Best Wedge Shoes for an Outdoor Wedding

You don’t need stilettos to make a statement with your wedding dress.  This summer we had so many outdoor weddings where our brides decided to keep comfort and wear wedges.  We agree and feel they are just as sophisticated as any stiletto. Here are some glamorous wedges to complement your wedding ensemble and keep you dancing all night long.

SJS Real Weddings: Karishma and Kinjal

This weekend’s wedding at The Plaza was one for the books. It all started with an epic baraat on 5th avenue where around 500 NYC residents and tourist joined us for the festivities. After the ceremonial groom’s procession the guests entered the Terrace Ballroom which was set to a romantic mood with thousands of candles everywhere with a mandap in …

Sample Sangeet Menu

  Picking your menus can be a long and daunting task. It’s important to maintain the right balance between intrigue and tradition, as the food is definitely a focal point of any event and 99.9% of the time, guests willremember what you served and just how good it was! When picking your reception dinner menu, it is often a challenge to …

Décor Ideas For Outdoor Weddings

Warm summer nights create just the right vibe to hold your reception or event outdoors. We just love sipping on champagne under the stars and eating al-fresco. Here are some of our favorite ideas to make your outdoor wedding as perfect as possible: White lights – we love any excuse to use these! Strings of twinkling white lights  or glass orbs …

NYC Themed Goodies

  Many of our couples pick NYC as a destination for their wedding, flying in from all over the US to celebrate their special day in the Big Apple. Others are local to the Tri-State area and so choose the city that never sleeps as the location for their upcoming nuptials. Regardless of which category you fall under, New York …

Bridesmaid Emergency Kit

  Every wedding planner knows just how crucial it is to have their trusty emergency kit on hand for all possible situations. While all eyes are on the bride-to-be and everyone is ready to come to the rescue should she encounter any problems, we cannot overlook the other key players who may also find themselves with some last minute dilemmas: …

Questions to ask your transportation company

Booking transportation for your guests can sometimes be more of a necessity than a convenience, especially if you decide to hold your ceremony and reception in two separate venues on the same day. Rather than relying on attendees to provide their own transportation, which can get messy and confusing, take away the hassle by booking large buses or coaches to …

Our Favorite Online Websites: Save the Date cards

Nowadays, many couples choose not to send Save the Date cards, instead turning to the Internet and social media to share the news of their engagement. As planners, we can certainly understand the need to stay within budget, but believe that Save the Dates can be an equally important part of the wedding process. After all, these are the cards …

SJS Real Weddings: Maneesha & Abi!

As you will have gathered from our last blog post, last week we flew down to Mexico to help Maneesha and Abi celebrate their wedding in front of friends and family who had come from all over the world to join in the festivities. The gorgeous and tranquil Fairmont Mayakoba resort in Cancun played host to the weekend’s events, which …

Top Indian Bridal Designers

Finding the perfect wedding dress can be difficult no matter what type of event you are planning. South Asian wedding outfits can consist of anything from the traditional saree to modern, sleek Indian clothing, to heavily embellished dresses. While both comfort and style is key, each individual designer brings a twist to the generic bridal outfit, be it through the …

Moroccan Themed Décor

Want your guests to experience a destination wedding without having to leave the country? Moroccan themed décor may just be your answer. Glowing lights, bazaar-inspired details and infused pops of color will transport your guests to North Africa as soon as they enter. To really heighten all of the senses you can even go so far as to adapt your …