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At Maharani Weddings, we believe that every bride deserves the fairytale wedding of her dreams! Here at MaharaniWeddings.com you will find glittering seeds of inspiration for every aspect of your upcoming wedding. In addition to profiling some of the most spectacular Indian weddings from around the globe through interviews, pictures, and videos, we also hand-pick and share a list of the best Indian wedding vendors in our Maharani Weddings Platinum Guide. From event planners to photographers, dj's, florists, cinematographers, makeup artists, mehndi artists, you name it... you’ll find connections to every resource you could ever need for all your wedding ceremonies and celebrations.

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Westbury, NY South Asian Wedding by Shuttersaund

Happy Thursday, Maharanis! Today is a good day to continue enriching our minds and creativity by taking a look at a new love story that is as beautiful as inspiring. So, make sure to have your notebook handy because Ayesha & Nur's wedding celebration is about to blow your mind with so many amazing and mesmerizing ideas! The long-awaited wedding day arrived, and these two lovebirds were more than prepared to unite their lives in marriage. They wanted to keep a memory of each and every moment of this life milestone that they decided to bring Shuttersaund on board to capture every single detail of this dreamy day. The day started with a romantic first look photoshoot leading to a Nikah ceremony officiated at the Islamic Center of LI, where Ayesha & Nur sealed the deal and professed their love and commitment to each other in the company of their family and friends. After the Nikah ceremony, it was time to head over to Leonard's Palazzo to celebrate the newlyweds in a traditional reception party enlivened by Glitz & Glamour Events. All the guests danced the night away and enjoyed the delicious plates prepared by The Cotillion and the sweet cake baked by Francesco's Bakery. And all we have to say is that this reception party was amazing beyond words. In case you were wondering who is responsible for so much amazingness, it is none other than the talented team from Royal Charms Floral and Decor. They nailed Ayesha & Nur's vision and delivered nothing but utter perfection. And talking about perfection, let's take a moment to admire the ravishing look of our gorgeous Maharani, who burst into the room looking like a princess of an Indian fairytale. She wore a swoon-worthy attire from Sabyasachi Mukherji, very well complemented with the exquisite pieces of jewelry from Meermankaa's collection. But her dreamy bridal look doesn' end there! Beauty By Tamanna took over Ayesha's beauty needs creating a traditional but glamorous look that praised her innate beauty, making her look like royalty. To crown this ultimate bridal look, she got a gorgeous Mehndi design by Sam Art Henna Contour, which added an extra touch of traditional flair to her already ravishing combination! Beauty and tradition at its best! Check more of this magical celebration on love in today's full gallery. It is an absolute visual delight that you'll love!

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
They say that soulmates are there to complete you. That a soulmate is your better half. I’ve never believed in that. I believe in me being whole and my soulmate being his whole. A soulmate is supposed to compliment you. Inspire you to be the best you can be at whatever it is that you want in life. A person who you can be unapologetically yourself with. Your person. Everyday I wake up with a heart of gratitude for God giving me “my person”. I met Nur on the campus of our university. Living in a technological, millennial era I had a friend request from him prior to. We both had mutual friends but I’ve never met him. Our first run in was at the campus coffee shop, where we were both in line and immediately I recognized him from the request. We looked at one another and that moment seemed like forever. As if time stood still. We didn’t say a word but that moment I still remember vividly, felt like I’ve known this person all my life. Later on that week, I walked into one of my classes and as fate would have it, the last remaining seat was next to him! We had the same class and from there our friendship began. Going to class was much more exciting because I knew he’ll be there. In between classes, we would spend hours just laughing over cups of coffee. We became best friends. I knew what I felt him, how much I grew to love him. I was fearful what if he didn’t feel the same way, what if I ruined what we have with wanting more. I didn’t know if he felt for me the way I felt for him. I decided to put my feelings on the side and start setting up blind dates for him! I just knew he would make any girl happy and I wanted him to be with someone. He was so confused to why I was doing that and a part of me was just as confused. Why couldn’t I just tell him how I felt? That created a space between us. He was confused to why I would try to set him up with someone when he thought the feelings between us were mutual. We didn’t speak for a few weeks until we met and he expressed how much he’s in love with me. I was over the moon and felt so relieved that he felt everything I did! From there our love story started and it’s been a journey of love, joy, happiness, tears. I wouldn’t want it to be any other way. We finally tied the knot with our dream wedding, surrounded by our family and friends. I love every moment of knowing I have a best friend before I have a husband. Someone who I can be myself with and love him through life’s every trial and tribulation. I love him because he’s a part of me but I love him even more for what I am with him. That’s our love story and it’s my favorite.

Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
The night of August 30th was the most surreal night of my life. That day wasn’t the happiest of days for me, I wasn’t feeling well and decided to take the day off from going into the office. Throughout the day I communicated to Nur about how I was feeling. That evening he decided to surprise me at home with the most beautiful bouquet of roses which I felt was the sweetest thing ever. To my surprise, that entire night was comprised of surprises. He wanted us to enjoy the night and persisted on grabbing dinner and drinks in the city. As hesitant as I was, I gave in to make him happy. It was the perfect summer night. We drove into the city and all I could remember is just how happy I was in that moment as the warm summer breeze swayed my hair into the summer night. Our laughter drowned out the noises of the city and time felt like it came to a standstill. He drove in front of a hotel and I was frazzled to why we weren’t at a restaurant but he assured me that we’re having dinner on the rooftop. We were getting ready to go in and he seemed to be busy on his phone, answering calls and texts and prolonging us going in which really irritated me. He said he needed a few mins to answer a conference call and that frustrated me even more. He stepped outside the car to take the call and when he got back I was just over it. We’re in the elevator going up to the rooftop and I was just so upset. He’s leading the way and as I walk into the outdoor space I hear our favorite song, “All of Me” by John Legend playing. I see my sisters there and from that moment I felt like time seemed to stand still. It was as if I was in a dream. The sun was setting and the entire sky was painted beautifully. He led me to the center of the rooftop and got on one knee. All I could remember is him saying “A summer night, our favorite song, a view above our city & you. I’ve waited six years for this.” He then pulled out the most gorgeous ring from his pocket and asked me to be his forever. Off course I said yes!!! Surrounded by the most important family and friends, every moment of that night felt as if I was lost in this dream. The night was perfect, the ring was perfect but the most important part of that night was being able to say yes to my best friend. To my soulmate because without him there wouldn’t be a me.

How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
Nur and my life long dream was to be a Sabyasachi Bride and Groom. I wanted to be a traditional Bengali bride, while keeping my personal style intact. For my nikkah ceremony, I was very specific about wearing a banarasi saree and in the color beige. Nur also wanted to keep it neutral, simple and wore the color beige. He opted for a classic beige quilted sherwani by Sabyasachi. He paired it with a beige and gold bordered shawl. After waiting for months, I also found "the saree" in the perfect shade of beige at the Sabyasachi store in Kolkata. For our reception, we had a different vision in mind. We wanted to go for a regal and timeless look. I've always had my eyes on Sabyasachi's maroon velvet lehengas and i knew i found the one the moment i saw his Fall 2019 collection. Nur decided to wear the classic black  sherwani with a gold benarasi churidar and a maroon velvet shawl, to match my maroon lehenga. We worked with the Sabysachi team remotely through various channels including media platforms, and communication channels, to place an order for our wedding attires. The experience was seamless and precise.

What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
The most enjoyable part of the planning process was spending more time with our family and friends. With everyone's insanely busy schedule, its always difficult to make plans with family and friends. But when there's an upcoming wedding, everyone takes a backseat from their daily lives to come together and get creative. During my planning process,  i was able to spend as much time as possible with my siblings, cousins, and best friends. The best memories i have from that time is shopping, trying on hundreds of outfits, dance practice, and running a thousand errands in a day, all while laughing and having a mental breakdown at once.

What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
Our wedding designers did a phenomenal job with our decor. All of our guests were taken back the moment they walked into the venue. They also couldn't stop raving about how much they enjoyed the food.

Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
The most special moment in our wedding was the first look. From the beginning of the day, I was extremely nervous and excited to see Nur. I wanted to have a first look, just to hold him one last time before becoming husband and wife. I remember feeling a thousand butterfies in my stomach as i walked up to Nur from behind and tapped his back. The best part of this was seeing his reaction as he saw me. That moment was one of the happiest moments of my life.

For events other than your ceremony, please tell us as much as you would like about the decor, style, dances, and all the special details.
For our Mehndi, we chose a theme of warm and the tropics. We decided to go with bright, vibrant arches of the most gorgeous roses, bright green foliages, and palm tree center pieces for the tables. My bridal party dressed in hues of greens. For our reception, we wanted a whimsical, romantic garden theme. thousands of white roses adorned the grand ballroom of the venue. Candles lit throughout the entire room, to create the most romantic, dreamlike atmosphere.

Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
Remember to enjoy every moment of the planning process. Don't overthink and stress yourself out over the small things. Do lots of research and book the right vendors who align with your concept and vision. Be very careful with your guest list. Work closely with your planner to make sure everything goes according to your vision.

We hope you've enjoyed today's feature as much as we did! Remember that we have new stories every day, so don't forget to join us tomorrow for more!

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Floral & Decor: Royal Charms Floral and Decor | Planning & Design: Royal Charms Planning and Design | Lighting: Royal Charms Floral and Decor | Sangeet Venue: Taj Mahal Party Hall | Ceremony Venue: Islamic Center of LI | Reception Venue: Leonard's Palazzo | Hair & Makeup: Beauty By Tamanna | Catering: The Cotillion | DJ: Glitz & Glamour Events | Bridal Fashion: Sabyasachi Mukherji | Bridal Jewelry: Meermankaa | Cake & Treats: Francesco's Bakery | Cinematography: Images By Aaron | Invitations & Wedding Stationery: Indian Wedding Cards | Mehndi Artist: Sam Art Henna Contour | Registry: Zola Wedding Registry | Photography (Nikah & Reception): Shuttersaund | Photography (Mehndi & Reception): Amir Hamja | Photography (Proposal): Ammar Habib


Birmingham, AL Indian Fusion Wedding by YNOT iMages

Happy Monday, darlings! We were dying to get back to you to take you on one of those visual journeys that we love so much. So, let's not wait any longer and get ready to enjoy all the beauty surrounding Aneesa & Vernon's wedding bash. You are going to love this multi-day fusion wedding as it packs tons of captivating moments and inspiring details, so it wouldn't be a bad idea to have your pen and notebook handy to write down your favorite ones! The first day of celebration started with a vibrant and colorful Sangeet celebrated inside the halls of Events at Haven. The interiors of this venue honored its name and transformed into a magical and heavenly setting thanks to the fabulous decor and floral arrangements crafted by HotHouse Design Studio. There was so much beauty overflowing from every corner of this venue, that we can't take our eyes away from the fabulous shots captured by YNOT iMages. For the second day of the wedding, it was time to carry on with the Christian ceremony hosted at the Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain Brook. And oh boy, we were amazed by the chic but modern style of this ceremony featuring a black, white, and gold color palette. So big kudos to Valia Rose Events, as they were the mastermind behind the planning and execution of this dreamy event! After the ceremony, it was time to celebrate the newlyweds with an elegant and luxurious reception party enlivened by B Brian Inc, who owned the stage, putting everyone to dance! This closing gala followed the line of amazingness set in all previous events and had perfection written all over the place. So much beauty and so much flair! But nothing compared to our gorgeous Aneesa, who looked like a goddess throughout the different ceremonies thanks to the exquisite makeup designed by Jayson Glenn, the glamorous hairstyle by MiRich Hair and the impressive Mehndi designed by Sonia's Threading & Spa. In between all the dancing, the delicious food prepared by BayLeaf, and the mouth-melting cake baked by Cakes by Kim, this closing gala got to an end. If you want to check more about this fabulous celebration, don't miss today's gallery!

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
While Aneesa was attending Tuskegee University, two of her sorority sisters decided to play match maker for their cousin, Vernon.  Vernon was a student at the University of Alabama- Birmingham at the time.  After weeks of talking on the phone, they decided to finally get together for dinner. The rest was history! 

Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
Vernon planned a proposal infront of Aneesa's mothers home.  After the proposal, we walk into the home to a surprise party with all of our friends and families.

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.
We first saw a beautiful marble invitation on Pinterest, and all of the other details were then built from that.  The style we went for was chic and modern with a Black, white & gold color palate.  From the cake to the dance floor—the theme was everywhere! We shared these ideas with our planners-- Valia Rose-- and they made it all possible!

How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
I used Utsav Fashion for my lengha.  I wanted something that had pink and gold in it.

What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
Vernon and I loved making our dreams ideas a reality. We saw so many ideas we loved on pinterest-- but having our planner help combine them all was amazing! They took all of our inspiration and made it one!

What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
Our guests loved all of the details that went into planning the event. The cookies at the Sangeet were so unique and such a fun gift for our guests.  Our invitations had a beautiful gold “A V” acrylic design on them.  This same design was used throughout the wedding, which tied everything together so nicely.

Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
The whole weekend was just so magical! The guests were full of excitement and the weekend just felt like the best party in the world.

Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
Have fun on your wedding day! The hard work is over, and now it is just time to enjoy everything.  Something is bound to go wrong (we had a groomsman rip his pants hours before the ceremony!)- so just laugh with the craziness.  It really is a once in a lifetime experience, so make the most out of the day.

We can't think of a better way to start the week off with the right foot! If you love this type of inspiring stories, don't forget to join us tomorrow for more!

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Mehndi Artists: Sonia's Threading & Spa | Sangeet Venue: Events at Haven | Ceremony & Reception Venue: Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain Brook | Planning & Design: Valia Rose Events | Floral & Decor: HotHouse Design Studio | Hair: MiRich Hair | Makeup: Jayson Glenn | Catering: BayLeaf | DJ: B Brian Inc | Cake: Cakes by Kim | Cookies & Treats: My Sweet Impact | Cinematography: J McCoy Photography & Videography | Bridal Draping/Sari Tying & Styling: On-Site Productions | Invitations & Wedding Stationery: LePenn Designs | Lighting: B Brian Inc | Rentals: Iconic Party Rentals | Rentals: Event Rentals Unlimited | Rentals: Georgia’s Party Rentals | Rentals: Nuage Designs | Transportation: Rare Transportation | Tuxedos: The Millionaires Collection | Valet: Apex Valet | Menswear for Christian Wedding: The Black Tux | Custom Props: Laced Vinyl Shoppe | Photography: YNOT iMages


Woodbury, NY Indian Wedding by Regal Palette Studio

Happy Wednesday, darlings! Today, we are delighted to share Sonam & Sujit's big wedding celebration with you. And believe us, there is so much beauty and flair packed into this spectacular event that it seemed taken out from the pages of an Indian fairytale. Everything surrounding this grand wedding celebration hosted at the Crest Hollow Country Club had perfection written all over the place. And once we find out who were the masterminds behind this dreamy celebration, it was quite obvious why everything turned out to be so perfect! Detailed Affairs Team took care of the coordination and execution based on the detailed planning done by the couple, and Stylish Events created the ideal environment, with fabulous decor that everyone loved! And the final result of this winning combo was nothing less than exceptional! In case you were wondering who glamorized and gave a royalty look to this Maharani, it was none other than Makeup By Khadija and Madame Exclusive, who took care of her beauty and fashion needs, respectively. And talking about royalty and beauty, let's take a moment to admire the dazzling jewelry Sonam got from New York Diamonds Inc and East West Jewelers Inc, simply amazing! Each accessory added an extra touch of elegance and allure to the overall look and complemented to perfection with the gorgeous Mehndi designed by Henna by Inder. After the ceremony, this wedding transition into an epic reception party enlivened by DJ USA, who played upbeat melodies that made everyone dance the night away. In between dances, emotive speeches, and the sweet treats prepared by The Paanwaala, this festive night got to an end. But if you are still craving for more of this lovely couple, don't miss today's awesome gallery. And if that is not enough, head over to our Video Blog to enjoy the marvelous film of this wedding. Both are creations of Regal Palette Studio, which means that there is nothing but perfection to be expected!

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
How we met:
Sujit and I have a love story like no other couple. Our love goes all the way back to 7th grade. Yes, 7th grade! We are middle school sweethearts. It was right at the end of the school day in April 2005 when Sujit first saw me in the hallway as I was rushing to the debate team. Sujit later told me how taken back he was by my beauty and he was trying to think of an excuse to talk to me before he missed his chance. As I was about to open the door of the staircase, he said “Excuse me, do you have 50 cents I can borrow?” Immediately he thought to himself, “Seriously, that’s the best you can come up with?” I looked at him like he was crazy and said “No, and I don’t even know you!” and then ran off to my after school activity.

We didn’t see each other again till a month later. We bumped into each other in the cafeteria during lunch. I was looking down at my phone (a flip phone at that time by the way) and on my way to buy some cookies, and he was talking to one of his friends when we both collided. We looked at each other with a smile. I said, “Hey! You’re the guy that wanted to borrow money from me!” And he smiled and said, “Can I borrow a $1” in a joking manner. I said, “You’re crazy! What do you even need it for??” He laughed and replied, “I just want some cookies!” I laughed and walked away smiling.

The friendship:
Two weeks later, our fate brought us together yet again. This time it was outside after school. I was with my best friend waiting for an after school program to start, but I was really craving an M&M McFlurry. Since we couldn’t leave, my friend and I asked one of our other friends if he could bring us ice cream from McDonald’s which was a few blocks away. We gave him money and 10 minutes later, he comes back with the McFlurry in his hand. He was also walking back and conversing with another guy. It was Sujit! Our friend walks over to us and says “Here you go! Oh, and this is my friend, Sujit”. Sujit and I smiled at each other and I said, “We’ve met”.

From there, Sujit and I became friends and couldn’t help but want to spend all of our free time with each other. We hung out during lunch and after school almost every day. I loved how kind and genuine Sujit was and Sujit loved how open and honest I was.

When we started dating:
Fast forward another month. Sujit’s math class was in the same room as my homeroom. On June 17th, 2005, when the dismissal bell rang, I was walking into homeroom, and Sujit pulled me to the side of the classroom. He took his hat off and looked into my eyes. He smiled and said “Sonam, will you do me the honor and go out with me?” We got interrupted by the math/homeroom teacher. The teacher said “Mr. Suchdev don’t you have to get to your homeroom? Ms. Kapoor please take your seat”. I looked at Sujit and said “I’ll meet you outside after school”.

Both of our hearts were racing as we impatiently waited for dismissal. Sujit was so nervous, he was worried I would say no. I was hesitant because I knew we were both very young to be dating, yet my heart was so drawn to Sujit and I knew there was something special between us.

We met outside in the courtyard and Sujit looked at me and said, “Well?”. I smiled and said, “Yes!” We hugged each other and immediately were surrounded by our friends who were clapping, how cliché, but this is what happened!

Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
Sujit proposed to me in the most romantic way ever! We had been dating for such a long time, so he wanted to make everything perfect. Sujit told me we had to attend a very important fundraiser his uncle was hosting the day after Thanksgiving. He also told me that he had an exclusive work holiday party that same night at 48 Lounge in NYC, so I should dress appropriately to attend both events. I was so confused how to dress since one event was a fundraiser and the other was at a lounge! I asked him if we could skip the holiday party since it would be a long day, and Sujit sent me a pic of the email invite from Steve Madden. He explained this was a very exclusive invite only event and showed me the flyer and how it wasn’t sent as a mass distribution email. I decided to go with a lace black dress, and paired it with my black Christian Loubitons. Sujit suggested I paint my nails red since it is attention grabbing for when we shake hands with people at the fundraiser.

November 23, 2018 finally came and I decided to pamper myself and got my hair blown out. I didn’t know it at the time, but Sujit called my hair dresser that morning and told her to make sure she did an extra nice job on my hair because he was going to propose. He told her “Please don’t make it obvious and don’t let her find out”.

3pm Sujit met me at my house to pick me up and I noticed he looked stressed and a little disoriented. I asked him if everything was okay, and he responded, “We have to help my uncle setup a few things at the venue and we are a little late”. I didn’t know at the time but Sujit was stressed because it was frigid cold and he was planning on proposing outside. He had actually come from the venue where him, his sister, my mom & my cousin were helping setup the proposal!
Sujit and I pulled into the parking lot at The Sterlings, in Bethpage and he immediately said, "There’s no cars here because no one is here yet". I was so confused because he mentioned we were late, but I didn’t bother asking. We step out of the car, and he said “We don’t have coat check so we should leave our jackets in the car”. I replied, “Well that’s ghetto”. He laughed and said, “Let’s go cutie”. I was shivering and quickly ran inside. (It was 20 degrees that day).

Sujit grabbed my hand and said, “It’s this way”. As we were walking to the hall in the back, he told me I looked so beautiful. We arrive at the hall, and he pushes the door open and the song “Differences” by Genuwine started playing (our song from 7th grade). I was so confused because there were photographers and a setup that looked like a proposal and I looked at Sujit & said, “Is this for me?” He smiled and said, “Yes”. I started crying immediately. I was waiting for this day for so long and my emotions got the best of me. Sujit walked me down a white carpet with purple rose petals, and purple balloons everywhere. (Purple is my favorite color.) He picked out the most romantic sonnet from Shakespeare and read it to me during the proposal. He popped the question with the most gorgeous cushion cut diamond ring and I was hysterical. I said, “Yes!” and we popped rose champagne (my favorite). Sujit planned out every little detail and I was so ecstatic. After finishing the glass of champagne, he turned to me & said, “I have another surprise for you”. I said, “What!?” Sujit said, “It’s outside”. He took my hand and led me outside, where there was an aerial banner flying around which read, “SONAM, I LOVE YOU. WILL YOU MARRY ME?” I was in shock because of how perfect this proposal was.

After taking our pictures with the photographer, I called my mom in excitement to tell her the good news. I told Sujit I wanted to go home to show her the ring but Sujit kept stalling. We made 3 stops before he finally took me home. I open the door and heard people scream "Congratulations!". It was my family and Sujit’s family all at the door. At this point, I understood why Sujit was stalling. He was stalling so my mom had enough time to get the family together to celebrate the big moment.
Fast forward a few hours, we say goodbye to everyone so we can drive into the city for the holiday work party. I was so sad I couldn’t hang out with my cousins longer, but knew this party was important to Sujit so I didn’t complain. We reached the city and parked a few blocks away from the lounge. As soon as we arrive, Sujit tells the hostess, “We’re here for the Steve Madden Party”, and she took both our coats and led us to the back. Out of nowhere a bunch of people scream “CONGRATULATIONS!” I was so caught off guard. Sujit gave me yet another surprise and invited all our friends out to celebrate with us. I said, “But what about the Steve Madden party!? There was a flyer, I’m so confused!” He said, “I had to do something to keep you surprised!” We partied all night with our friends and it was the best ending to the most perfect proposal!

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.
Don't let anyone tell you planning an Indian wedding in one year is enough time! Sujit and I got married exactly one year from the day he proposed, and boy did it feel like crunch time! It takes a village.

We looked at a few different venues, but ultimately fell in love with The Crest Hollow Country Club because of how well maintained it was and we loved their customer service and how attentive they were to our wedding needs.

I struggled with finding someone for hair and makeup because the MUA I originally wanted (I won't mention any names) was very rude and unaccommodating. After this bad experience, my wedding coordinator, Arun from the Detailed Affairs Team, suggested Makeup by Khadija. She was an absolute doll and I ended up becoming friends with her after the wedding. I loved every look and would definitely recommend her to all future brides!

My outfits were all from India and my mom found designers for us to work with to create the perfect sangeet, wedding and reception outfits for the wedding of my dreams! The sangeet and wedding lenghas were from Madame Exclusive and my reception dress was from LaPalette.

Our floral and decor, which was stunning for each and every event was from Stylish Events NY. Kashi, the owner, took the time to sit with Sujit and I and really understood our vision of how we wanted each event to look. My favorite decor was for the wedding ceremony. We went with the "Maharani Mandap" (how fitting) and had a platform catwalk for our walk down the isle.

For my henna, I knew I wanted Henna by Inder as soon as I saw her Instagram page. That was probably one of the easier decisions in the planning process. Inder did an amazing job and was very fun to chat with while she did my bridal henna.

We chose DJ USA to DJ all our events and they rocked the party! Sharad was amazing and very hands on during the planning process and everyone on the team was so professional. They DJ'd our engagement party as well, and we plan on using them for future events.

For our photos and videos we ended up going with Regal Palette Studio. I found them on Instagram and called and spoke to Hershey over the phone, and instantly knew they were the right fit. I appreciated his level of professionalism and patience when answering all our questions. Wedding planning is a very stressful process, but becomes easier when you have vendors who truly care about you. Sujit and I were very happy with RPS' work, and would book them again for future events.

Our catering was from Beneres and we are so happy we went with them. Our guests still tell us about how much they loved the food at each event. For the reception, we had specialty desserts from The Paanwala and oh my goodness... those paan shots were amazing! Worth every penny!

One week before our wedding, I came across @Inthedetailnyc Instagram page, and I am so happy I did. I worked with Manisha to create our wedding welcome sign and our signature drinks bar signs. She was very professional and was able to deliver my signs in just 3 days. The signs added a special touch to our wedding.

Shopping for our wedding bands was my favorite part. We worked with New York Diamonds, Inc. in the diamond district to customize beautiful matching wedding bands. My husband also bought my engagement ring from them. Anu and Neha are absolutely amazing and were very patient with us during the process.

Last, but not least, our wedding and reception went so smooth and without a hitch thanks to The Detailed Affairs team. Arun and his team were on top of everything! Without a doubt, I know if we didn't hire them, Sujit and I would've been so stressed. All our guests asked how we were so calm and looked stress free during the wedding, and it was all thanks to Arun and his team. I would recommend them to all future brides!

How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
I was saving up my vacation time for the wedding and honeymoon, so my mom went to India and did all my wedding shopping for me. She has great taste so I trusted her with picking all my outfits and jewelry. I always knew I wanted to wear a red lengha, but my mom did one better and helped me design a custom lengha with a beautiful matching veil. It was stunning and the jewelry she picked was equally as beautiful. From the gorgeous pink veil, down to the custom heart shaped latkans, the lengha was absolute perfection.

What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
EVERYTHING! We still get calls and messages about how fun it was. Our guests told us how much they loved the food at each event, our farewell vidai (in a helicopter), and the performances at our Sangeet!

Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
1. Our first look was so special and the moment was very precious. It was an emotional high and both Sujit and I teared up in joy when we first saw each other. I will never forget the twinkle in his eye when he saw me, his bride to be, moments before our wedding.

2. Our vidai was a special moment for us because we had a farewell in a helicopter. It was the first time Sujit and I flew in a chopper and it was so fun after such a serious goodbye to my family and loved ones. It was special to be with my husband and start the next chapter in our lives together flying away in a helicopter. How cinematic!

For events other than your ceremony, please tell us as much as you would like about the decor, style, dances, and all the special details.
The Sangeet was so special because of all the performances. My cousins, Sujit's siblings and cousins, my mom and aunts, Sujit's groomsmen, and me and my bridesmaids all did performances. Sujit's family even did a cute skit with all of them dancing together. We really felt like we were in a Bollywood movie!

I especially loved our look for the Sangeet night. Sujit and I wore matching green and silver outfits and everyone told us we looked like a King and Queen that night. My lengha was sparkling and the glam makeup and hair was the stunning finishing touch.

Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
Don't let the stress get to you! Easier said than done, but remember that this moment doesn't last forever. The wedding week especially, will fly by so fast and in the blink of an eye, it's all over. Try to enjoy every moment, and leave the stressing to everyone else. I am so grateful for my mom and maid of honor (my cousin Nikeeta), because they really worked hard to make sure I enjoyed every moment and that I didn't get wrapped up in any drama or wedding politics!

A new day, a new romantic story! And I don't know about you, but we can't get enough of these fabulous celebrations, they are so awesome! If you are like us, don't forget to join us tomorrow for more!

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Floral & Decor: Stylish Events | Venues: Crest Hollow Country Club | Planning & Design: Detailed Affairs Team | Hair & Makeup: Makeup By Khadija | Catering: Benares Restaurant & Catering | DJ: DJ USA | Baraat (Dhol): @royal_s_royal | Baraat Horse: Ride In Events | Bridal Fashion: Madame Exclusive | Bridal Jewelry: New York Diamonds Inc | Bridal Jewelry: East West Jewelers Inc | Special Desserts: The Paanwaala | Cinematography: Regal Palette Studio | Mehndi Artist: Henna by Inder | Vidai Helicopter: Artnetc | Signage: In The Detail | Groom’s Outfit: Diwan Saheb Official | Photography: Regal Palette Studio


Grand Rapids, MI Sikh Fusion Wedding by Syan Video Productions

Welcome back, darlings! If you loved Jasdeep & Paramdeep's Sikh wedding ceremony, their reception party will blow your mind! So get ready to have some fun and join us at the Trillium Event Center to take part in this unforgettable event. The halls of this venue transformed into a cornucopia of elegance, luxury, and traditional flair thanks to the talented and fully-experienced team from Formatic Events! And after seeing their excellent work during this entire wedding celebration, there is no doubt why they are well known for making dreamy events come to life! Everyone had a great time celebrating the newlyweds. And we want to make a big shoutout to DJ Epic as he enlivened every moment of this closing gala and made everyone dance the night away by setting the dancefloor on fire with upbeat melodies and the latest Bollywood hits. Hands down, having him on board was a great decision as he took this reception party to the next level. And we would have died to have the honor to have been there as every single shot captured by Syan Video Productions showcases so much beauty, fun, and emotions that it makes you want to dance! If you can't get enough of this lovely couple and wish to relive every moment of this closing gala, don't miss this fantastic gallery that we have prepared for your today. It will not only brighten up your day, but it will make your inspiration flow as it packs tons of ideas for you to start planning your dream wedding. So wait no more, take your pen and notebooks with you and get ready to be fully amazed and inspired!

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That is all for today, darlings. Make sure to join us tomorrow for more. Same place, same time!

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Sangeet Venue: Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids | Ceremony Venue: Grand Rapid Gurudwara Sahib | Reception Venue: Trillium Event Center | Planning & Design: Formatic Events | Floral & Decor: Formatic Events | Hair & Makeup: Noor Painters | DJ: DJ Epic | Baraat: DJ Epic | Bridal Fashion: From India | Bridal Jewelry: From India | Cake & Treats: Family | Cinematography: Syan Video Productions | Bridal Draping/Sari Tying & Styling: Noor Painters | Event Designer: Formatic Events | Favors: Formatic Events | Fireworks: DJ Epic | Invitations & Wedding Stationery: Formatic Events | Lighting: DJ Epic | Mehndi Artist: Family | Photography: Syan Video Productions


Toronto, Canada Indian Fusion Wedding by Samantha Ong Photography

Hello there, beauty queens! Are you ready to have some fun? We know you are! So, join us today at the Chateau Le Jardin to take part in the fabulous reception party that concluded with Anum & Hussain's wedding festivities. Once again, Tradinoi Events took the lead in the planning and execution of this event, delivering nothing but utter perfection. Simply take a look at the visual masterpieces below, captured by the talented and fully experienced team at Samantha Ong Photography, everything was amazing beyond words. But this level of amazingness could not have been possible without the traditional and glamorous decor put together by S2 Event Decor. It was spectacular! All the beauty in the hall mirrored the fabulous look of our gorgeous Maharani who attended this reception wearing a mesmerizing Saree from Sanam Tamanna's collection and looking like royalty after being pampered by Glamour Studio, who took care of her exquisite makeup and wavy hairstyle. The entire night was a cornucopia of charm, delicacy, traditional flair, and of course, lots of love! Everyone had a great time celebrating the life milestone of this lovely duo and dancing the night away to the beats of DJ Emporium, who enlivened every moment of this gala. If you can't get enough of this magical wedding reception, you might want to spend some extra time in today's gallery. It is worth the while! Quick advice: Make sure to have some spare time because there is so much beauty and flair to admire that you might lose track of time with these visual masterpieces!

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That is all for today, Maharanis! Have a great rest of the day, and don't forget to join us tomorrow for more!

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Ceremony Venue: Ismaili Centre Toronto | Reception Venue: Chateau Le Jardin | Planning & Design: Tradinoi Events | Floral & Decor: S2 Event Decor | Hair & Makeup: Glamour Studio | DJ: DJ Emporium | Bridal Fashion: Sanam Tamanna | Photography: Samantha Ong Photography


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