TRUE LOVE’s annual bridal guide, BRIDE, is now on the shelf. Packed with magnificent gowns, perfect venues, and advice for brides and their retinue, leading up to the big day, it offers tips for hair and grooming, exercise, along with menu suggestions and checklists. It also offers content that respects local traditions, while displaying the best of modern culture too.
To assist couples in selecting their perfect honeymoon location, the editorial team chatted to several South African celebrities who share their honeymoon snaps, and advice for choosing the perfect destination.
“Fairytales and romcoms have succeeded in making us ladies buy into the notion that love conquers all,” says editor Lerato Tshabalala. “However, once the big day is over – when the dress has been discarded, the last bottle of bubbly disappeared, and the guests have gone home – it’s then that the real hard work starts.
“Getting married is not about the wedding – it’s about the years that follow that single day of celebration – and we wanted to give our readers a bridal guide that equips them with some of the tools that they will need to make a success of the biggest commitment of their lives,” she says.
Great advice from columnist Ndumiso Ngcobo opens the door to communication, while other features include great reasons to go for counselling before you tie the knot, and some important questions to discuss before walking down the aisle.