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15 Nov 2019

2020 Wedding Decor Trends

By Ursula Forrest |

If you are getting married in 2020 (/services/conceptulization-styling), be prepared for bright, vibrant bold colours (Greenery is out!), Mustard and Masala are in! Over-sized florals both inside and out are dramatic and filled with big leaves and dried grasses, dramatic mood lighting with large grass baskets, chandeliers and disco balls and lots and lots of texture! Be prepared to have fun an  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


21 Sep 2018

6 of the Hottest 2019 Wedding Dress Trends

By Ursula Forrest |

If you are getting married in 2019 and if you are a fashion-forward, trend-setting bride these are the 6 biggest wedding dress trends of 2019 (/trending-concepts)! My biggest take from the bridal fashion week is that wedding dresses (/Our-Suppliers/wedding-dresses) for 2019 are more demure, more feminine and less showy! One of the biggest trends visible on the runway was wedding dres  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


31 Mar 2017

Berta Bridal Wedding Dresses 2017

By Ursula Forrest |

The 2017 Berta Bridal wedding dress (/Our-Suppliers/wedding-dresses) collection is nothing short of stunning! Sultry, classic, sexy, regal, ethereal are all words we can easily use to describe this magnificent wedding dress collection. We love the combination of lace, sheer fabrics, tulle, floral appliqués and incredible wedding dress de  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


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