Every bride-to-be dreams of a perfect wedding day. So you can imagine this bride's horror during her final fitting when she discovered that her wedding dress was the wrong colour. This is what happened to Claire Phillips-Evans, from Waunarlwydd in Swansea . The 40-year-old stars in TLC's Say Yes To The Dress. Set in the Confetti And Lace boutique, in Lakeside Shopping Centre, Essex, viewers watch as expectant brides hunt for their perfect wedding dress. The show launched in the UK in 2016 and is fronted by David Emanuel, the Welsh designer who created Princess Diana's iconic wedding gown. Claire was persuaded to apply for the show by her family, but she never thought that she would actually be selected to take part. "I was shopping for a dress with my mum, mum-in-law and sister, when we spotted the casting form. "They said I should sign up so I did and I didn't think about it, I couldn't believe it when I got the call to go on the show. "My husband Simon just rolls his eyes at my … [Read more...] about This is what happened when a Swansea woman appeared on Say Yes To The Dress
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WHAT can't you miss on TV tonight? Our guide to the must-see shows... Tracey Breaks The News, 9.30pm, BBC One Tracey Ullman returns for this spin-off from her self-titled sketch show. It focuses on her political characters, and is filmed and edited up until the day of broadcast. Ullman’s uncanny knack for embodying household names is showcased as she impersonates Michael Gove (right). Another male politician returning is Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who has an awkward meeting with an old friend in this opening episode. Elsewhere, German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to jazz up her image, and Prime Minister Theresa May returns.Gogglebox, 9pm, Channel 4 Tonight will be the first chance the best TV critics in the country (apart from our Ally Ross, that is) will have to impart their views on Harry and Meghan’s wedding last week. So what did Izzie and Ellie (l-r) make of that glorious dress? And did the vows reduce Mary and Giles to tears? Most probably.Friday Night … [Read more...] about What’s on TV tonight? Shows to watch on Friday 1 June from Tracey Breaks the News to Gogglebox
PUBLISHED: 10:37 20 October 2017 | UPDATED: 11:40 20 October 2017 Caroline Culot Two of the designer dresses being auctioned Archant If you want a dress no one else will have, you need to go vintage, says Elizabeth Talbot, from TW Gaze, giving us a preview of an unusual ‘property auction.’ Elizabeth Talbot, TW Gaze “The term “vintage” is generally associated with the 1940s – 60s era” mused my colleague and fashion expert Debra Brown the other day, as she busied herself, dextrously dressing a mannequin in readiness for her next specialist auction to be held at TW Gaze on Saturday, October 21, “but the 1970s is definitely the “new” vintage period.” “And”, she added “these are what makes it exciting!” With that, I was shown three dresses, each submitted by a private vendor and each with an undeniable “wow” factor. They represent cutting-edge high fashion from the second half of … [Read more...] about Say yes to the dress at a vintage auction!
0 Have your say It’s a landmark event in the social calendar for pupils across the Leeds – but the costs involved in attending the coveted school prom can sky-rocket with the pressure to look their glamourous best. But one woman from East Ardsley has made it her mission to ensure no-one misses out because of money and has set up a Facebook page called Time To Shine, to appeal for outfit donations. In five months - and largely through word of mouth - Mandy Dickinson, 55, has managed to collect 68 dresses from generous folk who have been touched her campaign. Suits, she says, are proving harder to come by, but she has managed to get hold of one so far. She said: “I was watching a TV programme called ‘Say Yes To The Dress’ and they did a similar thing on there and I thought, ‘I can do that’. “I set up the page on Facebook and added my friends and it’s just grown from there. “I just wanted to help people who can’t … [Read more...] about Leeds woman’s idea to help parents who will struggle to afford glitzy school prom dresses and suits
Home / Life by Press Association February 8, 2018, 4:16 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Vicky Pattison grapples with a revealing wedding dress that leaves her on the verge of a “nip slip” in an upcoming episode of Say Yes To The Dress UK. The former Geordie Shore star, who appears on the programme to pick out a bridal gown with the help of royal wedding dress designer David Emanuel, says that she is “quite a sexy person” and does not want to be “average” on her big day. Viewers will see Pattison, who became engaged to her partner John Noble last summer, trying on a £6,900 wedding dress in the episode, which will air on Friday on TLC. However, the TV star is told by Emanuel – who is best known for designing the wedding dress worn by Diana, Princess of Wales – that the figure-hugging, low-cut item is not suitable for her. Pattison says, gesturing to her breasts: … [Read more...] about Vicky Pattison discovers what is ‘too sexy’ while wedding dress shopping