Savoy Cocktails, Earthly Love & Press Highlights

Written by Emma Hla
November… The month of fireworks, family and the anticipation of the festive season. Yep, it’s set to be a good one!

But before we get too far into this next phase, let’s look back at the delights of October. Here’s what we’ve been up to, what we’ve been loving and who we have welcomed in this Autumnal treat of a month.

Coco Loved

Press Highlights


Image courtesy of Love My Dress. Photography by Rebecca Goddard Photography and Jade Osborne Photography. Styling by Coco Wedding Venues and Katrina Otter Weddings & Events.

The big highlight of October was seeing our Modern Vintage styled shoot set at Iscoyd Park looking beautiful on Love My Dress.

The kittens of the sixties inspired our Shoot – La Jolie Mariée. Why, you only need to flick through any of the fashion magazines to see how hot this style is right now! We love the sixties vibe and for our Modern Vintage boudoir styling it was the perfect era for Katrina Otter and I to channel. Think soft, undone, Bardot-bunny with nude lace and blush pink florals, all wrapped up in a romantic Parisienne bow.

It looked perfect on Love My Dress so thank you to Annabel and Tamryn for such a beautiful write-up!

*Full story and some behind-the-scenes action coming soon*


Image courtesy of B.Loved Blog. Image by Dale Weeks Photography.

This month, I also joined the team behind the brand new chic and über pretty B.Loved Blog.

As a Lifestyle feature writer, you can join me each month for insights into home life, interiors ideas and of course road trips to the fabulous Coco Wedding Venues.

B.Loved launched with some gorgeous styled shoot inspiration this week and you can see some of the shoots that I assisted on as Venue Coordinator right here! Just click on an image to see more…


Left: Image by Anneli Marinovich Photography at Southend Barns. Middle: Image by Anushé Low. Right: Image by CKB Photography. All styling by Louise Beukes.

Don’t forget to check out the Bespoke Venue Search services if you need some help finding the right venue for your big day, or indeed your own styled shoot or fabulous event!

Coco Collection


Image by The Lou’s at Château de Lisse.

Check out the latest additions to the Coco Wedding Venues directory this month, including our first international wedding venue!

  • Walcot Hall -This beautiful Georgian Manor House was formerly residence to Lord Clive of India and overlooks a lake and rolling parkland with beautiful gardens to the rear.
  • The Gallivant -Set across from the sand dunes and beautiful stretch of beach that is Camber Sands, The Gallivant specialise in weddings that are relaxed and informal.
  • World Inspired Tents – Whether you are planning a formal country garden wedding or a laid back, toes-in the sand beach wedding, these stunning tipis provide the perfect space for your celebration.
  • Glazebrook House – Set in beautiful, secluded grounds, Glazebrook House is a luxurious boutique hotel and restaurant with eight unique rooms and a surprise around every corner.
  • Château de Lisse – “This venue is the greatest example of shabby chic, blended with elegance, nature and beauty wrapped up in history and wonder…” British Museum, London.
  • Aikwood Tower – Built in the 1540s, the striking Grade A-listed Scottish tower house is set amongst the peace and tranquility of stunning woodland and is steeped with history and romance.
  • Millbridge Court – Millbridge Court is located in the beautiful village of Frensham on the Surrey, Hampshire borders and combines traditional architecture with contemporary and elegant interior space and design.

On The Blog


Left: Image by Samantha Ward Fine Art Photography at Sandhole Oak Barn. Middle: Image by Gabriela Silveira Photography for Sarah Brown Jewellery. Right: Image by S6 Photography via Rock My Wedding

Read my fave picks from October’s features…

November is all about looking ahead for Coco, with further development of our (already) very pretty website, Christmas plans for the soon-to-be engaged and of course thinking about our impending first birthday at the end of the year!

I also can’t wait to share the results of our final shoot of the year, An Earthly Love… More to come on this soon!

Happy Monday…

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