Indian style wedding

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Traditional weddings are gradually losing their relevance, and modern couples are increasingly choosing unusual options for a wedding celebration. An Indian-style wedding is an original and beautiful stylization that will certainly surprise guests. Oriental flavor, fiery Indian music and luxury outfits will help to make a truly exclusive wedding. But such a celebration requires careful preparation: the choice of thematic wedding dresses, music, compilation of the menu, as well as many other things, so it’s worthwhile to deal with organizational issues in advance.

Indian style wedding organization

To organize an Indian style wedding, it is completely optional to comply with all Indian traditions and rules. It will be sufficient to use the basic style: in the design of the hall, outfits, as well as borrow some recipes of traditional Indian cuisine. Weddings in India are celebrated using a variety of traditions, depending on the state, so you should feel free to make your own adjustments..

When organizing such a wedding, the bride and groom should warn the guests in advance about the theme of the holiday, as well as clarify the mandatory dress code so that the wedding looks harmonious. Choosing a wedding venue is one of the most important nuances, it can be a large country villa, a restaurant or an exit ceremony in tents. The main thing is a beautiful and thematic design of the hall, a harmonious abundance of details in the Indian style.

According to Indian traditions, the groom comes to the bride on a light horse. In our conditions, it is difficult to imagine the groom on horseback, so you can simply decorate the car with different luminous flashlights, flowers. The car will look best in white. The organization of such a wedding takes a lot of time, requires knowledge of the subject, Indian rules, traditions.

It’s a good idea to buy small souvenir gifts for guests. Ideal souvenirs in the Indian theme. It can be elephant figures, golden Buddha figurines, bracelets with stones, bright earrings, sets of spices, oriental-style combs or other themed options. To the gifts should be added small notes with thanks from the couple.

Examples of gifts at an Indian wedding

Indian style room decoration

The wedding in the Indian style implies luxurious details: a lot of gold, burgundy shades, an abundance of fresh flowers, expensive fabrics. To design a hall for an exit ceremony, you will need a huge number of rose petals: white, red, pink. It is customary to shower the newlyweds with rose petals as in our traditions they shower with grain, coins. Along with fresh flowers, the use of artificial bouquets is possible. There are many options for how to arrange a venue for such a wedding:

  • An Indian-style wedding under the tents is romantic, but requires a long preparation. For an outdoor ceremony, you need a separate tent, and the fabrics for its decoration should be light, bright shades. Velvet red fabrics, flowerpots, golden details - all this should be present in the hall to imitate real India. Instead of chairs, voluminous pillows of bright colors are suitable: gold, red, purple.

Indian wedding under the tents
  • Hall in the restaurant. The easiest option would be to find a banquet hall in Indian restaurants, then you don’t have to bother too much with its design, and if you have a restaurant in mind and it is far from Indian motifs, you will need many accessories for its decoration. The main thing is a huge number of flowers, petals, scented candles, which will add romance and mystery. Only need to choose candles with a light aroma, no sugary smells.

Restaurant Decoration Indian Wedding
  • Hall «Peacock feather». The main element for decoration is a peacock feather with all its colors. Luxurious materials, mainly velvet, silk, are ideal for such a wedding. The color scheme is saturated with all shades of blue, green, and the tables are decorated with bouquets of bright flowers, candlesticks, other details at the discretion of the groom and the bride.

Indian-style room decoration “Peacock Feather”

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  • Red and gold room. The most traditional and classic design is the hall of red and gold colors. These colors symbolize luxury, wealth, so the Indians prefer them. Burgundy roses, poppies on the table are the best elements of decor, and the chairs on which the newlyweds will sit should resemble a real throne, so you should start looking for such a detail in advance. Do not forget about bright lighting, and the floor needs to be decorated with carpets to fully comply with Indian traditions.

Red and Gold Indian Wedding Decoration

The image of the bride and groom

An Indian-style wedding is not only a properly designed hall and Indian music, but also the harmony of all elements. Without correctly selected dresses for the newlyweds, the wedding will not have its own flavor. Therefore, you need to monitor Internet resources, consult with experts so as not to make a mistake, choosing a wedding outfit.

The classic image of an Indian bride is a red sari with gold patterns. Saree colors can be either purple, orange, or green, burgundy. In India, the opposite is true, white symbolizes mourning, and black is considered a symbol of darkness, so these colors are strictly prohibited. Bride's hair is smoothly laid, oiled, add expensive jewelry. Makeup for Indian brides bright, bold.

A distinctive feature of Indian brides is considered a beautiful hand painting, which is applied the day before the wedding - mehendi. Patterns, as well as the size of the picture can be different - all at the request of the bride. Mehendi is not an easy temporary tattoo on the hands of the bride, but a real work of art, which is applied using henna. This is an unusually beautiful addition to the image of a girl..

The appearance of the bride in the Indian style

The suit of the groom at the wedding is called Salvar Kamiz, the beige color of the outfit is very popular. An obligatory element is a turban of gold color, as well as garlands of fresh flowers that the groom hangs on his neck. The groom's shoes look very pompous with long curved socks. In the modern world, the suit of the groom can be changed at his request, it is not a problem to add other elements, to bring your ideas into the image.

Indian style wedding script

If you want to completely immerse yourself in the Indian world, you will not be enough just Indian outfits. It is important to create a real thematic atmosphere, the idea of ​​the original scenario of the celebration. During a wedding banquet, you need to come up with various thematic competitions, dances, and performances. This will definitely amuse the guests as well as the young.

The ransom is perfectly organized as the abduction of the bride by an Indian gang, and the groom will have to overcome the path before getting her back. You need to come up with exciting tasks for the groom in advance. It’s also good to come up with a ransom in the style of one of the popular Indian films, for example, «Slumdog Millionaire». The main thing should be interesting, energetic.

Fun at the wedding in the Indian way

During the banquet, it is worth warning the host (host) of the mandatory dress code, as well as consult about wedding contests. A professional illusionist, a fire show, Indian dances and much more can amuse the guests. It's great to start the wedding ceremony with a short video about newlyweds in the style of an Indian film, telling about acquaintance, love, development of relationships before the wedding.

Process video

Watch the video how the couple had a great Indian-style wedding and got married:

An Indian-style wedding is an occasion to have a wonderful time, to make this day truly unique, exclusive. Complex organizational worries are necessarily compensated by a fun pastime that guests, organizers, newlyweds will remember with a smile on their faces. Choosing an Indian celebration, you get originality, fun and exotic.