Top five restaurants in New York City for your rehearsal dinner

Rehearsal dinners are usually the most significant part of planning your wedding. Not only is it the first step to starting off your wedding festivities, but it is the place where you are gathering your close family and most sincere friends to celebrate the beginning of a new life. Here are the top five restaurants in New York City that …

Happy New Year from SJS!

Happy New Year! As one year ends and another begins, we cannot be more thankful to our lovely couples and their families for all the memories. We also want to give a special thanks to our extraordinary vendors who make us look so fabulous. Here are some of our favorite photos and videos. Thank you 2017, it was a phenomenal …

What to Put in Welcome Bags

Greet your guests with welcome bags filled with goodies and a hint of what the upcoming weekend will entail. Whether you’re having your wedding at an exotic destination or in your hometown, it is important to let your guests know that you appreciate them coming to celebrate your special day with you. Here is a list of items you should …

Luxury Venues: The Hamptons

Come along with us on our search for the perfect venue in the Hamptons! Being the epitome of luxury in Long Island, the Hamptons are the ideal wedding location! On today’s blog we feature some of the most popular wedding venues and our personal favorites. Take a look below: Gurney’s Montauk Resort and Seawater Spa Wolffer Estate Vineyard Land’s End …

The St. Regis Bal Harbour – A Slice of Heaven on Earth!

After bringing you an exclusive feature on the St. Regis Punta Mita, today’s blog is all about the extravagant St. Regis Bal Harbour in ever sunny Miami! This luxury hotel is not only the prime resort many people rush to for its elegant and lavish oceanfront rooms and amenities, but it also has beautiful wedding venues for you to add …

A Gracious Thank You to the St. Regis Punta Mita

We are so grateful to have been wonderfully hosted by the St. Regis Punta Mita! Thank you to the amazing team at the St. Regis for being so kind and gracious during our visit! The location truly exceeded our expectations and we can’t wait to come back!  With both outdoor and indoor wedding venues, the picturesque Punta Mita beach provides …

Highlights: Engage17 Summit!

It is so amazing to be at the beautiful Kimpton Seafire Resort in The Grand Cayman Islands for Engage17! We loved hearing from such inspiring and successful speakers such as Cindy Novotny, Dallas Shaw, and Carly Roney. Their ideas implement some fantastic tips for future events! Here are just a few of the amazing highlights from the conference! Feeling so …

Circle Set Up Mandaps We Love

Being surrounded by your family and friends is certainly a once in a life time experience. One of our favorite ways to increase this feeling of unity is the circle set-up mandap. Do not hesitate to choose this shape for wonderful inside or outside decor! See below our favorite selections… Looking for some inspiration for your reception decor? You can purchase …

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Over the Top Photo Booth Backdrops We Love

A picture is worth a thousand words, so why not let your guests make a millions worth? Photo booths have become the essential element needed to make your wedding reception memorable and entertaining. From gorgeous florals to unique twinkling lights the options are endless. Check out some of these over the top photo booth backdrops that we are completely obsessed …

Our Favorite Resorts in Dubai

Take a journey to the perfect destination of Dubai. Everyone at the Destination Wedding Planner Congress Conference (DWP) was buzzing about the amazing hotels and resorts located in Dubai. Each of these properties have the perfect ambiance of elegance and luxurious tranquility. Check out the list below to see our top favorites! We LOVE destination weddings and planning yours just …

Our Favorite Resorts in the Maldives

Relax in style at one of the most luxurious hotels and resorts in the Maldives. The Destination Wedding Planner Congress Conference (DWP) has exposed us to so many hotels and we are in awe from these gorgeous properties. Whether you are looking for an exotic destination wedding location or looking for the perfect honeymoon getaway, these properties are absolutely extraordinary. …

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Thailand Trip

WE HAVE ARRIVED IN THAILAND!! What an exhilarating experience, to share my passion with others while being in such an exotic country! Thailand, Thailand, Thailand you have stolen my heart!  The 4th Annual Destination Wedding Planner Congress (#DWP_Congress) has truly given me inspiration to SO many new ideas which I can share with our clients. I am so humble to …

SJS Events Plaza Photo Shoot

When the right team of vendors come together it equals absolute PERFECTION! We are blown away from how amazing the photos from our Plaza Photo Shoot came out. We are so fortunate to be able to collaborate with so many talented vendors. We could not have displayed South Asian and Western Weddings in a more seamless way without this dream …

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The Top 5 Indian Designers Right Now

The Indian fashion industry is constantly growing and with that some of the most talented designers have transpired. We have listed some of the top Indian designers that have effortlessly intertwined age-old traditions with modern style.  After falling in love with these gorgeous dresses, the only next step is setting up an appointment with these remarkable designers. Check out below …

Smoke & Mirrors

“There is no smoke without fire” they say… Let the ambiance of your wedding celebrate the flame of the love you share, and may it reflect generously on all your guests with a “Smoke & Mirrors” background theme. Who said your reception had to be “Pretty in Pink”? We love pairing the black and grey color scheme with colors such …

Shakespeare in the Park Meets Indian Weddings

There is nothing more romantic than a whimsical and enchanted garden to make your Indian Wedding unforgettable. The Shakespearean Style, with the use of pinks, delicate flowers, and candles is the inspiration for an upcoming wedding we have. We cannot wait to share more photos!        

Lowes Miami Beach Hotel Visit

Lowes Miami Beach Hotel is an absolute must see! My visit of this oceanfront hotel was nothing short of spectacular. From full service poolside cabanas to ultimate spa services at the Exhale Spa, it is the ultimate in luxury. Their grand ballroom, that can accommodate up to 1000 guests with rounds was really what made this property the perfect location …

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Jeweler King: Zameer Kassam

The king of all jewels, Zameer Kassam, has built a diamond empire.  We are sincerely OBSESSED! His passion of jewelry from a young age has pushed him to pursue his dream of  starting his own business, where he can have personal connections with his customers while still giving them a one of a kind piece of jewelry.  He uses a …

Color of the Year: Pantone’s Greenery

Be inspired this year with Pantone’s color of the year, Greenery. This is an amazing color to incorporate into your wedding’s color scheme whether paired with rose gold, silver, or pale pink. We love how this color symbolizes new beginnings and can be very versatile. From invitations, cakes, centerpieces, and backdrops, Greenery, can really enhance the overall ambiance of your …