Peter Nguyen Photography brings us a breathtaking affair today and these striking photos are sure to leave a great impression in our hearts! Sheena and Amir announced their love to the world with a wonderful celebration caught by the camera of this fantastic storyteller. As they prepared for their stellar moment, the photo team snapped the best angles of the couple and did not miss any moment. Maharani prepared a glorious look with the help of Boldface Beauty and decided to wear a unique white, pink and red lehenga from Sari Palace in Cerritos! Henna by Sheetal created romantic and intricate mehndi design that perfectly completed this dreamy bridal scene! The charming bridal party joined in turquoise and blue lehenga and the gentlemen matched the ladies outfit so perfectly well! All the sophisticated and elegant can be relived by the fascinating images in our full gallery!
Valencia, CA Indian Wedding by Peter Nguyen Studio
How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
We met on Tinder. The special part is that we technically met by mistake, a glitch in the geolocation of the app, but the glitch was life-changing! Amir was traveling to Los Angeles from Maryland for work. He popped up on my Tinder while he was in LA, but did not get back on there himself until he was back in Maryland..so I never should have popped up on his account. Once he landed back in Maryland and hopped on the app, swiped right on my profile, the app crashed! It somehow saved our match and we were able to start chatting from there.
Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
He disguised it as a late Valentine's Day date as we were both so busy with work and hadn't gotten the chance to celebrate on the actual holiday. He surprised me by picking me up from work mid-day and we went on a gondola ride in Huntington Beach. Mid-way through the ride I came across a floating message in a bottle. I thought it may just be a cute Valentine's Day note but as I opened it up and read the sweetest message, he got down on one knee to propose! I literally did not know it was happening until it just was. After that, he had planned a dinner for what I thought was just the two of us, but when I walked in to the restaurant, both of our families were there waiting! His family flew all the way from Maryland to LA to be there with us which was so special and fun. I thought we were still discussing ring designs, little did I know he was entertaining the conversation when everything was already done!
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
I wanted my bridal lengha to be a little different than the traditional red and gold, so I came up with the ombre idea of white/pink/red so I was able to have a little bit of the traditional color mixed in to my own unique idea. Working with Heeral at Sari Palace as great, she really helped me with creating the vision I had in my head, my dress turned out exactly as I wanted it!
What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
I honestly enjoyed the whole process. I told myself at the beginning to always remember this whole thing was being planned for a happy occasion, so the process should should mirror it. I didn't want to be too stressed out or unhappy like I heard many brides say, so I gave myself 1.5 years to plan. My parents were EXTREMELY helpful, I could not have done this without them. Seeing your relatives and family come together to really help out for such a big day is amazing, it truly shows how much people care.
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
Our dance floor! Amir and I both love to dance as do our friends..so it really made all the guests feel comfortable to get out there and stay there all night! I have never been to a reception where the dance floor stays as packed as it did all night, we truly had the best time seeing everyone enjoying themselves.
The ceremony is next, make sure to stop by.
Photography: Peter Nguyen Studio | Floral & Decor: Kumba Events | Hair & Makeup: Boldface Beauty | Wedding Catering: Jay Bharat | Catering Reception: Mantra | Bridal Fashion: Sari Palace in Cerritos | Mehndi Artis: Henna by Sheetal