We met in San Francisco through a common friend and after a few months Brice joined me in NY. We got engaged 5 years later, on holiday in the Florida Keys. We got married a year later.
We chose Kerala, India, Nandita’s birthplace. Our wedding took place at sunset under the coconut trees, at ‘Chittoor Kottaram’ – a heritage property. We were very lucky as it was the first time a wedding had been held there. Nandita wanted my family to experience a Kerala wedding in its purest form. We used jasmine flowers, banana leaves and hanging oil lamps that are native to Kerala and our ceremony was performed by Nandita’s uncle as per a centuries old tradition. The bridal party consisted of Nandita’s cousins and aunts – all dressed in shades of pink. The bridal saree was in ivory and gold with a flash of pink. Ivory and Gold are the traditional colors of Kerala sarees, and we added a pink band at the end to add a touch of color.
The ceremony was quite special for us, and Nandita’s grandfather made an incredibly touching speech.
About working with Chris in one sentence.
Chris was amazing. We completely appreciated her dedication to capturing the joy and beauty of our wedding.