So recently, my bae of three years, KV and I tied the knot to eternity. Following which we set off on a week long mini-honeymoon to Bali and Singapore. [Our actual honeymoon destination remains London and Europe, postponed to the warm summers 😉 ]

That being said, my honeymoon holiday #OOTD this time had a very interesting addition- the inclusion of red-and-white churas, something married Punjabi women wear for a period ranging from 21 days to a little less than a year. Why? I wouldn’t be able to tell you without Google-ing it… 😐

Said churas in question initially made dressing western a little awkward for me. How now, would a sworn minimalist like me pair two dozen bangles, in mentioned colours, with outfits all and sundry.

But, like they say… YOCO- You Only Chura Once [Umm… it’s YOLO, but you get the drift!!]

That being said, here’s a round-up of what I did to wear, a result of hasty packing while moving houses and going for umpteen family luncheons and suppers as befits a newly wed couple!

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By one of the many temples of an 80% Hindu state at Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Top: Bhane, shorts: Only, kicks: Koovs, bag: Forever 21, scarf: Westside

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At a surf shack. Kuta beach, Bali, Indonesia
Top: Mango, shorts: Only, sandals: Koovs [whaddup location reference!! It has SURF written on it!], gamcha necklace: 145 East, bag: Forever 21

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Posing by the riverside at Clarke Quay, post a scrumptious meal at Hooters, Singapore
Top: Lifestyle, pants: Doodlage, boots: H&M, scarf: Louis Vuitton

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Pretending to read the map, in anticipation of what Universal Studios Singapore had in store!
Top: H&M, pants: Primark, kicks: Koovs, sunnies and bag: Forever 21, scarf: Louis Vuitton

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Posing, posing by the Merlion at Singapore
Dress: Vaayu @ Osaa, necklace: Kichu

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Trying to channel Greenery- the Pantone colour of the year- with my surroundings, if not wearing it! At Singapore
Top: Bhane, leggings: Primark, sunnies: Ray Ban, chappals: streets of Kuta, Bali. 

So that, me ladies and me lads, was a task! I hope I skilfully managed to bridge the gap between tradition and modernity [big words]. [Luckily though, there was none of them shiny churas for me. Minimalism makes for a good middle name]. Hope my looks are chill 🙂

Post-wedding shenanigans done, I’m all pumped up for great new stories on the blog. There’s conviction driving me- and lots of style! Plus there are some great labels I’ve had my keen eye on, which I can’t wait to explore.

Till then… #WerkItGirl

xoxo Ridzeepop