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The ethical side of our business and how we will never, ever use a factory

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This week we wanted to talk to everyone about the ethical side of Matchimony as a company. It was really important to us when we set the business up that we gave back to the very communities who were making our items and find the most ethical way to have our items made. As you know we source all of our fabrics direct from the silk makers in Vietnam and use local tailors based in and around Ho Chi Minh City. What you probably didn’t know is that we have hand selected these tailors to work for Matchiony based on...

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The World of Wedding Colours

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Tash and I can confess, we are colours obsessed!   Seriously we now have conversations about masala, lavender and moss - aka red, purple and green to normal people!   This syndrome was only something that developed since our own weddings and launching Matchimony.   Before you start planning your wedding, colours seem quite straight forward with just 3 primary colours, white and black.   It was only once we started trying to match champagne dresses with champagne tie and waistcoats that we realised there was a whole spectrum of champagne – brilliant when in liquid variety but not so good for wedding photos!...

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Introducing Matchimony

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Congratulations! You are about to embark on probably the most exciting time of your life, planning a wedding! Just think how much fun you can have choosing everything; flowers, food, your dress, your bridesmaid dresses…..or so you think….well that is exactly where Vicky and I (the founders of Matchimony) got to then we realized how much of a nightmare it was be to find a bridesmaid dress in the colour, fabric, style and price rage that you want, couple that with the fact you want to match your groom/usher accessories and you are done for! I remember searching online and...

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