One can’t help but feel at peace when visiting Babylonstoren, an old Cape Dutch farm in the Drakenstein Valley. For me, it’s heaven on earth… and a visit to the Glass House or even the farm shop is food for my creative soul.
Four & Twenty, a brand new café and pantry, started as a happy day dream under the Eiffel Tower in 2011. On a trip to France, Owners Tracey -Leigh Genricks and Marijke Duminy was so enamoured with the European culture of almost worshiping flavour, that they vowed to bring that feeling back home.The daydream became a reality just last month when the café opened its doors on the four and twentieth day of April in Wynberg’s Chelsea Village.
Featuring a real wedding of one of The Pretty Blog’s very own team members makes it all the more special. Initially being based in SA, our beloved Eva now residing in New York with her hubby, had to endure a long distance relationship, before Nyagaka magically popped the question in a bustling restaurant with crowds cheering in the background.
It was love at first sight when this sweet couple met as students on UCT campus eight years ago, and they will be tying the knot this December in Bloemfontein. Since Cape Town is where their love affair blossomed, they wanted to capture some of the special places around the city that they visited during their courtship
A wedding at Tanglewood Estate is any photographer’s dream and probably one of the most visually romantic settings one can wish for. Being an event coordinator, Valery’s talent and attention to detail was brought into the equation and the end result was a picture perfect wedding from start to finish.
An unique setting, a mass of fairy lights, gorgeous flowers, fabulous eats and a touch of sparkle combined to create the perfect ethereal setting. The contrast between rustic walls and the modern naked bulbs and mass of fairy lights sets the scene for an elopement or a secret lovers hideawayAdd a gorgeous couple, and what you have is pure magic, and the perfect ingredients for any occasion, from a New Year’s party to a wedding.
After a very romantic and unexpected proposal, Danie and Lené shared their wedding day with friends and family at the picturesque Backsberg Wine Estate. This pretty blue-eyed red head caught our attention with her understated yet tasteful sense of style, wearing a tailored dress that was so unique, simple and delicate.
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