Month: January 2017

The Wedding Business Magazine January 2017

The January issue of the Wedding Business Magazine is all about preparing yourself and your business for the year ahead and one of the most important things you can do is to take time out to not only look at what you want to achieve over the next 12 months, but what you achieved over… Read more »

Mistakes to Avoid as a New Planner

When you first start out as a planner it can seem like the most daunting thing in the world. Its like when you first take your car out on the road after passing your driving test, it is scary and you wish your driving instructor was still sat beside you. Well it’s a bit like… Read more »

La La Land Wedding Inspiration for Wedding Designers & Planners

It’s won more golden globes than any other film ever and audiences are swooning over it. La La Land takes the classic old Hollywood formula of emotive dance, original songwriting and technicolor cinematography and transposes it to modern LA. Mia and Sebastian are aspiring Hollywood stars, whose beautiful love affair enables their ultimate dreams in… Read more »

A Boho Luxe Wedding Styled Shoot

This year we took we took the International Wedding Trend Report to the next level, featuring more trend inspired styled shoots than ever before. The stunning and vibrant images across pages 9-25 of the report were taken from the Boho Luxe themed shoot, art directed and styled by one of our UK Academy alumni, Krysta Smith of For the Love… Read more »

Academy News Reporter – A Millennial Wedding

In conjunction with the release of the International Wedding Trend Report 2017, we challenged our talented students to play Academy News Reporter and give us their feedback on what they see trending. We spoke to Emily Lancaster on what she predicts will be popular for weddings this year. Its great how Emily has drawn on… Read more »

Spotlight on the Golden Globes – Black and White Trend

Social media has gone wild today with coverage from the 74th Golden Globe Awards; political speeches, glamorous after parties, and the fashion magazine’s best-dressed lists. Scrolling through the red carpet looks this morning, it became very apparent that the stars have eschewed colour this year for statement black and white. Be it Nicole Kidman and… Read more »

Academy News Reporter – Game of Trends

Back in November we challenged our talented students to give us their input as part of the International Wedding Trend Report 2017. Our Academy news reporter Monica Naclerio tells us how she predicts HBO’s hugely successful TV series Game of Thrones will influence wedding themes in 2017. Monica reports how the obsession for game of thrones… Read more »

The International Wedding Trend Report 2017

The countdown is over and we are excited to announce the official release of the third International Wedding Trend Report. As innovative educators here at the Academy, we pride ourselves on being well placed to bring you the most up to date wedding trends from around the globe. We have spoken to more than 50… Read more »

The Top Wedding Trends for 2017

New year, new ideas, new trends. Here at the Academy of Wedding and Event Planning we are global leaders in the education of wedding planning, design and styling. With a global reach and strong ties with industry professionals who better than us to bring you an exciting insight into the key trends for 2017. Our… Read more »

2017 Your Year To Shine!

Happy New Year! If 2016 ended with you feeling dis-satisfied with your career and you are ready to do something amazing with the coming 12 months, we have great news!  There has never been a better time than right now for you to follow your heart and pursue a creative career you are passionate about in… Read more »