Otis & Nitasha’s Hindu Christian Wedding

Nitasha and Otis certainly went to great lengths to ensure their wedding guests truly had an unforgettable evening. Both families experienced two very culturally different ceremonies: a Hindu ceremony followed by a Christian ceremony. It’s so lovely that each family embraced each other’s customs and rituals.  Continue reading

Adnan and Safaa’s wedding

Today I have the lovely modern muslim wedding of Adnan and Safaa. How gorgeous is Safaa’s stunning wedding dress? Amazing. I haven’t featured a muslim wedding on the blog yet and I am so excited to. I honestly don’t know much about them and I’m looking forward to learning more and more through real weddings and the help from the SWB community.
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Is it impossible to keep everyone happy at an Asian wedding?

I’m listening back to Nihal on bbc Asian network where he was discussing the topic -

Is it impossible to keep everyone happy at an Asian wedding?

If you haven’t been to an Asian wedding, you’re probably a bit confused. Back in the day the bride and groom’s families would invite pretty much everyone they know. Which is why Asian weddings are usually full of hundreds and hundreds of people. It’s a wedding, it’s not culturally acceptable not to invite your aunties, uncles, cousins etc. This topic arose because a bride walked out of her own wedding in India because the groom’s side were presented with chicken when they demanded mutton by the bride’s family. She walked out, and never returned! Continue reading

Ayshea and James’ Wedding

I came across Ayshea and James’ wedding on lifelinephotography.co.uk and I loved the way they combined both cultures. I always love the idea of having two ceremonies or two dress changes so you get to experience a bit of both. A beautiful red lengha worn by Ayshea and a gorgeous black sherwani worn by James. Also a lovely wedding gown with a red belt for a statement look and James’ suit with red tie co-ordinated with Ayshea’s red belt. If you were a supplier at this wedding, please get in touch so I can credit your work. Enjoy! Continue reading