Boutique Bridal Concepts
15 Jan 2021

Ultra luxurious 4-day destination wedding in Franschhoek

By Ursula Forrest |

When this gorgeous, fun-loving, globe-trotting, sophisticated bride-to-be, asked me to plan her highly personalised, bespoke and intimate wedding, I knew that this destination wedding was written in the stars! From the moment I met Bonny via Zoom, I adored her! Her passion, her vision, her enthusiasm and her unparalleled knowledge of food and wine, combined with her direct appr  Read More


12 Nov 2019

Luxury corporate incentive trip to Cape Town

By Ursula Forrest |

In January 2018 I had the pleasure of conceptualizing and planning a joint birthday celebration for a Swedish couple (/our-weddings/risto-louise-joint-100-birthday)living in Cape Town. The couple invited 48 of their Swedish friends to join them for a weekend’s celebration in Cape Town. One of their guests contacted me a couple of months later to ask me to arrange a corporate incentive for his comp  Read More


06 Nov 2019

Romantic Destination Weddings in South Africa

By Ursula Forrest |

10 Reasons why I love destination marquee weddings in Cape Town, South Africa! Bridal couples have absolute flexibility to design the wedding (/ourservices/destination-weddings-and-events) of your dreams with no limitations except for your imagination. There are a number of fabulous locations within an easy 2 hour drive from Cape Town and even less from CT International Airport. Gue  Read More


28 Sep 2019

10 year wedding anniversary

By Ursula Forrest |

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30 Sep 2015

What does a Wedding Planner do?

By Ursula Forrest |

Photo Credit: Lauren Kriedemann I recently sat down with one of our brides and she asked me this exact question. Although it is obvious to a wedding planning expert, there are different levels of planning and even different types of wedding planners and coordinators in the industry. In fact, the wedding industry has become such a large industry that there are companies who have  Read More


07 Sep 2015

20 Expert Tips for Wedding Planning

By Ursula Forrest |

Wedding Budget (http://www.boutiquebridalconcepts.com/blog/wedding-budget-who-pay-s-for-what) Set your wedding budget first as this will determine how much you can spend on each element of your wedding. Work on these ratio’s; 48 -50 % of total budget to wedding reception (/Our-Suppliers/reception-venues); 8-10% for wedding flowers (/Our-Suppliers/wedding-flowers);   Read More


09 Jul 2015

Hosting a Cuppa for CANSA

By Ursula Forrest |

On the 18th October 2014, Boutique Bridal Concepts, Spoilt Hair Salon, The Field Kitchen and my fabulous sister Courtney Greene hosted a Cuppa for CANSA in order to raise funds for this very worthwhile cause. We would like to applaud Le Creuset (http://www.boutiquebridalconcepts.com/supplier-listings/le-creuset) for starting this incredible initiative and look forward to working alongsid  Read More


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