Saturday, March 14, 2015

Types Of Girls You Meet in An Arranged Marriage

Well when you are having an Arranged Marriage you end up meeting a LOT of different types of Girls and Boys! Here is a fun take on the TYPES OF GIRLS YOU MEET IN AN ARRANGED MARRIAGE, Just a little something to make you laugh :)

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Indian Wedding | Engagement Hair 2015

Engagement is the one time I think that a girl wants to look womanly yet still like a girl, the whole concept of being a 'married' woman hasn't yet sunk in and you really want to look 'young'. (Well to be honest women ALWAYS want to look young. )

Anyways Engagement is the time when you want to show that you are a 'girl', and a LOT of Brides like to opt for the 'girly' natural look.

Up until 2014 we were still trying to nail the no-makeup makeup look for weddings, but I think by the time 2015 rolled in we got a lot of expert Makeup Artist on that. What 2015 dictates is to have the hair match this All-natural look!

And what better way to do it then by a Messy Updo! Something which looks chic and fun!

Monday, March 2, 2015

Plus Size Indian Bride : Important Tips and Tricks

Don't worry you are in safe hands! Most of the times when you read a blog post about 'Plus Size' dressing you wonder whether its been written by a skinny girl, or someone who is not really 'plus size' , well I totally am, yes true I haven't crossed the size 22, but I have been in that ball park.

At present I am a Size 18-20 and my brother got married a few months back, I ended up wearing the same lehenga's I wore for my own wedding (when I was a size 12-14 ), although the eyes weren't really on me, it got me thinking how I would have managed if it had been my wedding...

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Makeup Artist Review : Tanvi Kochar

When I was getting married I was pretty sure what I want and who I want, but for my brother's wedding I just knew that I had to look pretty and different. That's it. I had no inspiration picture, no thoughts, nothing at all.

The trouble this time was that I was wearing the same clothes that I wore for my wedding for 2 major functions!

My Tilak lehenga for Bhaiya's Tilak ceremony 
My wedding Lehenga for Bhaiya's Wedding

So it became essential that I looked different from what I had looked earlier! Now as much as I loved my wedding MUA (Ramita) I really wanted to go for someone different for the following reasons :

1) I strongly feel that every creative person has a 'signature style', and being a designer I know this is true, so even if my old MUA would have created a different look, it wouldn't be TOTALLY different because her signature style would kick in some where.

2) I wanted a little modern approach so wanted someone a little more experimental.

3) I wanted to try a new MUA so I could review it for you guys ;P

After calling, researching and agonizing a LOT I finally decided to go with Tanvi Kochar, and I am glad that I did!

The one thing that I liked about her was that she was on time, and not a lot of MakeUp Artist usually are.


For Bhaiya's engagement I really wanted a 'married' look, because it was the first major family event after my wedding and I wanted to 'look married'; but after my first meeting with Tanvi I decided to kind off let her do her work and not stress on things, I was pretty much happy with the results.

She gave me bold eyebrows, which she said were the 'in' thing, to be honest I am not the kind of person who likes to follow whats 'in' and I was pretty nervous about it, when I looked into the mirror I thought the only thing noticeable on my face were my eyebrows, but Tanvi reassured me its looking good and it takes time to get use to it, my mom liked it too so I went ahead with it. I feel in love with the look by the time we were in the car.

She also gave me a really bright lip color which I would have never thought I could carry it off but it looked good!

Going to the Venue

In between the ceremonies 

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Online Shopping!!

I have been shopping ONLINE a lot!! It really is a great source for unusual stuff. If you can't find anything nice for your honeymoon then do try the sites I mention in this video!

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Wedding Police ?!

What is it with celebrities and their understated weddings?!?!? Do they get too tired of wearing heavy clothes all the time, or maybe because every other person coming to their wedding would be wearing something stunning, they want to stand apart so they end up wearing something subdued.

Although Soha Ali Khan looked fabulous in her wedding day attire, I don't really think its the best she could have worn, I wish there was something more to it, something to aww us with :/

She does look like the 60's Heroine though...I dunno why I don't like this, maybe its the lack of color, because she does look stunning, just not 'Bridal'.

Look at this old photo of her for a jewelry brand :

Now that looks like a bride :/ , Anyways apart for the wedding, her Mehendi and reception outfit weren't too much to talk about :

Monday, January 19, 2015

Wedding's not on the Ground Floor?!

I have attended 2 weddings this season where the function was held at the top floor and the 1st floor. While having a terrace wedding or a closed banquet wedding has a charm of its own I felt that both of them lacked one thing :

The Grand Entry of the Baraat.

The whole visual looks great when the Baraat comes to the venue and they are dancing on the gate, the Bride's family is waiting impatiently for them to come in already! And then someone from the grooms side pulls someone from the Bride's side to dance and within minutes everyone is dancing! That feeling of pure joy and happiness is one of the great moments of a wedding.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Everyday Makeup

Ok to be honest, I am not a Makeup-All-Day kind of girl, given any day I prefer being bare faced than having a layer on me. However there are times when I do need that extra coverage and when you are a bride-to-be or a newly wed, a little makeup does help the heavy outfits you have on.

Here is a look into what I do when I want just a tad-bit of makeup :

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