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Lavish Wedding of the Year Arpita Khan & Aayush Sharma

Most spoken Wedding of the Year: Arpita Khan & Aayush Sharma

Rachana lucknowala vivaah stylist decorationRachana Lucknowala, Vivaah – Wedding Décor stylist & creative consultant, has managed some of the most talked about celebrity weddings, including the most recent “Arpita Khan and Aayush Sharma wedding” a young modern couple belonging to Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s Family.  In this piece Rachana shares her wedding and reception ambience with Khan Family and her creative inputs, attention to minute details.

Wedding Frame Arpita Khan Salman Sister

Arpita Khan’s wedding was managed as a celebrity wedding just like other high profile weddings in terms of décor and other essentials. Of course it had to be customized, and very exclusive. For Arpita Khan’s wedding the entire Khan family was excited as it was a wedding happening in the family after 16 years. The family evaluated every minute detail to make the event a grand celebration. From venue selection, to guest invites, to decor & catering everything was selected for the list of affluent personalities from all walks of life.

Arpita Khan Wedding Decor-by-vivaah

The decoration responsibility was assigned to “Vivaah” for the wedding which was held on 18th November, 2014 at Hyderabad and Reception in Mumbai on 21st November, 2014. The family decided to have pink and white as the theme of the wedding, which was suggested after considering their reputation, as the theme truly presents the royal image. The venue was decorated with the shades of white and pink with drapes, flowers and other decoration that brightened the marriage celebration.

For evening reception, we insisted them to choose Victorian theme. The Victoria theme decoration with white drapes, flowers made guests feel the atmosphere of a royal wedding and Arpita herself felt not less than Queen Victoria.

We got a lot of support from local agencies, and we also have a very strong team. As we have been in the industry for over 2 decades, it makes us specialist in destination wedding nationally and internationally. Vivaah is acknowledged as an expert for niche and high profile weddings. Our clientele consists of this very niche segment, and any wedding we decor is tailored as per taste & personality that spells class, elegance and grandeur.

Menu for Event or Wedding: Make or Break Decision to Make

“Choosing a menu is very important decision to take as it has direct impact on the budget and adding wow factor to the occasion.”

Quick and Easy Desserts

In India people are fond of variety in food. Whether it is wedding or an event, it is incomplete without scrumptious meal. It is not only forms a very large part of the budget, but getting it right is critical to the success of the day as apart from fondly remembering how lovely the decoration looked, the one other thing that sticks in the minds of guests is what the food was like. Never exclude Indian food from the menu. Today’s young generation may prefer eating snacks bites, but the elder in the family would opt for the traditional cuisine any day. A trend that has taken off in recent years is serving heavy appetizers instead of a meal, so refer to your guest list and see if this option is feasible. Generally people think that buffet is more expensive than the traditional sit-down meal, as guests will eat more food, but it would be wise to check the prices of both, sit-down as well as buffet and then take a final call.


Low Carb Diet Foods

Arrange for options to suit variety of taste buds. Also opt for light food option over something that is oily and fattening, as people nowadays have become increasingly health-consciousness. Therefore, provide an option for your guests for a good healthy salad section.


Food and Catering Services

To make the chore of planning easier, sometimes people choose to pick a venue and opt for them to handle everything: from décor food and bar counter to catering. You should make sure the venue allows you to use caterer of your choice. Also avoid live counters as they entail extra cost and are time consuming.


Menu Planning Ideas

Make sure you do not serve anything out of season because that would increase the cost enormously. Every course should complement each other, right from the welcome drink and starters to the mains and desserts. Avoid setting the menu as per individual preferences because it is impossible to keep everyone happy. The number of people attending the function should be confirmed before-hand. It helps avoid cooking extra food and wastage. Getting the menu for the wedding planned within a set budget is challenge. When you are on a tight budget and looking to balance the good and reasonable priced, especially when it comes to your menu the canapés and finger food are the best options. They not only fall under the trend of bite sized servings, but also allow for more variety in the taste making them an interesting part of the menu. You can choose from a host of options such as mini sliders, flat breads, mini pizzas, etc.

This type of menu is the perfect fit for Cocktail Parties and Sangeet Sandhya where fuss-free food allows for mingling and socializing. It’s important to keep in mind that menus should use locally sourced ingredients to keep cost at bay. While variety is important, it is necessary to not go overboard with surfeit of dishes.

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Awesome Places in Malaysia to Plan for A Destination Wedding

Getting a perfect life partner is the dream of everyone. You see the dream from childhood that the day when you will marry the day will be memorable for a lifetime. For this you opt for destination wedding, beach wedding, mountain wedding, resort as venue but when the day will arrive you will be confuse in choosing the right venue. Not to worry I share world’s best places and its destination ideas for make your wedding memorable.

Talking marriage vows amidst the melodious chatter of the birds, with the rustling sound of the wind brushing your face, the moon and stars smiling down upon you, the gushing water reminding you of the fervor in your feelings, and your entire family showering blessings is a dream wedding. It is an icing on the cake if you exchange vows at a scenic place where the beauty of the surrounding leaves no room for manual beautification. Choosing the perfect destination is no mean task. It must reflect your taste, style and your personality to the tee. Therefore, to make your task easy, we bring you the best destinations which are conveniently located from India and promise you unforgettable romantic wedding.



Destination Weddings in Malaysia

Malaysia exerts a huge pull towards Indians because of its advantageous location, beautiful surroundings and a rich cultural heritage. One can have a city, resort, beach or even a hillside wedding in Malaysia. A destination wedding in Malaysia is value for money and fits into every pocket.

Kuala Lumpur

With a mix of tradition and modernity, KL is a perfect wedding destination for those who want the best of both. It is an epitome of a progressive and sophisticated city with its bustling streets and shining offices. Kuala Lumpur has an irresistible aura to it. The urban city offers great hotels, value for money shopping, delicious food and numerous other activities. It is one of those cities where one is never short of “places to see” and “things to do”.


Langkawi is the most stunning and unspoiled island in Malaysia. The island gets its name from the russet eagles that fly atop it. It is couched against the backdrop of mountains and ancient lakes with a tropical climate. Covered in sand and surrounded by turquoise water, Langkawi is a treat to sore eyes known as lover’s paradise.


Called the “Pearl of the Orient”, Penang provides a view of Malaysia’s culture through its various temples. For couples who want to wed amongst the rich culture of Malaysia, Penang is the most appropriate destination. It is home to marvelous beaches and breathtaking sights. You could walk among ancient trees, along natural trails and explore the scenic beauty of Penang. Only about an hour’s flight from Kuala Lumpur.

These are the place across Malaysia where you can plan your destination wedding and make it fabulous.

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