Real Wedding Feature – Indian Summer
Today’s wedding we’ve chosen to showcase took place this summer on quite possibly the hottest weekend of the year! Jean and Rob are both English but have South Indian roots so wanted to have two very different aspects to their wedding. As the Indian part would need to start very early due to the auspicious time in their religious calendar, it was decided to spread the celebrations across two days, with the Indian wedding being on a Friday and the English part on the adjacent Saturday.
Unlike a lot of Indian weddings, Jean & Rob’s was relatively intimate and the brief was to create a day that was elegant but also colourful, so purple and hot pink were the main colours with touches of orange. The day itself started early with breakfast at 6.30am and the ceremony was a rich and vibrant one full of rituals and traditions. The main focal point was the white Mandap in the Orchid room which had beautiful floral arrangements by Euphoric Flowers in each corner. The white aisle was decorated with deep pink rose petals and candles in hurricane vases. In the adjacent room the ceremonial swing was covered in pink and purple garlands and jasmine. To indicate the walkway for the procession through the house, tea lights and candles were in abundance and helped to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. As there is so much to include in one blog post we will show the English part of the celebrations in a couple of weeks…
It was an absolute pleasure to work with Jean and Rob to plan their special day and we wish them lots of happiness for the future.
All photos were taken by the fabulous Steven Brooks