Sunday, 30 August 2015

Meet Manish Malhotra at Aashni & Co in London

Fashion fans in London and the rest of the UK, here's a date for your diaries: On the 25th September, Indian designerwear store Aashni & Co are hosting a "Designer's Day" with Indian designer (and friend to many of Bollywood's leading ladies and heroes) Manish Malhotra.

Monday, 24 August 2015

Phone Photography Class with Three and Samsung

Last weekend I was invited by the mobile network Three to join a photography class they were holding in Manchester City Centre. Myself and a group of other local bloggers were each given a Samsung Galaxy S6 for the day and our tutor Aidan O'Rourke showed us how to make the most of a phone camera's settings.

Read on to see more of my photos from the day and the tips I took away to hopefully improve my photos for Asian Fashion Blog!

Saturday, 22 August 2015

Floral Hairband Hairstyle Inspired by Rohit Bahl at AICW2015

For the final event of my cousin's wedding, I decided to take some hair styling inspiration from Rohit Bal's Amazon India Couture Week 2015 collection.

The models wore these huge floral-looking textured hair pieces which covered almost half the side of their heads in some cases!

I didn't have anything as big as their hair pieces, but I did have a small floral headband which I tried to style in a similar way. Here's my take on the look...
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Sunday, 16 August 2015

Disco Sequin and Print Sari for a Mehndi

This month has been filled with the wedding events from another close family member. We had 5 different events, all within the space of two weeks!

I re-wore a lot of outfits I already had, but for one of the mehndi events I wore a new sari and paired it with a fitted sequin crop top. Read on to see where my crop top was from and how I put together the whole look.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Eid 2015 Inspiration from Pernia's Pop Up Shop

My favourite online store for window shopping, Pernia's Pop Up Shop, has created this Eid 2015 fashion inspiration guide, featured in their latest online magazine.

I personally don't know anyone that gets this dressed up for Eid, but I loved these images so just had to share them!

Monday, 29 June 2015

AFB Family Wedding - The Walima

My final "AFB Family Wedding" post (for this wedding at least!) is what I wore to the Walima.

I purchased this sari way back in February, from Alankar Sarees in Manchester, and was drawn to the pop of neon pink, the sequins and that black and white houndstooth print!

Friday, 26 June 2015

Imani Studio's New Manchester Store

Last week I was invited to the launch of the new Imani Studio store on Wilsmlow Road in Manchester.
Fans of Pakistani fashion in the UK will no doubt already be familiar with Imani Studio, which was established in 2005 and was the store that offered me my first chance to try on collections from Pakistan's top designers!

Here's a closer look at their new store and details from their launch event!