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Surprise Proposal : Theolan & Riasha

Oh man, are we excited to share this stunning couple shoot submitted by our premium vendor, Minisha Ramudu Photography! Minisha was contacted by Suzy White from The Perfect Proposal to shoot a surprise proposal at the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg.  Set in the heart of Sandton City, this gorgeous 5-star hotel was the perfect … Continue reading Surprise Proposal : Theolan & Riasha

What bollywood songs are still rocking 2019!

Wedding season is in full swing and I am sure you're on the hunt for that awesome wedding / sangheet playlist!  Here's a list of some current and not so current hit item songs still rocking 2019. Ankh Marey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KhQT-LGb-4   Leja Re https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNqLB7znMLU   Chote Chote https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvYBg6MWPbM   Makhna https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bvYHkQxWmg   She Move it … Continue reading What bollywood songs are still rocking 2019!

Trending : Short lehengas for your mehendhi

Finally, I get to see more of these!  I always wondered why brides wore long, heavy lehengas/cholis when doing their bridal henna, it made no sense to me. For one - If you're doing full bridal henna, which includes your legs, you will have to raise the skirt anyway and it's just cumbersome finding space … Continue reading Trending : Short lehengas for your mehendhi

Low-Calorie Cocktails for any event

Yes, ladies, one of the biggest concerns for your big day is making sure that killer wedding outfit fits like a bomb!  But how are you supposed to watch those calories with all the events and parties coming your way?  You know drinks are involved and most drinks pack a heavier punch than food in … Continue reading Low-Calorie Cocktails for any event

Jesal & Puneet’s Wedding |Balmoral Gardens

  Tell us a little about yourselves Puneet and I consider ourselves to be the perfect opposites.  Our personalities, approach to life, ability to "breathe fire" and our heights are on opposite ends of the spectrum. Nonetheless, our zest for life brought us together on several occasions, and we finally started our incredible journey together … Continue reading Jesal & Puneet’s Wedding |Balmoral Gardens

Is it worth doing a trial with my make-up artist?

Yes, Yes and undeniably Yes!  I feel it is one of the most important days in your life and how you look and feel on this day stays with you for years to come.  Most brides dream of how they look or rather have an expectation ever since they were young girls watching that tear-jerker Bollywood / Hollywood movies.

Photography Styles

Featured Blog post image by: TTL Photography There are currently two types of photography out there. Digital This is the most common form of photography today.  The biggest advantage here is time and the number of images possible.  You could get your images much sooner, with a larger number of images supplied at a lower … Continue reading Photography Styles

All about that bun

Ah yes, the traditional bun.  Call me old fashioned or probably just old :D, but I still think the elegant bun is timeless.  Be it for your pre-wedding, post wedding or actual wedding day, it's a look that is versatile and downright gorgeous.  My favourites. Florals are in Bedazzle & Shine - a simple jeweled … Continue reading All about that bun

Yuriesha & Nadir’s Wedding Celebration

Tell us a little about yourselves I am Yuriesha, and my husband is Nadir. We met 5 years ago, got engaged in November 2017 and tied the knot in November 2018. Where was your wedding held? Our wedding was held in The Benoni Shiv Temple and our wedding reception was held at Serengethi Estates. How … Continue reading Yuriesha & Nadir’s Wedding Celebration

Is a seating plan necessary for my wedding?

This article is brought to you by Trendy Occasions, Wedding Planner Trying to decide whether you need a seating plan for your wedding?  Michelle, head wedding planner at Trendy Occasions, shared her thoughts with us. Being in the industry for years, I have often been asked if a seating plan is needed and my answer is … Continue reading Is a seating plan necessary for my wedding?

9 VISA free travel destinations for South Africans

  Traveling to a VISA free country could save you a few coins and help you stretch that travel budget a little further!  Here are 9 countries that South African's can travel without the extra VISA admin. Peru Most popular for the Machu Pichu - an Inca citadel with the Temple of the Sun. Argentina … Continue reading 9 VISA free travel destinations for South Africans

Applying for your RSA Passport / ID online

If you're like me and barely have time to breathe amid the million and one things you need to get done, standing in a long queue in a musty government building would not be on top of your list. I always try to find ways to make my life a little easier, and if it … Continue reading Applying for your RSA Passport / ID online

5 great ways to use the Instax camera at your wedding!

Funky, handy, and extremely easy to use – this little gadget get's my full backing on creative usefulness. Here are our picks for great wedding day ideas with this little gem! WEDDING FAVOURS Setup a table with your Instax cameras. The film, and your choice of pre-printed wedding photo folders or envelopes. Have your guests … Continue reading 5 great ways to use the Instax camera at your wedding!

Wedding shopping in India? How does the GST affect you?

I was recently chatting to a couple who have just come back from their wedding shopping in India to find out that the new GST that was implemented in India on July 1st, 2017 threw their wedding budget out the window! The biggest problem that they encountered was not being able to correctly budget for … Continue reading Wedding shopping in India? How does the GST affect you?

Top 15 wedding hashtags

#wedding          #indianbride          #indianwedding         #shaadi          #mehndhi          #henna  #love          #marriage          #bride      #groom         #love          #newlyweds    #bridal          #weddingdresses  … Continue reading Top 15 wedding hashtags

Must have mehndhi and sangeet songs

Our choice for any pre-wedding event, with a little bit of old and new to keep your celebrations moving! Nachange Saari Raat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQh3iy86QUE London Thumakda https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udra3Mfw2oo Laung Da Lashkara https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS55Ke6AQTc   Ki Kariye Nachna Aaonda Nahin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zV67DZwJpcU   Lar Gaiyan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evTGIU19lEY Ballay ballay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AaGQVDMICY&list=RDs05KApAW6kE&index=10 Jhallah Vallah https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqjXS7X9_5s   Dil cheez https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkA0lq-0f14 Chitta Kukkad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s05KApAW6kE Navrai … Continue reading Must have mehndhi and sangeet songs