The SA Weddings team have had a crazy 72 hours of London fun. This past weekend offered up the opportunity for us to be representatives of our beloved country and it’s booming wedding industry- a chance to showcase all of you- our amazing local wedding professionals at the biggest National Wedding show, held at Olympia in London over the weekend.
With inspiration, help and advice from over 250 wedding specialists, thousands of dresses from all the leading designers and a show-stopping Wedding Catwalk, The National Wedding Show has become the UK’s ultimate day out for planning the perfect wedding!
Thousands of brides attended the weekend event, which was the epitome of style, complete with makeover studios, nail bars and champagne loungers. As editor, I was a little obsessed and in over-load mode and so I wanted to share all that I saw there with you -so please enjoy the beautiful gallery of a few of my ‘farvourte finds’ for this next bridal-wear season.
London may have Harrods and English breakfast tea (with scones, jam and cream), a phenomenal tube system, reigning monarchy and beautiful regal parks to match… with all this abundant beauty though, it only made me realize, even furthermore, how good we have it back home and how proud we should be of our wedding professionalism: unbeatable venues, vendors, products and services.
The interest and response from UK brides was incredible- the ‘ooohs’ and ‘ahhhs’ past our stand as the ex-pats pass us, are exactly as they should be. South Africa is certainly doing something right- what a great time to be involved in the booming bridal business but also to realize that thanks to a global economy and our online listing services and content hub sharing tech updates, SAWeddings is paving the way for an even bigger part of the pie out there for all of us.