As Lizelle has become one of our most regular contributors we have decided to keep record of her donations in one page moving forward. This page will be updated periodically with dates and photos added to the accompanying album. 19 September 2018; 13 November 2018; 7 and 13 February 2019; 25 March 2019; 17 April […]
Elmarie is one of our newest seamstress volunteers helping us out in her spare time! But truly, she does much more than just that. Today she brought us two special ties for our boy gowns! Thank you Elmarie! Eric Elronde and the TAGI team.
As Trudie’s organisation grows, so does the gowns she no longer can use. As her donations will be ongoing we have decided to keep record of her donations in one page moving forward. This page will be updated periodically with dates and photos added to the accompanying album. 2 October 2018 – 1 wedding gown […]
As Esme is donating regularly, this page will serve as her donations page. I met Esme last year as we were busy renovating our new office. Amidst the dust and chaos she dropped of some lovely donations. On 26 Marche she came back with another container full of goodies for us! A wedding gown, an […]
Charlene had her wedding gown made in 1991. The real special part is how her wedding gown was made from the train of her mother-in-laws’ wedding gown – truly keeping in the spirit of TAGI! Although her wedding gown was made in 1991, the original gown was made in 1965! Thank you Charlene for sharing […]
This wedding gown is overlaid with organza and features striking bead detail. Thank you Wendy for sharing your special gown with us. Eric Elronde and the TAGI team.
I first came into contact with Nicci when TAGI was still very much in an infancy stage – If I remember correctly, at that time TAGI was still only a CSI project of my former fashion house. Unfortunately we were unable to assist her, or doulas in general, as we simply did not have the […]
Although the design is simplistic, it is still stately with the huge train and bow detail on the back. Thank you Juliet for sharing your special dress with us. Eric Elronde and the TAGI team.
I always find it interesting how the different pieces in life fits together. With TAGI having been granted PBO status came the requirement of our books needing to be audited once a year. So I wrote emails to several institutions to respectfully ask if they would consider sponsoring their services to us as we know […]
Susan is the older sister of Karien Haywood, who also donated her wedding gown to us. Susan’s husband passed away a few years ago and this excerpt in her letter speaks to that “Met die leemte in my hart kan ek nou my pragtige rok aan mense skenk wat hopenlik vertroosting en liefde daarmee sal […]