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Wedding Photographer in France

Written by on September 19, 2016 in Holidays & Things to do, Wedding Expertise
Wedding Photographer in France

When you go to Paris, Provence or anywhere in France to celebrate your wedding, engagement or proposal – you want to know that the photos are going to be amazing. It’s important to make sure you pick a photographer you can feel relaxed with and who can really add to your special day, suggesting places […]

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French wedding trends for Summer

Written by on June 11, 2014 in Wedding Expertise
French wedding trends for Summer

Summer is the traditional wedding season and it also the peak time for destination weddings in France.  There is the allure of glorious weather, tailored ceremonies and a chance to combine that oh so special day with travel. All of which means that France remains one of the most desired wedding locations in the world. […]

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French Style Winter Wedding Ideas

Written by on December 9, 2013 in Wedding Expertise
French Style Winter Wedding Ideas

Whilst December and January might not be the most traditional or even popular months for weddings, choosing to get married in winter has so many positives. However the challenges in arranging a winter wedding should be well planned for to avoid potential problems… Winter Wedding Ideas with Oh la la Before embarking on a winter […]

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Divorce in France | The Facts

Written by on October 24, 2013 in Births Deaths and Marriage
Divorce in France | The Facts

It may not be the happiest of subject matters but the sad truth is that sometimes the dreams that expats have when they move to France simply don’t work out. Non-French nationals who are resident in France may divorce in France. You will mostly likely need a notaire (lawyer) to draw up the paperwork – […]

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French wedding style for Autumn Brides

Written by on October 22, 2013 in Wedding Expertise
French wedding style for Autumn Brides

Bringing you great tips for French wedding style for autumn brides… As the leaves turn wonderful shades of orange and brown and the nights draw in, it is a sure sign that Autumn has arrived.  Whilst in years gone past traditionally wedding season starts in June and runs until early September, wedding season is becoming […]

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Weddings in France | Summer Style

Written by on July 24, 2013 in Wedding Expertise
Weddings in France | Summer Style

Summer is finally here!  I was delighted when The Good Life France asked me to be their resident Wedding Expert and with summer in full swing, this is the topic of my first weddings in France inspiration post . (Photo: Styling  Mon plus beau jour Photography Pierre Atelier) Summer is still the most popular time for […]

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Expat Dating site in France

Written by on July 17, 2013 in Births Deaths and Marriage
Expat Dating site in France

Katie May is an expat living in the Provence area of France. Home is shared with her dog and “three orphan kittens, which is two more than I need. Sweet as they are, they cause furry havoc in my home and garden”. Katie and her husband moved to Provence almost a decade ago and tells […]

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Croquembouche – Traditional French wedding cake

Written by on July 3, 2013 in Wedding Expertise with 0 Comments
Croquembouche – Traditional French wedding cake

  French and Paris-themed weddings are all the rage these days. On nearly a weekly basis, I receive emails from brides-to-be from around the globe asking for hints on adding a touch of Parisian glamour to their local, hometown celebrations. One of my favorite suggestions is one that’s simple, unique, and comes with a MAJOR […]

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How to get married in Paris

Written by on April 13, 2013 in Wedding Expertise with 0 Comments
How to get married in Paris

  Excerpt from Kimberley Petyt’s book “The Paris Wedding” – the definitive guide to getting married in Paris, France or creating a Paris wedding theme, packed full of practical advice, fabulous style tips and glorious photographs. Here Kimberley gives you “the skinny on getting married in Paris”: What could be more stylish and romantic than […]

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The French interview – Kimberley Petyt author of The Paris Wedding

Written by on April 13, 2013 in Wedding Expertise with 0 Comments
The French interview – Kimberley Petyt author of The Paris Wedding

  Kimberley Petyt is a wedding planner in Paris. An expat American Married to a French man, living in Paris and doing what she loves – arranging weddings in the beautiful city of Paris and finding time to write a book sharing her knowledge and expertise. The Paris Wedding is for brides-to-be coming to Paris […]

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