Last month, we featured our styled eclectic story, using the Mountain Breeze forest as our backdrop. It was magical to say the least, so we can only imagine the splendour of Denton and Lorrae’s special day as it was celebrated within the same mysterious setting of De Uijlenes in Gansbaai.
When we featured Elonah and Gregory’s colourful wedding back in 2011, we knew there was something special about this bride. It’s evident from her wedding’s gorgeous decor that she is exceptionally creative, and the bright hanging squares they made have been copied and pinned many many times.
The wedding of Cisco and Lani has gone beyond inspirational and defies the concept of conventional formalities. After a beautiful open-air ceremony at Molenvliet Estate, guests were treated to a festive ‘street festival’ in the vineyards and preceded to a reception area, filled with a variety of chic colonial inspired lounge areas.
Back in the heydays of Nook Eatery, my favourite daytime hangout in Stellenbosch a few years ago, their pear and almond tart was one of my ultimate pastries to enjoy with a strong cup of fresh coffee. Unfortunately, Nook doesn’t exist anymore. Jessica and Luke moved to Greyton, and they started a new venture called A Good Place To Gather.
If you haven’t heard of minted yet, they are a very hip, online stationery site that crowd sources all of their designs. That’s a fancy way of saying, each month they hold a challenge for a type of card and designers from all over the world enter. The end result is there is something for every aesthetic! We had the pleasure of guest judging one of their recent wedding challenges.
If it’s good honest fare you’re after, then look no further than Salvationcafé in Johannesburg’s trendy 44 Stanley. Self-taught chef and owner of Salvationcafé , Claudia Giannoccaro, promises to serve great quality unpretentious food “with a story to tell”. Claudia cooked her way around the world, and her globe-trotting experiences is reflected in the menu.
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