Homemade South African Wedding By Jacki Bruniquel

Bo is a Californian girl who fell in love with a South African boy and got married at the most beautiful gorge on the South Coast of Natal.

Against all advice, Bo went with a red and purple theme and spent many hours on all the details. She had a very clear vision of what she wanted and actually made most the pretty details in this wedding herself (roping in family and friends of course).

When she couldn’t find red polka dot fabric for the little girl’s dresses, she just made them herself! This lovely Homemade South African Wedding is captured by Jacki Bruniquel Photography.

Be sure to peruse all the entire wedding gallery here.

Photographer: Jacki Bruniquel
Event Design: La Bola
Venue: The Estuary Hotel
Makeup: Emma Norris
Dress Designer: Maggie Sottero
Shoe Designer: Betsey Johnson
Floral Design: Twisted Willow

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  1. -100. Hannalee Photography says:

    Kickass photography, Jacki. Lovely to see our amazing South African talent featured on Wedding Chicks!

  2. -100. Alexis says:

    Beautiful wedding! Do you know the designer of the bridesmaid’s gowns?

  3. -100. Jacki Bruniquel says:

    Thanks so much for featuring this wedding … I am so very very happy as I ADORE your blog!!! Bo is going to be so thrilled xx

  4. -100. Jo says:


  5. -100. Tamara Nicole says:

    What a fun wedding! The colors are so bright, and his socks are soooo silly and fun:-)

  6. -100. Jaclyn says:

    This was the most beautiful wedding I’ve ever been to! Labola did a stunning job! Jacki also did an amazing job capturing all of the patterns, colors, and beauty on film!

  7. -100. Shauna says:

    I absolutely love this wedding! It’s so fun and colorful!

  8. -100. Jinny Keegan says:

    What a beautiful wedding – lots of hard work but so much fun for the bride & groom, family, friends and photographer too.

  9. -100. Todd Neveling says:

    My little sister sure knows how to put together a FANTASTIC wedding. Anyone considering on getting married should definitely call or email her no matter where in the world you live!

    I hope some day I can be as lucky as she is with all the joy we shared on that wonderful day in our home town of Durban, South Africa.

    love you Bo and Ryan!..

  10. -100. Alyssa says:

    I adore the bridesmaid’s dresses. Who is the designer? The details on this wedding are fabulous!

  11. This is beautiful! I love how all the details come together so perfectly! Cutest little flower girl dresses ever!

  12. ADORE all the sweet details and the colors!!

  13. -100. Eliana @ ellyB says:

    Love all of the little details.

  14. -100. Sharyn says:

    Wow! I love the fun factor in everything. Who would have thought that red and white polka dots would look so great next to all the fancy lace? The photography is just out of this world. You brought out all the little details so creatively.

  15. -100. Shay says:

    All the hard work was worth it! It was an amazing day not only full of perfect details but big love! AMAZING.

  16. -100. Linda Julyan says:

    This is the most stunning wedding I have ever come across – and the photography is superb. The creativity is truly inspirational!

  17. -100. Tyrone says:

    Stoked to see you getting the recognition you so very much deserve Jax. Your stuff is getting more and more dialed even when I fail to see how it can improve.

  18. -100. Lida de Beer says:

    Stunning images! Love the colors!

  19. -100. mariaan says:

    Bo is from Labola and they are busy planning my wedding!

  20. Labola wedding planners and Jacki Bruniquel really made this day one of a kind!Thank you everyone for all your kind words! Thank you Wedding Chicks for featuring our wedding! Jacki Bruniquel (our amazing photographer) you ROCK! Labola pulled off yet another awesome wedding :)

    The bridesmaid dresses were designed by Watters.

    Thanks again everyone Ryan + I are so pleased!


  21. Wow Wee we had such an awesome time doing Bo’s wedding!! All the late nights and hard work really paid off.. LABOLA loves loves loves detail!! and we love it even more when our brides love what we do!! Big thanks to Jacki for capturing all our details and awesomeness!!

  22. -100. Kerry says:

    Wow! congrats Jackie, this is awesome work! and so many beautiful details, loads of hard work but such a fantastic end result. lovit

  23. -100. CLAIRE says:

    OMG its sooooo AMAZING :) WAS REALLY AND TRULY the most AMAZING wedding i have eva been to :) The pics came out soooooo lovely well done :)Amazing work right there :)

  24. -100. Melanie says:

    Such awesome pics, well done Jacki

  25. -100. Jenny says:

    What a beautiful wedding! That last picture is amazing!

  26. So fun… and wonderfully happy colors!



  27. -100. Emily K says:

    Such an honor to be a part of such an amazing wedding and such a huge part of one of my best friends weddings. Bo and Ryan you are fun, wild, crazy and soooo loving Labola and all your family and friends along with Jackie really showed that through every detail of your wedding. I am so happy for you both although I miss you like crazy!! Xoxo

  28. -100. Kristin says:

    I can honestly say this was one of THE most incredible weddings I have been to! From the tiny details of the handmade crafts to the overall theme, everything was PERFECT! So much hard work was put in and it payed off big time. The photographer Jacki truly captured the emotion of this indescribable day. With their creative wedding planning and unique design approaches created a one of a kind wedding like nothing I have ever seen! I am so lucky to be a part of this day!

  29. -100. Tricia says:

    The most beautiful one-of-a-kind wedding, so beautifully captured by the photographer.

  30. -100. Lauren says:

    Can we find out who made the bridesmaid dresses? In love!

  31. The details & designs are too cute! The photographer did a great job.

  32. -100. Jenna says:

    WOW. what a beautiful day! congrats bo and ryan!! you are both so blessed to have had such an amazing venue, photographer, friends and family, and of course each other<3 absolutely adored all the different aspects you brought to your special day…love you both xoxo

  33. -100. Mama. says:

    Not just because Bo-Bo is my daughter, but it truly was an “AMAZING” day. A perfect day, beautiful setting, GREAT photographer, (Jacki Bruniquel ) great Venu @ the Estuary Hotel in Port Edward.

  34. -100. peardon carrillo says:

    Love the event design!


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