Rohit Bal Anarkali + How to Plan a Trip to Koh Samui

orange rohit bal anarkali

Hi Everyone, πŸ™‚

I am sharing this gorgeous Rohit Bal outfit I picked recently. We shot these photos at Four Seasons, Koh Samui. I absolutttely loved the jacket details of the dress and the whole anarkali was so grand. When I wore it the first time, IΒ knew I had to have it in my collection. Β I wore ghungaroo earrings from Ritika Sachdeva and amazingly managed to find a ghongaroo jooti to go with it . πŸ˜€Β Added a little special touch with this heritage hair pin I picked from Amrapali. Hope you like it. Wish you alll a very Happy Dhanteras.

I have added a few pointers on how to plan your Koh Samui trip, which you MUST. It was literally heavenly. Hope you find these tips useful. And I’d can’t wait to show you my Diwali outfit. Lovvee you a ton!! πŸ™‚

  • For Koh Samui we had a flight from Delhi – Bangkok- Koh Samui and Return. Delhi to Bangkok is around 4 hours and a further 1 hour flight to Koh Samui.
  • Visa you can get on arrival at the Bangkok airport
  • We stayed at Four Seasons Resort, Koh Samui. Highhhly Recommended.
  • Things to do in Koh Samui. They have the most stunning beaches- Chaweng Beach is a must visit
  • Get a Thai Massage done for sure
  • You can do a lot of water sports at Chaweng beach, weather permits. Carry your swimwear for sure.
  • Koh Samui hosts the most amazing Full Moon parties atΒ Koh Phangan island.Β They are held every month on a full moon night. Plan your travel accordingly if you want to attend one. Though these days they host half moon parties as well. So far there is a moon, there is a party in Koh Samui. πŸ˜› All the dates are available online
  • Angthong Marine Park is a great tourist attraction.
  • Koh Samui is famous for snorkelling. But we went during the rainy season so the day we planned on doing it, they closed the activity for the season. πŸ˜› Gives us a reason to go back again.
  • You can visit Koh Samui any time of the year. Avoid the rainy season because the only thing that ruins a beach destination is rain. We had two days of sun and two days of rain so it was still amazing. The rain only made the place more gorgeous. That said all 4 days of rain would have been a bummer.
  • What to pack- the regular – light dresses, sunscreen, flip flops, shorts, tees, sunglasses, swimwear. πŸ™‚

Rohit bal anarkali orange

rohit bal anarkali

diwali designer outfit

indian bridal outfit

ritika sachdeva ghungaroo earrings

amrapali hair pin

the four seasons welcome
the four seasons welcome
fisherman's village koh samui
fisherman’s village koh samui
be original
be original
how stunning is the beach!
how stunning is the beach!
colorful makeup! : )
colorful makeup! : )
saw this on the wall. Holds true for me.hahha!!
saw this on the wall. Holds true for me.hahha!!
got thai massage done! Best thing ever!
got thai massage done! Best thing ever!
the very stunning Chaweng beach!
the very stunning Chaweng beach!
tired and happy!
tired and happy!
IMBB office for a few days!
IMBB office for a few days!
must try mango with sticky rice!
must try mango with sticky rice!
the last view of the beach
the last view of the beach
i refused to leave!
i refused to leave!
on our way back - view from my flight!
on our way back – view from my flight!

Anarkali : Rohit Bal
Shoes : Vian
Hair Pin : Amrapali
Earrings : Ritika Sachdeva

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61 Responses to Rohit Bal Anarkali + How to Plan a Trip to Koh Samui

  1. Nandini says:

    Ommggg so stunning!!! :* this colour looks amazing on you. I love the delicate ghungroos on the jootis. How is Delhi now after the travels? πŸ™‚

    • Rati says:

      Thanks nandini!! actually the weather is qute gorgeous these days. And havent got time to experience the delhi madness yet. I got way too busy with work as soon as we got back. How are you? πŸ™‚

      • Nandini says:

        Yeah I got to experience the lovely pre-winter weather there and try out some new places in both Gurgaon and Delhi. I’m doing great! really loving work these days, I’m glad I left behind the ad agency madness haha πŸ˜› the blog’s also keeping me busy. Hope you’re having an awesome Diwali! Wish Sanjeev too from me πŸ™‚

  2. Pooja says:

    I am a silent follower of your sites . I just love you and your dresses and your amazing makeup. Your looks add a touch of colour to my boring software life πŸ˜› . God bless you and happy dhanteras.

  3. Aditi says:

    So gorgeous Rati! This outfit looks super pretty on you, awesomely stunning! <3

    Happy Dhanteras to you and your loved ones! πŸ™‚

    xx Aditi

  4. Vini says:

    You are looking gorgeous Rati .. I’m your one of the biggest fan over instagram … In love wid your every picture ???

  5. Kanchan says:

    Hi, M a new Follower. Love the site and the content. Just wondering how you packed the lehenga and the Anarkali and the casuals And the shoes for your travel. Am I the only one whose travel case looks like crap, is over stuffed, over weight and I STILL have nothing to wear πŸ™
    Would love a post with packing tips… Cheers….

    • Rati says:

      Kanchan, Nothing fancy actually. I packed them in a big suitcase. I had to get them ironed once I reached the hotel. that’s all. :))

      And over a period of time I have learnt how not to be overstuffed. I count the number of days and pack only clothes on a per day basis. Jeans and shorts, shoes or skirts you can pack less because they can be mixed and matched. Tees and UGs always more. I had worn every single thing by the end of the trip except one skirt. It was quite satisfying. πŸ˜€

  6. you, the anarkali, the jootis, the hair pin, your lip color, Koh Samui, your earrings.. everything πŸ˜€
    Wish you a veryyyyy happppyyyyy Diwali and have a blast!!!!

  7. shikha says:

    I loooooove beaches so much that I cannot even explain, especially the clean and clear ones as these. I wish I could swim though. I feel lucky that I have snorkeled in one of the best beaches in India, so no regrets there. πŸ˜€ I have also had thai massages, but not in Thailand…so is it Thai enough? πŸ˜› I love the way sir captures the beauty of each place you visit and his wife’s too.

    You outfit is definitely stunning, the kinda outfit that only you can carry with so much ease. You look very very elegant in all the pics but my fav one is number 4; it is a classic maharani pose, which totally goes with your persona. Not saying this cos you are my boss but whenever I look at your pics I think that even if not “born to be”, you were ” meant to be” what you are today. Thanks for inspiring us all everyday. Looking forward to your Diwali outfit post now. Eagerly. πŸ™‚

    Lots of love

    Shikha :-*

    • Rati says:

      thankoooo sooo much shikhs. your words always make my day. thankkkksss a ton!! :))

      haha! cant say about your thai massage. But honestly they were such an expert. It was a brilliant experience. πŸ™‚

      Cant wait to share the Diwali post! mwwwaaahhhh!!!

      loooads of love! πŸ™‚

  8. Amrutaa says:

    Lovdddddd d entire look…. Outfit is sooo grand…. Dis happens to b my fav color… N i hav des earrings too….

  9. Amrutaa says:

    Happy dhanteras n a very happy diwali to u n sanjeevji…

    • Rati says:

      haha!! you bought these earrings too. In some days we’d have a same jewellery wardrobe. That was be fun! πŸ˜€

      avery happy dhanteras to you and your family too. :))

      • Amrutaa says:

        ???yes i bot dem…for dussehra outfit… My mum keeps sayin d same.??…. I knw al des designers n brands coz of u… Thnkoo??… N hey i m in delhi… Was in m block market today silofer main n sum other shopping… I told my mum… Hw i wsh i get to c rati sumwher here… ??

  10. sheetal says:

    Wow..The dress is so amazing .. the footwear as well as hair pin and earrings :drool: The last photo of yours is so sweeeeeeeeeeeetttt πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ The beaches are amazing,serene and calm … will def go one day der (hope so) …. You are an dazzling Diva πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ Thanks for providing all the useful inputs di πŸ™‚ Rati di .. You are a luckiest girl in this world πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

    • Rati says:

      thank you sheetal! i do hope you go there and may all your dreams come true!! :))

      I am and very thankful for that. :-*

  11. varsha jain says:

    The clothes always wears you, n its never the other way round, u rule ur clothes totally like a dream.

  12. Esha Pandit says:

    The dress..the place….everything is so so beautiful πŸ™‚
    You look like a queen in that dress πŸ˜€

  13. Shatarupa says:

    This is my favorite color and it has never looked better on anyone else. ?

  14. Poulami says:

    Wowwww…. Hypnotized…. mesmerized…. You just look so pretty. & the dress is a major drool … the Hairpin wow. the jootis a perfect combo…

    You just look like a royal queen πŸ˜€ :*

  15. Nishu says:

    Gosh the anarkali! So royal and grand. Absolutely loving it Rati. Koh Samui is so dreamy too .

  16. jomol says:

    Wowwwwwwwwww, Rati,. you look ROYAL, you look REGAL….that’s sums up what I have to say – orange, the grandeur in your look, you belong to Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, move on Sonam πŸ˜›

    • Rati says:

      hahha!! I am so tired of over promotions of prem ratam that now I need a break before I would actually watch the movie. πŸ˜› πŸ˜›

      Thankooo!! :-*

  17. Manaswini says:

    Whoa!! Everytime I see your pics, I go all ga-ga over how gorgeous you look.. and then you go and just better yourself!! How is it possible that you look absolutely divine in everything you don!! πŸ™‚

  18. Ahana C. says:

    Rati Mam, I missed out Koh Samui when i went to Thailand! your stunning pictures give me a reason to go back sooooon! and you look simply out of this world. Happyyy Diwali to you and Sanjeev Sir πŸ™‚

  19. Apeksha says:

    Totally loved the anarkali. I saw your post this morning and have been searching the internet since morning for this. Is it available only in stores and what is the price please?


  20. Ayushi Misra says:

    Hello Rati….I plain simple love you.
    imbb has changed my life so much.much . And your story inspires me to follow my heart.heart . Thank you.
    Keep shining dearest. and keep inspiring.

  21. Bhumika says:

    Hey Rati, You look fab and as usual loved the pics! Just wanted to tell you don’t loose any more weight coz u look perfect right now and would end up looking too skinny if lost any more, and you are nicely toned. Happy Diwali πŸ™‚

  22. aru says:

    Stunning Stunning Stunning!! absolutely breathtaking Rati!! you look gorgeous..Photographer also well done!! :)…Happy Diwali to you, Sanjeev and all at IMBB. I am in Manila these days on work. Will try and go around on weekends so this time will definitely send an article on my trip.:) (Been wanting to write but I am just so lazy)..

    Looking forward to more of your travels..

  23. Rituparna says:

    Rati..u luk stunning..more stunning dan da usual stunning u luk..m in luv with ur jutis n koh samui..:)

  24. Manisha says:

    Wow πŸ˜€ …
    Gorgeous dress nd gorgeous you… :-*

  25. coralcrue says:

    hahahhahahah I totally loved the bathtub picture, Rati. gosh! that was so funny!!!

  26. Vaibhavi Naik says:

    Hi Rati di, I am going to koh samui for my anniversary in January. Where can I shop for makeup?

    • Rati says:

      shop at the bangkok airport. Happy anniversary. πŸ™‚

      • Vaibhavi Naik says:

        Thank u so much for ur reply rati di…I was bit confused if I should go to Koh samui or Bali for my anniversary in Jan…Then thought of asking you as you have been to both places.

        So so wish to goto Bali but worried about rains..What would you suggest? Me n my husband want to do water activities.

        Please do reply.

  27. Nisha says:

    That anarkali is gorg and the last pic where you deny to come is so cutteee

  28. anubhuti says:

    Love your dressing sense a lot πŸ™‚ you are looking lovely πŸ™‚

  29. Vaibhavi Naik says:

    Just back from Koh Samui. Had amazing 7 days there. Already missing the place.

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