Anyone remember Rihanna’s MET Gala dress from two years ago?
Let the record to show that Rihanna is the absolute queen of all things fashionable. The woman has a voice that can make you feel things but her feisty personality is a total winner but this particular fashion choice was “questionable” at best.
Quickly dubbed as the “omelette dress”, the internet blew up with memes (as usual)
Because internet is a beautifully, funny, cruel place.
It’s okay, RiRi. We still love you.
One Pakistani bride took inspiration from Rihanna’s high fashion in the most beautiful way with her own 15 feet long trail wedding dress.
Sophia Mahmood is a Pakistani-American based in Louisville, Kentucky who wedded the love of her life, Namath Ali.
“Like every other desi girl, I had been dreaming about this day since I was a little girl. My baba would often say, aik din ye mujhe chordegi”, recounted Sophia while speaking to MangoBaaz about her wedding and the outfit.
“So when my fiancé Namath proposed to me after two years of dating quietly, I hit the ground trying to figure out all the wedding details. We sat in a suite with our designer Manish for five hours sketching and collaborating on all the outfits.”
Donning a Manish Malhotra creation, the bride decided to take the desi bedazzling tradition to a whole new level of “wow”.
The dress itself weighed 102 pounds and took six hours of work every day for 2 months with eight karigars worked on it at a time.
20,000 high quality crystals were used on the lehenga.
“Manath told me I looked like a mix of Aishwarya Rai and Sonakshi Sinha”, Sophia shares.
Even if it wasn’t true, I felt like I was dreaming.
“The trail needed three assistants to help me move but I was on cloud nine wearing this piece of art so it being so heavy and ‘extra’ was a non-issue.”
I joked with everyone that I’d wear the dress to the grocery story if I could.
We’re sure not even 1/10th of the glory was captured on camera but DAMN, SON. That’s one gorgeous dress.
Wishing all the very best to Sophia and Namath for their life ahead.