Darlings, get ready to embark on a journey to Playa Mujeres, Mexico, as we check the stunning tale of Jigna & Alex. Indian Destination Wedding was indispensable in making their dreams a reality. With meticulous attention to detail and a deep understanding of cultural nuances, they orchestrated a seamless and enchanting experience for the couple and their guests. Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort set the stage for an unforgettable wedding celebration. Its picturesque setting and attentive service allowed their love to blossom and their dreams to come true, creating an everlasting bond that would last a lifetime. The ethereal venue came alive with enchantment, expertly brought to life by the talented team at Preeti Exclusive. Jigna's beauty, skillfully enhanced by the talented Alex Corbanez, reflected her inner radiance and joy as she got her hands adorned with henna artistry by Loto Mehndi. The guests were treated to an exquisite culinary experience courtesy of Patravali Indian Cuisine. The delightful beats by Premier Entertainment added rhythm to the festivities, beckoning everyone to hit the dance floor. Capturing every heartwarming moment was Federico Salmeron Photo, whose lens immortalized the essence of the day. Enjoy today's gallery!
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 used our amazing planner @Preetiexclusive to help us find all of our day of vendors, including venue/HMUA/decor and theme. Alex and I brought Pinterest boards and Google docs with photos of inspiration for what types of look and feel we were going for, and Preeti helped us figure out what we could achieve with the vendors in Mexico as well as our Resorts catalog of offerings. For outfits, I followed a bunch of designer Indian brands as soon as we got engaged so that I could get inspiration on bridal outfits as well as stores where I could find affordable options. My mom and dad also took a trip to India to find affordable outfits for some of our events as well as matching outfits for our immediate family.
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
My bridal lengha was actually not as big of a purchase as my sangeet and reception outfit. I knew I wanted a classic red dress that was timeless, so I went pretty basic. For the other events, I wanted to go for something more trendy or playful. For my sangeet, I got a pastel embroidered lengha from Chamee & Paalak, and for my reception, I got a white and gold floral embroidered lengha by Seema Gujral from ShopKynah.
What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
The most enjoyable part of the process was working together with Alex to make decisions on what did and didn't matter to us for our wedding. We knew we wanted this wedding to be intimate and fun, so we prioritized the things that would make lasting memories rather than trying to please others.
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
Our guests loved the food and the fun at our wedding. Our caterer @PatravaliCancun brought amazing flavors for us, and our DJ @DJAmbition brought so much hype to our wedding. Because our guest list was atypically small, each and every guest got to know each other and spend time with us - which is not common for a lot of South Asian weddings. That intimacy made this event all the more memorable and special.
Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
Alex (the groom) makes his own music, and we had his Best Man perform his original music at the wedding. @DJAmbition also surprised us on the dancefloor during our reception with his original music. It was an incredible feeling when everyone was singing along and jamming out to his own song. It felt like he was a rockstar!
Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
This is your day, don't let it become about other people.
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