The Asian Summer Trunk Show 2016

Every fashionista's shopping dream is about to come true

Posted: 09.05.16

Calling all fashionistas! Prepare for the shopping spree of your life. The Asian Summer Trunk Show 2016 is coming to London on June 9th, showcasing a selection of upcoming fashion and jewellery designers from India and Pakistan who are new to UK audiences. Brought to you by Nikaza Studio and Prints & Motifs, you'll be able to browse fabulous fashion including bridal, occasion and every day wear that's creative, original and affordable - made-to-measure options will also be available. Taking place at The Danubius Hotel in London, on June 9th from 11am-7pm. Entry is FREE - so you've no excuse not to attend. Unlike an ordinary shopping trip, you'll find everything you need under one roof - it makes shopping headache free and is set to be a fun day out so bring friends and family too. 

Established by Jasmine Kotecha in 2014, Nikaza Studio combines a distinctive blend of western chic and ethnic glamour offering timeless style and effortless flair. Available by appointment only, the West London studio offers customers the opportunity to view and try on stunning designs that are not available widely on the high street. For the Trunk Show Jasmine has partnered with fashion curator Deepa Sasan Bagai, founder of Prints & Motifs, which specialises in hand-picked collections of traditional and contemporary women's outfits from India and Pakistan. Set up in 2015, Prints & Motifs is a platform for upcoming South Asian designers who cater not only for the discerning Indian diaspora but also those seeking an ethnic flair for their western outfits.

Jasmine and Deepa have come together to present UK audiences with a fresh and exciting range of stunning new Summer, Occasion and Bridal collections from some of the hottest young designers.

Amongst those already confirmed to showcase their stunning collections in the Summer Truck show are:

Parul Goel (New Delhi) – Be Your Own Kind Of Beautiful
"Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful” Is the motto for designer Parul Goel who started the label five years ago. With an array of styles and designs, and a client base spread across four countries, Parul’s forte is hand and machine embroidery on a variety of different fabrics such as georgette and net as well as beautiful prints in pastels and bright colours.

Shibori (Pakistan) – Delicate, Elegant Designs
by Amna Usman

The Shibori label represents Elegance, Style and Panache. The brand creates accessible clothes that not only look good, but feel fantastic to wear. Modern or traditional, heavily worked or elegantly embellished outfits, the fashion house run by creative director Amna Usman produces timelessly beautiful garments, season after season – perfect for women of all ages.

101 Creations (London) – Bespoke Jewellery by Heena Gandhi
101 Creations is a London-based jewellery hub, launched by Heena Gandhi in 2014. It specialises in bespoke pieces but also offers a ready-to-wear collection. Her aim is to source timeless pieces of jewellery with an on-trend ‘wow’ factor. Beautiful organic shapes and raw finishes set her apart from her competitors. In a nutshell classic with contemporary designs describes 101 creations.

Ra Abta (New Delhi) – Rich & Royal Adornments by Rahul Luthra
Rahul Luthra defines his brand Ra-Abta as an incarnation of art to be desired and valued. Each piece of jewellery is exquisitely handcrafted and each gemstone is handpicked to guarantee quality. Femininity forms the essence of the label with styles that signify youth, glamour and sophistication. The latest collection Jardin (Garden) is inspired from ‘Flora and Fauna’ motifs. Each piece in this collection consists of individually handcrafted rings, chains with floral pendants, heavy neckpieces, and bracelets. Interested in artistry and design since childhood, Rahul studied Gemology & Jewellery Design and is now an accredited jewellery professional from the Gemological Institute of America.

Nino’s Creations (Pakistan) – Bespoke Handmade Jewellery from Multan
Nino's Creations creates bespoke handmade jewellery. Hailing from one the oldest cities in the world, Multan, the collection boasts centuries of rich heritage and colourful culture and this is encapsulated perfectly in each of the pieces in the collection. The jewellery is a perfect blend of colours and designs. Entrepreneur Nareen Awan’s team of artisans have the skill and expertise to make stunning jewellery. Nareen's endless hard work and creativity has made Nino's Creations one of the leading handmade jewellery brands in the region with a global customer base.

The Asian Summer Trunk Show 2016
Date: Thursday 9th June 2016
Time: 11.00am – 7.00pm
Venue: The Danubius Hotel,
18 Lodge Road,
St. John’s Wood, London NW8 7JT
Entry: Free

Pre-register your attendance to receive a 10% discount off your purchases on the day and a chance to win a stunning piece of jewellery from one of this year’s featured designers. Visit: or email at

See you there!

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