WeddingSutra unveils the biggest Wedding Influencers of The Year

The awards were presented to experts across domains for their significant contribution to this industry.

?, India’s leading Bridal Media Brand hosted the 2019 WeddingSutra Influencer Awards at Taj Lands End, Mumbai on 1st May, 2019. The spectacular evening was designed to honor industry professionals from the world of fashion, beauty, advertising and weddings whose thought leadership and flawless execution influenced and shaped the wedding market in the last one year. 

The awards were presented to experts across domains for their significant contribution to this industry. Some of the  recipients were: Shivan & Narresh for inspirational bridal clothing, Jade by Monica and Karishma  for Excellence in Experiential Marketing/ Events Curation – Bridals/ Weddings, Rahul Vaidya as top live entertainer and more.

Present at the event were Manish Malhotra, Gaurav Mahajan of Raymond, Mehr Jesia, Natasha Dalal, Yasmin Karachiwala, Zarine Khan, Isabella Kaif, Namrata Purohit, Tanisha Mukherjee, Sarah Todd, Farah Khan Ali and many more influential celebrities, designers and social influencers. With the cream of Mumbai’s select society in attendance, this was an evening of wonder and excellence.

Some of the biggest names from the world of fashion and design including Anupamaa Dayal, Ridhi Mehra, Abhinav Mishra, Jayanti Reddy, Shehla Khan, Nachiket Barve, and Sherina Dalamal have joined the WeddingSutra Influencer Awards as Experience Partners this year, while Mehr Jesia and Simone Arora are the style curators for the event. At the gala, each one of them curated tables in schemes inspired by Taj’s unique properties and will take you on a journey to their exquisite hotels. Their muses and guests, too came dressed in pieces at aligned with the aesthetics of the table, thus furthering the glamour quotient of the event. The event was graced by Gaurav Mahajan of Raymond as the esteemed event partners for the evening.

Recipients of the Editor’s Choice Awards were:

Manish Malhotra for designing the pre-wedding festivities of The Wedding of the Decade in Udaipur and bringing his impeccable style sensibilities to the highly Instagrammed celebrations.

Made in Heaven, Amazon TV Series for creating a show that has put the wedding industry in the spotlight! With its protagonists Tara and Karan playing two Delhi-based wedding planners, the show has given millions of viewers an entertaining look at behind the scenes of an OTT big fat Indian wedding and questioned antiquated wedding traditions.

Kaabia Grewal, real bride and co-founder of avant garde jewellery brand OUTHOUSE for bringing her personal brand of eclectic and a whole lot of sass to her wedding making it so unique and reflective of who she and Rushang are as a couple. We applaud her intrepidness for standing out in a sea of cookie cutter weddings!

The Entertainment Design Co for creating bespoke and one-of-a-kind invitation stationery for the most discerning clientele from across the globe.

“WeddingSutra is a platform that has its a finger on the pulse of the weddings and luxury events arena. Our deep understanding in this field not only gives us the opportunity to bring to our readers the latest trends but also identify and laud the trendsetters. Be it hoteliers, travel and tourism industry professionals, and fashion, lifestyle or beauty marketers - all of them are the stars of this industry and through the WeddingSutra Influencer Awards we celebrate their work and talent” said Parthip Thyagarajan, Co-founder and CEO

“Over the years Taj Lands End Mumbai has come to be recognized as a hub for some of the most prestigious events in the city and we’re glad to have played host to the WeddingSutra Influencer Awards 2019. The platform is truly ingenious in the way that it brings together the best of creative talents for a glamorous gala crafted to laud the finest in this industry. IHCL (Indian Hotels Company Limited) have a long-standing history of hospitality and we’re always happy to extend this age-old tradition in a modern context through thoughtfully curated events such as these.” said Parveen Chander Kumar, General Manager, Taj Lands End, Mumbai.

The winners  were chosen collectively and carefully by the jury –Aashni Shah (Founder & Creative Director of Aashni + Co), Aditi Dugar (Owner & CEO of Masque), Anjali Gaekwar (Country Head, India at Christian Louboutin), Annurag Batra (Founder & Chairman of Exchange4Media), Anshu Khanna (Founder & Managing Director of GoodWord Media), Aqeel Ali (Renowned DJ), Eshaa Amiin (Celebrity Stylist, Founder of The Style Elevator & Eshaa Amiin Label), Faarah Mehta Shewakramani  (Managing Director & Founder of MAISON IMPÉRIALE), Joshua Karthik (Co-founder of Stories by Joseph Radhik & PEP Inc), Kiran Ramamurthy (Managing Partner, Ogilvy), Mala Samtani (International Stylista), Mili Ghosh (Owner of Mili Ghosh Wedding Diaries), Natasha Moor (Celebrity Makeup Artist), Neeta Raheja Puri (Wedding Consultant), Parvin Dabas (Actor/Director), Pernia Qureshi (Fashion Entrepreneur, Actor & Author), Raageshwari Loomba (Actor, Singer & Motivational Speaker), Rij Eappen(Founder -King of Clubs, Luxury and Men's Lifestyle Influencer), Shaan S Khanna(Founder & Owner at Spicy Sangria & Networking Now, Co-founder of the Bombay Fusion Food Festival), Shaana Levy Bahl (Founder of Red Ladder Productions), Shefalee Vasudev (Editor of online daily 'The Voice of Fashion' -published by IMG Reliance), Tanya Ghavri (Celebrity Stylist).

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