Bridal, Clothes, Jewelry, Karma, Lahore, Liberty, Pakistan, Shopping

Jahez (Bridal Trosseau) Sari

Happy New Year Everyone! For all you 2014 brides, your year is here!!! Exciting times ahead, inshallah (god willing)! šŸ™‚ 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

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)

Fashion, Pakistan, Pakistani

Pakistani Fashion Designer Misha Lakhani

Today, during my regular a.m. Facebook newsfeed review, I came across this sari that I instantly loved (and hence saved the photo of for future reference purposes!): It's designed by Misha Lakhani, a graduate of Columbia's Prestigious journalism graduate program, and, a former intern of Bunto Kazmi, renowned Pakistani bridal couturier. I love this look… Continue reading Pakistani Fashion Designer Misha Lakhani

Clothes, Fashion, Lahore, Pakistan, Pakistani, Saniya Maskatiya, Shopping

Sania Maskatiya 2013 Lawn Collection

When I was in Lahore this past March, designer lawn was all the rage. It seemed like every designer was coming out with lawn print collections, and me being the eager shopper I was made sure to visit some of the top exhibitions. (Of course my cousins made fun of me for this - they… Continue reading Sania Maskatiya 2013 Lawn Collection

Jewelry, Wedding

Jewelry in Pakistan

Last post I talked about the (awesome) jewelry shopping experience in Pakistan. A lot of it is made up of trying on different gold sets; here are some pics of different smaller sets that I tried on. Looking at them again here, I'm actually really glad I didn't get any of them! I thought they… Continue reading Jewelry in Pakistan

Beauty, Bridal, Wedding

Nauratan jewelry

When I was in Pakistan I was on the hunt for a nauratan set (nauratan means nine, for nine different colours of stones). I think they're so classic and versatile to go with any outfit. It was the classic part that got me laughed at by pretty much every shop keeper in Liberty..."Baji?! (Sister), nauratan… Continue reading Nauratan jewelry

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!)