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Riviera Maya, MX Pakistani Wedding by A&A Video Productions

The beachfront ceremony finally happened, and it was official! Iqra & Zain became husband and wife! Of course, you ladies, know what happens when such a milestone is reached. Party time! And what a party it was! When you are in Mexico for your nuptials, no less is expected. The cakes, treats and catering services of The Hard Rock Riviera Maya left everybody completely speechless and ready for all the dancing! Our newlyweds, as we can expect, came out looking out of this world. Indoor fireworks by PSAV as they entered the ballroom, gave them this noblesse vibe that we are so loving. But that is not all, to finish off their destination Pakistani wedding, the couple decided to throw a Farewell Boat Party, sailing the Caribbean seas in a private catamaran. Incredible isn't it? Want to experience more of this fairy tale gala? Head down to today's gallery for part two thanks to A&A Video Productions

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Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
Zain flew into my hometown in Virginia all the way from Texas with his entire family. I had the expectation that his family would come over for dinner at our house as they have done before. After their flight landed, I was texting Zain to make sure everything was okay, and providing details about dinner at our place. He wasn’t answering which was completely unusual of him. My parents then said they had to step out to run a quick errand and will be back shortly. I didn’t understand why my parents were leaving right before we were expecting guests. The next thing I know, I am all alone at home, confused about where everyone was. My sister then called me saying she was picking me up to pick up Zain’s family from their hotel. At that point, I was extremely sketched out and wondered why he wasn’t Uber-ing like he said. My sister drove out and we ended up at a small lake next to my neighborhood. My sister started running away from me so I followed her while extremely confused. From a distance a saw a bunch of people lined up on the sides of the pier and candles lit in the dusk. I walked closer and saw mine and Zain’s entire family and best friends lined up on the pier, with a trail of rose petals and candles along the entire pier. My favorite song “see the light” from the movie Tangled played whole as the sun was setting, and I ended at a heart-shaped from rose petals and candles, and Zain standing at the top of it. He then got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. It was so perfect and the best part was that everyone I love, was involved in such a big moment in my life. 

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.
Zain and I got engaged on September 16, 2017, and immediately started to brainstorm on how we wanted to have our wedding. We both decided that a destination wedding is what we wanted. It wasn't easy and took a lot of convincing for both of our families to agree. After all of our research, we decided to have our wedding in Riviera Maya, Mexico because of all the South Asian Wedding vendors that were available there.  At that point, all of my friends and families were thrilled and completely on board. We started by reaching out to different Travel Agencies, particularly the ones that specialized in South Asian Destination Weddings. We ended up going with DestaWed, and signed a contract with the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, MX through them. After signing with them, I decided to plan this wedding of 5 events on my own, as I used my experience of events and corporate planning into my own wedding. During the 1-year planning process, I worked with my Event Consultant for the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, which made my process as smooth as can be.

My destination wedding events kicked off with an elegant Welcome Dinner that was located on the Maracas Terrace overlooking the ocean. During this event I wanted all my guests to start feeling like they were at a wedding while also on vacation. I wore a custom made saree that went elegantly with my theme. I kicked the event off with a welcome speech, followed by a showcase of interactive Water Drums. The Water Drums caught all of my wedding guests in surprise and the party had officially begun. We ended the event with the classing wedding shoe game which made all of my guests laugh.

The second event we held was a Pakistani traditional event known as the mehndi. This event is filled with sweet feeding and dancing rituals. I wore a custom multi-colored lehenga which basically matched my LED dance floor. We kicked off this event with another show stopper surprise by including a fire show for our guests to enjoy. I kept the entertainment a secret throughout my planning process and my guests were astonished and enjoyed the spectacular show. We continued the event by having choreographed dances by my guests and myself. The event ended with an open dance floor and LED glow dhol fiesta.

The third event including my wedding ceremony. I decided to go with light coral and sea green colors to bring out the ambiance of an ocean wedding. My bridesmaids all wore a custom made sarees with white bedazzled tops and a combination of green and coral saree draping. The groomsmen all wore turquoise pants, with white tops and champagne suspenders. I wore a sea-green Pakistani dress with gold embroidery and jewelry to match. The groom wore a matching sea-green sherwani. The combinations of the bridal party outfits looked beautiful for a beach wedding. Since the ceremony took place during the sunny day, we chose the Gazebo that overlooked the ocean for our location. I entered in a horse and carriage and proceeded to walk down the aisle with both my mother and father. During the ceremony, Zain and I poured our hearts out and shared intimate vows in front of all of our guests. It was a tear-worthy and beautiful moment.

Our last event included our reception which took place in the ballroom at the Hard Rock Hotel. We had decided to do a grand entrance and had indoor fireworks go off at our entrance, and then more fireworks as we got on the dance floor. We had speeches, by our dads, sisters, and best friends. We also include a fun surprise by adding a Michael Jackson and Drake Father Daughter mix. During my first dance, we had our first set of confetti blast on the dance floor. Our guests enjoyed this event as we added 2 more confetti blasts during the open dance floor which caught them all in surprise and enjoyment. We exited with the classic sparklers send-off and hopped on our horse and carriage to take us back to our room.

To end the events, we decided to have a boat party in which we rented and sailed the Caribbean seas in a private catamaran.   It was the perfect ending to the destination wedding, as we finally were able to let loose and enjoy our vacation with our best friends.

My overall review for my wedding is that it blew my expectations beyond words. Every detail I had planned for was beyond exceptional. Having a destination wedding was the best decision I had made. There was no ounce of stress in bones the second I entered the resort. Every single one of my guests enjoyed their time with us and have spoken so highly of their experience. The advice I would like to give to future brides that want to have a destination wedding is to enjoy their planning process, as when the time of your wedding is here, it flies by so quickly. Also, do not stress about the guests that can’t make it. Not everyone you invite will have the time, or expenses to make it. All that matters is that you have the support of the people who do decide to come, and it will be a great time. 

How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
When shopping around for my wedding dresses, I knew I wanted something unique. Traditionally, Pakistani brides wear red on their wedding days. Since my wedding was going to take place on the beach, I wanted to wear more pastel colors for my ceremony. I went shopping in New Jersey and immediately fell in love with a custom sea-green bridal dress design that I thought would look perfect for a beach wedding. For my bridesmaid, I wanted to make sure their outfits were comfortable and light but also complimented my dress. I decided to create a custom sea green, and pink saree with embellished tops. All of my bridesmaids loved the design and the pictures looked amazing in front of the Caribbean sea.   

What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
My wedding planning experience was extremely fun, but a lot of worthwhile work. The best part of my experience planning a destination wedding was the site visit. I took a trip with my parents, maid of honor, and groom's parents to Hard Rock Hotel, Riviera Maya resort where I planned to hold all of my events. I was able to see and select all of my locations for the various events and actually envision my events put together. I spent an entire day meeting with my on-site coordinator and vendors to discuss the details for each event. I was able to be extremely productive and enjoy the resort which was harder to do during my wedding time. 

What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
My guests absolutely loved the vacation wedding they had attended. For many of my guests, this was the first destination wedding they had attended. The idea of having a wedding while on vacation was worthwhile for every single one of my guests. The Ceremony, in particular, was guests favorite. The romantic setting of exchanging vows on the beach set the tone of the entire wedding. it was such a beautiful moment that put smiles on everyone faces. 

Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
There is not a moment that I will forget about my wedding. During my reception, my father gave a heartfelt speech. That is one moment I will never forget. He talked about our relationship from when I was younger to now. That was the first time I had started to get emotional during the wedding. That exact moment is when it hit that I was going to start a new life, in a new city with my husband and my dad would be across states. We then had our first dance to "Tu Jo Mila" and ended with style by dancing to "In My Feelings" by Drake, and "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson. It was an amazing moment.

 

Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
There are so many things I learned during the wedding process. The best advice I would like to give to Brides-To-Be is to listen to your gut. There are so many people that will give you their opinions and will tell you what they think you should do. At the end of the day, this is your day and you will remember it for the rest of your life, so do you want you want and don't please others if you are hesitant. Wear that dress you want, have the decor you like, and have that destination wedding if you want to, because your guests will love you no matter what and this it truly is a magical day just for you and your Hubby-To-Be. 

 

Remember, more glam and glitter every day! 

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Venues: Hard Rock Riviera Maya | Catering: Hard Rock Riviera Maya | Cakes & Treats: Hard Rock Riviera Maya | Photography: A&A Video Productions | Planning & Design: Bride & Groom | Floral & Decor: Tulapania | Floral & Decor: Zuniga | Floral & Decor: Latin Asia Cancun | Hair & Makeup: Styling Trio | DJ: DJ Ashu | Baraat: Drums in Paradise | Bridal Fashions: Sameera Faridi Designs | Cinematography: A&A Photo Video | Bridal Draping/Sari Tying & Styling: Styling Trio | Fireworks: PSAV | Invitations & Wedding Stationery: A2Z Weeding Cards | Lighting: PSAV | Mehndi Artist: Priya Chandel | Travel Concierge: Desta Wed | Flame Show: Drums in Paradise | Water Drums: Drums in Paradise | Confetti Canon: PSAV | Catering for Welcome Party / Mehndi / Ceremony: Latin Asia


Riviera Maya, MX Pakistani Wedding by A&A Video Productions

Have you ever been to a pre-wedding welcome celebration that featured flame throwers and water drums? Well, Iqra & Zain sure did lit up the skies with their vision! Today's couple is one that was not afraid to experiment and to celebrate big time, and as we will see in today's gallery thanks to A&A Video Productions, the grandeur of it all was just too much to handle! Our couple definitely wanted their guests to feel as if they were on vacation, and it is safe to say that it was a total success! The Hard Rock Riviera Maya was the venue that hosted the extravaganza, and it was filled to the brim with color and detail, all of them reflecting Iqra & Zain's personalities. I am so loving the finesse of it all! Want to experience for yourself a taste of Pakistani traditions in Mexico? Head to our gallery of today and check it out!  

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Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
Zain flew into my hometown in Virginia all the way from Texas with his entire family. I had the expectation that his family would come over for dinner at our house as they have done before. After their flight landed, I was texting Zain to make sure everything was okay, and providing details about dinner at our place. He wasn’t answering which was completely unusual of him. My parents then said they had to step out to run a quick errand and will be back shortly. I didn’t understand why my parents were leaving right before we were expecting guests. The next thing I know, I am all alone at home, confused about where everyone was. My sister then called me saying she was picking me up to pick up Zain’s family from their hotel. At that point, I was extremely sketched out and wondered why he wasn’t Uber-ing like he said. My sister drove out and we ended up at a small lake next to my neighborhood. My sister started running away from me so I followed her while extremely confused. From a distance a saw a bunch of people lined up on the sides of the pier and candles lit in the dusk. I walked closer and saw mine and Zain’s entire family and best friends lined up on the pier, with a trail of rose petals and candles along the entire pier. My favorite song “see the light” from the movie Tangled played whole as the sun was setting, and I ended at a heart-shaped from rose petals and candles, and Zain standing at the top of it. He then got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. It was so perfect and the best part was that everyone I love, was involved in such a big moment in my life. 

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.
Zain and I got engaged on September 16, 2017, and immediately started to brainstorm on how we wanted to have our wedding. We both decided that a destination wedding is what we wanted. It wasn't easy and took a lot of convincing for both of our families to agree. After all of our research, we decided to have our wedding in Riviera Maya, Mexico because of all the South Asian Wedding vendors that were available there.  At that point, all of my friends and families were thrilled and completely on board. We started by reaching out to different Travel Agencies, particularly the ones that specialized in South Asian Destination Weddings. We ended up going with DestaWed, and signed a contract with the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, MX through them. After signing with them, I decided to plan this wedding of 5 events on my own, as I used my experience of events and corporate planning into my own wedding. During the 1-year planning process, I worked with my Event Consultant for the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, which made my process as smooth as can be.

My destination wedding events kicked off with an elegant Welcome Dinner that was located on the Maracas Terrace overlooking the ocean. During this event I wanted all my guests to start feeling like they were at a wedding while also on vacation. I wore a custom made saree that went elegantly with my theme. I kicked the event off with a welcome speech, followed by a showcase of interactive Water Drums. The Water Drums caught all of my wedding guests in surprise and the party had officially begun. We ended the event with the classing wedding shoe game which made all of my guests laugh.

The second event we held was a Pakistani traditional event known as the mehndi. This event is filled with sweet feeding and dancing rituals. I wore a custom multi-colored lehenga which basically matched my LED dance floor. We kicked off this event with another show stopper surprise by including a fire show for our guests to enjoy. I kept the entertainment a secret throughout my planning process and my guests were astonished and enjoyed the spectacular show. We continued the event by having choreographed dances by my guests and myself. The event ended with an open dance floor and LED glow dhol fiesta.

The third event including my wedding ceremony. I decided to go with light coral and sea green colors to bring out the ambiance of an ocean wedding. My bridesmaids all wore a custom made sarees with white bedazzled tops and a combination of green and coral saree draping. The groomsmen all wore turquoise pants, with white tops and champagne suspenders. I wore a sea-green Pakistani dress with gold embroidery and jewelry to match. The groom wore a matching sea-green sherwani. The combinations of the bridal party outfits looked beautiful for a beach wedding. Since the ceremony took place during the sunny day, we chose the Gazebo that overlooked the ocean for our location. I entered in a horse and carriage and proceeded to walk down the aisle with both my mother and father. During the ceremony, Zain and I poured our hearts out and shared intimate vows in front of all of our guests. It was a tear-worthy and beautiful moment.

Our last event included our reception which took place in the ballroom at the Hard Rock Hotel. We had decided to do a grand entrance and had indoor fireworks go off at our entrance, and then more fireworks as we got on the dance floor. We had speeches, by our dads, sisters, and best friends. We also include a fun surprise by adding a Michael Jackson and Drake Father Daughter mix. During my first dance, we had our first set of confetti blast on the dance floor. Our guests enjoyed this event as we added 2 more confetti blasts during the open dance floor which caught them all in surprise and enjoyment. We exited with the classic sparklers send-off and hopped on our horse and carriage to take us back to our room.

To end the events, we decided to have a boat party in which we rented and sailed the Caribbean seas in a private catamaran.   It was the perfect ending to the destination wedding, as we finally were able to let loose and enjoy our vacation with our best friends.

My overall review for my wedding is that it blew my expectations beyond words. Every detail I had planned for was beyond exceptional. Having a destination wedding was the best decision I had made. There was no ounce of stress in bones the second I entered the resort. Every single one of my guests enjoyed their time with us and have spoken so highly of their experience. The advice I would like to give to future brides that want to have a destination wedding is to enjoy their planning process, as when the time of your wedding is here, it flies by so quickly. Also, do not stress about the guests that can’t make it. Not everyone you invite will have the time, or expenses to make it. All that matters is that you have the support of the people who do decide to come, and it will be a great time. 

How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
When shopping around for my wedding dresses, I knew I wanted something unique. Traditionally, Pakistani brides wear red on their wedding days. Since my wedding was going to take place on the beach, I wanted to wear more pastel colors for my ceremony. I went shopping in New Jersey and immediately fell in love with a custom sea-green bridal dress design that I thought would look perfect for a beach wedding. For my bridesmaid, I wanted to make sure their outfits were comfortable and light but also complimented my dress. I decided to create a custom sea green, and pink saree with embellished tops. All of my bridesmaids loved the design and the pictures looked amazing in front of the Caribbean sea.   

What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
My wedding planning experience was extremely fun, but a lot of worthwhile work. The best part of my experience planning a destination wedding was the site visit. I took a trip with my parents, maid of honor, and groom's parents to Hard Rock Hotel, Riviera Maya resort where I planned to hold all of my events. I was able to see and select all of my locations for the various events and actually envision my events put together. I spent an entire day meeting with my on-site coordinator and vendors to discuss the details for each event. I was able to be extremely productive and enjoy the resort which was harder to do during my wedding time. 

What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
My guests absolutely loved the vacation wedding they had attended. For many of my guests, this was the first destination wedding they had attended. The idea of having a wedding while on vacation was worthwhile for every single one of my guests. The Ceremony, in particular, was guests favorite. The romantic setting of exchanging vows on the beach set the tone of the entire wedding. it was such a beautiful moment that put smiles on everyone faces. 

Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
There is not a moment that I will forget about my wedding. During my reception, my father gave a heartfelt speech. That is one moment I will never forget. He talked about our relationship from when I was younger to now. That was the first time I had started to get emotional during the wedding. That exact moment is when it hit that I was going to start a new life, in a new city with my husband and my dad would be across states. We then had our first dance to "Tu Jo Mila" and ended with style by dancing to "In My Feelings" by Drake, and "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson. It was an amazing moment.

 

Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
There are so many things I learned during the wedding process. The best advice I would like to give to Brides-To-Be is to listen to your gut. There are so many people that will give you their opinions and will tell you what they think you should do. At the end of the day, this is your day and you will remember it for the rest of your life, so do you want you want and don't please others if you are hesitant. Wear that dress you want, have the decor you like, and have that destination wedding if you want to, because your guests will love you no matter what and this it truly is a magical day just for you and your Hubby-To-Be. 

 

We know you want more of this gala, stick around for part two! 

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Pakistani
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color
Venues: Hard Rock Riviera Maya | Catering: Hard Rock Riviera Maya | Cakes & Treats: Hard Rock Riviera Maya | Photography: A&A Video Productions | Planning & Design: Bride & Groom | Floral & Decor: Tulapania | Floral & Decor: Zuniga | Floral & Decor: Latin Asia Cancun | Hair & Makeup: Styling Trio | DJ: DJ Ashu | Baraat: Drums in Paradise | Bridal Fashions: Sameera Faridi Designs | Cinematography: A&A Photo Video | Bridal Draping/Sari Tying & Styling: Styling Trio | Fireworks: PSAV | Invitations & Wedding Stationery: A2Z Weeding Cards | Lighting: PSAV | Mehndi Artist: Priya Chandel | Travel Concierge: Desta Wed | Flame Show: Drums in Paradise | Water Drums: Drums in Paradise | Confetti Canon: PSAV | Catering for Welcome Party / Mehndi / Ceremony: Latin Asia


Championsgate, FL Indian Wedding by Amita S Photographer

You guessed correctly, dolls, part two of Richa & Nikesh's incredibly heartwarming nuptials is here and we are absolutely loving it and ready to share it with you! After a ceremony for the ages, with all the right ingredients, it was time to move to the reception hall of The Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate for some party dose. Our now newlyweds recruited the talent of Volcanik Entertainment to live up the dance floor with all our favorite Bollywood tunes, and as we will see, there was not a single person not dancing! So much fun going on! When you are having lots of it, there is a risk of losing some glam in your hair or makeup. Lucky for our Maharani Richa, that wasn't a problem. Michele Renee The Studio truly brought her A-Game with this glamorous Indian bride style and you, ladies, can't miss it! Ready for more? Head down to our gallery of today for details. 

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Stick around, more glam and charm coming our way. 

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DJ: Volcanik Entertainment | Venues: Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate | Hair & Makeup: Michele Renee The Studio | Cinematographer: Riant Films | Photographer: Amita S Photographer | Planning & Design: Signature Weddings | Floral & Decor: Suhaag Garden | Catering: Aashirwad Restaurant | Catering: Khasiyat Restaurant | Cake & Treats: Sugar Sugar Cake Boutique | Draping/Styling: Suhaag Garden | Lighting: Suhaag Garden | Mehndi Artist: Tejal Henna


Championsgate, FL Indian Wedding by Amita S Photographer

Hey there, ladies! We are already in the middle of the week and we know exactly what you need for the rest of it. Some extraordinary bridal glam, color, and inspiration, of course! Today, we have a dreamy couple that knew exactly what they wanted for their day grand day of magic. Richa & Nikesh's vision comes to us from warm Florida and thanks to Amita S Photographer's striking skills. The Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate was looking absolutely terrific for both the ceremony and reception and the team from Suhaag Garden created the perfect ambiance for such an important day. Their floral and decor work truly brought that extra touch of magic to and already magical place. So alluring! Seriously, dolls, I am totally loving this couple's chosen color palette. So summery and elegant at the same time. You can't miss Maharani Richa's pre-wedding outfits! They are something else, to say the least! So, enough with words and let's get to the images for today's gallery, only here, in Maharani Weddings.     

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More to come in a bit! 

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DJ: Volcanik Entertainment | Venues: Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate | Baraat: Volcanik Entertainment | Hair & Makeup: Michele Renee The Studio | Cinematographer: Riant Films | Photographer: Amita S Photographer | Planning & Design: Signature Weddings | Floral & Decor: Suhaag Garden | Catering: Aashirwad Restaurant | Catering: Khasiyat Restaurant | Cake & Treats: Sugar Sugar Cake Boutique | Draping/Styling: Suhaag Garden | Lighting: Suhaag Garden | Mehndi Artist: Tejal Henna


Valencia, CA Indian Wedding by Greycard Photography

After both Sikh and Hindu ceremonies came to an end, it was time to change attires, put the dancing shoes on, and head down to the reception hall of the Hyatt Regency Valencia for the lavish celebration. Maharani Nisha just blew me away with her night time style saree. The wardrobe choice was this gorgeous baby pink dream with details in gold that was complemented by a hair and makeup work for the books! So heavenly! We can't also forget about the person who swept our bride from her feet into the aisle. Raja Ankush came out looking totally sharp with the classic groom look, of course giving it his own style! Everyone was absolutely ready to start celebrating the milestone of these two lovebirds and who better than Dj Scorpio to bring the house down with an over the top playlist? Ladies, I am loving this! Head down to our gallery of today thanks to Greycard Photography's artistry and join one more time, Nisha & Ankush on the most important day of their lives. Let's get to it!   

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
We met through a mutual friend. Ankush was studying in Mexico and I was living in Sacramento. Our first date was in Los Angeles. Ankush took me to an area where we could see the lights of LA. We had wonderful conversations but soon we realized the car battery had died. Stuck on a mountain and the only thought the came to our minds was to call my brother, who was also visiting, and was a mechanic. We both knew then that we wanted to see each other again. I knew he was the one when our phone conversations lasted 8+ hours and it continues to be as long 10 years later!
 
Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
Ankush flew me down to Los Angeles. He spent all day spoiling me. For dinner, he took me to dinner on the hilltop. In a private area he reserved, Ankush got on one knee and proposed. Ankush thanked me for being so patient and expressing how happy he was that we made it so far.
 
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.
Planning a wedding, we had to hire a wedding planner. Ankush has a big family in Los Angeles and I had a small family spread in England and all over California. I was living in Sacramento, California at the time. A few months later, I ended up getting a job in Los Angeles. Prior to moving, Ankush’s grandmother passed. Then one month before the wedding my grandfather had passed away. We knew we wanted to incorporate our grandparents on our special day. We booked the Hyatt in Valencia, California. It was close to our home and we loved how accommodating the venue was for us. The family would have plenty to do and the hotel was accommodating to our guests. Hair and makeup were so relaxing. In the morning, we finished 30 minutes early and spent time talking and relaxing. My outfit was very light with heavy thread work. I had one red chunni covering my head and a blush pink drapes on my shoulder. Our theme was a secret garden with lots of fresh flowers. The most important details were being family-oriented. I walked down the aisle with my parents and my grandfather who was so excited to go. I feel our grandparents were there in spirit.
 
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
I wasn’t sure what I wanted but I knew I wanted a beautiful red. I wanted to look simple and classy. I questioned my bridal jewelry because it was mint green. But when everything came together it looked beautiful. I felt royal. 
 
What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
The most enjoyable part of the planning process was getting my outfits and working with our wedding planner. 
 
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
Our guests loved how beautiful our two wedding ceremonies were and how it felt so family-oriented.
 
Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
Our first dance always replays in my head. Ankush’s cousin sang our first song. Everyone was brought to tears.
 
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.
Our sangeet was very classy. Ankush’s family had a lot of performances. The night before the wedding was also very simple but meaningful. 
 
Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
To enjoy the process and to not stress about every single detail. Also, hire a wedding planner!
 
Anything else you want to tell us? We'd love to hear all about your other details! (jewelry, mehndi, venue, cake, bouquets, etc.)
I went very frantic with my jewelry for the wedding and simple for the reception. Mehndi I booked as soon as I was engaged. I follow his work on Instagram and I knew instantly I wanted him to do my bridal henna. The cake was simple but we got owl cake toppers. I painted an owl picture for his birthday and every card we get for each other is owl themed. My bouquet I pressed after the wedding.

 

More weddings for our senses coming, stay with us!

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