Category Archive for: ‘Wedding Planning’

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2018 Wedding Color Trends

2018 Wedding Color Trends Whether your style is bold and vibrant or subdued and classic, weddings are a time to let personality shine. From invitations and flowers to bridesmaids outfits and table settings, there are ample opportunities to use color to shape your wedding theme. Need some color inspiration? These color trends are sure to shine all year long.  

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DJ Play That Song:

DJ Play That Song: Choosing an Entertainment Vendor for Your Wedding By Rina Shah, The Arpan Group Factors to Consider Selecting an entertainment provider for your wedding or events is much like choosing a venue or caterer. Price is certainly a factor, but so are the firm’s reputation, work ethics, and music selection. Firoz Dudha, owner/DJ of Dudha Productions also …

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Wedding Eats: Exploring Traditional Regional Menus

If you ask a wedding guest what one of the best parts of attending a wedding is, they’re likely to say the food and drink! With multiple events at a typical South Asian wedding, couples and their families have ample opportunities to serve their favorite dishes and develop creative, new ideas. While many families choose to be less informal and …

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To Register or Not? Wedding Registries for Indian Weddings

To Register or Not? Wedding Registries for Indian Weddings by Raj Shah

In 1988, the Oldsmobile car company launched an ad campaign “Not your father’s Oldsmobile.” This successful campaign told car buyers that a completely new car was on the market that all generations could love it. The campaign was effective several other companies copied the same concept for their ads. Why am I am telling you this when I am supposed …

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Incredible Wedding Moments

Incredible Wedding Moments

Incredible Wedding Moments Warm glances, shared laughter, loving stares. Bold colors, elegant mandaps, unique table settings. Weddings are special events that are celebrated for an entire lifetime through photographs. Whether a stolen glance or a planned pose, couples and their families can relive the celebrations through heartfelt moments captured by photographs. Special thanks to the photographers who contributed these beautiful …

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Designing the Ultimate Wedding Cake

Designing the Ultimate Wedding Cake

By Rina Shah, The Arpan Group That moment where the silver lining on the wedding planning cloud has finally arrived – the “design wedding cake” item on your wedding-to-do list! The venue has been selected, and contracts have been signed. You have met with every wedding vendor possible from photographers to wedding planners and décor professionals to hair and makeup …

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Pre-Wedding Photo Shoots are a Must

One of the latest trends in wedding photography is the pre-wedding shoot and by the looks of it, it’s here to stay. By Taniya Talukdar By now you must have figured out what we mean by a pre-wedding photo shoot – when soon-to-be-newlyweds select a location ahead of their wedding day with their chosen photographer. More and more couples opt …

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Five Must-Haves at an Indian American Wedding

Five Must-Haves at an Indian American Wedding

Hosting an Indian American wedding and not sure how to “Indianize” it? Fret not! Read on to know the five must-haves that will make your’s an authentic one. By Taniya Talukdar Indian weddings are grand and memorable, so even someone who hasn’t attended an authentic one might have a fair idea about it. But if you were having too much …

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Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: Choosing a Wedding Caterer By Rina Shah, The Arpan Group

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: Choosing a Wedding Caterer

Author by Rina Shah The Arpan Group For South Asians, weddings are just as much about celebrating a couple’s nuptials as about the festive food! Chances are guests may not remember intricate details from a wedding, but they will certainly recall memorable dishes and delectable desserts. One to five or more events comprise a typical South Asian Wedding, and food …

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Mandaps, Marriage, and Mexico: Planning a Cultural Destination Wedding

Author by Rina Shah The Arpan Group Crystal blue waters crashing down on a pristine white beach, while a gentle breeze ruffles through the palm trees. An elegantly draped mandap glistens in the sunshine, while an intimate crowd eagerly watches two people embark on the journey of a lifetime. Sounds like a wedding in paradise, doesn’t it? Destination weddings and …

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