Simone Khambatta is a Dubai-born Mumbai-based designer who studied fashion at Parsons and London College of Fashion. Her label Simply Simone offers a versatile array of styles – from power suits to gowns, fun and flirty ensembles and red carpet ready looks, all aimed at the woman who wants to stand out from the crowd.
Astha Jagwani, founder of the accessories brand Jewellery by Astha Jagwani fuses European influences with Indian designs and silhouettes to create fresh, statement pieces. Her latest, The Khushnuma collection is a take on Indian traditional jewellery inspired by the essence of polki, Rajasthani motifs and old traditional jewellery. The brand was born in a workshop in London when Astha created her first collection and started a whole new journey from her hometown, Jaipur.
Both Simone and Astha have brought their unique sensibilities to their respective brands, targeting women with a discerning sense of style. Catch their collection at a unique exhibition hosted by Neelu Sahni where Simone showcases her Indian and western evening wear and Astha, her destination jewellery.