Here comes the pride...and the bride. South Asian-origin lesbian couple ties knot in California
Pictures of the same-sex marriage between the two women who met at an event in the United States and subsequently went on to wed each other has taken Instagram by storm for being a phenomenon that exemplifies a cross-border romance.
A same-sex marriage in California has taken the internet by storm for the grandeur with which the couple fused their Asian heritage for the ceremony. A Colombian-Indian Christian, Bianca Maieli tied the knot with the Pakistani Muslim Saima in ensembles put together by the South Asian fashion designer, Bilal Hussain Kazimov, according to a Times of India report.
Maieli draped herself in an ivory saree with floral patterns and gold embroidery for the occasion, bringing the look together with a pearl necklace and kadas, gold bangles and a tika among other accessories while for her part, Saima donned on a black sherwani with gold hues and colourful embroidery.
Among the rituals which consisted of a traditional, simple wedding involving an exchanging of rings and a small barat, the duo also hosted a henna ceremony prior to the big day. Pictures of the same-sex marriage between the two women who met at an event in the United States and subsequently went on to wed each other has Instagrammers lauding it as a phenomenon that exemplifies a cross-border romance.