The Wedding Boutique in Cape Town are offering one lucky Confetti Chicks reader the chance to enjoy a luxury wedding dress fitting experience at their Cape Town branch in August and September 2019.
Alex Claxton, the founder of The Wedding Boutique, shares her thoughts on how a bride can find her ideal wedding dress.
Make that special day even more special with Hanky Panky garments. Their lingerie is so sexy and comfortable, it’s no wonder it was referenced as “Butter Lace” by Forbes USA magazine and trademarked as the ‘world’s most comfortable thong.’ Find a selection of panties, thongs, bras, chemises, tops and babydoll dresses in white and something blue. Say “I DO” in Swarovski Who knew two little words could mean so […]
What do we mean by Body Type? While us ladies might not enjoy being boxed into a certain category, it is helpful to know that a few categories have been defined by dressmakers, traditionally based on the most commonly found body shapes. This pared-down list of shapes is most helpful when it comes to selecting styles of clothing that best suit us, and are […]
When it comes to choosing your wedding gown, a great starting point is to consider the shape best suited to your body type. Just as tastes vary from one bride to another, so do our individual body types. Dress designers take these unique body variations into account, and work it to your advantage. The aim is to accentuate and flatter what Mother Nature gave […]
We caught up with acclaimed South African designer Janita Toerien and came away even more impressed with her work than ever before. Confetti Chicks: How did you get into the wedding industry? Janita Toerien: I always loved drawing dresses, whether it was for my paper dolls when I was 6 or just doodling through high school. When I went to college though, I wasn’t […]
Wedding day comfort is paramont. Along with looking your best, you also need to keep your feet looking and feeling good – all day long! Put your best foot forward in crystals, satin or lace. With so many styles and colours at your fingertips – blush, nude, ivory or white – where do you even start to find your favourite pair? Trawling the malls and […]
While we absolutely adore the romance of white and ivory wedding gowns (always have and always will), we invite you to consider this exciting colour trend which international brides are boldly experimenting with. Dive into a cotton candy cloud of pink No longer reserved for little girls, pink is everywhere! From clothing and jewellery, to food and décor. We’re certainly not complaining! Here is a special compilation of […]
Internationally acclaimed bridalwear designer ROSA CLARÁ was given the task of creating the wedding gown in which Antonela Roccuzzo would say “I will” to FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi. The ceremony, which was attended by a host of sports celebrities, took place on 30 June in the city of Rosario (Argentina). Antonela Roccuzzo wore an exclusive mermaid-style gown by Spanish designer Rosa Clará. The […]
We are SO in love with the bold, bright and colourful designs of these traditional wedding outfits. They are quite simply breath-taking! Whether you are looking for an Ndebele, Tswana, Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, Pedi or any African inspired or cultural gown, or traditional attire, Shifting Sands African Couture will accommodate your style, and will bring your traditional wedding to life. Shifting Sands has been […]
Elmari Coetzee is the owner of the Blissfully Bridal boutique in Randburg, which opened in 2014. The boutique is owner-run and Elmari personally arranges all appointments and fittings. “I am very hands-on, and my goal is to give every bride a memorable and special experience, while of course, finding her dream dress.” CONFETTI CHICKS: How did you get into the industry? ELMARI: Searching for […]