Morning folks! So… you may have noticed that there have been fewer real weddings round these parts recently. And you may be thinking that I have, I don’t know, run dry in the unbelievably gorgeous real weddings department. Well, the good news is, not even close. It is an ever flowing river. In fact, I have so much loveliness waiting to show you over the next few months that if I think about it too long, I am just going to explode from the prettiness. The bad news is, that I have had more than a few technical challenges. Boo. (Hm, maybe my computer actually DID explode from the prettiness…) The good news is, I solved these problems by getting a MacBook, and wow, do I have a crush. In fact, I’m not ashamed to say that it’s a full blown love affair. So yay. It’s all good. And to prove how all good it actually is, I have a beautiful, fun wedding to share with you today from the lovely Simone Alexander and one of my all time favourite most elegant venues, The Twelve Apostles Hotel in Cape Town. This place is sublime, with its 360-degree-best-views-in-Cape-Town and its insanely-delicious-cuisine-with-the-magic-dry-ice-sorbet-dessert-palava and its omigoshyouguys-the-presidential-suite-doesn’t-a-zillionaire-want-to-sponsor-me-to-just-live-there. In fact, it’s so gorgeous that I think it’s a venue best left to speak for itself, and that’s exactly what Keri and Simon chose to do. Their glamorous palette of white and silver with touches of green is pure class, and just the right amount of detail. I also love Keri’s soft and simple dress and the way they chose to have three different desserts instead of a traditional wedding cake. I hope their guests didn’t have to choose, because I would have wanted a portion of each and every one of those beauties!
When Denis moved into a shared house in Earlsfield, London, little did he know that one of his new housemates would turn out to be his future wife! Denis and Leigh were married on a beautiful sunny day at Tokara near Stellenbosch. Despite the challenges of planning a wedding from the UK, they were the most chilled and happy bride and groom on the day, and it really shows in the gorgeous photos by the talented Simone Alexander below. Leigh says:
With me being from Joburg and Den from Cape Town, I jumped at the chance to have my wedding in the Cape but had to rely on our parents and websites for help planning. The feel I wanted to go for was elegant and minimalistic.Read More