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What I Wore: Engagement Party

July 3, 2017

If you’ve been following my Insta stories lately, you know that my cousin got married last week. If you haven’t been following, I guess we aren’t friends anymore. (I kid). As you know, Punjabi weddings are all about clothes and food, so it’s time to recap what I wore. There were 5 days of events and a […]

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If you’ve been following my Insta stories lately, you know that my cousin got married last week. If you haven’t been following, I guess we aren’t friends anymore. (I kid). As you know, Punjabi weddings are all about clothes and food, so it’s time to recap what I wore. There were 5 days of events and a lot of outfits so I’ve broken them down into individual posts, and will share some details throughout. Excuse the photo overload coming up in this post…

ENGAGEMENT PARTY

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For the engagement party I decided to go with a lightweight suit in a bold parrot green colour. I knew I wanted something that was easy to move around and dance in, but I also wanted something ‘fancy’. This outfit appealed to me because it makes a statement with the bright green and rainbow dupatta, and it came with a churidar pyjami – perfect for a payal lover like me!

From: Made in India, Surrey BC
Cost: $399 CDN

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The rainbow dupatta was the real selling point for me!

I got almost all my accessories and the Punjabi jhutti from Prem Bangle Shop in Surrey. They a really are a hidden gem. He always has a great selection and is very reasonably priced. The tika is from a place called Barnala Fashions. 

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I did my own makeup, and for hair I went to the Blo Bar in White Rock for a blow out. It was totally worth the $40 because I carried the same blowout for 3 days! 

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Shameless plug of my family – how great to they look? Zara also got a kid’s blowout from Blo Bar, and for $25 I thought it was worth it. One less thing for me to take care of.

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Wow, that’s a lot of pics, but guys, I love this outfit so much! Normally I don’t spend much money on Indian clothes (you’ll see some of my less expensive and re-purposed pieces in upcoming posts), but in this case I felt like splurging. I also feel this suit is not trendy, but rather something you can wear whenever you want to a variety of different types of events….and did I mention that rainbow dupattta?

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