Hello Friends! 1 wedding down and only 1 just one left to go before SM and I are done with our summer wedding circuit! #NowWhatDoWeDoOnWeekends? At the shaadi on Saturday, I wore one of my jahez outfits that I got from Lahore (I think in a shop in Cavalry Ground) - a beautiful, light pink banarsi sari.… Continue reading Pink Banarsi Sari for a Saturday Shaadi
Hi Friends! So, after a full wedding weekend in Washington, DC - which btw, was one of the most gorgeous weddings I've attended thus far - I flew back to Toronto on Sunday night only to attend a Valima on Monday night! You know, as you do, lol. Plus, I have three more events in this… Continue reading A Monday Night Valima
In Canada, there is a saying: "it's either winter, or construction." While that is very true, so is this: in Canada, it's either winter, or shaadi season. Over the next eleven days, I have eight wedding events to attend. Nine including the event that I attended last week. Which of course leads directly to the: "what… Continue reading And so it begins!
Happy New Year Everyone! For all you 2014 brides, your year is here!!! Exciting times ahead, inshallah (god willing)! 🙂 Last week I was at a wedding, and the fun thing about attending weddings after yours is that you get to wear all your clothes from your jahez (clothes given to you from your family… Continue reading Jahez (Bridal Trosseau) Sari
If you've been following my make-up trial journey, you know that I started off with booking Shirley Wu over a year ago. Then recently, I had a change of heart and wanted to cancel her because I realized that I was never in love with her look, she's hard to get a hold of, and… Continue reading Make-up trial Round Up, And the winner is…Summera Studios!
Last week my third makeup trial was with Ruby and Amber of Xpressions. Ruby, who did my hair, came across as more professional and sweet than Amber, who did my makeup, who was much more casual. Overall, I liked the makeup. I asked Amber to do one eye smokey and one eye cleaner to see… Continue reading Make-up Update: Review of Xpressions by R & A
So, while I'm in the process of reviewing current contenders for MUAs, I thought I would also blog about my trial with Amplified Soul that I did last year. I did the trial with Amplified Soul last year, after I booked with Shirley, because I wanted a basis of comparison. I remember one thing which… Continue reading Review of Make-up Artist Shobana Lakhavally of Amplified Soul
Last week in addition to my trial with Gargi Patel, I did a make up trial with Kavita Suri, who has her own spa in Yorkville. I learned that Kavita and Gargi are good friends and Kavita supports Gargi by using Vasanti products (remember, Gargi's sis started Vasanti)....and from my last post you all know… Continue reading Make-up Update: Review of Make-up Artist Kavita Suri
In my last post about my wedding day makeup, I told you that I was thinking of canceling Shirley Wu for my wedding day...which I still am (mainly due to the fact that she won't travel) however, before I officially do so I need to find another MUA! Tonight I did a trial with Gargi… Continue reading Make-up Update: Review of Make-up Artist Gargi Patel
Gasp. I know. What crazy girl would want to cancel Shirley Wu for her wedding?! "But she's supposed to the best!?" "Girls would kill for that appointment!" True, perhaps. But I've recently had a major change of heart about my MUA and here's why: 1. Looking back at my trial pictures, I realized that I… Continue reading Canceling Shirley Wu