How To Pick Wedding Gifts For Indian Brides

You’ve just gotten the invite, have quickly RSVP-ed on Whatsapp, and have already contemplated three outfits for the occasion – and then it hits you – what on earth do you buy the bride?

Bride to Be

Bride to Be

Like most newlyweds, she will be showered with an array of gifts, which will range from practical (cash – if someone can find a working ATM) to the unbelievable. The trick is to find something she will treasure and use for years to come. Sounds impossible? Don’t worry, we have a couple of suggestion

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5 Adopted Wedding Traditions And What They Mean

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One of India’s most lovable and welcoming traits is our country’s ability to accept and assimilate aspects of various cultures- and this definitely applies to wedding traditions. From mehendi ceremonies to wearing white on your wedding day – we have desi-fied all kinds of customs from around the world. But, have you ever wondered where they came from? What inspired bridal showers? Why is a ‘best man’ so important? Why is the wedding cake so essential? All good questions. Here’s our attempt to unravel the significance behind some of our more beloved ‘new’ traditions

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No More Awkwardness in Asking Your Wedding Gifts that You Want

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I remember 20 years back when I was getting married our very close Punjabi relatives and friends had no awkwardness in asking my parent’s frankly about the gift they should be bringing for my wedding. Their intent was three-pronged, one not to give something that would go waste, second not to duplicate any gift and three was to lessen the economic burden of the newly married couple. Some of the gifts that we got in our wedding until today are very dear & precious to my wife and me.

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