Guest Blogger: Sonal J. Shah

Indian-born Sonal J. Shah migrated to The United States at the age of eight and grew up embracing the country’s entrepreneurial spirit. She now acts out her fondest childhood memories of grand traditional Indian weddings by creating them for the most affluent Indian expatriates through her New York-based company, Sonal J. Shah Event Consultants, LLC. Her firm has built a reputation for creating, coordinating and supervising traditional Indian, Pakistani, Middle Eastern and cross-cultural weddings in the county.

Guest Blogger: Candice Pereira

Candice Pereira is the co-founder and Creative Head for Marry Me - The Wedding Planners in Mumbai, India. Candice's international exposure, local knowledge, and young enthusiastic team has brought success to her wedding planning company. The company's design style, attention to detail, and personalized service ensures that couples will enjoy their special day and have their wedding vision executed. Every detail of the wedding from décor to legalities, from clothes to transport is managed with ease by Marry Me -The Wedding Planners.

Special thanks to Geoff White, Gerald Inenelson and Joanne Bartone for our featured Indian wedding photos

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What to Put in a Florida Welcome Bag

A welcome bag is a great way to greet your guests upon arrival to your wedding destination. Not only is it another way to personalize your event, but guests love receiving goodies that tie into your wedding theme. Here are some of our favorite items for the perfect welcome bag for a Florida more

Posted Thursday 10/8/2015

by Sonal J. Shah 

Ultra Posh Destination Wedding Locations

The Caribbean is full of stunning resorts. They have great options for families, couples and especially destination weddings. Here are our favorite locations for Luxurious, Over The Top Weddings in the Caribbean:Jade Mountain, St. LuciaNecker Island, NevisDorado Beach, A Ritz Carlton Reserve, more

Posted Monday 10/5/2015

by Sonal J. Shah 

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fall is officially here, and with October comes the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There are so many ways to raise awareness. We really like incorporating this into your gifts to your Bridal Party. Here are some of our favorites to help support the cause:A super warm blanket to keep warm more

Posted Thursday 10/1/2015

by Sonal J. Shah 

Hometown Love

Hosting a wedding is a very personal thing. Every aspect of your personality will be shown through all the decisions you make for your big day. The location, the food, the decor, they will all represent you. Here are some fun and creative ways to give a salute to your hometown:Welcome Bag Totes more

Posted Monday 9/28/2015

by Sonal J. Shah 

Vermilion Food Tasting

Earlier this week we had the pleasure of attending a special tasting of the new menu at Vermilion NYC. We were delighted dish after dish with amazing flavors and unexpected twists on some traditional Indian Dishes. To say we were stuffed when we left is an understatement. We have done many more

Posted Friday 9/25/2015

by Sonal J. Shah 


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Expert Fashion Tips from Exclusively.In Weddings

Every bride wants to find her perfect wedding gown, but for an Indian bride her choices are endless. Luckily we’ve got an exclusive interview with Anu Duggal, co-founder of Exclusively.In Weddings, a sample sale site that curates the latest and hottest fashions and accessories for Indian brides. more

Posted Thursday 11/3/2011


An Indian Wedding in Bangalore

Indian bride Rakhi and her husband held their traditional Indian wedding in Bangalore, India, and we love their attention to detail! Guests received many goodies, including pink champagne in monogramed bottles, favors wrapped in modern red and silver trimmings, and an Indian bread called papard, more

Posted Monday 1/4/2010


A Combined-Culture Indian Wedding

Vijay and Julie’s wedding is a perfect example of how interfaith couples can combine their beliefs on their big day. To honor Vijay’s heritage, the couple wed under a traditional Indian mandap and gave out magnets from India with elephants painted on them, along with a brief story about the more

Posted Thursday 10/22/2009


Indian Wedding Tradition Guide

Indian wedding customs have a long history, so they’ll add rich meaning -- and fun memories -- to your wedding. These are some popular cultural wedding traditions you may want to include in your celebration. Lucky Day In India, the couple doesn’t choose their wedding date. Instead, a more

Posted Tuesday 9/29/2009

by Justine Lorelle Blanchard 

A Stylish Indian Wedding in Virginia

We love the way this Virginia couple blended eastern and western cultures for their April wedding. The groom arrived on horseback in traditional Indian attire, and the bride wore a red and gold sari. At the reception, the couple changed into a white dress and black tux for a night of dancing with more

Posted Friday 9/25/2009



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