Our designer of the fortnight Chhaya Mehrotra was born in one of the oldest textile printing families of Banaras, She has always been fascinated with fabrics and colour. Her desire to pursue design as a career earned her a degree in Textile Design from NIFT in 2003. The family business passed down through generations, hasn’t drifted from its ethos of clear-cut uncompromised luxury.
Lady Luck ensured her husband was into the textile business too and Chhaya continued to take forward the design aesthetics of her family business.
Chhaya launched her label in 2009 after relocating to Noida and applied just enough of her own characteristic design aesthetic to the venerable family signatures to create a look that balances Indian heritage with the utmost respect giving rise to luxurious urban chic.
Deivee is an active lifestyle brand founded by Milind Soman and Darshan M. In their own words ‘At Deivee, we believe that every woman is a goddess within her. We think she is already empowered and powerful. Every woman should be celebrated for what they stand. We wish that every woman embraces her body and at the same time, strive towards self-transformation and progress towards a healthier lifestyle. For all the love and care you give the world, we give you Deivee to take care of YOU’.
PopupGalleria Next in line of our girl power inspiration is our Goddess of the Month, fashion designer Reynu Taandon.
Some people extend their passion and make it a profession and that’s when you completely enjoy every moment of work. Such is the case with Reynu Taandon whose clothes exuberate a great deal of spirit and energy with the colours and embellishments she feels free to indulge in. Reynu aspires to make Indian fashion more popular and affordable and she is having fun unlimited on the fashion track.
Reynu Taandon designs for numerous celebrities including Bollywood. Today, her fresh, sexy, sparkling clothes are seen on the cocktail circuit in Metro's like Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.
Reynu Taandon has almost 50 other International clients mainly being Harvey Nichols Riyadh RSH - Dubai, Anthropologie – USA, Front Street – Saudi Arabia and Sun Motoyama – Japan.
On Women's day, we facilitated this 9 superwomen from different sphear of life as are true style icon.
The Silhouette store is a chic urban brand that caters to a cosmopolitan, fashion-conscious population.The Silhouettes display strong inclinations towards global trends that are high on wear-ability, easy to care and versatile. The garments are creatively adaptable and can be combined with other garments to create totally new looks.A label that puts out classically understated garments that could only be termed as ‘minimalistic’ in a sense.
This year we are celebrating the passion, creativity and the fire of our designers. Introducing the first in line of our Designer of the Fortnight is Pam Mehta, founder of Kisneel collection.
Her label, Kisneel by Pam, has dressed brides, bridesmaids and celebrities alike.
Kisneel is characterised by experimental draping, asymmetric cuts and vibrant palette of colours that range from warm tones like red and orange to metallic hues and purple shades. The garments are very wearable, feminine and can be customised according to the colour you want or the length and style of sleeves needed.
1) Pick flat materials such as cotton, denim, or silk that don’t add volume
2) Some fabrics like jersey, cashmere, fine cotton, or something with a touch of spandex will actually help slim and shape
Our top picks to make you appear thinner Overnight. Wear same color Co-ordinates from top to Bottom.
Tanya Aman Swetta is a Joint Managing Director of id8 media solutions.
At 16, she had many dreams of becoming an IFS officer, TV presenter, Air Hostess. After graduating in a double major of philosophy and psychology in her undergrad followed by a post graduation in Public Relations from the renowned Xaviers Institute of communication.
This coupled with a stint in a PR agency of repute allowed her to realise that she just loved research, language and communication and had a flair for brand strategy. It's been 15 years since the inception of id8 media solutions - her first baby, under her leadership has successfully met the communications goals of elite brands entering India in fashion & hospitality sectors such as Jimmy Choo, Impressario group, Marks & Spencers India, Tommy Hilfiger to name a few.
She believes in wearing something that makes her feel like a Goddess! Something that is comfortable and gives you a confidence to turn heads when you enter a room.
Her advise to her 18yr old self is to be carefree, live a little & Dress Well.
The founder & visionary behind PopUpGalleria, is a beacon of strength & perseverance. Today Ranu is a successful businesswoman who hails from a family of entrepreneurs, it was a natural instinct to follow her passion for fashion. Armed with a wealth of quantitative & qualitative knowledge and being a style diva herself, Ranu ventured into the world of fashion. With a keen eye for detail PopUpGalleria was Ranu's true calling, which has attracted some of India's top design houses to partner with her and gives their audiences a fresh new online shopping experience with a curated range of bespoke fashion products in an Online Pop Up store format, a first in India.
Today PopUpGalleria is home to some of India's top fashion labels and a fast expanding shopper base who are hungry for more! Ranu's advice to her 18yr old self is to achieve something in life, be fearless, follow your heart and leave behind the stereotypes.
Salman Khan looked all suave sporting a black & blue suit. His blue printed silk jacket was personalized and to the point.
Varun Dhavan was seen sporting a clean shaven look. He looked dapper in a navy suit & blue shirt. The silk red tie added a fun, flirty element to his debonair look.
Riteish Deshmukh arrived in a tuxedo with a bow tie and a crisp white shirt. Sporting a perfect beard, he looked every inch stylish and a gentleman.
Shabana Azmi, known for being fierce and aggressive in her profession. She portrays an understated elegance and Indianness in her dressing. We spotted her donning an organic hand block printed silk stole by “Aeshaane”.
Neesha Amrish started the label “Aeshaane”, with just a simple thought of creating awareness about animal free fabric. Her independent efforts to revive handloom were recognized by H.E.P.C who showcase her line in several runaway shows and also on a global platform. Her latest works can be found at Victoria and Albert museum of art and design-London.
Vibrant colour stories, intense geometrical motifs and fuss-free designs will add instant glamour to Indian and western silhouette.
Known to get under the skin of his onscreen characters, Irfaan Khan was spotted in white short layered kurta with zip detail by Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna. A 100% merger of Irfaan Khan’s passion for perfection and Rohit + Rahul’s passion for finesse N details.
Shop Now... White Short Kurta
Neha Dhupia was spotted in Loupe gold plated metal ring encrusted with swarovski crystals and lined with linear textured wooden cube. She paired it with handcrafted edgy danglers from the same collection. We give her a 10/10 for an understated Diva Look.
Shop Now... Cube Together Ring, Woodyallure Earrings
Pick up from our ready to wear 'Co-Ordinated' sets and glam up your look with these easy to slip styles.
‘Ruffles And Frills’ were one of the key trends this season. At Popup Galleria, we have carefully curated our ‘Ruffles and Frills’ edit for our fashionistas.
Whether you hear temporary retail, flash retailing, Pop-Up Store, or Pop-Up Shop, it is all one and the same. Pop Ups are taking over the world by storm and rivaling the traditional brick and mortar store concepts.
So what makes a Pop Up Exhibition stand out?
For starters you can spot luxurious boutiques, designer flagships and up-coming designers offering stylish goods at the same spot.
There is always an element of surprise to a pop up store. Attendees always find something unexpected and unique.
The entire experience of a pop up exhibition blends shopping, socializing and discovery in one neat package.
Pop Up Exhibitions never get stale as each one brings a new collection and new designers to the market.
It forms a one stop shop for all your fashion, lifestyle, interiors and art needs.
You are in for a more personalized experience than you would expect to find in a traditional store.
From introducing innovative manufacturing technologies to new cuts, textures and fabric mixes, pop ups are the virtual launch pads of newest fashion trends!
You always remember products bought from an exhibition and relate to them more than the ones bought in-store.
You get a chance to get one on one with designers and meet the people behind the brand.
These are just some of the many reasons to love a Pop Up Exhibition. At Pop Up Galleria, we provide the same emotion, theme and products in the comfort of your home. What’s more, we constantly look for your feedback on designers and products so we can shape our next pop up keeping your wants and needs in mind.
In a way, Pop Up Galleria is your very own fashion & Lifestyle exhibition brought to life online.