Wedding Suppliers & Friends

Wedding gowns in a wedding boutique, one of our wedding suppliers

So, you are getting married!  You’ve got someone to marry and you’ve booked the venue… But now what?  Here are my top picks of the best wedding suppliers,  Cambridge.

I am so fortunate that I get to attend some truly gorgeous weddings and I get to work with the top wedding suppliers, Cambridge.

So I decided to put together my A List of wedding suppliers to help you plan your special day.

Book one, book all but at the very least do book a meeting with them to discus your plans and let them show you what makes these suppliers different and why you should have them on your side.

Please note:  I have only added these suppliers because I have worked with them on multiple occasions and I’ve seen their dedication and skill first hand.

Wedding Dresses

Shades of White

5 Manor Mews, Bridge Street, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5UW

Anna and Jo at Shades Of White are brilliant, their boutique is gorgeous but most of all they will ensure that your consultation to final fitting will be a pleasure.  And that’s what you need… as well as thee most gorgeous gowns.

The Tailor’s Cat

5-7 Sussex Street, Cambridge, CB1 1PA

A stunning wedding dress boutique in the heart of Cambridge, with an incredibly talented and dedicated team.

The reason I’ve listed both these wedding dress shops is because of the outstanding feedback I’ve had from my brides.  Both these boutiques will ensure that choosing your wedding dress is a pleasure.

Wedding Hair and Make-up

Fiona at  Now I have to admit that I’ve worked with Fiona many times before, not only with my wedding clients but also for my editorial clients… And she happens to be my ‘long suffering’ wife too.  Bt I am recommending her purely on her professionalism, and her calming approach, ensuring your day starts stress free.

And I also always recommend this amazing make-up artists. Cambridge Make-up Artist.  Kerry is a true professional and also has such a calming manner.  She also has a huge team behind her, perfect for larger bridal parties.

Groom’s formal wear

Westbrook Formal Hire

Cadge & Co.  9 The Pavement, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5AD
T: 01480 462194

These people know the business and have the latest styles in every possible size/combination.

Wedding Entertainment

Wow, this is such a subjective category, so I have added the people that produce thee most amazing reactions guests’ faces.

Wedding Magician

Wayne Goodman

I class Wayne as one of my best friends, but I am recommending him not only because of his insane magic tricks, but because of the effort he puts into weddings shows and because of the reactions and the memories created at the weddings he attends.  Kids love him, grown-ups are amazed at his magic… and your guests will remember him.

Wedding Band


Swagger are a five piece function band who know how to get the party rolling.  They read the room and their sets produce thee most epic dance photos ever.

Wedding cars

Cambridge Wedding Cars.

These guys have the largest collection of classic, stylish and fast weddings cars in the area.  But what makes Cambridge Wedding Cars different are the drivers.  They are patient, never leave unless they are certain that the photographers have finished with car and are never clock watching.  This is important, but weddings hardly ever go to plan.

Wedding Stationery

Little Button Nose

Julie at Little Button Nose is one of thee most dedicated and creative wedding suppliers around.  Her wedding stationery oozes style and quality.  The wedding stationery is the first impression and notification of a wedding, so make sure it’s stylish and elegant… Just book Julie.

Wedding Florists

I have two recommendations here.  When I walk into a a venue, and it smells of flowers, I know that it’s either Heidi or Sally that have done the flowers.

Heidi Appleyard 

Sally at:

Both these florist produce thee most fragrant, stylish flowers for weddings.  And their bouquets are absolutely magnificent.

Wedding Venue décor and chair décor/covers

Easy and Elegant Weddings

I’ve worked with Lucie lots of times and I can see why she is trusted by so many venues and brides.  She is the ‘go to’ venue decor company for so many high end wedding venues in Cambridgeshire.  Her professionalism is outstanding and with a huge stock of constantly evolving designs and decorations, your wedding will be a unique as you.  You need this lady on  your team.

Wedding Photographers

If I were getting married (again), I’d choose Neil Laver or Scott Gilbert to photograph my day.

You need a photographer that works with you and will get on with your family and friends throughout your celebrations as well as take stunning images.  Which is why I would recommend either of these two photographers.

Neil Laver Wedding Photography

Scotts of Cambridge

Wedding Videographers / wedding film makers

I completely recommend either of these two super talented wedding film makers.  If I shot video, I could only dream of being  this good.

Stephen Shepperson at Shepperson Films 

David Grace at DG Films.

David Knight, White Dress Films.

Wedding Venues

Still stuck for a venue?  Visit my blogfor some venue inspiration or view my venue page, or call me and let me tell you where my favourite venues are.

I hope you’ve found this article useful, but if I have missed any one out or you’d like a further recommendation, then please do let me know.  I’ll only ever recommend a supplier that I’ve worked with several times and one that I’d have at my wedding.


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