About Elegant Affairs

Elegant Affairs is an award-winning event design and décor company known for creating breathtaking events for clients who desire perfection while celebrating life’s most important occasions.


Sisters Shobha Rao, Sharda Shenoy, and Suman Pai founded Elegant Affairs in 1992. Now, with over twenty years and 8,000 events worth of experience, the sisters excel in providing exceptional service and innovative event design for events across the country.

Specializing in exquisite wedding décor, unique floral creations, and one-of-a-kind structural designs, Elegant Affairs has had the honor of working with distinguished individuals, celebrities and major corporations from Fortune 500 companies—United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Goya, Citibank, MetLife, and HSBC, to name a few— to government institutions and nonprofits.

Our work can be seen at exclusive venues from Capitale, Cipriani, Pier 60, and the Mandarin Oriental to The Ritz-Carlton, Gotham Hall, and Oheka Castle. A list of premier properties that Elegant Affairs has worked with can be found here.

Our talented team and their exceptional work has been featured on Entertainment in WE TV Platinum Weddings™, MTV in My Super Sweet 16™, and in a number of magazines, television shows, websites, and blogs.