Category Archives: Planning

{Bridal News } Gowns to suit your personality


What would a wedding be without the perfect gown? We’ve made a selection of six gowns from our archives for all kinds of women – from the woman who loves the simple things in life, the glamorous girl who would


{Creative Ideas} Impress your guests with these fabulous mocktails


It doesn’t matter if they drink alcohol or not, your guests will be impressed with you for hosting a cocktail party for them while the  bridal party is off taking photographs. Make your cocktails alcohol mocktails so guests don’t get


{Wedding Etiquette} wedding customs from around the world


A wedding day is a big deal in every culture; with pomp, ritual and ceremony used to mark the beginning of a couple’s life as a Mr and Mrs. Jumping the broom A number of cultures, from Celts to Gypsies,


{Good Advice} Wedding bling 101


There’s a lot to think about when choosing the perfect engagement ring. When it comes to choosing your own ring, chances are what you think you want may not be what actually makes you happy. So how do you decide


{Bridal News} Tips for choosing your wedding gown


‘I want to be the worst dressed bride,’ said no-one ever. Yet, finding the perfect wedding dress is also one of the most difficult tasks to face in the run up to your wedding day. These tips will help you


{Good Advice} Bachelorette Party do’s and don’ts


  You have crossed off everything on your wedding to-do list, except for your last party as a single woman. Typically, your maid of honour or bridesmaids will plan your last big bash as a single woman. In reality, a


{Good Advice} Congrats on you’re engagement, but what now?


He popped the question, and you said yes. Here’s our list of what you need to do next 1. Enjoy all the congrats but deflect the endless questions. You’ll be surprised by the flurry of questions that follow your engagement.


{Good Advice} Wedding do’s and don’ts


Planning your wedding is as exciting as it is stressful. Here are some dos and don’ts to make the process as painless as possible. Do take advantage of Internet technology. Plan your wedding using search engines and e-mail to create your


{Wedding Etiquette} This is how you know you’re at a millenial wedding


The Millennial generation (that’s people born between 1980 and 2000) has grown up with smartphones and social media, and technology, and embraces them in almost every aspect of their lives ­– weddings included because it’s not Millennial if it doesn’t


{We love} What we are loving on Pinterest this week!

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1. We love a simple elegant cowl neck gown. See our other favourite gowns for mature brides. 2. Our onscreen crush since the early noughties, Nicole Ari Parker and Boris Kodjoe. 3. This gold tinged gown is not for the


{We love} What we are loving on Pinterest this week!


1. This fabulous updo with a popping red lip. Other natural hair do’s  for your big day. 2. These nude heels dripping with jewels. 3. Silk edged veil for a bit of drama at the back. 4. Flawless natural looking


{Couple Talk} Our favourite Michelle and Obama moments


We’re obsessed with power couples that know how to work the marriage thing, like Michelle and her husband Barrack Obama. We also love that they have the Africa connection. The two met in Chicago Illionis in 1989 where Michelle was


{Fashion} Wild about Thaba ya Batswana


Our current traditional fashion shoot was shot and inspired by the amazing Thaba ya Batswana Eco Hotel & Spa. Surrounded by the beautiful Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve. We couldn’t have chosen a better location. Think wide blue skys, gorgeous highveld surroundings