14 Pin-worthy Trends for your Wedding Day

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Poonam Poonam is the founder and director of The Maharani Diaries blog. She has a passion for South Asian fashion and weddings. Drinking coffee is one of her favourite pass times and she also enjoys giving up her time for charity. You’ll often find her volunteering on the side for various community events.


Poonam is the founder and director of The Maharani Diaries blog. She has a passion for South Asian fashion and weddings. Drinking coffee is one of her favourite pass times and she also enjoys giving up her time for charity. You’ll often find her volunteering on the side for various community events.

Sonam and Anita grace luxury exhibition, Divalicious London

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 […]


Poonam is the founder and director of The Maharani Diaries blog. She has a passion for South Asian fashion and weddings. Drinking coffee is one of her favourite pass times and she also enjoys giving up her time for charity. You’ll often find her volunteering on the side for various community events.

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

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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.


Poonam is the founder and director of The Maharani Diaries blog. She has a passion for South Asian fashion and weddings. Drinking coffee is one of her favourite pass times and she also enjoys giving up her time for charity. You’ll often find her volunteering on the side for various community events.

5 Social Media Etiquette Tips for the new age Maharani

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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. […]


Poonam is the founder and director of The Maharani Diaries blog. She has a passion for South Asian fashion and weddings. Drinking coffee is one of her favourite pass times and she also enjoys giving up her time for charity. You’ll often find her volunteering on the side for various community events.

Aashni + Co Wedding Show 2017

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.

Monica is a London/Mumbai based blogger and stylist. She has an avid interest in fashion and jewellery with a speciality in asian bridal wear. Mango Luxe & Co. is Monica’s new project designed to assist the modern day bride in styling your wedding day outfits for your big day. Her new website is launching soon, but in the mean time, you can find her at LuxeBridalStyling.com

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 […]


Poonam is the founder and director of The Maharani Diaries blog. She has a passion for South Asian fashion and weddings. Drinking coffee is one of her favourite pass times and she also enjoys giving up her time for charity. You’ll often find her volunteering on the side for various community events.

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 […]


Poonam is the founder and director of The Maharani Diaries blog. She has a passion for South Asian fashion and weddings. Drinking coffee is one of her favourite pass times and she also enjoys giving up her time for charity. You’ll often find her volunteering on the side for various community events.

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 […]


Poonam is the founder and director of The Maharani Diaries blog. She has a passion for South Asian fashion and weddings. Drinking coffee is one of her favourite pass times and she also enjoys giving up her time for charity. You’ll often find her volunteering on the side for various community events.

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. […]


Poonam is the founder and director of The Maharani Diaries blog. She has a passion for South Asian fashion and weddings. Drinking coffee is one of her favourite pass times and she also enjoys giving up her time for charity. You’ll often find her volunteering on the side for various community events.

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 […]


Poonam is the founder and director of The Maharani Diaries blog. She has a passion for South Asian fashion and weddings. Drinking coffee is one of her favourite pass times and she also enjoys giving up her time for charity. You’ll often find her volunteering on the side for various community events.

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 […]

Financial manager by day and lifestyle blogger by night, Ashween has a passion for travel, fashion, food and everything in between. Oh, not to forget to mention as well that she’s an award winning speed skater and was part of the Indian national team! A social butterfly at heart, you can follow her adventures over on her blog, Life 360 degrees.

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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 […]


Poonam is the founder and director of The Maharani Diaries blog. She has a passion for South Asian fashion and weddings. Drinking coffee is one of her favourite pass times and she also enjoys giving up her time for charity. You’ll often find her volunteering on the side for various community events.