Indian wear is expensive. Or should I be saying, my tastes are expensive? Either way, most anarkalis I love don’t start below Rs.15,000 (at minimum!) and just a set of unstitched suit fabric in raw silk costs Rs.8,000. Of course, I still go on a manic hunt every time to find something more reasonable, but the fact no one can deny is – ethnic clothes cost a helluva lot these days! Which is why, when you have bought something, you want to get all the use out of it you possibly can.
I have one anarkali in my wardrobe that I love so much, I wore it to 4 different wedding events last winter. But when you’re wearing the same outfit over and over again, you want to style it differently each time, however slightly, so that it doesn’t look the exact same over and over again. Continue reading “How I Styled 1 Anarkali in 3 Different Ways this Wedding Season”
If you haven’t yet, read the first two posts from this series – Prologue & Chapter 1 – before you get started with this post.
Panic is slowly, but surely, making it’s way into my mind. I have bits and pieces figured out, but not a single look is a 100% done. This is what I’ve figured out till now –
DECIDED! 🙂 All the way from the outfit, the earrings and the exact bangles I’m going to have on.
Footwear is the only part of the look that’s still a big fat questions mark. I need to buy pretty jootis. Continue reading “My Best Friend’s Wedding: 18 Days To Go & I Still Don’t Know What I’m Wearing”
I haven’t found my sangeet lehenga yet. There are less than 90 days to go, and I am still looking. I am confused, lost and clueless. I don’t want to spend a lot on it, since the occasion doesn’t need it. I am looking for a relatively simple lehenga – with bright colors and very limited embroidery. … Continue reading Trousseau Destination: Eveva Love
Just a reminder to all fellow brides – Mansi Gupta, my roka anarkali suit designer, is showing her latest Regalya collection of formal and semi-formal Indian wear at an exhibition in Hotel Ashoka tomorrow (10 am to 8 pm) – 17th July, 2012. In case you missed out, read a detailed review on Mansi’s label … Continue reading Regalya by Mansi Gupta – Exhibition tomorrow
Before I start the post, let me give you a summary. My roka anarkali suit was desgined by Mansi Gupta, who runs her label Regalya out of a store at Hotel Le Meridian in New Delhi. Her latest Spring Summer collection of formal and semi-formal Indian outfits will be on display at the following 2 … Continue reading Trousseau Destination: Regalya by Mansi Gupta
I needed to make a trip to South Extension market on Saturday morning, before heading off to Chandni Chowk. So I went to Ushnaq Mal first, since my parents thought they had good wedding lehengas. Most of it was too much chamki (in-your-face-shiny) that not only looks fugly but also photographs terribly. But, there was … Continue reading Looking for my wedding lehenga at South Extension