Each custom-made garment begins as a spark of inspiration or desire before existing as a finely sewn dress.
Over 250 people attended the second anniversary of Asian Wealth Magazine (AWM), held at the Porsche Centre, in London’s Mayfair earlier this month.
The prestigious business publication played host to a number of high profile names from the British Asian community, including founder of Currencies Direct, Mayank Patel, film director Gurinder Chadda, EastEnders’ actress Nina Wadia, entrepreneur and founder of eBookers Dinesh Dhamija and cricketer Monty Panesar
Journalist and TV presenter Also Brand Ambassador Tasmin Lucia-Khan compered the event dressed in Khubsoorat Collection, with jewellery from Chopard.
Saran Kohli choreographed and showcased his latest menswear collection. The catwalk was inspired by “The great Gatsby” bringing Gatsby and Daisy come alive with saxo beats showcasing Khubsoorat Collection Summer 2014 Collection. Also on the night, in conjunction with AWM partner Porsche Design. Chopard displayed an array of spectacular timepieces and jewellery. Award-winning solo violinist and songwriter Diana Yukawa also entertained the crowd, while Chivas Regal kept the drinks flowing with their range of Chivas Signature Cocktails. Delicious food was on hand courtesy of Madhus.
The event was punctuated by a presentation from Porsche, where they showcased their fleet of cars – Porsche 911, Cayenne, Boxster, Panamera, Targa, the new Macan, and a very limited edition 911 Martini (only 80 in the world made)
"Partnering with brands such as Khubsoorat Collection and Saran Kohli is immensely valuable to a brand like ours. Although, being a luxury business publication we are limited to the amount of fashion content in the magazine, but it is the superior business acumen and entrepreneurial vision from both Khubsoorat and Kohli which not only encapsulates our very being but strikes directly to the core of what AWM stands for". Kalpesh Patel, Head of Asian Wealth Magazine
"Collaborating with Saran Kholi and Khubsoorat Collection has been an outstanding experience. Both Mani Kholi and Saran Kholi formed a creative force ensuring that the “ Clientele’s” representation is always in mind.The brands we are working with are leaders in the luxury market, the team ensured that the image, concept were fused in the delivery". Abby Ghafoor, CEO Arc Events Management.
Images courtesy of:
Arteh Odjidja (Leica) / Kunaal Gosrani / Jay Dhillon
TASMIN LUCIA-KHAN BECOMES THE BRAND AMBASSADOR FOR MANI KOHLI’S KHUBSOORAT COLLECTION
Being the face or ambassador is some serious responsibility. Apart from the cliché red carpet entries, it is a vertical approach to personal style and strong personality. Mani Kohli and Tasmin Lucia Khan share that same vision of empowerment of women in business, entrepreneurship and strong presence in todays Cat-Meow-Cat world.
“Khubsoorat is a brand I love; rich, beautifully made outfits and always so timeless. I have admired Mani’s work for years, so it was a definite yes when I was approached to be Brand Ambassador for the Khubsoorat Collection.” said Tasmin.
“Style is important to me and I always feel stylish, strong and very beautiful in Khubsoorat couture. Made by a great Indian artisans, Mani Kohli’s Khubsoorat Collection has made me fall in love again with the colours, vibrancy and mystique of Asia.” added the TV presenter, who is currently presenting for American commercial broadcast television NBC.
The appointment as the face of Khubsoorat Collection marks a promising milestone, as some of the only other celebrities to be signed, as an ambassador for the fashion brand has been was R&B singer Jay Sean and his wife Thara Natalie.
Mani Kohli, entrepreneur and designer of Khubsoorat says the actress is the ideal choice for the brand: “Tasmin portrays strength, resilience, beauty and intelligence which are true requisites for women empowerment and my beliefs in Khubsoorat representation."
“We could not have found a better global ambassador. Choosing Tasmin reinforces our celebration of multi-talented, dynamic and accomplished women,” added the designer.
Established since 1985, Khubsoorat Collection has played a role in globalising Indian heritage and culture through timeless style and design. With a new boutique studio launching soon Mani Kohli has built a brand that offers exclusivity to each of its patrons with their one–off designs.Read More>