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Chic with bur­gundy touches.

Zanele Sithole was so happy but couldn’t re­ally be­lieve it when busi­ness­man Nh­lanhla (33) asked her to marry him in 2012, after dat­ing since 2008. “I was very ex­cited, but I only started be­liev­ing it when he sent his un­cles to my fam­ily home for lobola ne­go­ti­a­tions,” says Zanele (35), a sup­ply-chain prac­ti­tioner.

The cou­ple, who have known each other since they were teenagers, tied the knot in a week­end cel­e­bra­tion with both a white and tra­di­tional wedding.The white wedding was held at Than­dana Wedding Venue in Lady­smith, where the cou­ple lives, and the fol­low­ing day they cel­e­brated their tra­di­tional wedding at the groom’s fam­ily home, also in Lady­smith.

The bride wanted a white wedding that was sim­ple and el­e­gant and chose a colour scheme of cream and gold with a touch of bur­gundy.

COU­PLE Zanele Ng­cobo and Nh­lanhla Sithole VENUES Than­dana Wedding Venue and groom’s fam­ily home, Lady­smith, KwaZulu-Natal BUD­GET R300 000 (tra­di­tional and white wedding) GUESTS 250

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