MaxPhoto NY's opening shot of the bridal party lined up with their House of Dipali bouquets in hand lets us know its time to see Sarojanie walk down the aisle of the Da Mikele Illagio, meticulously planned by Royal Charms Inc.. It's filled with all of the couples family and friends dressed in their coolest threads. Sarojanie is unveiled and she looks amazing in her white dress with a train! See more ceremonial highlights of this affair in the complete gallery!
From the bride, on her favorite part of planning:
"As funny as it sounds, I really enjoyed the end. There were so many curveballs during the process that made me change course on my initial themes/schemes/thoughts; that I was unsure if it would all come together flawlessly. I was so estactic that it did. I loved that I was finally able to stand in front of everyone and proclaim my love for my husband in the most beautiful wedding venues and surrounded by all our close friends ad family."
On the wedding style:
"Given that I was having an interfaith wedding, I wanted to give a nod to the Arabic, Indo-Guyanese, and Puerto-Rican traditions and cultures. For the Hindu wedding festivities I chose to have a small, yet colorful henna night. For the ceremony, I wanted to have an old fashion theme dripping in influences of old Indian Royalty. I stuck to rich reds and golds for decor. For my dress, I wanted it to be heavy embroidered in gold thread vs dripping in stones. The style of Kamal's suit infused arabic influences. The reception theme evolved during the planning process. Initially, I wanted to have a very romantic theme, flooded with neutral and light colors (blush pinks, creams, golds, etc). We had some trouble finding the right blush dresses for the bridesmaids, so I opted to shift to a peach/pink, gold with a dark anchor color of navy blue. It was a very formal/black-tie affair vs "romantic". Everything I had dreamt of."
On a special moment:
"The looks on my parents' and husband's face. The involuntary smile that appeared on their faces when they saw me in my bridal lengha and bridal gown. It was indescribable."
On special details:
"Not to toot my own horn, however I lead most of the planning for the wedding from the very beginning. My dad (not mom) from the day I said yes, transformed into a DADZILLA. I worked around his demands to ensure that everyone was happy with the end result. My amazing planner was able to help with on-day coordination. Hasina and her team from Royal Charms were a god-sent."
The reception celebration is straight ahead!