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ETHEREAL - Blackeyed Susan's SS18 Eventwear Collection

Introducing The Blackeyed Susan SS 2018 Eventwear Collection || ETHEREAL ||adjective1. extremely delicate and light in a way that seems not to be of this world. COMFORTABLE, BEAUTIFUL, DELICATE, LIGHT, FLOWING FIGURE FLATTERING, TIMELESS AND FEMININE SLEEK SLITSLegs are dominating this year with high slits being one of the favourite ways to show a bit of skin."Young and fun means taking risks to create something that stands out from the crowd and expressing the wearer’s unique personality," BLUSH:Blush has become the go to colour for bridesmaids, mother of the bride and the perfect colour for any summer occasion. Perfectly pretty and feminine.   ROSE GOLDJewelery, accessories and even home wear have embraced rose gold with open arms this season, offering glitz, glamour and luxury to...

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Prophouse is officially OPEN!

Prophouse has Just opened its doors in Somerset West!You know all those boards you have been saving on pinterest, featuring the most fantastical assortment of props and décor that would make your dream wedding a reality? Well then, I am sure you know how hard it is to source these props within South Africa.....Look No further, Prophouse has opened its doors! We chatted with the dream team owners of Prophouse, who just happen to be sisters: Kaitlyn (who is an already established, professional wedding photographer) and Jessica De Villiers (who owned and ran a thriving arts and crafts business in Mossel Bay) to find out more about the unique and wonderful dream prop and event décor store that is Prophouse. Tell...

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How to be Bridal Appointment Ready

  Congratulations, you’re getting married! It’s time to find your dream dress, the most exciting time ahead but can also be nerve racking! Here are a few tips before you begin the search: Start by jotting down information that you will need when contacting wedding dress designers, boutiques or dress makers. This should include: Your budget – You should have an idea of your financial limit. This will be one of the first questions asked before or during a bridal fitting.  Remember that your wedding dress budget should also leave room for other accessories you will wear on your day including: shoes, jewellery, suitable undergarments, and hair accessories (a veil, flower crown or a special clip) Your style – Are...

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WEEF - The gentleman's style

Here at Blackeyed Susan we often get asked by the partners of Blackeyed Susan Customers "Don't you stock anything for men?" And we are so excited to announce that "Yes we finally Do!"Let us introduce WEEF to you... Luxury, timeless, handmade leather ties, bow-ties and pocket squares for the special gentleman in your life!You can now shop the WEEF collection in store at the Blackeyed Susan Bridal & Eventwear Boutique or online at Blackeyed Susan. "At WEEF we believe that leather is timeless. We use the medium to make bold new statements. Our products are born out of love, passion and attention to detail. We pride ourselves on using responsibly sourced leather from sustainable and reputable South African suppliers. All...

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COLOUR INSPIRATION - Mint, Blush and Gold

  We are absolutely smitten by the colour scheme of Kethiwe & Sipho's beautiful mint, blush and gold wedding! •  •  • Kethiwe's Beautiful Bridesmaids wore Blackeyed Susan's "My Baby Just Cares For Me Dress in mint" and her gorgeous maid of honour wore Blackeyed Susan's The Very Thought Of You Dress in Blush. Their wedding took place at The Secret Garden in Pietermaritzburg, Natal and photographer Tanya Strauss captured it perfectly.    The mint and blush colour scheme was ideal for their wedding as it echoed the natural blooms of their venue "The Secret Garden". The subtle hues were accented with gold in the place-settings and stationary giving the overall theme a luxurious finish. Delicate blossoms and blooms featured on their wedding cake...

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