Spooktacular Indian Halloween Wedding Inspiration
And not the ghoul, scary, Friday the 13th style of Halloween, I'm talking about the elegant, classy way to have a Halloween wedding or reception that celebrates the macabre colors and delicious treats.
To successfully have an Indian Halloween inspired wedding, I recommend:
* Have an intimate sized wedding (under 100 people)
* Find an offbeat venue - a barn, outdoors at a preserve, countryside. Avoid big country clubs and super fancy hotels. They don't have that ambiance you want.
* Embrace fusion - You'll want to have your dessert table have candy apples AND Indian mithai. Think about orange rasgullas or black-white-orange tri-color burfi.
* Make sure all your guests know the theme - The last thing you want to do is shock, or worse freak out, your guests. Have them get into the spirit by setting a dress code by style or color, or both!
Now, get your pumpkin spice chai and let's get scheming!
Classy Halloween Wedding Dresses & Jewelry
A Tulle Black Wedding Dress - Perhaps not suitable to your wedding ceremony, but certainly for a reception or a pre-wedding party you want to have.
Photography: Alea Lovely Photo + Video
Flowers: Victorian Gardens
Gaurav Gupta - Sexy Black Sari
Falguni & Shane Peacock - Neha Dhupia styles with a wire peplum in all black and plum hues.
Gaurav Gupta - Black Lace Asymmetrical Dress
Gaurav Gupta - Long Sleeve Lengha in Orange and Gold - Now here is a statement piece! You can add some accent jewelry in purple and black and embrace the Halloween spirit.
Isharya - Orange Gold Serpertine - What's Halloween without a little snake. A sexy snake too. Available for $128 online.
Gaurav Gupta - Cinderella Orange Lengha - Whimsical, sweet, and bright orange, this dress is just for you when you want to dance across the floor.
Pumpkins as Vases - For something 'lighter' in style, go with a white pumpkin with purple or orange tulips and dahlias. You can even throw in a black dahlia as a statement piece. Check out our pumpkin inspiration article for more ideas.
Photography: Christy Swanberg
Gold & White Place Setting - For something chic and understand, paint your pumpkins gold, attach a name tag, and use white china with gold trim. For silverware, go with gold, and accent with a black ribbon.
Black & Gold Table Setting - This is if you want to be more macabre but classy.
Candles - This time of the year is about coziness. It's dark, it's cold for the most part, and we want to snuggle up. You can accomplish that a wedding by having your dessert table or your centerpieces filled with long taper candles in clear bottles.
Food & Dessert
Halloween Candy Apples - Fall isn't complete with candy apples, and these little bad boys have star sprinkles in them.
Glam Champagne - Go glamorous, like Gatsy meets Halloween with these beautiful bowl champagne glasses with rustic gold sugar glitter trim.
Photography: Rebecca Hansen Weddings
Floral Design: Forêt Design
Design + Styling: Style Me Pretty
Silver Glitter Cake - style you Halloween wedding cake with silver glitter, or gold or orange, and add a dash of dark with a black feather. Feathers are the newest, hottest trend.
Photography: Rustic White Photography
Styling: Waiting on Martha
Pumpkin - Be classy with your invitation but still have fun with it.
What other Halloween ideas do you have for a Indian wedding theme?
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