Rimple & Harpreet Narula's Eternal Wanderlust Collection {India Couture Week 2014}

Rimple & Harpreet Narula's Eternal Wanderlust Collection {India Couture Week 2014}

Inspired by the Nomads and Wanderers of the Khyber Pukhtoon, Persia, Syria, Morrocco and India, Rimple & Harpreet Narula's Eternal Wanderlust Collection was about [...]

Sulakshana's Hot Pink Inspired Collection {India Couture Week 2014}

Sulakshana's Hot Pink Inspired Collection {India Couture Week 2014}

Sulakshana Monga's couture sari and anarkali collection in hot pinks and silvers provided a refreshing look at Indian couture design. And her collection was art imitating [...]

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Aman's Bridal Mehndi

Hello beautiful bride! As you probably know, one of the most important people to hire at your wedding is your mehndi artist (well, the photographer, the planner and all that too). But your mehndi is something special. Mehndi becomes part of you. The fine lines, the little details, your bridal henna is an extension of your [...]

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Moving in with the SO 101: 7 Tips for an Easy Transition

As many of you know, I married the man of my dreams just last year with the traditional week-long Indian festivities. Well, I’m happy to report that after some long distance a la graduate school, I finally got to move in with my permanent roomie in early July. Yay! And because I love our BFIW family so much, I wanted to share my experiences [...]

Date Shake {Summer Sips Series}

This week, I’d like for us to tip our hats to a tasty shake in honor of the holy month of Ramadan. This year marks my very first solo attempt as a newlywed to prepare the elaborate food spread to break fast. Aside from some failed food experiments, I have managed to perfect a drink that ties a traditional iftar element, the date, with the [...]

{Summer Sips Series} Jaipur Mocktail

A fun, pink summery drink inspired by the colors of Jaipur.

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The Do's and Don'ts of Home Pedicures {Makeup Mantra}

The Do's and Don'ts of giving yourself a home pedicure - a quick guide to how to care for your feet in the summer.

Rina Dhaka's Bright Collection {India Couture Week 2014}

Malaika Arora Khan strutted her stuff for design Rina Dhaka at India Couture Week. Can't say I am in love with her sari. Doesn't look high fashion. But these lenghas and saris are pretty pretty. And did you get catch the black and white outfit with ruffles? AND... Jhumka earrings, [...]

Anju Modi's Manikarnika Bridal Collection {India Couture Week 2014}

Anju Modi's designer collections are unique. A blend of tribal, bold, and sophisticated outfits, her pieces evoke emotion in you. Even if you dislike her work or sometimes find it bizarre (as in the case of stenciled face paint at Lakme Fashion Week), you admire this woman's creativity. Update, July 17th, 11.00 PDT: So I made a [...]

Sabyasachi's Hipster Collection {India Couture Week 2014}

This evening, Sabyasachi kicked off the India Couture Week with an ode to being hipster. A vintage, hipster Indian collection. If anyone can take Indian fashion and blend into an array of delight and forward-thinking, it is Mr. Sabyasachi. Remember his steampunk Indian collection? And gorgeous ladies Aishwarya Rai and Sonam [...]

5 Things to Know While Planning Your Hotel Wedding

Today we have a guest with hotel expert, Lauren Randolph. She runs the wedding blog, My Hotel Wedding, for those looking to plan hotel weddings! We thought it would be great to ask an expert such as herself to fill us in a few hints to know about booking your hotel venue. She has been a wedding planner for the past 10 years and worked for [...]