SHADES OF PURPLE.

HUES OF PURPLE AND PINK WITH A GOLDEN HALO EYE

Weddings are a big affair in all parts of the globe,but,in Asia and especially ,India and Pakistan,weddings are a whole new level of festivity!
From extravagant decorations, to a huge number of invitees,everything has a show of grandeur.
And obviously the clothes add to that extra bling.Swaying between the typical red and golden to all sorts of colour combinations that a persons mind can imagine,brides here can carry it all.
So for this bride,it was carrot red and royal purple. Obviously a different ,yet,a beautiful combination
And since we love to go extra, we decided to colour coordinate the colour of the skirt with that of the eye.
So I applied purple shadow on the lid and blended the crease with pink cutting it with a golden halo cut crease just to add that extra drama that we wanted.

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Bridal trends 2018.

Bridal trends 2018.

The wedding season is here and so are the different bridal looks of the season.

Weddings are once in a lifetime event for most of the people and therefore every bride wants to look her best on her big day. From ethereal dresses to extravagant jewelry, nothing looks complete without ‚Äúthe‚ÄĚ perfect makeup.

So to make things more easy and less stressful here are some of the most done, seen and clicked pictures of the makeup trends of 2018.

Fresh face look-Not long ago did we see Anushka Sharma rocking the fresh face makeup for almost all events of her wedding. She kept it simple and minimalistic to the core .From her eyes to her lips everything was kept neutral, natural and nude. And did the makeup police approve it? Well yes! The fresh face was a big hit this season .From international runways to the desi brides, almost everyone was swoon over by it.


 The Bronzed goddess– Recently when Depika donned on the exquisite white chikankari demi sari she made sure that she looked like a goddess. Rather than going for an over the top look with the over the top dress she decided to bronze things a bit and of course she made a statement. From bronzing the cheeks and forehead to adding warm tones to the eyes the look was kept such that it exuded the goddess vibes and also did not take the attention from the extravagant attire.

The No Makeup look– We are still not over with the royal wedding of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas. Not only were the dresses absolutely stunning and gorgeous there was also one thing that was very noticeable. Her makeup .Priyanka went for a no makeup look for both the Hindu and the Christian wedding .The warm eye look helped to balance the softness of her fresh skin. As for her lips, the makeup artist gave Chopra a subtle red stain, a color she typically wears on the red carpet. Letting the dress take the limelight her makeup was kept to the basic for the occasions making this dusky beauty look ethereal in her own skin.

Smokey blown out look– This year was a year of mainly the fresh, natural and no-makeup makeup looks. From runway to the red carpet and on the brides as well this was the most photographed look of the year. But this has also not prevented the makeup lovers from keeping the smoky look alive.Although there was a slight variation. Rather than the strong smoky tape shaped eyes that was the trend till last year this year the makeup junkies opted for a more blown out look. This look not only accentuates the eyes but also makes you look years younger.

Bridal attires to SWOON over in 2018.

“Everyday is a fashion show and the world is a runway.”~ Coco Chanel

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Hola to all the brides-to-be and to all the girls,mothers,aunt,relatives and everyone else looking for the perfect dress to slay on the biggest runway show of their lives: their own wedding.

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that the social media has changed the wedding culture entirely. With every step of the bride being documented and uploaded on the social media the brides of today are in more pressure than ever to look perfect on not just their D-Day but for all the other ceremonies.

And though this can be exhausting and frustrating at times but it is definitely not an impossible task altogether.

Here in this blog, I have tried to pen down certain bridal attires that are definitely drool worthy and will sweep you off your feet.

The BRIGHT FLORAL BRIGADE

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If you are that bride who has always been fascinated by brights and florals then this is your time to shine.With the¬†antique gota details and artisanal hand-embroidery, including zardozi, aari, mukesh and intricate appliqu√© work, accented with Swarovski crystals ‚Äď this bridal attire is just perfect for a host of festivities including wedding events and sangeet soir√©es.

BLACK is the NEW RED?

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So, you are that bride who is obsessed with black.Your entire wardrobe is black,and, black is the colour you have always wanted to wear on your wedding too.But everyone around you says no?

Well this is the time to make them rethink.With these beautiful  Swarovski embedded floral designs this can definitely be a hit on your big day!

The WHITE GODDESS

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Who doesn’t want to look a flamboyant white goddess on her wedding day?It is playing on the idea of fairy tales, and the moment where dreams meet reality.

These heavily embellished crystal, zari and motif works are nothing less than a dream dress.Simple yet dramatic. Isn’t it?

GO HEAVY ON THE DUPATTA AND CHOLI

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Dupatta has always been both important and symbolic in a bridal attire. The dupatta has long been a symbol of modesty in dress from the Indian subcontinent as its main purpose is as a veil.

But more often than not we find that the bridal dupattas are not so extravagant when it comes to their work and intricacy.

However,this year the bridal attires were given a new dimension with minimizing the work on the lehenga and going over the top with the dupatta.

GO GREEN!

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Such a beauty!

This dress is such a show stopper in itself that it would be impossible for anyone to take their eyes off.

Possibly one of the best bridal attire inspiration you will come across.

Love the emerald green shirt with gold dabka, nakshi, beads and sequin hand work along with the cut work on the shirt and drop stone finishing on the sleeves and the bottle green lehenga with gota booti chan.The delicate border on the organza dupatta compliments the heavily embellished dress very well giving it such a beautiful touch of class and royalty.

THE FAVOURED COLOUR.

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Can you ever go wrong with this colour?NO!

Red has always been a symbolic colour when it comes to choosing from the colour palette for the bride.Brides are generally asked to wear red during the wedding proceedings since it stands for prosperity and fertility.

And without a doubt no bride has ever not looked ravishing when in this colour.

This deep red bridal gown with worked bodice and fully embellished sleeves,gold mesh handwork on shirt bodice and floral patterned embroidery of tilla, beads and stones and the rust orange net dupatta with embellished floral borders on all four sides is nothing less than a vision.

The ULTIMATE COMBINATION.

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This IS the ultimate colour combination.

Traditional and old school,this combination can give life to any bridal outfit.These bridal outfit are on the list today because of how rich and wearable they are in a  host of festivities including wedding events and sangeet nights.

THE MODERN DAY BRIDE

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Yes,we all love the traditional brides .But,we can also not deny how appealing these dresses look Рa form of modern silhouettes in emerald green, peachy tones and pastel hues.

A beautiful fusion of two different cultures: East and West.While these dresses look imaginative and creative,they are definitely in line with the current trends.

A treat for the new, the fearless and the dynamic generation of strong women.

OUT OF THE BOX

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These are gorgeous.

A fresh take on the bridal attire. You have seen enough of the lehenga designs,so now its time to see something out-of-the-box.I especially love the overcoat style.The style is not only great as a bridal outfit for ceremonies like mehendi or engagement but it is also great for other festivities.

What catches your attention in the jacket and the palazzo style is the extravagant embroidery both in the front and the back of the jacket and also the palazzo.

Again, a perfect dress for cocktail,mehendi or any other ceremony.

So,to all the brides-to-be and the ones who have already tasted the wedding madness,hope this blog was as much of a delight to your eyes as it was for me to write.

XOXO

 

Get the “LAUNG GAWACHA” feels on your big day!

Get the “LAUNG GAWACHA” feels on your big day!

You know your wedding is just around the corner when shopping is not just a thing of joy anymore,but, it is a serious business. After all who is going to shine on your big day if not you.From a small negligible thing like a bobby pin to your D-Day dress everything has to be perfect and sorted.And once you are done with the attire, then comes the time for some jewelry haul.Well even here,like all the other things on your shopping list the choices are many,in fact ,saying “many” would be an understatement in itself.But even though the choices may be infinite,it is really important that you stay to your style even on your big day.If you are a minimalist style girl,then going over the board is a big NO.But,if extra is your middle name then ,who is stopping you?

So yes, you might have guessed it by now.We are talking about Jewelry. But this blog is a bit more special. This blog is my earnest admiration for a very special piece of jewelry that most of the middle Asian brides wear and which ,according to me really gives the bridal look an edge.

Yes we will be talking about the esteemed NATH. Now a Nath is  a nose ring attached to a chain that brown brides love to wear on their D-day. The traditional reason for donning these, is the bride paying homage to Goddess Parvati or that it reduces pains during periods and child birth. Well, whatever the reason may be,a good nath can definitely oomph up the overall look giving out some major bride goals!

So if you are in a dilemma of weather to wear a nath or not,here are some nath inspirations for every bride-to-be to change your mind.

THE OVER-THE-TOP NATH

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THIS IS GORGEOUS.And to be honest this is my style.Completely over the top. If you are someone who loves extravagance that shows then this just the right kind of nath for you.

If you want to check out some of these extravagant nath then check out this link http://sabyasachijewelry.com/ for some gorgeous nath inspiration.

GIVE ME GOLD

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If you are someone who is obsessed with gold and  kundan then this is the kind of inspiration you should be looking for.I love how this nath is both extravagant and at the same time not going too over-the-top. Also the intricate bird design made out of kundan is giving it just the right kind of distraction you need from all that gold.

HERITAGE BRIDE

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If you are someone who has been eyeing on your grandmothers wedding jewelry or someone who love to go all heritage and vintage then these can be your fresh take on the vintage look.These nath not only will give you the vintage vibes but the intricate designing will definitely keep you wanting more.

You can also check these links for more such inspiration http://sabyasachijewelry.com/ or https://www.tanishq.co.in/

LESS IS MORE

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To those brides¬†who want to keep it low key even on their D-day . Or if you plan to wear a heavy mang teeka and a bold neck piece, these minimal designs are the way to go. Brides who don’t want to be weighed down on their D-day, this is the perfect solution. Elegant and timeless.

You can also check out https://www.instagram.com/innayaheritagejewellery/?hl=en for more.

PEARLS ARE THE SOLUTION

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There is something about the pearls that make them timeless and ever-so-lovely.And if you are in love with pearls as much as I am then you know what to do. Get an intricate nath with tiny pearls or one with bigger, shiny ones. You can complement it with a gold and pearl chain as well.Oh!How dreamy.

TRADITIONAL THEM UP!

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If traditional is the way you’re going for your big day, why not dress in accordance with the theme? Traditional naths like this looks stunning and evergreen every time!

So is your nath story worth writing your laung gawacha song?Hope you have already started thinking about which nath you want to go for on your D-Day.

XOXO