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Shuchi Desai & Ari Reddy

November 26, 2011 | Hotel ZaZa


Shuchi and Ari Reddy pose for Weddings by Alefiya after their Vargo’s ceremony.

The bride’s traditional henna tattoos by Seema Khandelwal.

The bride’s bib necklace from Asopalav in India.

The bride’s updo and makeup by Your Makeup Expert.

Groom’s horse from Dholi for Baraat.

The bride’s reception gown from Silk of India atop a bed in Hotel ZaZa.

The five-tiered buttercream wedding confection by Susie’s Cakes.

The Story
The couple began dating soon after meeting at medical school orientation in Dallas. Following a two-year courtship, Ari proposed to Shuchi on a private beach near Lake Travis.

The Details
The couple decided on a garden ceremony at Vargo’s, to which the bride wore a traditional silk sari designed by Asopalav—a boutique in India. The groom rode in on a horse, wearing all white.

The Party
To symbolize the bird of India, the peacock, Shawn Rushing of En Vogue Events and Prashe Decor used bold pink, blue, purple, green and red at the Hotel ZaZa reception. DJ Pankaj got guests moving after a meal by Daawat Catering.