An outfit is nothing without the accessories - stock up at The Asian Summer Trunk Show
With only a day left until the The Asian Summer Trunk Show, it’s time to turn our attention to the items that give you that finishing touch and flair to set you apart. You can’t walk out of the house looking stunning but without the right jewellery, bag or shawl to complement your new outfit, it simply won't be fit for sharing on Instagram! We've already revealed the designers who'll be at Thursday's FREE fashion extravaganza at the Danubius Hotel - now it's time to see who'll be there to help you snap by this season's most stylish accessories.
From India, Pakistan and the UK, these are the names you need to look out for...
Every woman needs something to put her essentials in so why not a stunning clutch bag that is beautifully designed by Aarti Kumar, who has a keen eye for trends in accessories. Each of her designs is hand-crafted and unique using different embellishments from zardosi embroidery, stunning blends of crystals and much more. Her luxurious bags are perfect to complete any look whether it is to dress up a pair of jeans and heels or to complement a stunning gown or a classic saree. The ideal finishing touch, a clutch bag is a perfect choice as your must-have accessory.
Deevara Jewels create beautiful and bold jewellery and accessories with the modern woman in mind. Their mission statement is simple, ‘A woman who wants to look fashionable but yet still retains her own identity.’ With this in mind, Deevara Jewels are now proud to announce the launch of their new collection of Luxury Shawls at the Asian Summer Trunk Show. The team have carefully selected shawls that will complement any outfit . The shawls are 100% Pashmina with a unique range of fur trims, velvet appliqué, cutwork and Chantilly lace, the perfect accessory for summer evenings.
Celebrity hair stylist and make-up artist, Dimps Sanghani, trained under the world famous Patrick Cameron and completed a degree at a prestigious institute in London. Dimps can create a look that is ideal for celebrities and editorial work. With a diverse portfolio of eye catching work, Dimps has worked with a dedicated client base of celebrities on TV shows, editorial photoshoots, high profile live events and brides who want to shine on their Big Day. Dimps Sanghani is a familiar name to the showbiz industry, working on diverse stars from Sanjeeda Sheikh, Shabana Azmi, Sonali Kulkarni, Gulshan Grover, Meera Syal, Gurdas Maan and the popular singing couple Roop Kumar Rathod and Sunali Rathod. Dimps will be working her magic on a celebrity at the Asian Summer Trunk Show and will be happy to share her top tips with all the visitors to the show.
Hema Thakorlal, formerly known as Viraaj Collections was founded by Hema Thakorlal and has been based in London since 1993. She has always had a keen interest in Indian wear, with a family background in garment manufacturing and having trained at The London College of Fashion with western labels such as Dior, Armani and Donna Karan. Over the last decade she has created an array of classic, flirty and romantic looks, with a keen eye for high quality fabrics and detailed embroideries and well cut garments. Hema favours the use of pure fabrics, fresh luscious colours and creating elegance, which is very evident in her collection.
Jyoti Chandhok Ltd. is a London based brand that signifies a fusion of traditional charm and contemporary couture which generates alluring, one-of-a kind pieces. Jyoti Chandhok's passion and her exposure to fine embroideries/fabrics came from an early age. She was born and brought up in Lucknow - a town well renowned for its fine and varied workmanship. Her work reflects the understanding of ancient Indian designs with the innovative use of traditional crafts to create a modern interpretation of what is a classic tale of timeless elegance. Showcasing her menswear collection at the show, Jyoti Chandhok’s outfits are ideal for those looking for something more individual and personalised for their man.
Arti Kumar, Deevara Jewels, Dimps Sanghani, Hema Thakorlal and Jyoti Chandhok will be joining 101Creations, Amna Usman of Shibori, Asma Gulzar presents Aida, Fiza Osman, Nino’s Creations, Priyanka Jha, Rahul Luthra of Ra Abta, Roshni Chopra, Waseem Noor and Zainab & Noor at the Asian Summer Trunk Show on June 9th at the Danubius Hotel in Swiss Cottage. See you there!
For further information about the event and all the designers from India, Pakistan and the UK participating make sure you keep checking our Facebook page as we keep you up to date with the latest signings to the event! You can also Pre-register at https://www.facebook.com/events/256314048050807/ to you receive 10% discount on the day of the Trunk Show, plus a chance for one lucky entrant to win an exquisite piece of jewellery from one of these leading designers.