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Planning – African Elegance

by Apr 29, 20210 comments

In this magnificent planning shoot, less is more when you have the spectacular backdrop of The Laurentin at Pont de Val at sunset…

 

What a setting! A perfect African sunset was the main inspiration for this shoot; a combination of exquisite sundown colours in hues of yellow, orange and red with the French elegance that characterises picturesque Pont de Val. 

The bridal look
Soft, feminine lace and tulle contrast with striking leather jewels.

Décor
Both the cake and stationery used in this magical wedding were Shweshwe motives, offering a touch more African inspiration. In keeping with the contrast of the softness of the bridal look combined with leather jewellery, the flowers were a combination of romantic phalaenopsis orchids, lisianthus and roses that boldly contrasted with proteas and thorn tree branches. Décor was another innovative look – a soft grey tablecloth was the backdrop for ornate gold cutlery, gold-rimmed glasses and exquisite birds-of-paradise charger plates. 

STOCKISTS

Photography Stephanie Grace Photography | www.stephaniegrace.co.za

Décor & styling Meraki Floral and Décor Design | www.merakifloraldecor.co.za

Flowers, coordination & styling Sophia’s | www.facebook.com/sophiasfloraldesign

Venue Pont de Val | www.pontdeval.co.za

Cake Sweetly Cakes | +27 72 307 2637

Stationery The Peachy Peony | www.facebook.com/doodle.kaboodle.parties

Wedding gown Werner Dey Couture | www.facebook.com/Werner-Dey-545654369218913

Bridesmaid’s dress Bravely Unique Designs by Sindi Jordaan |https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=style%20and%20beauty%20by%20sindi

Jewellery Zara by Celeste van Graan | www.facebook.com/celeste.vangraan

Shoes Opari | www.facebook.com/oparishop

Make-up BELLE Beauty by Jenine | www.facebook.com/BelleBeautybyJenine

Model Bride Sisa Mdoda | www.facebook.com/sisalaperla.mdoda

Model Bridesmaid Palesa Keswa | www.facebook.com/palesa.keswa.1

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