As an ode to the wedding season approaching, our current issue is about all things you need to know before you’re bound by the holy matrimony. Over the years brides have evolved and adapted to the constantly changing fashion trends, but the modern brides of today break through the norms and outshine with their individuality. Our February cover star, Taapsee Pannu, is the perfect embodiment for the modern Indian bride, as she is strong, speaks her mind and doesn’t play by the societal norms. Dressed in heavenly couture, Pannu portrays the modem Indian bride with complete finesse. Indian weddings are a grand affair and are celebrated with opulence and grandeur; we featured the people who orchestrate the magic behind the scenes. Wedding designer, Devika Nordin who was the creative brain behind the grand Virat Kohli – Anushka Sharma wedding, gave us an insight on what goes behind curating a dream wedding. Wedding filmer, Vishal Punjabi talked to us about the secret essence that makes his wedding films, one of the best in the country. Celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija and Dermatologist Falguni Shah shared their expertise on combatting the bridal woes. Stylist to starlets like Janhvi Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan, Tanya Ghavri, held an exclusive master class for all the innumerable fashion queries that trouble the brides-to-be. M.A.C’s official makeup-artist, Sonic Sarwate, gave us an insight on bridal makeup trends and what a bride should keep in mind before picking her glamour squad for the big day. Showcasing the new bridal line by Falguni Shane Peacock in a fashion-forward editorial, shot across the woods, capturing the mélange between the beautiful foliage and the lavish couture, like a modern rendition of Alice in the wonderland.