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 […]

Best wedding dress trends in 2022

As a wedding dress designer and boutique in Cape Town, I often get asked what the latest trends are for bridal wear and how those translate to the South African and Cape Townian market. While Cape Town is known to be relaxed in the way we dress, this does not mean we don’t know how […]

Plan your dream wedding on a shoestring budget

In these crazy times, planning your wedding on a budget is more poignant than ever! Many brides are being forced to relook at their wedding budgets and see what they can do to ensure that their wedding day is memorable and magical, despite new restraints. Because of this, I decided to write a comprehensive post […]

Wedding dress cost in South Africa in 2020?

How much a wedding dress costs can be quite a controversial topic, since big name brands such as Berta Bridal and Yolan Cris will cost on average R150 000, while decent looking (but don’t be fooled) dresses can be purchased on Amazon for R350. Today, however, I am going to talk more about the middle […]

Affordable wedding dresses South Africa

Hi Friends! I wanted to tell you about my latest offering – Effortlessly Molteno This is a capsule collection of wedding dresses for the budget bride. Since there is a large movement towards low-key and low budget weddings, I thought I would make some of my simple yet elegant dresses available to them. In this […]