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May 1, 2022

Planning Your Destination Wedding in Morocco - Ep. 9

Planning Your Destination Wedding in Morocco - Ep. 9

Siham Nkonda joins us today to share her insight as a wedding and events planner, based out of Marrakech with her company, La Perle Bespoke Events.


Morocco is consistently named one of the world's top wedding destinations (Harper's Bazaar,, Pinterest Magazine and more), being a country with so many options for vibrant locations, cultural activities and stunning photographs.


As an overseas excursion for most, it is the type of wedding that will likely require the knowledge and expertise of an experienced local wedding planner, and Siham's passion is to be just that.


You're About to Learn:

  • How it takes a lot of people behind the scenes, a great network of collaborators, to prepare a destination wedding: videographers, photographers, vendors, caterers and more.
  • Who Siham's typical clients are, and why, and the types of wedding packages she offers.
  • The story of henna, how it's done and what role it plays during Moroccan weddings.
  • Who the Negafa is, and how important she is for the bride.
  • The different types of kaftan dresses and how they fit into the ceremony.
  • When to start planning, and how far in advance.
  • Why Siham puts an emphasis on local sourcing and themes for her events.


If you're considering something different, exotic, exciting and unique for your wedding, there are few places more enchanting than Morocco. This episode is the perfect place to get started on your dreaming and planning!


This Episode is sponsored by:

Travel Anywhere - One stop for all your travel needs.


Resources Mentioned in this episode:

La Perle Wedding and Event Planners

La Perle on Instagram

La Perle on Facebook

La Perle on Pinterest

Siham's own wedding: stunning photos!

Who is the Negafa? Instagram story

What is the Ammaria? Instagram story

Henna tattoos: Process and presentation


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Siham Nkonda


I'm Siham; founder of La Perle, luxury detail lover and travel enthusiast.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Here are 3 things you might not know about me;⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
1- I am fluent in four languages and have lived around the world, with a natural affinity for my clients no matter their background, religion or culture⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
2- Although I was born and grew up in Casablanca in Morocco, I now call Paris and Marrakech my 2 homes.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
3- I planned my own 4-day wedding in Marrakech; it was an amazing and memorable experience, and it sparked the desire to share it with my couples!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I love meeting new international and modern couples excited about the idea of an enchanting Marrakech wedding; please introduce yourself!