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Indian Weddings: A modern view


Wedding is the union of two individuals, their souls and their families. Indian weddings have never been less than a series of festivals being celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm. With the changing traditions, standards and preferences of the bride and the groom, the Indian weddings have been modernised and a western version of Indian weddings is now available in India. Today, we bring you the updates to modernise your wedding.


Traditionally the Mehndi ceremony was centered towards then nation of hands and feet of the bride and the groom. This tradition no longer seems to be practiced for the groom. For bride, the ceremony is still celebrated with great joy. Mehndi designers have been modernised. Modern mehndi having glitters, colours and beads along with other accessories, have replaced the traditionally used henna.


The invitation cards have been modernised and digitalised. The cards have become more fancy and are elegantly decorated with pictures of bride and groom. The invitation can be sent digitally by a video or multimedia message.


Temples and guest houses are no longer in use as a marriage venue. Inn are commonly preferred now. The open wedding system has been replaced by a Banquette hall. Destination weddings are also getting popular day by day.

use of flowers has been reduced in decoration. Lights, curtains and other accessories are being used to decorate the venue. Use of finished interiors has gained popularity.


Use of heavy lehnga for bride is still in fashion. The dress of bride and groom are now selected to compliment each other. Variety of colours apart from red are being used for bridal lehenga. Golden and Off-white are being preferred over red. The groom can be dressed in indo-western rather than a simple coat suit.


Elegantly decorated with curtains. Prefer circular geometry because it is in fashion. Keep decoration moderate and matching your venue interior.

-Raghav Goyal


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