Designer duo Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla completes 33 years in the fashion world as a label
Sunteck Realty, India’s luxury realty brand, curated an exclusive soiree to celebrate the 33-year long fabulousness of ace couturiers – Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla – in association with India Sotheby’s International Realty and Moët & Chandon. Sunteck Realty reinforced its commitment to create an unmatched living experience and a luxury lifestyle through the high-octane fashion show at Signature Island, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Mumbai. The special initiative laced the phenomenon of address extraordinaire to the crème da le crème genre through a high-octane fashion show where the models and dancers weaved together to narrate the duo’s exemplary work in fashion. The show was a marathon of bright neons, flirtatious candies, elegant black and fifty shades of white. The 3D tailoring details, implacable embroideries, dazzling embellishments and legendary chikankari set the surface of an ensemble affair with beauty. The evening also witnessed a debut of a brand-new collection ‘MARD’ by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla that exuded a spirit of swagger and a stand apart style.
“I am delighted to be here this evening and walk for Abu and Sandeep. Their work is priceless. It’s a fantasy ensemble, perfect to mark their design milestone and the dream homes created by Sunteck” says Deepika Padukone after she walked in the gorgeous circle of life ghagra looking like an absolute dream.
Meezan Jaffrey opened the Mard by Abu Sandeep debut collection. The perfect muse for a label which oozes swagger and style for the 21st-century man. Impeccable tailoring meets whimsical style as black comes alive with applique and embroidery in a feast of colours. Putting the oomph and masses of attitude into menswear. “I’m loving this evening. And the fab clothes in the all new MARD label by Abu Sandeep. Boys wanna have fun, as they look good and Abu and Sandeep’s designs do just that” says Meezan.
A mesmerising blend of collections and moods, each range told a story, each story met the next to form one captivating journey. It was the ultimate Swirl of Style. Six months in the making, the duo dug deep into their aesthetic, returned once more to the drawing board. The collection is a dream, a flight of fantasy, infused with their relentless passion for constant innovation. “We wanted to design and create a mood at this show which allowed the imagination to soar along with our creative expression. It’s a very special milestone for us. A celebration of the Circle of Style and our creativity. Any design revolution is ultimately a return. You reinvent and hone and aspire to break the bar you have already set and in doing so, that circle of expression is made bigger and ever more beautiful. This collection is a symphony of ranges, a fluid flow of melodious creativity. Ultimately this collection is an expression of experimentation. It is in our DNA as artists to always tell many stories through a single show. At the heart of our design expression are multiple dreams brought to a single reality. We are always restless, ever enthused by a desire to break boundaries and make the impossible, reality. This collection sees a new birth as we celebrate our own history and write the future. We are reaching out, challenging ourselves in our continuing mission for beauty. This collection is our creative vision for the future. It is a statement of our commitment to reinvent ourselves, to reach ever higher, to set a new standard of expression.” said designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla.
Celebrities that were present and supporting the designer duo were, Abhishek Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan, Asha Parekh, Waheeda Rehman, Twinkle Khanna, Rinkie Khanna, Karan Johar, Shanaya Kapoor, Sunita & Rhea Kapoor, Kokilaben Ambani, Isha Ambani, Shloka Mehta, Radhika Merchant,Sonali Bendre, Sussane Khan, Bhavana Pandey, Natasha & Adar Poonawalla, Gaurav & Pratima Bhatia, Isheta Salgaocar, Ananya Birla, Pinky Reddy, Samyukta Nair, Anaita Shroff Adajania, Vaibhavi Merchant, Mozez Singh, Gayatri Oberoi, Iman Allana, Suresh & Devieka Bhojwani, Prerna Malhotra, Poonam Bhagat, Rita Dhondy and many others.
Moët & Chandon added that extra sparkle to the star studded evening, proudly celebrating the 150th anniversary of its iconic Moët Impérial, an important milestone in the journey of a global icon of celebration. The French Champagne House’s signature Brut champagne that has epitomized its unwavering commitment to excellence. On choosing to partner with the Signature Evening, a celebration of timelessness, Stephane de Meurville, Managing Director, Moët Hennessy India said that, “Moët & Chandon is a celebration of the savoir-faire and heritage of pleasure, elegance and glamour that has defined the House since 1743. Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla are international trendsetters and their body of work over 33 years truly embodies the essence of the brand. Moët & Chandon is proud to associate with them as we believe that they are as dedicated to the pursuit of excellence as we are”. Imperial in grandeur, historic in trajectory, authentic in flavor, Moët Impérial is recognized today as a symbol of what the Champagne region brings to the world, a “must be” component of life’s memorable moments, similar to what the iconic designer duo has to offer with their impeccable collection.
Speaking about the collaboration between the designers and Sunyeck Realty, Samir Saran, Managing Partner, India Sotheby’s International Realty said – “We are delighted to bring two extraordinary brands together – Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla and Sunteck Realty Ltd, to celebrate the circle of life. This association resonates with our ethos to provide our clients with an exceptional experience which is at the core of everything we do.”