Dawat Diaries, Marriage, Pakistan, Pakistani, South Asian, Tradition, Wedding

The Dawat Diaries: Episode 1

Hi friends! As we await the professional pics from my wedding (I particularly can't wait for you to see Amna Rathor's amazing transformation of our barn mehndi venue!), I thought I'd show you the cutting edge fashions that are available in Pakistan (and tell you funny stories) by introducing a new feature on my blog...."the… Continue reading The Dawat Diaries: Episode 1

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Decor, Invitation, Wedding

Incorporating Wedding into Home Decor

So if you been following my blog you know that post-wedding I've been non-stop decorating mine and SMs first apartment (so fun to do btw!) and so it couldn't be more perfect when my boss gave us this as a house-warming gift: Remember my wedding invitations, which I took forever obsessing over and perfecting? Well,… Continue reading Incorporating Wedding into Home Decor

Clothes, Dress, Fashion, Lahore, Liberty, Pakistan, Pakistani, Shopping

Bridal Trousseau (aka jahez kapray)

Hi guys! I know, I knowwww, I've been completely MIA, and yes, I'm totally blaming married life for this! (Read: I'm obsessed with decorating our apartment and that's how I spend all of my time these days!) But I cannot wait to blog about the three main wedding days and I'm expecting all of the… Continue reading Bridal Trousseau (aka jahez kapray)

Pakistan, Pakistani, Photography, Wedding

Engagement Photo Shoot with Mir Anwar

Hello all! So, since we're all waiting for official wedding pics (myself included!) I thought in the meantime I would share what I do have: pictures from our yacht engagement shoot with Mir Anwar! In all honesty, I've never been a fan of engagement pictures...I think they mostly look cheesy, or lame, or contrived, or… Continue reading Engagement Photo Shoot with Mir Anwar

Decor, Mehndi, Pakistani, Wedding

Wedding Day 1: The Mehndi! (Teaser!)

Hello hello!! So I'm writing this mehndi post as I'm waiting for my beef stew to cook - lol, clearly I'm married now ha! Where to even begin with the mehndi? Perhaps with: magical, because that's exactly how it felt. By far, it was my favorite event, I had so much fun and it was… Continue reading Wedding Day 1: The Mehndi! (Teaser!)