Expectations in an Indian Wedding?

Everything you need to know about attending an Indian wedding.

Q: What should I wear to an Indian wedding ceremony?

A: Brighter is better. Don’t be afraid to wear a bold color—that will help you fit in with the Indian guests who’ll be dressed in vibrant colors and eye-catching jewelry. If you don’t have a traditional sari or lengha, don’t worry—a jewel-tone dress with a shawl is appropriate too.

Q: Is it true that Indian weddings last for several days? What will I be expected to attend?

A: A traditional Indian wedding lasts an average of three days. On the first night, a priest will often perform the ganesh pooja, a ceremony that usually happens at home with only the couple, the bridal party and close relatives in attendance.

The second day begins with a mehndi ceremony...

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The most stunning ideas for innovative lightings @ your wedding

Whether it’s a Sangeet, a Cocktail Night or an evening Wedding, lighting is the one thing we always forget to plan for. At Starweddings, we are in fact partial to fairy lights or even chandeliers but really, what’s out there for new-age brides? We scourged the gallery for ideas and found some super creative stuff that’s gonna blow your mind. Now it’s up to your decor vendor to fulfill that promise so here’s some inspiration to get started!

The Light Jungle

 

Just weave a bunch of lights into a crazy pathway and make them look like a jungle – so chic and so much fun! And well, pictures under it te...

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The Most Amazing Fusion Dessert Ideas for your Wedding!

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Bored of serving and eating the same old Gulab Jamun, Gajar Halwa and Ice Cream at every wedding? We agree that these are timeless Indian desserts which find a favorable palate in people of every age and type, but how about we mix things up a bit? If you’re looking to do something a little out-of-the-box for your wedding, then here is some amazing inspiration… some interesting desserts for Indian weddings.. some old, some new and some which are a mix of the two!

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Gulab Jamun Cheesecake

Is it a Gulab Jamun, or is it a Cheesecake?… Wait… it’s both! An amazing way to bring together two favourites! And trust us, it tastes as good as it looks!

Gulkand Cupcakes

How adorable do these look? We are pretty certai...

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Simple Mehendi Designs for Brides Who Don’t Like To Go OTT!

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So are you a bride who doesn’t like an arm full of Mehendi on your big day? It could be due to an allergy, the repulsive smell or just not being fond of Mehendi. Whatever it is, it’s part of our tradition, and whether you like it or not, someone in the family will pretty much get you put at least a little bit on. That is exactly why StarWeddings  has put up a list of options for you, which will make you and everyone else happy! Simple and minimalistic Mehendi designs that solve the problem in a jiffy!

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DIY Braids That Are Perfect For your Mehendi!

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In mostly all Indian weddings, your hair will probably be tied up and covered with a dupatta on your wedding day. That leaves the pre-wedding functions to give you an opportunity to get creative with your hairstyles. But have you maxed out your budget paying up for your bridal couture, the best makeup artist and hairstylist? Mehendi is one function that you can go low on so why not save the hairstylist money with these simple DIY braids. Braids are our favourite, they are the most versatile hairstyle and will suit anyone. Plus, they’re beautiful, easy and effortless!

The Bohemian Side Braid

This braid looks beautiful on coloured and long hair...

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Honeymoon Destinations Abroad That You Don’t Need A Visa For

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Once the wedding has gone off as smoothly and successfully as you could ever hope for, it is time for the cherry on the cake – the honeymoon. If you have spent months planning the wedding, you have surely spent a little time planning the honeymoon – the location, applying for leave from work beforehand, and visa complications if you are travelling abroad. The visa process can be lengthy and a little bit of a kill joy for some. However, not all foreign destinations have to end up being a source of visa related worries. Here are a few wonderful foreign honeymoon destinations that do not require a visa, leaving you to bask in the first romance of marriage.

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6 Stunning Celeb Outfits To Inspire Your Sangeet Style!

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Your bestie’s shaadi is like excitement at an all new level! But deciding what to wear is such a huge task in itself. So this year, as you prepare to swing it and shake it at your BFF’s sangeet, we bring you some much needed inspiration from the glamorous world of Bollywood. Steal these fab styles to cast an everlasting impression!

Cropping it in yellow

Now Aditi Rao Hydari sure knows how to look her very best – every time! For a Dilli ki shaadi, she chose a vibrant yellow crop top and skirt set. It’s such a fun fusion lehenga with colourful art and a relaxed silhouette. She styled it with pretty, gold jhumkis, slicked back hair and fresh dewy makeup. Dance all night?! With this look you certainly can!

A sexy, fusion style

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How to Dress Up Your Going Away Car

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Imagine the bride and groom walking off into the sunset after the wedding? Ummm nope. These days, everyone has a sweet ride, pimped up and ready to go after the bidaai. But those somewhat tacky floral decorations are now done to death. So here are a few ways to give your car a pretty touch, just a few ideas that will get you looking like a million bucks as you ride into the sunset.

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Trending: Floral Jaal!

 floral dupatta all 

A class act, the dupatta was entirely made out of flowers, basically mallipoo or jasmine buds. A border was made with other flowers but this one had so much sass. It’s easy to ask your florist to make and it sure does make your pictures look amazing.

 

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Mehendi Jhullas You’ll Absolutely Want At Your Shaadi!

Colorful paper cones!

They took a traditional jhulla and turned it into one from a fantasy land! Yellow and purple flowers twine around the poles while a curtain of colourful paper cones hangs above! And doesn’t that look super cute?! The yellow and purple colour scheme is our favorite too.

Image: Stories by Joseph Radhik on Instagram

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