We are so excited to finally get the chance to share some exquisite photographs with you of our lovely American couple Alicia and Johan. Their timeless wedding celebration at Nooitgedacht Wine Estate just outside of Stellenbosch was truly memorable.

The 16th of January saw “who is who” of the music industry in Johannesburg come together at the stunning Summer Place venue in Hyde Park for the much awaited and anticipated nominees announcement of the 12th Metro FM Awards. Guests were welcomed in true VIP style on the black carpet by a jazz duo serenating with soft jazzy music leading into the poolside setting.

Incredible Destination Wedding

Friday, 11 January 2013 00:00

A grand spectacle unfolded earlier this week in Cape Town as a 20 strong team joined forces to send the first of its kind wedding express to the heart of Africa. Loaded with Cape Town’s most exclusive furniture, tableware, bar structures, chandeliers and AV equipment, the monstrous 50 foot container carrier hit the road, heading straight to Zambia. We are so excited for this incredible destination wedding, but for now, that’s all we are sharing… Our team is leaving for Zambia in less than a week, and we are sure to share our experience along the way with you.

Please help a great cause

Tuesday, 08 January 2013 10:16

The Aleit Group wish to kick off 2013 with benevolence and really want out fans, clients and industry friends to be a part of a really good cause. I, Aleit, wish to ask all of your personally to assist with donations. I am not great on email causes, but know Marianna Cronje’s husband personally. She was diagnosed with a very serious disease when she was just a toddler, Dextro Cardia with Situs Inversus…in simple terms, all of her internal organs are the wrong way around, including her heart.

12 12 12 - The Year End Of All Year Ends

Thursday, 13 December 2012 14:25

Thank you to everyone that made 12 12 12 the Year End of all Year Ends. For those who missed out, have a look at what went down at Cape Town City Hall last night...

Entertaining guests during the holiday season is an exciting but often overwhelming experience. Aleit has a solution to this. We'll be spending the next few days looking at Aleit's tips for being a great host.

Aleit Swanepoel gives creative ideas for catering, ideal for the festive season. Only on DEKATv, Sunday 9 December 2012.

Beach Weddings Part 1

Monday, 26 November 2012 08:28

A panoramic view of our majestic oceans, the sand beneath your feet and a picturesque setting – it’s easy to see why beach destination weddings are an undying trend.

We’re taking a walk down wedding memory lane. One of the most unforgettable celebrations that springs to mind is the stunning beach wedding of Shalin and Jerry at Birkenhead House captured by Jean Pierre Uys Photography.

Enjoy this visual feast.

We are very excited to share a first of its kind post-wedding teaser with you on this lovely Monday morning. Our stunning couple Alicia and Johan got married this weekend at the scenic Nooitgedacht Estate in Stellenbosch. Their romantic pastel setting captured the hearts of FJS Productions, who couldn’t resist getting creative on their iPhones. The result – an exciting glimpse of this unforgettable occasion.


DEKATv this Sunday at 18:00 on kykNET

Thursday, 15 November 2012 08:27

Be part of the DEKATv adventure this Sunday at 18:00 on kykNET. Aleit Swanepoel visits Leopard’s Leap Vineyards in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley.

Corporate Yearend Promotion

Tuesday, 13 November 2012 08:46

It is time to celebrate the completion of another fruitful year. The Aleit Group, in collaboration with some of the most prominent service providers, is launching a promotion not to be missed.

Aleit Swanepoel talks about his shopping trip to Kamers vol geskenke that took place at the gorgeous Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West.

Beach Weddings

Thursday, 08 November 2012 07:25

Summer in Cape Town is here at last and it is time to kick off the stilleto’s and enjoy the best of our world-class beaches! We love Lindy and Matt’s sunset portraits by Ryan Graham.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

Thursday, 08 November 2012 07:17

They are the ladies of the day, the right and lefts hands of the bride and they complement the style of the wedding flawlessly. The wedding party at Candice and Larry's wedding day illustrated this perfectly. What an incredible day! One for the books and one that will always be remembered at The Aleit Group.

Aimee and Marco: The Grand Finale

Friday, 02 November 2012 13:40

"The wedding day was quite surreal. After so much time planning this big day, it's a slight relief when it finally comes around. We had the best time ever and danced all night. I have to say we enjoyed every moment - with all our family and friends around us" Aimee says.

Aimee and Marco: Part 2

Friday, 02 November 2012 13:32

The guests were then led by Rus Nerwich playing the saxophone, to the pre-drinks area which was hosted in front of the main wedding venue. En route guests were entertained by the use of a Polaroid station – a excellent way to capture those candid guest shots!

Ines di Santo Bridal Couture

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 07:22

Born in Italy and educated all over Europe and South America, Ines Di Santo is recognized as a leading designer of evening and bridal couture. Using her signature hand-ruching and tailoring techniques, the Ines Di Santo Collection is known for marrying a sculpted, polished bodice with sumptuously layered skirts and romantic detailing.  The effect has garnered the brand an eager client base of discerning, and celebrity brides.

Taking art to a new level

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 10:52

Aleit and Kojabu Designs recently hosted and celebrated the art of three artists in Aleit’s home in Somerset West. Being Kojabu’s first exhibition, this unique experience certainly ‘brought art to the home’ and allowed exhibition-goers to experience these inspiring pieces in a warm and unpretentious atmosphere.  We are looking forward to the next one!
Read more about the artists here.

Aimee and Marco met through mutual friends while on holiday in Cape Town. In fact, Aimee's cousin was enjoying a summer romance with one of Marco's friends! This meeting however, was possibly the foundation of things to come but it was not to be an instant relationship. It was only when both Aimee and Marco had moved to Cape Town that a firm partnership developed.

The Wedding Flair of Days Gone By

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 11:11

We love the idea of walking down the aisle in a rare vintage wedding dress!