Fashion Parade hits Knightsbridge on 31st May 2016 to showcase fine Asian Couture

Fashion Parade, which showcases South Asian luxury couture, returns for its’ fourth year on 31st May 2016 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in London. The star-studded event will see South Asia’s fashion elite gather for a spectacular catwalk show that includes leading designers like HSY, Nomi Ansari, Ali Xeeshan and Faiza Samee, and from the contemporary…

Bollygoods Edition 2

The art and aesthetic behind Indian cinema was presented at BollyGoods Edition 2, made its debut in London on 2nd May 2016 at The Dorchester, Mayfair. The exhibition of was founded by Delhi entrepreneur Promila Jain Bahri; hosted in the UK by fashion and lifestyle influencer Shivani Ahluwalia; and inaugurated by Gauri Khan – Indian film producer; co-founder…

Red Dot Jewels Flagship Store Launch

Shalini Gupta-Patel founded the UK based premium jewellery brand, Red Dot Jewels who offer hand-crafted Indian inspired silver & semi precious jewellery. In Shalini’s words,“Our concept is to provide UK women with an alternative to fine jewellery without compromising on style and design whilst at an affordable price”.  Red Dot Jewels launched only in 2011 and since…

#LFW16 Highlights: Day 2

Following on from our Lakme Fashion Week’s day 1 post – day 2 was jam packed with emerging fashion designers, with the day focussing on Indian Textiles. See which designers grabbed our attention in our highlights below! Swati & Sunaina The designers Swati & Sunaina joined together in 2007 with a vision to offer hand-woven Benarasi sarees….

#LFW2016 Highlights: Day 1

India’s biggest fashion week bonanza, Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort ’16 took place recently. For those are new to this fashion week, LFW is organized twice every year. LFW born with a vision to “redefine the future of fashion and integrate India into the global fashion world”. We take you through our highlights of day 1! Pinakin Architect and…

Kya Hua? At The Aashni + Co Wedding Show 2016

The iconic The Dorchester, London, welcomed South Asian fashion royalty on Sunday 10th January as the second, annual Aashni + Co Wedding Show in association with Mustang Productions presented bridal and couture collections by some of the most talented South Asian designers in the industry today. Founder and Creative Director, Aashni Anshul Doshi (Shah) pulled together…

Aashni + Co Wedding Show 2016

After the great success of the Aashni + Co Wedding Show 2015, they will be hosting their second South Asian high fashion extravaganza, in association with Mustang Productions on Sunday 10th January 2016, taking place at Ballroom Suite, The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K 1QA. We joined them last year and it was a truly…

Interview with India Boulevard

Personalised Asian fashion has been on an on-going trend (but as we know can’t be fully tailored to the customer’s needs all the time), but recently people have been yearning for that outfit, which has been customised to suit their taste down to every detail where possible. But imagine having a customised Asian outfit starting…

Stitch Three presents: Diwali Trunk Show

After the South Asian fashion studio Stitch Three’s successful trunk show last year, they are back again with their Diwali Trunk Show, which will present party season staples and must-haves taking place on Thursday 1st October, 11am – 7pm, Athenaeum Hotel, 116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7BJ. The event will feature collections from some of India and Pakistan’s leading designers available at domestic retail…

Aashni + Co presents Designer’s Day with Manish Malhotra

Aashni + Co are back again with a special surprise: an opportunity to meet Manish Malhotra at his festive and bridal preview at the Aashni + Co store. Also two of the UK’s leading South Asian hair and makeup artists, Aamir Naveed and Ambreen, will also be providing special consultations and exclusive booking offers on packages…

Smoky not Smudgy 2015

The Islamic Society of Imperial College are back again this year with their exciting 8th annual Smoky not Smudgy (SnS) event, all in aid of Islamic Relief. SnS is a ladies-only, non-profit, charity event held annually at Imperial College London in South Kensington. This year’s SnS will be on the 25th October 2015 from 11am to 7pm. The event falls under the umbrella of events for Charity Week, aiming…

The Indo-British Fair 2015

The Indo-British Fair is coming to London between 21st-23rd September 2015 at Regents Hall on Oxford Street. The fair will host over 35 curated designers from Britain and Asia and showcase the best of fashion, crafts and culture from the east and west to Londoners. The fair will offer an interesting and innovative mix of textiles, fashion, jewellery, art, and…