Bride Styling Ideas from Shilpa Shetty

With Bollywood weddings, the soon to be married couples would always get inspiration and get a lot of ideas for glamming up the weddings. Be it the cuisines, the decor ideas or the themes, some cool tips can be stolen from the celebrity weddings. However, when it comes to styling up for the D-Day, the brides just want to look their best and look up to Shilpa Shetty for getting tips. Yes, they all want to emulate the panache of glamorous bride like Shilpa. Hence, we have gathered out some very cool tips of styling from Shilpa Shetty with regards to brides of India matrimony.

Here is what, all the soon to be brides can take from this princess for raising the glam-quotient on the D-Day.

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Throw in melange of outfits
There are too many functions in a wedding and there ought to be various outfits for various functions. Proper care must be taken that you don’t look similar for 2 functions, just like Shilpa.

The right accessories must be chosen
Today, the choices of wedding jewelry are based on the latest trends and on designs of the dress rather than those heavy gold sets. Some very good jewelry designers explain that such jewelry must be purchased that would complement the style. Whatever is chosen to wear must be carried out with confidence. Shilpa had teamed it up perfectly when it came to accessorizing the attire with makeup and jewelry.

Unconventional Mehendi
As per the current trends we can say that ‘the less the better’. This is true in case of Mehendi ceremonies too. Rama Singh, the bridal mehendi artist states that nowadays, traditional mehendi designs have become passe and with negative spaces, designs can stand out. So, a fusion of bigger and intricate mehendi is a very good thing to do.

Minimum makeup
Beautiful brides are definitely considered to be epitome of natural beauty. It seems Shilpa knows this well. Nowhere in her wedding, she would suggest to wear heavy makeup.

Playing with colors
Gone are those days when only few colors defined Indian weddings. Nowadays, the bridal attire of India matrimony is rocked with colors like mauves, oranges, pinks and many such bright shades. So, it is time to shift from traditional hues to something that is quite surreal. In fact, some ideas can be taken from designer who designed the attire of Shilpa for her wedding. The major part of the collection of this designer is found in subtle shades of grey, off-white and ivory etc. which truly redefines Indian bridal fashion. Even for other functions, various untraditional colors can be added such as hot pink, gold, orange, off-white, light pink or bronze.


5 Things You Should Look For On Matrimonial Sites

Matrimonial sites are a blessing in this fast paced world. When you think about it we hardly get time to go out and meet people. When you are in your late twenties or early thirties you get the urge to marry but you have no clue where to start. This is where Matrimonial sites come into play. They can be your life saver and find you a partner without much of an effort.

But there are a few things you should look out for when you are signing up for a Matrimonial site.

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A matrimony site will include your personal info and life goals. You need to fill out details forms regarding what kind of life you lead and how you wish to live it. In addition to that you also have to put in your own picture and family details. Due to such info safety of the site must be top notch. You do not want your info leaking or being sold. You should always go for a Matrimonial site which offers a secure server and overall protection to your account.

Response and interface
You need to be quick and go through your business on a Matrimonial site so a simple interface is needed. You don’t want a hugely complicated interface which is not user friendly. That will just result in wastage of your time. Also check the amount of responses you are getting. Now it can be a singular occasion but also see how many responses other people are getting on the site. If overall responses are slow then move on to another website.

Number of users
How many users are on the site determines how many suitable suitors you will get. The higher number of users, higher the chances of finding your special someone. Use a Matrimonial site which has a large number of suitors so that you can find that special someone easily.

Many matrimonial sites have open bios and some have closed bios. Open bio sites are sites which tend to show your information to any user. Avoid this type of suites as you only wish to give your info to people after you see a request. After all if the appearance isn’t very nice then there is reluctance in sharing personal info in such sites. So be in control of your personal bio.

The final factor which you should check out is the reputation of the site. There are various scam sites out there which only use the high number of users to trigger ad counts. Go for a site which has a solid reputation for delivering the goods. There are several sites you can go for so check on internet listing and blogs to find a suitable site. If you know someone who has used any Matrimonial site personally then go for that site if they give a positive review. Above all remember to check your options and make a proper decision.

Why Should You Plan a Destination Wedding?

Ever imagined going to a secluded beach and saying your wedding wows by the azure blue waters or amidst towering mountains with the endless sky as the back drop? All this can come true if you want. These days’ destinations weddings are in vogue with most of the big wigs planning their weddings at exotic and often unheard of places. We tell you why a destination wedding is better than the boring, old, conventional styled wedding.

1. Be Different– Most couples have a regular, traditional wedding in their hometowns with the same rituals and huge guest list. However, having a destination wedding will make you stand out from the crowd and you will surely enjoy it much more.

2. Save on Decor– Plan your destination wedding in a stunning location and save on decor cost. For instance plan your special day on a white sand beach with the ocean as the backdrop or a tidy vineyard, a heritage property by the lakeside. Such amazing settings ask for minimal dressing up.

3. Limited Attendance– Having a wedding far away from your hometown in some lovely location will mean that only those really close to you and interested in you will attend the wedding. This will help in cutting down on the guest list. If need be you can always throw a party for those grumpy second cousins and office mates once you are back.

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4. A bonding time– A wedding away from the hustle bustle of your city will seem like a mini holiday. It will be a great bonding session for the bride and groom’s families. They can use the days leading up to the wedding day to know each other. If it’s an arranged marriage the couple will also get some time to understand each other better.

5. Stress Free– In a destination wedding everything is outsourced, hence, there is no stress about checking if the flower person has got the flowers or if the lighting has been done properly for the pre wedding ceremonies or if the caterers have been told about the menu. All you need to do is go to the venue once before finalizing the event and give the person in charge all the requirements and everything will be taken care of. Many of the matrimonial sites like offer these services as well.

6. Cost Effective– Usually destination weddings work out to be more cost effective unless you plan it in an exotic place in ultra luxurious style. You have a smaller guest list as most people do not want to take that extra effort to travel to another place just for a wedding. Also, if you have a good outdoor location for your wedding you can save on decor cost.

7. Adds to the romance– The weeks leading up to the final wedding day are tension filled with everyone ready to snap at the other because there are so many arrangements to be taken care of. However, in destination weddings such problems do not arise.

Everyone is out to have a blast and create wonderful memories. The couple also get a chance to sneak in some alone time.

So get on with planning your far-off locale dream wedding right away!