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Wedding Ideas: Cultural Traditions

Blended Christian and Hindu Wedding at Loft 310

May 11, 2017 | gabby

Teri and Sanjay’s Kalamazoo wedding was all about fusion. Their industrial venue, Loft 310 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, was a fusion of location, being halfway between their current city of Chicago and their hometown of Fort Wayne. Their two ceremonies, Christian and Hindu, were a fusion of their cultures, and every detail (down to Teri’s bridal looks and their dinner menus!) beautifully reflected their two styles. We are so in love with how Rhino Weddings photographed Teri and Sanjay’s bright […]

This Vibrant Multicultural Wedding at Micklefield Hall Had 3 Beautiful Ceremonies

May 3, 2017 | gabby

Mansi and Angus had always wanted to honor their cultural backgrounds at their wedding, so instead of having just one ceremony, the couple’s special day featured 3 multicultural ceremonies! Their Micklefield Hall wedding began with a stunning Hindu ceremony, then was followed by civil and Jewish ceremonies next to a gorgeous pond. We love how seamless Mansi’s style transitions from traditional Hindu attire Photographer Ann-Kathrin Koch captured every beautiful moment of Mansi and Angus’s wedding, including their vibrant floral details. The Couple: […]

This Constellation-Inspired Kelowna Wedding is Positively Magical

April 30, 2017 | juliette

Indian and Western cultures come together in a beautiful way in this backyard Kelowna wedding! Jen and Dhawal payed special tribute to the groom’s Indian heritage before the ceremony with a traditional Baraat procession, Varmala (garland exchange), and a walk around the sacred fire. The ceremony then continued with slight twists on Western wedding traditions, including a mad-lib style vow exchange! With the help of  Top Knot Events, the couple created a constellation theme in shades of blue and […]

Magical Estate Wedding in the Middle of a Redwood Forest

April 18, 2017 | gabby

Leyla and Mathew love the natural mood of redwood forests, so for their wedding, they brought their guests out to the middle of a forest for two elegant ceremonies and a romantic tented reception. The bride is Persian-American, so the couple decided on having a traditional Persian ceremony to honor her roots following their western ceremony. Photographer Bethany Carlson captured every gorgeous detail of Leyla and Mathew’s estate wedding, including the fresh and greenery-inspired décor the couple chose […]

Rustic Glam Colombian Destination Wedding

March 28, 2017 | gabby

This Colombian destination wedding featured rustic vibes with hints of glam! Amanda and Andy immediately fell in love with Colombia on their first visit to Cartagena, so when it was time to select a wedding destination, they knew exactly where to go. The couple chose to decorate their venues with greenery and light tones of peach and white to reflect their love of nature, yet weren’t afraid to glam it up with luxe tablescapes and a […]

Moroccan-Inspired Boho Chic Wedding in Southern Italy

March 27, 2017 | gabby

Inspired by Morocco’s boho chic vibes and the Mediterranean’s effortless beauty, this couple’s wedding in Southern Italy featured an array of exotic textures and whitewashed accents! Stacey, a lifestyle blogger, and Jeffrey spent seven months researching which country to host their destination wedding in, and their hard work paid off: the landscape of Southern Italy was perfect for their event’s multicultural details. The couple incorporated personalized tambourines, handmade tassels, and out-of-this-world reception décor to reflect their love […]

Enchanting Jewish Wedding in Cleveland, Ohio

March 4, 2017 | juliette

Jenny and Mike’s wedding in Cleveland was full of emotion, beauty, and fun spins on cultural traditions. A Charming Fete wedding planners created a dreamy garden ceremony and reception in a palette of ivory, blush, and gold, incorporating rustic details into an elegant, minimalist design. Although the couple kept with Jewish wedding tradition in most regards, they also did a great job personalizing the ceremony and reception to reflect their relationship and their values. At the ceremony, they said the traditional Jewish […]

This Mann Family Farm Wedding Combines French and West Coast Countryside Vibes

January 25, 2017 | gabby

Eryn and Alexis love the California countryside so much, they decided to throw their wedding there – even though they live in Paris! Luckily, Eryn’s family lives in California, so they were able to secure the couple’s dream venue and help plan the details while Eryn and Alexis were overseas. The couple’s special day at Mann Family Farm featured West Coast countryside charm with touches of romantic French culture, which meant tons of gorgeous florals and a […]

Tuscan-Inspired California Wedding at The Villa San Juan Capistrano

January 21, 2017 | juliette

After a nine-month adventure exploring 23 countries, immersing themselves in foreign cultures, and getting engaged in Bali, it was perfectly fitting that Leah and Skyler’s wedding at The Villa San Juan Capistrano had an old-world vibe that was rich in both culture and elegance. In addition to the traditional wedding events, the couple had a sofreyé aghd ceremony to pay tribute to the bride’s Persian background. Joy n’ Company selected romantic and timeless details that complemented the naturally gorgeous wedding venue, […]

Scandinavian Fairy Tale Wedding at Foxfire Mountain House

December 21, 2016 | gabby

Kirsten and Justin’s Foxfire Mountain House wedding combined their love for their shared Norwegian heritage with the playfulness of their favorite Scandinavian fairy tales! Kirsten and Justin invited their closest family and friends to their magical wedding weekend that included a Pagan ceremony, a harvest dinner, and two seriously awesome cakes. This very crafty couple placed an emphasis on making sure every detail of their wedding was thoughtful and local, from their DIY garlands made of foraged wheat and flowers down […]