For most maharani brides-to-be, wedding planning begins with the shopping. Heck, I started planning well and truly before I even met my husband! The wedding shopping aspect is fun, but also an arduous task that requires time, effort and money. Also, if you’re hosting multiple occasions, this means multiple outfits and just to add to… Read More
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,… Read More
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… Read More
Amsterdam couple, Ankita and Manmeet discovered soul mates in each other after months of long distance communication and weekend dates. Very soon after the pair embarked on an epic wedding adventure comprising a multitude of functions involving loads of family, food, dancing and all the beautiful things that tag along with big fat Indian weddings.
From the engagement to the colourful sangeet cruise party, bride Ankita credits her parents who had the painstaking task of planning the entire wedding.
Self-taught artist, Aparna Ram had an interest in illustrating from a very young age. An investment associate by profession, she spent several years working in the traditional finance sector in London before moving to work abroad in India. Although this work was rewarding, she felt herself missing home and moved back in 2014. She returned… Read More
A few weeks back I was fortunate to have attended one of the biggest South Asian bridal fashion events in the northern hemisphere. Aashni + Co presented their second wedding exhibit showcasing the work of India’s most illustrious designers as well as eminent Pakistani designer, Faraz Manan. Since its inception in 2012, Aashni + Co… Read More
Fashion aficionados rejoice! Day 1 of Amazon India Couture Week opened in a spectacular manner with one of the most anticipated runway events in recent years. In a world first, one of India’s most acclaimed fashion designer’s and a favourite of ours here at The Maharani Diaries, Sabyasachi Mukherjee joined forces with red-soled shoe powerhouse, Christian… Read More
India Couture Week is returning tonight promising to be bigger and better with a few surprises in between. The event hosted by the Fashion Design Council India in association with title sponsor, Amazon.in will span over 5 days at the Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi. 12 of India’s finest couturiers will be showcasing timeless collections in… Read More
Earlier this year, I promised to run a feature about India’s exclusive fashion event, Lakmé Fashion Week. So, without further adieu, I present to you the best of Lakmé Fashion Week Spring/Summer fashion featuring stunning artistic illustrations from talented London based fashion illustrator, Aparna Ram. Lakmé Fashion Week is a coveted fashion event which every up and… Read More
The Cannes Film Festival kicked off yesterday. Movie stars from all over the globe have converged on the French riviera for the 11 day film festival. For fashion and Bollywood lovers alike, our eyes will be peeled to the internet waiting for the likes of actresses, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor and Katrina Kaif to grace… Read More