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It’s here! The most wonderful time of the year– when the fashion gurus determine the color(s) of the next season. Indian Brides, feast your eyes on the ever-promising and elegantly warm tone of Pantone’s color of the year – “Marsala.” Here are some ways that you can use this color for your 2015 Indian wedding.

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Marsala is an interesting hue for Spring 2015 as it’s different from the typical pastels and softer tones. We are particularly excited about this color because it looks fantastic on any skin tone and offers an abundance of options for the Indian bride.

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These stunning Badgley Mischka’s are a great way to incorporate the trendy marsala hue! We love the girly flower detail, too!

Image: Elizabeth Anne Designs

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Check out these ravishing marsala-toned outfits! This hue works great with both western and eastern wear.

Image: Bollywood Shaadis

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A gorgeous, traditional bride uses marsala in her wedding outfit and incorporates it in her jewelry and mehendi, too!

Image: Outfit Trends

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Here’s another interpretation of the marsala trend: a bride who uses deep, warm tones to set the mood for her wedding. I love the fierce dark lipstick!

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We thought we’d take a little break from the wedding attire and feature some other ways to incorporate the marsala color into your Indian wedding. How incredible is this cake?!

Image: Tying the Knot

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And then we found this invitation and we had to feature it! I love every inch of it!

Image: Invitations by Ajalon

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A simple ribbon (with or without flowers) can turn any plain card-holder into the trendiest and classiest piece!

Image: Etsy

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You cannot forget to incorporate marsala into your make-up, either! We love Rouge Dior No.999 by Dior.

Image: Dior

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We love this marsala-filled room! Warm-toned tents are such a beautiful way to decorate the room (and a nice change from the basic white tents).

Image: Bash Corner 

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I’m currently obsessed with this simple, easy, and fun way to decorate a chandelier. This is stunning! And such a fun, romantic way to incorporate marsala into your wedding functions.

Image: Pinterest

By Gunjan

Today we’re transporting to the land down under at one of the most beautiful venues of all time, The Sydney Opera House in Australia and Southern Light Photography was there to capture it in all its glory! Our bride and groom, Priyanka and Tejas, looked absolutely amazing at all of their wedding events. I particularly love the dark printed sherwani Tejas wore to his Sangeet and his little ukulele made the best accessory!

Throughout the post Priyanka shares fun tidbits about how her and Tejas met along with how their wedding day came to be!

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“A boy born in London and raised in Florida, a girl from Australia, faithfully crossed paths in New York at the right time – two people from opposite ends of the world ended up together, because fate would have it no other way. We met in New York and started dating on New Years Eve. It was a dream come true for this Australian girl, to have met her Prince Charming in the city she adored the most.”

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“My favorite part of the wedding was when I was brought into the mandap on a palki, and as I sat down around the fire, I saw the look on my family and Tejas’ face! Their faces were lit up with love and I was overwhelmed with tears of happiness. At that time the pandit started chanting the Sanskrit wedding vows, and as I looked up into the fire, my life felt complete. I was about to start a new chapter of my life with Tejas, and I couldn’t wait for the rest of our lives to begin.”

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“It was a warm August evening, and Tejas took me out on an iconic New York evening. He had organized a horse and carriage ride to take us through Central Park. As we approached the famous fountain in the park, I could hear the sweet melodies of a saxophone playing. He got down on one knee and proposed to me with the New York skyline witnessing our love story.”

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This shot is so beautiful. Southern Light Photography did such a great job including the iconic backdrops into Priyanka and Tejas’s portrait session without overshadowing the couple!

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“My parents had booked the Sydney Opera house for my wedding as a surprise to me. It had been my dream to get married there since I was 3 years old. The wedding day came like a whirlwind! The entire day felt like one big dream! I felt like I was floating on clouds the entire day.”

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I am gasping at this cake! I love how it looks like there is a dupatta streaming down the tiers – gorgeous!! Also can we pause for a moment to admire how Priyanka and Tejas literally look like they were floating on clouds for their first dance? Such a cute touch!

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Thank you so much to Southern Light Photography as well as Priyanka and Tejas for sharing their special day with us!

Make sure to head on over to the photo gallery to see all of the images from today’s wedding!

 

Australia Indian Wedding Vendors: Photography - Southern Light Photography / Venue -Opera Point Marquee, Doltone House / Mehndi - Zenat / Hair and Makeup - New Look Beauty / Cinematography - Moving Presentations / Mandap and Décor - Decor-a-shaan

One week away from Christmas and I’ve definitely been dreaming of glitter. I stumbled across these Steve Maddens that are simply perfect to wear to your holiday parties…but also to wear year-around at an Indian wedding. These “high and mighty” pumps are a little over 4” and come in a gold or blue glitter (note: glitter all over)! The pointy-toe is uber modern and chic. It’s a beautiful way to sparkle any type of dress- whether Eastern or Western. It’s definitely for the risk-taker bride and will be amazing to pair with a bold lip color!

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P.S. Did I mention the ATLANTYC is under $100!

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By Gunjan

After you get engaged there are undoubtably three questions you will get asked over and over again. The first is how did you get engaged? The next is when is the wedding? And the third is have you decided on a honeymoon location yet? The later two are simple two second answers but the first one is the one where people expect a grand romantic story. Luckily for today’s couple, they have this challenge in the bag! Situated on a stoop on Georgetown’s gorgeous campus, one future bride-to-be was given the surprise of a lifetime when her super sweet groom-to-be orchestrated a Bollywood inspired proposal – complete with dance moves, romantic songs, family, friends and a proposal sealed on bended knee. This future bride is one lucky lady!! Visit their YouTube page to see how this amazing proposal unfolded! georgetownproposal

By Gunjan

Rimple and Harpreet Narula just debuted their exclusive runway bridal collection at the Hotel Mountainview in Chandigarh featuring exquisite Lehengas, Anarkalis and Sarees. Three years ago I was lucky enough to wear two outfits by these designers for my own wedding and I’ll never forget how it felt visiting their showroom and being given the royal treatment!

Now fast forward and they’re back with a stunning new collection. Check out this sneak peak from the show!

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The regal embroidered jackets, beaded lengha and bustier top, cutout anarkali and cream colored lehengas are all giving me bridal envy! What do you think of the new pieces? Do you love them as much as I do? Let us know on our Facebook page!

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