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Piscataway, NJ Stylized Photoshoot by John Martin Productions

If you are looking for some big inspiration for your big day, you are a fashion lover, or simply want to embrace your inner Maharani, we've got your back! We couldn't resist unfolding this marvelous inspiration guide shot in Aishas Wedding Decor's warehouse by the highly acclaimed John Martin Productions' team. In a collaborative effort with this excellent photo team, Karamjit Bhinder was the mastermind behind each scenario's planning and design concept. Each space was transformed by Aishas Wedding Decor under Karamjit's guidance. The expert squad brought all the decorative elements together seamlessly for each frame. Opting for a striking color palette that included bright yellow mint, pink and even black! We love how these beauties look absolutely gorgeous wearing different shades and patterns for their intricately embellished lehengas. All looks are guaranteed to steal the show and can be easily translated into real wedding outfits. I especially love how each ensemble was paired with a dupatta and perfectly accessorised with Panache Styles' bracelets, necklaces, and even nose rings. Perfect for any bride opting for a royal look! Being naturally blessed with beautiful features and princess' hair, most Indian brides can grab some major inspo of the updos and makeup looks Jassi Kaur created and adapt them to their big day trousseau. Oh my! Without much ado, let's start daydreaming with this fabulous Stylized photoshoot. Click on our complete gallery now!

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For those ladies who are always on the lookout for chic trends, and latest fashion inspiration we hoped you enjoyed today's feature! See you tomorrow. 

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Hair & Makeup: Looks by Jassi | Floral & Decor: Aishas Wedding Decor | Photography: John Martin Productions | Venues: Aishas Wedding Decor | Planner of Stylized Shoot: Karamjit Bhinder | Designer: Karamjit Bhinder | Bridal Jewelry: Panache Styles | Model: Sumeet KB | Model: Karishma Malhotra


Florham Park, NJ Indian Wedding by Studio Nine Photography + Cinema

Good morning, Maharanis! We were dying to get back to you on this fresh new week to bring you the best of Indian weddings, which is what we do here at Maharani Weddings. Today we have a special event for you as we are double featuring Natasha & Harsh's big wedding bash. That's right! We have a visual masterpiece that you can relive in today's Video Blog. And we also have the fantastic gallery below, thanks to the talent from Studio Nine Photography + Cinema. The exclusive Brooklake Country Club was the venue of choice selected by our lovely duo to host their dreamed wedding. Our gorgeous Maharani walked down the aisle dazzling everyone with her incommensurable beauty and elegance, showcasing a spectacular Mehndi designed by Mehndikalogie. And all we have to say is that we were rendered speechless over such ravishing look! Once the lovely ceremony ended, an unforgettable wedding reception started, and everyone enjoyed every single minute of it. To turn this gala into an epic party, our friends from DJ RAJ Entertainment & Event Lighting jumped into the stage and played their phenomenal beats that set the dancefloor on fire! In between all the dancing and the delicious food prepared by Chand Palace, who delighted everyone with a culinary experience like no other, the night got tot an end! If you want to relive this moment, don't forget to take a look at today's gallery. You will love every bit of it!

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
Harsh and I met at Quinnipiac University during a South Asian Society meeting. My favorite part of how we met is that we really just started as friends, he was my best friend for while before we recognized how we felt about each other. To date, he is the one person I can always count on and knows exactly how to talk me through any situation (even when I was freaking out about wedding planning). I suppose I knew he was the one when I felt comfortable being my weirdo self around him. That comfort level is everything.

Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
Harsh and I had done long distance for a few years so we always met at the same spot in Hoboken every Friday after work. Those were the best Fridays, we'd grab food, get some dessert, and then just sit by the water and watch the beautiful city skyline. So, when Harsh proposed, we were watching the same city skyline right before grabbing a bite to eat. Unfortunately, it was December and negative eleven degrees. But, fortunately, there wasn't a single person in sight and we had that perfect little moment all to ourselves. Afterwards, we grabbed a bite to eat at our favorite pizza place in Hoboken, Grimaldi's, and then went to my house where our whole family was waiting to celebrate with us. 

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.
I started with the big things like venues, catering, photography/videography, and decor first. Then moved into DJ, hair/makeup, mehndi, and outfits. I did a ton of research, followed a lot of different vendors on Instagram to get a feel of their work, and really made sure I knew the market/pricing. I had schedules for each day, informed my vendors and family of those schedules, and had every detail planned out of the events. Honestly, it was all so so worth it. I was shocked we stayed on schedule and that we were even able to enjoy the food at our own wedding! I really trusted the vendors we chose, they produced great quality work and were very efficient so my overall experience was really great. Everyone was so great about timing and about doing everything they could to make our wedding as special as possible. Would highly recommend all of the vendors we selected.

How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
Our wedding was in the Fall so I really wanted to embrace some Fall colors. So, I chose maroon and blush pink for the wedding outfit, mustard yellow for the Sangeet, and mauve for the reception. I LOVED all of my outfits. I had zero time to go to India for them so I followed a lot of different vendors on Instagram and that's where I found Walia Jones. They made it SO easy for me and my outfits were custom made so beautifully thanks to them. I had a vision and they helped bring it to life. They completed the outfits and shipped everything very quickly so I definitely appreciated that. In general, I knew what I wanted, the style, the colors, and looked through a ton of pictures to customize the outfits how I wanted them. Loved my experience with Walia Jones and would highly recommend!

What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
To be truthful, I didn't enjoy the planning. It was stressful, tedious, and took up every weekend until the day of the wedding. However, the actual wedding weekend, I was the most relaxed I had been in months because all that planning and stress was finally paying off. My favorite part was starting the events and watching everyone enjoy something I knew I put a lot of work into. Other than that, the food tasting hands down was my other favorite part lol, Chand Palace did an excellent job with the taste and presentation. Very easy to work with them and they make some quality food.

What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
The outdoor scenery at Brooklake Country Club. I think our guests took as many pictures outside in front of the golf course as we did. That view is so breathtaking and the day of the wedding was cloudy but the temperature was perfect. Since it was cloudy, our pictures came out perfect. Other than that, I think they enjoyed the food and DJ a lot.

Anything else you want to tell us? We'd love to hear all about your other details! (jewelry, mehndi, venue, cake, bouquets, etc.)
One thing I really wanted to make sure was special and done well was my mehndi. I wanted a certain symbol incorporated in it because it's something that means a lot to both me and Harsh. When Harsh and I first started dating, he gave me a necklace with a dopamine molecule and it was my favorite gift from him because I felt that he truly understood how much I love nerdy things like that. I love that I was able to incorporate the dopamine molecule into my mehndi. It was something we shared years ago and Mehndikalogie was able to make it part of my wedding day - it meant a lot!

We have more prepared for you. So, make sure to joins us tomorrow as we still have tons of inspiring stories to share with you!

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DJ: DJ RAJ Entertainment & Event Lighting | Photography: Studio Nine Photography + Cinema | Catering: Chand Palace | Venues: Brooklake Country Club | Mehndi Artists: Mehndikalogie | Cinematography: Studio Nine Photography + Cinema | Planning & Design: Bride | Floral & Decor: Mandaps by Dhoom | Hair & Makeup: Glow By Herneet | Bridal Fashions: Walia Jones


San Diego, CA Indian Fusion Wedding by Indian Wedding Snap

Happy Friday, beautiful Maharanis! We are concluding this fabulous week with a phenomenal wedding event! Today we are pleased to present to you the beauty that surrounded Padmini & Imran's wedding celebration. To begin this journey, let me take you to the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina, the perfect venue chosen by our lovebirds to celebrate their promise of eternal love. The winning combination of Holly Kalkin on the planning and design and the excellent decoration crafted by Excellent Designs turned this gala into a perfect and memorable event. Speaking about perfection, we were enchanted by the beauty that Padmini displayed during the entire festivities. Hands down, she made the right call by choosing Enchant by Nihala for her beauty needs. The different halls used for the wedding events overflowed with merriment and traditional flair, leaving everyone speechless. And we want to do a big shoutout to Walkrich Signature Events as they created a spectacular scheme of lights that set the mood for the different activities. Today you can relive this moment by visiting this jaw-dropping gallery put together by Indian Wedding Snap. We are more than sure you get tons of inspiring ideas to start planning your ultimate dreamed wedding!

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Enjoy your weekend, and make sure to join us on Monday for more!

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Venues: Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina | Hair & Makeup: Enchant by Nihala | Planning & Design: Holly Kalkin | Floral & Decor: Excellent Designs | Catering: Natraj Catering and Restaurants | DJ: Sound Nation | Cake & Treats: Cute Cakes | Cinematography / Photography: Indian Wedding Snap | Lighting: Walkrich Signature Events | Photo Booth: Pixster


Scottsdale, AZ Indian Fusion Wedding by Rachel Solomon Photography

Good morning, Maharanis! I hope you are having a fantastic day. This week is almost over, and we don't want to end it without bringing you a new lovely event that, without a doubt, will fill you with many emotions and inspiring ideas to create your dreamed wedding. Today we are pleased to present to you the marvelous wedding celebration between Supriya & Steven, today's lovely duo. You will love how two different cultures mingled together and became one to celebrate the eternal love of their favorites. The McCormick Ranch Golf Club hosted the pre-wedding celebrations, and the Royal Palms Resort and Spa was chosen to host the fusion wedding ceremony and wedding reception. Let me tell you that our lovebirds made the right decision by choosing these venues as they not only met but exceeded all expectations! Everything was perfectly trimmed and planned by Laurie Stricklin, who took made this wedding unique and unforgettable. Just lovely! Supriya, our gorgeous Maharani, dazzled everyone with her innate beauty. And let's not forget about the fantastic Mehndi art designed by Henna by Purvi. It was the crown jewel to her royal presence. The reception party was epic, and this was thanks to the phenomenal beats played by DJ Adi and the live performance of Lucky Devils Band. You are invited to relive this moment by visiting today's gallery, thanks to the spectacular shots captured by Rachel Solomon Photography. I know that you will be amazed by every single detail of it!

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
I met Stevie on January 4th, 2018, following an introduction on the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel. Our first date was on the day that the Bomb Cyclone blanketed New York City in snow. We met for drinks at Bobby Van's near Grand Central Station, because it was one of the few places that remained open. Time seemed to pause, along with the outside world, as we chatted for hours!
 
I was struck by Stevie’s quiet confidence, wit, and uncanny familiarity. I felt as though I already knew him -- on our first date alone, there was an easy and natural balance between us. To my friends, I referred to him as “Steady Stevie," and that last part has stuck. Within just a few weeks of dating, I told my mom (much to her alarm) that I knew I was going to marry him. We ultimately chose January 4th as our wedding day, as it is also the date we met!
 
Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
A year after we met, Stevie fittingly chose to propose in Grand Central Station on a beautiful evening in January! I met up with him at Grand Central Oyster Bar. We checked our coats and grabbed a glass of wine at the bar. Curiously, the Maître D' (who was in on it) said there would be a long wait even though the place was empty. So to kill time, we drifted over to the Whispering Gallery and eventually the Main Concourse. There, Stevie told me we were going on a journey; which train did I think we were taking? Perplexed, my concern was that we had left our coats (and wine!) at the restaurant. He said not to worry, and gestured at the balcony overlooking the concourse, where I suddenly saw my parents waving. When I turned back around, Stevie was on one knee, with heartfelt words and a big smile on his face.
 
The rest of the night is a blur of glee -- champagne and hors d'oeuvres with my family at Bobby Vans (where we had our first date), a casual pit stop to see Hamilton on Broadway, and a surprise afterparty at my favorite bar, Ted's, where my brother had gathered a group of our closest friends! The night ended at 4 am, with Dollar Pizza on 3rd Avenue. We will forever thank New York City for bringing us together, a boy from Arizona and a girl from India.
 
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 had a destination wedding in my groom's hometown of Scottsdale, Arizona. Since we live in New York, we found ourselves in the capable hands of my Arizona wedding planner, Laurie Stricklin! I had weekly calls with Laurie, who would find vendors to match my ideas. We also had 3-weekend trips to  finalize decisions in person.
 
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
I had a vision for my white wedding dress being ultra-feminine with lots of lace detail. I went shopping with my mom at Kleinfeld Bridal and immediately fell in love with a gorgeous Pnina Tornai off-shoulder neckline and sheer lace bodice. The designer herself, Pnina, was there in person and helped me customize the rest of the dress: a soft A-line silhouette with a modest train. I have a video with her, as I said Yes to the Dress!
 
For my Sangeet lengha, I found myself drawn to modern Indian design, as opposed to the more traditional heavily-beaded florals. I've always loved vibrant colors and patterns, and so I chose a bright turquoise + pink lengha with gold accents! With my groom in gold, and our wedding party in teal and pink, we felt it all came together really well.
 
What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
We know we come from very different backgrounds, cultures, and religious traditions. So throughout the planning process, our North Star was the idea of "One True Fusion Ceremony," which was a lot of fun to brainstorm!
 
We wanted the important elements of each of us represented. I wore a white dress as a nod to Stevie’s culture, and he wore an Indian suit for me. My bridesmaids represented my tradition in red lenghas, and the groomsmen represented his culture, in black tuxedos. Our ceremony featured both a western Officiant and a Hindu Pandit. We had Bible Readings and Hindu Mantras, recited our own Vows and even Broke the Glass. Our wedding had everything from the Henna to the Horah! Even our hashtag (#OneLesserMenon) combined both our last names and embraced the spirit of unity.
 
Before the wedding day we had a Mehendi, Rehearsal Dinner, and Sangeet -- this rounded out all the traditions of our families. It was a wonderful, colorful, and authentic wedding for the two of us.
 
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
I think the thing that the guests appreciated the most was embracing a cultural element that they weren't accustomed to! Many of my Indian family members had never experienced toasts at a Rehearsal dinner, never seen a bride in a white dress, and never danced to a Horah! Stevie's side of the family loved picking out Indian outfits for the Sangeet, getting Henna done on their hands, and watching our "mystical" Hindu ceremony. Many of our friends loved practicing together for Sangeet performances, and donning bright kurtas, saris, and ornate jewelry. We hope every guest got to experience something unique, and authentic to our fusion wedding.
 
Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
I absolutely LOVED watching my "gora" groom perform bhangra at our Sangeet, alongside two seasoned Indian friends! He has always been a great dancer, but it was absolutely incredible -- the whole crowd was cheering and I think his side of the family was stunned! It really warmed my heart that he wanted to embrace the Indian culture and do something that required stepping completely outside of his comfort zone.
 
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.
We tried to weave in authentic, important pieces of our story throughout the wedding. For our first dance we chose the song "Lucky" by Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat, because this was actually the first song we danced to, a few weeks into dating! Signature drinks at our reception were based on our favorite cocktails. At the afterparty in our hotel suite, we had my groom's favorite: In-N-Out burgers, fries, and shakes. Too many details to recount here!
 
Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
Being a very planning-oriented person, I made a conscious decision to just let go and be present the week of the wedding. You've done all the hard work, now soak up every moment, and ENJOY!
 
Anything else you want to tell us? We'd love to hear all about your other details! (jewelry, mehndi, venue, cake, bouquets, etc.)
Our wedding gifts to each other were so special! We wanted to gift each other things that would become our family's heirlooms -- our story forever passed down along with them. Stevie is a big watch-enthusiast, so I surprised him with a classic and timeless Patek Philippe dress watch. I had the back of the case engraved with the words, "January 4, 2020. Until the end of time." He got me a stunning 3.5-carat Infinity ring, with 20 oval diamonds to represent the year we got married.
 
I hope you enjoy it as much as we did. And stick around, we have more prepared for you!
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Mehndi Artists: Henna by Purvi | Live Music: Lucky Devils Band | Men's Formalwear & Tuxedos: Knollswood | Sangeet Venue: McCormick Ranch Golf Club | Ceremony Venue: Royal Palms Resort and Spa | Reception Venue: Royal Palms Resort and Spa | Planning & Design: Laurie Stricklin | Floral & Decor: Fiori Floral Design | Hair & Makeup: Makiaj Beauty | Catering: Royal Palms Resort and Spa | DJ: DJ Adi | Bridal Fashions / Bridal Jewelry: Nazranaa NJ | Cinematography: D.P. Weddings | Bridal Draping/Sari Tying & Styling: Makiaj Beauty | Fireworks: Fireworks Productions of Arizona | Invitations & Wedding Stationery: Indian Wedding Card | Photo Booth: Shutterbooth | Registry: Zola | Rentals: Inner Space Events | Tuxedos: Alton Lane | Bride's White Wedding Dress: Pnina Tornai | Bride's White Wedding Dress: Kleinfelds | Bridesmaids lehengas: IV By Divya | Photography: Rachel Solomon Photography | Photography: Sean Cook Weddings


Styled Shoot by Jamie Howell Photography & Hakim Studio Photography

Good morning, Maharanis! It's Friday again, and we want to end this week with a flourish. So, get ready to open your minds and your hearts to this marvelous Styled Shoot that we are sure is going to take your breath away! There are endless amounts of beauty and bridal inspiration overflowing from today's magical feature, that one photographer was not enough! Because of it, we are thrilled to let you know that you'll have the honor to delight yourself with visual masterpieces captured by Jamie Howell Photography & Hakims Studio - Photography and Cinematography. Hands down, there is amazingness and exquisiteness guaranteed! So, let's not wait any longer and enjoy this image after image of eye candy, together. Jamie Howell took the first set of shots at the Chateau Elan Winery and Resort, where the gorgeous model donned a glamorous lengha with delicate embroidery by Royal Indian closet. And every single shot is swoon-worthy! After a quick change of clothes into a monochromatic nude and gold number, Hakims Studio took the lead behind the lens and captured glamorous and fascinating shots that we can't stop seeing. The White Farrow Estate became the perfect backdrop for this second set of images, and we cannot stress how much we loved the different looks presented throughout the entire stylized shoot! Makeup Artistry by Sweta created both looks delivering delivered nothing but utter perfection, praising the models' natural beauty and making them look like royalty. Without any question, this was a  dreamy shoot from which you can take tons of ideas to start planning your ultimate bridal look. And we want to give a big shoutout to Crimson Bleu Events, not only for orchestrating this fabulous photoshoot but also for sharing it with us! Don't miss today's jaw-dropping gallery for a full reveal of this Stylized Shoot. You will love it!

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We hope you've enjoyed this stylized photo shoot as much as we did! Have a great weekend, stay safe, and join us on Monday for more inspiring ideas!

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Planning & Design: Crimson Bleu Events | Hair & Makeup: Makeup Artistry by Sweta | Photography: Hakim's Studio | Bridal Fashions: Royal Indian Closet | Venue for Jamie Howell Photography shots: Chateau Elan Winery and Resort | Venue for Hakim's Studio - Photography & Cinematography shots: The White Farrow Estate | Photography: Jamie Howell Photography


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