HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BRIDESMAIDS

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BRIDESMAIDS

By Lisa van der Knaap Having someone stand up for you on your wedding day is huge. But choosing your bridal party can be very challenging. “I’ve been a bridesmaid so many times, who do I ask to be mine? Will everyone get on? Are they too busy to be bridesmaids?” Avoid the drama and… Read more

BOTANICAL LUXE

BOTANICAL LUXE

Styling by Paramithi: Flower and Decor Design. Photography by Debbie Lourens Botanical elements are a huge wedding trend in 2017. Many couples are choosing greenery-only decor, which perfectly complements the other big trend: metallics. Here in SA the conscientious couple will be veering towards succulents and water-wise decor.     A botanical wedding provides a luxurious… Read more

THE ADVENTURE BEGINS…

THE ADVENTURE BEGINS…

For a signature bridal shower, throw a Bohemian-style picnic in a large garden, nearby park, or one of the National Botanical Gardens found in each of South Africa’s major cities. If the season or weather won’t cooperate, bring the outdoors in by decorating your living room using plants, flowers and foliage. NATURE IN A BOX… Read more

FIVE TIPS FOR PLANNING YOUR GIFT REGISTRY

FIVE TIPS FOR PLANNING YOUR GIFT REGISTRY

When planning your big day, your wedding gift registry should be an exciting, easy and uncomplicated element. Fiona Hilton from Yuppiechef says, “There should be no stress or anxiety when it comes to your gift registry. It should be a fun and relaxed process!” Hilton says that over the past ten years, Yuppiechef have gathered… Read more

METALLIC CAKE TRENDS FOR 2017

METALLIC CAKE TRENDS FOR 2017

MARVELLOUS METALLICS ’Tis the season for all things sparkly and shimmering. Metallics are a wonderfully glam addition to any colour palette and add sophistication to your dessert table. Whether it’s rose gold, copper, bronze, or the ever-popular silver, a bit of bling is a wonderful thing. TEXTURE & TRACERY Just because it’s metallic doesn’t mean… Read more

GOING GREEN AT YOUR WEDDING

GOING GREEN AT YOUR WEDDING

In our Autumn 2017 issue of South African Wedding Inspirations, WI looks at some of the hottest wedding trends of the year. Going green is one of those hot trends – being a mindful bride who takes steps to make sure that your wedding treads lightly on the earth. The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) is… Read more

THE HOT WEDDING TRENDS FOR 2017

THE HOT WEDDING TRENDS FOR 2017

Want to know what’s buzzing in wedding world for 2017? Or more importantly, what we’re saying good riddance to? The Wedding Inspirations Trend Report has it all covered! By Francesca Bourke FLOWERS & DECOR   It’s all about greenery; many couples are choosing greenery-only decor, which perfectly complements the other big trend: metallics. Gaby Frescura… Read more

TO THE MANOR BORN

TO THE MANOR BORN

Autumn is a changeable season, so why not explore the old-school glamour of a historic indoor venue than risk a weather fail in an outdoor location. We went to the Rand Club to capture the thrill and elegance of an indoor wedding in a spectacular historic venue. Get a look at these gorgeous designs from… Read more

AMAZING AUTUMN ISSUE ON SALE NOW!

AMAZING AUTUMN ISSUE ON SALE NOW!

If you want to embrace the hottest new trends in your upcoming wedding, then you need to grab a copy of the Autumn 2017 issue of South African Wedding Inspirations, on sale from 13 March nationwide. In this issue, we look at the season’s most exciting trends – botanicals, metallics, amazing floral #inspo and to-die-for… Read more

The Wedding Expo, where stylish weddings start!

The Wedding Expo, where stylish weddings start!

Has everyone been telling you how to plan your wedding since the day you said “YES”? We have the answer to keep those voices quiet! The Wedding Expo at the Ticketpro Dome on the 11th and 12th of March has all the answers to your wedding planning woes! Don’t just come once; buy tickets and… Read more

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