2014 Bridal Hair Trends

It's that season again. And if you're hunt for a beautiful, bridal hair style, check out the 2014 trend forecast brought to us from Lianne Crosby for Hitched. Fashion trends change all the time, which means if you are getting married in 2014, you’re going to want to be up to date with the new trends in hair and makeup. We take a lot of inspiration in fashion from actresses and runway models and the new trends of 2014 are walking straight off the runway. Mermaid … [Read more...]

Tanishq Jewelry Breaks Social Norms and Stereotypes While Inspiring Beautiful Bridal Looks

Tanishq Jewelry is a trend setter that pushes fashion boundaries in the premium jewelry market in India. Their ads and jewelry are inspirational, with the likes of Sri Devi gracing them. This year, they boldly took  a business risk by pushing the boundaries of social norms and stereotypes that have plagued South Asian culture in their latest ad. In a culture where fair skin is favored and rewarded and widows and single moms are shunned, Tanishq has embraced both and … [Read more...]

Bridal Hair Trend Alert: The Deep Side Part

The classic curls to the side is still a popular bridal hair style. It's a style that has the benefits of an up-do combined with the sexy look and feel of leaving the hair down and tousled. Although brides love it, some yawn at the thought. Red carpet to the rescue - off the red carpets comes a edgy twist to this classic- a dramatic side part. Celebs like JLo, Beyonce and Heidi Klum rocked this look. And so did our trend setting brides. I loved it so much, I donned … [Read more...]

Brides Went Green in 2013

My lovely clients this year embraced the Pantone Color of the Year, emerald green. Although playing with color is an artists' dream, I was surprised at the number of ladies that actually took to it. The key to working this color making sure its not too abstract and is part of a harmonious over all look. You can wear it fun and trendy or soft and elegant. On the left, Garima, the maid of honour had fun with the color. She pulled colors from her outfit. The green … [Read more...]

Get Rihanna’s Grammy Makeup!

Hello! I am so excited to share my first tutorial, Rihanna's 2013 Grammy Makeup,  with you featured on glow.ca. It is a beautiful, classic vintage red lip look.  It's also similar to the look that Priyanka Chopra sported at the Anokhi Awards. Priyanka's was the dramatic version! Let me know if you have any questions! XOXO, Shobana … [Read more...]

SAG Awards: Fashion Trends Inspire Bridal Party Dresses

There was a lot more color at this awards show in addition to the classic reds, blacks and whites, reminding us that spring is around the corner. Blue was the most popular, with purples, greens and pinks popping up here and there. I was  particularly swooning over the beautiful embellishments and shimmery goodness casting a feminine feel on the carpet. Navy Blues Navy Blue was definitely the pantone of the SAGs. It’s a regal and powerful color, with a magical … [Read more...]