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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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

Belen and Luis – a wedding surrounded by history at the Parador de Merida, Spain

Belen and Luis got married in June 2013 at the Parador hotel in Merida, south western Spain. The 18th-century Parador, which was built on the remains of a temple dedicated to Emperor Augustus, has beautiful white walls … 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

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

Shabby, minimal or boho – create a wedding website to suit your style!

With so many beautiful on-trend colour schemes for your wedding right now, if you’ve picked your favourite shades, wouldn’t it be great to have a wedding website that matched? Or what about a website that reflected you … Continue reading

Spotted! The very best of White Gallery London 2014

We were very excited last weekend to finally see what was being revealed at White Gallery London 2014. British and international designers came together to show their latest creations, the best of which we’ve brought together for … Continue reading

The Six Best Wedding Apps for the Modern Bride

Modern weddings make plenty of use of technology. If you’re looking for a dress, you will more often than not have checked models out online before heading out to the shop. And if you’re mobile, you will … Continue reading

Not just radiant orchid: 6 on-trend colours for your 2014 wedding

Just imagine a world in black and white. While chic and great if you’re looking for vintage wedding inspiration, what we all really love is a bit of colour. While monochrome was huge just a few years … Continue reading

Spring flowers are in! Wedding table decorations that you’ll love

It’s spring, the sun is coming out (sometimes) and we are all ready to kick off our Ugg boots and big coats and start venturing outside. If you’re organising a Spring 2014 wedding, you’ll be sorting out … Continue reading

Pretty little bridesmaid accessories from Claire’s

They’ve got jewellery, they’ve got hair accessories and plenty of pretty pretty things. High-street and online favourite Claire’s is a treasure trove of accessories for special occasions, including parties and proms. We think they’ve got some really … Continue reading

Make your dreams come true with an Ibiza destination wedding at THB Class Los Molinos****

This beautiful hotel with amazing views onto the Mediterranean Sea is the perfect place for your destination wedding in Ibiza. At the THB Class Los Molinos**** you will be welcomed with open arms and the hotel’s team … Continue reading