ESTA, (The Event Styling™ Training Academy) is Umhlanga based, and is an expansion of the award-winning Event Styling™ Brand, and was intended to specifically address the increasing demand for well trained, Hospitality Specialists. Our training programmes are tailor-made and specific to the region and always remains intently focused on the prize – The Guest.
Anyone can do a simple quick course. But knowledge alone is not useful unless we can make connections between what we know and the sensory experience. At the Event Styling™ Training Academy, we do just that. We help the next generation of Event Planners understand more intently the perspective of the guest. It is here that you gain invaluable hands-on experience, as we polish up on skills, fine-tune the offering and encourage growth and self-expression in grand style.
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With summer knocking at our door, it’s time to delve into the top summer wedding trends which are sure to pop up this 2018 summer wedding season!
Summer is definitely one of the most popular seasons throughout the year to host your special day, but don’t get caught up in out-dated wedding traditions which have really done the rounds in recent years.
If you’re looking to host a truly unique day, consider incorporating some of these magnificent top summer wedding trends in your planning...
Just some of the forecast trends include bright colour palettes, graphic patterns, statement jewelerry and a new take on wedding favours—here are 10 top summer wedding trends we love!
In this week’s Lifestyle Feature of the Week we reveal that dreams do come true in a truly whimsical fairytale wedding for one Durban couple, check it out…
Once upon a time…. there was a beautiful young maiden with eyes as blue as the ocean, and hair as soft as a breeze. She had porcelain skin with a smile that could melt any heart, and a heart that could warm the coldest night. She dreamt every night, that one day she would meet her Prince Charming and marry him under the twinkling stars, in a forest filled with enchanting deer, surrounded by magic & fire, family & friends.
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Paris. The city of love. When delicate, quirky Bride Nadine first consulted with us, she made it known in her soft, demure voice - and in no uncertain terms - that Paris is her “very own special place”. A place she could call home. A place she fell in love with a long time ago, a city reminiscent of romance and true love - a city rich and overflowing with culture and magical sights - a city where she heard those words stringed together into that long-awaited question ….. “Will you marry me?”
From that momentous day on the bridge over River Seine where Groom Lorenzo’s romantic proposal transpired, the planning had begun. Of course, Paris, the French capital with its timeless glamour and glitzy nightlife, was easy to envision for her special day. Mademoiselle Nadine began planning the celebration to incorporate all things romantic, delightful, charming and magical to echo the ambience of Paris at night. The Couple’s combined love of French cuisine, music, lifestyle and the city’s magical tenor was the basis and foundation for the styling of their long-awaited wedding day.
Do you dream of putting together magnificent balls, glamorous weddings and sensational parties which will have guests talking for weeks? Would you like to enter the fast-paced world of event planning and styling but don’t know where to start? Then you’ll be thrilled to hear that award-winning event stylist and founder of Event Styling,
Marge B has expanded the Event Styling Brand to include the Event Styling Training Academy. Her passion and appreciation for the finer things in life, coupled with her exuberant nature and altruistic spirit has set her apart as a stylist and planner, and has captured the hearts’ of her corporate clients and brides for over 8 years. Marge B is 100% self-taught, self-made and owes her success to a compelling need to be the best.
Event Styling made a major splash at our first NWJ Bridal Show walking away with a Gold Award for our stand. Inspired by the theme “My Candy-Coated Wedding,” Marge B and the team created a gorgeous stand in pale pastel shades of pink and duck-egg blue dripping in crystals and sparkling with metallic touches. Against a backdrop of trailing ivy and delicate greenery, abundant blooms and shimmering glassware, a dream wedding came to life complete with beautiful table-scapes, divine drinks trolley, decadent candy bar and opulent chandelier.
City slicker, Ridewaan Sayed a self made, debonair and successful Durban attorney, certainly broke a few hearts that day when he married his sweetheart of 2 years, Jolene, on the terrace of the legendary Oyster Box Hotel. And it's here, on the luxurious terrace of the world famous OB Hotel, that Jolene and Ridewaan talk marriage & commitment and why they chose to celebrate their - hold on- not one, but two marriage celebrations, in style - sparing no expense on either one.