SABC Logo
 
Top Billing Thursday 7:30pm
 
TOP BILLING HIGHLIGHTS
Win your Studio.w wish list
 Win your Studio.w wish list
you are here: | David Mabilu's fairytale wedding

David Mabilu's fairytale wedding

David Mabilu's fairytale wedding

David Mabilu's fairytale wedding

Top Billing secured an invite to what has been billed as ‘the wedding of the year’ for property ace David Mabilu and his bride in Mauritius.

 

Exclusive facts about the wedding:

The cake

- The design of the cake came from the invite and the destination of the wedding 
- The cake is a fruit cake, that is one of the brides and grooms favourite

The rings

- David's wedding band is handmade in Platinum. It has the effect of three bands with the central mat finished lightly concave band on a spinning mechanism between a pair of high gloss bevel edged bands.
- Phala's ring is also in Platinum but it is set with some really special diamonds it has a central South African rectangular 'radiant' cut diamond weighing just over two carats which is flanked on either side in graded steps with three matched pairs of princess cut diamonds and then the rest of the exposed metal is completely covered in one hundred and thirty two tiny full brilliant cut diamonds.
- The central radiant cut diamond is just over two carats and there are one hundred and forty four diamonds surrounding it.

The Dresses 

- Dresses designed by Kluk
- Purple, gold, black and white were used, as the colours of the wedding for all the outfits. Also keeping in mind, it is a tropical Island with a tropical climate. The clothes needed to be stylish and cool.

Friday's Outfit:
- This dress takes in the coral colour with a floral design. It is a cocktail reception and the welcoming of the guests. We wanted Phala to make a statement without being over “Blinged”.
- Phala wears a Vintage Hand Painted Coral Silk Organza draped Bodice with full Party Skirt. 

Saturday's Outfit:
The wedding dress had to be “WOW”, something different but still Elegant and Sophisticated. It needed to be a Show Stopper without over-powering her. It also needed to work for the different parts of the evening and locations. The lace was imported from France and the Tulle was hand dyed to match the Dupion.
- This dress has four parts- A Strapless Ivory Silk Dupion Dress, An Ivory Tulle Skirt, An Ivory Tulle Dress and an Ivory Lace Umbrella Veil.
- For the Wedding Ceremony, she wears an Ivory Silk Tulle dress with train Swarovski beaded and appliqued with French Lace. The Vail is a French Lace edged Tulle over Lace Umbrella, with is Swarovski and Lace Fascinator in her hair. 
- For walk into the reception, the top layer is removed to reveal a Strapless Silk Dupion Dress with French Chantilly Lace applique.
- For the first dance, the Tulle Skirt is removed and a Sash is added with a Swarovski Buckle.
- For the after Party, she is in a draped One Shoulder Fitted Dress with Swarovski beading and Draw strings. This dress needed to be cool, comfortable, sexy and able to get down in. 

Sunday's Outfit:
- This outfit was for the beach braai. Phala wears an off the shoulder Silk Chiffon Kaftan with Bugle beading and Batwing sleeves over a matching Lime Bikini Top and a Chino Pedal Pusher Short, accessorised with a Straw Hat.

 

Contacts: 

David Mabilu
Web: www.vharanani.co.za 

Sophie Ndaba
Wedding Planner

Red Art Projects
Decor
Web: www.redart.co.za

Franco Lambiase
The Cakeman
Tel: (011) 885 2511

Frankli Wild
Tel: (011) 483 2620
Web: www.frankliwild.com
Email: info@frankliwild.com


View More Top Billing weddings below:

President Zuma's Son's Wedding 

A Model & a DJ share their Fairytale Wedding

A Truly South African Wedding

A Victorian Inspired Wedding

A Wedding Fit For A Princess

A Wedding to Remember

Behind the Scenes at Joe Pietersen's Wedding

Bjorn Basson's Wedding

Colin Ingram's Wedding

DIY Garden Wedding

Dylan Des Fountain’s Hometown Wedding

Graeme Watkins Ties the Knot

Happily Ever After

Isidingo Star, Sarah Ngubeni Gets Married

Jannie Boshoff Wedding

Joe Pietersen Ties the Knot

John Mametsa's big day

Londiwe and Nthuthuko's Wedding

Luxuary Mega Yacht Wedding

Lyndon Ferns' Wedding 

Regardt Van Eyk’s wedding

Romance Blooms in Franschhoek

Soccer player Fabian McCarthy Ties the Knot

Springbok Sevens Star gets married

The Beast weds his beauty

The Best of the Best in Weddings

The Dance of Love

The Royal Wedding

Walter Venter's Wedding

Wedding: Mpendulo & Zanele

Zane Kirschner's Wedding

Print Friendly Print Friendly




 
SEARCH TOP BILLING
SHARE TOP BILLING
RSS FEEDS
Subscribe to our RSS Feeds Top Billing's RSS Feeds
Top Billing on TwitterTop Billing on Facebook
TOP BILLING NEWSLETTER
Subscribe to Tob Billing Newsletter
VOTING POLL
Did you enjoy Bonang's AKA interview?
Yes, I loved it
Can't wait for the next one
No, not interested in them
Love them but not together
Vote now  View Poll Results
SABC Logo
Broadcasting for Total Citizen Empowerment
About the SABC Contact Us Jobs
Advertise Disclaimer Site Map
DMMA Logo

SABC © 2011
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
© Copyright 2010 Top Billing | Site created by  Fusia Web Services