WEDDING PARTY ENTRANCE SONGS

Grand entrances are a great way to set the celebratory mood and officially kick start your reception! Indian weddings are all about weaving madness into moments and you can do just that with your entrances. Choose a song that is super fun and relatable to your personality. Here are some of our favorites. “Crazy in Love,” by Beyonce ft. JAY …

SJS REAL WEDDINGS – RUCHI AND RAHUL

We were so beyond thrilled to help our lovely couple Ruchi and Rahul have their dream wedding this past weekend. From the unique venue (Prince George’s Ballroom) to the scrumptious food (by Chef Gaurav Anand) and the intimate ceremony, we could not be happier for this amazing couple. Enjoy these photos!

Planners Xtraordinaire 2018 in Lake Como, Italy

We are so excited and honored to be traveling to one of our favorite places in the world… Lake Como, Italy. Thank you Planners Xtraordinaire for inviting us on an exclusive panel with our dear friend Tarun Tahiliani! We cannot wait for this incredible opportunity to share our knowledge and to also learn from the best in the industry from all over the …

SJS Brides of Sabyasachi

“Every bride is a story I write, each one different, each one new.” – Sabyasachi Mukherjee Being a “Sabyasachi Bride” tops every Indian bride’s wish list! With intricately designed sequined pieces and detailed handwork, Sabyasachi manages to create masterpieces consistently. His designs simply say: beauty, grace, elegance and individuality – making every bride look like royalty. We love working with the …

SJS Real Weddings – Farah and Taimur

Farah and Taimur’s wedding was an intimate affair to celebrate their new beginning as a married couple! Guests were received to the #FKwedsTJ weekend with the classic garden-themed Welcome Dinner hosted at La Sirena. Adding some contrast to an ‘all green’ vibe were hundreds of candles, mirrors and florals in shades of vibrant yellow. Their wedding day at the historic …

SJS Real Weddings – Divya and Jon

We had the absolute pleasure of planning Divya and Jon’s wedding over this past Labor Day Weekend! It all began with an Indian Ceremony at the beautiful Tides Estate. Our gorgeous bride wore a stunning red Shyamal and Bhumika lehenga for ceremony #1. The mandap designed by Atlas Floral was adorned with colorful roses and hydrangeas in true Indian Style. …

Ceiling Treatments that We Love!

We tend to put a lot of focus on backdrops, centerpieces, florals, fancy chairs, and trendy dance floors when it comes to crafting our wedding decor. Amidst all of this, one of the most important element gets forgotten. Yes, we are talking about ceiling treatments! The ceiling is a blank canvas which needs to be dolled up with creativity. A carefully …

SJS Real Weddings – Puja and Saad

Puja and Saad’s cross-cultural wedding was truly a dream come true for all involved. Their weekend festivities kicked off with a colorful Sangeet Event on the Atlantica Yacht. With some special performances by the bride’s side for Saad and his family, everyone enjoyed a fun-filled evening. The bride looked stunning in her gorgeous red Sabyasachi lehenga. She was a vision of beauty …

SJS Real Weddings – Pallavi and Zubin

We are back in office after the fantastic wedding of Pallavi and Zubin. A two-day affair which was nothing short of spectacular!   It all kicked off in the bride’s hometown, Staten Island, with a garden-themed Sangeet Event. The food was plentiful and the performances kept all the guests entertained. The next day, the wedding left all the guests in sheer admiration. …

FANCY CARD BOXES FOR YOUR WEDDING

Card boxes are as important as your decor. Obviously there is the practical sense of your guestS putting cards in there, but it’s also great to have something that adds beauty and dimension to your decor. After doing our research, here are some of our favorite wedding card boxes that will jazz up your gift table. Make sure EVERYTHING is …

Fancy Guest Books for Your Wedding

Too many guests at the wedding? Don’t have enough time to spend with your family and friends? Well, we have  the Wedding Guest Book to your rescue!! Just like the beautiful pictures, wedding guest books last forever and are one of the few things that you can look back on from your wedding day! They are going to help family …

THE GIFT OF LUXURY CANDLES FOR YOUR GUESTS

Candles add the perfect touch of romance to any wedding. Recently, we had the absolute pleasure of partnering with one of our all-time favorite brands, Jo Malone! Many of our brides have scented their special day with Jo Malone candles. We have been loving the trend of decorating your wedding tables with their chic candles. It is luxury at its …

TIFFANY & CO. WEDDING FAVORS TO GIVE TO YOUR GUESTS UNDER $50

A wedding gift is traditionally given to every guest as a token of gratitude and appreciation. Our favorite luxury wedding favors are from none other than, Tiffany & Co. Imagine our shock when we found these premier gifts for around $50 or less! Here are some of our favorites: Crystal Champagne Flute Set Crystal Woven Square Bowl Crystal Plaid Bowl

Instrumental Songs for your Ceremony

Are you trying to find the perfect instrumental version of your favorite pop song? Look no further! Take a look at these ideas brought to you by Inside Weddings: “I’m Yours” “All My Life” “These Words (I Love You, I Love You” “Love Song” “Everything” “If I Ain’t Got You” “Sweet Child O’ Mine” “All You Need Is Love” “The Only …

INSTRUMENTAL SONGS FOR YOUR CEREMONY

Instrumental songs are always great for weddings. We get asked all the time by our couples for Indian instrumental songs so guests enjoy the sound, but don’t need to understand the lyrics. This is especially great for cross-cultural weddings. We have listed our favorite Indian instrumental songs that will be the perfect fit for your ceremony. Romantic Bollywood Songs Tum Hi …

What to Pack for your Honeymoon

Whether you’re traveling  to a tropical paradise or staying in a city close to home, here are some stellar honeymoon goodies essential to every getaway of love! Festive Clutch Beachy Hat Versatile Playsuit Maxi Dresses Comfortable Bathing Suits   Date Night Attire Cover-Ups Chic Sunglasses  

Unique Venues in NYC

So you’ve decided to tie the knot in the big apple! You want to keep it timeless but also want to choose somewhere incredibly unique and out-of-the box. When our clients want something extraordinary, we have an overwhelming amount of ideas that come to mind. Here are some out-of-the-box locations we absolutely love. Central Park’s Conservatory Garden Brooklyn Botanical Garden …

Venue Spotlight: Amanyara Turks & Caicos

Amanyara Turks & Caicos… Luxury at its finest! You have decided to take a once-in-a-lifetime trip to paradise… the beautiful and exclusive Turks & Caicos. Now with the destination down, you must decide on what lucky venue should host your stay. The exclusive, private, and sumptuous Amanyara takes the cake for our favorite Turks and Caicos destination. “Set between a …

New Trend Alert: Hanging Floral Chandelier

No matter where you decide to tie the knot, a grand and opulent floral chandelier should make an appearance! This intricate piece of art is sumptuously beautiful and truly a statement piece. Consider a few of our favorite floral chandeliers below for some inspiration!

Designer Spotlight: Manish Malhotra

Hailed as the ultimate couturier, costume stylist, and pioneer in the Indian costume design space, Manish Malhotra has done it all. His work re-explores Indian textiles and redefines Indian fashion. Manish Malhotra’s portfolio includes voluminous gowns, sophisticated sherwanis, intricate lehengas, aged velvet bandhgalas, dinner jackets and more. His designs continuously strive to support the Indian heritage and re-innovate them with new and …

Designer Spotlight: Sabyasachi

Globally renowned for his glamorous designs and sumptuous take on traditionalism, Sabyasachi Mukherjee is the king of the South Asian wedding industry. From big and bold to simple and minimal, Sabyasachi’s pieces exude ultimate high-end luxury and the most exclusive touch of elegance. Here our a few of our fabulous brides looking dazzling and flawless in their Sabyasachi ensembles:

Vendor Spotlight: Salwa Photography

Because your wedding day is such a magical and overwhelming event, it is easy to lose sight of the details– even one as big as photography. Your photographer is there to capture the special moments of the most important day of your life, so remember to choose your photographer wisely. This week, we are highlighting one of our favorite photographers, …

Registering for your Honeymoon

More and more couples are opting out of registering their wedding with a typical retailer. Instead of registering the typical household items, more couples are choosing to register their honeymoon so their loved ones can contribute to their unforgettable trip of a lifetime. Consider a few of our favorite honeymoon registries below: Wandearble Tendr Traveler’s Joy Honeymoon Wishes Blueprint Registry …

Luxury Gift Registries for your Wedding

First comes love, then comes marriage. Well, let’s backtrack; we forgot the alluring and fabulous wedding registry! Your wedding registry is your opportunity to put together the ultimate wishlist for your new life as a married couple. Although creating your wedding registry is one of the highlights of your pre-wedding to-dos, the process of deciding where to do so can …