ANIL AND MARY'S ARMENIAN INDIAN WEDDING PART 2

We recently shared part one of Anil and Mary's Armenian Indian wedding featuring all the details of their Indian celebration. Followed by their Indian wedding, the couple held an Armenian wedding on August 4, 2017, with a ceremony at St. Mary's Armenian Apostolic Church and a stunning reception at Palladio Banquet Hall. We love how the couple combined all the traditions of these two rich cultures into their wedding.

We're excited to share the details of Mary and Anil's Armenian wedding along with the beautiful photos by Jay Jay Productions!

Anil and Mary's Armenian Wedding

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MANIFA'S STORY: OUR KHOSK-KAP

The words have been tied and it all feels so official! You must be thinking I've officially lost my mind! Well I have. Work, school, and wedding planning is exhausting, but that's a topic for another blog. So back to the original topic of this post, my Khosk-Kap! After getting engaged, I became extremely interested in our Armenian wedding traditions. When I read about a Khosk-Kap, which literally means "the words have been tied," I knew I wanted to have one! Essentially a Khosk-Kap was when the groom's parents and bride's parents would sit and arrange their children's marriage. Now that arranged marriages aren't very common, it has become more of a celebration of love and a good opportunity for both families to officially meet. With that said, here's the story of our Khosk-Kap...

Manifa and Emin's Khosk-kap

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ANIL & MARY'S ARMENIAN INDIAN WEDDING PART 1

Have you ever been to an Armenian Indian wedding? We were blown away when we came across Mary and Anil's recent stunning wedding (or we should say weddings) captured by Jay Jay Productions. Coming from two diverse and rich cultures, Mary and Anil held 2 separate celebrations to honor both Indian and Armenian traditions. We interviewed the couple and we've got all the details! First, we will share the couple's love story and their beautiful Indian wedding on July 30th, 2017:

Ani and Anil's Indian Armenian Wedding

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INSIDE $10 MILLION ARMENIAN WEDDING

On July 1, 2017, Gaspar Avdolyan and Lola Osmanova got married at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, CA. While all weddings are memorable, this one became unforgettable for many factors, one mainly being the price tag. Rumored to be a $10 million dollar wedding, photos and videos of this extravagant wedding went viral. What stood out for us was that this was an Armenian wedding, and the couple incorporated Armenian traditions into their wedding. And so our team reached out to some of our contacts to bring you an inside look into Gaspar and Lola’s wedding.

First, meet Gaspar and Lola. Gaspar Avdolyan is the son of successful Armenian telecommunication businessman Albert Avdolyan. His wife, Lola Osmanova, is the daughter of Russian energy tycoon Eldar Osmanova. Gaspar is 100% Armenian, and Lola is half Armenian. The couple spends a majority of their time in Moscow and travels internationally very frequently. 

Gaspar and Lolita's Wedding

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MANIFA'S STORY: THE PROPOSAL

In Manifa's first Bride's Story blog, she told us all about her and Emin and how their relationship started. As she mentioned, Emin's love for gambling would play a big role in his proposal. Find out how it all happened as Manifa shares their sweet proposal story: 

Every girl dreams of her perfect proposal. Some want something grand and majestic, others prefer something low key and romantic. I always just wanted my proposal to be a surprise. I knew that when Emin proposed to me it would be unexpected, extremely creative, and personal.

My proposal was easily the cutest thing Emin has ever planned. It fit our personalities perfectly! I couldn't have asked for anything better.

Manifa and Emin's Proposal

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ZVEIL'S JEWELRY GIVEAWAY CONTEST

Ever since we learned about Zveil, we've been raving all about their one of a kind Try-At-Home-Program. As a bride, this program is a dream come true as it allows you to try on veils at home or at your fitting to choose the one that best complements your wedding dress! With that said, we're excited to share that in addition to our exclusive 10% discount, Zveil is now holding a jewelry giveaway contest for all Harsanik users. Here's how it all works:  

Zveil Try at Home Program

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SHANT'S CUSTOM SUIT FROM JB CLOTHIERS

Over the last month, we've gone behind the scenes and followed Shant as he designed a custom suit from JB Clothiers. We shared with you Shant's first fitting experience at JB Clothiers and soon the time came for Shant to pick up his final suit. We're excited to share photos of Shant's stylish custom suit and the personalized details. We also chatted with Shant to get his thoughts on the experience of getting a custom suit and why every man should invest in a custom suit.

Shant's JB Custom Suit

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ENGAGEMENT PHOTOSHOOT: EMY AND MELAN

Emy and Melan recently did an engagement photoshoot with Evan Photography in the beautiful and historic Sofia, Bulgaria. The couple currently lives in Bulgaria and met while working together in the fashion industry. With that in mind, Emy and Melan chose fashion as the inspiration and theme for their engagement photos. Here are the photos from their stunning photo shoot:

Emy and Melan's Engagement Photo Shoot

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MANIFA'S STORY: MEET MANIFA & EMIN

Meet Manifa, our newest Harsanik bride! Manifa and Emin recently got engaged with an adorable and creative proposal and will be getting married on June 22, 2019. We're thrilled to announce that we'll be featuring Manifa as our next Bride's Story blogger! In the past, we've featured Talar and Serj, Christine and Victor, and our very own Marineh and Shant as they shared all the details of their wedding planning adventures. We're so excited to follow Manifa and Emin on their journey! As the couple counts down, Manifa will be sharing their love story, the proposal, and all the details of their wedding planning on our Bride's Story blog series.

So let's get started! Meet Manifa and Emin and find out how it all started: 

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