Positivity with Sidra Jafri

I am a big supporter of being positive, happy and enthusiastic where possible, even through challenges we may face throughout life. Who better to advise then from the life-changer herself, Sidra Jafri. She recently launched her eagerly awaited book: The Awakening: 9 Principles For Finding The Courage To Change You Life. I find out what…

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London Indian Film Festival 2015

I am here with the exciting news that the London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) is returning for 2015! The film festival takes place between the 16th – 26th July 2015. I am back again to volunteer this year! If you want to find out about my time as a volunteer last year just click here! LIFF premieres the…

Aashni + Co Wedding Show

I am a big fan of Aashni + Co and its’ founder Aashni Shah; so I pretty much jumped for joy when I discovered they are holding the UK’s most high end Indian bridal fashion event ever! It is to be hosted at Ballroom Suite, The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K 1QA on…

Meeting Ashish N Soni

On behalf of Think Shaadi, I had the pleasure to meet the incredible Ashish N Soni at his AW14 menswear preview of The Regallia collection at the beautiful Grosvernor House. The collection consisted of nehru jackets, sherwanis and bandgalas in a range of fabrics; my 3 top favourites had to be the unique lace jackets, velvet nehru…

Chic Accessory Buys: Part 2

Here are the Chic Asian Accessory Buys: Part 2 Here are my top finds for jewellery off London’s high street which you will be able to accessorise with your Asian attire at a bargain price, without losing out on quality. These earrings tear drop earrings (River Island) would pair up perfectly with any outfit with gold embroidery…

My #LIFF2014 Experience

The concept behind the London Indian Film Festival 2014 can be found in my previous post about LIFF. I volunteered over 3 key days: LIFF opening night, the Farhan Akhtar Screen Talk and LIFF closing night. LIFF Opening Night  Jeffery.D.Brown’s Sold was LIFF’s opening night movie, the atmosphere was buzzing, especially due to the anticipation for Gillian Anderson’s…

Your Dream Shaadi Photoshoot

The Regional Shades of the Asian Bride is a concept photoshoot creatively directed Your Dream Shaadi, UK’s Elite Online Asian Bridal magazine, which captures the authentic traditional Asian bridal fashion, jewellery and styling of various regions and religions of India. This shoot celebrates the unique beauty and style of each traditional regional bridal look with contemporary overtones. The shoot features…

London Indian Film Festival 2014

With my great passion for Asian films, I decided to become a volunteer for the London Indian Film Festival 2014 (LIFF); I am so excited! This is the fifth LIFF running; the film festival is a great opportunity to see a variety of inspirational  independent films from Sold all the way to the Bengali movie Apur Panchali. There is a…

Chic Accessory Buys: Part 1

Here are my top picks this week of Gorgeous Chic Accessory Buys… affordable & stylish purchases which shouldn’t hurt your bank balance too much. These Abalone Stud Earrings are just quite unique as the green and blue abalone are beaded with 18k gold plating…. a great way to jazz up any outfit. The Mirrored Cluster Earrings are…

NG Sarees

I first fell in love with NG Sarees at British Asian Fashion Week; the brand’s bespoke sarees speak out simplicity and boldness. The mastermind & talented designer behind NG Sarees is none other than Neela Gnanendran. She informed me about her new collection showcase, which I just could not miss! I attended her showcase with high…

My 1st South Asian Wedding Experience!

In February 2014; the month of pyaar, my dear old school friend invited me to her South Asian Hindu wedding. I was very flattered for the invite and indeed very excited to see my old school friend getting married after being with her partner for 4 years! It was a small wedding, in the small…

Quirky Quirkbox

Quirkbox is recently the talk of b-town, and certainly has been on my eye for a while since I stumbled across their sari on the catwalk at LFW 2014. This saree below is definitely on my wish list. Quirkbox was created by designer duo Rixi Bhatia and Jayesh Sachdev and indeed lives up to its’…