Wedding connoisseur, Saheli Mirpuri, turns talk-show host in this latest Youtube series, Sit Back With Saheli. Your Big Day is such a vital and precious occasion, but few brides get the chance to know the personalities behind those all essential vendors.
Saheli’s show uncovers the finer details of why these individuals decided to get involved in the wedding industry. Bringing out personal anecdotes, Saheli gives you a sense of the individuals behind the businesses. Having been in the lavish wedding and event market for the past five years, Saheli has built a list of contacts who are experts in their respective fields. Sit Back With Saheli promises to span from photographers to jewellers and more.
Photography and Videography
In episode one, Saheli’s inaugural guests are the creative minds behind the renowned, VIP Studio and Mobile Moments London. Iqbal Dutti and Mohsin Mughal divulge their motivations behind getting involved in the wedding industry. Their charming background stories really give you an insight into the people who are responsible for immortalising your wedding day. This knowledge can only help elevate your Big Day, as you know, with such passionate creatives onboard! Check out the episode below:
Beauty and Fashion
Focusing on bridal aesthetics, episode 2 of Sit Back with Saheli features bridal hair master Aamir Naveed of Aamir Naveed Hair. Aamir has an incredible portfolio to his name having worked with celebrity style icons such as Sonam Kapoor and global influencer Diipa Büller-Khosla. Saheli's second guest, Shreya of Reya Jewels, a luxurious family-run jewellery company, that specialises in diamond and semi-precious stones. With tips on selecting the right ring, to developing the right bridal look, you will not want to miss out on this episode of Sit Back With Saheli:
Food and Music
Food and music are two vital parts of any wedding, especially at Asian weddings, with this in mind, Saheli delves into the world of catering and entertainment. Saheli speaks to Ash Gosai from Shimla Catering and Bhavik Haria of Bhavik Haria Music. Ash elaborates on his experience of what goes behind delivering wed-worthy food. Bhavik explains how key it is to cater to music tastes across a spectrum of guests; he always aims to ensure everyone is having a great time be it your grandma or your girls. Catch this entertaining episode here:
Stationary and Flowers
The devil is in the details, in episode 4, Saheli gets into conversation with Nishma Mistry from Doves and Peacocks. Doves and Peacocks take care of all the smaller features that tie your wedding together, this ranges from table plans, place cards and those all-important invites. Joining Nishma is Praneeja Roy of the luxury floral company - Roy Events. Florals have the power to transform a venue with their scent, colours and arrangement. If you are in the midst of planning your Big Day this is a must-watch episode: As the series unfolds, we not only look forward to seeing who else Saheli gets into conversation with, but also what other useful tips and insights she delivers.
Music and Wedding Cakes
Joining Saheli on this episode of Sit Back with Saheli is an industry power couple, Jas Johal from Kudos Music and Krishma Mandalia from Maya Dahlia luxury wedding cakes. Jas gives an insight into what it takes to deliver a musical set that will get the guests dancing. While Krishma divulges details on all things sweet and stunning with her expert knowledge of wedding cakes. They also share how they manage to find time for one another despite the unsociable hours that come with their careers within the wedding industry.
Production and Décor
Focusing on production and décor, Episode 6 of Sit Back with Saheli features Roshni from Shagun Weddings, Providing you with the perfect decor setting and personal service for your wedding day. Roshni explains ‘How we do this is our method to make your wedding special, creating an event which will last forever in your memory.” Saheli’s second guest, Kunnal from Solo AV, with over 5 years of expertise under their belt, Solo AV offer a wealth of skills that conceptualise your vision and take it from paper to event space.
Drinks and Cakes
Joining Saheli on the pink sofa is singer-songwriter turned drinks connoisseur, Tasha Tah. Her company, Breeze Cocktails brings a dazzling array of effervescent fizz and colour to delight wedding guests, and talks about how to serve personalised drinks to suit all manner of tastes. Also on the sofa this episode, is Karisha Pithwa, the extreme cake maker from Creme De La Cakes. Renowned for her opulent designs, she discusses the skills and craftsmanship required to design true works of art.
Bespoke Stationery and Personalised Gifting
It’s imperative your wedding has a unique touch, and the guests joining Saheli this week know how to create a personalised service. Urvi Sheth, of RAW Invites talks about the importance of designing beautiful invites, table plans and welcome boards guaranteed to wow your guests. The Talented Simi Mirpuri of Time & Life Gifts saw a gap in the market for finding personalised gifts for your friends and family and chats about how to create keepsake items.
Music and Decorations
A DJ is certainly there to get the party started, and Saheli takes you behind the scenes with the fabulous DJ Rugrat, founder and DJ at Musical Movements. Accompanying them both on the pink sofa is Amee Thakkar from the infamous UK Decorator, Wed In Style. Find out how the suppliers have grown over the last decade, kept up with trends and what they love about the Asian Wedding Industry.
As the series unfolds, we not only look forward to seeing who else Saheli gets into conversation with, but also what other useful tips and insights she delivers.