A perfect ‘bespoke’ funeral is a matter of life and death

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A bar area with gold taps and alcohol, plush seating in a VIP marquee, a kiddie area, hostesses in matching gowns, designer clothes, luxury cars, and for some even a helicopter.

It may sound like a lavish wedding, but the reality is more sombre: South Africans are bringing bling to bespoke funerals to send off their loved ones in style...

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