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 […]

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 […]

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 ‘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 […]

Neeta Lulla Bridal - The Maharani Diaries

As brides, our main sources of inspiration these days are Instagram and Pinterest. This entails spending endless hours, scrolling through pages of gorgeous lehenga designs and yet you’re still just as confused as you were at the beginning!

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 […]

2017 pinterest wedding trends

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 […]

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, embroidery and embellishments.

5 Social Media Wedding Etiquette Tips For The New Age Bride - The Maharani Diaries

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. The importance of social media has influenced all of us in some way or another, but for the wedding industry in particular there is no limit. Brides and grooms are documenting everything from their pre-wedding festivities right through to the honeymoon. Whilst this is all fair and well, let us spare a moment to ponder about those couples who don’t wish to share their private lives on Facebook or would rather opt for an “unplugged” wedding.

The Aashni + Co. Wedding Show is proudly supported by Zita Elze, Sony TV, Akshaya Patra, Bazaar Bride, Khush Wedding Magazine and Hello! Pakistan.
Were you at the Aashni + Co. Wedding Show this year? What was the highlight for you? Let us know in the comments below.

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 […]