The Superhero Bride: Sonya

It's definitely a first for us and they pulled it off with a BANG! Sonya and her fiancé have a thing for super heroes and comics, hence, the  super hero themed engagement. With an art gallery as a backdrop and an elegantly clad brides heroes (bridal party), the soirée was fun and chic. The event was captured by the quirky couple behind Kumari Photography and stylized by the one and only Sara Baig, who gets themes SMACK on, as in she's really incredible with them. … [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...]

A Clean, Classic Look Near or Far

As an artist, I strive to create looks that look great up close or far, on camera and off. I don't want them scaring anyone, just memorizing everyone. With all the gold and red that is worn for a traditional Sikh look, a clean and classic look is timeless. It looks beautiful up close (think your fiance's point of view,) or from far (your family and friends point of view). Punit's eyes are defined with gold and bronzes and the lips are doused in a classic red in … [Read more...]

Are Your Lips Ready for Matrimony?

So you're all set for your big day. You even heeded my advice and began prepping your skin months ago with the right skincare and treatments. It looks beautiful. But have you considered your lips? Are they soft and supple? Or are they dry and flaky? Lips, like the rest of your face, are the focal point of your entire wedding.  This is especially true if you are wearing a matte lipstick, which will highlight the condition of your lips even more. Here are a few … [Read more...]

Real Brides Featured in Our Suhaag 2012 Editorial

We are so very honored to work with brides and continue to be awed by their genuine beauty and style. So much so that we feature them when ever we get a chance in our editorial work. These are the lovely brides and 1 model that were featured in our 2012 spread.   XOXO, Shobana … [Read more...]

The Lavish Dulhan Fashion Issue

Last Friday, Lavish Dulhan launched it's second issue, The Fashion Issue. It had pages of beautiful contemporary and creative wedding ideas for the modern South Asian Bride. Not only did it feature 10 real weddings, but a handful of beautiful editorial shoots created by the South Asian vendor elite in Toronto that blew me away. The main fashion shoot was produced at a dream home on the lake and was notably the highlight. Again, for the third time this year that … [Read more...]