The charm of the Lake for a Western and Hindu Wedding in Lake Como
A colorful explosion for a stunning double wedding in Lake Como
Zhe & Shankar – A two-days Hindu & Western Wedding in Lake Como from Manisol Wedding on Vimeo
Two wedding ceremonies, two wedding days for this amazing Western and Hindu Wedding in Lake Como
A Chinese woman and an Indian man met in New York, fell in Love, and brought all of their friends, their families, and their cultures to the amazing Lake Como for a weekend-long feast and celebration of Love, happiness, and fun!
Lido di Lenno and Villa Lario were the venues that hosted such amazing events. The color scheme was total white for the Western wedding, and an explosion of rainbow colors for the Hindu wedding – we fell in love with them both, and we know you will too!
DAY ONE: HINDU WEDDING IN LAKE COMO, LIDO DI LENNO
Zhe and Shankar kickstarted their weekend-long wedding celebration in Lake Como by having a colorful, fun, and bright Indian Wedding at Lido di Lenno. All the wedding guests followed the dress code, choosing to wear either Indian wedding attire (Sari for women, Sherwani for men) or colorful clothes that matched the energy of the day perfectly. The whole wedding party wore pink outfits, and they looked amazing.
Before the ceremony, Shankar, his groomsmen, and all the guests had a loud, fun, and vibrant Baarat along the lake walking from Lenno to the Lido. Instead of a horse, Shankar rode a bright red Vespa: that was definitely a very Italian choice!
At Lido di Lenno, they had a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony performed under a bright, rainbow-colored wedding Mandap. An Indian-inspired dinner followed: we loved the bright florals and table decor, a rainbow of flowers to perfectly match the vibe of this Hindu wedding in Lake Como. A dance party on the beach closed the night – we couldn’t have imagined a better way!
DAY TWO: WESTERN WHITE WEDDING IN VILLA LARIO
The feast of the Hindu wedding in Lake Como was just the beginning – the following day, Zhe and Shankar had a wonderful white wedding in Villa Lario, Mandello.
Zhe wore three outfits on her white wedding day: a stunning v-shaped wedding dress for the ceremony, a red Chinese dress for the cake cutting, and a short feathery party dress for the night. We loved them all!
As opposed to the rainbow feast of the Indian Wedding, the spouses opted for a full-white decor and black tie outfit for their western wedding. In order to feel everyone close, they opted for a circular structure for their wedding ceremony: the bride and groom were standing at the top of a hill, and all their guests were around them.
The reception took place under a clear wedding tent – we absolutely adored the way the florists created clouds of baby’s breath, flowing from the top of the tent.
After the dinner, the spouses surprised their guests with a show of fireworks that lit up the lake followed by a dance party in a cave under the villa. What a party!
VENDORS & VENUES
western & hindu wedding in Lake Como
Photography & Cinematography: Selene, Alice + Alba and Elena from ManiSol Wedding
Venues: Lido di Lenno, Villa Lario Resort Mandello
Wedding Planner: I do in Lake Como
Hindu Wedding Dresses (wedding party): Anita Dongre
Stationery Designer: Nib and Pixel
Floral Designer: Barbara Botta Fiori
Bride’s Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier
Bride’s Shoes: Manolo Blahnik
Hair / Makeup Artist: Jennifer Bradburn
Bridesmaids Dresses: Birdy Grey
Groom’s Suit: Suitsupply
Groomsmen Suits: The Black Tux
Live music & DJ set: Radio Kings Band