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22 Oct 2018

Shabbat dinner in a private home

By Ursula Forrest |

Boutique Concepts recently had the pleasure of planning and coordinating (/ourservices/wedding-and-event-planning-and-coordination) a Shabbat dinner in a private home in Cape Town. Leor and Suzanne's son celebrated his Bar Mitzvah earlier that day and they were entertaining friends and family from South Africa and internationally. The Shabbat dinner was the first function that Le  Read More


21 Jun 2018

2019 Wedding Trends

By Ursula Forrest |

Accents of Black Black is one of those classic colours that will never date. When used creatively black can add an incredibly chic design element to your wedding celebration. Many brides (/contact-us) prefer a timeless wedding style and by including accents of black in your colour scheme you are guaranteed of a sophisticated and ultra luxurious look. Black paired with chrome will repl  Read More


12 May 2017

Elegant and luxurious 40th birthday celebration

By Ursula Forrest |

Photo above: Gold drip cake by The Cake Box This was one of the most wonderful 40th birthday celebrations to be part of. From the moment we met Ronelle and received the brief to style her sister's surprise 40th celebration, we knew this was going to be an incredibly special event. Ronelle's sister, Chantal had no idea that her husband Reagan had a destination birthday weekend planne  Read More


02 May 2017

Muse by Berta Bridal 2017 bridal collection

By Ursula Forrest |

The new exquisite 2017 Muse bridal collection (/Our-Suppliers/wedding-dresses) by Berta Bridal is feminine, striking, sexy, alluring and regal. Each ready to wear wedding dress is magnificent in detail and the 2017 wedding dress collection offers a wide choice from the romantic to the absolutely modern bride. In shades of white through to blush pink, this collection is detail-orientated   Read More


21 Nov 2016

A French Affair -40th Birthday

By Ursula Forrest |

It's not every day you turn 40 and although my blogs are usually wedding related, I wanted to share my 40th birthday celebration with you for no other reason other than to showcase the amazing wedding suppliers (/supplier-categories) Boutique Bridal Concepts works with and industry friends who at very short notice (4 days) helped me pull together my entire 40th birthday celebration fr  Read More


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


24 Aug 2015

Just Engaged

By Ursula Forrest |

Congratulations on your engagement! Now that you’re engaged, suddenly everyone is asking you about your wedding day and you’re not exactly sure where to begin. Here’s a quick list to get you started. Plan an engagement party – your engagement party sets the tone for your upcoming wedding celebration and is the first official event you will host together as a newly engaged  Read More


21 Aug 2015

2016 Wedding Trend Personalisation

By Ursula Forrest |

One of the hottest wedding trends is all about "personalisation". This luxury wedding trend is focused on creating a wedding celebration that is uniquely yours. Some ideas for personalising your wedding: Wedding Stationery / Printables Have a sign made with your initials Commission one of your favourite local artists to hand-paint a design for your wedding stationer  Read More


04 Aug 2015

2016 Wedding Trend - Jewelled Head Pieces

By Ursula Forrest |

It's easy to see why these fabulous jewelled head pieces are the hottest wedding trend this coming summer! With fairy tale wedding dresses, enchanted garden wedding reception decor, the perfect wedding accessory to tie it all together would be a gorgeously designed and bespoke jewelled head piece. We simply love Maria Elena's custom-made jewelled head pieces in metallic tones of sil  Read More


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