London Ki Ladki Ki Shaadi: The Engagement Dinner 🍝

I thought it would be awesome to share some behind the scenes with you and take a candid look at my engagement dinner that took place just a few months ago. I and the other half hosted the dinner with our immediate family at London Soho’s Masala Zone in their gorgeous private area. We thought…

Autumn/Winter Asian Wedding #OOTD Inspiration

With autumn Asian weddings all underway, we share two of our autumn Desi wedding looks with you. Need one say Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s wedding was recently the talk of town, especially Anand’s uber cool sherwani paired with sneakers. Well they do say make sure you wear something comfortable for your big day and…

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…

#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…

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…

Your Dream Shaadi Photoshoot

The Regional Shades of the Asian Bride is a concept photoshoot creatively directed Your Dream Shaadi, UK’s Elite Online Asian Bridal magazine, which captures the authentic traditional Asian bridal fashion, jewellery and styling of various regions and religions of India. This shoot celebrates the unique beauty and style of each traditional regional bridal look with contemporary overtones. The shoot features…

My 1st South Asian Wedding Experience!

In February 2014; the month of pyaar, my dear old school friend invited me to her South Asian Hindu wedding. I was very flattered for the invite and indeed very excited to see my old school friend getting married after being with her partner for 4 years! It was a small wedding, in the small…

My Brother’s Engagement

My brother got engaged back in late January 2014 and to celebrate an engagement party was hosted at London Darbar! The most important aspect of the engagement party was the Chunni ceremony. I thought I’d share what I wore to the engagement party; all I knew was the dress code was most definitely bling! bling!…

Meeting Tarun Tahiliani

Last weekend I met the sensational Tarun Tahiliani at his AW14 collection trunk showcase at Aashni and Co (in London). His collection is gorgeous! His collection was there for a two day exclusive! and he was present for the first day. I was speechless when I met him, he is very super-cool, lovely and super- talented! Unfortunately…

British Asian Fashion Week 2014

Last Week I was in the front row for the British Asian Fashion Week 2014 Preview Catwalk Show. It was a great experience and saw some unique and beautiful attire. The whole event was organise by Terry Mardi Group (by the way not to mention the fact I met him at the show… he is epic!); the show was a great…