By: Kaitlin Menza for The Cut
When we ask newlyweds to think back on what they wanted most for their big day — and we’ve interviewed hundreds of them over the years — the most common response is: “For it not to feel like a wedding!” But in a monsoon of flower crowns and macaroon towers, how do you see beyond the usual tropes and actually pull off a non-cookie-cutter affair? For the answer, we’ve decided to interrogate the cool couples whose weddings we would actually want to steal — right down to the tiger-shaped cake toppers.
Here, we talked to Jennifer and Krupa Cox-Shah, a pair of brides who tied the knot this spring, two years after they both swiped left. The weekend-long, Indian-American celebration at a New Hampshire winery included a vegetarian feast (followed by Taco Bell), and a DJ who provided both the drums for the baraat and the Janelle Monáe tunes for the reception.
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