Another absolutely jaw dropping wedding from South African wedding designers Wedding Concepts, I am, as usual, a bit lost for words. Here is what they had to say about the big day.
“Combining the sophistication & traditions of their home countries France and South Africa – Jeremy & Lindy asked us to design a Winelands wedding of elegance & class with some modern twists. There was to be no compromise on the top-quality of the 5* boutique location – a hidden gem in the Wellington Winelands – and the culinary delicacies they would have on offer to their well-travelled guests.
Their casually glamorous pre-wedding beach picnic had already set the tone for a designer wedding that was to follow the next day. Sleek grey tones with rich purple touches and shades of ivory created a contemporary colour palette that complimented the elegant winelands setting.
The debonair Jeremy, decked out in top hat, tails and of course a cane, was met at the alter by the ueber-elegant Lindy, to exchange vows in an outdoor ceremony surrounded by picturesque forest and mountain views of the Bainskloof Valley. At pre-drinks a spirited and highly interactive African drumming circle proved to be the highpoint for the international crowd.
The chic wedding reception was arranged under a Bedouin marquee that covered the stylish courtyard and water feature. Table tops were adorned with contemporary floral installations, stylish stationery elements (yes – each with a personalised wax seal) and an exquisite lighting concepts. A renowned swing band kept guests boogying on the silver striped dance floor; designer cocktails matching the wedding colours were a special feature in their own right and finally – a delectable Candy Station presented alongside a 5 tiered African-themed wedding cake ensured every person’s sweet tooth was spoken for.
Thanks so much to photographer Jean-Pierre Uys for sharing these photos. The have captured a pretty remarkable day!
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On top of this gorgeous wedding, I also have amazing news for those of you looking for wedding designers to help you with your big day. Creative Director Hannes Loubser is coming to London at the end of the month and is looking to meet with brides. Here is a bit more about his arrival:
Cape Town’s leading Wedding Management Consultancy, Wedding Concepts alongside sister company Travel Concepts, offers a sophisticated coordination service for discerning couples who reside across the globe. With our internationally experienced team and network of the finest suppliers, you will find integrity, innovation and passion with substance. Regularly hailed in the British media for ‘a decidedly different approach’, we carefully monitor every single element before, at, and after your handcrafted wedding – including bespoke honeymoons and holidays for your wedding guests.
Between 28 July and 1 August 2011 – at a select number of personal consultations – our Creative Director, Hannes Loubser, will be in London to share his expert knowledge of designer celebrations in our magnificent homeland. He will assist you in laying the foundation for your special day – be it large or intimate; beach based or basking in the glorious winelands. You will be able to indulge a creative 90 minute long session in central London to discuss your unique requirements, and can expect guidance on the advantages of securing our professional services. Hannes will provide you with input on what is practical, cost-effective and innovative based on his knowledge of the world class facilities and superior talent the local industry has to offer. You will gain direction, fresh ideas and valuable insight into the delicate mechanics that will ensure your planning experience is a stress-free one throughout.
To book a consultation and confirm available times with Hannes, contact him directly at + 27 (0)21 426 5783 or firstname.lastname@example.org