Although we have two whole months of 2018 left, considering the sheer amount of high-profile Indian weddings filling up our social calendars, we’re all nothing less than normal for having weddings on our mind. Deepveer have just hosted their nuptials at lake Camo in Italy, soon to be followed by Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas with their grand celebration in Jodhpur, and let’s not forget the Ambani’s who have a week-long function planned out in Udaipur!
Blame it on the unmanageable Indian sense of warmth if you will, but a full-size large festivity is the only way we do things. If you’ve been looking for stimulation for your moodboard, allow these no-expense-spared destination weddings to play muse.
Tuscany, Italy: Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
The peaceful countryside of Tuscany served as the background for this power couple’s marriage last year. Eschewing the typical options, Virushka opted for an 800-year-old restored villa to incarcerate the fairytale vision of their romance, with an all-Sabyasachi wedding attire and trousseau complementing the color-strewn scenery.
Barcelona, Spain: Adel Sajan and Sana Khan
Given the regularity with which fine art inspires real life and vice versa, we finally had a Dil Dhadakne Do-inspired marriage. Adel Sajan, an inheritor to the Danube group, tied the knot with model Sana Khan on a lavish cruise liner straddling the abundant European residents of Spain and Cannes. approximately at 30 million dollars, the wedding attracted star clout in the form of Malaika Arora, Shilpa Shetty Kundra on the guest list and an exceptional routine by Badshah.
Versailles, France: Vanisha Mittal and Amit Bhatia
In a festivity encompassing the thoughts of the most passionate Bollywood filmmaker, Vanisha Mittal’s nuptials in 2004 came with a star-studded guest-list: the splendid Jardin de Tuileries threw a stunning limelight on the sangeet choreographed by Farah Khan, and on a devoted play written by Javed Akhtar. The six-day nosh-up also featured performances by Kylie Minogue, Shah Rukh Khan, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, amongst others, and a commissioned wedding wardrobe crafted by world-class designers, Tarun Tahiliani and Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla.
Barcelona, Spain: Shrishti Mittal and Gulraj Behl
The downturn did minor changes to dull the sheen of Laxmi Mittal’s niece, Shrishti Mittal’s prolific three-day wedding with Gulraj Behl in 2013. In maintenance with the memo on the preceding Mittal wedding less than a decade before, the wedding was hosted in the National Museum of Catalan Art in Barcelona, below the cordial eye of the mayor of the metropolis. After the groom made a horseback entrance, the wedding festivities were kicked into lofty gear with a beam and water exhibit, harmonizing with an exaggerated 60-kilo wedding cake invented by the Michelin-starred chef, Sergi Arola.
Vienna, Austria: Sonam Vaswani and Navin Fabiani
Founder of the modern British label, Esse Vie London, and daughter of Stallion Group’s Sunil Vaswani, Sonam Vaswani’s wonderful wedding to Navin Fabiani kicked off at the Palais Ferstel, and subsequently a lively mehendi function at the Palais Liechtenstein park—with the marriage ceremony taking place at the Belvedere Palace. The extravagant event was also with a Bruno Mars concert, a swarm of beautiful Manish Malhotra ensembles, pastel-perfect marriage portraits next to the sophisticated scenery of Vienna and a string of A-lister socialites on the guest list, with Sophie Choudry, Natasha Poonawalla, Neetu and Rishi Kapoor, Kanika Kapoor, Poonam Dhillon and Siddharth Mallya.
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