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WEDDING TRENDS

Be a Trendsetter You don’t need a crystal ball to see that these new wedding ideas are hot! We love these swoon-worthy creations; after all, nothing says ‘you’ more than a bespoke item. Happy planning, and enjoy! Carteirra Wine

Wedding Emporium Bespoke Fragrance collection Wedding Emporium now offer brides-to-be a chance to design their very own wedding fragrance. To ensure that your fragrance really is one of a kind, you get to create and design the perfume and the packaging – it will never be reproduced once you’ve done it! If you can dream it, they will create it. www.lifestyle-emporium.com

Black Lace Skin Jewelry These gorgeous little transfers or stick-ons, which also come with options of elements of Swarovski crystals, are the latest musthave in skin art. They come in gorgeous colours of black, white, champagne and gold – and it looks amazing on dark skin. Bold, bright and beautiful, we love how it transforms your look. www.blacklaceskin.co.za

This is the latest, and we think one of the coolest, wedding activities out there – blend and serve your very own wedding wine! Carteirra offers couples their very own personalised winemaking journey. You get to blend your own wine, red, white or bubbly, design the label and serve this at your wedding. Guests can even get mini bottles as wedding favours. For the nondrinkers there’s also a cool olive oil option! www.carteirra.com

The SA School of Weddings If you’re looking for a trained extra pair of hands to help you make sure your wedding goes off perfectly, look no further than the SA School of Weddings. This Johannesburg-based school is the only industry-endorsed wedding planning school and they let you use a student to do all your wedding planning running around! They get the experience and you get extra help. www.saschoolofweddings.co.za

Cupcakes ‘n’ Candy

www.lastminutevenue.co.za

What better way to show off your wedding cake than a hand-made, mini-me version of you and your new spouse as cake toppers? Cupcakes ‘n’ Candy can do anything from a romantic knight in shining armour sweeping the bride off her feet to little golf-playing figurines and everything in between. www.cupcakes-n-candy.co.za

If you’re stuck with finding a wedding venue at the last minute, never fear, we have the help you need! Last Minute Venue holds the answer you seek, as this innovative new portal lets you check the late availability options at some of the country’s premier wedding venues. Your dream venue is just a few clicks away. www.nubianbride.co.za |

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Nubian Bride Issue 9  

Nubian Bride is the only bridal publication in the industry that caters for African women. African brides, in all their diversity, celebrate...

Nubian Bride Issue 9  

Nubian Bride is the only bridal publication in the industry that caters for African women. African brides, in all their diversity, celebrate...