Hello, Maharanis! Don't miss Palak & Naman's wedding celebration in today's Platinum Guide Blog.
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.
As a Covid Bride, postponing and replanning our wedding was definitely very stressful. We were fortunate to have had the best vendors that were very accommodating throughout the entire process. A big shout out would go out to our Day of Coordinator - Henna Patel. She took care of us from the beginning to the end of the journey in the most cool, calm, and collected way. Everyone was shocked at how organized and on schedule our wedding was, especially for an Indian wedding! Heena and her team allowed me to be stress-free and have fun throughout my entire wedding day.
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
I was set on a maroon colored bridal lengha but I didn't have a clear vision of the exact outfit that I wanted. I was not able to go to India for wedding shopping but my parents were able to. They would facetime me every night and show me every maroon outfit there was at the shop. Eventually, I picked out certain parts of different maroon outfits that I liked, to make my own. I absolutely loved the way my lengha turned out and am thankful for my parents for making it happen.
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
Me and Naman have been together for 11 years! One of our biggest blessings from this is that our families and friends have also known each other for a long time. Our wedding was not a celebration of two sides coming together, it was a celebration as a whole unit. I think this was something so special to have at our wedding and it brought a different type of energy to our wedding. Many guests told us how much fun and love they felt at our wedding and I would credit that to the energy brought by our close family and friends.
Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
Our wedding day truly was one of the most fun days that I have ever had, there were so many special moments throughout the day. A special moment that stands out to me was reading the letter that Naman wrote to me right before our first look. With all the adrenaline and emotions that come with the morning of a wedding, it is easy to lose sight of what is important. Reading the letter brought me back to the only thing that matters - my relationship with Naman. Naman's letter ended up being almost identical to the letter that I wrote him and at that moment, everything felt so right. I couldn't wait to go see Naman!
Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
The one thing that I kept in my mind throughout my wedding weekend was that this is the only time in my life where all of my favorite people will be under one roof at the same time. This helped me live in the moment, instead of focusing on things that might have been going wrong.