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Today we bring you the wedding of Christine + Iaan, or, as I like to call it, the Freaking Adorable Wedding of Two Freaking Adorable People. Seriously: could they BE any cuter? I think not. The giant proteas that Christine loves so much make a fabulous style statement in this wedding — no big surprise, since Christine is an extremely talented photographer and blogger with a great eye. These two South African lovebirds got married at Kleinevalleij in a gorgeous outdoor ceremony with the bride in a beautiful gown by Lace Blossom and heels by Stuart Weitzman. I’m always interested to see who wedding photographers choose to shoot their own weddings, and think Christine made an amazing choice in Julie Lim! We’ll be back with more soon!

Describe the proposal. Iaan and I traveled to Germany to shoot a wedding and also combined it with a bit of holiday. It was our last day in Münich when he suggested we have an ice cream later in the afternoon before we fly back, as we both LOVE ice cream and found a yummy little store close to our hotel. I didn’t suspect anything. We went to the ice cream store and past us walked a photographer, I recognized his cool gear and showed Iaan, but he quickly changed the topic. I didn’t think much about it. We then bought some ice cream and headed to a little area in the mid of Münich. Meanwhile there were two photographers following us all the way from the hotel and they captured the whole thing! Apart from getting engaged, this was totally AWESOME! We sat on a little bench, had some ice cream and then Iaan pulled out my iPad. He had been working on a slideshow without me even knowing! He showed me the slideshow and straight after he said he wanted to spend the rest of his life with me. We both cried and then it was smiles all the way!
Three adjectives that describe the day are: Stylish, funky and festive.
Our favorite detail of the wedding was: The bunting.
Tell us about finding your wedding dress: I’ve always been in love with Vera Wang. We took a lot of inspiration from her range and a good friend of mine made the dress for me. From the moment I saw the design, I was in love with it! It was a replica of my personality – modern and classic all in the same dress.
Describe your wedding flowers: I had peonies for a bouquet and we had different bunches of flowers on the tables in small vases. The colors were all pink and turquoise.

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emily Written with love by Emily
  1. avatar Kristin Nicole reply

    So pretty!

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  3. avatar Lori reply

    So many great details… And I am loving her heels!

  4. avatar Ronet reply

    So funky, yet stylish with a whole lot of fun and sincerity! A feast for the eye !

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