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Zimbabwe wedding
photos by: Shanna Jones - South Africa wedding - Zimbabwe - Swan Lake inspired real wedding Zimbabwe wedding - old world glamour - Swan Lake inspired - photography by: Shanna Jones

 Mireille and Patrick created a magical garden wedding at their home in Harare, Zimbabwe that was simply unlike any other. Drawing inspiration from Swan Lake and Out of Africa to create an atmosphere of vintage glamour, what they achieved was a veritable wonderland of magical, ethereal beauty combined with the African landscape they love so dearly. Live cheetahs walked down the aisle, dream-like gauze decorated the reception and surprise performances by a band, a belly dancer and the South African National Ballet delighted guests and the newlyweds alike!
Swan Lake inspired real wedding Zimbabwe, South Africa - photography by: Shanna Jones - cream, champagne, and sepia wedding colors
Photography: Shanna Jones
Wedding Planning: Jess Gore-Graham, assisted on the day of by Event Interiors
Wedding Film: Alexander Productions
Ceremony & Reception Site: Private Residence
Cake: Dish Food & Social decorated by Katie Wright
Floral Design: Willem Jansen Van Vuuren
Invitations: Blueprint Studio
 
 
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Bride's Dress: Gert Van Der Merwe
Bridal Accessories: tiara by Stephanie Browne with earrings by Andrew Prince
Bridesmaid's apparel & accessories: dresses by Gert Van Der Merwe with earrings by Nicole Winkler
Hair & Makeup: hair by Jacobus Jansen Van Renesburg and Louise Laughland, with makeup by Piers Braybrooke
Groom's & groomsmen apparel: Favourbrook
Rings: engagement ring from Fili Jewelry, wedding bands from Brown's Jewelers