Outfit(s) of the day: Friends Wedding !!

by Mehak Shahani on July 5, 2014

in Bridal Blog, Bridal fashion, Fashion

The last week has been a whirlwind of weddings, dancing, partying, dressing up and in general letting our hair down in Bangalore and Hyderabad after a VERY long time (Stay tuned to our wedding blog-wed me good because I shall be putting up some outfits guests wore on that space !!) . But here is what I wore to this big fat Bangalore wedding ! It was a semi-destination wedding since everyone was in the same hotel and it was crazy fun, but I have eaten so much food (the families are marwari and yknow how much khatirdari they do for their guests. My stomach is a crazy mix of chaat , churan, spicyness and thai food!)



From left

1. Welcome lunch , casual : The day we landed in Bangalore, we had to go for a quick lunch in the hotel. Nothing fancy, but everyone seemed to be wearing Indian so i changed out of my track pants into this comfy thing. The Kurta is from Fabindia, the gold pallazos are with another suit and the Pakistani dupatta in turquoise Is something I bought to jus throw on some drab outfits to make it more interesting

2. Sangeet: The same night was the sangeet and I did smokey blue eyes, and pastel pink lips to go with this dark blue anarkali (Bought this from GK 1 M Block market underground shops- dont remember the name now). For my hair, I just twisted a strand on each side and pinned it back softly ! Polki earrings and cuff and I was done !

3. After Party: After the sangeet, the kiddos (basically us) had an after party with the DJ blaring so everyone changed into something comfortable. I wore a chikan embroidered kurta that had been gifted to me from Pakistan and paired it with a Pink patiala salwar that goes with another suit

4. The Wedding: If you follow the wed me good blog you would recognise this saree from my sister in laws bridal files (wedding day). I wore it in a different drape at the time, and wore it different this time. Polki earrings and Maang tikka and I was done (though my mom saw my photo and she was like – why are your haath bare?). Sigh. Punjabi moms I tell you

5. The feras: The feras were at 1.30  am so once again, everyone changed up into something light and comofortable. The same Patiala salwar I wore with the beige kurta, also goes with this shaded orange and pink kurta so i wore that. Then i mixed matched the dupatta with it- the dupatta is the same dupatta I wore with the blue suit. Haha ! The kurta and salwar I had told my local darzi shop to make after getting material. Removed the earrings and just let the maang tikka be!

Overall, the hyderabad/ bangalore crowd was so much lighter and less dressed up than the Delhi crowd! A lot of close family would be attending cocktail in simple, elegant anarkalis while in Delhi everything is just super heavy and over the top so it was interesting to see the outfit choices of the guests too!

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{ 40 comments… read them below or add one }

Shrutika July 5, 2014 at 10:52 am

Lovely outfits Mehak Di , u look fab love ur wedding outfit P.S when are u announcing elie saab giveaway winners :)


Anusha July 5, 2014 at 11:39 am

I like the way u draped ur saree, nice outfits simple n comfy.


Tulika Mukhopadhyay July 5, 2014 at 11:44 am

Mehak. I discovered your blog about a week back and since then, I am completely hooked to it. It is lovely and informative and funny and very easy to follow :). Love your outfits.


mily July 5, 2014 at 11:48 am

so like me..you are in love with all things fuchsia…i am obsessed with it if i put it mildly…..that last ombre kurta is so gorgeous!!! And i ma going to fabindia today only to search for this type of kurta!!


Priyanka July 5, 2014 at 12:02 pm

Great post…so graceful and so real!
Doesnt seem like a typical blog OOTD which are so made up and artificial!


zooni July 5, 2014 at 12:24 pm

love all ur outfits.. especially the way you mix and match stuff…
i was actually wondering why you are wearing so light clothes and then realized this was in bangalore not delhi :)
BTW about bare hands lol my mom would say the same.. But i like wearing bangles wedding are only times where we get to wear them!


Xuvious July 5, 2014 at 12:28 pm

Love the sari! Pink and white/off white is one of my favourite combinations. ^_^


E July 5, 2014 at 1:04 pm

I have been waiting for this post!! Yay! I loved your mixmatching! You’ve done it perfectly well. A lot of pink was worn aka I was surprised nothing resembling mint appeared in the photos lol. I would like to see a closeup of the smokey blue eyes…I’ve never heard of that before.
Overall, lovely photos :)


Rajvi July 5, 2014 at 1:33 pm

Lovely outfits and great tips for packing lighter and mix matching outfits


Swaths July 5, 2014 at 1:47 pm

Loved looking at your costumes Mehak. looks like fuschia was your theme for this wedding !!!


Srishty July 5, 2014 at 2:30 pm

I was waiting for this. :) The blue anarkali is nice :) I think you wore it in one of your sister-in-law’s function? The off-white sari is beautiful.:) Where is the dupatta of the first pic from?


Gowthami@BeautyFrontline July 5, 2014 at 3:08 pm

Look super comfy and love all of ‘em! x


pinkvanitybox July 5, 2014 at 3:57 pm

just wow..you are a diva Mehak..I loved all your outfits..


Gousiya July 5, 2014 at 4:12 pm

‘smokey blue eyes’!!!….a tutorial please..


Priya. N July 5, 2014 at 4:52 pm

was waiting for this one, you look gorgeous in every look esp the sari :))


nausheen July 5, 2014 at 4:55 pm

All the outfits are lovely and gorgeous….Blue Anarkali is my favorite


Ananya July 5, 2014 at 4:56 pm

I loved all your outfits. I loooovvee the way you have draped your saree. So chic. Can you do a tutorial on that? Plllleeeaasee


The PinkTrends July 5, 2014 at 8:21 pm

Bangalore Weddings are less of bling as compared to Delhi ones . Liked the way you dressed up..elegant and chic… liked the sari and blue anarkali a lot..


Krupa July 5, 2014 at 8:57 pm

I love the mix and match ideas. it is seriously the lightest way to travel if you have multi functional pieces.
SO much pink :)


Paxcar July 5, 2014 at 9:55 pm

It’s great the way you mixed and matched outfits. They all look great


Shivi@COSMOCHICS July 5, 2014 at 10:52 pm

I liked the white sari!


Anusha July 5, 2014 at 11:56 pm

Looking very pretty !!! The wedding dress is so beautiful … Loved the pink color ….


Himani July 6, 2014 at 4:46 am

Wow Mehak u look incredible in all the outfits :) Its like ‘aandhi of pink’ ;) Me too luv d color.. Ur ‘mix n match’ ing outfits rock ;)


laks July 6, 2014 at 9:20 am

the blue anarkali is beautiful <3


sam July 6, 2014 at 10:47 am

lovely comfo outfits. i fall in love with this beige kurta


Clothes and Creativity July 6, 2014 at 11:16 am

Great display of ‘mix n match’, Mehak! Really like outfit #1- so chic!

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Harine July 6, 2014 at 5:38 pm

Innovative dressing Mehak… Loved the way how you used the pink and blue dupata for your orange and pink kurta…


Anupama July 7, 2014 at 6:27 am

I am loving your sangeet and wedding outfits the most!

Palazzos are way more comfy to wear than any other thing! I am so loving them these days :p


A Golden Tulip July 7, 2014 at 1:54 pm

Love the welcome lunch outfit! Always love seeing a mix up of same things and pulling a totally diff look!



kayennat July 7, 2014 at 8:16 pm

All your outfits are so cute. That blue anarkali is stunning!


Kamana@socialandStyle.com July 8, 2014 at 1:33 am

Such pretty outfits! Really love the Maang Tikka in the last two looks – perfectly compliments the outfits.


Manali July 9, 2014 at 8:41 pm

The pink and orange patiala salwar and kurta are so pretty and comfortable… love it … the pink saree is pure beauty… as such i love all your outfits and enjoy reading your ootd posts so much…thanks for sharing!!



Swati July 10, 2014 at 6:06 pm

Loved all your outfits! I do agree with you. The crowd here in Bangalore does not dress up like the one in Delhi..I am thankful for that…kind of :D


Megha July 11, 2014 at 3:47 pm

your last Ombre Kurta set (reminds me of my wedding lehnga)…its the prettiest.


TA July 14, 2014 at 2:08 pm

Loved that anarkali!


Sharu July 25, 2014 at 11:56 pm

I see a color theme here :) Very pretty as always Mehak! :)


Naresh kumar July 30, 2014 at 10:40 am

Hey!pink and orange patiala salwar and kurta are so beautiful..I am thankful for that.thanks for sharing it.


Fineday Photography May 20, 2015 at 10:53 am

I love to wear saree on wedding functions. You white saree looks nice.


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