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Review: The Boutique & Bijou Bridal Fair at The Abode Hotel

The ABode Hotel, Exeter played host to our most recent event – The Boutique & Bijou Bridal Fair. We had a splendid afternoon at this luxury boutique hotel, enjoying live music, fizz, canapes, a roaming catwalk plus a pop-up hair and beauty boudoir – along side meeting a handful of the South West’s finest wedding suppliers, such an inspiring afternoon!



Mel from Maxi Photography was busy taking snaps throughout the event, take a peek at who else joined us at The Boutique & Bijou Bridal Fair….

We had a selection of beautiful bridal dresses from Lily & Louie, Pirouette… Modelled beautifully by Ella and Megha within our roaming catwalk

A divine selection of bridal jewellery and accessories from Kye Tew Jewellery and Land of White Ginger and pagain modelled by Ella and Megha…

The pop-up hair and beauty boudoir courtesy of The Event Studios created beautiful make up and hair looks for our two models and guests at our event…

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Exquisite hand crafted wedding cakes from Cherry Blossom Cakes & Cupcakes and Kate Burt Cakes, Kate also kindly created 50 delicious cupcakes for our brides & grooms on arrival to our Boutique & Bijou Bridal Fair…

A handful of amazing photographers who also joined us at our event… including Thomas Frost Photography, Maxi Photography and Kensa Boudoir Photography

Simply beautifully bijou table styling from Blue Fizz Events and Emma Hewlett Flowers

We are also pleased to announce the first winner of our competition, Gemma Stiling who won A Bijou Styling Package, courtesy of Blue Fizz Events- many congratulations!

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Beautiful Flowers from Brompton Buds and With A Flourish

Amazing Watercolour Paintings from Charlotte Atkinson..

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Mesmerising close up magic from Dan Brazier..

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Live music from Jimmy Ireland & harp playing from Emma Graham filled the air of the Abode Hotel…


Handcrafted Paper Bouquet from The Pocket Design Studio

We are pleased to announce the second winner of our competition, Judy Bradbeer who won one of Pocket Design Studio’s paper bouquets – many congratulations!

pocket design bouquet

Absolutely Beautiful wedding stationary created by Artemis Stationary and Knots & Kisses

Delicious Canapés and Fizz courtesy of The ABode Hotel Exeter

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The Pop up Photo Booth from Matt Stockman Photography always goes down well, especially with the other exhibitors…

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We would like to say thank you to Mel from Maxi Photography for all the amazing images and thank you to all our amazing exhibitors for supporting this wedding fair.

We would also like to thank all the gorgeous brides and grooms for visiting – we look forward to seeing you at our other upcoming events.


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