A Peek into Engage with WeddingSutra Favorites – Second Edition
Engage with WeddingSutra Favorites is a unique platform that enables specialized wedding vendors in areas such as bridal fashion, gifting, invitations and catering to interact with top wedding planners and key industry influencers and showcase their offerings and services.
About Engage with WeddingSutra Favorites
Who are the WeddingSutra Favorites? While we love it when a couple enjoys their dream wedding, we deeply respect everyone who works hard behind the scenes to design, plan and execute it. From wedding planners to makeup artists, WeddingSutra Favorites are industry experts who contribute in different ways to make a wedding special and redefine creative limits with each opportunity!
While they work the magic tirelessly on your big day, we decided to enchant and inspire them with today’s event – Engage with WeddingSutra Favorites – our special platform for brands with top-notch wedding-related offerings to interact with our esteemed guests, our favorites.
Engage with WeddingSutra Favorites – Second Edition
Held at the plush Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai on August 8, 2018, the event saw the who’s who of the wedding industry all geared up to witness the exclusive range of offerings showcased by our vendors. Here is a peek into the event, as well as the brands that made our Wednesday afternoon brighter!
Starting with the brand that’s all about fantastic plastic innovations, Evolis offers complete solutions for identifying and personalizing badges and plastic cards. From food labels to pocket card invites, their collection blended aesthetics and functionality perfectly.
Pooja Jindam of Evolis
2. VS Calligraphy and Designs
The next brand added even more color and creativity to our event today. VS Calligraphy and Designs presented their bespoke wedding invitations and stationery for the modern to-be-weds. Shreya, the mastermind behind the intricate and flawless hand painted designs, cast a spell on all of us with her beautiful showcase.
Shreya Farias of VS Calligraphy and Designs
3. HNL Desk
As you take center stage at your fairy-tale wedding, they are the ones who make sure you and your family are not stressed about anything. THE HNL DESK (Hospitality & Logistics Desk) is the brainchild of Elisha D’Costa and Ketan Patil. With their impressive presentation and strong portfolio, they deftly showcased the ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ attitude that resides in the heart of all at HNL.
Elisha D’costa of HNL Desk
4. India Grooming Club
The difference between a man and a gentleman is the way he grooms himself! With a vision to spruce up a whole generation of gentlemen, the India Grooming Club is a brand that provides an elite range of personal grooming products for men. We sure did get the whiff of class and care as they showcased their unique and alluring fragrances.
Kaushik Shah of India Grooming Club
5. PureLuxe by KFT
The next brand that left us all wishing for a vacation was PureLuxe, India’s first and only member’s Luxury Travel and Lifestyle Services Company. Their program gives members access to exclusive benefits at Luxury Hotel Chains worldwide. With their “Do-Anything” concierge services and an experienced travel design team, they strive to make every trip memorable. Their presentation with its scenic locations was inspiring, and we can’t wait to book ourselves a real vacation with them soon!
Keshav Arya of PureLuxe by KFT
6. Du Rhone Chocolates
The reason behind our toothy grins this afternoon was Du Rhône Chocolatiers’ authentic Swiss chocolates. With expertise spanning over100 years, the brand recently opened their first store in Mumbai, bringing their deletable Geneva legacy to India.
Fatima Mahimwala of Du Rhone Chocolates
After the delicious chocolatey bites, the next brand showcased a visual treat with their range of handcrafted creations. CuroCarte, launched by singing sensation Ananya Birla, is a home decor brand that offers a wide range of contemporary lifestyle decor and authentic crafted items from around the world.
Kanupriya Verma of CuroCarte
8. CRISTA Spices
Presenting a new and practical take on usable wedding gifting options, CRISTA Spices is a brand that offers fresh, pure and exotic spices. With their lovely packaging and aromatic products, they added a distinct and different flavor to today’s event.
Krishne Tanna of CRISTA Spices
9. Yoku Moku
The next brand that had us all smiling sweetly was Yoku Moku, a Japanese cookie brand founded in 1970 by Noriichi Fujinawa. They create delicious wonders in an uncompromising Japanese fashion and offer nothing short of the most sophisticated and elegant cookies. Trust me; we were left fighting till the last crumb!
Fatima Mahimwala of Yoku Moku
10. Arundhati De Sheth
Hailing from a family of influencers, Arundhati De Sheth is a personal jewellery advisor who helps modern brides-to-be select finely curated pieces for their weddings and special occasions. Her splendid presentation and knowledge truly highlighted the magic of jewellery and gave us all major bling goals.
Arundhati De Sheth
While the brands showcased their offerings, here is a well-deserved shout out to those who contributed to the success of the event!
The Photo Lab
Capturing timeless moments for a lifetime is The Photo Lab – a brainchild of the talented duo Devansh and Saurik. While Devansh has mastered the art of zooming in expertly on a couple’s candid moments, Saurik’s expertise in commercial and fashion photography lends polished perfection to his frames and memorable portraits. Thanks to The Photo Lab’s spirited team, we’ve got some amazing memories to treasure from the fun moments we all had today.
Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai
Our delightful host for the event was one of our favorite celebration venues in the city, the Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai. This beautiful venue and attentive service have raised the bar considerably, and we are truly impressed with the warm hospitality offered by Vikram Reddy – General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai and his team wherein all of us enjoyed here today.
The Guests at Engage with WeddingSutra Favorites
Our esteemed guests at the well-attended event represented diverse areas of the luxury weddings industry and included Pooja Anita Dadlani (Misaki Design), Swati Sabharwal (BigBash Entertainment), Abhimanyu (V Plan Unlimited), Pramod Lunawat (Marriageuana), Anway Bhoite (Purple Chariot), Reshme Saigal (Reshme Saigal Weddings), Jaya Kewalramani (Catalyst Event Management & Design Solutions), Jayesh Shah (Glow Show Entertainment), Jatin Oberoi (Reet Entertainment), Pooja Ghai (Tranquiil World), Apeksheet Pednekar & Barkha Athania (The Wedding Co.), Sneha Tejwani & Anisha Bathija (Ocassionz Unlimited), Chandni Shah (Obelus Events), Reena Popat (Bespoke Weddings Abroad), Ekta Saigal Lulla (Weddings by ESL) and Nemish Sanghvi (WE Hospitality), Rupali Sidhpura & Rashmi Verma (Cineyug Celebrations)
Photos Courtesy: The Photo Lab