55 Experts Reveal Their Best Indian Weddings Tips for South Asian Brides

These 55 Indian wedding tips are everything you need to plan the perfect nuptials.

Sumona and Binny’s Wedding: The Whimsical Affair

With both the bride and groom coming from different backgrounds, how did they fuse both elements of their culture into their wedding?

Rida and Hazim’s Wedding: The Happily Ever After.

Rida and Hazim had what they call an “offbeat Indian-Pakistani Muslim Wedding” and boy is it something to see.

The Crimson Bride: Ayisha and Jekin Take Bali

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What NOT to Wear to Your Best Friend’s Wedding

In light of all these mishaps and the fashion faux pas moments, here’s a courtesy list of things you should NOT wear to your bffl’s wedding—and trust us, we’re really sparing the bride the horror!

4 Cities, 2 Weeks, and LOTS of Wedding Shopping

Two weeks and four cities later, my wedding shopping was done. While it was initially off to a bumpy start, I ended up finding amazing dresses that I absolutely loved and at the end of the day that’s all that matters.

The Crimson Bride: Every Bride’s One-Stop-Shop for the Ultimate Wedding Experience

The Crimson Bride—an online discovery platform that simplifies the wedding planning process.

7 Hand-Shaped Henna Design Cookies For Your Mehendi

You’ve been eyeing those Pinterest boards of the ridiculously cute henna hand cookies, re-configuring your budget, and justifying paying for such a delicious detail. No judgement here.

Dear Women: Don’t be a ‘Do Nothin’ B**ch’

BG Amrita Lit grapples with the phrase, “do nothin’ b**ch,” as she realizes the need to get out there and do something to make her years count.

What Rejecting the Big, Fat, Brown Wedding Can Teach Us About Diverse Desi Identities

Recently, I came across a couple of social media posts from Aman Ali, a writer and performer, and Maria Qamar, AKA Hatecopy, a popular visual artist who recently released a short film titled “BadBeti.”

Bling-Out Your Sangeet On A Budget (Spoiler Alert: Christmas Decorations are Involved!)

I hopped on Pinterest and looked up “DIY sangeet decorations.” This is a great start for getting into DIY mode!

7 Tips Every Bride Needs to Know While Picking Her Wedding Trousseau

Your wedding will undeniably be your best day! You will be happy, excited, anxious, restless, day-dreaming, and what not.

Finding Myself Through the Journey of Art and Activism

There’s this odd tap that comes from chair legs hitting cold concrete floor, but I try not to think about it because it reminds me of my own shaking legs, leading to thoughts of those legs being broken, leading to thoughts of my face smashing against that floor.

Possibly, the SCARIEST Rishta Stories You’ve Ever Heard

Gone are the days that witches, ghosts, and jinns scared us. When you’re a single brown woman, it’s the aunties and their perpetual judgments on our marriage prospects that make us run in the opposite direction.

Photos Prove Preity Zinta’s Wedding Hair and Makeup was Just ‘Goodenough’

To be honest, the only reason we’re publishing this is so we could use the pun-intended headline.

An Unsuitable Boy: A Short Story About A Fiance’s Betrayal

Deepika had brought misery to her mother ever since she had been born 21 years ago. Her mother had wanted to get her eldest daughter off her hands from the age of 16.

The Struggle of Prioritizing Marriage Versus Career in Your 20s

When I was in high school, I had a “boyfriend” for about two weeks. He went to a different school than I did, and we would spend all evening, every evening, talking to each other on instant messenger. I was so excited to have a “boyfriend”, and I thought I was more intelligent than my parents when I lied to them one night and went to see a movie with him.

21, Brown and in Love with the Man I will be Marrying

In traditional brown culture, the idea of an arranged marriage has been modernized to being “introduced” to potential spouses and seeing if there’s a spark. However, a “love marriage” is still a rather novel idea. I’m 21 years old and I’ve fallen in love with someone I know I’m going to marry.

‘Drape, Tuck, Pleat’: Brown Women Try to Wrap Their Own Saris

“Drape, Tuck, Pleat” was shot in Toronto last October. I came up with the idea after I realized that every time I wore a sari, I needed help from my mom or an aunty to put it on properly.

I had never even tried to drape one on my own – even with YouTube videos on the process being so accessible.

Four Staple Rules to Follow at Your Next Big Fat South Asian Wedding

The high probability of being greeted by fellow guests with the infamous question, “When is it your turn?” is sometimes the crucial factor in changing the RSVP to not attending the weddings.