Working for an upscale hotel company, I've attended and assisted plenty of Indian weddings to ensure all details were complete, from confirming that the tables were set with all provided decor and double checking that the horse was properly attended to after the Baraat.
I have not, however, had the pleasure of attending an Indian wedding as a guest....until this past weekend!
Prateek's cousin got married at a beautiful banquet facility on the Henry Ford Museum grounds in Michigan. P's sister graciously let me borrow some of her traditional clothes for the Sangeet and the Ceremony/Reception, and dressed me from head to toe with gorgeous bangles and jewelry to match the stunning Salwar Kameez and Sari.
|Ready for the Sangeet|
The detail on the back of this Sari is exquisite!
The bride was breathtaking, the food was delicious, and the celebrating lasted late into the night with a mix of American Top 40 and Indian favorites. Even a few I recognized, like
Beware: these songs will get stuck in your head. Watch and listen at your own discretion.