India Fashion Week London 2017 Highlights

As a loyal Illamasqua India Fashion Week London fan, we could not resist attending this year for their 3rd edition of the show! It was the perfect opportunity to get front-row viewing of this season’s latest bridal trends first hand and seeing the epic fashion talent from India. We share our stand out designers from…

5 Reasons Why You Must Attend The Aashni + Co Wedding Show 2018! 

Following its continued success year on year, the UK’s leading, South Asian high fashion extravaganza, Aashni + Co Wedding Show 2018 will return bigger and better than ever before, taking place at the iconic Somerset House, London on 21st January 2018. Some of India and Pakistan’s most celebrated designers will once again descend in London…

National Asian Wedding Show & India Fashion Week London returns to Olympia London: 11th – 12th November 2017

Europe’s largest and highly anticipated National Asian Wedding Show and India Fashion Week are set to return to the UK on 11th and 12th November 2017, this time debuting at Olympia London. Catch last year’s highlights here: Day 1 / Day 2. The event spotlights the marriage between the fashion and wedding industry, providing the perfect concoction for bridegrooms to gain a unique opportunity to…

Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Anupam Kher & Neeraj Pandey Attend Toilet: Ek Prem Katha International Press Conference in London!

Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Anupam Kher, producer Neeraj Pandey, descended to London for the International Media Conference for Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, as anticipation for the film’s release on 11thAugust 2017. Media from around the globe descended on London, as the leading stars of the film took part in the first and official media conference and Q&A. Here is a little snippet…

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…

WIN Tickets to Taj Express the Bollywood Musical in London!

Vaibhavi and Shruti Merchant, acclaimed choreographers of The Merchants of Bollywood present Taj Express, the spectacular new musical featuring the songs of Oscar® winner A.R Rahman, (Slumdog Millionaire). For just three weeks this summer, The Peacock Theatre will premiere this new and modern production, transporting the kaleidoscopic colours of India into the heart of London’s…

London Indian Film Festival Returns: 22nd – 29th June 2017

Europe’s largest Indian film festival: London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) returns bigger than ever in its’ 8th year at 11 cinemas across London from 22nd – 29th June 2017. Showcasing a new and exciting selection of cutting-edge independent films that are guaranteed to entertain and offer fascinating insights into a billion South Asian lives. This year’s LIFF 2017 highlights…

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,…

BFI Southbank presents ‘India on Film’ programme

As part the UK India Year of Culture, the BFI has embarked on a celebration of Indian films from April – December 2017. The programme has kicked off this month at BFI Southbank with Bollywood 2.0, a focus on ‘New Bollywood’ films which have pushed the boundaries of conventional Bollywood film-making by combining song and…