Bollywood, Mehndi, Music & Songs

Music for Your Mehndi

You guys. Yesterday, I came across a crazy-good English-Hindi mashup that needs to be played during your wedding festivities! I present: Balam Pichkari meets How Deep is Your Love. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPweDwkDw6w I know, mind blown. It's by an artist by the name of Vidya - she's an Indian-born American, and hella talented. This is her YouTube channel - I… Continue reading Music for Your Mehndi

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Bollywood, Pakistan, Pakistani, South Asian

16 Signs You’re at a South Asian Wedding

This gem is brought to us from BuzzFeed, and its hilariously on point, enjoy! http://www.buzzfeed.com/tabirakhter/16-signs-you-are-at-a-south-asian-wedding?s=mobile

Bollywood, South Asian, Wedding

A Big Fat Most Expensive Ever Indian Wedding!

Hi Friends, Guess what? I'm posting my wedding pictures this week (promise!) Can't wait for you to see the dress and decor,  and to share my special day with you! 🙂 Also, I came across this article about the Indian steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal's brother Pramod who spent a whopping 82 million dollars on his… Continue reading A Big Fat Most Expensive Ever Indian Wedding!

Bollywood, Bridal, Wedding, Wedding Dress

The 10 Best-Dressed Brides of All Time

Vanity Fair's recent article by Mattie Kahn, "The 10 Best-Dressed Brides" is just so...vanilla. In yet another Eurocentric article on weddings, the coverage has failed to include bridal beauty beyond the white dress (and white girl in it). I'm looking forward to the day that mainstream media coverage of weddings (not to mention everything else)… Continue reading The 10 Best-Dressed Brides of All Time

Bollywood, Lahore, Liberty, Pakistan, Shopping

Liberty! (Clothing Edition).

What better time to pen a post than when one feels nostalgic about the subject?And how I do! For Liberty, the main shopping bazaar in Gulberg, Lahore, the heart of the city's commercial/shopping area.Yes: shopping in Pakistan can be frustrating, things take time, shopkeepers don't always keep their promises, it's hot and tiring... but I… Continue reading Liberty! (Clothing Edition).

Bollywood, Clothes, Dance, Fashion, Grieving & Wedding Planning, Pakistan, Pakistani, Shopping, South Asian, Wedding, WeightLoss

Inspiration for my Big FAT Pakistani Wedding

Hi! I’m Safa. I’m a 20-something, Canadian-Pakistani, Toronto-based writer and bride-to-be. And this is a blog is about my upcoming big fat Pakistani wedding (BFPW). (Consider the acronym officially coined!)  “When’s the big day!?” is a fairly simple question that is asked of brides-to-be. And typically, the anticipated answer is straightforward: a date. One date.… Continue reading Inspiration for my Big FAT Pakistani Wedding