Articles by Purdey Lines

South African dreams

Luxurious, exotic, and adventurous – A Honeymoon in the Western Cape has it all. With its mountainous ranges and sandy beaches stretching from coast to coast, the Western Cape’s Garden Route is famous for its vast natural beauty and its vibrant and cosmopolitan towns. The first, and perhaps most important, port of call on the…

Maid of (dis)honour

From fluffing the bride’s train and holding her flowers, to organising elaborate hen parties and attending numerous dress fittings, the role of a bridesmaid is not for the faint hearted. A time honoured tradition dating back to the Roman Age, the original role of the bridesmaid was to protect virginal brides from potential kidnappers and,…

Bridal bootcamp for the mind

With over 70% of brides embarking on a weight loss regime ahead of their big day, fitness boot camps and personal trainers are doing a roaring trade with body conscious brides. But with so much focus on looking good, it can be easy to forget to work on feeling good too. Weddings can be stressful…

Wedding forget me nots

Getting married isn’t something you do every day and with so many things to organise, it can be easy for the little but essential things to fall through the cracks in between organising the exciting things like the dress! Make Like Postman Pat Size doesn’t always matter but in the case of wedding invites it…

Who’s that girl?

Vintage, Princess, Ballgown, or Lace – What’s your Signature Style? Starting your search for your perfect wedding gown is one of the most exciting aspects of getting married. It can also be the most intimidating. With so much choice and so many designs, where do you even start? The popularity of wedding reality shows has…

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