What is a kirpan in Sikhism?

Sikh Groom with kirpan

What is a kirpan and what does it symbolise? A kirpan carries multiple symbolic meanings and has great importance in Sikhism. The compact sword measure around 6 inches in length and is typically secured within a shoulder belt. Wedding kirpans however can extend to several meters in size. Carrying the Kirpan shows that Sikhs are… Continue reading What is a kirpan in Sikhism?

Top 10 Entrance Songs For Punjabi Brides!

Punjabi Bride twirls in lehenga

The entrance of the Bride is one of the most anticipated and emotional moments in a Sikh wedding. The right Bridal entry song enhances the emotional impact and creates a lasting memory for the couple and their guests. The choice of song usually conveys her happiness, excitement and love for the groom. We understand how… Continue reading Top 10 Entrance Songs For Punjabi Brides!

9 Steps of a Punjabi Wedding

Beautiful Punjabi Bride wearing her Chooda

Punjabis are known for their vibrant, expressive nature. This vitality extends to their weddings, which are colorful, exuberant and filled with singing and dancing. Whether simple or lavish, Punjabi weddings ensure non-stop celebration. Let’s explore the various rituals that enrich this cultural celebration.   Chooda Ceremony The Chooda ceremony is a vital part of Punjabi… Continue reading 9 Steps of a Punjabi Wedding

Punjabi Makeup Artist: Suky (Gill) Bains

Suky MUA's Bridal Look

Suky Gill, is a West London-based Asian Bridal Hair and Makeup Artist (@sukymua) with over 20 years of experience in the industry, making her a highly skilled and sought-after professional. As an ex-MAC artist, Suky’s expertise and skills add to her reputation as a mobile bridal hair and makeup artist. Her speciality lies in creating… Continue reading Punjabi Makeup Artist: Suky (Gill) Bains

How to Dress for an Asian Wedding

Feeling lost about what to wear for an Asian wedding invitation from your friend? Don’t worry, we can help! For those who want to buy an Asian wedding outfit in London; Southall, Wembley, and Green Street are the best places to shop. There are also smaller boutiques in London like Ilford Lane, that offer Indian… Continue reading How to Dress for an Asian Wedding