Southern Living Weddings feature of a Hindu Fusion wedding

Southern Living’s annual Wedding Issue is on the newsstands tomorrow and we’re thrilled to have Chris and Sangeeta’s double wedding featured.

That’s right, they did two ceremonies! One Hindu and one Western to honor their diverse heritage.  In fact the whole event was a mesh of different traditions and styles.  Read more below…

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Chris and Sangeeta’s Mix:

Elegant and rustic:  their reception was in a draped tent with chandeliers, all in a meadow on a private ranch in Hill Country.  Guests sat at long wooden tables with Chivari chairs. For dinner, both BBQ and Indian food was served.

Colorful and more colorful:  Hindu weddings are known for saturated colors.  Sangeeta and Chris playfully added even more color, with bouquets and table decor featuring reds, oranges, indigos and fuschias, and bridesmaids wearing bright coral dresses.

Ice cream was served right after the ceremony as is traditional with Hindu weddings, but the ice cream was Texas’ very own Bluebell, complete with the little wooden spoons.

Sangeeta went shopping for her beautiful ceremony saris in London, plus had a gorgeous Reem Acra gown for the reception.  Chris wore traditional Hindu attire paired with white Converse, then changed into a suit for the reception.

Family was super important.  Family photos were hung on many of the oak and pecan trees for the cocktail hour.  Plus, Chris’ mom made her famous pecan pies to go with the cupcakes and other traditional Indian treats.

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Thanks to these wedding professionals for collaborating on Chris and Sangeeta’s big day:

Event planner:  36th Street Events

Catering:  Kurant Events

Floral Artist:  Rose Hip Flora

Paper Suite:  Inviting Affairs

Cupcakes:  Delish

Mandap Decor:  Saffron Affairs

Henna:  Mehndi Time

(Southern Living’s cover photo of a cake is by Iain Bagwell)


3 Responses to “Southern Living Weddings feature of a Hindu Fusion wedding”

  1. erin Says:

    we are pretty awesome! thanks suzi!

  2. Suzi Says:

    yes ma’am. Love your floral masterpieces. Hey…got Twitter?

  3. Yvette Says:

    This is so gorgeous, so perfectly captured, and is one exquisite wedding…congratulations Suzi – your clients must be thrilled, and Southern Living Weddings must be going nuts to have this beauty in their magazine! XO

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