All the ways you can read the new August-September issue of Tie the Knot Scotland

The new August-September issue of Tie the Knot Scotland is out now! It looks at unconventional and daring wedding dresses, how to save money on your big day, ways to commemorate passed away loved ones in your ceremony and more. Read on to discover what’s inside the new issue…

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When is the new issue of Tie the Knot Scotland out?

The new issue covers the months of August and September and officially hits the shelves on Friday 28th July.

What is Tie the Knot Scotland?

We’re Scotland’s biggest and best wedding magazine. Our magazine is full of the best wedding suppliers and venues across Scotland, as well as the latest wedding trends. We’ve got all the information and inspiration you need to plan your wedding in Scotland.

How often does Tie the Knot Scotland come out?

Tie the Knot Scotland is a bi-monthly magazine, the newest issue covers August and September and was released on 28th July. The next issue will come out at the end of September.

Exterior of Blair Castle Perthshire wedding venue
Tie the Knot Scotland features lots of stunning Scottish wedding venues every issue, including Blair Castle in Pitlochry, Perthshire (Photo: Fille Roelants)

Where can I buy Tie the Knot Scotland magazine?

Tie the Knot Scotland is available to buy at WHSmith shops, WHSmith Travel (airports and railway stations), selected Tesco supermarkets and independent local newsagents.

How much does the Tie the Knot Scotland magazine cost?

It costs £4.99 to buy a physical copy of the magazine, or you can read the magazine online here for free.

You can also buy an individual magazine directly from us (postage applies).

Can I subscribe to Tie the Knot Scotland?

Yes! A subscription to Tie the Knot Scotland ensures that you’ll never miss an issue. Subscribe and you’ll have an issue delivered every two months. New issues are out in August, October, December, February, April and June.

It costs £12 for a 6-month subscription (3 issues) and £20 for a year’s subscription (6 issues).

What’s inside the new issue of Tie the Knot Scotland?

short wedding dress from Unbridaled and wedding playsuit from Kudos Bridal Boutique in Edinburgh
A short wedding dress from Unbridaled Boutique (left) and wedding playsuit (right) from Kudos Bridal Boutique in Edinburgh are among the looks featured in the ‘Dare to be Different’ wedding fashion feature

Cool, unconventional and alternative wedding dresses

‘Don’t run with the crowd, fly with the stars’, so following the lead of recent celebrity brides Kourtney Kardashian, Sophie Habboo and Sofia Richie (who all chose to wear more daring dresses for some of their celebrations), the latest issue checks out unconventional wedding looks.

The good news is you don’t need to have an A-list stylist on speed dial – we’ve got the lowdown on where to shop and what to wear if you’re a bride who dares to be different in Scotland. Think jumpsuits, two-pieces, mini dresses and more.

A stunning bride and mum fashion shoot at Trump Turnberry

Head-turning modern bridal gowns are at the heart of our gorgeous bride and mum fashion shoot that took place at Trump Turnberry in Ayrshire. It features an array of beautiful wedding dresses from Scottish bridal boutiques, complemented by the latest occasion wear dresses for mothers of the bride and groom.

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Our bridal model Eve on the balcony at Trump Turnberry wearing a beaded Eliza Jane Howell dress from Isobel Florence Bridal and holding a bouquet from The Greenshed Flower Studio (Photo: Hamish Campbell)

A wedding beauty and makeup special

The TTKS team pushed ourselves out of our beauty comfort zones, trying out braver makeup looks for our imaginary weddings. Did we love them, or regret them? You can find out on page 67 of our new issue, which you can read for free online here.

How to save money when planning a wedding

Weddings can be an expensive business, but there are ways to save money without compromising on style. The ‘Cost of Loving Crisis’ feature covers smart substitutions and top tips from the wedding professionals on how to make budget cuts without any sacrifices.

Leigh Blaney Makeup Artist and a Veni Infantino outfit from The Dressing Rooms
Left: Makeup artist Leigh Blaney doing TTKS’s digital content creator Hazel’s makeup; right: For mums on a budget: a reduced Veni Infantino dress for mothers of the bride or groom available from the Dressing Rooms in Grangemouth

Real Scottish weddings

There are nine inspiration-packed real weddings in the August-September issue, some of which were also planned on tight budgets: one couple hired a hall and threw a lunchtime party, while another ditched all the fuss with a tiny guest list at a registry office.

Ways to remember passed away friends and family during your wedding ceremony

Getting married should be one of the happiest days of your life, but for many, it can be tinged with sadness over greatly missed family or friends who’ve passed away, so in one of our features, we look at some of the ways you can poignantly pay tribute to lost loved ones.

Kate Godfrey Photo wedding portrait of bride and groom on the beach at Troon
You can see Joelle and Fraser’s cool but cost-effective wedding in the new issue of Tie the Knot Scotland (Photo: Kate Godfrey Photo)

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As well as covering all of the best suppliers, wedding news and latest trends in our magazine and online articles, we also keep brides and grooms-to-be up to date on our social media channels.

To see all the latest Tie the Knot Scotland news, you can follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and Threads – plus we recently joined TikTok!

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