July 7, 2022


Win a luxury wedding dress fitting experience

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.

Finding that special dress…

Alex Claxton, the founder of The Wedding Boutique, shares her thoughts on how a bride can find her ideal wedding dress.

HANKY PANKY: The Perfect Bridal Accessory

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 […]

Our Guide to Discovering Your Body Type

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 […]

Dress Silhouettes to Flatter Your Body Shape

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 […]

Impressions of a Bridal Couturier

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 […]

If the Shoe Fits, Wear it Beautifully

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 […]

Colour Trend Alert

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 […]

Rosa Clará’s bridal fashion show

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 […]

Take Centre Stage with Traditional African Couture

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 […]

Dress shopping insights with Blissfully Bridal

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 […]