The last few months

Good day to all my followers and lovely brides to be. We are nearing the 5 month mark and I cant believe how fast the time has flown.  Planning a wedding is extremely stressful and is accompanied by highs and lows but keep the faith ladies it’s the one day you will never forget.

So here’s what I’ve been up to these last two months. A  big sigh of relief as I found my dress! It so beautiful and fits me like a dream. I also ordered a veil from eBay…..hmmmn this will be used as a tea shower lol. NO really its not that bad. I paid next to nothing with free shipping so what did I expect and it looked precisely like the picture so no surprises there.  I also booked my hall, my photographer and video guy. So glad its done. Now I need to concentrate on my invitations, the bridesmaids outfits and other little things.

yes dress

I know I said I was going to order a dress from China but at the end of the day ordering something that you have not personally fit on is a bit risky.  You’d be surprised that styles you would never had imagined yourself in actually looks really good. I never thought I could pull of a mermaid style dress but I did and another A line dress that supposed to suit everyone just looked terrible on me. Just shows you!

I went for my first dress shopping experience at Bride and Co in Canal almost said yes to the dress the first time fitting. I was overwhelmed with emotions and I had a lovely crying session much to my embarrassment. I put the dress on hold but in the end I didn’t take it because…. the next week I went to the Bride and Co in Mitchells Plain and then I found the ONE!

It seems like Bride and Co is the David’s Bridal equivalent in South Africa as the style numbers match.  Below is a picture of the dress I almost took which I found on David’s Bridal website using the Bride and Co Code.

dress

Right now you are probably bursting with anticipation wondering what dress I bought in the end. Im sorry you all will have to wait just a little longer when I post my wedding pictures. For now I hope I’ve left you inspired and full of hope that you can plan the most beautiful wedding. I will try to post more frequently and keep you all updated.

Happy planning!

Monique

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3 thoughts on “The last few months

  1. Heehee – I have 6weeks until our happy day… And I found the dress part to be the most soul destroying!
    Until I found THE ONE….. And then everything else just fell into place!
    Good luck with the rest of the planning

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