The Best Wedding Planners, Designers, Entertainment and Make-up Artistes in Dubai
Swati Jain gives you a handy list to remember if you are planning for the big day
They say it takes a village to raise a child. We are here to tell you that it also takes a village to pull off a wedding. From your trousseau designer to the card designer to entertainment for the guests to caterers – it takes an army of people (and vendors) to pull your wedding off. Bringing the best of what Dubai has to offer, we delved knee deep into research.
Event Chic Designs
Raising the bar on the set-up of wedding events, they are one of the best wedding planners in town. Whether it’s a carousel for a bar or the table set ups themed around chandeliers – they bring the quirkiest ideas to life – in the chic-est ways.
If it is an exceptional – and I mean – a truly one of kind floral dream that you are dreaming – you needn’t look further. Priding themselves on excellent partners, they can take care of every minute detail to promise a truly unforgettable (and not-stressful) experience.
WEDDING CARD DESIGNERS
Digital Card Invitations by Uttara Shah Invitations
While the giant wedding cards still rein, digital weddings invitations are also becoming a norm. E-vites not only substantially cut down one of the biggest wedding expenses, they are easier to customize and can be easily shared. Uttara adds a touch of traditional and typical art to contemporary digital invites.
The Card Co.
Investing in the delicate details, The Card Co. are known for their couture designs and stationery. Their exclusive collections, inspired by fashion’s couture collections, encapsulate the fusion of bespoke and luxurious designs. With a team of exceptional graphic designers, their boutique is conveniently located in DIFC.
WEDDING TROUSSEAU DESIGNERS
The Rack by Kachins
Bringing a selection of the finest Indian couturiers and fusion apparel, their team of experts handpick outstanding pieces from designers all over India to offer Dubai a specially curated selection. Designers include Anamika Khanna, Rohil Bal, Gaurav Gupta and many more.
The Rack by Kachins, Villa No 446, Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah 2
Ghungat by Shaveta & Anuj brings a range of Indian ethnic wear, with innovative use of traditional crafts, distinctive colors and great quality of fabrics. They customize embroideries, designs and outfits to truly define the bride’s personality!
Ghungat, Street 50B, Cosmos Lane, Meena Bazaar, Bur Dubai, Dubai
Dubai tailoring boutique Stallion Bespoke has become a foremost name in customized luxury men’s wear in the region. Through innovative designs and a fresh perspective on the tailoring ethos, the boutique promises quintessential masterpieces for the discerning grooms.
Stallion Bespoke, South Ridge Park – Tower 3, Downtown Dubai
MAKEUP & HENNA ARTISTS
A professional makeup artist who recently launched her own lashes line, beauty magician Nina Ubhi provides picture-perfect makeup services to a very selective clientele. Her meticulous attention to detail and iconic looks have made her extremely popular and reliable.
Mira’s Bridal Styling
Known for her bridal mehendi and makeup, Mira is quite in demand in Dubai and often booked quite quickly. Her henna designs are stunning, clean and detailed – exactly what every bride looks for!
Planning a wedding comes with many questions, including planning fun activities for your guests. Adding a truly riveting experience, you can hire Escape Hunt to add a pop-up to the wedding. The story-line of the escape room can be carefully crafted around the bride & groom’s stories!
Flair Bartending Go Bar UAE
Flair Bartending shows add to the entertainment of the celebration. The barman show is an orchestrated musical act with complicated flair tricks with a mix of two to five shakers and bottles flying in the air simultaneously to keep guests amazed and entertained!
Dubai-based ‘Sufi’ and Bollywood singer, Shahid Shabaz is really popular in the region. In the many Indian singers in the region, Shahid stands out. He keeps the audience hooked throughout his performance - channeling all the feelings and emotions - in every song.
One of the best Bollywood bands in Dubai, this boy-band knows how to keep their audience tapping their feet and dancing till dawn.
Canvas & Wood
There is nothing else like getting married in a fun tipi tent – especially with the year-round sunshine. Canvas & Wood create a fun and distinctive ambience – and can setup anywhere!