Moodboard: weddings are coming – how does a Game of Thrones theme sound?

Nobody likes the thought of having their wedding judged, and this can have a big impact on the look of the day. Let’s face it: your #nofilter auntie or the colleagues that didn’t make the guest list cut wouldn’t have too much to say about a tasteful ivory and blush theme. But why should you play it safe on the most important day of your lives if it doesn’t reflect your personalities?

If you’ve been known to jump to your feet and start using cutlery as faux swords when you hear the opening bars of the Game of Thrones theme song, there’s no better time to start planning a Westeros-tinged wedding. The HBO series is back next month and we predict it will be bursting with as much wedding inspo as ever. From Khaleesi’s on-trend plunge neckline gowns and all-black ensembles for the (grooms)men of the Night’s Watch, the sartorial side of things will be a doddle. And don’t worry about your venue clashing with the rustic styling: Scotland’s wealth of Medieval castles are the perfect fit for map tableplans, nature-influenced crowns and tables groaning with foliage-wrapped branches and flickering candles.

Pasiflora silk fringe dress with Chantilly lace base and Azafran bridal coat, £POA, YolanCris
Three-tier ivory cake with peekaboo Game of Thrones detail, £POA, Jappacakes
Stark direwolf pin, £12, La La Land
Prince Charlie kilt outfit, from £752, Kilt Society
Hatching dragon candle, £29.99, Firebox
Sarah studded satin shoe in red, £245, Florence
Personalised Game of Thrones wedding table plan, from £16.99, handcrafted4you1 at
My Sun and Stars and Moon of my Life necklace set, £12,
Rustic barn setup with fairy lights, foliage and candles, styled by Get Knotted (Photo: Alexandra Roscoe)
V-neck poly chiffon dress in bluestone (style B193011), £POA, Jasmine
Game of Thrones personalised wedding invitation, £3.49, JessicaScissorhands at
Doune Castle was one of the castles used for external shots of Winterfell and is available for weddings
Bridesmaid mufflers with Grand Prix rose, white hypericum, berried eucalyptus and fern, made to order, Trudi Todd Creative Florist
Hand of the King pin, £14.99,
House Stark LOVE cake topper, from £16.16, ThePinkOwlDesigns at
Adella bridal crown, £330, Corrine Smith Design (Photo: Craig & Eva Sanders)