Bridal black book


When it comes to planning a wedding, there are so many details to consider – from outfits and photography, to accessories and makeup. Here are the people you need to get your big day just right…

At Armitage Men’s Outfitters, the team understands that the groom’s attire is important in setting the tone for the day. Whether you’re planning a traditional ceremony or a more casual celebration, their personalised service ensures that you’ll look and feel your best. They offer a range of services to ensure you’re impeccably groomed, including bespoke tailored suits and alterations, signature shirts and ties, men’s grooming services, a curated selection of fragrances and shoe cleaning. Details: Shop 8, Park Square, Umhlanga; 031 648 0031; FB & IG: @armitageoutfitters

Michelle Haywood is a make-up artist based in Salt Rock. She has worked in the industry for 16 years and has experience in film and TV, prosthetics and make-up design. She specialises in bridal, editorial and one-on-one make-up. Being part of a bride’s special day is extremely important to her and she loves being able to make someone feel their best. With her attention to detail and calm manner, she works hard to make the process as stress-free as possible for her brides and ensures that the experience is happy and memorable. Whether you’re looking for a makeup that’s natural, glam or glowing, Michelle will help you achieve the makeup of your dreams. She is passionate about the work she does and absolutely loves transforming her clients into the most beautiful versions of themselves.
Details: 061 492 2321; IG: @brushb_makeupbymich

This small team of ladies have been around offering designer quality gowns for eight incredible years, servicing brides and stores around the world whilst holding the South African flag high. If you are trying the knot this season, make a booking to try on JLB’s wide range of trendy and fashion-forward wedding gowns in their temporary showroom at their workshop and have the perfect dress tailored just for you.
Details:; [email protected];

At L’Atelier Paris Boutique, situated on the Platinum Walk at the Oceans Mall, you’ll find an unparalleled selection of engagement rings and bridal jewellery to mark your special moments. Dive into a world of elegance and sophistication as you explore the exquisite diamond pieces curated from the esteemed 100 year old French family owned business – Lepage. Each piece reflects timeless beauty and meticulous craftsmanship, ensuring that you’ll discover a symbol of love that resonates with your unique style and sentiment. Let our expert team at L’Atelier Paris guide you through this enchanting journey to find the perfect expression of your enduring love and commitment.
Details: Shop 243, Oceans Mall Platinum Walk, Umhlanga;; IG:@latelierparisofficial

The Frames is not your typical team of photographers and film makers. They love fun, carefree, untraditional couples, old school hip-hop dance offs, champagne showers, microphone drops, groovy boots and loved-up lovers. Passionate about documenting the stories that are worth remembering, they love a wedding done your way because, at the end of the day, this is your day!
Details: 084 535 3497; [email protected]; FB: The Frames Collection
IG: @the_frames_collection;