What’s In, What’s Out – A Simple Chart to Help Plan Your Wedding

Need a simple guide and don’t have time to scour the web looking for ideas? We’ve simplified everything for you in one little chart from everything from your dress, to your music, to the cake you should serve!

What’s in What’s out
Dessert Cup cakes, cake pops and macaroons 3 tier cakes
Jewelry Antique gold is back! Colored gemstones are in! Diamonds
Outfit Saree, Lehenga style saree Lehenga
Reception Outfit Ball gown by an Indian designer Lehenga
Shoes Jewel-tone heels encrusted with gems and crystals preferably wedges or kitten heels Plain ol’ satin pumps
Colors for your outfits Fuschia, mint green, white, yellow, navy muted gold, silver Indigo, maroon, red, dark green
Earrings Gemstone chandeliers Diamond chandeliers
Necklaces Long and layered Short neck chokers
Honeymoon vacations Seychelles, Mauritius, Andamans(India), San Miguel de Allende Hawaii, Rajasthan(India), Cancun
Invitations style Pouch like with a bright colored pouch and all details as inserts in it Plain old wedding card that looks well… like a card.
Saree fabrics Velvet, chiffons, goergettes, net and sheer silks Heavy silk, brocades
Food The real deal – an array of ethnic dishes special to the bride and grooms taste Continental, array of cuisines displayed from the world over
Centerpieces Offbeat arrangement that double as favors Generic big flower arrangements
Wedding registry Donation to the charity of your choice, online store that supports philanthropy. Macy’s, Williams Sonoma
Photographer Who captures moments between the moment, the new age photographer who captures the little details Who captures the wedding but not the moments
Makeup Minimalistic and natural, pink lipstick Dark eyes or strong lips
Hairdo Wispy easy hairdos which look  a bit undone, or hair down Too tight curls, big 80’s style layers or curls
Blouse Sleeveless, ideally low back With sleeves
Appetizers English cucumber sandwiches Mini burgers
Drink Mohito Cosmo
Engagement ring Colored diamonds or emeralds, sapphires A big Diamond rock
Engagement ring setting Antique setting in white gold or platinum Yellow gold
Colors for your wedding Yellow, Fuschia, Coral Red, Dark Green
Bollywood wedding song Ainvayi Ainvayi – band baaja baraat Mehendi lagakey rakhna
Wedding dance Be original – make your own by mixing 3 dances on youtube JK wedding dance on youtube

Check out our gallery below and share any other tips you have!

Out - The Three tier Cake

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