Guest Blogger: Candice Pereira

Candice Pereira is the co-founder and Creative Head for Marry Me - The Wedding Planners in Mumbai, India. Candice's international exposure, local knowledge, and young enthusiastic team has brought success to her wedding planning company. The company's design style, attention to detail, and personalized service ensures that couples will enjoy their special day and have their wedding vision executed. Every detail of the wedding from décor to legalities, from clothes to transport is managed with ease by Marry Me -The Wedding Planners.

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Indian Fabrics To Incorporate In Your Theme

Tired of using the same the red, gold, maroon and orange color palette in for your Indian wedding décor? How about using prints and fabrics characteristic to the Indian cultures as part of your décor! There are many colorful and vivid Indian textiles which are recognized worldwide and can be used more

Posted Wednesday 9/26/2012

by Candice Pereira 

Mehndi Gifts For Your Guests

Welcoming guests whole heartedly, keeping them happy and showering them with gifts is a common sentiment in any Indian wedding, irrespective of class, caste or region. The gifts and favors for every function are carefully picked out and packaged stylishly. The mehndi is a colorful and lively more

Posted Saturday 9/15/2012

by Candice Pereira 

The Indian Baraat 101

The baraat or wedding procession is the highlight of all Indian weddings. The baraat consists of different elements, which combine to give an extravagant feel to the wedding itself. The baraat usually consists of the groom’s friends and family members who accompany the groom to the wedding venue. more

Posted Friday 6/22/2012

by Candice Pereira 

Five Ways To Involve Your Groom In The Wedding Planning

As wedding planners, we come across many grooms who do not know what role they can play in planning a wedding and prefer leaving all decisions to the bride. This is because of the misconception that a wedding involves a lot of planning, attention to detail and of course lots of pretty things – more

Posted Saturday 6/2/2012

by Candice Pereira 

Indian Weddings in Offbeat Locations

If you are one of those couples who prefer getting married away from the hectic pace and maddening crowd of today, here is a look at some offbeat destinations which will serve your purpose of a quite serene and beautiful wedding location.The Himalayas always seems to be associated with cold weather, more

Posted Thursday 5/31/2012

by Candice Pereira 


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Muslim Weddings: Glossary of Terms

Dirhams: Monetary amount.Dinar: Unit of currency.Druze: Islamic sect.Durid: Blessings.Fatha: Pre-wedding ceremony to bless the fathers of the bride and groom.Fatihah: First chapter of the Quran.Hattabin: Representatives of the groom, usually male friends or family.Henna: Plant dye used to stain more

Posted Monday 12/7/2009

by Robin Beth Schaer 

Video: Marilyn & Tarrik's Muslim Wedding Couple's Shoot

We are loving the colors and details of this Muslim couple's shoot! Canada bride and groom Marilyn and Tarrik work the camera, and Curtis Moore of Moore Photography does a great job capturing their personalities. Want more? Click here for their wedding! more

Posted Friday 10/23/2009


Video: Shamela & Qasir's Elegant Muslim Wedding

We love the amazing editing by Hussein of Eastern Elegance on this wedding video -- it definitely showcases the celebration at Shamela and Qasir's elegant more

Posted Friday 9/25/2009


Muslim Wedding Ceremony Traditions

From the United States to the Middle East to South Asia, Islam stretches across a diverse terrain of politics and culture with followers and practices as varied as the countries from which they hail. Marriage in Islam is viewed as a religious obligation, a contract between the couple and Allah. more

Posted Monday 12/7/2009


Video: Shazia & Afnan's Muslim Wedding

This Muslim wedding video, shot by Bloomsbury Films ( has it all: dancing, dinner, and tons of shots of the beautiful wedding attire. Enjoy! See more videos from this more

Posted Wednesday 9/30/2009



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