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Monsoon Weddings

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Chaos, traffic moving at snails speed, loads of humidity and slinging splashing mud all confused? The monsoons are right here – knocking at your door step and so is this year’s wedding season. All tensed about your special day being a mere flop show, with the clouds becoming thicker and darker day by day. We come for you as a silver lining. Monsoons cannot be just related to chaotic experiences but also, to the romantic cupid moments of life. Don’t be tensed about your makeup, colour scheme to be applied for the wedding ceremony and the location of the nuptial....

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Traditional Embroidery/Craft of Punjab Region - PHULKARI

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Phulkari, meaning flower work, is the embroidery of flower motifs in vibrant Indian colours. Embroidered majorly in the states of Haryana & Punjab, this style uses stitch on the backside of the fabric, so the design takes shape in the front. The base used is usually a hand-spun or natural dyed khadi cloth. This contrast of dull fabric and bright threads is what makes it extremely attractive. Phulkari is worn during celebrations and festivities, mostly in northern India.   Phulkaris and Baghs were worn by women all over Punjab during marriage festivals and other joyous occasions. They were embroidered by...

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Jewels Of Royalty: Haath Phool

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Fashion is all about redefining the age old dictums in a more modern and contemporary way. They say what goes around comes around. It always happens in case of fashion trends. Today’s case in point is the Haath Phool. HAATH PHOOL WORN BY BOLLYWOOD CELEBRITIES A Haath phool, literally translating into a hand flower is an age old fashion accessory for the Indian bride. It is worn on the hands with a flower like focal resting in the centre with a ring (or rings)in the finger(s) and a bracelet or bangle on the wrist. It is an integral part of...

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Jewels of India and Indian Culture

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The richness and vibrancy of Indian culture Is reflected in its one of a kind jewelry. Earlier the domain of just royalty, the tradition of jewelry has now seeped down to the masses but still retains its royal sheen. The intricacy and delicate work of Indian jewelry is what sets it apart from any other and has led it to becoming an essential part of any brides’ trousseau. Here are the some of the most enchanting types of jewelry indigenous to India. JADAU: Jadau Jewelry forms one of the major examples of high skilled craftsmanship that was brought into India...

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Indian Beauty Tips

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India is known as the land of exotic wonders- from intricate costumes and aromatic recipes to delicate herbs of the earth. In a time when corporates dominate the color of our skin and quality of our skincare regime, India offers a wide range of not-so-hidden beauty secrets. We’re giving you the top 5 Indian beauty tips to make sure you look radiant throughout summer. 1. Multani Mitti (Fuller’s Earth) :   image courtesy: http://solvaibz.blogspot.in “One of the earliest substance used by man as a face pack, Multani Mitti is obtained from decomposed volcanic ash and is found in northwest India.” Benefits: Improves...

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