Shannon Zirkle is a wedding photographer based out of Chennai who is well known for her breathtaking, photo-journalistic style of capturing weddings. Her photos are beautiful, and stories unto themselves. Here’s a little peep into her style of photography, and the way she works.     How did you get […]

Meet Shannon Zirkle

If you’ve seen close friends and family get married, you’d know that nearly half of their wedding presents are well, recycled, or mostly useless, to the point where you want to tell people that you don’t want any gifts! Having said that, weddings are expensive, and when you’re setting up […]

Get Your Own Wedding Registry With The Wedding Wishlist!

Your Mehendi function is the one event that you actually can have full control on – right from the guest list to the decor to the food without causing too many relatives’ gaskets blowing. So if you’re on the road to a Mehendi party at home, our tips and tricks will help […]

How To Throw A Mehendi Party – At Home!

Yay for new features! So once a month every Wednesday, we are going to showcase our wedding related (we hope) picks under Rs.5,000/-. This month, it’s our fave accessory, the Jhumki (or Jhumka, or Jimikki, whatever you want to call it). It’s so versatile, and can be used to dress […]

Five under 5000 – Jhumki Edition

What do we love more than a wedding, you ask? A cross cultural wedding, of course! Smriti and Rytis met in a Genetics lab where she was a student worker, and he was a scientist. Naturally, the chemistry (I know, I know) was undeniable, and here they are, 3 years […]

Smriti + Rytis

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A few weeks ago, I purchased a blouse online from one of the coolest new internet startups yet – House of Blouse, and I thought, why not review them for the blog? So first things first, HoB is a website where you can design saree blouses online – like, I […]

House of Blouse Review

{Interview from October 2014 – Kishor eventually photographed Virupa’s wedding too!}   I came across Kishor‘s work about 2years ago in a post on the Sabyasachi page (yes, we stalk designers too don’t we?) and started stalking his work on Facebook ever since. I finally got to meet him when he […]

Kishor Krishnamoorthi – Wedding Photographer

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Lakme Fashion Week wrapped up last week, bringing to us a host of trends that we can try and incorporate in our wedding wardrobe (or any festive wardrobe for that matter). Here are 3 trends that caught my eye from Fashion Week! The Lehenga-Shirt Combination Payal Khandwala put this forth […]

3 Trends To Try From Lakme Fashion Week 2016

It’s been close to a year since these two cuties got married, but their wedding remains as classic as ever. This beautiful Tamil-Telugu wedding is testament to the fact that the best kind of weddings, are the happiest. Wedding Notes: Venue: AVM Rajeswari Kalyana Mandapam, Chennai Invite: Self Designed (because […]

Subadra + Balajee

I know this is technically April, but I realized that I hadn’t put this post up in March despite the enthusiasm with which I made the graphic! Better late than never, anyway, so here’s a colour scheme for March which is close to my heart because given the choice I […]

Colour Scheme Fridays – Mustard & Pink

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You may want to hold onto something for this ladies! We’re revealing another big secret of ours to help you with your mid week blues. Pleatz (by Preethi Jayachandran) was an online discovery of mine and what a lucky day it was! I commissioned her to make a saree out […]

Pleatz Design & Tailoring, Chennai

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If you’ve been following us for a while now, you’d know all about our never ending love affair with creative, fun, wedding invitations. Today, we’re featuring another wonderful graphic designer who makes beautiful, out of the box wedding invites, so without any further ado, here’s Mekala Murali of Pathrika Cards! […]

Meet Mekala Murali of Pathrika Cards

So the last week I’ve been pretty sick (you now know why there weren’t any updates), and the reason behind that, was the awful, awful heat wave that has affected our city! All I did was venture out in the afternoon, and in return, I was dehydrated for a couple of […]

The Summer Bride’s Guide To Beating The Heat

Getting into the world of makeup is fun, but once you’re in, it can also be daunting! Contouring, strobing, colour correcting, graphic liner, there’s always something new coming up, and youtube feels more like a bottomless pit than a place where you can pick up skills. Today, we’ve put together […]

The Best YouTube MakeUp Tutorials For Beginners!

If you’ve ever gone out to buy a Kanchipuram silk saree, surely you’d have noticed the sales people making it a point to talk about the kind of zari that the saree has. As a thumb rule, you’d have noticed that the pricier sarees (fifteen thousand and upwards) would have “pure […]

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Zari

I was browsing around the visual portfolio website, Behance, when I first stumbled on Radha Ramachandran’s beautiful hand illustrated work. Radha makes beautiful, personal illustrated wedding invites, and they’re each one of a kind. Radha has only taken on three projects so far (after all, she does confess to doing […]

Meet Radha Ramachandran – Illustrator

We’ve an incredibly cool wedding for you guys today, something unlike any wedding that’s been featured in this blog (or any blog for that matter :p) so far. The bride and the groom, actually got together to perform in their own wedding! They called themselves the Dulhan Brass Band, and I […]

Akshaya + Sriram

Hiring a wedding planner is an idea that might seem daunting at first, but imagine the amount of stress that you’ll prevent by having a professional take reins of the wedding! Vida Weddings, founded by Shruti Ravindran, aim to take on this role of Wedding Planner while ensuring that the end result […]

Vida Weddings – Wedding Planner & More!