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Dupatta Saris

Lenghas began to replace saris as wedding wear. Some people choose to believe that saris are not elegant when in fact this is not true. Saris are very elegant and perfect for casual as well as formal and bridal wear.







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Flower Jewelry

[Wedding-January 2011]

I think flower jewelry is perfect for certain wedding events like the mehndi or haldi. Flower jewelry is very pretty and doesn’t have to look cheap or tacky.


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Wedding White

[Wedding-December 2010]

White wedding wear is not only limited to Western cultures. Many Indian brides also wear a sari in white. South Indian Christian brides 


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Edible Centerpieces

[Wedding-December 2010]

Edible centerpieces are great because they serve a number of purposes. They are perfect if you or any of your guests are allergic to flowers and plants. They’re also great as conversation pieces! 


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Gifts for the Guests

[Wedding-November 2010]

With wedding season in full swing all the spotlights are on the lucky couple…the bride and groom. However, the bride and groom can’t forget their guests by thanking them and making them feel special and an


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Fish Cut is Back

[Wedding-November 2009]

Good news for some people is that the fish-cut lengha is back in style! While the rest of us will pass on this trend some of us will take advantage


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Invitation Etiquette

[Wedding-September 2009]

In this fast-paced world where invites turn to evites and brides and grooms no longer seek registries but gift cards instead, etiquette is a term often forgotten, especially among desis! 


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Where to Cut Costs and Where NOT!

[Wedding-July 2009]

Recently I was reading a magazine article entitled “100 Ways to Cut Costs on Your Wedding.” I thought it was a nice idea.


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Sonoor Wedding Collection

[Wedding-July 2009]

Personally, I’m not a fan of faux jewelery but I understand that a lot of people are. Especially, with the price of gold sky rocketing and the dire need for exquisite and


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FAVORite Finds!

[Wedding-April 2009]

No wedding is complete without the favors. It’s not often though that you see very interesting favors at weddings.


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Wedding Season Awaits

[Wedding-April 2009]

Wedding season is almost a month away but the invitations have already started pouring in. I’ve already set dates for two weddings in May,


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Wedding Makeup 101: The Crash Course

[Wedding-April 2009]

Makeup can take up a huge chunk of the wedding budget. Not only is it pricey but elaborate, detailed, and intricate.


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The Vivah Collection

[Wedding-April 2009]

Right in time for wedding season Art Karat introduces The Vivah Collection…jewelry for your most precious moments for Spring 2009.


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Sample Invites

[Wedding-February 2009]

“We’ve made it simple for you to write your wedding invitations. Our basic templates will help you in choosing the right words for you invites.


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Trosseau Treasures

[Wedding-January 2009]

A bride’s trosseau is her collection of clothes and jewelry that she takes with her from her parent’s home to her husband’s.


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Buying Diamonds

[Wedding-December 2008]

Diamonds, so they say, are forever. Whether you’re just picking out an engagement ring or buying an entire set of diamonds it can be a little overwhelming to choose right ones.


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What to Wear to a Wedding

[Wedding-November 2008]

Dressing up for a wedding is always a fun and memorable experience even if the wedding is not your own. People tend to remember what you wore


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Mithai Selection

[Wedding-October 2008]

Just as Western weddings are incomplete without a cake; the same way our weddings are never celebrated without mithai. Mithai plays a very important role in our culture.


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Saying ‘Thank You’

[Wedding-October 2008]

The party’s over. The gifts are unwrapped and your big day is starting to feel like a fond memory…but wait! Before you start that walk down memory lane…


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Grooming the Guy

[Wedding-October 2008]

All we ever here and what instantly comes to mind when we think of weddings is the bride! It is often forgotten that the groom needs some attention as well.


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Wedding Favors

[Wedding-October 2008]

How many times have you been to a wedding where they passed out little sachets of nuts and dried fruits?


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Creating Centerpieces

[Wedding-October 2008]

Table centerpieces can be as simple or as lavish as you choose. Some wedding venues even provide their own centerpieces, included in the price of renting the venue.


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Doing Your Own Makeup

[Wedding-September 2008]

Sure you’ve booked the best makeup artist you could find and afford for your Big Day but what about


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What to Wear ON Your Wedding

[Wedding-September 2008]

Your culture and background plays an important role in deciding what you will wear on your wedding. It is also important that you feel comfortable in what you wear and it reflects your personality. Either way, it is


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Sample Wedding Menu

[Wedding-September 2008]

Not sure what kind of food to serve at your wedding? Not to worry, because we have compiled some sample


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Planning the Perfect Wedding Menu

[Wedding-September 2008]

One of the most important tasks involved when planning a wedding is determining the menu. You not only want your guests to enjoy the beauty of the ceremonies, but you also want to ensure that you dine them


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Preserving Wedding Clothes

[Wedding-August 2008]

Your big day is over and it’s time to start your new life together as a married couple.


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Selecting a Wedding and Mandap Decorator

[Wedding-August 2008]

Selecting the right wedding decorator can be difficult. If you are hiring a wedding planner then this task will be taken care of by them.


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Ice Sculptures

[Wedding-August 2008]

The idea of having ice sculptures at your wedding can be a very creative one. To start off with there are so many designs to choose from. A good ice sculptor will be able to create almost anything you ask for. It all


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Planning a Destination Wedding

[Wedding-August 2008]

Planning a destination wedding may be easier than it seems if you follow a few simple tips. There are several important steps involved just like planning a local wedding. A destination wedding is ideal for those who will


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Writing Your Wedding Vows

[Wedding-August 2008]

Most couples prefer to write their own wedding vows. Even though this can be more difficult than it seems you can easily carry out the task with a few simple steps. The vows you say to each other will set the tone of


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Selecting a Florist

[Wedding-August 2008]

COMING SOON!!

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