AFRO-BOTANIC THEMED INSPIRATION

AFRO-BOTANIC THEMED INSPIRATION

A profusion of indigenous florals – both old favourites and stunning newcomers – makes this a glorious local love story Styling by EcoZest. Photography by Melanie Maré Local is lovely Immerse yourself in the exquisite Cape floral kingdom and be captivated by a host of as-yet unknown stunners for an invigorating expression of beauty. It’s… Read more

BOHEMIAN GLAMOUR

BOHEMIAN GLAMOUR

“DP (DP Ferreira of EcoZest) and I are both drawn to the beauty of the bohemian style,” says Marius Barnard of Weddings by Marius. “We’ve both met several couples who have expressed a desire to detail their weddings in the bohemian style, but so often they hold back because it can seem overwhelming; like an… Read more

WINTER HAS COME

WINTER HAS COME

If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, let the splendour and breathtaking scenery of the hit show influence your big day for a truly spectacular winter wedding Styling by Mrs V. Photography by Alicia S The royal we With the return of this series in winter, this winter wedding theme would be perfect for Game… 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

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

WEDDING DISASTERS (AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM)

WEDDING DISASTERS (AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM)

Regardless of how meticulously you plan your wedding, something will go wrong. It might be a tiny problem like a vegetarian guest forgetting to let you know their meal preference or it could be an absolute calamity like…well, let’s not go there. The important thing to do is to hold onto perspective, keep that smile… Read more

6 QUIRKY COUNTRY WEDDING VENUES

6 QUIRKY COUNTRY WEDDING VENUES

  Original. Unforgettable. Magical. These are things every bride wants her wedding to be, and finding the right venue lays the foundation for the fairytale. The wedding venue search can be a tricky one, particularly when hunting for something quirky or out of the ordinary (not all venues are enthusiastic to accommodate a canine ringbearer).… Read more

CHOOSING WINE BY ESTATE

CHOOSING WINE BY ESTATE

Olivia Spadavecchia offers some sage advice for choosing wine at your wedding, and gives some top tips on selecting the right estate for your big day “You want wines that people know, so choose estates that people recognise,” suggests chef and wine buff Mandy Edwards. Wine can get lost at weddings as people may opt… Read more

BRIDES AND THEIR PETS

BRIDES AND THEIR PETS

It’s your special day and you would like everyone you love to share in the joy – including your beloved, furry friend. Pets are such an important part of a couple’s relationship, it’s only natural to see more furry friends participating in the wedding day celebrations. A popular trend is having your four-legged friend walk… Read more

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