If You’re A Gota Patti Fan, Anita Dongre’s Royal Wedding Collection Is Perfect For You!

Have you heard about it yet? The Make In India campaign?

Everything that has been made in India is being promoted under this campaign for the last few months, and of course, the biggest fashion designer names have found a prominent place on the pride-inducing list. There have been a handful of fashion shows to showcase the best of what designers have been making here locally, and Anita Dongre was the only one to have an entire fashion show solely dedicated to her wedding wear creations. What did that mean for the brides of India? A show full of beautiful gota patti lehengas and jackets to add to your trousseau wish list! It’s a bride’s lucky week, isn’t it? First a Sabyasachi Summer 2016 collection to browse, and now THIS!

The range of Anita Dongre evening-wear was made at her eco-friendly design headquarters in Vashi, Maharashtra. An imperial colour palette ranging from blush pinks to deep vermilions and soft powder blues to the magnificence of midnight Continue reading “If You’re A Gota Patti Fan, Anita Dongre’s Royal Wedding Collection Is Perfect For You!”

Trousseau Week 2013: The Fashion Show!

trousseau week 2013 the fashion show

I was in Bangalore last month for Trousseau Week, where I covered the wedding exhibition and created a Bride’s Guide for those of you who wanted to visit it. The night before the exhibition began, UB City was filled to the brim with people attending the Trousseau Week fashion show. Of course, we’ve got you all the action from the front row! Well, not exactly front-front. More like, front-side 🙂 Continue reading “Trousseau Week 2013: The Fashion Show!”

Niki Mahajan Couture Show

There’s so much catching up to do! Life’s been a whirlwind the last couple of weeks, but don’t worry – I’ve been busy with all things wedding-related! You could call it “field work” 🙂

So many fashion shows have come and gone, and while I will talk about some more over the next few weeks, I’m starting off with a very recent one which caught my eye. The Niki Mahajan fashion show, which was SO right for the Indian bride in so many ways!

Honestly, I hadn’t heard of this particular designer before MissMalini spoke of attending her show. Once I saw a few pictures, I knew I had to share it with you. Some of them are too good to miss!

If I could describe the collection in two words, I’d say it was – very ornate. Very bridal! Continue reading “Niki Mahajan Couture Show”