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Groomsmen Gifting

Groomsmen Gifting

Your groomsmen and best man need some treats now and again too!

The Perfect MOH Speech

The Perfect MOH Speech

Wondering how to prepare for that all-important maid of honour speech, here's how!

Wedding Workout Tips!

Wedding Workout Tips!

Getting wedding-body-ready? Here are a few tips you need to read!

Pretty Little Things - Win with us this December!

Pretty Little Things - Win with us this December!

The ultimate giveaway hamper of all of our favourite finds for the lovely brides-to-be!

Bridal Advice - Big Day Countdown Checklist

Bridal Advice - Big Day Countdown Checklist

A last little checklist of bridal advice as your biggest countdown begins!

Wedding Websites - Yay or Nay?

Wedding Websites - Yay or Nay?

Are you considering creating a wedding website - here's how you know if it's for you!

All Things Bloom

All Things Bloom

Looks We Love: Bespoke Flower Boxes

Catering Alternatives For Your Wedding Day

Catering Alternatives For Your Wedding Day

Bridal Advice: because you're not always required to have a sit-down dinner!

What To Wear To An Upcoming Wedding

What To Wear To An Upcoming Wedding

Whether you're a bridesmaid or a guest - these dresses are firm favourites with us this summer!

Bridal Party Bonding

Bridal Party Bonding

How to make sure your bridal party bond before your wedding!

'Looks We Love' - Glitter & Gold

'Looks We Love' - Glitter & Gold

Glitter, gold, and glamor galore! This one's for the sparkling brides this summer.

Monate Magic

Monate Magic

The magic of the bush comes alive at Monate Game Lodge

Truly Gifted

Truly Gifted

How to create the perfect wedding present list!

'Looks We Love' - Unusual Wedding Centre Pieces

'Looks We Love' - Unusual Wedding Centre Pieces

One of the best ways to express your personal style is through your wedding table décor and the possibilities for centre pieces are pretty endless.

Signature Wedding Cocktails

Signature Wedding Cocktails

A few signature cocktails to help give your wedding a little extra 'wow'

Top 10 Canapés Must-Have's At Your Wedding

Top 10 Canapés Must-Have's At Your Wedding

'Make it simple but significant' - some of our favourite canapé choices for your big day.

Wedding Worthy Lipsticks

Wedding Worthy Lipsticks

Liven up your wedding lips with these festive shades!

Twist In Tradition

Twist In Tradition

White may be the traditional option but you can also be wedding-ready in colours ranging from blush to black.

Honeymoon Dreaming

Honeymoon Dreaming

Romantic? Check. Brag-worthy? Absolutely. Here are a few of our favourite honeymoon hotspots of the moment. Visa free for us South Africans of course!

5 Unique Wedding Ceremony Locations

5 Unique Wedding Ceremony Locations

For the bride looking for a little extra "WOW" in her wedding venue, here are a few of our favourite finds.

'Looks We Love' - Bridal Make-up

'Looks We Love' - Bridal Make-up

Some top tips for choosing the perfect wedding day makeup for you!

SA Weddings chats to 'Bride Of The Year 2015'

SA Weddings chats to 'Bride Of The Year 2015'

SA Weddings catches up with the beautiful Tshifhiwa about her experience of winning 2015's Bride Of The Year crown and how she'll be enjoying her prize.

How To Beat The Post Wedding Blues

How To Beat The Post Wedding Blues

We have you covered for a few ideas on how to beat the post-wedding blues!

Pretty Little Things

Pretty Little Things

The ultimate giveaway hamper of all of our favourite finds for the lovely brides-to-be!

Don't Forget These 5 Beauty Products On Your Honeymoon

Don't Forget These 5 Beauty Products On Your Honeymoon

No matter where you're headed on your honeymoon, these five beauty essentials have you covered.

'Leading Ladies' - Elbeth Gillis

'Leading Ladies' - Elbeth Gillis

Shining the spotlight on some of our SA leading ladies and the booming bridal industry

'Looks we love' - The Bridal Bouquet

'Looks we love' - The Bridal Bouquet

A few tips for achieving your ultimate bridal bouquet look!

Hiring A Toastmaster For Your Wedding

Hiring A Toastmaster For Your Wedding

If your family and friends aren’t to be trusted behind the mic, perhaps it’s time to find a professional?

Unique Table Numbers Ideas

Unique Table Numbers Ideas

Some Of Our Favourite Table Name Ideas For Your Wedding Day

Top Tips! The Wedding album must-haves.

Top Tips! The Wedding album must-haves.

The essential wedding photos to capture on your big day

The Guide To Buying An Engagement Ring

The Guide To Buying An Engagement Ring

Chances are, an engagement ring is one of the biggest purchases you and your partner will ever make. We have everything you need to know about choosing the right one!

Why Personalised Gifts Make All The Difference

Why Personalised Gifts Make All The Difference

Personalised gift ideas for your wedding party

KZN Weekend Wedding Getaways

KZN Weekend Wedding Getaways

Looking for your dream weekend-wedding getaway in Kwa-Zulu Natal? We have you covered for some of our favourite local finds.

Ina Paarmans His & Her Recipe - October

Ina Paarmans His & Her Recipe - October

Butterfly Chicken Portuguese / North African Style & Iceberg Slice with Blue Cheese, Pears and Pecans

Going To The Chapel Of Love

Going To The Chapel Of Love

A few of our favourite chapels that South Africa has to offer

Annoying Traditions To Ditch In 2017

Annoying Traditions To Ditch In 2017

Weddings are filled with traditions, why not kick a few out?

10 Questions To Ask Your Photographer

10 Questions To Ask Your Photographer

Choosing the perfect photographer for you- everything you'll need to know and ask.

What To Do If You Marry A Foreigner

What To Do If You Marry A Foreigner

You have fallen in love and now you need to be legal.

10 Ways To Ask Your Bridesmaids To Be Part of the Big Day

10 Ways To Ask Your Bridesmaids To Be Part of the Big Day

You’ve got the ring – what’s next? Choosing your closest friends and family members to stand by your side on the big day!

Is A Wedding Coordinator For Me?

Is A Wedding Coordinator For Me?

5 questions to ask yourself to help determine whether or not you need a wedding coordinator.

Unconventional But Totally Awesome Wedding Ideas

Unconventional But Totally Awesome Wedding Ideas

So you want to plan a wedding with a difference but where to begin?

5 Tips For Keeping Calm On Your Wedding Day

5 Tips For Keeping Calm On Your Wedding Day

Don’t let the wedding day nerves get the better of you! Read our top tips for staying cool and calm on your big day.

Queen Of The Winelands

Queen Of The Winelands

A feature on one of our favourite estates

10 Handy Items To Keep On You For Your Wedding Day

10 Handy Items To Keep On You For Your Wedding Day

DIY your survival kit for your wedding day

Looks We Love- The Most Romantic Wedding Photos

Looks We Love- The Most Romantic Wedding Photos

Photograph inspiration we think you'll love to recreate for your wedding day

How To Keep Your Bridesmaids Happy

How To Keep Your Bridesmaids Happy

Some top tips for keeping your girls smiling all the way up to when they lead you down the aisle.

How To Pick The Perfect Wedding Dress For You.

How To Pick The Perfect Wedding Dress For You.

Your dress is probably the first thing on your to-do-list!

Top Tips For Creating A Seating Plan

Top Tips For Creating A Seating Plan

We all want to avoid the unwanted family feuds, here are a few of our top tips to consider when planning your perfect seating plan

Live Music & Your Big Day

Live Music & Your Big Day

From mic checks to cable trips- these are things to remember regarding live music and your big bash!

Looks We Love: DIY Hair Ideas For Brides

Looks We Love: DIY Hair Ideas For Brides

Show up dressed to impress with one of these 5 bridal hair ideas for medium to long locks!

Chic Bridal Shower Themes

Chic Bridal Shower Themes

Looks we think you'll love!

Honeymoon Inspiration for 2017

Honeymoon Inspiration for 2017

The ultimate honeymoon hotlist for the new year!

How To Fulfil Your Floral Fantasy

How To Fulfil Your Floral Fantasy

Floral looks we absolutely love!

Week VS The Weekend Wedding

Week VS The Weekend Wedding

The pros and cons of hosting your wedding on a weekday versus a weekend.

5 Of The Hottest Wedding Shoe Trends of 2016

5 Of The Hottest Wedding Shoe Trends of 2016

Some say laughter is the best medicine but we believe it's actually all in the shoes!

Ceremony Planning Do's And Don'ts

Ceremony Planning Do's And Don'ts

Five quick thoughts for when planning a wedding ceremony!

20 Questions To Ask Your Wedding Venue

20 Questions To Ask Your Wedding Venue

The important questions you should ask your wedding venue from the very beginning.

The Wedding Bar

The Wedding Bar

Some quirky ideas to pep up your wedding bar

The Modern Carriage

The Modern Carriage

Our top pick's for the ultimate wedding car!

Wedding Insurance FAQ's

Wedding Insurance FAQ's

Understanding the basics of wedding insurance and if you need it.

Picking Your Palette

Picking Your Palette

Tips to consider for picking your perfect wedding palette!

Grooms Gifts

Grooms Gifts

Weddings aren't always about the bride! Here are some great ideas for a gift for your groom on your big day.

5 Alternatives To The Traditional Veil

5 Alternatives To The Traditional Veil

More modern looks that we just love!

Summer Weddings

Summer Weddings

A few great ideas to help make your summer wedding a little extra-special.

Invitations: When, Who, What And Why

Invitations: When, Who, What And Why

Everything you need to know about your wedding invitation etiquette.

Unique Wedding Favour Ideas

Unique Wedding Favour Ideas

Our favourite inspiration ideas for unique wedding favours from 'Real Weddings' in 2016

Summer Lovin'

Summer Lovin'

Our top picks for honeymoon destinations you don’t need a visa for this summer!

10 Of Our Favourite Songs For Your Wedding Playlist 2016

10 Of Our Favourite Songs For Your Wedding Playlist 2016

A few modern song choices to add to your winning wedding playlist.

Who Pays For What At Your Wedding

Who Pays For What At Your Wedding

From rings to the ceremony, who traditionally pays for what?

The Social Media Wedding Guide

The Social Media Wedding Guide

How to incorporate Social Media into your wedding.

The Month, Week and Day Before You Say “I Do.”

The Month, Week and Day Before You Say “I Do.”

One month to go! Don't panic- we have you covered for your final wedding to-do lists

Bridal Trends 2017

Bridal Trends 2017

Inside look to what's hot and happening in 2017

‘The Inspired Table' – Table Décor Trends

‘The Inspired Table' – Table Décor Trends

Our top table trend looks of the moment

The Bachelor Guide

The Bachelor Guide

Stag Parties for every budget and personality

Ina Paarmans His & Her Recipe - September

Ina Paarmans His & Her Recipe - September

French Toast with Mushrooms and Bacon & Chicken Snitzels with Parmesan Crumbs and Cheese Sauce

Bachelorette Party Ideas

Bachelorette Party Ideas

The last fling before the ring

The UK National Wedding Show

The UK National Wedding Show

SA Weddings shines the spotlight on our SA wedding industry to a growing international market this past weekend, in London.

'Call Of The Wild' - Why A Bush Wedding?

'Call Of The Wild' - Why A Bush Wedding?

Something fresh and adventurous.

Top Ten Wine Farms to get married at in South Africa - Editor's Pick

Top Ten Wine Farms to get married at in South Africa - Editor's Pick

Let's dive into the innumerable details shall we?

Getting Married in South Africa: The Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions

Getting Married in South Africa: The Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions

We’re here to debunk the most common myths about getting married in South Africa.

Top Ways to Keep Your Guests Entertained During Photo Hour

Top Ways to Keep Your Guests Entertained During Photo Hour

A few suggestions on how to keep your guests entertained and the life and soul of the party

Looks we love - ‘The flower crown’

Looks we love - ‘The flower crown’

This Spring, our love affair with the flower crown continues.

The Flying Pan - Top Tips When Choosing A Caterer

The Flying Pan - Top Tips When Choosing A Caterer

Top tips when choosing a caterer or catering service for your wedding day.

Tintswalo - The Crown of Cape Town's Coast

Tintswalo - The Crown of Cape Town's Coast

Tintswalo Atlantic offers an experience that is unlike any other

Ina Paarman His & Her Recipe - August

Ina Paarman His & Her Recipe - August

Peppered Beef Pie with Mushrooms and Apple Pie de Luxe

The Wineland’s Bridal Fair 2016

The Wineland’s Bridal Fair 2016

SA Weddings at The Winelands Bridal Fair at Spier Estate.

Cellars Charm

Cellars Charm

Old-world elegance meets historic charm.

African inspired décor with Sorrento Events

African inspired décor with Sorrento Events

Celebrating the rich and beautiful culture of the country we live in.

Escape the Rat Race

Escape the Rat Race

On Thursday 23 June 2016 the Royal Cape Yacht Club hosted a launch at their newly revamped Regatta Centre venue!

Sorrento Events Inspired Winter Wonderland

Sorrento Events Inspired Winter Wonderland

Sorrento recently provided the floral décor on our Winter Wonderland styled shoot held at Ibis House in Constantia.

SA Weddings Crown Bride of the Year 2014

SA Weddings Crown Bride of the Year 2014

The grand finale, themed Sparkle & Shine, took place at the renowned The Bay Hotel, Camps Bay on 18 April 2015.

White Runway

White Runway

Offering the largest and most on-trend selection of ready-to-wear gowns to suit any woman.

Ina Paarman recipe for the month

Ina Paarman recipe for the month

Lamb or Venison Potjie with Baby Onions

The Magic of Mervyn Gers

The Magic of Mervyn Gers

The SA Weddings team had the great pleasure of visiting the Mervyn Gers Ceramics Studio and meeting the master himself.

Fly away with me...

Fly away with me...

SA Weddings chats to Muse Concepts about their recent styled wedding shoot themed, 'Fly Away With Me"

SA Weddings Crowns Bride of the Year 2015

SA Weddings Crowns Bride of the Year 2015

Congratulations to our winners, and a huge thanks to all those involved!

La Boheme Inspired Wedding Cakes

La Boheme Inspired Wedding Cakes

There is more to a wedding cake than simply something sweet for your guests to enjoy after dinner

Vir Altyd Premiere

Vir Altyd Premiere

A night at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate

You're engaged...what now?

You're engaged...what now?

Where to start with planning your big day

Rolene Strauss says ‘yes’ to happily- ever- after

Rolene Strauss says ‘yes’ to happily- ever- after

The Aleit Group plans Rolene Strauss's perfect day!

Wedding planning 101

Wedding planning 101

Need help planning your wedding but don’t know where to start? Follow our step-by-step guide.

La Boheme

La Boheme

Plan your Le Boheme style wedding

Green Wedding Venues in South Africa

Green Wedding Venues in South Africa

Your big day need not be heavy on our natural environment

Webersberg Wine Estate

Webersberg Wine Estate

The SA Weddings team visits Webersberg Wine Estate

6 Item that will change the way you work as a wedding photographer

6 Item that will change the way you work as a wedding photographer

Orms' top 6 gadgets for wedding photographers

Dreamy Tropical Honeymoons Destinations

Dreamy Tropical Honeymoons Destinations

SA Weddings looks at some of the world's most beautiful tropical honeymoon destinations

Tie the Knot the Tropical Way at Station Retreat Hotel, Seychelles

Tie the Knot the Tropical Way at Station Retreat Hotel, Seychelles

Tropical wedding destination in the Seychelles

Luc and Mari

Luc and Mari

A look at this it-couple's exquisite wedding day

Sneak Peek - What to wear under the dress!

Sneak Peek - What to wear under the dress!

SA Weddings reveals the best under-garments for brides

Top trends for the 2016 Bridal Scene

Top trends for the 2016 Bridal Scene

A look at what's trending for the year to come...

SA Weddings Celebrates Success in 2015!

SA Weddings Celebrates Success in 2015!

Looking back at magical moments achieved in 2015 by the SA Weddings team

Orms Print Room & Framing

Orms Print Room & Framing

Get Started with Create and Print Software

Moroccan Oil - A bottle full of Sunshine

Moroccan Oil - A bottle full of Sunshine

A review of of four products by Moroccan Oil

The Grand Opening of Shangri La Le Touessrok Resort & Spa

The Grand Opening of Shangri La Le Touessrok Resort & Spa

A look at Shangri La's latest luxury resort

Showcase Parisian Wedding by Event Styling

Showcase Parisian Wedding by Event Styling

Nadine and Lorenzo initially wanted to fly 100 of their wedding guests to Paris...