My Bridal ensemble – Kerala Hindu / South Indian style

I have finally compiled my bridal ensemble for you all after your requests πŸ™‚ It was a Kerala Hindu Nair wedding. It’s a picture heavy post. I hope you enjoy it!

Tying the knot early in the morning at Guruvayur temple in Thrissur
Traditional Kerala kasavu sari in tissue (golden threads are interweaved throughout the body of the sari and not just the border to impart a shine throughout) – Kalyan saris, Cochin.

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Function at Hotel Devaragam
I chose the typical South Indian bride look for this.
Classic kancheevaram red sari – Prakash Silks showroom, Kanchipuram.

I wanted antique temple jewellery in gold to go with the saree and finally managed to collect everything i liked from various jewellers around South India.

Gold :
Earrings and 1st necklace – Vummidi Bangaru, Chennai
2nd necklace – NAC Jewellers, Chennai
3rd necklace – Bhima Jewellery, Cochin
4th necklace – Kalyan Jewellers, Cochin
Bangles – GRT Jewellers, Chennai

Non-gold:
Kundan Maang Tikka – bandbajega.com
Kamarbandh, Armlet & Choti – Goodwill collections, Cochin

Hair, Sari draping and jewellery setting – Nimmy Sherif’s La Femme, Thrissur
Makeup-Self (Check out this post :Β 7 ways to look great without makeup)

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Reception
Anarkali gown – A Manish Malhotra design tailor made from a boutique called Label M in Cochin.
Kundan earrings – Ze Panache (FB page/Instagram)
Kundan necklace – Kushal’s Fashion jewellery,Β  Chennai
Hair- Ambika Pillai Salon, Cochin
Makeup-Self

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Here’s a video link to the wedding highlights – YouTube

The wedding photography and video was done by a team that included my junior from college :).
Here’s their FB page – WeddingEyeBalls

 

 

17 comments

  1. Thank you Anjana for posting such a magnificent post .. I think you are the first bride who apt for a simple make up and hairdo…. Your happiness is uplifting your entire look. I have seen some of your wedding pictures on facebook. You and your hubby both looks so cute together…. I can honestly say that you have researched a lot to get the jewellery and apparels for your wedding … You have beautifully adorn your look… with subtle make- up. I have watched the video on youtube it’s like a fairy tale.. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ beautifully captured moment…. Again a beautiful post… Have a happy married life ahead Anjana !! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ Love you and your blog !!! πŸ™‚

  2. Looking drop dead gorgeous Anjana. Totally rocking the no makeup concept with beautiful skin and ever glowing smile. Looks way more beautiful than having foundation layered skin.
    All the pics are incredible. And you both look so lovely together.

  3. Stunning…!!!n just luvd luvd luvd the video…u are looking absolutely amazing.N hey!!!u went for rebonding ur hairs???coz ur hair appears cmpltly dfrent…no curls nothing!!!

  4. ohh…okay!!! but curly hair suits u more than the straight one…considering ur curls are so well defined.I m still struggling with my curly hairs😠😞 they are just so unpredictable…sometyms they look amazing and other day dry n frizzy n i don’t understnd the logic behind this.How cn dey behave so diffrent with same products😒 badly need ur help

  5. I am using all the products of matrix since a month..earlier i use to switch between dove and tresseme!I went through the list of products u mentioned but availibilty of those products is a major issue..n yess i have tried amway oriflame too but donno why they made my hair extreme dry and lustre less😣 waiting for ur suggestions.How do u manage those curls?

    1. All the products I use are easily available on Flipkart. Mythic oil serum is something I cannot live without πŸ˜€

  6. You look lovely! I also had a mallu wedding in Bombay though I didn’t bother so much about jewellery and sarees. πŸ˜‰ Your no make-up look is very refreshing.

  7. Hey there! I stumbles upon this blog and instantly fell in love with the theme… Statred seein othr posts and this i loved loved.. M also a keralite.. I lov this blog!! Kudos darl

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