I’ve been looking forward to Maki + Jiten’s wedding for quite some time! It was a three-day wedding extravaganza, filled with tradition and amazing moments! We began at Maki’s family home for the Mehndi, which is an open house for guests to meet, mingle and take part in the Mehndi ceremony, otherwise known as Henna. It’s such a gorgeous art form and is said to bring good luck, good health and prosperity to the bride on her wedding day!
The next evening was spent at Aria for the Sangeet. This is a night filled with celebration, music and dancing - and that’s an understatement - this night is SO fun! The bride, groom and all their family and friends really stepped it up with some amazing dancing! There was a very sweet moment during this night when Jiten surprised Maki with a performance to Bruno Mars’ “Marry You”. It was unforgettable and a great preface to the excitement of their wedding day, which is coming soon in Part 2 of this post! In the meantime, enjoy these moments from the Mehndi + Sangeet!
Wedding Planning, Styling and Coordination: Julia LaCroix Styled Events
Caterer: D'Amico Catering
Videography: A.B. Rich Films
DJ + Lighting: Instant Request
Umbrella Installation: PHOS Events
Rentals: Linen Effects
Desserts: Cocoa & Fig
Hair & Makeup: Emily J Hair + Makeup
Stationery: A Milestone Paper Co.
Calligraphy: Rosann Konieczny Calligrapher