Abi: “I LOVED the Flexibility to Choose Exactly What I Wanted”

Abi: “I LOVED the Flexibility to Choose Exactly What I Wanted”

Boho Bride Abi had been with Kev for 10 years when they moved in to their first home together.

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Not long after moving in, the pair were covered in paint, decorating their new home, and Kev popped upstairs, called Abi up, and presented her with her Nanny’s ring and a big, big question!

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The relaxed wedding took place in Newquay, Cornwall, on 1st June, 2021, when Covid restrictions were still in place, and wedding parties could be a maximum size of 30 people.

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Tell us about your wedding

“It was a very relaxed day – not as we’d planned! We got married at the Catholic Church in Newquay and then went back to the Smuggler’s Den – a thatched inn in Cubert village – for a meal.

“We spent our wedding night at the Lewinnick, which was beautiful!

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“We’re hoping to celebrate again, but even though our day was different to the one we’d planned to have, we don’t feel like we missed out on much!”

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What’s your favourite memory from the day?

“That we had all our family together after Covid… and that it was all about us!”

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Why did you choose a design from our Freedom Collection?

“I’d been following Boho Bride for a while, and I’d often browse your Instagram page.

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“I knew all about the Freedom Collection and that it was exactly what I wanted.”

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What did you love about it?

“I LOVED the flexibility to choose and change exactly what I wanted. I felt that my dress was COMPLETELY me!

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“I felt amazing in my dress.”

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How was your experience at Boho Bride?

“It was brilliant – it was so easy, and I was made to feel really comfortable straight away.”

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How did you accessorise your dress?

“I wore a flower crown, a chapel length veil, dangly, pearly earrings and my great aunt’s old watch.”

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What advice to you have for brides planning their weddings now?

“Do what’s best for you, and what you want to do!”

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The dream team:

Venue and caterers – Smuggler’s Den

Suits – Moss Bros.

Flowers – Flowers from the Farm

Rings – Hockley Jewellers

Hair – English Rose Hair Salon

Makeup – The Powder Room

Photographer – Cornwall Wedding Photo

Bridesmaids – Kate’s Dresses

Dress – Boho Bride Boutique