A discerning edit of India’s most lauded fashion designers will be presenting their latest bridal and couture collections at the UK’s most high fashion Indian bridal exhibition – Aashni + Co Wedding Show in association with Zouch & Lamare – taking place amid the fitting grandiose of Ballroom Suite, The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K 1QA on Sunday 25th January 2015.
Marking a first of its kind entry on the UK’s fashion calendar, Aashni + Co Wedding Show will present on one platform high end, bridal and occasion wear by India’s most celebrated designer brands – from established, A-list fashion houses to the crème of new gen talent, namely: Anamika Khanna, Anushree Reddy, Arpita Mehta, Ashima-Leena, Elisha W, Jaipur Gems, Kotwara by Meera and Muzaffar Ali, Manish Malhotra, Monisha Thahryamal, Nikasha, Pallavi Jaikishan, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rimple and Harpreet Narula, Sabyasachi, Shehlaa, Sonali Gupta, Tarun Tahiliani and Varun Bahl. Furthermore for the very first time, the UK will experience the opportunity of meeting some of the leading Indian designers themselves under one roof, with visitors having the chance to interact with the attending fashion talents, celebrities in their own right across India’s fashion landscape and beyond.
January being renowned as the seasonal buying and browsing period for Summer brides and grooms, Aashni + Co Wedding Show will curate the latest bridal, occasion wear and couture collections from the top tier of the Indian design spectrum, with accessibility being key to the show. Not just judicious brides and grooms to be, the event will appeal to stylistas, tastemakers and the aspirational alike. In addition to bridal couture, the event will present a handpicked showcase of high end and luxe wedding services from florists and cake designers to wedding planners and live bands.
Aashni + Co Wedding Show is presented by one of the UK’s leading Indian fashion influencers, Aashni Shah, Founder and Creative Director of Aashni + Co, a high fashion, Indian concept store located in Notting Hill, London. Aashni says, “I’m delighted to be presenting to the UK some of India’s most coveted designers, curating them through a luxe exhibition concept and retail platform of this scale.
It was imperative to feature the right mix of designers and fashion houses, from older, established A-listers and luxury designers to the most hyped and desirable new generation talent. It was important to keep the aesthetic and experience for visitors fresh and on trend, with a wide range for visitors to choose from. And of, course bringing the best of Indian bridal and couture fashion and the creators themselves to London. It is time people stopped travelling all the way to India to find their wedding outfit – we wanted to bring the best of India’s bridal to our doorstep.”