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August | 2013 | California and International Wedding Planner

Sasha and Eric | Nikah Ceremony

August 27th, 2013

This was the Muslim Nikah Ceremony, where the marriage certificate is signed by the bride and groom in front of 2 witnesses. It is usually conducted by a pious person of the community, called an imam. Exquisite-Events-Evening-Ceremony-1

Exquisite-Events-Evening-Ceremony-2Nikah was held at the bride's home in an intimate ceremony of close family and friends.


Exquisite-Events-Evening-Ceremony-4We used whites and creams with lots of candles and accented with color in the lighting. It was a beauiful, simple occasion before the Sangeet the next day which was full of color!

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Sasha and Eric | Sangeet Ceremony

August 23rd, 2013

Sasha and Eric's Sangheet Ceremony was full of rich, vibrant reds and oranges. The term Sangeet is Sanskrit, which when translated into English literally means as sung together. The Sangeet ceremony takes place two or three days before the wedding, and is a Punjabi(Indian/Pakistani) ceremony. In the old days, the Sangeet was reserved for women only, but these days many couples are deciding to have a Sangeet that includes both women and men.

Exquisite-Events-Sangheet-1The Sangeet is a time for celebrating, singing, dancing and joking. It can include some good-natured ribbing of the couple’s soon-to-be in-laws and it’s also a perfect time for wedding guests to meet and get to know each other. The bridal and grooms party will each learn songs and dances to perform. Traditional Indian instruments, like a dholki (a two-sided drum), are often used in the ceremony as well. After all the singing and dancing is finished, guests enjoy beautiful hor d’oeuvres and sweet dishes. To learn more about the difference between Sangheet and Mehndi click here.

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Featured on Wedding Style Website!

August 8th, 2013

Our Gorgeous Couple is featured on the Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Web Site.

Sasha and Eric as seen in Grace Ormonde

August 7th, 2013

We are thrilled to see see Sasha's and Eric's Wedding in Grace Ormondes Wedding Style Magazine. Grace and her team of editors literally have thousands of weddings to choose from when selecting their featured weddings. We were honored and naturally thrilled when we received word that this very special Beverly Hills Wedding would be featured in the Fall 2013 Issue. Stayed tuned for next week when we share all of the gorgeous details that we could not include in the Magazine. XOXO

Featured in Grace Ormonde Wedding Style

August 5th, 2013

The Fall Issue of Grace Ormonde Wedding Style has two very distinct covers.  We're sharing both today as a sneak peek to our Real Wedding Featured in the Magazine. Be sure to log in tomorrow to see all of the gorgeousness from Sasha and Eric's Wedding.

The Ballroom Transformation

August 2nd, 2013

Thank you Hidden Garden Flowers for sharing these pictures of the Regent Beverly Wilshire Ballroom transformation. So cool!

Regent Beverly Wilshire Transformation

There is nothing like walking into a ballroom and seeing the finished product - a grand ballroom set with lighting, flowers, custom linens, specialty chairs.  Sometimes it's even hard to imagine the room without any of the decor items in place.  The transformation is unbelievable.  We took a few images along the way of our wedding this weekend with Exquisite Events to give you a 'behind the scenes' view of the transformation of the ballroom at the Regent Beverly Wilshire.  More to come! Xo, Trisha
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