Today we have come up with a real wedding story of two vivacious souls of same nature & personalities who decided to spend the rest of their lives together. Meet Manya & Arjun, the two school sweethearts who fell in love and had a grand destination wedding. This couple had a Hindu wedding & Sikh wedding and everything was planned by the bride & groom itself.
Manya & Arjun – #AM
Long Story Short – How They Met?
We first met in school – we know each other since 12 years now , like we were in the same class in school and we were very very close friends but then maybe destiny played its role and we ended up marrying each other.
The entire wedding was planned by bride & groom itself . From planning & co-oridnating outfits to deciding colour schemes, wedding theme, decor to working on every sing details & design, this couple left no stones unturned in making their dream wedding come true.
“We mainly chose The Roseate and shifted there for 4 days for our wedding festivities because of the beauty of the resort , the lakeside and serene environment. We chose a farm according to our big fat Indian wedding gathering size for the wedding rituals and reception dinner post that.” – says the bride. The couple had two weddings – both with Hindu & Sikh rituals and the pictures are spell-bounded.
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Gatsby Theme Cocktail Party
The pre-wedding celebrations started with Gatsby theme Cocktail party with candle decor & lots of glitter gold and black. The cocktail setup was at The Roseate (Lakeside) with some jazzy golden coverups for the table and bright red roses.
For Cocktail Night, bride looked gorgeous in lovely royal blue gown with trail fully embellished with sequins & beads. Her blue smokey eyes & open hair with curls complimented her Cocktail look. On the other hand , the groom looked handsome in black tuxedo with sequin work on blazer. Well the bride & groom pretty played well with their cocktail outfits to match the theme.
Colorful Mehendi Function
The Mehendi function was about colours and a playful vibe. For mehendi, the couple planned to have a quirky decor in Magenta & orange hues that complimented their outfits for the night. Bride Manya looked absolutely beautiful in orange lehenga paired with magenta dupatta. What caught our eyes was her flawless eye makeup in pink , yellow, orange shade & her bangles with customized latkans with the couple name & their wedding hashtag #AM embroidered on it. Whereas groom went looked smart in bandhgala long jacket of magenta color paired with black pants. And he family and friends were spotted in a green colour theme for Mehendi.
For couple sitting,they had kept a beautiful swing decorated with flowers in the centre of the pool. The Mehendi function was high on spirits and energy,endless dhol beats and live singing and even the cocktails were named after the bride and groom.
The Haldi had a traditional yellow theme, from haldi decoration to outfits everything was yellow. For Haldi bride looked pretty in light orange silk skirt with gotta work on it & choli and groom went with yellow kurta.
“I had decided having two weddings means two absolutely different looks. I chose a traditional red Lehenga for the Hindu wedding and my partner matched it perfectly.”- says the bride.
Their Hindu Wedding & Sikh Wedding looks will definitely blow your mind. Scroll down to have a closer look at the deets.
“However, for the Sikh wedding I chose a baby pink pakistani style Lehenga which happens to be my favourite look as well.” – says the bride.
Best Moments From Wedding
“The most fun part of the wedding day was obviously getting ready for wedding, I was basically living my childhood dream to be dressed up as a bride and the moment was both emotional and a beautiful experience for me . I moment I walked out and sat like queen on Carriage ( Rath) and moved towards my partner happens to be favourite it was no less than a movie scene for me.”- says the bride.
Royal Bridal Entry
Advice for other brides-to-be
“All brides-to-be should start planning their wedding way in advance and play an active role in the entire planning because these memories are priceless. This way they can give their personal touch to it. Also, personally i feel it’s important to sleep and eat well in the month of the wedding. It’s important for that glow on the D-day.” – says bride Manya.
Makeup Artist: Wamika Bajaj
Photographer & Videographer: Kbstudioproductions
Wedding Outfit: Kamal Bhai
Wedding Planner: Self planned @arjunkakkar95 & @manyabatra7
Groom Outfits: Sulakshana Monga
Mehendi Artist: Gurleen Kaur Sachdev
Jewellery( Floral Jewellery, Bridal Jewellery): Khanna Jewellers