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Why You Don't Need a Professional Wedding Photographer

Recently I read articles about how you don't really need a professional wedding photographer for your wedding. Or sometimes you can skip any sort of professional vendor at your wedding (planner, florist, baker, videographer...). The recommendation is thatIf you want to save a lot of money, use a...

A Video Interview with The Big Fat Indian Wedding

Have you ever wondered what we do here at The Big Fat Indian Wedding? And what inspires us to share and talk weddings all day?! Here's an interview with founder Preeti, talking about weddings, submissions, and our vendor guide. Thank you to Red Book members Mario and Fran Productions for...

California Wine Country Indian Wedding Inspiration {The Meritage}

Ohh we have inspiration in store for you today! Working together with our Red Book Preferred Vendor Guide Members, we created a series of interviews, styled shoots and more. Inspired by the saptapadi (the seven steps), our video series is The 7 Steps of South Asian {Wine Country} Wedding...

This Week on Instagram: Crystals to Tulle

Hello lovelies! Welcome to our first edition of This Week on Instagram. We have a problem, like a major problem. We are addicted to Instagram. And I'm pretty sure you are too. To fuel our insta love, each week we'll bring you the prettiest, most on fleek wedding pics from our Red Book preferred...

Why You Need to be WARY of Wedding Budget Tools

We all know The Knot. The massive industry wedding inspiration, planning, everything website for brides and friends and maybe grooms. They have planning tools and checklists and an extensive vendor database (which costs a lot of money for a vendor to advertise by the way). The are a lot of...

Luxury Wedding Trends for 2017

I'm so excited to have Kylie Carlson, of International Academy of Wedding & Event Planning, be a guest writer and give us the scoop on wedding trends for this year. Thanks Preeti! There is so much to look forward to in 2017 luxury weddings. We are looking forward to witnessing how it is applied...

10 Questions Every Desi Bride Will Have to Answer During Her Engagement

Being a bride-to-be is so much fun - between the parties in your honor, the shopping, the food tastings and the attention your friends lavish on you, your engagement really is a beautiful time. But there are definitely some annoying things about being an engaged woman, especially if you're of...

5 Color Combinations We Love For Fall Weddings

A lot of brides love the idea of getting married during the summer, and for good reason: Warm weather, plenty of sunlight and gorgeous seasonal flowers make it a great of time of year to host a wedding. But we'll let you in on a little secret: We happen to adore fall weddings just as much. If...

7 Questions To Ask Before Booking Your Wedding Florist

Flowers are truly one of the most important elements of any wedding. Great flowers give your venue a lush, romantic look - and if you hire a florist who is responsible and organized, you can rest assured that the look of your wedding will come together beautifully on the big day. It's important...

10 Questions Every Single Girl Gets When She Goes To An Indian Wedding

Single ladies, this one is all for you. While we love our brides, sometimes we need to give it up for the awesome ladies who are not quite ready to plan their big fat weddings. 'Cause unlike the aunties, we understand that you might just need to do you before you settle down. In light of this,...

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