Helen Jones is in charge of our English-language services. Originally from Wales, Helen has a background in media, advertising and education and appears frequently on BBC Radio. She is specialist in writing content for international audiences and has written on subjects as varied as international trade and real estate, tourism, politics and, of course, weddings.

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A guide to Getting Married Abroad from Sainsbury’s Bank

Sainsbury’s Bank not only provides financial services to customers, from Nectar credit cards to insurance, but its blog, Money Matters, also gives advice to people at key moments in their life.

Organising a wedding brunch – make it pretty and tasty!

So you want to do something different where your food is concerned. Cupcakes are all over the place and sharing tables are pretty normal by now. Street food is everywhere and dessert tables are all the rage. … Continue reading

Using autumn produce in your autumn wedding

Autumn weddings are lovely. The light, the colours; it’s a great combination for your big day. We also love the decorating opportunities provided by autumn, not least by the typical autumn produce found in our fields and … Continue reading

Zankyou presents Brazilian bridal designer Carol Hungria

Madrid is one of Zankyou’s favourite European cities (and not only because we were founded there!). So what better than using this beautiful city as our catwalk for an exciting new wedding dress collection! Brazilian designer Carol … Continue reading

18th-century romantic inspiration for your wedding look

We love romance, we love classic looks and we love elegance. So what better than to combine these three elements in a post about 18th-century romantic inspiration for your wedding! Mexican partners SZ Eventos provides Zankyou with … Continue reading

Decorating the wedding car – from funny to funky

Although flowers are still a big favourite for decorating wedding cars, not all couples go down the traditional route.

Manage your guest list via your Zankyou wedding website

One of the most complicated issues when you get married is drawing up the guest list. Who to ask, how many people, do we really have to invite them? Perhaps a good way to start is concentrate … Continue reading

Handy hints on how to get your wedding guests’ addresses

Making your guests feel like part of your wedding is important. You might have 300 or you might have 30, but whatever the length of your guest list, you want them all to be informed of what’s … Continue reading

Nature, romanticism and lots of elegance from Oscar de la Renta Spring Summer 2015

New York Bridal Week has been the latest window onto 2015 after White Gallery London. The dresses shown in the Big Apple will affect our bridalwear trends for seasons to come, so it’s no wonder the top … Continue reading

The trendiest bridal looks from New York Bridal Week 2015

New York Bridal Week is like the Oscar’s of wedding wear. Major international brands flock to the Big Apple every year, along with buyers, stylists and planners, to catch a glimpse of what brides are going to … Continue reading

Action! Create your Save the Date, movie style!

Save-the-Dates are getting bigger and bigger. It’s now quite normal to get an email or card through the postbox forewarning you about a wedding some time in the future. And if you get the save-the-date, you’ll be … Continue reading

Reem Acra Spring 2015 Bridal Collection – NY Bridal Week

Check out this gorgeous collection of wedding dresses from leading bridal designer Reem Acra. You’ve gotta love the sequins, the brocade, the lace, but more than anything else, you’ve gotta love the lines. Pure femininity!

Divine inspiration – the goddesses of the Jenny Packham 2015 Bridal Collection

Oh, such beauty, such style. Regular Zk readers will know that we love Jenny Packham’s designs. The vintage touch, the elegant embellishments, the ethereal texture (if such a thing exists!)… British designer Jenny Packham has just launched … Continue reading

5 tips for creating your perfect wedding gift list

While the groom tends not to be too bothered about some wedding details, like flowers or bridesmaids colour schemes, we at Zankyou have found that the gift list is not only something that couples deal with together, … Continue reading