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Zimvo Uyanda Brukwe

Married on Dec 16, 2017 in Eastern Cape

I looked like a princess in that beautiful white and traditional dress.


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Magical Moments


Wow 2 beautiful days of my life , it was two days wedding in the dusty streets of Mount Frere situated in the rural areas in the Eastern Cape and in the rural areas of whittlesea outside Queenstown.
The highlights of the 1st
day was when my dad walked me dawn the aisle and handing over myself to the man of my dreams who has been part of my life for eight years.
I was also suprised by the way the page boy,flower girl and my beautiful bridesmaids made the grand entrance during the metrominial as I totally didn't plan anything on how they will make the entrance I just choosed the entance song.
It was a simple, very classy and elegant wedding and believe me for a moment people even forgot they are in the deep rural areas. That is how beautiful this day was.
And for day 2 it was when I officially meet and bieng introduced to my in laws for the first time as I never meet with them before and when i was being welcomed as a Makoti and given the name Uyanda.

The Honeymoon


Unfortunately because of the budget, culture and traditions I had to go and stay for 10 days at my husband's home, to do makoti(new bride) duties and unfortunately because I was the one who was planning everything for the wedding so i took my leave end November, so i didn't not have enough leave days, so we planned that we will go for a honeymoon when we celebrate our one year anniversary.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

Ohhh my God I looked like an angel, my hair style was done by my little sister Siyasanga Garane who was also my maid of houner and my make-up by Seruga Spa.
My dress was made by Solanga Creations a gal based in Gauteng and she is also my home gal as she is also from the same district.
My sister Sinazo Garane helped me to find my dream shoes, I found exacle what i had an idea of durring my planning from Dune in Sandton.
Lingerie Ohhh yes there had to be something old on my attire and I wore my old pair of Lengerie.
I got my accessories from Luxe botigue in East London

The Venue

I Got married in Mount Frere, the metromonial service was held at my church (Rode Methodist) and the reception was at Mount Frere town hall, my guests who were there over the night slept at home and others booked in one of these nice rural BnBz ,Mvelo Lodge and Tapi BnB

My Bridal Beauty Regime

Ohhh I didn't work so hard on the bridal beauty regime, because I am a healthy living person I jog and i also go to the gym, I am person who always make sho that my body is in a shape I am comfortable with.
The natural beautiful skin and white teeth I have didn't even require me to do skin and tooth treatment.
I went for a spa treatment to release the tension I had from planning and all thanks to my friend Yanga Tonjeni- January for booking me a half day spar all the way to Cape town.

Wedding Elements

My decor wow, i communicated and showed the decor lady on how i want my decor to look like all i can say is perfections meet and communicated and there was a perfect outcome, my unforgettable decor was done by Mrs Makaula a lady from Mount Frere.
For flowers Ohhh my word it was a hustle for me as it was difficult for me to get fresh rose's in the rural areas and I don't like the way they do flower arrangements and I had to get them from Murambi rose's a roses farm in East London.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

The Groom wore a navy Taylor made suits and the groomsmen wore cream white suits hired from Best Man Suit hire from a shop in Vincent shopping center in East London

Beautiful Bridesmaids

Shoooo very nice dresses,I came up with a disign and they were made to hire by Wendy a bridal shop in Hemingways Mall in East London

Marriage Officer

Reverent Magadla ,such a vibrant old man of God from Rode Methodist church.

My Captured Moments

My photographer was Luzuko Tyala( blackchild photographer)from Mthatha, he is currently buzy with his work but already I am sooooo blown away by his samples.

The Wedding Planner

No I didn't have a wedding planner as I was planning my day I knew exactly what I wanted so I thought I should plan and organise everything myself.

Wedding Transport

My Hubby bought a white BMW 4 series Grand Coppei just for the wife to travel in style I am soooo blessed to have a man like him in my life

Food & Cake

Food mhhh it looked so good but I and hubby didn't even had appetite on that day our Caterer was Mrs Giwu a Lady from Mount Ayliff.
And the cake was made by Taylor Cakes in East London.

Wedding Stationery

I designed my stationery and I printed at Pollocks in East London.

The Reception and Entertainment

I had a DJ and he was booked together with the catering company and he rocked the day. LOL me and hubby always dance together when we both chilling at home listening to house music so it just our thing there was no need for a practice.