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

Bridal, Dress, Mehdi, Pakistan, Pakistani, Wedding, Wedding Dress

Bridal by Mehdi (This is not my wedding dress!)

When I was in Pakistan this March I ended up going to Mehdi's bridal boutique in Defense after falling in love with his ready to wear collection on MM Alam. A troop of young girls who couldn't possibly have been over the age of 15 greeted us at the studio, but seemed to be sworn… Continue reading Bridal by Mehdi (This is not my wedding dress!)

Pakistan, Pakistani, Wedding, Wedding Dress

My mother’s wedding dress

One of the first things I did in Pakistan was make my Khala (aunt) find the old suitcases with all my mom's wedding clothes in them. What's better than playing dress up with your mom's vintage wedding wear?! Her dress was made of a heavy tissue material which when reflecting the light looked various shades… Continue reading My mother’s wedding dress

Karma, Pakistan, Wedding Dress

Say Yes to the Dress!

Our wifi was down for a week, hence no posts. During that time though....I got my wedding dress!!!!! I cannot say enough good things about Karma: the service (thank you Huma!), the professionalism, design and the fact that they made my dress in TWO weeks, which is totally unheard of! I'm so grateful! 🙂 Related Links: Official… Continue reading Say Yes to the Dress!