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How To Be The Best Bridesmaid Ever

How To Be The Best Bridesmaid Ever

We’ve come up with 10 commandments for being your bride's best bridesmaid in the lead up to her wedding.

Silver Spirit

Silver Spirit

"Shine is my favourite colour." - Marc Jacobs

Beautiful Venues Along The Garden Route

Beautiful Venues Along The Garden Route

With so many options to choose from along the Garden Route, we've selected a few of our favourite.

Summer Wedding Inspiration

Summer Wedding Inspiration

A sneak peak into the SA Weddings team favourite colours for summertime weddings!

Wedding Planning: The Financial Side of Things

Wedding Planning: The Financial Side of Things

Financial Guru, Sue Torr, offers invaluable financial advice to engaged couples

Looks We Love: Wedding Transport!

Looks We Love: Wedding Transport!

You can't buy happiness but you can buy cars and that's sort of the same thing!

Is A Wedding Coordinator Really Necessary?

Is A Wedding Coordinator Really Necessary?

We chat to Pippa Lund from The Perfect Proposal to find out if a wedding coordinator is really necessary when planning a wedding

Our Favourite Forest Venues

Our Favourite Forest Venues

Allow nature's peace to flow into you as sunshine flows into trees

Looks We Love: A Cocktail Bar!

Looks We Love: A Cocktail Bar!

She had a cocktail in her hand and confetti in her hair!

Your Bridal Edit

Your Bridal Edit

SA Weddings teams up with Alexa Lily to create the ultimate wedding planner for brides-to-be

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.

Looks We Love: Happy Bridesmaids!

Looks We Love: Happy Bridesmaids!

I may have found my man but I still need my girls!

How To Choose A Wedding Theme

How To Choose A Wedding Theme

Newly engaged? Let's start the wedding planning process by choosing a theme for your special day!

Looks We Love: Confetti!

Looks We Love: Confetti!

A wedding is a time to celebrate and what is a celebration without a little confetti?!

Tips For Choosing The Perfect Wedding Suit

Tips For Choosing The Perfect Wedding Suit

Tips and advice for choosing the perfect wedding suit

We Got Pretty Social!

We Got Pretty Social!

A glimpse into the ladies behind Pretty Social and the workshop our SA Wedding Content team attended!

Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

Set amongst lush acres of landscaped gardens you'll find an urban sanctuary in Sandton

Favourite Finds: Stationery Wizards!

Favourite Finds: Stationery Wizards!

Aiming to bring you the most fantastic bridal stationery looks and artists the SA Weddings team loves!

SA Weddings Chats To Bride of the Year 2016 Winners

SA Weddings Chats To Bride of the Year 2016 Winners

The SA Weddings team catches up with the 2016 Bride of the Year winners to see how they're enjoying life post competition.

Looks We Love: Dessert Stations!

Looks We Love: Dessert Stations!

The best things in life are sweet so start your wedding off with a little sugary treat!

SA Weddings Networking Event

SA Weddings Networking Event

A networking event for industry professionals

Wedding Dress Day Dreaming

Wedding Dress Day Dreaming

"When I design a wedding dress with a bustle, it has to be one the bride can dance in. I love the idea that something is practical and still looks great." - Vera Wang

Secrets To A Successful Marriage

Secrets To A Successful Marriage

"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."

Looks We Love: Forest Weddings

Looks We Love: Forest Weddings

"The woods are lovely, dark and deep but I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep." - Robert Frost

Alternatives To The Traditional Veil

Alternatives To The Traditional Veil

More modern looks that we just love!

Summer Bridal Hairstyle Inspiration!

Summer Bridal Hairstyle Inspiration!

Invest in your hair, ladies! It's the crown you never take off!

One&Only Spa Cape Town

One&Only Spa Cape Town

UNWIND. RESTORE. ELEVATE.

Looks We Love: Flower Girl Inspiration

Looks We Love: Flower Girl Inspiration

Aren't flower girls one of the most quintessential (and adorable) parts of a wedding?

Is A Videographer Really Necessary?

Is A Videographer Really Necessary?

We're here to help you make the ultimate decision on whether a videographer is really necessary.

Favourite Finds: Hair & Makeup Gems!

Favourite Finds: Hair & Makeup Gems!

She has fire in her soul and a killer pair of brows!

How To Go About Choosing Your Wedding Dress

How To Go About Choosing Your Wedding Dress

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

Favourite Finds: Saying Hello to our new Photographers!

Favourite Finds: Saying Hello to our new Photographers!

“In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” — Alfred Stieglitz

Who Makes It Onto The Guest List?

Who Makes It Onto The Guest List?

Trust us, you'll be spending countless hours thinking about this...

Say "I Do" At One Of South Africa's Most Luxurious Venues

Say "I Do" At One Of South Africa's Most Luxurious Venues

Bona Dea Private Estate is the perfect gateway to an unforgettable luxurious wedding destination in Hermanus, South Africa.

Pretty Little Things 2017!

Pretty Little Things 2017!

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

Looks We Love: Wedding CAKES!

Looks We Love: Wedding CAKES!

Eat cake, it's somebody's birthday somewhere!

Favourite Finds: Lauren Batchelor Jewellery!

Favourite Finds: Lauren Batchelor Jewellery!

Repeat after me: I deserve new jewellery.

Week VS The Weekend Wedding

Week VS The Weekend Wedding

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

Favourite Finds: Blush & Brush

Favourite Finds: Blush & Brush

We've found all that you need on your wedding day, is a little blush and a brush!

Mai Thai Wellness Spa

Mai Thai Wellness Spa

Your Thailand escape in the heart of Cape Town!

7 Tips For Choosing Your Perfect Venue

7 Tips For Choosing Your Perfect Venue

Choosing a wedding venue does not have to be a daunting experience at all. Follow our top tips and let venue hunting become a breeze.

Looks We Love: A Little Wedding Ink

Looks We Love: A Little Wedding Ink

Aiming to bring the most fantastic bridal tattoo looks the SA Weddings team loves!

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

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

Something fresh and adventurous.

Looks We Love: Autumn

Looks We Love: Autumn

Autumn is my time. I am most radiant and full of energy when the leaves are falling and there is a ghost of change in the air.

The Wedding Bar

The Wedding Bar

Some quirky ideas to pep up your wedding bar

Our Favourite Finds: One Fine Day!

Our Favourite Finds: One Fine Day!

"Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more." - Mother Teresa

5 Reasons To Consider An Intimate Wedding

5 Reasons To Consider An Intimate Wedding

A small wedding can change how you experience your big day for the better. Is cutting down your guest list right for you?

Looks We Love: Volatile Living

Looks We Love: Volatile Living

You are mine and I am yours.

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

10 Ways To Pop The Question To Your Bridemaids

10 Ways To Pop The Question To Your Bridemaids

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

Beach Wedding Basics

Beach Wedding Basics

Basic guidelines to planning your dream beach wedding

Looks We Love - Bridal Bouquets

Looks We Love - Bridal Bouquets

Aiming to bring the most fantastic floral looks the SA Weddings team loves!

You're engaged...now what?

You're engaged...now what?

Where to start with planning your big day

Looks We Love - Blue is the New Black

Looks We Love - Blue is the New Black

The colour of Navy, stimulates tranquility, love, loyalty, security, trust and intelligence.

Top Wedding Venues In The Winelands

Top Wedding Venues In The Winelands

Nestled between mountains, streams and vineyards the wine estates of the Western Cape are one of the most romantic settings for Weddings

Leading Ladies - Amo Venter

Leading Ladies - Amo Venter

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

The Evening Before Your Wedding

The Evening Before Your Wedding

5 things to keep in mind the evening before your wedding

Leading Ladies - Janita Toerien

Leading Ladies - Janita Toerien

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

A Magical African Bush Experience!

A Magical African Bush Experience!

The perfect venue to host an intimate, luxurious bush wedding.

Looks We Love - Grace Charlotte Photography

Looks We Love - Grace Charlotte Photography

Wedding photography inspiration for our lovely brides-to-be!

Leading Ladies - Louise Meyer

Leading Ladies - Louise Meyer

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

Looks We Love - Cindy Bam Couture

Looks We Love - Cindy Bam Couture

Wedding dress inspiration for our lovely brides-to-be!

Spotlight On: DJ Camblosh

Spotlight On: DJ Camblosh

Music Magic! SA Weddings was so proud to partner with DJ Camblosh as our music genius for our Bride Of The Year 2016!

5 Reasons Why We Love Fairview Farm

5 Reasons Why We Love Fairview Farm

The farm that aims to inspire themselves more with all that they do, and for the community at large.

Cerise '17 by Nette Rose

Cerise '17 by Nette Rose

Cerise is deep, unwavering and pure perfection.

Thailand Elopement

Thailand Elopement

Get a quick glimpse into a wonderful elopement in Thailand!

Leading Ladies - Erna Theron

Leading Ladies - Erna Theron

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

Spotlight On: Von Geusau Belgian Chocolates!

Spotlight On: Von Geusau Belgian Chocolates!

A balanced diet is chocolate in both hands

Spotlight On: Vondeling Wines

Spotlight On: Vondeling Wines

Moments To Magic! SA Weddings is proud to partner with Vondeling as our wine sponsor for our Bride Of The Year 2016!

The New Addition To Weef!

The New Addition To Weef!

The new look we love from Weef.

SA Weddings Crowns Bride of the Year 2016

SA Weddings Crowns Bride of the Year 2016

SA Weddings Bride of the Year 2016 Awards Dazzles Johannesburg Guests

Spotlight On: Tentation

Spotlight On: Tentation

Tentation Bedouin and Stretch Tent Hire Cape Town and Johannesburg

Looks We Love: Sweetly Detailed

Looks We Love: Sweetly Detailed

A quick glimpse into the stunning work of Sweetly Detailed Bespoke sweet and dessert tables!

Leading Ladies - The Cheese Cake

Leading Ladies - The Cheese Cake

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

Looks We Love: Linen House!

Looks We Love: Linen House!

Stunning linen looks we love that will make a spectacular addition to your dream wedding registry!

Spotlight On: Draping Worx

Spotlight On: Draping Worx

Draping Worx has teamed up with SA Wedding to create a little extra magic at this years Bride Of The Year awards!

Leading Ladies: Ina Paarman

Leading Ladies: Ina Paarman

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

Top Tips From Carlton Hair!

Top Tips From Carlton Hair!

Carlton Hair takes cues from the fashion industry elite, translating runway trends into wearable works of art.

Bridal Beauty: Lanzerac Spa

Bridal Beauty: Lanzerac Spa

We had a lucky chance to spend the day at the re-launch of the Lanzerac Spa!

Leading Ladies: Minette Arlow Jewellery

Leading Ladies: Minette Arlow Jewellery

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

Looks We Love: Weddink

Looks We Love: Weddink

Behind The Brand: Weddink!

Spotlight On: Barefeet Videography

Spotlight On: Barefeet Videography

Moments To Magic! SA Weddings is proud to partner with Barefeet Videography for the filming of our Bride Of The Year 2016!

Iona: Choosing Your Wedding Wine

Iona: Choosing Your Wedding Wine

SA Weddings teams up with Iona for 'Bride Of The Year' as our white whine sponsor and gives us some top tips to choosing your wedding wines!

Spotlight On: Exclusive Hire

Spotlight On: Exclusive Hire

Exclusive Hire teams up with SA Wedding to create a little extra magic at this years Bride Of The Year awards!

Spotlight On: Jude Harpstar

Spotlight On: Jude Harpstar

SA Weddings is proud to announce our incredible Bride Of The Year music talent! Shining the spotlight on the very talented Jude Harpstar

Looks We Love: Harnn

Looks We Love: Harnn

SA Weddings finds our favourite new beauty brand! Introducing the uber-luxe Harnn; a proud Bride Of The Year sponsor!

Top Tips To Having Your A PhotoBooth At Your Wedding

Top Tips To Having Your A PhotoBooth At Your Wedding

Spotlight on: Yellow Lemon Photobooth

The Story Of Wilderer Gin

The Story Of Wilderer Gin

The SA Weddings team finds their new drink of choice and finds out a little more about the story behind the rise of Gin.

Spotlight On: Kelly Jayne Cakes

Spotlight On: Kelly Jayne Cakes

Introducing one of SA's most loved cake making duo's - meet the Queen's of the cake kitchen!

Looks We Love: Sugar & Vice

Looks We Love: Sugar & Vice

Some great local finds to add to your dream wedding registry!

Spotlight On: Party Spot

Spotlight On: Party Spot

SA weddings partners with Party Spot for Bride Of The Year 2016! Find all the ideas and inspiration you need for your party planning below.

Spotlight on: Upstage Productions

Spotlight on: Upstage Productions

SA Weddings is proud to partner with Upstage for our esteemed Bride Of The Year Awards 2016!

Meet our Top 12!

Meet our Top 12!

SA Weddings is proud to announce our Top 12 beautiful bride finalists for this years Bride Of The Year Competition!

The Magic Of Inhoek

The Magic Of Inhoek

The SA Weddings team recently explored the seaside beauty of Arniston and found one of our favourite new wedding venues!

Louise Meyer Photography

Louise Meyer Photography

Introducing our incredible photography partner for Bride Of The Year 2016: The supremely talented Louise Meyer

'Tintswalo At Waterfall' To Host 'Bride Of The Year 2016'!

'Tintswalo At Waterfall' To Host 'Bride Of The Year 2016'!

SA Weddings is proud to announce 'Tintswalo at Waterfall' as our prestigious venue sponsor for this years event.

Looks We Love: Maison Noir

Looks We Love: Maison Noir

Introducing one of our favourite new finds!

Easter Table Decor Ideas

Easter Table Decor Ideas

'Weddings By Marius' Shares Some Of His Favourite Easter Table Ideas That Will Throw Your Guests Into A Frenzy!

Bridal Beauty: Vita Liberata

Bridal Beauty: Vita Liberata

The ultimate guide on 'how to' and 'how not to'; spray tan before your big day!

Did Someone Say Pamper Day?!

Did Someone Say Pamper Day?!

Bridal Beauty review: Our First Event With Legs Eleven And ZO Skin Health

The Dessert We All Love - Aimee Lloyd Macarons!

The Dessert We All Love - Aimee Lloyd Macarons!

They really are the perfect little indulgence and we cant get enough!

A Night With Janita Toerien

A Night With Janita Toerien

A glimpse into the beauty of Janita Toerien's 2017 couture line and Leilah James!

Atomic Orchid- And Your Ultimate Floral Fantasy!

Atomic Orchid- And Your Ultimate Floral Fantasy!

Top Tips And The Story Behind One Of Our Favourite Creative Duos.

Bridal Gowns On A Budget

Bridal Gowns On A Budget

White Runway is proud to bring you show-stopper wedding gowns, to suit your budget!

'Something Borrowed, Something Blue'  Bridal Beauty Event, 28 March 2017

'Something Borrowed, Something Blue' Bridal Beauty Event, 28 March 2017

SA Weddings are teaming up with Legs Eleven and Zo Skin Health for the ultimate day of bridal beauty pampering- happening tomorrow!

Looks We Love - Grey Haven

Looks We Love - Grey Haven

Colour inspiration for our brides to dream of neutral themes!

A Day Of Design With CNC Workshop

A Day Of Design With CNC Workshop

The SA Weddings team recently attended the launch of CNC Workshop, whether you're looking to hire or even design your own furniture- this place does it all!

Friday Fun with FoxBox!

Friday Fun with FoxBox!

No Fuss, just Frills! The ultimate pamper day in-office thanks to our favourite Foxers

Leading Ladies - Anchen Tempelhoff

Leading Ladies - Anchen Tempelhoff

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

Island Dreaming, Anyone?

Island Dreaming, Anyone?

More reasons why Mauritius should be at the very top of your travel list!

Leading Ladies: Pippa Lund

Leading Ladies: Pippa Lund

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

SA's Great Escapes!

SA's Great Escapes!

Fill your life with adventure, not things. Here are a few of our top local finds for romantic weekend hotspots around SA!

The Styling Shed

The Styling Shed

Our review of our 'Bridal Bouquet' masterclass at the incredible creative space- 'The Styling Shed'

Spotlight on: Bosjes

Spotlight on: Bosjes

SA Weddings recently visited the soon-to-launch heart-stoppingly beautiful 'Bosjes'

The Answers To All Your Wedding Questions

The Answers To All Your Wedding Questions

The ladies behind Aleit Weddings are sharing a few insights into the most-asked wedding related questions!

A Sneak Peak At Some Of 2017's Big Wedding Trends

A Sneak Peak At Some Of 2017's Big Wedding Trends

Stuck for some wedding inspo? Here are a few of the more popular big day trends predicted for 2017.

'Leading Ladies' - Cheri van Staden

'Leading Ladies' - Cheri van Staden

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

Your Wedding Dictionary- Decoded!

Your Wedding Dictionary- Decoded!

We chatted to the leading ladies behind Aleit Weddings, and brushed up on our wedding-decor jargon. Here's the scoop!

Bridal Beauty: ZO Skin Brightening Facial Review

Bridal Beauty: ZO Skin Brightening Facial Review

The best kept secret for wedding-ready skin!

WOW Wedding Spaces!

WOW Wedding Spaces!

If you're in need of some serious venue inspo; look no further than below for some seriously beautiful spaces to say your 'I dos' around SA!

Honeymoon Heaven in Mauritius

Honeymoon Heaven in Mauritius

Fly into the honeymoon of your dreams with Air Mauritius!

Bridal Beauty: Your 'Bridal Body' Cheat Sheet

Bridal Beauty: Your 'Bridal Body' Cheat Sheet

Sweat now, Shine later! Here are a few top tips from personal trainer Rudi Du Plesis showing us that you don't need a gym contract to tone up for that white dress.

'Looks We Love': The Wedding Venue Edition

'Looks We Love': The Wedding Venue Edition

Your wedding venue is more than just a setting, it's the place where your memories begin.

Leading Ladies - The Story Behind Nette Rose

Leading Ladies - The Story Behind Nette Rose

Our favourite romantic range of handmade intimates and the great story behind its launch to market.

La Petite Ferme - The Hidden Gem Of Franschhoek

La Petite Ferme - The Hidden Gem Of Franschhoek

Come find out why this place is the honeymoon heaven you've been waiting for.

Children At Your Wedding

Children At Your Wedding

We're stating our case for having a kid-friendly wedding- just hear us out.

Wedding Games

Wedding Games

Because sometimes you don't want to dance!

SA Weddings Networking Event At The Saxon

SA Weddings Networking Event At The Saxon

SA Weddings was proud to host our first networking event in Johannesburg for 2017 at the magnificent Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa!

Leading Ladies: The Story Behind Bena Loungewear

Leading Ladies: The Story Behind Bena Loungewear

A Stylish Slumber Session, anyone? Win With BENA and SA Weddings!

Love Is...All Around!

Love Is...All Around!

Our Valentines Day On Robben Island

Looks We Love - Famke Jewellery

Looks We Love - Famke Jewellery

Good things come in small packages, especially when it's jewellery!

Is Your Mum Driving You A Little Mad?

Is Your Mum Driving You A Little Mad?

Put the brakes on that mother-daughter angst with a few well-placed words and (gulp!) compromise.

Looks We Love: Lingerie Letters

Looks We Love: Lingerie Letters

WIN with SA Weddings and Lingerie Letters, SA's first underwear subscription service, this Valentines!

Top Tips This Valentine's Day

Top Tips This Valentine's Day

Pippa from The Perfect Proposal, shares a few of her top tips for planning your perfect date day this Valentines.

Weekend Getaway: The Western Cape

Weekend Getaway: The Western Cape

Take a weekend-off in the Western Cape, where R&R is guaranteed and you may also just find your dream wedding venue!

WIN with Fairview and SA Weddings

WIN with Fairview and SA Weddings

Looking for a great alternative for your wedding-day cake? We've got you covered with a chance to win your wedding 'cheese cake' fit for a queen!

Looks We Love: Introducing The Ultimate Grooms Gift

Looks We Love: Introducing The Ultimate Grooms Gift

Just in time for Valentines Day, we've found the ultimate gift for the man in your life!

Oakfields Bridal Expo

Oakfields Bridal Expo

A special thanks to everyone who was involved in another very successful Oakfield Bridal Expo!

Why We Love Southern Weddings

Why We Love Southern Weddings

Find some Southern-style inspo for your big day, with a little help from our Southern Belles!

Headlands House

Headlands House

SA Weddings Enjoy The Spoils Of Knysna's Best Views

So I'm Married, Now What?

So I'm Married, Now What?

The little tasks that help get you through those first weeks of the post-wedding buzz blues!

Do You Want To Be Hyphenated?

Do You Want To Be Hyphenated?

Just married? If you're wondering whether or not to hyphenate your last name, this is for you...

Looks We Love: Dark Weddings

Looks We Love: Dark Weddings

Black is authoritative, powerful, sophisticated and evokes strong emotion; just a few reasons why we're loving the dark wedding inspiration.

Afrique Boutique Hotel

Afrique Boutique Hotel

Our Home Away From Home in Muldersdrift!

How To Pick Your Wedding Officiant

How To Pick Your Wedding Officiant

Don't forget 'choosing your wedding officiant' is a crucial item on that mile-long wedding to-do list!

Bridal Beauty: Wedding-Ready Skin

Bridal Beauty: Wedding-Ready Skin

Healthy Glowing Skin Doesn't Happen Overnight, Here Are a Few Tips On How To Get 'The Glow' In Time For Your Big Day!

So, What Should Your Bridesmaids Pay For?

So, What Should Your Bridesmaids Pay For?

Never be afraid to be upfront and talk costs!

Tips For Planning Your Perfect Beach Wedding

Tips For Planning Your Perfect Beach Wedding

Beach is best... but here are a few things to consider before planning your perfect stress-free beach wedding!

'Looks We Love' - Minimalist Wedding Ideas

'Looks We Love' - Minimalist Wedding Ideas

You know how the age-old saying goes: 'Less is always more.'

Wedding Weekends, Anyone?

Wedding Weekends, Anyone?

A guide to planning the perfect weekend getaway for all your wedding guests!

Travel Destinations To Swoon Over

Travel Destinations To Swoon Over

Destinations so beautiful- you'll have to see it to believe it!

Looks We Love - 'Petal & Post'

Looks We Love - 'Petal & Post'

Keep an eye out for this beautiful floral delivery service in Cape Town, it's one of our favourite new finds!

How To Survive Wedding Small Talk

How To Survive Wedding Small Talk

How to up your game with the dreaded wedding small-talk!

Wedding Disasters: Are They Fixable?

Wedding Disasters: Are They Fixable?

Wedding disasters that may have you wishing for the fairy godparent you never knew you needed.

Your First Trip Together

Your First Trip Together

How to make sure you’re on the same page before traveling together for the first time.

How To Pose On Your Wedding Day

How To Pose On Your Wedding Day

A few top tips for how to look your best in your wedding photographs!

How To Be The Best Wedding Guest

How To Be The Best Wedding Guest

A few tips to help you on your way to being the ultimate wedding guest!

'Looks We Love' - Green

'Looks We Love' - Green

When nothing goes right, go green!

Religious Wedding Customs

Religious Wedding Customs

A few special wedding customs from different cultures!

Hello 2017!

Hello 2017!

SA Weddings Is Back At It!

Top Moments of 2016

Top Moments of 2016

A selection of our favourite moments captured in 2016.

'Pretty Little Things'

'Pretty Little Things'

Win with SA Weddings and our 'Pretty Little Things' giveaway!

Can I Just Nap Until My Wedding?

Can I Just Nap Until My Wedding?

5 top tips to getting enough sleep before your wedding!

The First Dance

The First Dance

All you need to know for those first few moves!

Wedding Weather

Wedding Weather

Thunderstorm on your wedding day? Here's what you do!

White Wedding Inspiration

White Wedding Inspiration

All white weddings are proving to be a timeless affair!

The Magic Of Emily Moon

The Magic Of Emily Moon

The Perfect Place in Plett to Say Your I Do's!

Get Your Bubbles On!

Get Your Bubbles On!

SA Weddings selects some of their favourite sparkles for this summer.

Bridal Beauty: The Launch Of Lume Beauty Atelier

Bridal Beauty: The Launch Of Lume Beauty Atelier

Lume Beauty Atelier launches in Cape Town just in time for the holidays!

Beauty Appointments

Beauty Appointments

10 appointments you'll want to remember to make before your big day!

Nooitgedacht Weddings Turns 30!

Nooitgedacht Weddings Turns 30!

Nooitgedacht Celebrates 30 Years In The Business of Love

Bridal Beauty Tricks for the Ultimate Foodie!

Bridal Beauty Tricks for the Ultimate Foodie!

Healthy foods that will have you glowing in time for your big day.

Grooms Boutonnieres

Grooms Boutonnieres

A few unique ideas for your wedding boutonnieres!

Planning A Menu

Planning A Menu

How to Plan The Perfect Wedding Menu!

The Perfect MOH Speech

The Perfect MOH Speech

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

Groomsmen Gifting

Groomsmen Gifting

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

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.

'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.

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!

Signature Wedding Cocktails

Signature Wedding Cocktails

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

Cape Town's Beauty Bar Launch

Cape Town's Beauty Bar Launch

SA Weddings Review: the newly launched CT Beauty Bar, so good- we just have to share!

FABER Launches At The Beautiful Avondale Wine Estate

FABER Launches At The Beautiful Avondale Wine Estate

SA Weddings visits the incredible Avondale wine estate and experiences the magic of FABER

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

Annoying Traditions To Ditch In 2017

Annoying Traditions To Ditch In 2017

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

Going To The Chapel Of Love

Going To The Chapel Of Love

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

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.

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?

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.

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!

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 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.

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.

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.

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

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