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Vera Wang too tame for SA bride

According to Times Live Mamodupi Mohlala snubbed a Vera Wang wedding gown – choosing instead to walk down the aisle in a dress she found in Rosebank. While many women around the world can only dream of wearing a dress by the highly sought-after international designer on their big day, Mohlala said: “The dresses were too quiet … Vera Wang is definitely not for black girls. I wanted lots of bling-bling.” The head of the National Consumer Commission tied the knot with businessman Lawrence Mulaudzi at Sun City’s Palace of the Lost City yesterday afternoon at an intimate ceremony with 200 guests, including businessman Sello Rasithaba and his wife, Ouma, who worked with Mohlala when she started out as a young attorney in Pretoria in 1998. Other guests included defence secretary Dr Sam Gulube and his wife, Lillian More. Earlier, Mohlala said she had initially wanted a Wang dress. ” I went to look at Vera Wang’s collection overseas, but I was not impressed.” Instead, she said, she “fell in love” with a dress at a boutique in Rosebank, Johannesburg. “I am glad I supported a local, black, female entrepreneur. We must live what we preach.” Mohlala’s traditional white dress … Continue reading

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Kim Kardashian Divorces

  Kim Kardashian has announced that she is filing for divorce from her husband Kris Humphries after just 72 days of marriage. Is this just another celebrity marriage that looked better on paper and in the media, or was it a great way to grab some media exposure and make a quick buck.   Three Vera Wang wedding dresses each purportedly worth $20’000, $400,000 worth of Perrier Jouet champagne, invitations from Lehr & Black estimated at $10,000 and $750,000 (!) for catering for the 500 guests at the reception, $15,000, 10-tiered wedding cake with chocolate-chip icing and black and white decorations made by Hansen’s Bakery were all comped.     According to an earlier publication in The New York Post the couple are set to make around $18 million.  

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Kim Kardashian’s Royal Hollywood Wedding to Kris Humphrey

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are to splash out on a $10 million extravaganza that thay hope will be the Hollywood’s answer to the Royal Wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William. Together with a huge array of stars from the music, film and entertainment industry, the New Jersey Nets will also attend the wedding. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries have reportedly been dating since December 2010. The basketball star popped the question by scattering 20,000 rose petals spelling out the message ‘Will You Marry Me?’ on her bedroom floor and handing her a massive $2 million engagement ring. Humphries will become the second NBA star to join the wealthy family famous for its TV reality show. Kim Kardashian has confirmed that her wedding dress designer will be Vera Wang.  

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