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Party for the Ages

Written By

Written By: 
Molly Hutter

Photos By

Photos By: 
Tyler Branch Photo
Summer in the Lowcountry beckons a pair of Brooklynites for their very festive, very colorful Indian wedding

Jay Kamath & Seema Vora

November 10, 2013

Lowndes Grove Plantation

 

When Jay Kamath, an advertising creative director, landed a new job in 2007, he packed up and headed West on a cross-country road trip from his hometown of Augusta, Georgia, to Los Angeles. About 14 hours into the drive, he stopped for the night in Dallas, where he met Seema Vora, a native of that city. That fateful meeting led to a four-year courtship, and in August 2011, Jay proposed to Seema in the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont in Paris. Having fallen in love with the Holy City during a trip here, the travel-loving duo—who now live in Brooklyn, New York—chose Lowndes Grove Plantation for their raucous and emotional nuptials. Following their huge party of a wedding (which included full Indian dress, a change into black-tie formals, a helmet-born “groomsman’s cam,” and even an elephant), Seema and Jay honeymooned in Vietnam. 
 

Vendor List

Caterer: Fish Restaurant, www.FishRestaurantCharleston.com

Wedding Design: WED, www.CharlestonEvent.com

Photographer: Tyler Branch Photo, www.TylerBranchPhoto.com

Venue: Lowndes Grove Plantation, www.PPHGCharleston.com