Clothes, Fashion, Lahore, Liberty, Mehndi, Pakistani, Wedding

My Original Mayoun Outfit

Hi All! Hope everyone who is off is enjoying the holiday season! Yesterday I went to a mehndi and so I finally had the opportunity to wear the outfit I had made for my mayoun, but never ended up wearing! (Originally we were going to do a mayoun and invite all of SMs girls and… Continue reading My Original Mayoun Outfit

Engagement, Pakistani, Tradition, Wedding

Throwback Thursday: the Baat Pakki (BP)!

The Baat Pakki, or BP as we called it, was tricky to explain to my non-Pakistani friends....."so, it's an engagement,  but not an engagement?" Pretty much, I told them. At least that's what my experience was, but every fam does it differently I'm sure. I actually had 3 variations of engagements, or declarations of commitment!… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: the Baat Pakki (BP)!

Mehndi, Pakistan, Pakistani, South Asian, Wedding

Wedding Day 1: The Story of My Mehndi!

For all who have been eagerly anticipating...here is the story of mine and SMs mehndi, told through the photographs of Mir Anwar - enjoy... 🙂 It all begins...with a barn: To which SM rode into on a horse (naturally) to Jay z' and Punjabi MC (naturally, lol) accompanied by his yellow posse (that's not even… Continue reading Wedding Day 1: The Story of My Mehndi!

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

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