Fatma and Ibrahim were on party number four in their wedding schedule. There had been two smaller celebrations, and then a much larger one in Washington, DC, where the couple currently resides. Ibrahim is originally from Sierra Leone, but most of his family has relocated to the DC area. This final reception was held in Mombasa, Kenya. This was a huge celebration with a blend of tradition and offbeat choices…
Shivani and Brett didn’t have that many photos from their wedding, themed “East Meets West.” Photographer Samantha from S Photography helped them take some more photos of this rad couple and their blending of cultures.
This East meets West wedding shoot is a truly gorgeous thing to see…
“I am a South Indian who moved to the US six years back, and the groom is American, born and raised here. I am from a state in India called Karnataka. In the wedding, we included rituals and decor native to my place while retaining some American traditions.” This couple successfully combined Indian and American cultures to create a pink and gold rustic-meets-elegant wedding in Wisconsin.
Set against the backdrop of lush green hills in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India, Saurabh and Sridevi’s colorful wedding was nothing short of a fantastical affair. Both Sri and Sau come from a fashion background and rocked it with their color-coordinated looks, origami, kettles, flowers in glass buckets, and quirky signboard. This was a fun-filled colorful Indian wedding with so many stealable ideas.
Shazia and her family are Pakistani and Imran and his family are from Bangladesh. Both are of the Muslim faith. They hosted the seriously stunning South Asian three-day wedding of our dreams. There were also two performances by Vanderbilt University’s South Asian dance team, The BhangraDores totally worth seeing. Let’s gaze at the whole gorgeous three-day wedding.
Elizabeth grew up in Charleston and wanted to incorporate the classic, southern style of the Lowcountry. Sriram grew up in India and they both wanted to make sure that his culture was well-represented. So we’re talking the addition of a mandap for the ceremony, a two-day split celebration, and lots of Southern-inspired holiday details.