Carefully navigating the 1.2-metre train of her wedding gown as she made her way down the aisle. Doctor Akeela Hoosen was a vision in light ivory amidst a backdrop of pink florals and champagne hues. On this romantic evening in October, Akeela exchanged her sterile white coat for an angelic Tashreeqah Sadien original, custom-created especially for her.

Opposites attract, and this is especially true in the case of bride Xeniah Asia-Gorries, whose exuberance, blonde locks and creamy complexion drew in her contrasting yet complementary prince charming, Paul, like a moth to a flame. The pair said “I do” amidst the picturesque landscape...