This army of women are here to revolutionize your Shaadi! Carving a niche for themselves in a space that is highly competitive, they dreamt so big, they just leaped over the obstacles. They are the new generation power rangers, competent enough to take the risk and make your dreams come true. This women’s day we applaud their endeavour and thank them for making weddings and this world a more beautiful place to live in.
1. Reema Gulati Bhat: Wedding Twinkles
A keen fashion model until 2014, Reema has always had equal interest in being behind the camera as well as posing for it. Not only has she started Wedding Twinkles, a company that specialises in Destination wedding photography through India, she’s also an Editor at the Glam & Glaze Fashion Magazine. A full time mother and a fashion enthusiast, she has also won many awards for best photography. Today, Wedding Twinkles has more than 8 lakh followers on Facebook and it’s even celebrity endorsed.
Image Source: Reema Gulati Bhat
2. Vidya Tikari: Vidya Tikari Makeup Studio
A gifted makeup artist, Vidya started way back in 1991 when it wasn’t a common profession in India. Besides doing makeup for brides, grooms and renowned celebrities, she has also managed to get her name on the “Limca Book Of Records” for having done makeup for over 9000 performers at the Commonwealth games in 2011. She believes that every woman should use makeup as a weapon to look better and feel better every single day and that’s why she launched her own academy. A mother, trainer, an entrepreneur and a creative artist, she’s truly inspirational.
Image Source: Make Up Artist Vidya Tikari
3. Ritu Mago: Ritu Mago Weddings & Events
Ritu Mago has been a leading name in the Wedding space for almost a decade now, since she launched Ritu Mago Wedding & Events. This one stop destination is for every couple who is looking to have a larger than life wedding. A brilliant entrepreneur, she’s an amazing person to work with, as all the testimonials say! Her organizational skills is on point and she loves what she does and that shows in all her work. These stunning pictures speak for themselves!
Image Source: Ritu Mago
4. Deepika Sharma: Deepika’s Deep Clicks
Deepika started her career with choreography after having taken classes under Shiamak Davar but landed up choosing her passion for capturing moments in pictures instead. It wasn’t an easy task to create a path as a photographer without formal training, but her spirit was soaring and so did her work. From fashion photography to weddings, she’s versatile and the camera is her best friend. You can see the happiness in all her pictures.
Image source: Deepika’s Deep Clicks
5. Avani Malhotra: For The Love Of Cake (F.L.O.C.)
2 degrees in psychology, 6 job changes along with a stint with the family business and endless contemplation about what next, is when the idea of FLOC was born. Avani’s love for baking had made her believe that it was the one thing that brought her joy and she wanted to spread this around. Initiated in her house, this small business grew heaps and bounds into a full flourishing bakery and her gorgeous cakes have forever won our hearts.
Image Source: F.L.O.C
6. Bhumi Ahluwalia & Simran Kapoor: Bhumi & Simran Photography.
After having studied photography together in England, this dynamic duo paired up and did a variety of commercial shoots when they were back in India, that’s when they discovered their love for candid photography. They liked to capture the mood of the wedding rather than static photos. You can literally feel the happiness flowing through the photographs that they click. They have been featured in many top e-magazines and are definitely exciting and a lot of fun to work with.
Image source: Bhumi & Simran Photography.
7. Puja Taluja: Makeup by Puja Taluja
Having studied at the prestigious London School for Makeup, Puja is one talented makeup artist. Unconventionally popular, she has been credited for having done makeup on many Bollywood Celebrities and brides. In the fashion space, she has worked with a lot of famous photographers too. Her audience is discerning and knows what they like, and she is able to create just what they want. With a convivial personality, Puja makes the experience of getting ready even more exciting!
Image source: Makeup By Puja Taluja
8. Ridhima Khanna – Addicted, Freshly Baked
Ridhima found her love for baking very early in life, since then she’s been creating magical cupcakes with gorgeous toppings for the world. Addicted was set up in 2010 only so that she could share freshly made cupcakes with others. Having been featured in numerous magazines, she’s a passionate baker who loves to tell her story. When it comes to simple mithai replacements or even a surprise birthday, catch her on the phone and wait for the deliciousness to be delivered.
Image source:Addicted, Freshly Baked
9. Jasleen Kochhar – Bougainvilla Design Pvt Ltd.
After studying Business Management and then Design, Jasleen launched her own clothing label. The creative bent in her didn’t stop at that. She wanted to explore flowers and imagine artsy concepts using them. That’s when Bougainvilla Design made it’s way into the Wedding circuit. Her aesthetic sense leads people to have faith in her work and her handpicked clients always go back happy! Her sister Ritu Kochhar joined her in this line of work and together they have been making beautiful memories. Besides floral decor, wedding venues, planning and the like are also part of their unparalleled game.
Image source: Bougainvilla Design Pvt Ltd.
Divya Jaitly – Emcee
Having won quite a few accolades in the beauty and brains department vis a vis Miss India, Miss Delhi and May Queen Delhi, Divya kickstarted her career as an Events and Tv Anchor. She’s the one who brings about the noise in the Sangeet, she’s the one who loves to create hungama, She is the most vivacious emcee you can find to host a show. Not just that, Kaizen Institute of Event Management and academy launched by her is a classic example of what she is about and her goals. Dream Big or Go Home is her mantra and ours too.
Image source: Divya Jaitly – Emcee
11. Kanika Manchanda – KM by Kanika Manchanda
For the love of western gowns and dresses, she started a label with the initials of her name “KM” by Kanika Manchanda and has a store in Shahpur Jat. The essence of her designs are inspired by the princess like cuts, large ball gowns, dramatic drapes and bows truly reflect her our personal style. Perfect for the pre-wedding shoot or the cocktail outfit, her aim is to give customised fits to each woman who comes to her with their respective tastes.
Image source: Shaadiwish