Good Morning, Maharanis! It is a pleasure to bring you an insight into the wedding celebration of Purvi & Vishal. This is an event that you are definitely going to love! To start, we wanted to make you feel part of the fun-loving and colorful Garba that was held at the imposing DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport. We are blown away by the decoration and the colors that B Unique & Elegant selected for this event and how well they complement each other to create a captivating, romantic and fun atmosphere. However, it was the presence, love, and joy of Purvi & Vishal that stole the scene. Our beautiful Maharani wore an elegant and stylish teal lengha with golden accents that matched perfectly with the attire chosen by Vishal. And you know how much we love when we see the couples wearing matching outfits! And what about the impressive makeup and hairstyle that Purvi was rocking. She looks breathtaking thanks to the stylish and exquisite makeup selection by Bridal By Nisha. The nude colors combined with the refined and classy hairstyle enhanced the delicate and natural beauty of our lovely Maharani and makes her look like a goddess. And if you were thinking that the photos were already amazing on their own, wait until you take a look at the film created by Peter Nguyen Studio feature on our Video Blog, it is the perfect complement for this top of the line session. So, get ready to enjoy this colorful gallery that we have prepared or you. You are going to love it!
Ontario, CA Indian Wedding by Peter Nguyen Studio
How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
We were introduced to each other by his sister. He got my phone number and we talked for 7 hours that night. The next day he booked a flight out to meet me and from that connection from our first date, we knew it was meant to be.
Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
Vishal told me he was on call at the hospital so I would not call him and my best friend, Tamanna, told me she needed girl time so she wanted to hang out with me and do brunch in the morning. Vishal then took a late night flight out to California and spent the night at a hotel in Orange County. In the morning, he bought flowers and laid them out in the shape of a heart on Crystal Cove beach. My friend then took me to the brunch spot on the beach and I see Vishal out of the corner of my eye next to big heart shaped flower petals on the sand. I immediately curse him out and walk towards him. He asks me to marry him. My parents and other friend are on the side videotaping everything.
Tell us how you went about planning your wedding, and your overall experience with the Venues, Hair & Makeup, Outfits, Decor Theme, and all of the other important details.
My best friend, Tamanna, helped a lot throughout the process. She is very organized and made me excel spreadsheets to help guide me through the process.
The Venue has never done a full on indian wedding and they kept changing things they said they would do originally. Would not recommend Doubletree Ontario.
Hair and Makeup: LuLu was great and very professional, she was always on time and does great work
Outfits: I loved all my outfits, they were all from India and my foi helped do last minute alterations
Decor: This took the most amount of time, I spent a lot of time picking colors and centerpieces. Everything turned out well.
DJ: Krish from FusionSounds was amazing and did an amazing job with lighting, dhol, and DJ. He played all the music my husband loved. I would recommend him to everyone.
Food: Mantra catered garba and reception, Sumit is very professional and gave great food and service. Swaminarayan mandir did the wedding, the food was good but they increased their price last minute during the event without letting us know.
Photography: would not recommend Peter Nguyen. His team was great, but he himself gets distracted very easily and you have to actively tell him what photos to take. He did not get any pictures of the food and during the events instead of taking photos, he was wandering around. His team members though are very focused and captured the best photos. He also promised to give us our video by March 27 and documentary edit by May 4 and still have not received anything.
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
I went shopping in India and had my foi and cousins help me. We went to several shops and I had red in my mind. It was very hard to shop in India, but I ended up falling in love with a red wine colored lehenga. As soon as my cousins saw it on me, they instantly said this was the one. It did take a couple days to find it and I almost settled on another one.
What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
Spending time with family for the different parts of the process. I got to spend lots of time with my cousins from India, who I rarely get to see because they are so far away.
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
They loved the entertainment at the reception and the food from Mantra during garba and reception.
Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
Our first dance, we recreated the Hero No. 1 song Sona kitna Sona and had the original music video playing on the projector.
Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
Pick the better vendors with the better reviews.
We have more of this lovely wedding for you. Join us on our next post, to attend the traditional and solemn wedding ceremony. You don't want to miss it!
DJ: Fusion Sounds | Hair & Makeup: Dolled up by Lulu | Photography: Peter Nguyen Studio | Hair & Makeup: Bridal By Nisha | Photography: Peter Nguyen Studio | Sangeet Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport | Ceremony & Reception Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport | Planning & Design: Nika Events | Decor: B Unique & Elegant | Catering: Mantra Indian Cuisine | Photo Booth: The PhotoBooth Guy