The WeddingSutra Influencer Awards was a night dedicated to excellence in the wedding industry, recognizing trendsetters, innovators and inspirations.
At a gathering of folks who epitomize both, substance and style, the glamour quotient was off the charts. We’re calling out some of the best looks of the evening that helped us put on a scintillating show.
Iridescent Isabelle Kaif glowed in a knotted off-shoulder blouse and a pearl belted organza lehenga in lilac complete with press pleating and vertical ruffle details by Shehla Khan.
A fierce yet glamorous gold and gleam ensemble by Adaa Mallikk was Tanishaa Mukerji’s pick which she complemented with long golden earrings and a slick up-do.
Ace Designer Manish Malhotra put together for himself striking blue suit with contrasting geometric details which he paired with shoes by Versace.
Mala Samtani took our breath away in a black Marchesa Notte teamed with a Judith Leiber purse, Miu Miu shoes and jewelry by Farah Khan Ali.
Kaykashan Patel’s black Monisha Jaising gown with its clean design and figure-hugging silhouette created interest via its golden zipper details.
It was retro glam all the way for Farah Khan Ali who paired an easy-breezy floral printed dress from Shirrin Design Company with a thick, embellished hairband.
In a Nicobar French Chantilly lace saree with gold patterns and crystal detailing, Simone Arora chose gold accessories and a dazzling clutch for a stunning effect.
An exemplar of absolute grace and radiance, Mehr Jesia seemed to carry the spotlight with her in an era-defying golden gown by Surily Goel.
A smart blue suit with chequered details from Arrow worn over a white shirt by True Blue had actor and director Parvin Dabas looking absolutely debonair.
Senior Vice President – Global Sales & Marketing at The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), Renu Basu was perfectly poised in a pure silk khadi georgette saree from Kaysons.
Gaurav Mahajan, President of Raymond was the perfect brand ambassador in a blue custom tuxedo from Raymond Made to Measure. He looked absolutely dapper.
Anjali Gaekwar took the ‘basic black’ and added ‘bold’ with a striking gold striped chanderi overlay by Nicobar.
Co-Founder of Outhouse Jewellery Kaabia Grewal rocked the modern fashion zeitgeist with a high necked cutwork crop top and white pants from Zimmermann, accessorized with baubles and a clutch from her own brand.
Designer Arpita Mehta served up the duo-toned diva look in a classic black and white combination with her one-shoulder Zara top and flared Cinq a Sept pants.
An asymmetrical draped jacket is an experimental look gone right and Shubhika Davda of Papa Don’t Preach carried off her creation with élan.
Narresh Kukreja of Shivan and Narresh showed them how it’s done in burgundy Lanvin trousers worn with a crisp white shirt and a black jacket from his own brand.
A hot pink full-length dress with on-trend ruffles was Nisha Jamwval’s attire for the evening. Accessorized with a Gucci belt featuring a blingy buckle, it was all things fashion and feist.
Madhulika Mathur, Co-Founder and Director of WeddingSutra was grace and glamor personified in an ivory Tarun Tahiliani gown. She wore it with Manolo Blahnik shoes and a pair of dainty earrings.
Black was the color that ruled Deepti Gujral’s look. She paired a pencil dress with a pair of peep-toes and a clutch in the same hue while letting jewelry from Isharya bring in some bling.
Candice Pinto was ravishing in a black gown by Adriana Papel with a peplum silhouette and floral motifs on the bodice.
Fashion designer Shehla Khan went with a stylish, minimalist fuchsia gown from her own label, with sparkling cuffs and a layered necklace added to the mix.
Mitali Sagar of House of Misu was whimsy and tradition woven together in her blush sharara and a short jacket-style blouse by Ridhi Mehra which went perfectly with her choker.
Summiyya Patni of House of Misu opted for an ensemble by Ridhi Mehra with more contemporary appeal and added some ethnic charm with her oversized jhumkis.
One of the evening’s most beautiful outfits was this floor-length banarasi lehenga in royal purple and regal gold, set off by a muted gold off-shoulder blouse with large frilled sleeves by Jayanti Reddy, worn by Reha Sukheja.
Model Arshia Ahuja’s sleek teal green gown with a slit, featuring blossoms and ripe pomegranates rendered in appliqué from Nachiket Barve’s millennial Maharani collection had echoes of a far eastern exoticism.
Sherina Dalamal painted a pretty picture in a bright pink satin gown that was an expression of her own creativity, set off with minimalist diamond jewelry.
Chef and restaurateur Sarah Todd was all summer and shine in a white, mirror-work and sequins lehenga by Abhinav Mishra matched with a kundan necklace and long earrings.
Celebrity pilates expert, Namrata Purohit was effortlessly graceful in this gorgeous lehenga by Abhinav Mishra. The ensemble was enveloped in floral patterns and worn with a kundan choker.
Flounce and flair was the theme for Esha Amiin’s look with a ruffled crop top and a pair of champagne silk organza palazzo pants, which were both by Riddhi Mehra.
Maia Sethna’s beige lehenga from Cherie D By Sherina Dalamal was an absolute head turner with its ruffles, embossing and color. Worn with a pair of stunning cascading earrings she was a modern muse.
More ruffles! The pastel blue billowing skirt and embroidered blouse from Cherie D By Sherina Dalamal donned by Natasha Luthra was the perfect recipe for a princess look.
Miheeka Bajaj enjoyed a colorful moment in a cheery yellow kurta by Jayanti Reddy paired with dhoti pants, a scalloped dupatta, and baubles by Bunty Bajaj.
The members of ONEmpire Band grabbed the spotlight with their coordinated outfits. The five of them dressed in blue tuxedos along with black trousers from Bubber Couture.
Parthip Thyagarajan, Co-founder and CEO of WeddingSutra looked sharp in a perfectly tailored navy blue suit by Raymond, a pair of brown lace-up shoes and a pink pocket square by Satya Paul.
Bina Aziz made a shimmering statement in a pink sequins gown by Azeem Khan which she matched with a pair of sleek, long earrings from Ghanasingh Be True.
Makeup: Ojas Rajani (for Mala Samtani), Jean Claude Biguine (for Maia Sethna, Natasha Luthra and Sarah Todd), Priya Todarwal (for Mehr Jesia)
Hairstyling: Ojas Rajani (for Mala Samtani), Jean Claude Biguine (for Maia Sethna, Natasha Luthra, Sarah Todd and Madhulika Mathur)
Fashion Photography: CCP Weddings, Chirakatha, Clicks Unlimited Photography, Dev Photography, Movie’ing Moments, Mrinal Khatnani Photo & Films, Say Cheeze Photography, Vivan Bhatena Photography, WhatKnot
Event Photography: WhatKnot