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When singer Akriti Kakar tied the knot.

Listening to Akriti Kakar talk about her significant other feels like they’ve been together forever.

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Kalki through the looking-glass

As we entered Amy Billimoria’s House of Design in Juhu, Mumbai, we knew we were not in Kansas anymore. The store exudes a happy feeling. From the décor of the store to the clothes housed within it, we could tell that this was going to be a departure from a traditional bridal makeover.

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Sonam and Paras Modi share their marriage mantra…

We met at a common friend’s wedding in Lonavla, after which we started meeting almost twice a week with friends. We got along like a house on fire; it felt so comfortable talking to each other, it was like we were long lost friends. The initial courtship felt more like a game of hide and seek. We didn’t want to tell people yet as we were still getting to know each other.

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25 Feb

Show-stopping wedding decoration ideas

For an unforgettable décor display, look no further than our handbook that features everything—from luxurious installations to personalised details

Décor and decorations set the tone for your event. Shilpa Rohera and Sonika Advani, Directors, Shilpa and Sonika – Events and Wedding Planning, explain, “Decorating the venue with stunning installations and intricate details is a must. This must be executed within the given timelines to really create an impact.” Theme integration has become essential to achieve an all-round experience for hosts and guests alike.

24 Feb

How to find the venue of your dreams for your big day

Having trouble deciding on your wedding venue? Fret not! Our experts chalk out the essentials to keep in mind when narrowing down on your wedding location

Choosing the ideal location is one of the major decisions a couple must make. Location makes all the difference as every other aspect of the wedding depends on it. Kunal Rai, Vice President, Weddings and Events, Tamarind Weddings, expounds, “Choose a venue where the logistics are easy to manage. If the venue is on the outskirts of the city, plan a two-day itinerary so that guests can comfortably attend the wedding.” It is essential that the location complements your theme (in terms of décor and colour).

11 Jan

Photography trends set to rule in 2020

Curious about the latest trends in wedding photography? From video projection mapping to monochromatic photoshoots—here's your guide to finding a style that best suits you!

According to Shah and Rochlani, black and white portraits and art photography—besides smoke bomb photography—are the trends of the season. With a larger viewing audience at hand, an increasing number of couples prefer to shoot teasers these days. A hot new trend is that of video projection mapping that allows you to transform your space instantly. This comes handy when couples want to recreate a part of their favourite memory for pre-wedding shoots.

8 Jan

Wedding decor trends that are set to dominate in 2020

If 2019 saw the domination of floral installations and smoke bombs, then 2020 will be all about lush greenery and statement lighting

Be prepared to spot a lot of botanical details and unusual foliage instead of classic roses. Tharwani shares, “For larger weddings, we are seeing a decrease in the use of floral elements. However, elaborate floral setups are still popular for intimate sit-down dinners.” Yamini Shah and Rishi Rochlani of The Wedding Designers, expect to see muted, feminine tones in floral décor. Furthermore, as a nod to the ongoing sustainability movement, couples are choosing greens, artificial flowers and wild grass over fresh blooms.

6 Jan

Intimate wedding destinations or heritage properties—what should you opt for in 2020?

The past decade saw a transformation in wedding venues with couples opting for more and more unconventional locations. So, what will be your venue of choice?

When it comes to venues, old farmhouses, when revisited in a modern way, can become the perfect setting for a wedding. Tina Tharwani, Co-founder of Shaadi Squad, shares, “Intimate destination weddings will continue to trend this year—from beachside locales to mountainous terrains as well as urban settings.” Trrishant Sidhwaani, director of DreamzKrraft Weddings, adds that couples are scouting for unusual locations like private escapes, which can be transformed into beautiful settings for their wedding. For instance, the quaint backwaters of Kerala and secluded hill stations in Uttarakhand provide the perfect backdrop for an intimate celebration.