““Those who pass by us, do not go alone, and do not leave us alone; they leave a bit of themselves, and take a little of us.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
We know it sounds corny, but there really is no I in Team. This curated experience is only possible because we have incredible suppliers and people holding our hands. The following service providers made Pause May 2021 possible, we are beyond grateful to each and every one of you.
We would also like to do a massive shoutout to Cara and Sheila for being the most amazeballs flower fairies one can ever ask for. We appreciate you efforts more than you would ever know!
We just love our team!
Zorgvliet Wine Estate
Zorgvliet Wine Estate is an amazing venue just outside Stellenbosch. They have a restaurant, an amazing picnic area, beautiful wine tasting area, wedding venue and accommodation on the farm. Oh we missed VIEWS for days! Christine and her was absolutely amazing and they treated us and our students with so much care and respect. Nothing was too big or too small to ask. The food was sooooo good so abundant. We really felt the love with each bite. Visit them at www.zorgvliet.com .
Debbie Lourens is seriously one special photographer and we were lucky enough to have her with us for 3 whole days! Her approach is totally unique, we just cant get enough of her! She captured moments and emotions we will truly carry with us forever. She also made sure that each student gets portfolio shots of their creations and we just love to see how proud they are when showcasing their work on social media. Visit her at http://debbielourens.com .
N Concepts & Designs
Nico and his amazeballs team really transformed our blank canvas in the curated space our students enjoyed attending our workshop. Anything is possible with them in your corner and we are beyond grateful to have them on our team. They supplied all the draping, lighting, table linen and plinth stands for the individual tablescapes. Visit them at http://nconceptsanddesigns.co.za/home-mobile/ .
Alana van Heerden
Alana van Heerden Bridal is definitely one of the sweethearts in the wedding industry. Not only is she ridiculously talented but she is also one of the nicest human beings you will ever come across. She designed this exquisite dress especially for Kay-Lee (our model) to give our students the most beautiful stage for their bridal bouquets. Visit her at https://alana.co.za .
Baie Goeters is no stranger to those in the wedding and event industry. From unique and out the box lighting solutions to beautiful furniture and structures. We used their beautiful mustard serviettes and it is easy to see why we opted for them for 2 out of the 3 lunch tables. We just love the look of them! Visit them at https://baiegoeters.co.za .
Iza Cloete Make Up Artist is not only a super talented make up artist but she is also Anli’s sister! Iza is such a bubbly energetic human and she knew exactly what mood we wanted to created for the bride model. We could not stop staring at Kay-Lee’s beautiful features, highlighted by Iza’s expert hand! Visit her at https://izacloete.co.za .
Kay-Lee Steyl is any creative’s dream when you send out a casting call! When Kay-Lee showed interest in Pause May 2021 , we could not say yes quick enough. In front (and off) of the camera she is an absolute professional , needing no guidance at all. Thank you for being so amazing Kay-Lee! Visit her at www.instagram.com/kaysteyl/ .
Two Birds Celebration Planning is not only known for their wedding planning and exquisite event styling, but also for their exclusive decor and tabletop rentals. All of the beautiful crockery , cutlery, brass candlesticks, salt & pepper shakers and lanterns forms part of their beautiful catalogue. Visit them at https://www.instagram.com/two.birds/ .
Seven Teal Vessels
Seven Teal Vessels is a boutique ceramic studio owned by Anni. She focuses on making small scale ceramic sets that screams handmade and one-of-a-kind! Each student receive a beautiful hand made footed vessel especially designed and made for Pause. Visit her at https://www.instagram.com/seven_teal_vessels/ .
Ohrr Candle Collective
Ohrr Candle Collective is seriously out of this world! Liezl , the owner, is also a crazy talented florist in Cape Town. Her eye is impeccable and it is very clear to see when looking at her beautiful collection of hand poured frosted candles. We absolutely adored the brown and mustard colour scheme she created for us. Visit her at https://www.instagram.com/ohrr_candle_collective/ .
Image credits | Florists: Anli Wahl Floral Design + KADOU Floral Artistry | Photographer: Debbie Lourens| Venue: Zorgvliet Wine Estate| Dress: Alana van Heerden Bridal | Model: Kay-Lee Steyl | Hair & makeup: Iza Cloete | Tabletop elements: Two Birds | Serviettes: Baie Goeters | Linen + Chairs + Lighting + Glassware + Draping + Plinths: N Concepts and Design | Candles: Ohrr Candle Collective