Cambridgeshire bride battles black eye on wedding day

29 Oct 2018

While her wedding went without a hitch, bride Francesca Stewart suffered an unfortunate pre-wedding accident which left her with a black eye on her big day

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The wedding of Francesca Stewart and Benjamin Willis at South Farm in Shingay cum Wendy was a day to be remembered.

Yet unbeknownst to her guests, bride Francesca was hiding an unfortunate facial injury sustained a few days before the wedding. 

Francesca recalls: "I was holding my phone above my head while lying in bed, to try and get some signal and ended up dropping it on my face, which resulted in me having a black eye on the big day."

However, Francesca had two trusted individuals on hand to help her cover up the bruising: "Luckily my make-up artist did a great job of covering it up and one of our friends who is also a make-up artist kept topping it up throughout the evening."

The photographs from the day were picture perfect, capturing all the dazzling wedding details and Francesca who looked nothing but beautiful in a bridal ensemble from Heritage Brides in Hertfordshire.

Read more about Francesca and Benjamin's wedding in the 2018/19 edition of Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Bedfordshire Bride magazine, out Friday 2nd November, which also features more wedding mishaps shared by local brides.

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