Celebrations - Exhibition cum Sale of Jewellery and Designer Wear
Hyderabad's three socialites, art & fashion lovers and designers Ms. Poonam Choudhari, Ms. Sarah Alam Khan and Ms. Sonali Sharma are to jointly organize `Celebrations' - a Fashion event uniting designers from Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow, Pune, Hyderabad and even Kashmir in Hyderabad city. The event scheduled to be held on March 27th at Hotel Taj Krishna will be inaugurated by Mrs. Shah Aiam Khan, Mrs. Usha Kapoor and Mrs. Vinita Pittie.
Addressing a press conference in city today, Ms. Poonam Choudhari said that 'Celebrations' started with a desire to do something concrete towards the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Since it
needs to be a co Icollective effort, I Spoke to my friends Sarah Alam Khan and Sonali Sharma and we decided fashion is smoething that will surely bring the city together and hence this event was planned.
Speaking on the occassion Ms. Sarah Alam Khan and Ms. Sonali Sharma informed that the twenty five designers who will showcase their products in the day long exhibition include Vistaara (Precious Jewels Mumbai); Vinita Pittie (Fashion-wear Hyderabad); Shivali Singh (Fashion-wear Hyderabad): Anushree Reddy (Fashion-wear Hyderabad); Vineti Bolaki (Fashion-wear Hyderabad); Elan (Fashion-wear Hyderabad); Sangeeta Singhania (Fashion-wear Hyderabad); Art on Silk (Fashion-wear Pune); Kokommo (Handbags & Sandals Mumbai); Chikankari(Fashion-wear Lucknow); Ramon Llamba (Fashion-wear Delhi); Sarah Jasmin (Fashion-wear Hyderabad); Sabashe (Fashion-wear Mumbai); Maahi (Hand-bags & Sandals Mumbai); Raina (Fashion-wear Delhi); Simar Dugal (Fashion-wear Delhi); Roopa Lamba (Fashion-wear Chandigarh); Rajini (Fashion-wear Hyderabad); Sonia (Fashion-wear Hyderabad); Peachtree (Fashion-wear Hyderabad); Shaw Brothers (Shawls & Fashion-wear Kashmir); Preeti S.Kapoor (Fashion-wear Delhi); Sheytal (Fashion wear & Sandals Mumbei); Sooma Mehra Fashion Wear Mumbai); andPaintings By Pop Art By LOVE PEACE ART.
It will offer the Hyderabadi Fashionists not only the best of designer wear from across the country but also an opportunity to show that they care too, added Ms. Sarah Alam Khan and Ms. Sonali Sharma.
Adding further Poonam Choudhari stated that 'Celebrations Fashionists' is not any commercial venture and it is planned purely out of concern to make a huge difference to Make-A-Wish Foundation. As you all know Wish Foundation is dedicated to helping seriously ill children realise their hearts desire. It is doing yeoman service for the past thirty years and ours is a small effort to be a part of it. I appeal to the people of the twin cities to participate in this event and make it a big success, Ms. Poonam Choudhari urged.
The day long exhibition will culminate into a classy Fashion Show presenting Vistaara (Precious Jewels) from Mumbai and Designer Wear by Sonia. Vistaara Precious Jewels are designed by Anju Sethi (Mumbai) and Radhika Kapoor (Delhi) extremely talented sisters of Poonam Choudhari. There are hand crafted creations. It is a family jewelery brand of Poonam Choudhari.
A new label 'Elan' by Rummy, Tarnru and Poonam Choudhari will also be launched on the occasion.
The Fashion Show will be choreographer by Imran Khan, and the event will be directed by Ms. Meher Aria. Models such as Rachna Mehta, Neha Khan, Swetha, Kavita Golecha, Madhu Jain, Mudra, Karen, Sharon, Arti Hora, Karishma, Gurleen, Qutub, Manzoor, Sameer Beg, Rashid, Raza, Jibran and others will strut and sashay on the ramp. While some of these are professional models rest of them are city's socialites donning a role of models for the first time for which they have been undergoing practice for a quite some time.
Hyderabad's NGO Sankriti will present handicrafts The proceeds of the entire event will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
About Poonam Choudhari:
'Poo' to many of her friends, Poonam Choudhari is an art lover and a designer by profession. Ever since she moved to Hyderabad 26 years back, she made Hyderabad her home. Eighth on the merit list of All India in Arts, Poonam has pursued fashion, textile and interior designing along with her BA Degree. She has always been attracted to simple aesthetics and creative art. She believes that each one of us has an inbuilt talent.
She is one of the forces behind the Vistaara' brand of Jewellery along with her sisters Anju Sethi (Mumbai) and Radhika Kapoor (Delhi). Vistaara meaning the subtle, inner beauty emanating through outer expressions is an excellent fusion of Jadat Polki, Kundan Jadau, Meena... a blissful haven for those with a penchant for exclusive jewellery.
Abhivaadan, a stunning guest house which she built recently has become talk of the town for its aesthetics. Married to Ajay, she is blessed with two sons - Abhishek and Abinav.
About Sarah Allam Khan:
Sarah Alam Khan grew up in Canada and has a B.Ed Degree. She has three daughters. Married into an industrial family .... inspired by mother/mother-in-law to be involved in social service. Sarah is fashion lover by nature and a Make a Wish Foundation member which she has a special meaning especially after losing mom to cancer six months ago
About Sonali Sharma:
Sonali Sharma is a Founder Director of Event Krafters, a dynamic, young-but-established organization specializing in full range of event management, marketing and promotions. She promises to bring elite ladies of Hyderabad thebest of events, artists, designer collections, products from across the world.