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 …

Manish Malhotra

There is no one more iconic in the Indian fashion world than ManishMalhotra! His new designs are synonymous with opulence, elegance, and pure luxury! Take a look at some of our favorites! For more information on where you can purchase these stunning outfits, check out his official website here: http://www.manishmalhotra.in/

Luxury Linens

We are often asked by our brides to come up with creative ideas to enhance décor. One of the first things we recommend is for them to pay careful attention to their selection of linen. While polycotton linens are the standard linens offered by venues, we recommend something more elegant. Lamour – A glamorous linen that looks very rich on …

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 …

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 …

Aruba Planning Trip Inspiration

Planning, planning, and more planning! The fun part of being a wedding planner are the trips that come along with the job. I especially love destination weddings. We have had the pleasure to work with the always spectacular Hilton Aruba and being onsite today. The majestic deep blue ocean and golden sand create the perfect scenic view for any wedding …

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!        

Video Invitations

Something old; something new; Something to hold; and something to view Imagine opening an envelope to find a wedding invitation that surprises you – in a good way! Engaging Invites has taken the tradition of a beautiful paper based wedding invite, and infused it with the latest technology by including a video screen with sound.  Blending both tradition and technology; neither …

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 …