About Me

  • Clothing, fashion, design and food have been life-long passions of mine
  • I am happily married and blessed with two children
  • My family have been my support and inspiration in building the various businesses that have led to the creation of ZiZou Bridal Boutique and Studio. I am the owner and manager of this business.

 

My Qualifications

  • I have a Higher Diploma in Food and Clothing Technology from Bloemfontein Technikon OFS where I completed my studies
  • My Higher Diploma included the following majors :
    • Business practice and Administration Food and Clothing
    • Clothing and Pattern Construction
    • Interior Design
    • Fashion Designing
    • Textiles
  • I received professionally recognised training by Chata Romano in Style Advise including:
    • Colour Analysis
    • Figure Analysis
    • Fabrics and Prints
    • Style Do’s and Don’ts
    • Lifestyle Analysis
    • Wardrobe Planning

 

My Business History and Background

  • I started Abracadabra Clothing when I identified a need and desire for designer fancy dress clothing for children. I designed, created and marketed this range.
  • I added a dance wear range for girls which I also designed, branded and created. This range was successfully distributed to retailers.
  • Another range I introduced was unique and exquisite imported scarves. I successfully distributed these scarves to select boutiques.
  • I have always had a passion for beautiful Wedding Gowns and the magic they create for brides. This inspired me to open ZiZou Bridal Boutique in April 2014.
  • What differentiates my offering to brides :
    • I understand the importance of finding that perfect dress, ‘the one that was made for you’!
    • I am fully committed to providing and assisting each bride with every dream, desire and need she has regarding her gown and accessories.
    • Attention to detail is my signature. This includes providing  tips and guidelines to understand and identify the most suitable and flattering styles and shapes for each individual bride and silhouette choice.

 

About the Bridal Boutique

  • Exclusive Studio located in the heart of Kensington, Johannesburg
  • The Bridal Boutique’s distinctive signature is our high quality and standard and attention to detail
  • The Bridal Boutique specializes in:
    • Exclusive imported wedding dress range
    • Latest fashion trends yet classic and undated
    • White, off-white, cream and ivory options
    • Ready to wear
    • Wide range of finishes including embroidery, lace, luxurious hand beading and many more
    • Wide range of styles including ball gown, A-line, sheath, empire waist and many more for whatever the desired silhouette.
    • Wide range of fabrics including satins, silks, tulles, georgettes, polyester, chiffons, taffeta, organza’s and many more.
  • Great efforts are made to ensure superior customer service in a highly competitive market at reasonable prices.
  • All dresses are available to rent but options to purchase are available.
  • Terms and conditions apply for all rentals, purchases, deposits, fittings and alterations.

 

About the Studio

  • The studio compliments the Bridal Boutique by offering an extensive range of accessories and finishing touches for all occasions
    • Beautiful handmade jewellery (including alterations)
    • Unique veils custom made for each bride specific to her requirements
    • Handmade ring pillows/cushions
    • Designer shoe bags
    • Designer Boleros and shoulder wraps custom made (for colder days)
    • Fascinators
    • Garters
    • Petticoats
    • Tiaras
    • Guest books
    • Bride to be/Bridesmaid to be vest
    • Wedding favors (bonbonniere)
    • Scarves

 

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