Engaging with the Experts…
Do you fret over how to word your wedding invitation? How to manage a bridal registry? On a tight budget and want some crafty DIY inspiration? Perhaps you need advice on make-up styles, how to stop the tears ruining your mascara?
Welcome to our Expert Panel!
www.brideclubme.com brings to our reader’s advice and opinion pieces from the region’s leading wedding industry professionals, fashion, and beauty and D.I.Y mavens. Who better to dispense with insider information than these hand-selected experts who live and breathe their craft? Our panel recognises how important it is to celebrate your life’s high moment – your wedding! – With personal meaning, deep intention, and an awareness of wishing to giving back to your family and friends on the day. Our editorial team will always be on the hunt for the latest fashion inspirations, wedding trends and news to bring to our readership. However for in-depth knowledge of critical aspects of wedding planning, we will rely on the expertise of our wedding, beauty and fashion industry professionals. Tap into their expertise in our ‘Ask an Expert’ section of the website.
Head of Family Law Department at James Berry & AssociatesDee Popat is Head of Family Law Department at James Berry & Associates, Legal Consultants, and joins our BCME expert panel as a Specialist in the area of Family Law. We often receive weekly emails from brides and grooms to-be, seeking advice on the legal implications of marrying in the UAE & it is with great pleasure that we can now forward our readers to our expert panelist Dee Popat.Dee graduated with an LLB (Hons) from London Guildhall University in 1996 and is an accredited member of the Law Society of England & Wales, Family Law Panel. Dee has extensive experience in Family Law both in UK and UAE. She is a competent and thorough lawyer whether in the Litigation arena or utilising Collaborative Law principles. James Berry & Associates also provide legal assistance in other areas of law.
Bridal Beauty ExpertLaure Sejean is a professional Makeup Artist, certified by one of the best makeup schools in Dubai. She made a bold career change nearly 3 years ago where she left a global HR Director position to have an impact in the beauty world and become a Makeup Artist. Very quickly, after becoming certified as a Professional Makeup Artist, Laure became well versed in the glamour and beauty industry and started working with prestigious brands and their VIP clients, such as Cartier, Van Cleef and Arpels, Piaget as well as with some Royalties. Since then Laure has worked on several magazine covers and has been on the Jury panel for the 2019 Cosmopolitan Beauty Awards. For Laure your wedding day must be magical, and the makeup you wear should help reflect this. Laure’s goal is to help you feel amazing, glamorous and to assist you in becoming the best version of yourself for your wedding day. Laure will be bringing our readers, regular, engaging content on all things ‘bridal beauty’, so watch this space!
Maria Tansey Life Coaching DubaiMaria Tansey is a certified Master NLP Practitioner, Master Life Coach, Relationship Coach and Clinical Hypnotherapist. She is also a member of the ICF (International Coach Federation). Maria works with clients from all ages, religions and nationalities, and is sensitive to the cultural differences that can impact relationships. Maria studied Applied Human Communication at Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK and continued her studies here in Dubai completing the Master Coach certifications with RSCI and an International Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Psychotherapy and Counselling with the Essex Institute of Clinical Hypnotherapy. Maria works with clients in various stages of relationships; engaged, newly married and in long term partnerships. She will help you to strengthen your relationship with yourself and with your partner, for you to fulfill your relationship goals and lead an even more balanced and fulfilling life. Her coaching focuses on the future and your beliefs, values and needs. It will improve communication, restore harmony between you, and ensure you are heading in the right direction and the same direction.