Autumn/Winter Indian Wedding Fashion Lookbook

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…

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How To Add Indian-Style To Your Western Wear!

We always want to make the most out of wardrobe and can achieve this by mix and matching clothes or by adding the right statement jewellery, which can completely notch up an outfit look to the next level. For those who want to fuse a bit of Indian/Desi style to your western wardrobe… keep reading….

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…

BollyGoods Edition 2 in London

The art and aesthetic behind Indian cinema will be curated on one, high end exhibition platform at BollyGoods Edition 2, London on Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May 2016, from 1.30pm – 8pm at Ballroom Suite, The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K 1QA. Hosted by members of the extended Bollywood fraternity, BollyGoods is a…

#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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…