Aashni + Co, the UK’s leading, Indian high fashion, multi-brand store, will be hosting India’s most celebrated fashion talent at Designer’s Day with Manish Malhotra on Friday 25th September, 11am – 6pm at Aashni + Co, 47 Ledbury Road, Notting Hill, London W11 2AA.
Marking an exclusive in the UK, lauded fashion designer and personality Manish Malhotra himself will be introducing his latest Bridal and Festive collections and meeting the public in-store, providing visitors with style council and advice on how to achieve their aspired looks. Making the day a one-stop shop for discerning brides-to-be, two of the UK’s leading South Asian hair and makeup artists, Aamir Naveed and Ambreen, will also be providing special consultations and exclusive booking offers on packages for soon-to-be brides.
Revolutionising the conventionalism of hairstyling, Aamir Naveed seeks to create a unique work of art, not just a mere ‘style’, every time he gets to work. He has worked closely with Ather Shahzad, internationally renowned, Pakistani photographer and stylist, as well as being the lead hairstylist for the international designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. His specialisms include editorial, events and bridal hairstyling. Aamir creates a unique style for every bride on her big day, following detailed trials, consultations and discussions, taking into consideration everything from face shape and individual taste to outfits, jewellery and wedding theme. Aamir has now gone on to share his expertise in hair-styling by launching the addition to his brand, The Aamir Naveed Hair School.
Darling of the Asian beauty industry, Ambreen’s fresh, ever-evolving makeup styles have graced as many fashion spreads, celebrity photoshoots and catwalk ramps as she has beautified brides globally. Leading the way, her training masterclasses have become a must for aspiring makeup artists across the country. From international stars such as Kanika Kapoor and Fawad Khan to supermodels such as Mehreen Syed, she continues to create a stir with her flawless skills. She is also a firm favourite among international designers such as Oscar de la Renta, Satya Paul, Rohit Bal and Maheen Khan. Behind Ambreen is a full force of trained artists whom she has mastered to perfection – the Ambreen Makeup Team.
Celebrated designer Manish Malhotra’s creativity and genius span the broad spheres of Bollywood design, Styling, Diffusion and the Everlasting Bridal and Couture. Manish is a pioneer in the field of fashion in India today and renowned globally. His diffusion label MANISH MALHOTRA has become a success since its launch in 2004 and has proved once again why he is the country’s favourite when it comes to dressing India’s most beautiful and glamorous. Manish, known for his bridal wear and immaculate colour sense, has designed for some of the most striking personalities in the Indian film industry, high profile politicians, industrialists, top global corporates and affluent families across the globe. He has also been felicitated by National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi and the Indo American Society for his contribution to fashion designing. He was also presented the Rajiv Gandhi Award by the Mumbai Pradesh Youth Congress 2002 for his contribution to fashion in India.
Aashni + Co presents the most desirable edit in Indian high fashion. A concept store in the heart of London’s Notting Hill, the store provides access to visionary designers of India for the UK market such as Anamika Khanna, Anushree Reddy, Arpita Mehta, Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi, Varun Bahl and many more.