Venues: Majlis Al Salam Ballroom, Mina A’Salam (Eastern Wedding Reception); Nar Beach, Rixos Palm Jumeirah (Western Wedding Reception). Theme: A fusion of eastern roots and western sensibilities. “Having been born and raised in London, I always imagined having a fairy tale wedding wearing a white gown,” says Nyma. “My husband is more traditional and still very much in touch with his Pakistani roots so we did both.” Dress: Pakistani gown by Sana Safinaz and Western gown by Donaco Couture. Shoes: Jimmy Choo and Manolo Blahnik. Rings: Harry Winston for her; Cartier for him. Number of guests: 450. Bridesmaids: Two of Nyma’s oldest friends from nursery school and her closet cousin made beautiful maids. Music: To truly create a festive affair, the couple hired the DJ from Dubai club Boudoir. First dance: Fly Me To The Moon, Frank Sinatra. Food: For the eastern reception at Mina Salaam the couple opted for a more traditional menu mixed with Arabic dishes. For the western lunch reception, a more European buffet menu was chosen to tie in with the themes. Honeymoon: The couple jetted to Istanbul, Turkey.