Wedding Wardrobe: Sumedha

Wedding Wardrobe Sumedha red lehenga from ram kishan sarees chandni chowk

Once in a while, a bride chooses to share her wedding journey with the world. She pens down her experiences, carefully selects precious personal memories to show you – through vivid photographs that captured what was, perhaps, the best day of her life. Continue reading “Wedding Wardrobe: Sumedha”

You’re Invited to My Wedding! Print Edition

I always knew I didn’t want a typical wedding card.

Of course, that meant many, many more hours being spent on the card than anticipated. At one point of time, I think my mother just wanted to scream at me “Why couldn’t you just pick one of the available samples and change the wordings?”

To be honest, I didn’t even visit the actual shop in Chandni Chowk where the card was designed. It was my mother and sister who spend hours there designing it. The card guy was quite enthusiastic because he’d not had a customer who wanted something fresh and new in a long time, and he quite enjoyed the whole process of designing something completely different from a traditional Indian wedding card.

Of course, I had done a fair amount of research on the kind of things I wanted – such as pinning my favourite designs on my Wedding Invite Pinterest board and googling “wedding invitation card wordings“. But other than that all I did was give instructions – “I want watercolors” and, once the design was in place, go back Continue reading “You’re Invited to My Wedding! Print Edition”

Where to shop for Wedding Lehengas at Chandni Chowk?

Updated with my video of shopping in Chandni Chowk at some of the best stores in 2019! 🙂

where to shop for wedding lehengas chandni chowk

The first and only time I went to Chandni Chowk was with a bunch of my guy friends to eat at Karim’s. It was hands down the best meat I’ve ever had, by the way. Melted in the mouth! Yum. Anyway, I remember walking around with my 5-6 guy friends surrounding me from all sides, so I felt quite safe and didn’t have to bother with anything.

This Saturday, my mother wanted to go to CC with me. It was just going to be the two of us. Honestly, I was not very comfortable with the idea – since I have this wonky image of Chandni Chowk and all it’s shady men. My mother rubbished my concerns, and said we’re going just by ourselves. No bodyguards, mother? Are you sure? “Stop acting like a 5-year-old” is all I got in return.

Now, I know this is Continue reading “Where to shop for Wedding Lehengas at Chandni Chowk?”