Friday, November 27, 2009
ometimes, there’s a lot that misses your
ometimes, there’s a lot that misses your eye when you look at the big picture. Perfection, they say, lies in the finer details. The finer details can at times be the toughest things to iron out. If Indian weddings have become a second name for booming business, there are a whole lot of professionals who are thanking the boom for the fringe benefits.
Wedding planners will tell you that deciding on the venue, caterers, guest list, jewellery and the trousseau are top priority. They will also tell you that the time, effort and money spent on ‘miscellaneous’ can take a toll. From top-of-the-line designers to your nearest darzi, mehndi artists to beauticians, and wedding choreographers to bangle sellers, everyone has a part to play. Off season and on season rates differ and bookings are done well in ad vance.
Hobbies have turned into lucrative career options for many. Kiran G. Chabria was just another youngster who enjoyed mehndi sessions until she discovered the hidden potential. A mehndi artist who’s blocked da tes on her diary for several weddings in the next few months, she also gives tuitions for aspirants! “It’s a nice feeling to be pampered when someone applies mehndi to you. There’s no Indian wedding without mehndi. The darker the colour, the more a