Front Row Bride X 10 Castle Street

Here at Front Row Bride we are officially the *happiest* when we are collaborating and creating. In fact, there’s no stopping us when the two come together!

That’s why we decided to round-up some local wedding suppliers to put together a ‘Country Couture’ inspired photo-shoot.

Read on to discover who the Dream Team were on the day, our tips if you’re getting married and what we learnt too!

Behind the Scenes


The setting? The utterly gorgeous Private Members Club, 10 Castle Street, in Cranborne, Dorset.

The model? Jordana, Mrs England World, who is also a mental health campaigner, which is an issue very close to our heart. Jordana is not only a total pro infront of the camera but she shines with positivity all day, errr day.

The make-up? The newly qualified and uber-talented Emma Kay Make-up. Emma is a total natural when it comes to creating wedding day make-up and you can find out below which products Emma used to create Jordana’s elegant look.

The hair? None other than Simply Gorgeous by Sophie Gallagher. Sophie’s brief was to create an effortless, sleek yet chic ponytail (as we think they’re going to be a big trend this year!) and Sophie did just that.

Now we have to talk about the dress, the DRESS!! We saw photos of this particular dress by Justin Alexander, via Anna Bridal in Ringwood, but it was not until we saw it in the flesh did our heart skip a beat. It is utterly divine.

It hugs the body in the most flattering way whilst the beading and embellishment will have you sparkling down the aisle.

We can see it working for all types of Brides, from country manor settings like this, to the beach, barn, or hotel. It’s so versatile whilst having a little bit of Great Gatsby thrown in for good measure. Could that be any more glam?

The dress is a fit and flare design, with a sheer V-neck and V-back. It’s mesmerising and a real show-stopper. The way it catches the light gets out vote.

For anyone wanting to know more about this dress, speak to Anna Bridal and quote Style 9872.

Anna Bridal is the only local stockist of the renowned Justin Alexander collections, so if you fancy yourself a JA Bride, Anna is your girl!


Now it’s time to tell you about 10 Castle Street, which is a beautiful Private Members Club and hotel in Cranborne, Dorset.

The Telegraph once called it ‘Dorset’s grandest hotel,’ whilst GQ Magazine added it to its 2017 Best Hotels list.

There’s no denying, the imposing grandeur of 10 Castle Street would be fitting enough (and more) for a wedding. The building itself is a fantastic example of a traditional country mansion steeped in history, character and elegance. Each of the nine bedrooms carry their own personality and charm. The interior design is quirky, whimsical, intriguing.

The fact that 10 Castle Street is a Private Members Club offers that je n’ais c’est quoi to Brides and Grooms, and their families, and it’s quite easy to make the house your own.

The other attractive factor to hosting your wedding at 10 Castle Street is that everything they do is bespoke. They don’t follow tradition and offer a standard wedding package, instead, they prefer to work one-on-one with each couple to design their very own. Whether it’s 20 guests or 200, they make it work, and the Team at 10 Castle Street go above and beyond to make wedding magic happen. We know firsthand!

If you love the idea of getting married in your very own mansion house, which has a variety of interesting rooms for use, impeccable food and drink, and gorgeous gardens, then 10 Castle Street might just be the place! Be sure to ask the Team there for a meeting so you can ask all the vital questions.

Meet the Dorset and Hampshire Wedding Suppliers who were involved with our Front Row Bride Shoot

…..and add them to your speed dial, pronto!

MAKE-UP: Emma Kay MUA – Visit website

WEDDING DRESS: Anna Bridal Couture – Visit website

HAIR: Simply Gorgeous by Sophie Gallgher – Visit website

VENUE: 10 Castle Street, Dorset – Visit website

FLOWERS: Flowers by Sweetpea – Visit website

PHOTOGRAPHER: Simon Ackerman – Visit website

What’s inside Emma Kay’s make-up bag to create this wedding day look;

Becca – Backlight Primer

NARS – Foundation 

Charlotte Tilbury – Magic Away Concealer

Benefit Hoola – Bronzer

Mac – Blusher

Charlotte Tilbury – Hollywood Flawless Filter (to highlight cheeks)

Morphe – Eyeshadow Palette

Barry M – Bold Waterproof Eyeliner

Bobbi Brown – Gel Eyeliner

Charlotte Tilbury – Pillow Talk Liner and Lipstick (one of Front Row Brides faves!)

Lashes – Mink

Laura Mercier translucent powder to finish

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