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Destination Wedding: Charlotte & Charles' Joyful Wedding Journey

A heartwarming wedding journey, from a UK church to a French soiree, celebrating joyful moments and thoughtful gift list choices.

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Step into the heartwarming journey of Charlotte and Charlie as they said their vows in a charming UK church, embraced by the love of family, and continued the festivities with a second soiree in the picturesque South of France. For the happy couple, their wedding journey was all about the little details - from Charlotte's stunning leaf detail in her Mira Zwillinger dress to their wedding gift list choices that bring them joy every day.

Charlotte & Charlie, portrait photography in sunshine
Charlotte with golden hour backdrop

Wedding Shop Experience

"We had the most wonderful experience with The Wedding Shop and would highly recommend it to any future bride and groom-to-be. We particularly loved visiting the Townhouse in Chelsea. We felt so inspired and excited when we left, that we started our wedding list online that evening.

We have attended around thirty weddings in the last three years (crazy I know) and The Wedding Shop was recommended by so many other couples, who were always extremely pleased with their experience and service. We visited the Chelsea Townhouse after work one evening, which was a wonderful experience and got us very excited to get started on our list. The team were lovely and very welcoming, and we had great fun discovering each room with a glass of bubbles in hand. 

The website is incredibly easy to navigate and user friendly, which made our experience of adding gifts seamless. The selection provided was also super relevant to what we were after as a newly engaged couple and had all our favourite brands. We also loved how we could add activities and experiences, such as hot air ballooning, swimming with turtles or even a skydive to enjoy on our honeymoon. It’s so special thinking of those people whilst experiencing those activities. We also loved the “thank you manager“ that The Wedding Shop provides. It made the task so much easier with addresses and item descriptions - I don’t know if we could have gotten through all our thank you cards without it."

Charlotte & Charlie pose in vintage car
Charlotte & Charlie, confetti moment

And What About Your Favourite Wedding Gift?

"We got an incredible print from a special group of friends. It’s so special to get something that you can keep forever.

We also love our 44-piece set of cutlery! We love to host dinner parties and dress the table. We were gifted this by my parents' best friends, who also received a cutlery set for their wedding 54 years ago and still use it daily. There are so many stories behind each gift, which is so special."

Added to List!

What’s Your Top Tip for Building a Registry You Love?

"My top tip for creating the perfect wedding list is to make sure that you are adding enough items at all different price brackets for all of your guests. For instance, we wanted to make sure we had plenty of gifts between £15 to £30 for those who wanted to buy us a gift without breaking the bank (but why not also have a little bit of fun and add that £1000 coffee table to your list - you never know who might surprise you)!"

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