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Dale van der Merwe

Married on Jul 8, 2017 in Gauteng


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How did your love story begin?


I met Divan on a cold and rainy day in 2015. He was helping a friend move and I was there that day. He was shy and extremely quite. A few weeks later we saw each other again at a friends birthday. We danced and everyone was routing for " Dave & Dale " .

He traveled quite a bit for work and we finally went on a " date " to the dog park. It only took one more date at A la Turka and it was official!!! 7 months later we got engaged!

Tell us all about the proposal.


We had a private & intimate engagement that was followed by an amazing show and celebration at Barnyard.

It was perfect. Just the two of us - even though it was freezing!

Magical Moments


The most memorable moment of our wedding would be our ceremony. As I came walking down the isle, Divan was infront. The tears were flowing and my heart was pounding!!

The Honeymoon


We went on a spontaneous roadtrip. We didnt book anything. As we went we booked our accommodation on Airbnb. Our first stop was in Uppington followed by Hondeklipbaai, Sea Point CT , Somerset Wes , Mosselbaai, Kimberley and then PTA ( HOME )

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

We went for a very earthy wedding.
Flowers & runners were provided by Royal Flowers and Functions.

My hair was done by a Colleague who works with me at Revolution style professionals. Curls and pinned to the side.

Make up was done by Angelique Pienaar from Tinique & Co.

My wedding dress is a Enzoani Dakota. Ivory & Dove Gray with lace.

Accessories & Jewellery was bought at Lovisa.

Lingerie was bought at La Senza

The Venue

We got married at Lavandou.

Wedding Elements

Romantic & Earthy. Soft lighting and loads of candles.

My Captured Moments

Photos - Picture Me & U
Video - Richan Fourie

Wedding Stationery

Did it myself with the help of Canva