I had two outfits to choose from for the second night of my friend’s spectacular Indian wedding – a purple dress and a black/turquoise “suit”. Though the skirt was a couple inches too long, I couldn’t resist wearing it. It was too pretty not to!

Psst – click here to view photos from Night 1 of the wedding!

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I put on my tallest, silver wedges and hoped I wouldn’t totally bust it on the dance floor in front of everyone.

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The reception was at a local country club.

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After picking up your name card, you could check out the frames of the bride and groom – lots of childhood photos!

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The reception area was stunning.

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I loved the centerpieces.

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And the bride and groom had a special table in the middle of two groups of tables.

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Check out the wedding cake! Gorgey!

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The reception started with cocktail hour by the pool with appetizers.

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Hubby and I had a bite of each.

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Hubby and me.

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By the way – here’s the full ensemble. Can you tell what’s different between this photo and the first? In this one, I also have a bejeweled vest and sash.

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The happy bride and groom entering the reception room.

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And shortly later, several of the bride’s good friends did a fun dance!

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The food was catered by local restaurant Saffron.

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And it was gooood! I lurve Indian food! I even tried my very first goat! It was pretty good, but not as good as the Chicken Tikka and the paneer. Mmm!

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First dance 🙂

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Gulab Jamun (balls of dough, but not “dough balls“, in cinnamon syrup) and Chai tea.

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And wedding cake – vanilla with mango cream on the inside and fondant frosting!

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Of course much dancing ensued. Everyone was getting down and the DJ was doing a great job. I had no idea what type of music they would play since this was my first Indian wedding, but the DJ did a great mix of Indian and American songs. I actually really liked the Indian ones. They have some great beats!

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Another congratulations to my friend Marium and of course to her new hubby, too! I wish them the best of luck in the future! 🙂

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Click here to view photos from the first night of my friend’s colorful wedding

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Have you ever been to a wedding of another culture? What was the most unique and fascinating part?