Romantic Beach Wedding With The Bride In An Ivory & Gold Lehenga

Shefali & Agam

Snapshot

With a romance blossoming almost two decades back & finding its ‘happily ever after’ in a spectacularly green and glamorous ceremony, this couple’s tale is a soothing balm to our hearts and a delightful visual treat to our eyes.

Complete with hearty florals, lit-up elements, and glitzy pieces, Shefali & Agam’s wedding is one surreal celebration that’ll have you going all head over heels for even the tiniest of details. Whether it’s the enchanting decor, their white & gold wedding looks, or the heartwarming vibes throughout, everything will simply tug at your hearts. Every. Single. Thing.

Scroll ahead and see for yourself!

About The Couple

Their Tale

Shefali and Agam met during their Freshmen year of college at NYU in 2000 and dated for five years. They later decided to go their own separate ways while keeping their friendship intact throughout however, they reunited in 2016 and then finally tied the knot in 2019.

This fun and super adventurous duo loves to try out new things together, travel and ski a lot, and love spending time with their friends.

The Proposal

Agam decided to take Shefali a trip down the memory lane and make the proposal absolutely special for her. He proposed to her in the NYU library, in the same room where they had met for the first time for their writing workshop class!

The Details

Wedding Planning & Details

Since the duo loves California and Shefali even grew up there, they knew they wanted a beach setting and hence, chose Laguna Beach as their destination and The Ritz-Carlton as the venue.

While the couple chalked out some great ideas from Instagram, Pinterest, and wedding portals, their planners, Elegant Events used their creative geniuses to bring that wedding vision to life. What further pieced together every element to perfection was the team of Eucharis Inc. Design Studio styling and decking up the entire wedding extravagantly.

Topping it off like a dream and framing every element and moment of the soiree quintessentially were the ace photographers Lin & Jirsa and cinematographers Impressive Creations.

Welcome Party

After a pre-welcome event with family and an intimate home mehndi ceremony, the revelries officially kicked off with a classy and voguish Jazz-Casino Night. While the outdoors boasted of an all white rustic theme, the indoors for the evening were all about glamour, shimmer, and black!

Couple Looks

While Agam went all casual in his Ivory shirt and trousers teamed up with a deep periwinkle blazer, Shefali slipped into a stunning white sequin gown from Lihi Hod which she paired up with dainty diamond jewellery.

Lulu Nguyen gave her a tousled twists bun to keep her look elegantly chic while she opted to go lighter on Shefali’s eyelids and bold on her lips.

The Day Wedding

Set below the vast open skies and against an oceanic backdrop, the gorgeously hefty vedi was one eye popping sight to behold. Curated in wood, lush ferns and foliage, and blooms in hues of white and distinctive violets, the mandap setup truly shone like a showstopper!!

Shefali's Look

The couple opted to go all unique for their wedding day and coordinated in a white & gold look.

Shefali, looked resplendent in a white and gold Shantanu & Nikhil lehenga which she further accessorized with gold and emerald jewellery.

To make sure she looked like a true royalty, Lulu gave Shefali a flushed makeup complete with soft smokey eyes and a pale lip complemented by a simplistic hair bun.

Agam's Look

Agam looked absolutely handsome in an Ivory sherwani which was marked with intricate dabka work. He paired up his ensemble with a white safa ornamented in gold gota and a princely kalgi!

The Reception

The dreamy pheras were later followed by an enchanted garden themed reception that transported everybody into a magical wonderland garden. The entire space was a brilliant riot of lush greens, florals in varied hues of pink, elegantly bedecked tablescapes, chandeliers, and a plethora of candles.

Shefali's Reception Look

Shefali opted for a glamorous navy blue Gaurav Gupta lehenga that boasted of subtle ruffles and his signature structured ruffles at the neckline.

Minimal yet exuberant diamond and sapphire jewels further elevated her look by multifolds while, Lulu decided to give Shefali subdued look coupled with open wavy hair.

Agam's Reception Look

Agam went all timeless and pulled off a classic ‘black tuxedo & bow-tie’ look for the reception looking dapper!

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About The Author

Divya Arora

An old school at heart with subtle but intense hints of modern glam, she's always happily making the best of both worlds. With reading, Zentangling, and spilling her thoughts on paper, she keeps her creative streak always on point. Hogging food and dozing off often, comes naturally to her! Follow her on Instagram @divya.arora14