Jewelry fashion designer Kaabia Grewal’s vacation spot wedding become precisely like her any individual of her works—intended for the books. One half of the celeb favorite Outhouse Jewellery, Grewal tied the knot with long-time beau Rushang Shah in March 2019, establishing a party that becomes as distinct as it turned into surprising. Everything from her wedding ceremony put on and jewelry to her choice of venue—Vietnam—was a bridal curveball, and but carried out flawlessly. “In six easy phrases, I might describe Rushing and me as loopy, formidable, eclectic, colorful, outlandish and quirky,” says Grewal. True to their couple persona, the 3-day extravaganza in Phú Quốc, a hidden island gem in southern Vietnam famed for its pristine white sand beaches, encapsulated most of these characteristics. Scroll beforehand to examine extra approximately the couple’s love story, and their eclectic wedding celebrations.
Grewal, who’s from Delhi, met her now-husband, Mumbai-based totally entrepreneur Shah, at a chum’s wedding party two years ago in 2017. Drawn with the aid of the “attraction and air of mystery we exuded in the direction of each other,” one assembly have become numerous, and the 2 stayed in touch—finally beginning a long-distance courting that persisted for a year. Realizing that matters were getting serious, Shah decided to pop the question in 2018 at the maximum romantic day of the yr. “He proposed me on February 14 in the course of an experience to the Golden Temple in Amritsar,” remembers Grewal. “It has been a lovely rollercoaster ever because.”
When Grewal got engaged, she instructed us that she become planning to host a seaside wedding that could consist of, however not be restricted to, an unexplored global vacation spot, fantastical outfits, stay decor, and lots greater. And that’s exactly what she did. Since they decided to seal the deal approximately a 12 months after their engagement, the couple was given a lead time of approximately eight months, and handiest started out planning the wedding in June final 12 months. Given the many nations they’d traveled to, the couple didn’t want “a normal Indian wedding, but a marriage pageant wherein the guests are blown away.” Grewal turned into assertive approximately a seaside wedding, “so we went to numerous places like Sri Lanka and Bali but did no longer locate the precise region. Then my father-in-regulation, Nitin Shah, recommended we go to Vietnam because it’s an untouched, surreal vicinity. As quickly as I entered Phú Quốc, I knew it become the vicinity,” she reminisces.
Grewal and her sister/enterprise partner, Sasha, were which means to pave the path to designing weddings, and located the appropriate checking out floor at the same time as ideating and conceptualising the former’s nuptials. The siblings wanted to introduce their 580 guests to unique and bespoke stories, and made that clear of their quick to India-based total wedding ceremony planner Horizon W.I.E. And decors Silhouette Events.
At the couple’s behest, the whimsical and stylish JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa was picked as a venue. The wedding ceremony hashtag, #Kabanng—a mash-up of Kaabia and Rushing’s names—turned into displayed everywhere in the celebrations.
Post a welcome dinner, the festivities flagged off on March 7 with a pre-wedding ceremony party titled ‘The Mad Mansion Party’. A local story approximately a female who lived internal a red pearl performed muse for the decor and theme of the ’20s-inspired ball. It turned into “very particular and all purple,” says Grewal. Think pink flamingo props, red feathery centrepieces and even crimson-hued firecrackers. The lively amusement stayed a long way faraway from the usual tropes, featuring immersive occasions, stilt dancers and artists sporting grand apparel in a theatrical environment.
The bride-to-be wore a purple Amit Aggarwal robe with a red cape-fashion jacket that protected an extended trail. Of path, she selected custom Outhouse jewelry for all her capabilities to complement her appearance. The groom-to-be dressed up in a custom monochrome tux with the aid of Ermenegildo Zegna.
The marathon continued day after today on March 8 with Kabanng Le Hoi (wherein ‘le hoi’ translates to a carnival in Vietnamese). “My real spirit in life is tribal and boho. Thus, the vibe [here] turned into as tribal and unfastened-spirited as my and Rushang’s personalities. Californian band Astra performed the tune,” the newlywed discloses. Embracing Egyptian influences, Grewal appeared to a custom Shivan & Narresh layout for the event. The birthday party-geared up outfit comprised a black and pink full-sleeved crop pinnacle and flared pants, and came decorated with intricate embroidery and sea shells.