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19 Photos That Prove Scottish Asian Weddings Are Majestic

When two cultures share one day, it's pure gid, yaar.

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1. If you never go to a Scottish Asian wedding, you'll miss out on so, so much.

2. You'll miss seeing truly unique bridal outfits.

Caro Weiss

Brides really are spoiled for choice when it comes to wedding dresses.

3. And cute guys rocking sporrans and sherwanis.

Izzy Ahmed
Izzy Ahmed

Which is great, because you can't really go wrong with either.

4. Because after all, everyone looks good in a kilt.

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5. You'll miss out on an epic feast as well.

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From the Glaswegian classic Chicken Tikka Masala to popular dishes like haggis samosas: It's near impossible to leave without feeling well fed.

6. ...with some Scottish classics thrown in.

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Because everyone knows Irn-Bru is the best accompaniment to a spicy banquet.

7. You'll miss hearing bagpipes play classic Bollywood ballads.

You haven't lived until you've heard "Baharon Phool Barsao" belted out by a piper. It's a great way to welcome the bride and groom to the venue.
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You haven't lived until you've heard "Baharon Phool Barsao" belted out by a piper. It's a great way to welcome the bride and groom to the venue.

8. You'll miss seeing an array of gorgeous colours that can brighten up any grey sky.

Sure, it'll probably rain, but we're Scottish: That's never stopped us before.
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Sure, it'll probably rain, but we're Scottish: That's never stopped us before.

9. You'll miss watching the dholki and bagpipes come together to bring some loud and serious party vibes.

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The traditional dholki drums never fail to get everyone in a celebratory mood, and the bagpipes add a dash of Scottish charm.

10. And you'll miss out on some awesome dancing too.

We dance from the minute the bride arrives, right through to the wee small hours.
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We dance from the minute the bride arrives, right through to the wee small hours.

11. Seriously: The party goes on all night.

The shoes might come off, but everyone stays on the dance floor. Whether we're dancing to "500 Miles" or "Chaiya Chaiya", we give it all we've got.
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The shoes might come off, but everyone stays on the dance floor. Whether we're dancing to "500 Miles" or "Chaiya Chaiya", we give it all we've got.

12. Not to mention kids "giein' it yaldi" while decked out in tartan.

Watching weans dance their wee hearts out to some bhangra is always adorable.
Shanaz Arshed

Watching weans dance their wee hearts out to some bhangra is always adorable.

13. You'll miss out on some incredibly intricate mehndi.

The henna designs are so pretty and intricate. The Scottish Academy of Asian Arts run classes, if you'd like to learn how to do it yourself.
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The henna designs are so pretty and intricate. The Scottish Academy of Asian Arts run classes, if you'd like to learn how to do it yourself.

14. And some seriously stunning wedding photos.

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Temples and greenery are all well and good, but there's something moodily evocative (and cool) about the SECC.

15. You'll miss visiting incredible wedding venues like this:

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Old grey castles and colourful saris are a match made in heaven. Just look at this scene, doesn't it just feel right?

16. And looking out over gorgeous lochs while dressed in your best Highland dress or lengha.

17. You'll miss out on cute AF wedding favours too.

No one does pretty or intricate sweets quite like Scottish Asians.
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No one does pretty or intricate sweets quite like Scottish Asians.

18. In short, traditions have never looked so good.

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19. So what are you waiting for? Let's go.

So stop your bakwas and we'll see you on the dance floor.
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So stop your bakwas and we'll see you on the dance floor.