Mumbai’s Jio Gardens in Bandra Kurla Complex has been transformed into the most elite shopping grounds in the city. The Luxury Lifestyle Weekend has housed the best of fashion, lifestyle, beauty, art, real estate, watches and more under one roof. Day 1 kicked off with a series of brunches, high teas, fashions shows and a grand opening party.
Spotted in the crowd were Aparna Badlani, Urvashi Kaur, Nisha Jhangiani, Sunita Kapoor, Payal Singhal and more. Princess Krishna Kumari of Panna hosted a high tea, which was attended by Rajmata Dilhar Kumari, Ayesha Sheikhupura, Kumari Rohini Singh, Rani Jaykirti Singh, Nawab Kazim Ali Khan and Amrita Rana Singh.
As Day 1 of Luxury Lifestyle Weekend progressed, designer Rohit Bal hosted a quick fashion show of his freshest wedding wear for his fans. Following Bal’s presentation was Luxury Lifestyle Weekend’s official opening ceremony.
Hosted by Ira Dubey, the LLW opening celebration treated its guests to some unmissable music. Young musician Ananya Birla kick-started the evening by singing two tracks from her album, and was then followed by one of Europe’s most loved swing bands, Natty Congeroo and the Flames of Rhythm. The band’s performance was interspersed with the second fashion show of the evening. Models walked through the musicians wearing Deme by Gabriella‘s latest creations, and Rhea Chakraborty played showstopper for the night. The ceremony came to a close with a musical performance by The Revue. Known for bringing together different musical genres like the blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, The Revue made for the perfect pick for the end of Day 1.
What can you look forward to in the coming days of LLW? From hair consultation at Kérastase to spotting the Raja Ravi Varma at the DAG space, the Luxury Lifestyle Weekend India has a lot to offer. Indulge in fragrances from Jo Malone whose packaging will be customised by a water colour artist at the venue. Have a sweet tooth? Stop by the La Folie counter or the Du Rhône Chocolatier. Those interested in finding about their ayurvedic dosha can head to the Shillim stall. Head to the LLW cafe for delectable meals by Sequel, Po, Xico and more.
Along with Rohit Bal, Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla, Shantanu & Nikhil, Payal Singhal, Masaba, Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna and AM:PM are also showcasing their best this weekend. Catch up on all the action from the very first day of LLW via our slideshow.