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How I Chose My Sangeet Outfit {Manish Malhotra}

Glamorous with an underlying sense of satisfaction. My ‘moodboard’ for my Sangeet night.

The first element of the outfit that enticed me was the magical hue. An otherwise drab grey, uplifted with intricate bronze hand-work, to give me finally, an insanely alluring color palette. That’s the first collective reaction I received on my outfit. ‘Such an unusual color.’ Woohoo, my unique check-box was ticked.

But evidently, this wasn’t the only check-box this lehenga was planning on over-ruling. It found it’s way into this little crevice in my mind so comfortably, that once I had seen it,

Finale #Shailoom

I will never forget the feeling I felt when I first walked into my wedding venue, Dome. I was scarcely involved in the decor for the wedding day and I was quite literally, swept off my feet. There was a vibe pounding through the stadium (or was it just my heart) that made me feel a sense of magic in the mogra-laden jharokas blended with a mix of glistening chandeliers and Chiavari chairs. The grandness of the stadium, spoke volumes to me while Kesariya Balam’s melodic tunes, calmed my jumpy nerves. Looks like my brother had chosen the perfect musicians for my big day.

Haldi #Shailoom

Like every other wedding ritual, Haldi too, has an ancient, deep-rooted significance attached to it, and one that my family takes very seriously.
It’s custom to wear an old outfit for this ceremony and I chose my mum’s gota-patti saree, draped Gujarati style, to have smothered in Haldi and some unadulterated love.

Ocean In My Lehenga #Shailoom

While planning my wedding outfits, I asked myself to describe what I wanted my ‘look’ to embody in one word and only then did I kick-off the detailed planning of each ensemble. My ‘one word’ for my Mehendi outfit was ‘Magnificent’.This was the hour that I wanted to look and wear the brightest, most striking outfit that would in some way, reflect the happiness I felt in my heart. Lucky for me, I had the most perfect designer to give me just what I wanted, in terms of grandness, volume and flamboyance. My outfit was customised for me by