SO MUSH IN LOVE
There’s nothing pretentious about proclaiming your love publicly anymore. Brides and grooms are making their D-day extra mushy and they have no qualms about it
Not everyone can build a Taj Mahal to immortalise their love. However, you can certainly express it through novel, imaginative ways. And if you do it in a way that touches the heart, nothing can be more beautiful and moving than this. In an ongoing trend, people are going all out to express their love for their partners on their wedding day. They are coming up with fun, tradition-defying ideas to show it to the world that they are a made-for-each-other pair.
Actor and model Avinash Dwivedi, who recently tied the knot with his long time actor girlfriend Sambhavna Seth, did something really touching at their Mehendi ceremony. Seeing his bride-to-be getting his name written on her palm, he, too, got his would-be wife’s name written with henna on his palm. He even posted a picture of his hand adorned with henna on Facebook. “I saw her putting in so much effort while putting on the mehendi. This was the least I could have done for her,” his post read.
Designer Kresha Bajaj also took on the mammoth task of embroidering her love story on her bridal lehenga. Her inspiration was the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Adrienne Maloof who immortalised her wedding gown by getting it framed.
And not just human beings, even animals have been a part of high-on-mush shaadis. Vidisha Shah, a 27-year-old city-based marketing professional, who got married to ger boyfriend Gowrang last December, made sure the dog that he had gifted to her when he proposed was a part of the ceremony.
Fashion designer Suneet Varma says couples want to share their love story with friends and relatives and they want it to be remembered. “Clients often come to me asking for customised sweet, sentimental gifts such as clutches with the couple’s name embossed on it. They want to share it with the world that they are taken,” he says. Psychologist Pulkit Sharma says the point is to your partner feel special. “If the idea is to please your partner, you should not really care what others think. But instead of merely showing off to the world how innovative you were in professing your love, do something that really touches the heart.”
Clients often ask me for customised gifts such as clutches with the couple’s name embossed on it SUNEET VARMA, DESIGNER
Designer Kresha Bajaj embroidered her love story on her lehenga (L); Actor Avinash Dwivedi (right) flaunts his mehendi with his wife Sambhavna’s name on it