Sonam Kapoor, Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Nanda attend 'Shaadi by Marriott' debut
Marriott International presented their collaboration with India’s leading designer duo- Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla for their brand “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!
The event witnessed the presence of the country's who’s, who came together to join the celebrations and make the evening an unforgettable one. CEO of the brand Saudamini Mattu along Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla and Neeraj Govil and Khushnooma Kapadia of Marriott Int, played hosts to friends and clients including Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Nanda, Nitasha Nanda, Ridhima Kapoor, Pinky Reddy, Amrita Singh and Sara Ali Khan, Pernia Qureshi, Mandira Bedi, Mandira Kapur, Shalini Passi, Sonia Pasi, Jayati Puri, Shobhana Bhartia, Amrita Bakshi, Shahnaz Husain, Sandeep Gupta, Rani Kapur, Swarnim Garg, Manju Garg, Vartika Garg, Kiran Chopra and many more.
The show unfurled in 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. The meticulously crafted collection seamlessly blended the beauty of the traditional with the contemporary. Each wedding ritual from the engagement to the haldi, and finally the shaadi, was brought alive through their designs. Showstopper Sonam Kapoor’s stunning ‘Burano’ bridal lehenga, is inspired by the spectacular majesty of Venice. Featuring impossibly intricate embroidery, encrusted with Crystals from Swarovski, Sonam and the masterpiece ensemble made for a magical finale to 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 devotion to detail.
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. The wedding venue was power-packed with music and drama as models walked the ramp alongside contemporary dance performers.
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.
Guests were treated to a wide range of delicious cuisines that were international yet locally inspired, with a customized menu for every ceremony in line with the curated experiences that Shaadi by Marriott delivers.
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 and 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”.
“It was my pleasure to be a part of this amazing Shaadi by Marriott event. And to wear one of the most beautiful Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla creations I have ever laid my eyes upon. Given my love for both brands, I didn’t think twice when I was asked to be the showstopper for this unique fashion show. As expected from 'Shaadi by Marriott' and Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla, I have never felt more pampered and contented with every need of mine catered to by Marriott’s expert in-house wedding specialists. Great food. Beautiful venues. Exquisite Decor. Bespoke services. It truly is any girl’s dream wedding destination!” – Sonam Kapoor.
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