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    Ambani pre-wedding festivities: From Rihanna to Deepika Padukone, who all were there?

    Life by Ruman Baig 5 mins ago Jamnagar, India was the most searched place in the world this weekend, as Asia’s richest family a.k.a the Ambani clan hosted wedding festivities for their youngest son, Anant Ambani. Anand is marrying Rashika Merchant in July 2024, but the pre-wedding festivities were held in March. The who’s who of the world descended in Jamnagar for their 3-day long grand affair. From Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg to Ivanka Trump and Karl Kloss – it was a spectacle to behold. On the first night, the celebrity crowd was entertained with Private Rihanna concert. The Grammy-winning singer did a set of 19 song set for the guests presents to attend the Ambani pre-wedding festivities. Besides global dignitaries, every prominent name from the world of Bollywood marked occasion with their presence. Whether it was Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt or Shahrukh Khan, all the major names from the industry arrived in style. The 3-day itinerary was packed with private concerts, lavish day soirees and private safaris across the natural habitat. Let’s talk about the fashion, because all the stops were pulled. The ladies from the Ambani family were seen in custom-made couture ensembles from brands like Valentino, Schiaparelli, Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Off the rack, who is she? Bride Radhika Merchant wore a custom-made Versace gown for the night, resembling the iconic Blake Lively Versace look she wore during the 2022 Met Gala, when she was the co-chair. The diamonds on Radhika could be the sum of a small country’s entire GDP, talk about opulence. Kardashian-Jenner favourite Jeff Leatham was flown down from Hollywood to do the flowers at the venue and the final results were as dreamy as you can expect. The scale of the entire event was so big that the domestic airport of Jamnagar was given International status for the pre-wedding festivities. While the festivities are still ongoing, take a look at all the celebrities present to celebrate Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant for the grand festivities before their actual nuptials. – For more on luxury lifestyle, news, fashion and beauty follow Emirates Woman on Facebook and Instagram Images: Instagram More

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    Dubai-based designer Faraz Manan dresses actor Mahira Khan on her big day


    by Ruman Baig
    3 hours ago

    Walking towards her ‘happily ever after’ Pakistani actor Mahira khan looked resplendent on her big day, dressed in decadent couture by Dubai-based designer Faraz Manan.
    Known for her work in Pakistani dramas and movies, Mahira is also well acclaimed internationally for her work in Bollywood and through her global brand affiliations. Having walked the Cannes red carpet and starred in L’Oreal campaigns, the 38-year-old actor needs no introduction amongst the South Asian diaspora.

    Recently, the Humsafar famed actor married her long-time beau, businessman Salim Karim, in an intimate ceremony. Nestled in an isolated location in Bhurban, a small town and a hill station in Punjab province in Pakistan, the venue for the wedding was equally breathtaking.
    For her big day, Mahira chose to wear a dreamy-but-heavily ornamented lehenga by Faraz Manan. Drenched in dove grey, the couture ensemble was painstakingly embroidered with ton-on-tone embellishments, further complemented with two dupattas and polki jadau jewellery.
    Before this, the actor-producer was first married to Ali Askari, with whom she shares her 14-years-old son, Azlan Khan. In the heartwarming visuals of her wedding, her son and younger brother can be seen walking her down the aisle.
    Take a look at the stunning visuals from Mahira Khan’s intimate wedding ceremony:

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    Alia Bhatt to make her Met Gala debut in May, here’s who she will be wearing


    by Ruman Baig
    2 hours ago

    Alia Bhatt will be making her Met Gala debut next month in custom-made Prabal Gurung couture.
    With just a few months left to the release of her first-ever international film on Netflix, Heart of Stone — fashion’s biggest night out will be the perfect precursor before the global premiere of her film.

    This year, the theme is ‘Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty’ and the exhibit will pay homage to the indomitable legacy of the late designer.
    For the big and opulent ball, Alia will be collaborating with popular Nepalese-American designer Prabal, who has been consistenly dressing A-list celebrities for the Met. The renowned designer was also the top choice of Indian billionaire heiress Isha Ambani Piramal, when she attended the Met Gala in 2019 in a bespoke lavender Prabal Gurung gown.
    Before Alia, Indian actors Deepika Padukone have attended the Gala and Priyanka Chopra Jonas have both attended and co-chaired the event.
    Scheduled for the first Monday of May, this year’s exhibit is also expected to be a star-studded affair with supermodels, actors, singers and fashion designers making a grand appearance.
    Ahead of the Met, Alia Bhatt’s top red carpet moments

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    Inspired by Couture, Rolls-Royce & Iris Van Herpen collaborate on a masterpiece


    by Ruman Baig
    59 mins ago

    Automobile giant Rolls-Royce joins forces with innovative fashion designer and couturier Iris van Herpen to presents Phantom Syntopia—the most technically complex Bespoke Phantom ever produced.
    To push the boundaries of of innovation, craftsmanship and luxury, the two luxury houses have come together. “In collaborating with internationally renowned designer and Haute Couturière Iris van Herpen, we once again redraw the boundaries of innovation, craftsmanship and Bespoke possibility; not just for a motor car but across the wider luxury sector,” shares Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
    Designer Iris van Herpen will design a bespoke Haute Couture ensemble to complement the Phantom Syntopia.“For this special collaboration I was inspired by the concept of ‘Weaving Water’ and transformed the sense of being in movement into an immersive experience of fluidity inside the Phantom,” added the couturier.
    The name Phantom Syntopia is derived from Iris’ iconic 2018 collection, based on the principles of biomimicry, in which art is inspired by patterns and shapes found in nature. Similar to the collection, which features a number of sculpted garments brought to life through movement—Phantom Syntopia embodies the same fluidity through through its ‘Weaving Water’ theme.
    The interior features three-dimensional textile sculptures that captures the essence of flowing water. The one-of-a-kind ‘Weaving Water’ Starlight Headliner is the most complex in Rolls-Royce history, the artwork for which was exclusively hand-crafted by specialists at the Home of Rolls-Royce and Iris van Herpen’s Amsterdam atelier.
    The stunning shimmering exterior was developed with a one-off Liquid Noir paint which is iridescent in sunlight. It reveals purple, blue, magenta and gold undertones when viewed from different angles. To master this effect, the marque’s darkest solid-black paint is overlaid with a finish, incorporating a mirror-like pigment, selected for its colour-shifting properties.
    In an attempt to pay tribute to Rolls-Royce’s heritage, the Phantom Syntopia dives back into an era where the driver’s seat was trimmed in hardwearing leather and the rear compartment in luxurious, inviting fabrics. The front seats of Phantom Syntopia are finished in Magic Grey leather, distinguished by its lustrous finish.

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