About Landmark

The Landmark is an elegant banquet facility located in the heart of the Meadowlands in East Rutherford New Jersey; it is in close proximity to most major highways making it convenient for guests traveling from southern New Jersey as well as New York City. The Landmark takes pride in providing your guests with exquisite cuisine and impeccable service. Their exclusive Tuxedo and White Glove French Service, combined with ethnically diverse menus, will appeal to the eyes as well as the palate! Wedding menus can be customized to various ethnic tastes; specializing in Italian, Spanish, and Caribbean cuisine.
Your guests are welcomed in a separate Cocktail Lounge with sunken bars for the Cocktail Hour as well as a private Bridal Room for your Bridal Party.
The dining rooms are elegantly decorated with crystal chandeliers, soft tone wall coverings and ample dance floors accommodating up to 325 guests.
The Landmark’s bi-lingual staff will see to your every need and cater to your guests’ every request.
Your affair at the Landmark will make a lasting impression and create memories to be long cherished while helping you celebrate one of life’s joyful landmarks!


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East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
The Landmark is located in the heart of the Meadowlands in East Rutherford New Jersey. Landmark is in close proximity to most major highways such as: NJ Turnpike, Route 3, Route 80 and the Garden State Parkway.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Indian Inspired Weddings

Located in New Jersey, one of the most ethnically and religiously diverse states in the country, the Landmark has catered to a number of different cultural wedding ceremonies and receptions over the years. These ceremonies widely range anywhere from traditional to Jewish to Indian culture, each with their own unique traditions and customs. Just last week, an Indian wedding ceremony took place at the Landmark. (Shown below.)

You may have read in our last blog post What to Expect from 2011 Weddings that exotic Indian inspiration is one of the main trending themes for weddings in 2011. This trend is becoming more popular today because of the vibrant decor, fashion, and customs of a traditional Indian ceremony.

Indian wedding ceremonies are bright events, filled with ritual and celebration, and are taken very seriously in the Indian culture. They are generally large affairs and sometimes continue on for several days. In the past most Indian marriages were arranged, but today "fusion weddings" are more commonly seen in the U.S. This is when the American and Indian cultures and traditions are combined together to create a unique, personalized wedding ceremony for the couple.

Thinking about incorporating an Indian inspiration in your upcoming wedding ceremony? Here are a few traditional elements and some new trends being used in Indian wedding ceremonies today.
  • Colored dance floors/lighting
  • Decorative linens
  • Larger than life centerpieces
  • Bold colors or earthy tones
  • Out of the box entertainment
  • Pop art sculptures
Below is a video that documents the decor, fashion and customs of an Indian wedding ceremony in America. Watch for additional ideas for your own special Indian inspired wedding ceremony.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

What to Expect from 2011 Weddings

Wedding Spending Increasing with the Economy

According to The Wedding Report Inc, American couples spent almost 23% more on their weddings in 2010 than the year before.

11 Wedding Trends for 2011

1. Prohibition-Era Elegance
1920's Fashion
Ladies: dusty nude and lace dresses
Men: wing-tip shoes
Root: New HBO hit show Boardwalk Empire

2. The Redefined Princess Wedding Dress
New princess silhouette: body-skimming with a bold train
Statement-making head wear: tasteful tiaras & cathedral-length veils
Accents: sophisticated sequins and beading
Root: Fashion icon Kate Middleton (Marrying Prince William April 29, 2011)

3. Sultry Ballerina-Inspired Weddings
Romantic candlelit ceremonies after 8 pm,
feathered headpieces and shredded fabrics,
and pale pinks paired with black.
Root: 2010 thriller Black Swan

4. Ivy League-Chic Weddings
Retro meets Preppy
Plaids, Stripes, Blazers and Sweaters
Root: Gossip Girl's Blair Waldorf

5. Exotic Indian Inspiration
Vibrant color palette: purples, reds and golds
Lavish decor: beading and rich drapery
Exotic Food: spicy dishes
Root: Katy Perry and Russel Brand's Indian Wedding
and memoir made movie Eat, Pray, Love

6. Wedding Man Caves
Blackjack tables, brandy bars, PlayStations and stogies
Root: The home "man cave"

7. Prewedding PJ Parties
Slumber parties, matching pj's, pampering and bonding
Root: Alternative Bachelorette Party

8. Food Truck Fun
Waffles, tacos and dumplings
Sidewalk carts during the cocktail hour or after-party
Root: Gourmet Food Trucks

9. Haute Desserts
Desserts & wedding cakes with gourmet flavors and haute style
Root: Top Chef: Just Desserts, Amazing Cakes and Cake Boss

10. Video Guest Books
Confessional-style video booth for your guests or an iPad guest book
Post wedding, easily share online via YouTube, Facebook & more
Root: The iPad by Apple

11. Surprise Honeymoons
Ladies, leave it up to the groom to plan a surprise honeymoon
Root: Chelsea Clinton's top secret honeymoon

To read the original article from The Knot's website click here.