"We've started to notice a few more Asian women marrying outside of their own cultures," says Sat Bhatti, partner in wedding planning company Occ Asian Z."In fact, we recently organised the weddings of two Sikh women who married white men."I'm independent and successful and it's daunting to think I might have to up sticks and move to another town to move in with my in-laws as soon as I'm married." Matchmakers Statistics seem to be against Asian women too.
For Asian men the option to "marry out" is made easier by the fact that it is culturally, and in some cases religiously, less frowned upon to choose a partner outside of their faith than it is for Asian women.
Other men choose to marry a partner from their parents country of origin.
" A 33-year-old government analyst next to me sighed and put up her hand, swiftly followed by other women in the room.
She later explained: "It's not something I want to do, but if I want to get married it looks like I have to consider it." But while compromise is the option for some, other cultural shifts are emerging.
One website offers a drop-down menu of skin shades.
"Wheatish" appears to be one of the most common categories, with a choice of "wheatish", "wheatish medium" or "wheatish brown".
In the scramble to find the perfect Asian husband, women are using every tool available to them.
The choice ranges from looking for love online to matrimonial matchmakers - people within the community who bring suitable matches together, whether it's through family or through organised events.
"I realised there was a huge demand for a platform to bring Asian singles of the same religion together in an environment that didn't need to involve the whole family.