Indian Handcrafted Creations at Karigari London 2017

  Karigari London 2017 are to exhibit unique handwoven and hand-embroidered textiles, sarees, dresses, lehengas, handmade silver and gemstone jewellery, authentic handicrafts, home decor and traditional folk artwork from different parts of India.  The exhibition has teamed up to support Asian Circle, a collective of UK based women with a passion to support vulnerable women in India and…

The ‘Summer Preview’ Exhibition: An Edit of Luxury South Asian Fashion

An upcoming exciting event in UK’s South Asian fashion calendar hits London this month… SUMMER PREVIEW exhibition and trunk show. The exhibition will comprise of multi-designers, a luxury edit of the finest fashion, accessory and lifestyle collections, hosted be leading fashion influencers Shivani Ahluwalia and Hajira Ahmad. Participating designers from India, Pakistan and Hong Kong include Pakistani…

Raw Mango & Sanjay Garg come to London!

Okay I need to breath! Raw Mango and Sanjay Garg are COMING TO LONDON! For those not in the know, Raw Mango is a womenswear brand, consisting of hand-woven textiles developed using traditional Indian craft techniques. The brand’s garments and textiles reflect the skills of the more than an incredible 450 crafts people in India! Over the last 8 years,…

Bridal Fashion Tips with Maahira

Let us introduce Maahira, the innovative UK Asian fashion concierge started up by the fabulous mother-daughter duo Nimisha and Manda Brahmbhatt! Where did Maahira all begin and all about? Maahira was an idea born in the back of a rickshaw in India, whilst Manda (Co-founder) and I (Nimisha) debated what was missing in the UK…

Sonam Kapoor Graces DIVAlicious London Pop Up Event

We attended the fashion haven, DIVAlicious London on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th March 2017 at The May Fair Hotel, London. Presented by DIVAlicious, a unique mobile fashion concept brand launched in Dubai in 2011 to popularise Indian fashion and design globally. DIVAlicious London aimed to close a vital gap in the market by introducing to UK…

DIVAlicious Luxury Fashion Pop-Up Comes to London on 25th- 26th March 2017

After amassing popularity the world over in destinations such as the UAE, India, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Hong Kong, London is set to host a unique, luxury boutique pop-up exhibition: DIVAlicious 2017 on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th March 2017 at The May Fair Hotel, London. Presented by DIVAlicious, a unique mobile fashion concept brand…

Quirky Indian Fashion Inspiration for SS17

Need a change in your Desi wardrobe this year and want something quirky? Don’t worry we have got it covered for you! We have pulled together two looks to fire start your wardrobe. These looks are unconventional…it’s time to be rebellious 😉 This first look features a silk sari by Radio Rani, which illustrates the print of…

Aashni + Co Wedding Show 2017 Highlights

Sunday 8th January saw the return of the Aashni + Co Wedding Show at The Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London, the ultimate South Asian bridal event of the year on London! Spotlighting the latest bridal, occasion wear and couture collections from the top tier of the Indian and Pakistani design spectrum including Anamika Khanna, Anushree Reddy,…

Rimple & Harpreet Narula on ‘Padmavati’ – Exclusive UK Blogger Interview

The adept fashion designer duo Rimple & Harpreet Narula are making their Bollywood debut in the Deepika, Ranveer, Shahid starrer Padmavati – the next in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s legendary saga. The anticipated blockbuster has had both movie and fashion lovers talk about what will be next in Bhansali’s leading protagonists costume wardrobe. We find out about Rimple &…

Interview with Monisha Jaising

Mumbai-based designer Monisha Jaising is known for redefining luxury South Asian fashion since the 1990’s. As the designer gets ready for her debut at the Aashni + Co Wedding Show 2017, we catch her in an conversation on destination weddings and brides. How should the bride go about picking her wardrobe for a destination wedding?…

Interview with JADE by Monica & Karishma

The gracious JADE by Monica & Karishma launched in November 2008 and has become renowned to create heirloom pieces for the modern bride. Since their launch the duo have dressed some of Bollywood’s glitterati, including Madhuri Dixit, Deepika Padukone and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. They are soon to make their first appearance at the Aashni + Co…