6 Pretty Wedding Cakes we Spotted in Kashmiri Weddings

Where there is a celebration, there is a cake! Same is the case in Kashmir. Whether it is for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings or any special occasion, cakes are a must-have. Sometimes, no occasion at all is a valid excuse too for we don’t really need a reason to have a mouthful of it. Our minds […]

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5 reasons to carry your Wazwaan home and not feel guilty about it

Unlike weddings in other cultures which have a buffet system, things are different in a Kashmiri wedding. In our culture, we share the platter aka trammi with three others on which the attendants keep serving more dishes. It is not unusual that people are served more than they can eat and a lot of it […]

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Know Your Vendor: Makeup Artist Nida Nazir from Makeup Shakeup

In our #KnowYourVendor series, we bring to you Nida Nazir, popularly known as Makeup Shakeup girl. Tell us something about yourself My name is Nida Nazir and I am 25 years old. I am a Law student, a makeup artist, and a designer. I did my schooling from Presentation Convent High School and currently, I am […]

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This Store in Kashmir Sells Amazing Tilla Clutches

Tilla has always been part of a bride’s wardan or trousseau. But only in the form of apparels such as suits, shawls, and pherans. Rarely, we see it on other things even though there is no restriction on its use. Fortunately, looks like things are changing. We spotted a cool Instagram account that sells beautiful […]

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9 Beautiful Locations for Pre and Post Wedding Shoots in Kashmir

Photographs have become an inseparable part of our lives – both in physical and digital formats. Earlier, photographs were only taken on the wedding day. But with the growth of social media, every moment needs to be captured – even if it’s before or after the wedding. Couples seek exotic locations to not only make […]

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Here’s Your Guide for Kashmiri Bride Trousseau (Wardan) List

Congratulations! A little birdie told us you got engaged. As soon as the ‘thaph’ phase starts getting over, it must have hit you that it’s time to start preparing for the wedding and the wardan. The wardan or the trousseau includes the items that the Kashmiri bride takes to her new home after her wedding. […]

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Attending a Kashmiri Wedding? Here’s What to Expect as a Non-Kashmiri

When you think about Kashmir, the things that come into your mind are its cool weather, Srinagar’s serene shikara rides and the floating market of Dal Lake. The list continues with the majestic mountains and the lush green valleys which resemble white and green sapphires embedded in a crown. Everyone who knows about this paradise […]

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Know Your Vendor: Makeup Artist Zoha Wani from Makeovers By Zoha

Tell us something about yourself My name is Zoha Wani. I have done PG in MSW(Masters in Social work). I’m a freelance makeup artist specializing in beautiful bespoke bridal makeup, special events, photo shoots & corporate functions. I also share my expertise by providing private and group consultations & lessons. Have you done any course […]

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7 Amazing Stores to Buy Wedding Lehenga in Kashmir

“Khandar” has always been a dream. Like seriously, we all think of getting married one day. Of course, not for the different life ahead but for all those new clothes, lehnga, jewelry, shoes, makeup, and what not. Selecting the wedding dress has been a lifelong process for many of us. It’s the one day where […]

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List of Kashmiri Middleman (Manzimyoer)

A manzimyoer (middleman) or manzimyarin (middlewoman) is a person who connects two families in an arranged marriage in Kashmir. Here are some of them who are active in Kashmir. Ali Mohd Sofi Ali Mohd Abdul Kabir Abdul Salam Abdul Rashid Bakir Farooq Ahmad Farooq (Pattan) Ghulam Mohammad Ghulam Qadir Mir Ghulam Rasool Gulzar Ahmad Halima […]

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