Come along with me to Garden City, New York for Cynthia and Rahul's elegant Indian wedding affair! Qamar Photography gives us a first look at the couple working it in their wonderful ceremony fashion! Our Maharani looks like a living doll, thanks to hair and makeup artist Singhar by Ayesha, and mehndi maven Henna For All! The mocha-toned shadows bring out Cynthia's beautiful dark brown eyes! And look how ravishing she looks in her ruby-red lengha! Her trusty bridesmaids join in on the fun, dressed in royal blue saris! I love that extra pop of color! Then, it's off to the swanky Akbar Restaurant where a regal mandap by Wedding Design awaits our lovebirds for their heartwarming I do's! Don't you dare go anywhere because we've got the always entertaining Xtensive Sound Djs mixing it up on the one's and two's, but meanwhile, browse the gallery for more beauty tips!

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From the bride, on how they met:

"We met actually on a dating website but the moment we actually met after speaking to each other for 3 weeks we both knew this was going to work. I've never seen a bigger smile on a man's face til that day! Our connection was just incredible."

On the proposal:

"My proposal- a dinner cruise in NYC for my "birthday" as we were having dinner a hostess came up to us and said we were the "lucky couple who won a romantic setting on the private rooftop of the cruise." Being so excited we went! As soon as we got to the rooftop as I was taking in the beautiful view I then saw Rahul on one knee and a photographer capturing our moment. It was very memorable and breathtaking."

On the wedding style:

"I wanted a lot of gold! We wanted a very royal, beautiful, dramatic wedding; three main events in catering halls and 400 guests."

On her favorite part of planning:

"Getting to shop for our beautiful outfits. Decorations was my favorite to put together everything you dreamt of. All the colors, music, amazing venues."

On the lengha:

"Spending all that time on the Internet, you find styles you might like but once you actually start shopping, you instantly know that's my lengha! The mintue I saw it, I fell in love and knew I had to have it."

See the reception celebration, next!

Hair & Makeup: Singhar by Ayesha | Mehndi Artists: Henna For All | DJ: Xtensive Sound Djs | Venues: Da Mikele Illagio | Venues: Akbar Restaurant | Photography: Qamar Photography | Cinematography: Qamar Photography | Decor: Wedding Design