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UK’s leading, South Asian High Fashion Bridal and Beauty Showcase, Aashni + Co Wedding Show, returns to The Dorchester

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Anita Dongre

Following its continued success year on year, and now an annual fixture on the fashion calendar, the UK’s leading, South Asian high fashion, bridal and beauty extravaganza, Aashni + Co Wedding Show will return bigger and better than ever before at its usual residence at The Dorchester, Mayfair on Sunday 13thJanuary 2019.

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Continuing to surpass itself and the expectations of discerning fashionista’s and brides-to-be annually, Aashni + Co Wedding Show 2019 will once again transform one of the world’s most iconic, luxury venue destinations into a wonderland of bridal and beauty luxe.  Some of India and Pakistan’s most celebrated designers will once again descend on the Capital to present their latest bridal and couture collections on one high-end platform, from established, A-list fashion houses to the most sought after new-gen talents. Showcasing alongside them will be the leading names in fine jewellery, accessories and wedding/occasion services, with visitors having the opportunity of meeting their favourite and wish list designers and suppliers in person, accessibility being key to the show.

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Previous participating designers have included a who’s who curation of the leading fashion and bridal brands from India and Pakistan, uniting heritage fashion houses with the crème of new gen such as Sabyasachi, Manish Malhotra, Anamika Khanna, Tarun Tahiliani, Gaurav Gupta, Rimple & Harpreet Narula, Gaurang, Shyamal & Bhumika, Varun Bahl, Anushree Reddy, SVA, Ridhima Bhasin, Ridhi Mehra, House of Masaba, Faraz Manan, Elan, Shehla Chatoor and many more.

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2018 being the year of the Bollywood celebrity wedding, with A-list actresses Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra tying the knot in true Bollywood grandeur and style, inspired brides-to-be will have the opportunity of shopping for the collections and bridal trousseau’s of some of the leading fashion designers from the Bollywood fraternity at Aashni + Co Wedding Show.

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Style council will also be provided during the day through a series of masterclasses with some of the most internationally respected names in styling, makeup artistry, wedding planning and the fashion and beauty blogosphere. The full list of participating exhibitors and influencer panellists will be announced shortly.

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Anita Dongre

January being the seasonal buying and browsing period for Summer brides and grooms, Aashni + Co Wedding Show 2018 will curate the latest bridal, occasion wear and couture collections from the top tier of the South Asian design spectrum, alongside the leading brand names in jewellery, accessories and wedding services. The luxe backdrop of The Dorchester will be further transformed through floral styling and production design by Zita Elze, an award-winning artist, designer, teacher, creator of the Living Embroidery Bridal collection and design consultant.

Aashni + Co Wedding Show
The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K 1QA
Sunday 13th January 2019, 11.00am – 6.30pm
Ticket purchase via website: www.wslondon.com

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Grosvenor House Hotel, London became the venue for the hottest summer sizzlers with an exclusive Summer Preview of some of the finest South Asian fashion, accessories and lifestyle collections.  Hosted by Shivani Ahluwalia and Hajira Ahmad the event featured seasonal collections by leading names in South Asian couture and luxury prêt, including the traditional heritage classics by Umar Sayeed, Delphi, AnA by Anu Singh and Archana Bhushan.

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JMD ‘Design to Empower’ showcased the art and craft of female artisans in India, who have learnt and practiced traditional hand embroidery techniques for generations.  JR Jewelry, combined silver pieces with precious and semi-precious stones.  Rĕsa Fine Jewellery, spearheaded by Megha Malik, featured distinctive and statement pieces embodying exquisite design and fine craftsmanship.  JADAU by Kanwal Toor, brought out some very intricate, handmade jewelry embedded with precious and semi-precious stones, marking an evolution of elegance passed down through India’s rich history of art and design.

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Crystal bags by Sago a luxury brand, brought in a range of exquisite colourful bags, encrusted with Swarovski crystals, while Jawaad Ashraf  the renowned hair and make up artist provided a live tutorial, creating a flawless and glamorous look perfect for every bride icon!

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If that wasn’t enough, guests were also treated to an exclusive fashion catwalk of some of the latest designs by the leading South Asian designers in fashion and jewelry.  Bride Icon have featured some of our highlights of the day and we are certain you will love what you see!

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