I’m Engaged! 💍 #LondonKiLadkiKiShaadi

This is going to my first personal blog entry since I launched London Ki Ladki 4 years ago! I’m so ecstatic to share that my other half proposed to me at the tail end of last year! How did it happen? It was a Bollywood style proposal; a singing guitarist playing two of our favourite…

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…

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…

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…