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Wedding Bliss By The Beach

A beautiful styled shoot, shot on the beach at Keurboomstrand. Susan Smit from Susan Smit Photography explained the inspiration of the shoot.

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“We were planning this shoot with inspiration from the amazing flowers that Sylvia, owner of Yes Exclusive Events and Yes Exclusive Flowers, supplied to create this beautiful look. We were shooting on the lovely, Keurboomstrand, with a backdrop of the ocean, blue sky and a perfect sunset, creating a soft and feminine look with movement and beauty. ”

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“I had a great experience capturing the gorgeous Marike Nel, who did her own hair and make up, as she is a professional make and hair artist.  She owns her own company, To Be. Hair and Makeup.  The beautiful dresses are from Jean Nalida in George.”2

“I was assisted by a lovely crew, Ida and Mone with Austin Smith as photography assistant.”

Thank you all, an experience to remember.”

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About Yes! exclusive weddings and events & Yes! exclusive flowers 

Garden Route | Cape Town 

Yes! exclusive weddings & events offers personal and bespoke wedding and event planning as well as styling services in Cape Town and the Garden Route.

What makes us quite unique is that the company is headed by a mother-daughter duo, Sylvia and Elfi Bösinger, for over nine years – it is a family business and apart from being planners, we are floral designers, too. This means that we also take care of the décor and floral design ourselves. Our passion is to create memorable event experiences and when we do the planning and décor ourselves, we have a lot of control over the major elements of an event – ambiance and style. Due to our transcontinental work – as we also plan weddings in Europe and the Middle East, we have a lot of connections to various industry partners, which allows us to cater to almost any request, no matter how big or small.

In South Africa we also own a flower trade business Yes! exclusive flowers, importing the most luxurious David Austin roses and other scented garden roses as a sole agent from Kenyan farms. Those and other quality flowers are used by artisan African florists and wedding stylists in the country and beyond South Africa’s borders with regular shipments going for example to Ghana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. And of course we also use those flowers in our own capacity as event and wedding stylists for South African weddings that we plan and execute along the Garden Route, in Cape Town or anywhere where our clients want us to create unforgettable memories.

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Ischrip Media

“Wedding photography specialists. We pride ourselves @ being good at what we do. If 3 words could describe us “BEST PHOTOS EVER” by our standards of course.”

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mk@ischrip.co.za

0767749742

Johannesburg

www.ischrip.co.za

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Blackeyed Susan Bridal & Eventwear

Blackeyed Susan® Bridal & Eventwear has always been about the beauty of simplicity and the modern woman. They love creating dresses for unique, free-spirited, free-thinking, contemporary Brides, Bridesmaids, Flower Girls & Mother of the Bride/Groom.

“A garment of praise, instead of a spirit of despair.” Isaiah 61:3.

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They are extremely passionate about designing and making dream dresses! The fit, Quality and Design are so important to them. They endeavour to source only the finest quality fabric to craft all Blackeyed Susan® Pieces. All their garments are designed and produced in the Blackeyed Susan® Studio in Cape Town South Africa. Blackeyed Susan® has been operating since 2009 and consists of mother & daughter Helena & Melissa Roos as well as a team of highly talented and cherished, proudly South African seamstresses.

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Blackeyed Susan® Eventwear

Their beautiful Eventwear pieces are perfect for Bridesmaids, Flower Girls, Mother of The Bride/Groom and Wedding Guests, they can be ordered from their online store or bought straight off the rail at the Blackeyed Susan® Bridal & Eventwear Boutique – Corner of Wellington & Oxford Road, Durbanville, Western Cape (Inside SOET Emporium). All styles are available in standard sizes 8(32) – 18(42) Email them at info@blackeyedsusan.co.za for custom fitting and minor alterations on Blackeyed Susan® styles.

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Blackeyed Susan® BRIDAL

Made to measure and upon order – Viewing and fitting by appointment ONLY. To book your appointment mail them at info@blackeyedsusan.co.za. Please NOTE: Because they are a design house and not dressmakers. They only offer designs from their current collections. In keeping with their design ethos, they do not deviate from our original designs, fabric or colour. They do however allow minor adjustments ie. sleeve/hem length, adding a strap, length of skirt/train etc.

To view our most current Bridal Collection, visit their website blackeyedsusan.co.za.

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Contact:

info@blackeyedsusan.co.za

0210125082

Cape Town

 

blackeyedsusan.co.za

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Tents 4 Events

Tents 4 Events provide stretch tent cover that can fit just about any space. With professional service that will make you smile and give you ease.

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Contact:

info@tents4events.co.za

0848007700

Cape Town

www.tents4events.co.za

 

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Nadia Basson Photography

Western Cape Photographer Nadia Basson gives you a little insight into her background.

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“I’m Nadia Basson, a Cape Town based wedding photographer. I studied photography through a photography institute in New York and it is my absolute passion to capture and share special moments with my clients. As a newlywed I have a great understanding of what a bride wants out of her dream wedding and as a photographer I paid close attention to the details on our wedding day, especially when it came to our photos.”

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“I handle all my shoots through that point of view, as if it was my big day and to provide exactly what I expected from my photographer. I will always have an assistant or second shooter with me on the day of a wedding to make sure we cover all the areas of your special day. God gave me an absolute love for photography, to capture the love between people, and to be able to share and capture these special moments with clients makes me the happiest person on earth.”

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“Every photo tells a unique story in its own way and I capture each moment to the best of my ability so that the photo can speak for itself. Our work also featured on some top wedding blogs namely Confetti Daydream, Mooi troues, Troukoors, Top Vendor Wedding Awards, South Bound Bride & Isle Society. I’m very excited and curious to meet my new clients and to see what my journey will be as a photographer…as said: “success is a journey, not a destination” and I’m looking forward to have you apart of my successful journey. We offer different packages that will give you enough options to choose from.”

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“We also offer customized packages where we make an unique package according to your needs. (please drop me an email for more details). I would love to meet you and discuss your options with Nadia Basson Photography over a nice cup of coffee.”

Contact:

info@nadiabasson.com

0837002341

Cape Town

www.nadiabasson.com

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My Photocorner

My Photocorner was created by Samir Abdul, here you can find out more about this photographic company.

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“My name is Samir Abdul, I am a passionate photographer from Cape Town, South Africa. Having spent majority of my working career as a professional in financial services, I have since discovered my calling. My main areas of photography include Weddings, Portraits, Events and Sport. My style of photography is very much about capturing those “wow” moments, I aim to create photos which my clients can be proud of and be ever lasting. I am passionate and driven to continuously discover, capture and share these special moments with my audience.

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Contact: info@myphotocorner.co.za

0834140473

Pinelands, Cape Town

www.myphotocorner.co.za

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Paheli Weddings & Events

We believe, growing up in a diverse South Africa, we are embracing our heritage more than ever and fusion weddings is an emerging trend. We have thus made it our mission to assist in planning traditional weddings while finding the balance between tradition, culture and modern day chic. Inspired by romance, we bring to life your vision – perfectly.

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Contact:

info@paheli.co.za

+27810136029

www.paheli.co.za

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Imbali Event Specialists

Imbali “meaning beautiful flower” emulates exactly what the company stands for. A wholly female black owned company specialising in Event Management, Hiring & Decor from beginning to end.

The management of Imbali Event Specialists has years of experience in the Eventing and Marketing industry providing nothing but the best service at every encounter. At Imbali Event Specialists no project is too big or small and strive to create beautiful and memorable experiences at every occassion.

 

Covering the Eastern Cape region specialising in:

All Celebratory Events Traditional Ceremonies and Weddings Conferencing /Graduations/Matric Ball Youth and Female Development Projects within local and rural areas.

Contact:

md@imbalieventspecialists.co.za

0743242151

www.imbalieventspecialists.co.za

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Vanessa Kroeger Makeup and Hair

Vanessa Kroeger is a professional freelance makeup artist and hairstylist based in Cape Town.

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Her interest in makeup artistry began over 9 years ago when she started her journey at  M.A.C cosmetics and stayed with the company for a further 3 years. Since then she has been working as a freelance artist successfully and have worked with many well known brands.

There after started assisting Key Artists within the Film industry where she gained in-valuable experience.  She enjoys being on set and being part of a collaboration between like minded creatives – working to achieve a desired visions.

 

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There after started assisting Key Artists within the Film industry where she gained in-valuable experience.  She enjoys being on set and being part of a collaboration between like minded creatives – working to achieve a desired visions.

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She specialises in photographic makeup, bridal, film, boudoir, beauty, stills  and constantly keep up to date with the latest makeup trends.

 Her favourite brand products to use ranges from mac cosmetics to Chanel to Bobbi brown.

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Contact:

Vanessakroegermakeup@gmail.com

08286863326

Vanessakroeger-makeup.com

 

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An Ocean Love Story

Saara & Ryan Moss

11.11.2017

Venue: Tintswalo Atlantic

Wedding Planner: Nicola Jane weddings and events specialists

Hair and Makeup: Minke Du Plessis

Photographer: Kobus Tollig

Video: VJS Productions

Wedding Dress: Tying The Knot Bridal Boutique

Suits: Lockstock & Barrel Tailors

Band: Pravada23

DJ: Next Dimension Entertainment

Gowns: Love Angela Bridal and Evening Wear

Written by Sherri-Lee Smit

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A weekend away with friends and family to celebrate their love. This is what Ryan and Saara wanted for their special day. The scene was perfect, as they are both surfers and ocean lovers, getting married closer to the ocean would not have been possible. On the wooden deck of Tintswalo, facing the ocean, they joined hands and said “I do!”

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Special moments will be cherished forever by Saara and her girls, getting ready together on her wedding day. We where all dressed in beautiful gowns made by Love Angela. All the ladies had their hair and makeup done by Minke du Plessis.

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Saara’s beautiful wedding dress was from Tying The Knot Bridal Boutique. An absolute perfect fit, flowing in the breeze and sparkling in the sunlight.

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Ryan and his groomsmen where getting ready in one of the ocean side rooms, to be with his closest friends just before the happiest moment in his life will forever be a special memory. All their suits where made by Lockstock & Barrel Tailors. Saara wrote her husband to be a personal letter that he read while getting dressed.

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Ryan met Saara half way up the isle, kissed her hand hand walked the rest of the way with her while Follow the Sun by Xavier Rudd was playing. A very romantic and meaningful gesture.

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One of the couple’s friends, Dayne Rothbletz, married them in a very original way, his words captured their relationship perfectly. We where all laughing and crying, filled with emotions and love.

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The sun was setting and the light in the reception area was warming, the smell of the ocean surrounded us and the decor was beach themed. Each table had a special name that related to the ocean. Flowers, starfish, crystals and lights hung from the ceiling creating a fairytale ambience.

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The happy newly weds spent some time with their photographer, Kobus Tollig, capturing the light of the setting sun and the glow of their love and happiness.

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We spent the rest of the evening celebrating, eating incredible food and dancing the night away to music from Pravada Live Electronic Jazz Band and Adrian from Next Dimension Entertainment. Saara and Ryan’s first dance was incredible and showed how much love they have for each other.

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I wish for Saara and Ryan Moss to have all the love and happiness in their future!

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