Mood: Earthy, regal, spicy, eclectic, traditional, exotic, opulent and moroccan grandeur.
Colour Palette: Reds, blues, greens, browns, oranges, yellows, deep purples, white, gold. Bold and bright tones.
Dress Code: Rich colours with gold.
Invitation: Gold leaf print with your names in arabic on the front.
Location: Desert sands; glamorous hotel pool side; winery with traditional finishes. You could also pick a tipi tent / marquee or a room with walls that are rich earthy colours.
Ceremony: Apply Hennaya tattoos by Moroccan Henna artists, draw symbolic motifs on your hands and feet as a lucky charm. Bridesmaids and mothers can participate.
Styling & Decor: Clay pots, wooden doors, long robes of silk, satin chiffon, rich woven fabrics, sequins, embroidery, glass tumblers, candles, orange flower, caftans, large coloured gems, mini perfume bottles, large silver coloured containers, mosaic candle holders, stained wine glasses, silk draped from the ceilings, large lanterns, rugs over lounges with brightly coloured cushions, ottoman stools, oversized Tagines and bowls of dates.
Favours: Sugar "happy life", milk "purity".
Dishes: Meat in saffron, spices (chillies, coriander, cumin), Pastille (pie in puff pastry with ficassee of chicken, almonds, sugar and cinnamon), Mashwi (lamb), Tajine (stew of meat with prunes and almonds), couscous, traditional pastries and moroccan cookies served with mint tea. Mint juleps and pink cocktails with gold leaf and rose water.
Beauty: Have a sauna for purification before the wedding.
Music/Entertainment: Try to book a belly dancer for entertainment during the entree and main meals. Your guests can dance to traditional Moroccan music until 5am.
Photo shoot: Sand hills at sunset, poolside or against large persian carpets.
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