“Come to our rehearsal dinner.”
This is always an invitation I enjoy. Meeting family and friends, those closest the bride and groom, in a relaxed environment allows me to connect with each person without the pressures and distractions of a wedding. It was the start of a wedding weekend that put the emphasis on family. Melissa and Ajit joined their cultures and families together through multiple days of celebrations, blending Indian customs with western traditions. Their celebrations started with a casual rehearsal dinner on Thursday, a day of Indian celebrations including mhendi and mayian on Friday, with a Sangeet at La Terreza in the evening, and a marriage ceremony and reception on Sunday.
“Our wedding was a celebration of love and of joining two families and two cultures,” Melissa said. "We wanted our wedding to show not only our love for one another but also for our families.”
Venue: The View on Lonsdale
Bride: Dress by Anais Anette from Union Bridal, Badgley Mishka flats, jewellery gifted from moms.
Groom: Tom Ford tuxedo from Harry Rosen, Eton shirt, Ferragamo shoes.
Floral: Hanaki Floral Design
Decor: Bespoke Decor
DJ: DJ Gary at Decibel Entertainment
Makeup: Tarah Kostenko
Hair: Nadia Bullock
Catering: Forage Catering
Cake: Butter Baked Goods
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