Traditional Indian Nose Rings

When I was younger I would often see Bollywood films and see the actresses wearing the most beautiful traditional Indian nose rings, particularly in the wedding scenes. My mum would tell me that this is what I could have for my wedding day, I was so excited. She explained how the nose ring would go from the left side of your nose all the way to your earring. In India they are often regarded as a mark of beauty. In addition to this, it could also be considered as a social standing to honour the Hindu goddess Parvati; the goddess of marriage. Continue reading

Meet My Twin Sister: Rita Dharar

For those who have been reading Secret Wedding Blog, may know that I have a twin sister. She is mentioned very briefly on my about me page. She’s obviously an important part of my life, she has encouraged and supported SWB from day one. She always gives me ideas, tips and tells me about all sorts of weddings she’s seen or found.

So I thought I’d introduce you to Rita! She is the younger out of us twins by 19 minutes – mum said she didn’t want to come out! She is a Coach who helps people to live up to their true potential by removing any emotional barriers currently getting in the way. Continue reading

Wedding Blog Awards

If you follow Secret Wedding Blog on facebook, twitter, instagram, G+ you may have already heard about the Wedding Blog Awards!

The Wedding Blog Awards is in association with The Savoy Hotel which is celebrating 125 years! The awards are held by Wedding Magazine and nominations began earlier in the year. A quick big thank you to everyone who nominated because, Secret Wedding Blog, was actually shortlisted for an award!

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