EBH presented its 15th annual THINK PINK Ball in aid of Cancer Research UK on Saturday 9th November 2019 at Rosewood London, bringing together business figures, entrepreneurs and professionals, united to support the worthy cause.
Set against the elegant backdrop of Rosewood London, every element of the event was themed pink. The THINK PINK Ball commenced with Pink Champagne and Canapés Reception followed by an evening of sumptuous dining, world-class entertainment and live comedy.
The fashion show presented the latest collection by designerManish Malhotra. Couturier, costume stylist, entrepreneur and revivalist, Malhotra’s prolific career spanning 29 years has seen him redefine fashion for an entire generation in India. An avid Bollywood film enthusiast and friend to the industry’s glitterati, he has brought his inimitable aesthetic to costume design and styling for the country’s leading actors and style icons. Founder of the eponymous label, Manish Malhotra is known in the Bollywood industry for his path breaking makeover of the leading actors on the silver screen and influencing an individual style narrative in their personal and public lives.
A Fashion Against Cancer auction segment featured pieces donated by leading luminaries from the international fashion landscape such as Manish Malhotra, Umar Sayeed, Rana Noman, Saira Shakira presented by Rania Zara, Sania Maskatiya, Sana Safinaz, Satya Paul, Masaba Gupta, Tarun Tahiliani presented by BIBI London, Mahgul, Nida Asad Tapal and shoes by Lucy Choi. The evening culminated in a live DJ and dance and an open bar and pink tea chai stall courtesy of Chaiwalla.
Speaking onstage, event organiser and Founder, EBH, Hajira Ahmed said, “Fun, tears, hope and joy and lots of PINK along the way. We have had ten very PINK months of planning the THINK PINK Ball. As we all know cancer has no race, no religion and no boundaries. Cancer affects us all. My greatest inspiration for organising THINK PINK events has always been and will be both my beloved parents. Today we honour those we have lost to cancer and celebrate those who are fighting cancer.”
Event Managed & Produced by: Hajira Ahmad @EBH
Fashion Show Credits:
Designer: Manish Malhotra
Shoes Sponsor: Lucy Choi
Make-up & Hair by: Lubna Rafiq and Uzma Rafiq
Photography: Shahid Malik
Backstage & Photoshoot: Surjit @pardesiphoto
Videography: Shakeel Bin Afzal