The Big Fat Indian Wedding is the ultimate Mother of all events in a family’s life that is unmatched in opulence and grandeur, where even the otherwise frugal and low-key folks get into frenzy. A kind of frenzy that feeds a billion dollar wedding industry, with designers, stores, hotels, caterers, florists, stylists, and a zillion others.
Catering to just this segment is the Vogue Wedding Show (VWS) 2016 that is scheduled to roll out from 5th to 7th August, 2016 at the Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi. The 3-day opulent wedding exhibition showcasing the latest and most exclusive wedding services and over 50 coveted brands from the bridal world, is a ‘by invitation only event’, where some of the biggest names from the Indian wedding circuit will come together.
At this event, invitees can enjoy personal consultations with India’s top bridal couture designers like Anita Dongre, Jade, Manish Malhotra, Payal Singhal, Sabyasachi, Shantanu & Nikhil and VarunBahl, and offers invitees the exclusive opportunity to meet with wedding specialists, renowned jewellers and other category leaders. The invitees of Vogue Wedding Show 2016 get the chance to attend exclusive master classes and interact with industry experts. These include a workshop on styling, where Vogue India Fashion Director- Anaita Shroff Adajania will share contemporary style tips and advice for brides and grooms, wedding planner Vandana Mohan will be sharing some vital insights on how to plan a picture-perfect dream wedding. Skin-care specialist Dr. Harshna Bijlani will talk about tips and techniques to get that glowing, flawless skin in her session. Make-up specialist Namrata Soni will break down facts and myths, and will instruct attendees on how to wear make-up that’s ideal for all kinds of bridal events. Celebrity hairstylist Avan Contractor will take guests through a step-by-step process underlining the rudiments of personal and professional hair care, complete with an on-stage demonstration. Celebrity nutritionist Kinita Kadakia Patel will tell brides-to-be how to look and feel their best through wellness and nutrition. Besides these, there are various other masterclasses on bespoke services.
Jewellers at the event are Amrapali, Birdhichand Ghanshyamdas, Hazoorilal by SandeepNarang, Mehta & Sons, Sunita Shekhawat, Hazoorilal Legacy, Bespoke Vintage Jewels, Diacolor, Khanna Jewellers, Kishandas & Co. for Sabyasachi, Raj Mahtani, Mokshamong many others.Also, a dedicated space will house a ‘Saree Pavilion’ comprising sarees from different regions of the country.For gifting ideas and wedding related facilities that are luxurious and original, finest brands like Isharya, Ravish Kapoor, Ahujasons, Tea Culture of the World, Bulgari Perfumes, Taj, Wedding Design Council and many more can be found at the show. To take care of every fine detail of any wedding, leading décor experts and wedding planners, will also be present.
This is the fourth installment of VWS, which was introduced by Vogue India, the 100 per cent owned subsidiary of Condé Nast International. Talking about the association with Vogue Wedding Show 2016, Chinmai Sharma- Chief Revenue Officer, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palace says, “We have a legacy of hosting some of the most magical weddings. Whether it is set against a backdrop of a Grand Palace or in an idyllic beach resort or at some of our landmark city hotels in India, London, New York, Boston, Maldives, Dubai, Sri Lanka, our team of experts always deliver on exotic themes combined with inventive cuisine and exemplary service making it the preferred choice for weddings for generations. The wedding segment in India is seeing an exponential growth with guests looking for unforgettable and unique experiences for their special day. Our partnership with Vogue for the 4th consecutive year is a step towards strengthening our commitment to this segment and we will continue to create lifelong memories for our guests.”