Why are weddings so expensive? What makes people spend a year’s wages on one Big Day? And just how Big does your Day actually have to be? Does getting married on a shoestring make your nuptials any less romantic than Daddy dropping a cool £7m and hiring Beyoncé?
What are the big no-nos? Do bridesmaids’ dresses always have to be so hideous? Does the bride have to cry? When does Mumzilla turn up? And does the best man’s speech really need to be so awful?
Packed with scandal, stories and intrigue, Wedding Babylon lifts the lid on the excesses of an industry where emotions run high, money flows like champagne and £3,000 cakes are made of polystyrene. Following a week in the life of a busy wedding planner, and based entirely on true but anonymous stories, Imogen Edwards-Jones takes you behind the scenes on what is supposed to be the happiest day of anyone’s life.
Hilarious, shocking and thoroughly entertaining, here is definitive proof that sadly the course of true love never did run entirely smooth…
“A must-have for any bride to be.” – News of the World