Deciding what to wear on your best friend’s Sangeet is not as easy as it should be. Or, is it – and we just make it complicated?
Either way, you know you don’t want to out-do the bride, but you also don’t want to look like the lost daughter of that Aunty who the bride last met in 1993 and has turned up only because her mom guilted her into it with that dreadful line we’re all akin to falling for “Beta, you never come with us anywhere.”
Basically, you want to lie somewhere in between the “Who does she think she is? The bride?!” and the “Didn’t anyone tell her she was attending a Wedding?!” Continue reading “My Best Friend’s Wedding: Sangeet Outfit Secret Board Revealed!”
I recently came across one of the most unique roka outfits I’ve ever seen on any bride – ever. It was simple, yet absolutely stunning.
Samvedna, who had her roka this May, had 3 weeks to pick an outfit. She came across Monika Nidhii, a designer wear store in Shahpur Jat, where she tried on Continue reading “Wedding Wardrobe: Samvedna’s Roka”
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
A Rookie’s Journey with Makeup 14 months ago, I bought my first foundation. Before that, I’d only used my mother’s compact powders for basically patting my oily T-zone into better shape just before a big dinner party. Then, one fine sunny day, somebody gave me gift vouchers to Shoppers Stop. As some of you may … Continue reading A Bride to Be and Know Nothing About Make Up? Why you need to learn NOW
Just read this absolutely essential article on totalbeauty.com – Top 7 Bridal Beauty Mistakes. These are the ones I found particularly useful: Mistake No. 1: Skipping blush I rarely, if ever, use blush. And when I do, I build it up to a barely there coverage. However, on the Big Day, I think barely there … Continue reading Top 7 Bridal Beauty Mistakes via totalbeauty.com
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
I’ve said this before – my family knows it, the boy’s family knows it – the wedding photographs and video are THE most important part to me. I started researching photographers in February itself, but I think I stopped once I realised what a bomb it costs to get a good photographer and videographer. It … Continue reading Who’s capturing your wedding memories?