Bridal Asia, brainchild of entrepreneur Divya Gurwara, is hosting its first ever show in Mumbai from 10th to 12th April 2015 at the NSCI Stadium, Worli. This time around, the emphasis is on the summer bride with decidedly fuss-free lehengas and bridal wear. Also new to the high-end bridal expo are various designers from around the country (young, established and from across the border too).
Pooja Shroff is one of the most promising upcoming fashion designers in the fashion fraternity. Her brand was launched in 2010, and her designs are sensitive to creativity and linked to high level of artistic talent. The label represents Indian bridal wear, ethnic wear and an exclusive range of custom made gowns and accessories.
Collection by Pooja Shroff
Collection by RoseRoom Couture by Isha & Namrata Rajpal
Swati Ubroi’s designs are for the well-travelled woman who looks at Indian traditional craft for her festive and bridal requirements.The designer’s collection for this season carries with it peshwas, farshi kalidars, saris and lehengas teamed with glamorous versions of Nehru jackets and kediyu. Her creations are embellished with gota patti, gota appliqué, tara kaam and chord work to revive the oldest local crafts and techniques, with the right colours and cuts.
Collection by Swati Ubroi
Collection by Azara by Alpana Neeraj
The eponymous label ‘Sonali Gupta’ was launched by the designer in 2012 after the success of her private exhibition of exquisitely designed creations. With myriad exposure to style & fashion, coupled with varied experiences associated with running a successful garment export business, the Sonali Gupta label intends to provide an expression to the globalised yet rooted India design sensibility. The signature features of her latest collection is Indian hand embroidery, intricate patterns of weaves expressed in subtle palates. Moving from eternal ivory, black & gold to exuberant expressions of colors, the collections showcases the contemporized Indian design thought.
Collection by Sonali Gupta