Chennai: A wonderful emotion that comes to mind when one thinks about winters is of the grand festivities that the season beckons upon us. Not only is it a beautiful compilation of festivals from all across the region but a culturally enhancing experience as well. An opportunity for family bonding, treating each other with best of food and sweets and enjoying the rich culture with emotions playing fireworks in our hearts; understanding the joy of togetherness, team Wedding Vows presents “Festive Special”.
Talking about the Festive Special, Mr. Dakshna Moorthy N Naidu, The Chief Editor and Publisher, Wedding Vows Magazine, mentioned, “Taking your festive experience up several notches, in this month’s issue we’re going to uplift you into the festive spirit. One cannot resist the ample opportunities to indulge ones senses in food, culture, fun with the family and of course pampering oneself with some seasonal shopping. Come enjoy karwa chauth, teej and sindoor khela with us and really understand how these age old traditions celebrate love, marriage and togetherness. Spice up your kitchen Bollywood style as the celebrities share their favourite lip-smacking recipes. Bring your taste buds into the festive groove, celebrity style. Been hard at work all year long? Well, now is the time to reward yourself with some amazing trends in fashion. We’ll help you find the latest trends in gold jewellery and ethnic wear to make you feel like the diva you actually are. Dazzle everyone this Diwali with makeup tips from our experts and let your inner beauty shine outside as well. So grab this month’s issue and let the festivities begin!”
On the cover is Mystical Nuit’ by fashion designer Ridhi Mehra; it’s a Winter/Festive 2014 collection inspired by an illuminated night. The colour palette is a reflection of the hues of sky with shades of black, beige and blue. Pick up our Festive Special to check out the enigmatic looks by the designer this festive season!
An actor with a charming, pleasing and delicate looks, singing talent, a background in classical dance and deep understanding of fashion, Aditi Rao Hydari chats with us about her choice of films, fashion and more.
How do Bollywood celebrities ring in their favourite festivals? What are the sweet sins they indulge in? We prodded celebrities on their earliest memories of festivals and the food they associate with it. Grab our Festive Special to know more!
With celebrations at full swing ahead of the festive season, the gold market is expected to touch a high note this festive season. We bring to you the ‘golden’ trends of the season.
For most of us, hunting for the right gift is a tedious exercise. A gift idea that might sound just too great for us might not be as exciting for the intended person. Astrology can come to your rescue for selecting the right gift! Star sign can reveal a great deal about a person’s likes and dislikes, tastes and temperament. This factor can be used to our advantage for deciding about a gift. Astrologer Jai Madaan brings in the power of stars to help you choose the right gift for your loved one.
At the heart of all festivities is a special thing called ‘love’ replete with traditions and lore. We explore the romance behind some of the most popular and joyous festivals in our fascinating country. Pick up our Festive edition to witness some of our colorful festivals rooted with our rich traditions.
Every bride deserves to look her best on her special day. Glowing skin, lustrous hair, impeccable dressing and a warm smile, that’s how a bride’s fairy tale is made. Beauty legend Shahnaz Husain suggests a few tips to our brides-to-be to help them look their radiant best on their special day.
To feel like royalty on her D’day is every brides dream. However, not many people have a big budget and also there are some who are curvy and confused on what to wear. We all want the designer outfit but not the price tag that goes with it. We bring to you excerpts from MissMalini.com on a few affordable options for the perfect wedding dress for the curvy bride.
Lakmé Fashion Week’s (LFW) Winter/Festive 2014 was all about being simple and going minimalist. Retro hairdos, nude eye shimmers, and simpler ensembles dominated the ramp. Wedding Vows, this edition, brings the highlights from the runway.
A festival is a celebration and one must start of this season with a burst of colours, silks brocades, flamboyant salwar kameez and sarees teamed with Indian jewellery and accessories that define fashion at this time. It’s the season when every age group and every woman transcend the deep rooted traditions into their personal style statement. Neeta Lulla says simplicity is fashionable this season!
Being ‘Retro’ is stylish once again. The trend has made a fashionable comeback this season, showcasing 1970’s in its full glory. The classic retro look is known for its elegance and its vintage chic appeal, says fashion designer Anita Dongre.