Modern Rustic Valentines Wedding Inspiration

Love is in the air! Today we’re celebrating the month of love. Yes, it’s Valentines week and if you’re a romantic at heart you will love the story behind our Valentines wedding inspiration mood board. Infused with rustic elements, these eastern inspired images conjure up sweet and romantic emotions, perfect for the February bride. There’s nothing […]

Believe, Create & Celebrate with The Maharani Diaries

Hello Maharanis! Having downtime over the holiday season gave my husband and I a chance to review and re-focus. It was not all sun-drenched beaches and parties for us over summer. In between travelling across South Africa, we were working on a special little project. After one and a half years of blogging, travelling back […]

Vibrant Spring Fashion Inspiration Shoot

Happy 2017 Maharanis! It might almost be the end of January, but honestly speaking, it usually takes me until around about this time until I finally swing into my groove. Having just returned from a beautiful and relaxing holiday in Africa, I feel incredibly refreshed and excited to kick-start the year with some fresh and […]

Introducing ‘House Of Blouse’ – Your Blouse, Your Way

The quest to find a tailor who can stitch the perfect saree blouse is often a struggle for many Indian women. “Too tight”, “too loose” or “it’s not fitted” are just a few of the complaints I have had time and time again, but these woes were over once I discovered the fabulous House Of Blouse. […]

A Touch Of Romance In The City – Presented by Sundar Weddings

It is somewhat refreshing every now and again to attend a wedding showcase that is minus the pomp and show. Earlier in the year I was fortunate to be invited to a beautiful and intimate showcase presented by the team behind Sundar Weddings and Mint Leaf Lounge Restaurant in London. Set in the heart of […]

Chijmes Wedding Showcase – Luxury amidst nostalgia

Singapore’s award winning historical reception venue, Chijmes annual wedding showcase was a dream come true for couples who believe in fairytale weddings. The event held earlier this year, was hosted in collaboration with Z Wedding Design and Chris Ling Photographers. Situated in the heart of Singapore’s cultural heritage centre, this neo-gothic, architectural landmark is difficult to […]

The Couture Mantra Runway

Last year we introduced you to a young Melbourne designer by the name of Kiran Lally of Couture Mantra. We can proudly say that in a short time span, Kiran has come a long way. Couture Mantra has gained a strong following on the fashion circuit with a successful presentation at the 2015 Melbourne Spring […]

Cinema Meets Fashion – BollyGoods Edition 2

After a successful first edition on her home soil, BollyGoods founder, Promila Jain Bahri thought it was high time to take her film-inspired fashion and lifestyle exhibition to international shores. Inaugurated by first lady of Bollywood, and wife of superstar, Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri Khan, BollyGoods Edition 2 provided a platform for South Asian designers and […]

MET Gala 2016 Favourites

One of the most exclusive red-carpet events on the fashion calendar is undoubtedly the Met Gala. Based in New York city, the Met Ball (as it’s more formerly known as), fundraising gala is presented in honour of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts, Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit. So, in short this event is a pretty […]

Introducing ‘Numaish’ – Discover Style

Manisha Kumar is the woman behind quite possibly the most acclaimed fashion and lifestyle exhibitions in the U.A.E. She is instrumental in bringing high end designers as well as artists to showcase their work through the popular fashion and art exhibitions. Established in 2012 Numaish exhibitions brings western and ethnic designer wear, accessories and jewellery […]

BollyGoods Edition 2 – Celluloid Inspired Fashion & Lifestyle

A unique exhibition inspired by the celluloid world, presented by the extended Bollywood fraternity. The art and aesthetic behind Indian cinema will be curated on one, high end exhibition platform at BollyGoods Edition 2, London on this Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May 2016. Hosted by members of the extended Bollywood fraternity, BollyGoods is a unique presentation of celluloid inspired fashion, design, […]

THREADS – Indian Fashion Trunk Show

It’s been a non-stop couple of months here at The Maharani Diaries with a jam-packed calendar of incredible fashion and wedding related events and there’s no slowing down. A few months back, I had the pleasure of attending a uniquely different fashion event organised by Sita Shah and Anjli Shah of S9 Muses. Until recently, […]