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SA Bridal Fashion Week




New York has one…India has one…and now the opulent SA Bridal Fashion Week™ will take place in Durban from 7-10 August at Sibaya Casino, Cape Town from 16-19 October at GrandWest Casino and Johannesburg from 27-30 November at Carnival City Casino. This is South Africa’s only national wedding and fashion event, an event that targets all race groups across our rainbow nation and the only national fashion week for our country.

Hot of the heels after the success of New York Bridal Fashion Week and India Bridal Fashion Week, South Africa can showcase in this International event. South Africa has talented and celebrated bridal fashion designers and it’s time we show the rest of the world what we’re made of. Modelled and inspired by the International Bridal Fashion Week’s, SA Bridal Fashion Week’s key features includes a choreographed combination of themed designer catwalk shows covering exclusive new collections by couture bridal designers (Local & International), emerging and student designers, as well as boutiques for brides, grooms, bridesmaids, groomsmen, flowergirls, mother and father of the Bride & Groom, as well as for the guests…bridal wear and evening wear for all our rainbow brides and catering for every cultural background.

Bringing the best of the best ideas and inspiration to our rainbow brides who are planning their big day with a luxurious display of offerings from the wedding industry. Related staged showcases include Lingerie, Hair, Makeup, Hennah, Jewellery, Shoes, Accessories (including handbags, veils and hair accessories), Cakes, Table Centerpieces, Décor (includes table decor), Flowers, Bouquets and an unique show that includes photographer’s and videographer’s work.

Set to take the SA wedding industry by storm…the first ever national multi-cultural wedding event. We have developed showcases, which take the form of fashion shows, which will display a service provider like never before. Imagine cakes coming down the ramp, table décor such as candelabras being displayed by models, makeup and hair options in a show, a spectacular shoe fashion show and many more shows…all themed and inspired to leave the spectators in a magical world, with ideas galore…viewing an exhibition on stage… just imagine.

Between 10 to 15 shows will take place at each city, providing bridal couples and their entourage with unique shows and great prizes to be won. Attendees can stand a chance to be chauffeur driven in VIP style to and from the event. Tickets can be purchased through Computicket and discounted packages are available should you want to watch all the shows in a city. A ticket purchased for any of the fashion shows, will allow you entry into the service provider display area which will include a luxurious display of industry offerings for your special day. Ticket holders stand a chance to win R500 000 worth of prizes including their wedding venue, honeymoon and your complete bridal look including their designer dress, gold and diamond jewellery, hair and make-up and the ultimate celebrity experience. Entry details available on our website,

SA Bridal Fashion Week certainly has so much more than just fashion on display, so be sure to purchase your tickets for the national event. Visit for more details and stay connected with us on Facebook and Twitter for updates, competition details and more information on the events in each city.

The Ultimate Fashion and Style Indulgence.

SA Bridal Fashion Week
Office: 011 620 3118


We have 5 double tickets to give away.

To enter, like the SA Bridal Fashion Week Facebook page and follow them on Twitter

Don’t forget to leave us a comment below, telling us why you want to win the tickets.


The following T’s and C’s apply:
– Entrants must like the SA Bridal Fashion Week Facebook page and follow us on Twitter to qualify
– Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged either for cash or for another show
– Tickets must be used for allocated show and date provided by SABFW and is not exchangeble
– Winners selection is final and no correspondence will be adhered to
– Tickets are valid for the Durban show at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom only
– To qualify for the free drive, entrants must sign up on with the promotional code: SABFW and receive a free first ride up to R200. To request their ride, they have to simply download the free application for iPhone, Android, Blackberry 7, or visit the mobile site:

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  1. Shirley

    28 Jul 2014 at 1:20 pm

    Just got engaged and getting hitched in December so I need all the bridal shows I can get..


    28 Jul 2014 at 3:07 pm

    would be so nice to win…

  3. Cindy

    28 Jul 2014 at 3:29 pm

    Would love to win and experience this with my hubby-to-be!

  4. Ashleigh

    28 Jul 2014 at 3:35 pm

    It’s about time South Africa gets to take part and enjoy the fashion industry!

  5. Teevashnee

    28 Jul 2014 at 5:46 pm

    Planning my wedding soon, this would be a great place to get lotsa wonderful ideas.

  6. Teevashnee Bernie Munsamy

    31 Jul 2014 at 7:45 am

    Just confirmed our wedding date for 21 February 2015. Will be needing all the ideas we can get.

  7. JANET

    13 Aug 2014 at 9:45 am

    My daughter and I were horribly disappointed when we attnded the 13h30 session on 9 August. We saw a display of what I can only assume were cocktail dresses, wedding cakes carried around, some jewellery and flowers. All in all approx 1/2 hour which ended in an anti-climax which I knw was shared by others. Still wondering what it was all about after paying R55

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Plan ahead for the winter holidays in South Africa’s warmest province and celebrate the festive season early at The Oyster Box.
There’s something for everyone this July.

July 2021

– There’s no doubt that Christmas 2020 was a fairly low-key event compared to the usual festivities The Oyster Box is known for. To make up for it, their food and beverage team is promising more fun and festivity during the month of July, than we’ve seen for a while…AND it includes a Christmas celebration…Yes, in July!
They are also going ‘glam’ in true Oyster Box style, for one of the country’s most prestigious horse-racing events, The Vodacom Durban July.
So, get your hat on and don’t miss the chance to join us in this ‘sport of kings’ event on Saturday 3 July.


Treat yourself to our legendary Crayfish and Prawn Cocktail and a complimentary glass of Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel from Monday to Sunday, 12h00-19h00 in The Oyster Bar at R390.00 per person.

Celebrate the Vodacom Durban July at The Oyster Box – 3 July 2021

Let Executive Chef Kevin Joseph bring the Vodacom Durban July to you this year, with all the elegance and style you’d expect on the big day! Dress to the theme, get to know more about the jockeys and their mounts and stand a chance to win a variety of prizes during the course of the day. 

Pick the most Winners and stand a chance to win a night’s stay at The Oyster Box.  Drinks and luxury canapes on arrival in the Durban July Room from 11h00, followed by a traditional braai and accompaniments on the Lighthouse Bar Terrace from 13h00.  A bottomless gin bar will be available with a DJ keeping the punters’ spirit’s up. 

From Monday to Sunday 5-31 July, The Oyster Box Christmas in July Ski Lodge is back in the Lighthouse Bar, from 12h00-19h00 daily. With Live music on a Saturday and Sunday at lunchtime with Rob Warren performing Christmas and contemporary rock , the nostalgic atmosphere of a mountain ski-lodge is brought to you Durban-style. Choose between one of our three gourmet Christmas Subs (Gammon, Turkey or Roast Beef), served with a Ciroc Christmas cocktail at R250 per person. 

On Wednesday 7 July, the Rebels of Black Elephant Vintners & Co, pair 13 of their wines with a musical soundtrack of their lives. Strong supporting line-up provided by Executive Chef Kevin Joseph and his Kitchen Team, from 18h00-21h00 in the Oyster Bar.  Cost is R590.00 per person.

One of Durban’s most respected Cocktail Mixologists, Haroon Haffajee brings his innovative magic to the Wonderful World of Whisky at The Oyster Box on Wednesday 14 July 2021.  Drinks in the Oyster Bar on arrival at 18h00, with dinner in The Grill Room from 18h30.  The four-course sensory experience will feature whiskies from the Diageo World Class portfolio, paired with Haroon’s inimitable style, at R690.00 per person.

Finally…a chance to celebrate the Festive Season that wasn’t!! Join us for a traditional Christmas in July lunch on Sunday 25 July 2021 on the Ocean Terrace from 12h00-15h00.  With live music by Leon, a visit from Santa and entertainment for kiddies, you’re in for a fun time. Adults are R690.00 per person and R350.00 for Kids under 12 years.

The monthly Wine Wednesday food and wine evenings are back, with different South African wine estates hosting the monthly dinner, in conjunction with Executive Chef, Kevin Joseph and his Kitchen Brigade. The evening kicks-off at 18h00 in The Oyster Bar with canapes (first course) and a welcome drink at individual tables.  Guests move to The Grill Room at 18h30 for dinner, with an explanation from the Chef about the Menu and comments from the Farm representative on the various pairings, throughout the evening. Wines from the featured estate will be available to order on the evening.

July’s event on Wednesday 28 July features French-style wines from Morgenster Estate and a French-inspired menu courtesy of The Oyster Box. Family-owned and family-run, Morgenster has a long history dating back 300 years. Situated near the foothills of the Helderberg Mountain in Somerset West, the property produces award-winning Bordeaux-styled wines, Italian cultivars and extra virgin olive oil.



* High Tea in The Palm Court – Inspired by the hotel’s original architecture and with chandeliers purchased from the Savoy Hotel in London, High Tea at The Oyster Box is a lengthy, leisurely affair.  Live piano music provides the perfect backdrop to tea. High Tea is served daily at the following times: Mondays – Fridays from 14h30 – 17h00. Saturdays and Sundays, 12h00-14h00 & 15h00-17h00. Cost is R390.00 per person. 

* Legendary Breakfast in the Ocean Terrace – With al fresco tables offering panoramic Indian Ocean sea views and regular sightings of passing whales and dolphins, the generous breakfast buffet which includes fresh Oysters and Sparkling Wine, is the perfect way to start your day. Breakfast is served from 07h00-10h30 daily at R450.00 per person.

*The Curry Buffet in the Ocean Terrace – Continues to attract fans from far and wide.  Set in the Mediterranean-inspired Ocean Terrace, with gorgeous views across the Indian Ocean, the impressive curry selection, of at least 11 curries daily, includes meat, fish and vegetarian options. Using delicate blends of spices and fresh herbs…each curry is a masterpiece in itself.  The Curry Buffet is open for lunch and dinner from 12h00-20h30 at R390.00 per person.

Versatile muso Leon, provides Live Music from Thursday to Saturday evening and on a Sunday at lunchtime. 

Due to current covid protocols, reservations are essential.  Dinner bookings are available from 17h00-19h30 and Lunch bookings from 12h00-15h00.


For enquiries and to book for one of the events, contact Restaurants on (031) 514 5000 or by e-mail on


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Cake & Prosecco Class at Old Town Italy




Join Old Town Italy on the first Saturday of every month for a fun Cake-Decorating class, hosted by renowned bakers at our adored Old Town Italy stores 🎂

Start your morning at 10am, where you will learn a series of cake decorating techniques while sipping on refreshing Prosecco 🥂
This class includes your own cake to decorate and take home, Prosecco and a selection of Old Town High Tea treats.

See upcoming dates below:

5 June – Marble Buttercream
3 July
7 August
4 September
2 October
6 November
4 December

Price: R650 per person
Limited tickets available at each store

Enquire in store or contact us directly to book & find out more info: | 031 566 5008
Book here

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Old Town Italy’s La Dolce Vino



Old Town Italy’s monthly wine & dinner pairing will be happening on 27 May 2021 in conjunction with Morgenster wine farm.

Indulge in their 4-course authentic Italian dinner menu, carefully paired with immaculate wines from the Morgenster wine farm, located in Stellenbosch and of Italian origin 🍷

The evening begins promptly at 6pm.
Prepare to be taken on a culinary journey, guided by a guest speaker from the wine farm as well as live entertainment to compliment your dining experience 🎶

Tickets are R425 per person. 🇮🇹
Bookings are essential.

Book your spot now! | 031 566 5008
Book here.

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