Interview with Raishma

Raishma is the predominant fashion brand within the UK’s Asian fashion market, which has been growing stronger than ever. Raishma’s online platform has been an emerging success, which landed her Best Online Business Award 2015 at the English Asian Business Awards! Not only that, but Raishma opened their boutique store earlier this year at the East Shopping Centre located on London’s Green…

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Aashni + Co: A Summer Affair

After the success of their blowout sale, Aashni + Co are back with ‘A Summer Affair’.  This will be taking place on Saturday 20th June, 11am – 6pm at Park Suite, The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K 1QA. The trunk show will showcase the latest collections by my favourite! Rose Room Couture and…

#Throwback: The Aashni + Co Wedding Show 2015

Last year brought one of the most prestigious events in the UK: Aashni + Co Wedding Show, which was situated in the luxurious Dorchester Hotel. This event was dhamaka! The decor set-up by Zouch & Lamare was simply stunning and blew me away – see for yourself. Manish Malhotra Manish Malhotra’s creativity and genius span the spheres of…

Tarun Tahiliani

Tarun Tahiliani founded his design studio in 1990 and a master in his work. His distinctive signature has since evolved as a fusion of textile detail, refined luxury, and meticulous tailoring. Tarun Tahiliani creates versatile couture, diffusion and prêt-a-porter that are Indian in their sensibility with international appeal. Tarun’s designs stand as contemporary high fashion…

Sabyasachi

Sabyasachi’s design philosophy is simple – personalised imperfection of the human hand. Deserts, gypsies, antique textiles and cultural traditions of his hometown, Kolkata, have been a lifelong inspiration for this designer who believes that “clothes should just be an extension of one’s intellect”. He uses unusual fabric materials, texturing and detailing, a fusion’ of styles patch-worked…

Pakistani Fashion Week 7: Competition

London’s Pakistan Fashion Week (#PFW7) is upon us in London this weekend (10th and 11th January 2015) at London’s Hotel Russell. I am so excited. With over 20 designers showcasing their collections on the fashion catwalk and various exhibitors will be present both days, this is an event that just can’t be missed. This is…

Faisana

Faisana is a unique and high fashion retail concept, which established in 2014 with a vision to connect consumers in the UK to the luxury household designer names in the South Asian fashion landscape. Faisana is driven by the fashion masterminds Aisha Tabani Chowdhry, Aamna Lakhany and Radhika Hasan. They curate in some of the leading design…

Aashni + Co Wedding Show

I am a big fan of Aashni + Co and its’ founder Aashni Shah; so I pretty much jumped for joy when I discovered they are holding the UK’s most high end Indian bridal fashion event ever! It is to be hosted at Ballroom Suite, The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K 1QA on…

Meeting Ashish N Soni

On behalf of Think Shaadi, I had the pleasure to meet the incredible Ashish N Soni at his AW14 menswear preview of The Regallia collection at the beautiful Grosvernor House. The collection consisted of nehru jackets, sherwanis and bandgalas in a range of fabrics; my 3 top favourites had to be the unique lace jackets, velvet nehru…

Chic Accessory Buys: Part 2

Here are the Chic Asian Accessory Buys: Part 2 Here are my top finds for jewellery off London’s high street which you will be able to accessorise with your Asian attire at a bargain price, without losing out on quality. These earrings tear drop earrings (River Island) would pair up perfectly with any outfit with gold embroidery…

Chic Accessory Buys: Part 1

Here are my top picks this week of Gorgeous Chic Accessory Buys… affordable & stylish purchases which shouldn’t hurt your bank balance too much. These Abalone Stud Earrings are just quite unique as the green and blue abalone are beaded with 18k gold plating…. a great way to jazz up any outfit. The Mirrored Cluster Earrings are…

NG Sarees

I first fell in love with NG Sarees at British Asian Fashion Week; the brand’s bespoke sarees speak out simplicity and boldness. The mastermind & talented designer behind NG Sarees is none other than Neela Gnanendran. She informed me about her new collection showcase, which I just could not miss! I attended her showcase with high…