When Kevin met Kirstin... What sounds like the introduction to a Hollywood chick flick really is a love story worth writing home about from the dreamy Spanish town of Cadaqués where the couple got engaged; boy meets girl at their office in Durban, circumstances take them down separate roads, and through fate’s serendipitous master plan, their souls reconnect years later to write the pages of a blockbuster script brimming with passion and a sense of adventure, set across the Cape’s rolling mountains and Spain’s Costa Brava coastline.

Years of ongoing conversation between Zimbabwean-born sales engineer, Angiee and the Almighty had dabbled around her country’s uncertainty, her family’s prosperity and the bright hopes she held for her own future, but it was her consistent unspoken wish to wed her true soulmate, which dominated her heart and mind. The answer to her prayers showed up as cool, calm and collected Kudzai, a successful IT test analyst, who over ten years ago recognised Angela as his heaven-sent ‘angel in the flesh’. Angiee blushes, “He knew what he wanted and he got it!”

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...