Weddings in India are known worldwide for their extravagance and splendor. Although all weddings are special in their own way, some become the most talked about like the recent wedding of business empire heirs Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta who got married in an opulent manner in Mumbai, Jio Center on March 9th, 2019.
Here are few photos of the sizzling wedding looks for the ultimate wedding fashion inspiration.
Akash and Shloka's wedding took place after three-day long celebrations that were held at St. Moritz in Switzerland on February 23, 24 and 25 and many pre-marriage functions in Mumbai. It was a celebration to be remembered.
American pop-rock band Maroon 5 added some groove to the Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta wedding celebrations, with a private performance after Coldplay singer Chris Martin, and The Chainsmokers played at Ambani's pre-wedding bash in Switzerland's St Moritz.
The bustling metropolis of Mumbai was transformed into a party zone as influential guests from around the world and Bollywood megastars took to the streets to celebrate the recent Ambani nuptials.The celebrations saw the biggest names from Bollywood, business, politics and sports attend the grand ceremony.
The guest list was extensive and saw stars including Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan mingling with high-profile entrepreneurs and politicians including former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Industrialists including Ratan Tata, Lakshmi Niwas Mittal and Usha Mittal, Anand Mahindra and Gautam Singhania were also a part of the celebration. Other attendees included Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai and global chief executives of the Bank of America, Microsoft, Samsung and JP Morgan.
Here let's take a peek at the latest trends in this larger-than-life wedding set by Bollywood stars-
Pioneers of India's high fashion Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla and Sabyasachi Mukherjee, dressed up the Ambani family, bride- Sholka Mehta and many Bollywood stars for the wedding ceremony. Nita, Isha and Shloka — were decked in the most glamorous designer couture. But all eyes were on their incredibly luxurious jewelry, all handmade by some of the biggest fine jewelers in the country. Heavy cut diamond chokers, necklaces and uncut diamond jewelry studded with gemstones dominated the occasion. Part of the jewelry for this wedding was designed by the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection.
Heavy embroidered custom outfits, unique choker necklaces, refreshing bold and pastel colors, floral prints and shimmer had it all going at this big fat Indian wedding and will be the new trend setters going forward.
The $100-million + wedding of the richest Indian billionaire’s son was the biggest and most glamorous extravaganza in the history of big fat Indian weddings. This definitely will be a memorable event cherished for a long time.