FriYAY! Normally I jump right into it but I don’t know why I’m kinda pumped about today. Maybe it’s got something to do with the pasta and brownies I’ll be making later? (we try to be healthy, I promise). Get your doodh patti (milk tea for my non-desi people) and lets get on with it shall we?
Held in Karachi this past week, the Bridal Couture Week ’16 showcased a mix of stunning ensembles and outrageous dressing (Gohar Rasheed did enough scarring with his Aladdin getup during the ARY Film Awards, but he continued the act for BCW as well – seemingly enjoying looking like he’ll brandish a sword out of nowhere and challenge you to a duel).
There are a huge number of wonderful outfits – however I wanted to specifically highlight:
The cast of Yalghaar – They all looked great but the showstoppers obviously stole my heart
The cast of Udaari – A new show that I’ve started watching, which is trying to shed light on child molestation.
What I’m Watching
Mann Mayal – Illogical plot, yaar. I thought it was picking up momentum this week but I was mistaken. There’s a death coming up next week so I’m curious. The safest bet seems to be her child. I have come to the conclusion that the best thing about this show is the title track (I was borderline obsessed with it at one point).
Udaari – As I mentioned above, it deals with child molestation – an issue that I’ve not seen on PK television before. (The closest thing I could recall was Bol, but that was a movie). I’m interested to see where the plot leads. Thus far, the acting is excellent, and their Punjabi is flawless (to someone who has a nursery-level understanding of it). But you’ll be able to follow along easily if you understand Urdu.
Colour Palette of the Week
Believe it or not, I don’t own jersey hijabs. I bought my very first one this week in this beautiful nude shade, which I was over the moon about, ’cause I couldn’t find a shade that suited me until now. 2-in-1 khushi. It’s perfect for everyday wear and goes with pretty much everything because I always have one piece of black clothing on me at all times. I’ve been wearing this paired with a nude lip and it matches so perfectly, I love ittt. The combo is great for days when you want to keep it neutral but not lifeless (which is how I look without lipstick, I swear).
I need suggestions on a nude-brown shade of lipliner, though. Something that applies easily. I purchased a Wet’n’Wild one in the shade Chestnut – I’d neither heard of the brand nor seen it anywhere here prior to randomly stumbling across it this week. Infact I would love a dupe, because the colour is perfect for me. But it’s sort of a rough pencil, so I’m searching for alternatives. Help is needed, you guise. I’ll share my brownies.
Lastly, I’m thinking of doing the Friday posts every two weeks. Thus far they have been weekly and I thoroughly enjoy making them, but I feel perhaps content diversity and appeal might be better this way? Let me know what you think!
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Have an amazing weekend.