Gerri sweetland was surrounded There are still many question marks over the finer details of prince william and kate middleton big day.Vip Dresses Australia wedding planner gerri sweetland makes her predictions. Growing up, gerri sweetland was surrounded by wedding planning. Her parents run catering business sweetlands, in colyton, so preparing for weddings became second nature.Now gerri, 25, works for wedding planners love lord, in kensington, london, as director of weddings. Specialising in ceremonies abroad, gerri has worked on football ace and commentator gary linekar's marriage to model danielle bux, as well as bond girl gemma arterton' swedding. "My family's business gave me the grounding and experience i needed,"Said gerri, who went to honiton community college and exeter college. "I grew up surrounded by weddings.I went to bournemouth university to study for a degree in Cheap Formal Dresses events management. " Gerri has her own predictions on what the nation can expect at prince william and kate middleton's wedding, on friday, april 29. "A royal wedding obviously has rules and expected etiquette, which, no doubt, will have to be included even in a modern day royal wedding,"Said gerri. "But i would expect that kate and william will wish to add their own flair and style.They both seem relaxed;Clearly their friends and family are important to them, so i would assume they would be keen to find the right balance between the formalities expected and personalising the day. " There has been avid speculation about the dress designer kate will choose, and gerri has her Beach Wedding Gowns Australia own suspicions. "It is very likely to be a british designer, someone like bruce oldfield,"She said. "He is a classic, but inventive, designer.I know there is a particular dress that is very special at his boutique that would suit kate perfectly.It is an intricate, handbeaded lace dress called lorna. "Kate likes clean, slim lines.Other dress designers mentioned for the job have been alice temperley and phillipa lepley, or even issa.Kate has great taste i don't think any of us will be disappointed. " Gerri has noticed a slight increase in business since the royal wedding was announced.She said: "The knockon effect of the recession has slowed the wedding industry, but the coming season does look particularly busy.Whether or not the royal wedding influenced this i don't know, but i do think it is likely to have bought plans for marriage back into the minds of the younger generation where it was previously waning. " If you haven't got anything planned for the royal wedding, don't worry as the bridge inn, topsham, is holding its own wedding reception.Guests can dress up in wedding attire and can watch the event on a big screen, followed by champagne, a hog roast and a cream tea. Tickets cost and must be booked in advance.For details call 01392 Mother of the Bride Dresses Australia 873862. The echo wants to hear from readers who are holding a royal wedding street or garden party.What menus have you got planned?