Kashish & Aseem's Extravagant Indian Wedding In Hua HinHua Hin Thailand Pyaari Weddings
In the realm of arranged marriages, where tradition has guided generations, destiny intervened to craft a love story that transcended boundaries and touched the depths of Kashish and Aseem's souls. Their paths converged during the pandemic's challenging times. Engaging in customary small talk with their families and conforming to the norms of arranged marriage felt daunting. Yet, when they finally met, it was as if fate had conspired to unite them. An immediate sense of belonging emerged, a connection surpassing superficiality, delving into profound understanding. They envisioned a future as partners and best friends, supporting each other through life's ups and downs.
Despite their differences—Kashish outgoing, Aseem reserved—they complemented each other perfectly.
Kashish and Aseem's love story possesses its own unique and beautiful qualities, characterized by a deliberate and traditional approach to building their connection. Rather than opting for a typical proposal, they believed in nurturing their relationship over time, delving deep into mutual understanding, and weathering life's challenges together.
However, that doesn't mean their journey lacked its share of special moments. At their sangeet function, Kashish surprised Aseem by deviating from customary norms. In front of their cherished relatives and loved ones, she gracefully knelt before him and expressed her heartfelt emotions. This moment was brimming with joy and love, and Aseem wholeheartedly embraced it.
Though their path to love didn't adhere to the conventional proposal narrative, the love and bond shared by Kashish and Aseem are undeniably enchanting and continue to strengthen daily.
The inspiration behind Kashish's engagement ring was a vision of understated elegance and enduring beauty. She communicated her desire for a 2-carat solitaire diamond ring with a diamond-adorned band, and to her delight, her partner affectionately fulfilled that request. The ring encompasses everything she had envisioned – serving as a profound symbol of their love and dedication, with its exquisite design mirroring the purity and brilliance of their relationship.
Vision for the Wedding
Kashish and Aseem's wedding was a magnificent yet intimate celebration, expertly blending opulent grandeur with understated charm. Over three days and six unique events, their commitment to perfection was evident in the carefully curated mood boards that set the ambiance for each occasion. The challenge of finding suitable Indian vendors in Thailand was surmounted when they connected with Raunak of Kalire Events. His intuitive grasp of their vision resulted in breathtaking wedding settings that exceeded their expectations.
The driving force behind their lavish celebration was the wedding of Kashish's sister-in-law, Arushi Chhabra. This unforgettable event, masterfully captured by Studio Snapster, showcased a harmonious blend of elegance and emotion, inspiring Kashish and Aseem to craft a similarly exceptional experience.
The Roka ceremony, hosted at Radisson Individuals in Narsapura, Bangalore, was a breathtaking event for Kashish and Aseem. With the backdrop of scenic mountains and lush green surroundings, the venue's infinity pool added an element of sophistication to the occasion. As the sun gradually descended, the ceremony acquired a truly enchanting atmosphere. Donned in pristine white ensembles, the couple commenced their journey of commitment.
The event's beauty was further enhanced by exquisite green floral arrangements, lovingly crafted by Kashish's talented sister-in-law. This sundowner celebration left an indelible mark, symbolizing the start of a lifelong bond between Kashish and Aseem.
Mehndi/ Welcome Dinner
In their Mehndi decor, Kashish and Aseem embraced the bohemian style, which welcomes a lively color palette, skillfully blending daring and vibrant shades to craft a visually captivating ambiance.
This eclectic design concept breathes life into their spaces, bringing forth an enthusiastic allure by seamlessly interweaving patterns, textures, and hues into a harmonious and creatively dynamic kaleidoscope.
Kashish's chosen outfit was from Varun Bahl Couture, which was a captivating ensemble that comprised a multicolored asymmetric skirt embellished with intricate floral patchwork embroidery and a delicate scallop border. It was paired with a matching embroidered bralette, seamlessly blending a contemporary silhouette with traditional craftsmanship. Crafted from silk, tulle, and georgette fabrics, the ensemble featured vibrant colors, including ombre shades of red, and showcased patchwork details, resulting in a visually enchanting look that radiated both elegance and charm, while Aseem opted for attire from Antar-Agni which was a dapper outfit in a rich maroon hue, which exuded sophistication and charm.
The ensemble consisted of a well-tailored jacket and a perfectly coordinated shirt, both adorned with subtle, small motifs. The harmonious color palette and meticulous attention to detail created a timeless look that was both elegant and stylish, making the groom stand out on his special day.
After Party/ Pub Party
For Kashish and Aseem, the bachelor's wedding pub party was an extravaganza with a neon theme that set the night ablaze with vivid colors, lively music, and continuous festivities, continuing until the early hours of 4 a.m.
Kashish wore a breathtaking celestial galaxy blue gown by Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna, radiating pure elegance. Adorned with delicate sequins and crystals, this high-octane ensemble is captivated with its celestial allure. The gown featured an intricate cut at the back and legs, adding a touch of grandeur to its already enchanting design. With its impeccable craftsmanship and celestial blue hue, this gown stood as a true statement piece at Miss India Femina 2022 for Kashish.
For Kashish and Aseem, the pool party transformed into a tropical paradise, featuring vibrant decorations that captured the theme's essence. Personalized names on the drinks, such as "Kashi-bomb" for the bride and "Arushilini" for the sister-in-law, were engraved on coconuts, adding a distinctive touch. The celebration also showcased creatively crafted signature drinks like "It's your Nirnay!" for the brother-in-law, exemplifying meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to infusing unique and personalized elements into the event.
Shivan and Narresh provided Kashish with the perfect pool party dress, the Maru Silk Flute Dress with Peri Skein. This 100% silk satin dress emitted a serene resort atmosphere with its fluid drape and lively colors. The halterneck design, featuring their distinctive skeinwork, introduced an element of sophistication to the attire, which elegantly cascaded to a handkerchief hem.
This dress showcased versatility, seamlessly transitioning from a day at the beach to a refined evening ensemble. With its relaxed fit and impeccable craftsmanship, it embodied the pinnacle of style and comfort for any poolside event.
For Kashish and Aseem, the starry sangeet was a truly captivating spectacle, featuring a mesmerizing setup that left everyone in awe. The atmosphere was carefully curated with the warm glow of candles and subdued lighting, evoking a romantic and enchanting vibe. As the dance performances unfolded on the dance floor, the entire venue burst to life with an abundance of vibrant energy and exuberant celebration.
Kashish, chose a stunning Agean blue gown from JADE by Monica and Karishma, which exuded elegance and charm. The gown had meticulous embellishments, featuring thread, sequin, and bugle beads embroidery, showcasing a perfect blend of artistry and craftsmanship. With a deep V-neck cut at the front and back, it radiated a chic allure.
Made from delicate tulle fabric, the gown exemplified timeless elegance, making it the ideal choice for a cocktail engagement. Kashish had custom-made sleeves added to it as well. Its graceful silhouette and intricate details ensured a captivating presence, leaving a lasting impression on everyone in attendance.
Aseem's engagement outfit, masterfully designed by Kunal Rawal, featured a rich dark blue ensemble that harmonized flawlessly with the bride's attire. The outfit exhibited an exceptional silhouette, highlighting Kunal Rawal's mastery in jacket cuts.
The combination of the jacket and pants crafted a striking and refined appearance for Aseem, taking his style to new heights. With meticulous attention to detail and impeccable styling, Kunal Rawal curated an outfit that effortlessly rendered Aseem dapper on this momentous occasion.
Kashish and Aseem's haldi ceremony was adorned with vibrant green and yellow decorations, featuring an abundance of sunflowers (agenda phool).
The personalized touch of a flower haldi brought a joyous and playful atmosphere to their celebration, creating a colorful ambiance reminiscent of a lively holi celebration with flowers.
Kashish was enamored by the charming haldi outfit designed by Sukriti and Aakriti. Her inspiration stemmed from Rhea Chakraborty's appearance in a printed sharara set, adorned with extensive hand embroidery. The outfit included a multicolored buttoned white short kurta, elegantly matched with a beautifully embroidered sharara and a tikli. The intricate details and captivating prints made it the ideal choice for Kashish's haldi ceremony. This personalized creation perfectly reflected her style and added an extra layer of radiance and joy to her special day.
Immersed in the ethereal beauty of the sun-drenched beach, Kashish and Aseem's sundowner wedding unfolded with sheer elegance. The stage for their enchanting varmala ceremony was gracefully poised atop the shimmering pool, adorned with a remarkable display of their initials, K+A. The decor embraced a serene white monotone palette, with an abundance of white flowers and verdant greenery infusing the surroundings with an air of subtle tranquility. Every element, meticulously curated, painted a picture of timeless romance against the breathtaking backdrop of the beach. As the sun dipped below the horizon, casting a golden glow upon the festivities, love and nature intertwined in perfect harmony, creating a truly captivating ambiance that will forever be etched in their hearts.
In Kashish's wedding journey, she didn't initially dream of a fairytale wedding, but as trends like becoming a Sabyasachi bride or a Tarun Tahiliani bride gained popularity, she felt a desire to embrace her unique creativity on her special day.
With the help of her trusted masi, Ms. Shagun Pathak, a skilled designer with years of experience, they embarked on a creative journey to design a truly exceptional wedding lehenga. They blended tradition with modernism, infusing Pichwai art into the lehenga. The Pichwai paintings on the lehenga paid homage to the cultural heritage of Indian weddings, depicting the divine love story of Radha and Krishna.
Kashish and her masi meticulously crafted every detail, choosing a champagne pink color for the lehenga and adorning it with Swarovski and Navaratna stones. The result was a resplendent 18-Kali lehenga that gracefully draped around her, with hand-embroidered pearls, resham work, and intricate embroidery. The ensemble, accompanied by a tulle veil, created a vision of regal elegance.
Kashish's wedding lehenga was more than just attire; it was a masterpiece of love, artistry, and the fusion of tradition and modernity. It left a lasting impression on all who witnessed its splendor, capturing the essence of her wedding day. The decor featured minimalist elegance, candlelit ambiance, and stunning flower arrangements.
Pooja Khurana, the makeup artist, played a significant role in Kashish's wedding experience. Pooja not only showcased her talent but also became a confidante during the wedding, ensuring Kashish felt incredibly gorgeous and confident throughout the celebration. Pooja's attention to detail and expertise left a lasting impression, making her an essential part of Kashish's memorable wedding journey.
Aseem's outfit, designed by Shantnu & Nikhil, made a profound impression on all the onlookers. The off-white sherwani, with its regal undertones, flawlessly embodied the essence of a contemporary groom.
The fusion of traditional and modern elements was executed with great finesse, evident in the intricate faux leather cutwork adorning the collar and the embroidered patch on the shoulder. Crafted from luxurious silk and habutai, the sherwani featured a tailored fit at the chest, enhancing the groom's stature.
To complement this exceptional ensemble, Aseem wore embroidered shoes, and the stole repurposed as a stunning dupatta by the bride, added a layer of elegance. This outfit left an enduring impression in the memories of all who had the privilege of witnessing it.
Kashish and Aseem's reception at the Leela Palace Bangalore, was a truly special event, brimming with love and joy. The creative mind behind the decorations was Kashish's sister-in-law, Arushi Chhabra, who devised a unique concept inspired by Arabic culture. The focal point of the theme was the pomegranate, a fruit-laden with significance as it symbolizes the bride's cheeks when sliced in half. The venue underwent a captivating transformation, featuring simple yet elegant arrangements that showcased the symbolic fruit's beauty. Every detail was meticulously selected, rendering the evening deeply personal and unforgettable for Kashish, Aseem, and their cherished guests.
For Kashish, realizing her dream of becoming a Sabyasachi bride was an enchanting experience. She adorned herself in a stunning saree that exuded elegance and grace. The silver-grey woven Banarasi satin silk saree enveloped her in ethereal charm, with its zari work shimmering under the spotlight.
It harmoniously matched the emerald jewelry she meticulously chose, crafted by a jeweler from Raipur. While Aseem chose a dashing western suit complemented by an Ermenegildo Zegna bowtie or necktie.
Tips for Future Brides from Kashish
- Embrace Your Uniqueness: Make your wedding a reflection of your individuality by adding personal touches to every aspect, whether it's your attire or decor. Your uniqueness is what will set your special day apart and make it truly unforgettable.
- Radiate Confidence and Beauty: Focus on self-care and self-assuredness. A joyful and confident bride shines the brightest. Keep in mind that your inner beauty will naturally radiate as outer beauty.
- Tell Your Love Story: Design your wedding to mirror your unique love story. Let the journey of your relationship inspire every detail, ensuring that your wedding day authentically represents who you are as a couple.
Bride: Kashish Aggarwal ; Groom: Aseem I Bridal Outfit: Km by Kavita (Roka) , Varun Bahl Couture (Mehndi) ; Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna (After Party/Pub Party) ; Shivan and Narresh (Pool Party) ; JADE by Monica and Karishma (Sangeet/Engagement) ; Sukriti and Aakriti (Haldi) ; Sabyasachi (Reception) I Groom Outfit: Anita Dongre (Roka) , Antar-Agni (Pool Party, Mehndi) ; Kunal Rawal (Sangeet/Engagement) ; Tarun Tahiliani (Haldi) ; Shantnu & Nikhil (Wedding) ; Zegna (After Party/Pub Party & Reception) I Makeup: Pooja Khurana Beauty I Decor: Kalire by Honey & Raunak (Pool Party, Haldi, Wedding) ; Nalesa by Geethanjali Santosh (Reception) I Lighting: Light Sound (Wedding) I Planners: Urbana Events I Photography Team: Shaadi Shots I Photography Creative Direction: Rohit Dhingra Photography I Venue: Marriott Hotels ; Marriott Bonvoy ; Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa (Wedding) ; The Leela Palace Bengaluru (Reception)