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If you think about the cost of a South Asian wedding these days, it really does vary.

There’s no bigger reality check though, than when you look at your wedding budget and then you’re like.. maybe I can’t have it all?….

We always talk about setting your wedding priorities straight from the beginning and focus on how much you want to put aside for each element of your wedding. So, this week we’re discussing the key things that we think you should splurge on!

Whether you are engaged or in the middle of planning your dream Indian wedding, it’s time to set those new year’s resolutions and kick off the kickstart those new year wedding goals maharanis! Thankfully, we have a few pointers to guide you in the right direction. From wedding wellness to budgeting, here are our go to tips for the bride to be.

Your fiancée just popped the question and now is the time to celebrate. But wait, there’s more! Oh yeah, it’s time to begin the all important wedding planning. Eek! Scary stuff right?

We’re making sure that planning your big fat Indian wedding is a breeze though, through the help of some familiar faces.

Assigning roles and responsibilities from the beginning of your wedding planning makes your job as the bride to be a whole lot easier. Thankfully for you, we have come up with some pretty awesome systems to learn how to categorize and delegate tasks to everyone in your wedding party.

Planning a wedding can be somewhat of an exciting time in your life, yet so stressful and overwhelming. There are so many options, choices and how do you even try to begin to understand your wedding style? For Indian couples this is particularly important given that our weddings are multi-day affairs comprising of gatherings, rituals and numerous pre-wedding events. In this special 5 part planning series, The Maharani Diaries will guide you through some useful planning tips to help make your wedding planning process run smoothly and help you avoid any unnecessary stress or difficulty.

There’s something incredibly special about Indian weddings – a jam packed, colourful, three day extravaganza filled with lavish décor, mouth-watering food, dance and loads of relatives you’ve never ever met! However despite our weddings being fun to plan and attend, there’s no escaping the dreaded wedding budget. It’s no surprise to hear that the cost of an Indian wedding has almost doubled in the last few years and whilst you and your partner would love that day to be about you, we know that ain’t going to happen.