Real Wedding of Houghton & Kayla at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

These two have an amazing story, Kayla is a nurse from the United States and Houghton was an art museum director here in South Africa. They had a very unique ceremony which they held in The Centre for the Book Library in Gardens, Cape Town. The remainder of their reception & wedding took place at the very grand Mount Nelson Hotel down the road.

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The Ceremony reception

One of the finest buildings in Cape Town can be found at 62 Queen Victoria Street. It is called “The Centre for the Book”, which was originally built to house the University of the Cape of Good Hope. The stunning architecture makes for beautiful photo opportunities.

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The Wedding Venue

Captivating visitors since 1899, Cape Town’s iconic resort hotel, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel,  is a tranquil hideaway just moments from the city’s buzzing heart. They have 198 fabulous, individually designed rooms and suites to choose from, all offering different moods and views.

Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, serves up a stunning backdrop for a celebration to remember. Say ‘I do’ with Table Mountain as your witness in the beautiful gardens, or feast on a full wedding brunch or evening banquet in the ballroom. Houghton & Kayla’s wedding catering & decor was done in-house by Mount Nelson’s staff.

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Wedding Make up & Hair

Kayla’s make-up and hair was done by Monique Lorèn, who is a highly recommended Wedding Hair and Makeup Pro Artist based in South Africa. Her background in; lifestyle, fashion, and bridal artistry allows her to express her abilities across a spectrum of disciplines.

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Wedding Photography

The Wedding Journalist is a wedding photography company started by owner & lead photographer Shawn Thomas. Shawn started his journey in the wedding photography industry at the young age of 14 years old. He has worked extensively with many popular wedding photography companies. The Wedding Journalist was responsible for capturing Houghton & Kayla’s special day! 

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