From Studio 1: Essex Wedding Photographer
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The Civil Partnership Act 2004 came into effect in England and Wales in 2005. It enables a same-sex couple to register as civil partners of each other.
A wide necktie often worn for the more formal wedding.
Flower worn on the lapel of a man’s suit jacket.
Long veil falling below the bride’s knees, above her ankles.
Also known as the ‘Royal Veil’. This is the most formal style of veil, extending onto the floor and beyond the wedding gown for at least a foot.
A short veil worn by the Bride that is popular with less formal dresses. Very short in length, around chin length. This veil is also referred to as a birdcage veil.