July,2017 Delhi: After anexhilarating countdown to the most
anticipated 'Wedding of the Year', Marriott International presented their
collaboration with India's leading designer duo - Abu Jani & Sandeep
Khosla for "Shaadi by Marriott". The stalwarts came together
to curate an extraordinary wedding experience with the stunning Sonam
Kapoor as showstopper, adding to the glitz and glamour of the evening!
The event played host to the country's glitterati, celebrities and socialites,
gracing the red carpet were Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Nanda, Amrita Singh,
Sarah Khan and Disha Patani.
The show unfurled a never done before representation of Shaadi by Marriott
through a 5-part fashion sequence, that showcased Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla's
bridal couture collection for this season. With an utterly novel take
on the Indian bride, each wedding ritual from the engagement to the haldi,
and finally the shaadi, was brought alive for Shaadi by Marriott through
their designs. Showstopper Sonam Kapoor's stunning 'Burano' bridal lehenga,
is inspired by the spectacular majesty of Venice. Featuring impossibly
intricateembroidery, encrusted with Crystals from Swarovski, Sonam and
the masterpiece ensemble made for a magical finale tothe most breathtaking
and magnificent Shaadi of the year and Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla's most
spectacular collection to date. True to 'Shaadi by Marriott' and Abu Jani
Sandeep Khosla's synergistic ethos, this Bridal Lehenga embodied their
shared spirit of exquisitely crafted luxury and attention to detail.
Commenting on the occasion Neeraj Govil, Area Vice President - South Asia,
Marriott International said, "It has been a pleasure to collaborate
with Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla who share the same passions and values as
Marriott International. With this association we intend to elevate our
Wedding brand 'Shaadi by Marriott' to a whole new level.Through such unique
partnerships & initiatives we look to offer our guests handcrafted
experiences like never before."
Say Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla- "As India's leading hospitality
player, feted for hosting the most outstanding weddings, it was a natural
decision to partner with Marriott International. We are delighted with
how spectacularly it all turned out. This collection is our most ambitious
and extravagant to date. Impossibly Romantic and utterly refined, it was
created to break our own artistic bar. Our shared mission was to create
the ultimate wedding experience and set a new standard of excellence,
customization and celebration. We hope that together we have brought the
Fantasy Wedding alive"
Set against magnificent décor inspired by old-world charm, the
entire wedding theme was showcased in the richness &timeless colours
of white, cream and gold. JW Marriott Aerocity was transformed into the
most elegant and scintillating shaadi venue bringing alive the biggest
wedding of the yearpower-packed with music and drama as models walked
the ramp alongside contemporary dance performers. Guests were treated
to a wide range of delicious cuisines inspired by the specially curated
shaadi that "Shaadi by Marriott" prides itself on.
The fashion showcase also witnessed the glittering debut of the Saboo
for Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla Fine Jewellery Collection. Designed and curated
by the designer duo and crafted by the renowned jeweller, Saboo.
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Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla:
The Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla label holds an unparalleled position in the
world of Indian Haute Couture. Each ensemble is a unique meld. The richness
of India's heritage, suffused with cutting edge design makes every garment
a modern masterpiece.
Abu and Sandeep have established themselves as pioneers in resurrecting
the best of the past and fashioning it for the future.
The duo is best distinguished for reinventing the traditional Mughal arts
of chikan and zardozi. Their zealous commitment to the restoration and
reinvention of Indian craft makes them true Ambassadors of Indian Style.
They began with a small boutique and are now the most coveted Couture
label out of India. They transcend the confines of fashion and are equally
at home in the fields of art, architecture and interiors.
Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla have stores in Mumbai and New Delhi and a client
base that spans Europe, Middle East, North America and South-East Asia.