Indian Fashion Inspiration For AW17

With AW17 fast approaching we have pulled together two trendy looks that you can adopt to wear when attending those Autumn/Winter wedding occasions. Look 1 “I whip my pallu back and forth… I whip my pallu back and forth!” You won’t be able to resist doing a Bollywood style pallu swing in this super soft,…

Quirky Indian Fashion Inspiration for SS17

Need a change in your Desi wardrobe this year and want something quirky? Don’t worry we have got it covered for you! We have pulled together two looks to fire start your wardrobe. These looks are unconventional…it’s time to be rebellious 😉 This first look features a silk sari by Radio Rani, which illustrates the print of…

#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….

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…

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…

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…

Quirky Quirkbox

Quirkbox is recently the talk of b-town, and certainly has been on my eye for a while since I stumbled across their sari on the catwalk at LFW 2014. This saree below is definitely on my wish list. Quirkbox was created by designer duo Rixi Bhatia and Jayesh Sachdev and indeed lives up to its’…