I had spent 1 whole long month matching my hair accessories, nail paint and jewelry with the exact shades of my lehenga for my godhbharai ceremony. My peach, turquoise and golden lehenga looked just perfect for the day function. My corset type of peach and golden blouse revealed my tummy almost negligibly. On the d-day, everything was perfect, the hair, makeup, my pretty lehenga, dupatta draped on the shoulders, my dainty bajuband & made-for-my-lehenga jewellery. I also carried a matching hand purse and strutted in golden stilettos. After the thousandth selfie clicked alone and alongwith my sister, I was finally asked to enter the venue and grace the audience with my presence.
Two of my friends had their weddings in close succession recently, one living in Hapur and one living in South Delhi.
Being a close friend of both the brides, I got invited to the smaller functions as well such as sangeet, cocktail, mehendi, and this gave me enough masala to pen down this blog.
There are a few common mistakes that almost all brides make which can prevent you from getting that flawless bridal glow.
Did you just spend a bomb purchasing that cream for that bridal glow as your wedding is just around the corner?
So much has been talked about changing the way weddings happen, reducing the pomp and show, getting rid of customs which no longer make sense, changing the way women are treated and blah blah blah…But can really anything be done practically? Can we actually get inside each of the outdated minds and remove the many layers of societal prejudices and unwanted customs? Continue reading
While I was browsing through some Facebook profiles, I increasingly saw some glamorous photo shoots pasted on most of the cover pages of people. Look closer and you’ll see them holding slates of ‘save the date’ written on them or making some Bollywood like poses in exotic locations. It made me ask some impending questions, where are our weddings headed? Why are we slowly drowning ourselves into the wedding as an event rather than the institution of wedding itself!