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Michele

We were blessed to have the graceful Michele as a Real Bride and was in absolute awe when we saw how gorgeous she looked on her wedding day! Read her wedding planning journey below:   How did you meet your husband and how did you get engaged? Surprisingly, Jeandre and I were good friends before we started dating and met…

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Mari

How did you meet your husband and how did you get engaged? We met while we were both studying at the University of Pretoria. We were attending a faculty dine where we first caught each other’s eyes. Paul was convinced by one of his friends to contact me, and he did so via the oh so popular platform, FACEBOOK! We…

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Monja

We got quite emotional after seeing Monja’s wedding photos and reading her answers below. She was one of the most amazing brides we have ever had the opportunity to work with. She completely trusted us with her vision and creating her wedding dress and gave us creative freedom with her dress which was so refreshing. Read below all about this…

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Mari-Louise

We had a chance to catch up with our gorgeous Real Bride Mari-Louise after her amazing elopement wedding in Switzerland, read below what her bridal journey was like.   How did you meet your husband and how did you get engaged? I met my husband in our second year at varsity, I met up with mutual friends who was also…

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Natalia

Our gorgeous Real Bride Natalia was one of our first brides who purchased a custom The Wedding Collective wedding dress and we could not be more happy about how beautiful it came out. Read more about her amazing wedding day here: How did you meet your husband and how did you get engaged? We met at our church about 2…

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Lee-Ann

Lee-Ann was such a special bride for us to work with, we looked forward to every fitting with her and her mom.   She chose a beautiful draped tulle wedding dress by Janita Toerien. The striking simplicity of the dress made it highly sophisticated and let Lee-Ann shine on her wedding day.   The wedding took place at the gorgeous…

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Marina

Our gorgeous Real Bride Marina had a beautiful farm wedding and we have all the feels. She chose an intricately beaded lace halter neck wedding dress with peephole detail at the front and a modern back. The dress designed by Bespoke By Maryke, features a stunning flowy chiffon skirt. Read her story here…   How did you meet your husband…

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Alice

How did you meet your husband and how did you get engaged? I met my husband , very romantically, in our first year at university.  We were both studying mechanical engineering and had no idea what we were doing.  We got engaged at sunset, on top of a hill, drinking craft gin in the Karoo on a surprise weekend I…

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