleepwear including babydolls, camisoles and nighties.

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Design 1

This new collection is intended to be a limited edition with only a small number of each design been made to keep them quite unique and will include a variety of different styles as well as colours.

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Gorgeous Collection of colours and Fabribs

Abigail and Tanya are both very excited about the project and hope to have some samples ready in the upcoming few weeks.

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The new designs will be available to buy online at Moonrise at Midnight as well as in Abigail’s Boutique here in Nailsea.

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Keep an eye out on our Facebook pages to see the new designs as they unfold and have your chance to input your thoughts.

Don’t forget you can follow us on Facebook & Twitter  and keep in touch with the latest developments here at Moonrise Lingerie.

Abigail Westrup Facebook – www.facebook.com/Abigail-Westrup-Bridal