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Edison, NJ Indian Wedding by Jayesh Production

Good morning, ladies! We hope you are ready to start this Tuesday with a bang because Krutika & Chintan's love story will take your breath away! Beautiful decorations, mixed emotions, traditional flair, lots of love, you name it. This charming story has it all! Today, you will enjoy the visual masterpieces captured by Jayesh Production. So don't think twice and get ready to join us at this fabulous celebration. Right from the start, we have to say that we loved Krutika's traditional and glamorous look. And how could we not to, if Looks by Jassi took care of her beauty needs delivering nothing but utter perfection. The flawless makeup and hairstyle combined with the red lengha from Meghna Jain's collection and the artistic Mehndi created by Deepti Patel were all a perfect combination that resulted in the dreamy look we all want to have for our big day. One of the highly anticipated moments of the day was the traditional Hindu ceremony held at the Umiya Temple, and oh boy, it didn't let anyone down. It was beautiful beyond words thanks to the marvelous decor crafted Royal Vivaah Creations. If you want to check more of this wedding, don't miss today's gallery!

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That is all for today, ladies. See you tomorrow for more!

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Draping/Styling: Looks by Jassi | Photography: Jayesh Production | Hair & Makeup: Looks by Jassi | Photography: Jayesh Production | Ceremony Venue: Umiya Temple | Floral & Decor: Royal Vivaah Creations | Catering: Kumar Soni Plaza | Catering: Umiya Temple | Bollywood Performers & Instructors: Sanskruti School of Cultural Dance | Bridal Fashions: Meghna Jain | Mehndi Artist: Deepti Patel | Tuxedos: Manyavar | Tuxedos: Stylish Chakra


Pomptom Plains, NJ Indian Wedding by Nayeem Vohra Photography & Films

Good morning, beautiful ladies! Let's get ready to have a full inspiring day by taking a look at Shikha & Vinit's love story. Believe us; this is one you don't want to miss! This long-awaited wedding bash overflows with traditional flair, colorfulness, and lots of love. So you can imagine how excited we were when we received this wedding on our editorial desk! The Legacy Castle hosted the solemn wedding ceremony and the vibrant reception party. And we can't think of a better place to start your wedding affair as the versatility and accommodations offered by this venue are like no other! The talented crew from Ask Neha Now worked their magic designing a gorgeous event ant taking care of everything down to the smallest detail in such a perfect way that we are still impressed! Meanwhile, Wedding Designs enhanced the beauty of the entire festivities thanks to the marvelous decor they created. Each setting was completely different from each other but equally mesmerizing and captivating. Hands down, they did a spectacular job! And before we go any further, we want to take a moment to admire the ravishing look of our gorgeous Maharani who looked like a goddess! She showcased her exquisite fashion sense, donning classy attires and rocking a glamorous makeup and hairstyle designed by Flawless Beauty by Pauline. After the wedding ceremony concluded, a fabulous reception started, and oh boy, it was a night to remember! DJ Raj Minocha enlivened every moment of this party and put everyone to dance. If you want to check more of this couple, make sure to visit today's full gallery by Nayeem Vohra Photography & Films. It's an absolute visual delight you'll love!

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What a fabulous wedding celebration, isn't it ladies? If you want to check more stories like this one, make sure to join us tomorrow.

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Hair & Makeup: Flawless Beauty by Pauline | Planning & Design: Ask Neha Now | Sangeet Venue: Hanover Marriott | Ceremony & Reception Venue: The Legacy Castle | Floral & Decor: Wedding Designs | Catering: Moghul Caterers | DJ: Raj Minocha | Baraat: Dream Horse and Carriage at Happy Tales | Bollywood Performers & Instructors: TG Entertainment | Bridal Fashions: Shyamal & Bhumika | Cake & Treats: Calendra's Bakery | Cinematography: Nayeem Vohra Photography & Films | Lighting: Visual Comet | Mehndi Artist: Falguni Jhaveri | Transportation: Monaco Exotics | Personal Flowers for the Bride: ZM Gajra Re | Paan: Mr. Paanwala | Turban Tying: New York Turban | Guest Transportation: Academy Bus | Reception Dress: Dolly J | Photography: Nayeem Vohra Photography & Films


Dearborn, MI Indian Wedding by Strokes Photography

Good morning, Maharanis! We are glad you could join us today because we excited to share Navya & Nikhil's wedding festivities with you!. So, get ready to have a blast! We love Indian weddings as they are a cornucopia of beauty, elegance, colorful decors, and tons of emotions. So, you can imagine how happy we were when this ode to extravaganza and traditional flair came into our editorial desks. It was mindblowing as it packed everything we love to see at an Indian wedding, and so much more! And such a level of perfection and beauty is no casualty. To make this dreamy celebration come to life, our lovebirds had a fantastic lineup of wedding vendors working tirelessly to design a wedding beyond spectacular. Marigold Wedding Planners designed this entire wedding affair to perfection and transformed the halls of The Henry Autograph Dearborn into a magical and almost heavenly setting with a marvelous decor featuring soft colored hues that everyone loved. Although everything was captivating, Navya stole all the looks dressed in a traditional lengha with golden embroidery that made her look like a goddess! The Baraat and ceremony were animated by DJ Ice & Fresh Productions, and Naveen Productions - DJ, Lighting, Entertainment and Photo Booth enlivened the rest of the events, including the reception party that marked the end of the wedding festivities! Don't miss any detail of this wedding, and make sure to check today's gallery by Strokes Photography!

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
Nikhil and I met 10 years before we got married, at Wayne State University, in the heart of Detroit. We were neighbors in the dorm and first met on the elevator. I noticed Nikhil was carrying a biology lab book and mentioned that I need to buy one of those too, and he immediately offered me his, and said that he had an extra one. I stepped in his room to grab the book and was so impressed with how clean he kept his room, and that's when I knew he was the one! Haha just kidding! We quickly became best friends and spent so much time together between our classes, studying, and doing homework. We danced together on the Wayne State Raas team, ate countless meals together at the dining halls, and ignited a passion for traveling during our long walks around the city.
 
Nikhil has been my personal hype man and always encouraged and supported me throughout my years of medical training. He stands by my side and empowers me to be the absolute best version of myself. Whenever I'm with Nikhil, we laugh until our bellies hurt, I forget all of my worries, and seeing him makes my soul light up.
 
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We went to Thailand in June 2018. It was a medical school graduation gift to me from Nikhil. He told me we had to go to Thailand and nowhere else because there were elephants there and of course how could I say anything but yes to that! After all, elephants are my favorite animal and it has always been a dream of mine to meet one of these majestic beasts.
 
It was exactly halfway through our trip. June 6th, 2018. We woke up super early and got ready just like every other day so far on the trip. But this day was different. This was the day I would get to spend the day playing with elephants and taking care of them! I was ecstatic to say the least.
 
I couldn't figure out the perfect outfit to wear, so he gave me one of his sweaters to wear. Luckily I got my nails done the night before because I insisted that my nails needed to look cute for the elephants! We got to the elephant sanctuary and I didn't realize a group of wild animals could make me this happy. Little did I know, I was about to become exponentially happier.
 
I was playing with two baby elephants when I heard "hey Navya..." I turned around and saw Nikhil down on one knee. I didn't really hear anything else he said after that (don't worry we have it captured on video). Of course I said yes and we shared the rest of our day with those glorious beasts that were part of the proposal.
 
We called our family that evening and I found out that Nikhil went to my parents house before our trip to ask their permission to marry me! He made sure I was out of the house by asking me to go shopping for our trip and he knew this would keep me out of the house for a few hours. Haha he knows me so well!
 
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 wanted a very simple and elegant wedding ceremony so we could keep the focus on the main event of the day- getting married! We designed a custom monogram/logo together and had a custom vinyl runner made with it. We also had take away bags printed with this monogram.
 
We all know Indian wedding ceremonies can be long, so we made a fun wedding program with a crossword puzzle on it. The clues were questions about Nikhil and I and all of our guests had so much fun figuring out the answers!
 
Nikhil and I collect ornaments from each new place we visit, so we wanted to give our wedding guests a Detroit ornament to commemorate the beginning of our journey! City Bird had the best wooden ornaments custom made for us and they were the perfect take away gift!
 
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
Nikhil and I went to India and went to countless stores to try on all the dresses! Each dress I wore, Nikhil would ask me how I felt in it and then he would tell me if he liked the dress or not. I had no idea what color dress I wanted, but I was definitely leaning towards a lighter color- because I love all things light, bright and airy! However, every time I tried on a light colored lengha, I was not impressed and did not feel special. I realized that I loved the way jewel tones looked on me and shifted my entire focus for the dress search. After several days of not finding "the one," I finally found a store that had the fabric types and dress styles that I loved. I tried on THE dress and immediately fell in love with it, and so did Nikhil!
 
What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
Right after we got engaged, I moved across the country and started my medical residency. Busy with work and living in another state made wedding planning a bit of a challenge but my sweet husband made the entire process a breeze for me. Although we were only able to see each other a handful of times over that year, we became closer than ever!
 
I spent my evenings planning and designing each event, and then I would convey my thoughts to Nikhil over a phone call. I would find a list of vendors that I thought would be suitable for us, and Nikhil would set up meetings and go to visit each one of them, and facetime me each time. He coordinated with both of our families, arranged all the taste testings, vendor meetings, and went to every meeting prepared with a document with all of the details I asked for.
 
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
To this day, over one year later, our guests continue to talk about the food at our wedding. We couldn't be happier because food is what makes both of us the happiest, so we are so pleased that our family and friends thought that the food at our wedding was as great as we hoped it would be.
 
Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
Although we planned to do a first look, we didn't have the chance to do one. The first time we saw each other was at the mandap, and I will never forget the look on Nikhil's face when he saw me. That was the moment that we both realized that we finally get to marry each other and we were so excited.
 
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 mehendi was an intimate event with close friends and family hosted in our parents backyard. My decor inspiration came from the handwritten notes that Nikhil would fold into origami paper cranes and give to me back in college. I showed him my vision and he and his family hand made hundreds of paper cranes to make it come to life!
 
We wanted the sangeet to be all about dancing and food, so we had a very colorful and dance oriented street fair themed event. We really wanted authentic Indian street vendor style food and Taste of India Suvai made our wishes come true with live food stations. Our guests spent the entire night dancing away and snuck away to the outdoor food stations whenever they had the chance.
 
Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
Have fun planning and enjoy the whole process, it'll be over before you know it! Don't stress about the little things and keep your eye on the big picture because no one will know about those little details except for you! Pick vendors that you can get along with and communication is key!
 
It can be hard with Indian weddings to plan everything the way you want it, because traditions, culture, and family is such a big part of it. But, find a way to make your vision work while keeping those things in mind. Work with your family to see how you can incorporate your flair while keeping in mind some of the more traditional elements.
 
Anything else you want to tell us? We'd love to hear all about your other details! (jewelry, mehndi, venue, cake, bouquets, etc.)
Thank you to all of our vendors who made our wedding weekend so special and memorable!

That is all for today, darlings! Make sure to join us tomorrow for more.
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Photography: Strokes Photography | DJ: Naveen Productions - DJ, Lighting, Entertainment and Photo Booth | Planning & Design: Marigold Wedding Planners | Baraat: DJ Ice & Fresh Productions | Floral & Decor: Marigold Wedding Planners | Ceremony Venue: The Henry Autograph Dearborn | Cinematography: Capturing Arts | Outfits & Jewelry: Custom made in India | Mehendi & Sangeet HMUA: Jennifer Martin | Ceremony Makeup: Bianca Sandiha | Ceremony Hair & Draping: Aysha Riaz | Mehendi: Henna Beauty by Krupa | Mehendi Venue: Groom's House | Mehendi Decor: Handmade by Groom and His Family | Sangeet Venue: Bharatiya Temple | Sangeet Food: Taste of India Suvai | Sangeet Food: Ann Arbor + Desi Indian Kulfi | Ceremony Aisle Runner: The Original Runner Company | Ceremony Food: Ashoka Indian Cuisine | Wedding Favors: Detroit Ornaments From City Bird


Carrollton, TX Indian Wedding by Vek Photo

Happy Tuesday, ladies! Get ready to be amazed by all the beauty surrounding Ziyana & Prem's big wedding bash! If the name of this lovely couple sounds familiar, that's because their wedding already featured in our Video Blog thanks to the fantastic film produced by Aria Cinema Films. And we loved this celebration so much that we couldn't wait to share the fabulous shots by Vek Photo with you. So, let's jump right into it! Right off the bat, we have to say that we love every moment of this fascinating event! From the solemn ceremony at the Sri Guruvayurappan Temple of Dallas to the grand reception party enlivened by DJ Riz Entertainment, everything was perfect. But we are not surprised that everything turned out to be this perfect as Shelley K Events orchestrated this celebration down to the smallest detail. The decor was in charge of Alpha Décor, who delivered nothing ut perfection, setting the mood for the different events and ceremonies. There was so much beauty everywhere, but nothing compared to the enchanting look of our blushing Maharani Ziyana. From her traditional and vibrant attires draped and tied by JJ Drapes, all the way to the fabulous makeup and hairstyle designed by Ishnae & Co, everything was drop-dead gorgeous. And we particularly loved the artistic Mehndi by Samira's Henna Designs. It added an extra touch of traditional flair to an already fantastic look! For more awesome shots of this magical wedding celebration, head into our gallery. You'll get tons of inspiring ideas to start planning your wedding!

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
I met my husband on Dil Mil. He was living in NY at the time and we matched and talked for a bit and the conversation died down. Then months later we reconnected and started talking again. He flew down to Dallas to see me and it’s been history since.
 
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So every time he came to Dallas he took me to a random restaurant for date night. He never told me where we were going but he would always tell me how to dress. In October 2018 he told me he’s going to take me to a fancy restaurant and he told me to dress up. I’m extra so he didn’t have to tell me twice. I texted my friend Chippi a dress that I found and she straight up said it’s ugly. She made me change into something else. You’d think I would have some idea now but nope. So I finally wore the outfit chippi agreed on. He took me to reunion tower and after dinner he told me let’s go up and see the view. I was like no I don’t want to mess up my hair but he insisted that we do. Me being the clueless person I am was annoyed and said ok fine but I would be mad if I messed up my hair. We went up there and when he went down on one knee I said omg yes and tried to snatch the ring from him. I freaked out for sure and before he could ask I kept saying yes. He finally asked in between my screaming and my brother, his sister and her husband, my best friend, Prem’s best friend and his wife, my cousins and most of my friends flew in to surprise me. I was in so much shock I didn’t even know what was going on for a while. When I finally came to my senses I freaked out again because everyone was there. It was a surprise proposal for sure. He did good
 
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 was the most stressful part. I had a great planner and if it wasn’t for Shelley I would’ve been lost. All my vendors were so great and I can’t say enough things about them. I knew Riz before the wedding and one of the first people I called was Riz and he was super helpful. For makeup I was super picky and I went with Ishnae and omg they’re the sweetest people you’ll meet. They book up so quick and I literally booked them before I booked my venue. For decor we went with alpha and I was blown away when I walked into my reception hall because they went above and beyond. We picked Vinnie from VEK photo for photos and he’s very well known and he helped us get our videographer Ali from Aria. Ali and Vinnie are definitely considered the A team.
 
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
I went to India for wedding shopping. I got a South Indian Saree for the wedding and that was all my mom. She helped me pick it out. The reception lehnga was a huge mess since I picked it out from India. I got it from India but after I got back home I hated it. A few weeks before the wedding I found this Instagram page named mayasboutique and I got in touch with the owner Jenny and she helped me pick out my reception lehnga. It was so pretty and Jenny was super helpful. I wanted to stay away from red for reception but this lehnga was so pretty I ended up wearing red. I also ended up getting my mehndi outfit from her. My whole decor was peach and gold. The bridesmaids wore peach lehnga and the groomsmen wore peach tie and socks.
 
What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
The most enjoyable part definitely have to be shopping. I had so much fun picking out outfits for the bridesmaids. The bridesmaids had two outfits. They wore traditional kasavu Saree and jewelry for the ceremony and for reception they switched to a lehnga. I custom made the lehnga in India and it was the best. I picked out the fabric and stitched the outfits for them. I also picked out their jewelry and it was honestly so much fun. For ceremony the groomsmen wore peach kurta with mundu and they all looked super traditional and for reception they wore a suit that my husband picked out. We had our little ring beaters wear matching mundu and kurta with the groomsmen which was so cute. The junior bridesmaids wore red outfit to match with the bridesmaids blouse in the morning. Dressing up the bridal party was my most favorite part about the wedding for sure.
 
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
DJ! Everyone loved Riz and Freddy. They kept the crowd entertained all night. Prem’s friends from NY raved about how great the DJ was. Everyone raved about the food too. My family friend Sunny uncle from India garden catered and everyone kept saying how great the food was. I’ve known sunny uncle since I was a kid and he went above and beyond for us. Also, we had a taco truck to end the night and everyone kept saying how that was something different they’ve never seen before.
 
Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
The actual ceremony part for sure. It was something special for both of us and we loved how traditional it was. Prem wrote me a letter and I didn’t expect to cry so much as I did. It was so sweet and I definitely messed up my makeup.
 
Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
Don’t stress. Everything would be ok. Nobody is going to remember the small details and everyone is going to remember how happy you were. Hire a planner!! Don’t cut cost on that please. I was happy because the day of my wedding because I knew “Shelley got it”
 
Anything else you want to tell us? We'd love to hear all about your other details! (jewelry, mehndi, venue, cake, bouquets, etc.)
I’m a huge fan of Disney movies. When we started dating we used to love watching beauty and the beast. I told my henna artist Samira who is very very talented that I love the movie. She actually drew beauty and the beast on my henna. Everyone who saw it was amazed by how perfect it was.

Please visit us tomorrow, we have something special prepared just for you!
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Lighting: DJ Riz Entertainment | Mehndi Artists: Samira's Henna Designs | Lighting: DJ Riz Entertainment | Lighting: DJ Riz Entertainment | Draping/Styling: JJ Drapes | Cinematographer: Aria Cinema Films | Photographer: Vek Photo | Ceremony Venue: Sri Guruvayurappan Temple of Dallas | Reception Venue: Omni Mandalay Las Colinas | Planning & Design: Shelley K Events | Floral & Decor: Alpha Décor | Hair & Makeup: Ishnae & Co | Catering (Dinner): India Garden Dallas | Catering (Lunch): Saravanaa Bhavan | Bridal Fashions: Mayas Desi Boutique Dallas | Bridal Fashions: Kalyan's India | Bridal Jewelry: Bhima Jewelery | Bridal Jewelry: Kalyan Jewellers | Cake & Treats: Fancy Cakes By Lauren | Photo Booth: Social Production Photo Booths | Transportation: Prime Limo & Car Services | After Party Taco Truck: Tacos El Pueblo | Dholi for Baraat & Reception: Dholi TK


Somerset, NJ Indian Wedding by Manish and Sung Photography

Happy Thursday, ladies! We hope you are ready to dive into a new love story because Jaya & Sunil's wedding affair will make your heart melt with tenderness and joy. Not to mention that you will get tons of inspiring ideas from it, so let's get ready to check it out! The halls of The Marigold hosted the long-awaited wedding ceremony that united Jaya & Sunil in marriage. And as soon as we laid our eyes on the jaw-dropping shots captured by Manish and Sung Photography, we were lost in a mesmerizing haze of delight over the heavenly decor Wedding Design crafted for this wedding ceremony. They raised the bar and exceeded all expectations matching the elegance of the venue with a captivating scenery so impressive that we were rendered speechless! Our glowing Maharani burst into the scene in show-stopping beauty, wearing a traditional lengha embellished with golden embroidery. Makeup by Anita elevated this look designing an exquisite makeup and hairstyle, while Mehndibyanuja crowned this vision of beauty with an artistic Mehndi design. This winning combination resulted in a dreamy look that might serve as inspiration for brides-to-be. After the ceremony, all guests celebrated along with the newlyweds in a fabulous reception party, dancing to the beats of Amplifire Entertainment, and enjoying the delicious food served by Chand Palace! This was the wedding celebration Jaya & Sunil always wanted, and this could not have been possible without Urvashi Mishra, Wedding & Event Planner. These talented and highly experienced team took care of the planning and execution of the entire wedding bash, delivering nothing but utter perfection throughout the entire celebrations, so big kudos to them! If you want to dive a little deeper into this magical and captivating ceremony, you cannot miss the gallery that we have prepared for today. And if that is not enough, don't miss the cinematographic delight by Daniel Ward Videography already featured in our Video Blog! We are sure that you are going to love them both! 

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

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Catering: Chand Palace | Hair & Makeup: Makeup by Anita | Planning & Design: Urvashi Mishra, Wedding & Event Planner | DJ: Amplifire Entertainment | Venues: The Marigold | Floral & Decor: Wedding Design | Bollywood Performers & Instructors: AATMA performance | Cinematography: Daniel Ward Videography | Mehndi Artist: Mehndibyanuja | Groom's Outfit: Manish Malhotra | Groom's Outfit: Shyamal Bhumika | Groom's Outfit: Tarun Tahiliani | Bride's Outfit: Deepali Shah | Bride's Outfit: Rabani & Rakha | Photography: Manish and Sung Photography


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