Events, Weddings / 15 Jan 2017
Lana & Enver Wedding

The Party Crashers

Lana & Enver Wedding had international party crashes! Picture this: Half way through a wedding reception and next thing some foreigners walk in. One in the brightest yellow shirt I have ever seen.  And they proceed to take photos of the couple, the decor and selfies with any and every guest who will allow themselves to be photographed. They even came and interrupted a photo I was busy taking of the couple! They wanted to ensure they had pictures with the newly weds! Luckily for the intrusive party crashes Lana & Enver just rolled their eyes, laughed at the craziness, and carried on having fun at their wedding. I on the other hand, was in hysterics! You had to be there to understand this fully. But here are these three people marching around the reception. They were so clearly out of place. Each of them was interrupting everyone, everywhere, to take photos. All of them have their cellphones out. One has a bright pink selfie stick. And they are taking pictures of EVERYTHING! And it’s not like they just popped in ran around quickly took their pictures and left. They stayed for long! Took their time. Wondered around. Wondered around again. And then again. Its was crazy! Madness! So so funny.

Zip no1!

Besides the international party crashes we also had some other excitement! When I arrived all was running very smoothly. Hair and make up had started and was going well. Things were so relaxed one of Lana’s friends was even taking a nap! Then it was time to start getting into the dresses. Lana went first. The zip went up fine and all that needed to be done was to clip the top little clip. But the lady couldn’t find the clip. The next lady came and had a look. She couldn’t find the clip. Lana called her sister, who had been at some of the fittings and had been shown how to do it, but even she couldn’t find the clip! The clip was not there. Stressful, but not the end of the world. They ensured the zip was all the way up and pressed down properly. Then we were all assigned the job of watching the zip through out the day, to make sure it was properly up. Problem solved.

Zip no2!

With stress levels a little higher the girls moved on to finishing getting into their dresses. One of the girls zips wouldn’t go up! Almost everyone in the room got a chance to try pull the zip up! But it just wouldn’t budge. Then it moved a bit! Yaaay hooray… or so we thought… the zip went up. But the zip hadn’t zipped the dress together and now it was stuck. AGAIN! By now we were already running late for the wedding. The stress levels in the room were through the roof. And no one really knew what to do. Then the groom stared phoning to ask where his bride was and what was going on. He wanted to get married! We still hadn’t made much progress with getting the zip fixed. We had now called down for the venues seamstress. She arrived, but the groom was phoning again. He really wanted to get married. So it was decided. The bride would walk down the isle one bridesmaid short. And while the ceremony was happening the wedding planner and the venues event co ordinator would get the dress zip fixed.

Lana & Enver Wedding

Luckily the ceremony was beautiful and ran smoothly and Lana and Enver were married! <3 By the time the ceremony had ended the bridesmaid dress was fixed and we could include her in all the photos. The reception was beautiful and the grooms speech came with a twist, him and his daughter sang Lana a song! Venue: Indaba Hotel Wedding Co-ordinator – Lee Ann Moss (Impilo Events)   To see some more wedding posts head on over to these blogs:  Nicola & Francois Wedding Kementha & Yegin Wedding Sandra & Paul Wedding

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