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Gabriella Jaftha

Married on Mar 17, 2018 in Eastern Cape


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Magical Moments


The highlight of my wedding day would have to be seeing all my favourite people in one room. They all came from far and wide to witness one of the best days of my life.

The most memorable moment would be seeing my husband at the altar. We hadn't seen each other for 2 days because we did a lot of wedding things at different times so walking into the church seeing him all dressed up was probably the best jaw-dropping moment of the whole wedding experience.

The Honeymoon


We, unfortunately, did not go on our honeymoon yet. Reason for this was I had an operation done two weeks before our wedding, and we weren't sure if I could travel far or not so we didn't get to go on the honeymoon we planned.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

For my wedding look, I went with the boho vibe. I wore a bell-sleeved gown, that was flowy and had lace cut-outs on the sleeves and bottom of the gown. I wore a vintage garter with blue beading and thin gold earrings.
The main accessory was my baby breath flower grown.

Dressmaker - Kelly Mae Dillon
Garter - Loca Bridal

The Venue

We got married in Port Elizabeth, South Africa at the Tramways Building.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

I had a hydrating facial done 2 days before the wedding. For 2 weeks I did home teeth whitening with Opalescence Go.

I couldn't do much fitness due to my health and the operation I had 2 weeks before my wedding day.

Wedding Elements

We had our wedding in an industrial building with a boho decor theme. I made all the decor myself as well as the flower arrangements.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

The groom and groomsmen wore suits from ZARA and shoes from Aldo.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

My bridesmaid wore different dresses in blush pink which they made and purchased from various vendors.

Marriage Officer

My mother is a priest so she was our marriage officer, along with another priest who did our marriage prep.

My Captured Moments

We had 2 ladies do our wedding photos- Van Bode Wedding
A friend of ours is a videographer - Bespoke Wedding

The Wedding Planner

Nope, We did it all ourselves with our family.

Wedding Transport

We used the cars we had in the family. They all were BMW's in different colours.

Food & Cake

Family members of ours are caters and made all the food and the wedding cake.

Wedding Stationery

My husband is a designer so he did all our stationery and printing.

The Reception and Entertainment

Our reception was one big dance party as all our friends and family love to get down. My father's company did all the lighting and sound and gave a really amazing DJ.

Wedding Services Used