Category: The practical stuff

How to plan a Church wedding ceremony in France

French wedding venues

If you are planning your wedding in France, you are probably already aware of the difficulty for non French citizens to have a legal town hall marriage ceremony in France. The easiest option is then t...

Getting married in France or how to make it a great experience for your guests

French wedding inspirations

For couples getting married abroad, the most important thing is to make sure that their guests have the best possible experience participating to their big day. Here are a few tips to ensure that you...

Which wines for your wedding

The practical stuff

What to buy This is usually a hard one : which wines for our wedding ? Very often we see that couples chose wine per "colour", price, and taste while having a sip to see if they like it. Which is ver...

How to get married in France

The practical stuff

Beautiful settings, good weather, fabulous food, succulent wines, late parties and a little "je ne sais quoi"... These are all good reasons for chosing to get married in France ! But there is the a...

Make up rehearsal before the big day

The practical stuff

From her experience in events management for the fashion industry, the director of Et Voila! has kept some contacts that she is now sharing with you. Ciara is one of them... Ciara is a professional...

Your French wedding seating plan

The practical stuff

Guests not finding their seats, going from table to table to find theirs, or all gathering at the same time around the seating plan, trying to see where they should go over one another's shoulder... T...

Getting married in France

The practical stuff

Dreaming of a destination wedding in France ? Et Voilà ! is a French wedding planner agency based in the UK. Thanks to our knowledge of the country and of the French culture, we are able to help br...

Tunes for a symbolic ceremony

The practical stuff

Looking for a nice tune to play during your symbolic ceremony? Here are a few suggestions of sweet or lively songs to match the style of celebration you would like! A fine frenzy - What I wouldn't do...

French wedding traditions

The practical stuff

After having seen a bit of everything on the Internet, from an apparently old tradition where the French bride cuts off some white ribbon before entering church, to the kitsch idea that the Frenc...

Bridal 2011 accessories trends by Alize Morand

The practical stuff

This week we have interviewed Alizé Morand*, fashion editor, on this season's accessory trends. EV : What are the trends of 2011 and how to adapt them to a bridal outfit?  AM : The main tren...