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Are you feeling the wedding planning overwhelm? From choosing your wedding venue to narrowing down your guest list and selecting your wedding decor, your choices are seemingly endless, making one want to hide under the bed. On top of that, you need to plan your bridal look too! Choosing your wedding dress can be the […]

What is the difference between Bio Sculpture and Gel nails?

At Molteno Couture, we endeavor to be more than just a dress designer to our clients. We provide a holistic experience in which we can recommend how to style the whole look and then recommend who the best are in the industry to help with this. In my search for high quality service providers I […]

Buying vs renting your wedding dress; the Pros and Cons of each

Buying a wedding dress is simple – said nobody, ever! There are so many choices out there, and one of them is whether to buy or rent your wedding gown. Initially budget brides might say, well considering how expensive wedding dresses are, it’s definitely the best option to hire a bridal gown. But is it?To […]

Wedding Suppliers in Cape Town: Our Top Picks

Your dress might be the most important thing that you need to focus on during your wedding planning, however, it’s important not to neglect other wedding elements because they all combine to create an event that you and your guests will remember forever. Finding the most talented suppliers and perfect wedding venues in Cape Town […]

Best 2022 wedding dress trends for Plus size brides

Florals While florals have never really gone out of fashion for wedding dresses, they have generally featured in neutral ivory and white lace. In 2022, a huge plus size bridal trend is colourful floral designs and motifs. Whether using hand painted designs like my cherry blossom dress, hand painted lace like my wedding dress or […]

Understanding your relationship with your body

Many of us have experienced what it feels like to believe that the body we were given is not good enough. Whether it be that our tummy isn’t flat enough, our arms aren’t toned enough, or our hair isn’t straight enough, most of us have been conditioned to feel like we just don’t measure up. […]

Your roadmap to your perfect bridal look

In the lead up to your wedding day, there are so many things to think about, from location, to flowers, food, and of course – your wedding dress! In the midst of all of this, you may not have considered that there is so much more to your bridal look than just a wedding dress. […]

Our new Plus size wedding dresses

Over the past few years of designing wedding dresses for my Cape Town clients, something I have noticed is that most women are getting married a bit older than in prior generations. In my mom’s generation, it was expected that you get married by your mid 20’s. Today we have no such pressure in most […]

How much does a wedding dress cost in South Africa in 2022?

The most common question that people ask me when they find out that I am a wedding dress designer, is how much does a wedding dress cost? This is not a straightforward question to answer, as there are so many variables to this question. The cost of a wedding dress is going to depend upon […]