For a memorable day, never compromise on quality. Carla & Kyle’s wedding was a spectacular celebration & our team is excited to already be designing more bespoke celebrations in Johannesburg and across the country.
Set against the backdrop of a chic Johannesburg garden venue, Carla & Kyle’s stylish marquee celebration was a carefully customised wedding centered around the couple and the love they have for their favourite things!
Cerkia and Andre dreamed of a stylish yet simple wedding to enjoy with their family and close friends. By keeping the décor strikingly classic in the sophisticated seaside setting, the overall look was romantic, timeless and contemporary.
When creating impactful decor, sometimes less is actually more, here we used the gorgeous protea as the only flower and look how striking it is in this modern setting! Every city in South Africa has a famous landmark hotel. For Durban, one of the most distinguished and most loved – has to be The Oyster Box Hotel. Perfectly situated on the ocean’s edge in Umhlanga and exuding old world elegance like no other hotel in the region, this would be the impressive location of our next Durban wedding!
To add ambience and to keep dazzling décor features elegant, use soft moving lighting concepts. The light will assist to highlight these features through reflection and by bouncing the light off them.
Nombuso had only one specific request for her wedding day: she wanted to feel like Cinderella. That was all our wedding team needed to get started! With the setting in the heart of the affluent Sandton area, our creative teams felt it compulsory to ensure that the look and feel for this wedding, from ceremony to reception, had to be as elegant and glamorous as its host city, and the brides favourite colour scheme – soft pink and white – would take center stage.
Sometimes less is more – that was the case for this modern celebration. An all white colour scheme with bespoke touches of gold and crystal – timeless & elegant!
Set in the heart of the Somerset West Winelands, Megan & JP’s winter celebration was a carefully handcrafted wedding centred around the most important aspects of the day – this stunning young and vibrant couple, beautiful bespoke details, and an incredible array of food and wine! Despite a local celebrity guest list comprising of some of South Africa’s finest rugby players; celebrating this momentous occasion with their closest family and friends and being surrounded by their favourite things in a breathtakingly picturesque setting, was the couple’s primary focus.
Anna had never visited South Africa but wholeheartedly trusted David when he suggested getting married in the Franschhoek Winelands. Having lived in Australia, Texas and now Singapore, Anna & David’s guest list of 85 would consist of guests from all over the world. This celebration had to be on par with international design and wedding trends, all whilst show-casing the best of what Franschhoek has to over: incredible cuisine and award winning wines!
The look and feel we settled on was to be elegant, modern, sophisticated and above all – stylish. During the months of planning, the emphasis grew on modern contrasts with a distinct return to opulence and a by-gone era of glamour.
I am originally from America, but was sent by the company I work for, to South Africa for a one-year contract. It would be in Johannesburg, whilst enjoying my time abroad, where I would meet Kevin. Six months later I returned to America – my heart was broken. I was home, but something didn’t feel right. Our physical separation only lasted six months; I quit my job and returned to South Africa to be with Kevin. A few months later, Kevin proposed on the side of a cliff on a private canopy tour in the Magaliesburg Mountains – and of course I said yes!
Carla and Quintin’s taste was simple and refined – these high school sweethearts let the incredible natural beauty of the Cape winelands and their venue, Tokara, take centre stage, and just added complementary details – armfuls of white flowers and greenery, a drop dead gorgeous two-piece convertible Anna Georgina wedding dress, incredible food from the Tokara kitchens, a naked cake. And the pictures… oh the pictures! Kikitography have done a brilliant job as ever with the most beautiful golden autumn light you can imagine. Warning: dreaminess levels high.
We were the only two single people at an engagement party of a mutual friend. Our friends were convinced we were a match and coerced us into sitting next to one another and talking (all eyes on us). We then landed in a group discussion where our embarrassing past stories were shared. To say it was the most awkward first encounter with someone is an understatement! I thought he was gorgeous, and that I didn’t stand a chance – especially given that, as a stranger, he knew my most embarrassing stories.Our friends continued trying to set up a “blind date”, but we caught on.
We were staying with Dan’s folks, in Sedgefield, over the weekend of the Knysna marathon – I was running the half with my dad. That evening Dan’s parents had invited my parents around for a home-cooked family dinner. While we were having a catch up chat, to everyone’s surprise (except maybe my dad) Dan suddenly handed a stone statue of a bull and bottle of whiskey over to my father.He then explained to all of us that this was Lobola (an African tradition where the groom makes a payment in cattle to the father of the bride before he is given permission to marry her) and that he would like to officially ask my dad for my hand in marriage.
Debbi en Ryan het mekaar ontmoet op skool, maar Ryan het na skool vir ‘n paar jaar oorsee gewerk. Met sy terug keer na Suid-Afrika toe het hy en Debbi eers liefde bymekaar gevind. Ryan het een van die mees romantiese manier vir Debbi gevra om te trou. Ons gaan nie meer veel verklap nie. Lees self die paartjie se storie. Ons sê ‘n spesiale dankie aan Pretty in Stains vir die beplanning en dekor van die prag troue en Adene Nieuwoudt vir die fotos.
The couple, who met whilst still at university had an instant engagement. Robert landed his dream job, in the UK and had to leave within three weeks of receiving his VISA. In this three weeks they had to travel to the Northern Cape in order for him to ask Hanri’s parents for her hand. No doubt it was hard for them, because he was taking her far away. ‘I have never been up Table Mountain, so a week after the road trip, on 1 May 2014, he took me up Table Mountain. Hiding the ring in his jacket, he looked around for a calm and well scenic place to ask me.
Amore is eers lank met Tiaan se broer voordat sy hom uiteindelik ontmoet. Hulle word ook dadelik vriende en dit vat nie lank voordat die verhouding in iets veel dieper ontwikkel nie. Tiaan beplan die mees romantiese geleentheid om die mooi blouoog meisies te vra om met hom te trou. Hy kook self ‘n heerlike ete en plak hulle fotos in ‘n hart vorm teen ‘n kamer muur met die woorde “Ek is lief vir jou.”
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