Wednesday, February 24, 2010

The Big Fat Indian Wedding

Just a few months ago... and yet it seems like years ago. Things were so different then. This was at my sister-in-law's wedding. On 13th December. Less than a month ago, I had lost my mother. So the occasion was meant to give me a break from my grief.

Indian weddings are, like any wedding in any part of the world, family affairs. They are meant for bonding with your friends and family, and dressing up. There are so many ceremonies, and so many occasions to dress up for. I kept my make-up minimal. Thankfully, winters are good for my skin. And I found this salon in Lucknow where the lady did magic with my hair. The Sari is done by a very talented designer, Vishal Mehra.




19 comments:

Sydnie said...

Gorgeous! The colors in the clothing are absolutely amazing ... what pure beauty!

Sydnie
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Bombchell said...

wow so gorgeous!!!!!

I'm glad there was a break for you, the wedding looks lovely. My mum & sister are secretly obsessed with Indian weddings, I remember my teacher as a kid, my aunt took my teachers wedding video to watch.

Inspiration in Italy said...

This was so fun to read about, I am just so fascinated and interested in cultures all around the world! You look so gorgeous in those beautiful clothes, especially in the last photo! Seriously stunning.

xxxx
Rachel

thetragicallychic said...

all the beautiful colours!!!

LOVE it :)

Haute World said...

Everyone looks so stunning! I've never attended an Indian wedding, but my friend has and it seems to be quite the big event. I love how everyone goes all out (and I've been told that the minimum for an Indian wedding is 200 guests, but I know people who've had up to 800? Insane!). All the saris are so beautiful...

BonjourRomance said...

Bonjour Pratishtha,
How beautiful you look, the colours of the saris are so pretty, and yes your hair is stunning.

You have such a beautiful name - it sthere a special meaning, I love learning about things like that. Thank you for coming by and your kind comment.

london-dreamer said...

thank you for commenting on my blog.
this looks like an amazing wedding! my boyfriend is from pakistan and bought me over some gorgeous fabrics :) i love asian influences! :) great blog x

SabinePsynopsis said...

I love all your beautiful colourful outfits!

CULTURE CREATORS said...

Yes! Yay for rompers!;)

What briliant colors... Looks like you had a wonderful time.



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Couture Millinery Atelier. said...

You will, probably, not believe me, but I wish once in my life I could be a guest at Indian wedding.:-) It looks like such a spectacular affair, with all the beautiful colors and fabrics!:-))))Everybody looks so beautiful and happy! I am so very glad you got a little spash of happiness in your life. You deserve it and believe me - you will have plenty of them in the future too. :-)Wishing you beautiful weekend. Please, do not forget to participate in my spectacular Giveaway!!! :-)

Couture Carrie said...

Such gorgeous ladies and attire!

xoxox,
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mom & son said...

Oh, so sorry for you loss, my dear!
Last night, hubby and I were talking about India...hoping to visit your beautiful country someday. I've never been to any Indian wedding but from what I've seen on tv it's very interesting and to learn the culture.

Have a great day ahead.

Silverbeige said...

It was nice to see these wedding photos! ...from India, amazing colours you have!

The Little Fashion Treasury said...

Happpy sweet wednesday!!!

Gorgeosu and so interesting to read a little bit more
about your culture! The colors in the photos are lovely!!!!

Have a beautiful day ahead with loots of sunny moments!

M. said...

I love those pictures !
Just beautiful : )

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{Bon Vogueage!}™ said...

Stunning colors, I want to wear a sari too!! :) I hope I can go to an Indian wedding soon!! Want to follow each other? xoxo
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