Tag Archives: Bride

A Wedding Blog

​”Planning a wedding is fun” – said no one ever.

Organising a wedding ​is not as delightful as it seems. Being a control freak, what I found most challenging was trying to articulate the notion of a specific ‘vision’ in my head on a piece of paper, and better yet explain it to those that are not understanding the bigger picture, my picture.

Listen up girl, here’s my advice to you…

1- Stand your ground, at the end of the day it’s your moment to shine and not theirs.

2- Be organised, have a bomb of an excel sheet and work your way from there.

3- To do lists are essential, that way you don’t miss a thing.

4- Make demands and be present. What that means is that you have a bridal party under your dictatorship, girls that you can milk with orders – abuse it. Note: Pick your battles though because what goes around does come around, so you might have to pay the price for it someday.

5- There will always be a wedding better than yours, a bride more fabulous, one with nicer hair, and a face that is more on point than yours so work with what you have.

6- Don’t forget that it’s not just about you, him is also involved (at times).

7- There’s no such thing as ‘enough music’ – if you’re going to go way out make sure the VIBE is focus.

8- You’ll never be Tom Cruise so keeping the world happy is MISSION IMPOSSIBLE. You’ll win some and lose some, that’s the cycle of life. Just remember, your shining stars will remain glowing with you and for you.

9- Choose a dress that you feel fabulous in, you’ll radiate.

10- And at the end, love is the only thing that matters!

Looking back today, it’s the smiling faces and warm hearts that were most memorable.

For more information on suppliers and tips – contact me or follow me on Instagram @noorsimhairi

HAPPY PLANNING !

Advertisements

1 Comment

Filed under World, Fashion, Music

A ‘Hensy’ Week in Japan!

18051908_10158679055950235_476504229_n
Relationships are everything. As the saying goes, “It’s not what you know, but who you know” and never this has been truer. I’m friends with a group of besties who joined me on a trip that I considered a distant plan in my future.

We took on Japan!

First stop was #KYOTO – a simplistic, spiritual and delicate city. Luckily, we made it in time for the Cherry Blossom season so the place was covered in pink and white flower petals. The best thing to do is walk around the town, visit temples, and don’t forget your camera, you’ll love photographing random Geisha’s walking around.

What not to do? don’t be loud (the neighbours will tell you to lower your voice down in your own apartment) & don’t be too spontaneous with your food adventures, walk in restaurants have generally 3 seats and can’t cater for seven Middle Eastern super #Hangry monsters at the same time.

The second and final stop was #TOKYO, yas. A jumbo Time Square, but bigger and in my opinion even better. It’s buzzing day and night, chaotically ordered, and by far one of the cleanest mid cities I’ve ever seen.
18052993_10158679055075235_2108058443_n
There’s much to do in Tokyo – great atmosphere, expensive high-end shopping, plenty of food options, fun themed restaurants, clubs, and highlight was definitely the karaoke bar room, hilarious when you are with a gang of not so vocally talented females trapped in a room with sound proof walls and loud tunes. Other things to do *blank*.

Also recommended you try and hop on the Bullet Train – something to do between cities.

Apart from the travel and discovery part, I’m eternally greatful for the love, time and efforts spent to get me to every place and moment. All I had to do was pack a bag, pop a xanny and hop on a plane. Lesson – it’s important to laugh and have fun at your own expense, this ain’t over yet, the best part is yet to come …
18053140_10158679323480235_1563537331_o

3 Comments

Filed under Travel, World