Beauty, Bridal, Hair and Makeup

The Radford Salon: Toronto-based Hair & Makeup

If you've followed my blog from the start, you'll know that I went on quite the journey to find a make-up artist for my big day! I started off by booking the renowned Toronto-based MUA Shirley Wu...only to realize a month before my wedding that I didn't actually love her style, and then scrambled to find a… Continue reading The Radford Salon: Toronto-based Hair & Makeup

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Decor

The Decorators, Chapter 2: Naphisha, The Perfect Setting.

First Impressions I first met Naphisha at the Suhaag Wedding Show in 2012. I remember two things from our very brief interaction: 1. she had a British accent,  and 2. she came across as really professional. I then contacted The Perfect Setting in July of 2012 – that’s right, over a year before my big day(S). Brides… Continue reading The Decorators, Chapter 2: Naphisha, The Perfect Setting.

Decor

Drum-roll please . . . The Decorators. (Chapter 1 – Raj, Dream Party Decor).

Finding a decorator. Man. Where to start? By far, finding a decorator was THE MOST exhausting part of the whole wedding planning process. If there's a hole in the desi wedding market, it's definitely with decorators. (I attribute this mainly to the lack of customer service and professionalism in this vendor category, but more on that… Continue reading Drum-roll please . . . The Decorators. (Chapter 1 – Raj, Dream Party Decor).

Planning, South Asian, Wedding

How to Choose a Wedding Venue!

Hi Guys, I thought I would share an article that I wrote for Suhaag magazine (published in October 2011) about how to choose a wedding venue. The article was inspired by my own frustrations in trying to find a wedding venue (balancing cost, capacity, and venue uniqueness). I'm republishing it below; hope those in the… Continue reading How to Choose a Wedding Venue!

Bridal, Pakistan, Pakistani, Wedding

Bridal Party Sari Fitting

I'm blogging as I get a pedicure (note: blogging while getting a pedicure is awesome). This particular pedicure is for my bridal shower tomorrow (yay! And, stay tuned), but today I wanted to blog about taking half of my bridal party (4/8) girls to Gerrard Street East (little India!) to get their measurements taken for… Continue reading Bridal Party Sari Fitting