"My most memorable moment was when we handed each other our rings. In this moment we looked at each other and started laughing with excitement. After dating since 2010 this was something we have been waiting for for so long and almost felt like time was standing still and it was just the two of us in the room. I could see the excitement in her eyes and I could feel my heart beating outside of my chest. This was truly the best day of our lives and we are so grateful for our friends and family that contributed to the significance of this day." - The Groom, Evan Calitz
We went on a road trip along the coast of the Western Cape. Soaking in the beauty of our amazing country and coastline.
My vision was always to be as simple, modern, minimalist and elegant as possible. Thanks to my service providers this dream came true!
My dressmaker was the talented Robin Roberts Bridal.
My hair was done by myself and with the help of my bridesmaids.
My make up was done by Larisa van Zyl ( The Beauty Fix - as can be found on Facebook and Instagram)
My photographer was the amazing Danelle Stofberg Photography - who made it possible for us to remember our special day captured as beautiful as it was.
I didn't wear any jewelry - to fit into my vision of simplicity.
We got married at the breathtaking Bona Dea Estate: Protea and Orchid farm in the Hemel & Aarde Vallei, Hermanus.
I really enjoyed splurging on a couple of facials to relax and ensure a glowing skin on my wedding day. The most important beauty accessory on the day is definitely a smile! :)
All of my decor was hired from our venue, Bona Dea. And with the help of the wonderful in-house wedding planner everything regarding decor ran smoothly and looked perfect.
My flowers was provided and styled by Andre at Fab Events.
The groomsmen hired their suits at suit hire and the groom wore his own suit.
My bridesmaids looked like jewelry in their YDE rose gold sequence dresses!
The wonderful and talented Danelle Stofberg photography captured our day perfectly!
We asked the film student Lara Engelbrecht, to film our wedding - and we requested to compile the video ourselves, because my husband and I enjoys film making!
The Bona Dea in-house wedding planner - Rachelle.
We did not make use of any transport services.
Our food was a definite highlight on our special day! Our caterer was TWO CHEFS.
Being a creative soul and grabbing the chance to practice my passion, I designed the stationary myself with the help of my sister.
Our reception was a blast! Everybody was on the dance floor and danced the night away.
We made use of a DJ.
We practiced our first dance a couple of nights before the wedding at my family's house, and the whole family joined in in excitement for the big day!