Idols SA judge Somizi Mhlongo and Mohale Motaung’s traditional wedding was an extravaganza of epic proportions. The couple, dubbed #SomHale on social media, wed in a lavish traditional African ceremony at Kibler Park, Johannesburg on Saturday, September 28.
The couple had numerous, often matching outfit changes throughout the day. Their first look was designed by Gert Johan Coetzee, who was inspired by a North African theme.
Have a look at everything that went on at the spectacular event:
A host of local celebrities were in attendance, including Bonang Matheba, Casper Nyovest, Kelly Khumalo, Lerato Kganyago, Pearl Thusi, Julius Malema, and Thando Thabethe.
According to Liquid Image Consulting, the creative team behind the wedding, the pair had a particular dress code for guests. “Dresscode: #Somhale wanted to showcase African Tradition and they personally selected a region from Africa for each guest detailing what they should wear and sent extensive dress code mood boards to ensure everyone stayed on theme!!” they wrote in an Instagram post.
The wedding venue was royally decked out in a white and gold colour scheme.
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We have been blessed with an amazing team that made our wedding a huge success. This deco and marquee was just as whimsical as I had imagined it. @nono_events Hayi Shem I wash my hands. It’s no wonder ur the go to ppl for weddings and events. @liquidimageconsulting thank u for leading the team making sure that al logistics are in order. Guest liaison is on point. @zandisilenhlapo again my friend ur an amazing leader. Here’s to the next. The white wedding.
The eight-tiered tower cake and chandelier cakes were a sight to see.
According to Somizi, the couple will have their white wedding in January 2020.