The Ultimate Bollywood Wedding Playlist – Sangeet

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Kajra Re

Perhaps one of the most popular pre-wedding functions to take place at a north Indian wedding is the Sangeet. The word ‘sangeet’ itself translates to song or music. Typically hosted by the bride’s party, the celebration is hosted for all the women of the family. However, today we are seeing a shift toward more extravagant […]

Whimsical Chic Summer Wedding Inspiration

Whimsical Wedding Decor - The Maharani Diaries

With the arrival of the warmer weather, it’s time to dust off the sandals, pop the champagne and shift our focus onto outdoor summer weddings. We’re embracing the sunshine and what better way to celebrate than with bold and bright coloured tones. Here at The Maharani Diaries, we are all about colour and pushing the […]

The Ultimate Bollywood Wedding Playlist – Mehndi songs

London Thumakda - The Maharani Diaries

Last week we launched part 1 of our Bollywood wedding song playlist and it was a resounding success! Pleased to inform you that we are now onto our second instalment which is our mehndi songs special. The mehndi function is so much fun for many reasons. Much like a bridal shower, the intimate celebration takes […]

Super Sweet Ways To Include Doughnuts In Your Wedding

Donut Wall Backdrop

It’s goodbye cake and hello doughnuts (or donuts)! These super sweet treats are all the rage right now in wedding world. Couples are embracing this trend and serving them in the most delightful ways. Whether it’s on your dessert table, or as a bespoke wedding favour, there are plenty of ways to include these scrumptious […]

The Ultimate Bollywood Wedding Playlist – Engagement songs

Shahrukh And Kajol

  The ‘sagai’ or engagement is not just an important ritual in Indian culture, but it’s also the first of many steps toward marital bliss! Engagement ceremonies, or parties vary depending on how traditional, intimate or elaborate you are planning it to be. In India, it is a formal occasion which marks the bringing together of two families […]

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Top Bridal Lehenga Designer Labels for every Bride

Neeta Lulla Bridal - The Maharani Diaries

Aashni + Co presents.. Luxury Prêt Bridal Trunk Show

Aashni + Co Bridal Show

Meet the Designers: Gaurav Gupta, Varun Bahl and Sunita Shekhawat Brides to be, don’t miss out on your chance to shop the latest Spring/Summer bridal collections from leading Indian designers this week! Aashni + Co, the UK’s leading, Indian high fashion multi-brand store will be hosting a Spring/Summer 17 bridal and luxury prêt trunk show […]

14 Pin-worthy Trends for your Wedding Day

2017 pinterest wedding trends

Ah Pinterest.. The ultimate and original go to website to discover all things wedding related – a never-ending gold mine, full of wedding inspiration. Some may argue that Instagram has taken over, but we feel Pinterest will always be the original and best bookmarking tool for all brides. Now if you’re getting married this year, […]

Sonam and Anita grace luxury exhibition, Divalicious London

DIVAlicious London Anita Dongre

After hugely successful outings in destinations such as UAE, India, Kenya, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Hong Kong and Indonesia, it was time for London to play host to luxury boutique pop-up exhibition, ‘DIVAlicious’ at The May Fair Hotel. DIVAlicious are a unique mobile fashion concept brand launched in Dubai in 2011 to popularise Indian […]

Step into the world of maharanis.. Sabyasachi’s back

sabyasachi bride

If there’s one designer whom celebs or brides can’t get enough of, it’s Sabyasachi. Of recent, Sabyasachi has been giving all of us maharanis, summer wedding goals with his carefully curated Instagram reveals. If you’re not already on Instagram, it’s time to join his hundreds and thousands of loyal followers and celebrate all things florals, […]

5 Social Media Etiquette Tips for the new age Maharani

social media etiquette

So you just got engaged and you want to shout it out to the whole world. Why not? It’s quite possibly the most joyous and happiest of occasions of your life. In today’s digital age, the announcement of an engagement or wedding is typically celebrated via social media platforms such as Facebook, Snapchat or Instagram. […]

Aashni + Co Wedding Show 2017

January saw the return of the Aashni + Co. Wedding Show. Once again, The Dorchester played host to India and Pakistan’s fashion royalty. Amongst the designers exhibiting at this breathtaking exhibition were Anushree Reddy, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Tarun Tahiliani, Rimple and Harpreet Narula, Akanksha Gajria, Elan, JADE By Monica & Karishma and Gaurang Shah. Now in […]