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Simone + Justin


It was a chance meeting while working on a cruise ship in Mexico that brought these two South Africa-born lovers together. Four years on, Justin popped the question on the most beautiful summer’s day in Cape Town. ‘I was completely unaware of what he planned for the day, besides going with my girlfriends for a picnic in Hout Bay. As we got to the to the picnic area, the girls gave me this letter that said, Follow the flowers to your life partner. At this time my heart started racing, and I didn’t know if I was crying or laughing with excitement. As I reached the bottom of the pathway to the end of the cliff, Justin was standing there all dressed up in his handsome tuxedo, feeling excited and super nervous. He had prepared a brilliant picnic lunch for us served by all his guy friends who were also dressed in suits. During our lunch he declared his love and told me to turn around and look up to the mountain. As I did that, all our friends were standing at the top of the mountain with a massive banner saying WILL YOU MARRY HIM? Wow, what a surprise! I suddenly turned back to him and there he was on one knee with the most gorgeous ring he had custom-made for me. I got such a shock I completely forgot to say yes! But yes it was indeed,’ recalls Simone. See the amazingly sweet details from their day below, with photography by Tiffany B Photographer.


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