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ABOUT 
US

When clients come to us, they come with the knowledge and understanding to allow us to follow what we feel is right. Trusting us to guide you wholeheartedly on this journey, selecting only what is good for you as a client and employing vendors that resonate and enhance the aesthetic and enjoyment of your celebration or visit to South Africa and Mauritius.

 

As a small business, we focus on creating an exclusive and individual approach for our clientele only taking on a select amount of clients throughout the year, so it will be our sincere pleasure to assist you and we look forward to meeting you and laughing with you, what is life without happiness and laughter.

Jadee + Hayley x

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MEET THE TEAM

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Jadee Fernandes McGowan

Founder, mother and travel enthusiast.

 

Jadee's love for events and weddings began from an early age and dreamt of the day when she would create magical memories for clients from around the world, today that dream is a reality, with over 22 years in this beautiful industry.

 

Qualified in both fashion and floral design, including masterclass certification from the world-renowned Karen Tran with a love for decor and interiors, Jadee oversees styling and conceptualisation for each client.

 

Jadee is a hopeless romantic, detail orientated, attentive and meticulous when it comes to planning a celebration with a genuine passion for networking and spreading the Ubuntu spirit no matter where in the world.

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Hayley Trueman

Senior Planner, mother and gin enthusiast.

Hayley is an integral part of our team and having been in the industry for over 13 years she brings a wealth of knowledge, industry relationships and expertise to assist bringing any event to life.

 

Qualified in hospitality management and with a keen eye for detail, Hayley's personal approach and passion for events are all attributes that she holds to the highest standard.

 

Hayley exudes charm and takes absolute pride in exceeding our clients expectations and producing events that go above and beyond what they could have imagined.

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"Thank you both so so much for everything! It was everything and so much more than we could have ever imagined! Thank you for your support and guidance. You may have a few people wanting to use your services in the future from our recommendations, flawless."

Hannah and Padraig

"I have never before seen a real-life superwomen like Jadee Fernandes McGowan, ready set go, she is constantly on the move, always finding and exploring new ideas and trends for her clients, making it not just a special day but more an adventure, everlasting and unforgettable.

 

One of our biggest dreams is our wedding day, it’s what we dream of, continually saving Pinterest pictures, talking to our girlfriends about how we want the day to go, but during all this talk, making that dream a reality is hugely challenging.


A battle many people say is near impossible - Jadee, on the other hand, will go to just about any lengths to make your dream day become a reality and even more so she will add her own little sparkle to make your day even more spectacular. 

“It’s all about the detail” words to live by and never to forget when working on the Jadee Fernandes McGowan’s team, her attention to detail is immaculate. 

Happy client, happy life is the fuel most event planners runoff, however unlike any other,

 

Jadee runs on the basis of forming a friendship, a bond with each client - the word client is easily transformed into friend, she will go to any lengths to help another, she will move heaven and earth to make you feel at ease and comfortable, her aim is to serve, and serve she does, with fabulous hairstyles and always looking the part. 

You can be guaranteed your wish, no matter how heavy the decor, how crazy the idea, how long the hours - your wish will come true. 

As her social media portrays, Jadee is colorful, bursting with life, never dull, always finding happiness in her job, surrounded by friends, clients and family alike. Food is an art treasured and enjoyed with a passion! 

Nothing stops Jadee from bursting out with laughter, always smiling, this ever determined women, from getting things done”.

Alex-Deene, Summer Season Team 2019

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