V O W R E N E WA L
BUHLE + STHEMBISO S A I N T -J E A N - C A P - F E R R E T , F R A N C E
WEDDING DATE: February 2007 in South Africa MARRIED FOR: 10 years
WHAT WAS YOUR WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
kitchen, but a girl has got to do what a girl has got
VOW RENEWAL LIKE? Our wedding anniversary
to do right. Sthe cooks too. He makes the meanest
was a magical black and white with a touch gold
affair, at a French villa called Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. It started off with the sunset view of the
WHEN IT COMES TO CAREER, WHAT DO BOTH
Mediterranean, followed by a crystal candle lit dinner
OF YOU DO AND HOW DO YOU MAKE TIME
under the French skies. We ended our special evening
FOR EACH OTHER? We are both entrepreneurs.
on a monogrammed dance f loor with a giant disco
I’m a fashion designer, I’m a photographer, a blogger.
ball above us.
They call us Content Creators these days. Sthe owns a publishing company and a construction company.
WHAT DO YOU REMEMBER MOST ABOUT
We are big on date nights and we try to keep our
YOUR VOW RENEWAL? I will never forget
weekends free for family time only.
Sthembiso’s emotional smile decorated with the most beautiful Mediterranean backdrop as I walked down
WHAT WOULD YOU SAY ARE THE MOST
the aisle. Can we also talk about the glitter painter
IMPORTANT ELEMENTS FOR A SUCCESSFUL
who surprised our guests by throwing gold glitter
MARRIAGE? Make love a verb, a doing word. We
on a painting of Sthe and I! The reaction from our
tend to focus on the external qualities of love and
guests was priceless.
ignore the internal. We treat love as an experience that happened. A moment. A thing. However, love is
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE THINGS TO DO
to do, to feel, to become. It’s a continual movement,
AS A COUPLE? We love traveling. We enjoy being
its adapting to f it and it’s about making space in your
stuck with each other for days in a foreign country
heart for someone else.
exploring other people’s culture. Traveling inspired us to host our anniversary abroad. We also just
HOW DO YOU KEEP THE SPARK IN YOUR
discovered that we enjoy working out together.
MARRIAGE? Lots of Humor and Romance.
Sthe’s facial expression when he’s lifting weights is WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT HIM? Sthe
has the ability to make you want to be a better WHO COOKS? I cook of course. I have to admit
person. He makes you want more for yourself in life.
though, I’m not a huge fan of being stuck in the
His character is infectious.