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Elegance and Beauty Unveiled: A Stunning Styled Shoot at Dennehof, Villiersdorp

Updated: Sep 21, 2023

Nestled in the picturesque heart of the Western Cape's Winelands, Dennehof in Villiersdorp is a hidden gem, a place where rustic charm meets natural beauty. This idyllic venue provided the perfect backdrop for a recent styled shoot that celebrated the artistry of hair styling, makeup, and nails. This enchanting collaboration brought together talented professionals to create a vision of elegance and beauty that left everyone in awe.

The Venue: Dennehof, Villiersdorp

Dennehof is a historic guest farm surrounded by lush vineyards and rolling hills, offering an ideal setting for capturing the essence of beauty and serenity. Its rustic charm, combined with the breathtaking natural surroundings, made it the perfect canvas for this styled shoot.

The Team of Experts:

Hair Stylist Extraordinaire (Hair By M): The shoot featured the expertise of a skilled hair stylist who transformed models' hair into a mesmerizing array of styles. From romantic updos to flowing curls, the stylist's creativity knew no bounds. The hair styling was a blend of modern trends and timeless elegance, reflecting the versatility and artistry of the hairstylist.

Mastery in Makeup (Simone Marais MUA): The makeup artist brought their A-game to the shoot, enhancing the models' natural beauty with a touch of glamour. From dewy, natural looks to bold, smoky eyes, the makeup artist's talent shone through. They seamlessly balanced the individuality of each model with the overall theme, creating looks that were both sophisticated and captivating.

Nailing It (Nails by Elizma): Nail art is an often-overlooked aspect of styling, but in this shoot, the nails were an integral part of the overall aesthetic. The nail artist showcased their skill with intricate designs, using a palette that complemented the shoot's color scheme. From subtle and understated to vibrant and eye-catching, the nail art added a unique dimension to the models' overall appearance.

The Theme: Elegance and Beauty

The styled shoot aimed to capture the essence of elegance and beauty in its purest form. The combination of soft, pastel hues and natural textures perfectly harmonized with the venue's rustic surroundings. Whether it was a model's flawless makeup, their perfectly styled hair, or their stunning nail art, each detail contributed to the overarching theme.

The Details:

  • Wedding Dresses (Whimsical Bridal Somerset West): The models were adorned in exquisite gowns and ensembles that added a touch of grace to the shoot. Flowing fabrics, delicate lace, and intricate beadwork highlighted the beauty of each model and complemented the overall aesthetic.

  • Floral Arrangements and Décor (Dennehof, Maricia van Rooyen): Lush floral arrangements served as both a backdrop and a focal point, adding a touch of romance and enchantment to the scenes. The blooms were thoughtfully chosen to align with the shoot's color palette and different themes.

The styled shoot at Dennehof in Villiersdorp was a testament to the artistry and creativity of the professionals involved. From the breathtaking venue to the skillful hair styling, makeup, and nail art, every aspect came together to create a vision of elegance and beauty that was nothing short of enchanting. This collaboration showcased how the interplay of talent, creativity, and a stunning location can result in a visual masterpiece that leaves a lasting impression.

Please see details below of all the vendors:

Hair By M:

Nails By Elizma:

Simone Marais MUA:

Model Jenelize Titus

Etienne Botha Wedding Photo and Video

Whimsical Bridal Somerset West:

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