Toni & Guy Hair Meet Wardrobe Official Launch in India

Hello Beauties & Fashionistas :)

All work and no event makes Vipra a dull girl” – This proverb could have easily come to reality with amount of work load I had to bear in last few weeks but Toni & Guy Hair Meet Wardrobe Official Launch in India had other plans for me ;). Thanks to this lovely girl and my dear friend Anusree who invited me to be part of this mind-boggling enormous affair (Love You Sweets <3 :*).

What : Toni & Guy Hair Meet Wardrobe Official Launch in India

When : 7th August 2013

Where : Taj Lands End, Bandra – Mumbai

A brief note on Toni & Guy:

  • Toni Mascolo and Brother Guy co-founded the first TONI & GUY salon in 1963 in Clapham, London
  • Driven by their philosophy of pushing the boundaries of hairdressing and delivering creativity, quality and consistency to every client
  • TONI & GUY has remained at the forefront of the hairdressing industry, pioneering the professional hairdresser and exceeding all industry standards to make expertise available on a global scale.
  • TONI & GUY has long been renowned as an innovator within the hair industry, bridging the gap between high fashion and hairdressing. This is exemplified by the brand’s sponsorship of London Fashion Week and London Fashion Weekend
  • TONI & GUY were voted as a ‘SuperBrand’ for the sixth time in 2013 and have also been voted as a ‘CoolBrand’ not once, but twice. TONI&GUY is the FIRST EVER hairdressing company to receive both nominations.
  • TONI & GUY has over 420 salons in 42 countries worldwide, employing over 5000 people in the UK and a further 2000+ employees across the world!
  • NOW IN INDIA!

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Me accompanied by my bro walked into the luxurious Taj Lands End – TBH we were left jaw dropped and let me remind you we have just entered the lavish hotel. We were graciously directed to the ball room for the event. We two nervous soul moving further towards the event arena – The ambience was heavenly – Yet another jaw dropping moment :).

We assembled in the ball room with beautiful faces all round us yet none of them familiar to us. My eyes straight away started to Google for Anusree and there she was donning a lovely dress – Phew – Her warm hug and greets settled me into my comfort zone and soon Shanaya from Little Miss Sinner added to my comfort level – Now, I was cent percent ready for the evening ;)

The major event was divided into two phase with treat to our taste buds at the end of each phase ;)

Phase #1

Where Fashion meets Style – Toni & Guy Hair Meet Wardrobe India launch

We headed to the first auditorium and awarded a seat to enjoy the event on a comfy note. The beautiful Shibani Dandekar hosted and kick started the event on a high note. The DSLRs and mobile phones were out to capture the magical event featuring Dudes and Divas into their notebook of memories.

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First up was The Brand’s Global Hair Ambassador Mark Hampton (OMG He is soo cute :)) introducing to us The London Fashion Week staple – Toni & Guy !! He introduced the concept of wearing hair as an accessory ;) and took us through their product collection.

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The Toni & Guy divided the collection into three draws:

  1. Causal
  2. Classic
  3. Glamour  

Soon Mark was joined by The Ace Fashion Designer Manish Arora who is the Official Fashion Stylist of the brand – now the tagline “Hair Meet Wardrobe” gets justify ;)

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Manish Arora & Mark Hampton beautifully blended the two sides of the coin Fashion & Style and brought the above mentioned three collections to life through the three Indian Fashionistas – Anusha Dandekar, Soha Ali Khan & Malaika Arora Khan :)

  1. Anusha Dandekar – The stylish chic sported the casual “Top Knot

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  1. Soha Ali Khan – The timeless beauty donned the classic “Side Swept Waves

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  1. Malaika Arora Khan – The Diva flaunted the glamorous “Playful Curls

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After the three beauties owned the stage showcasing the Toni & Guy Hair Meet Wardrobe concept – A small video on the history of Toni & Guy was played to make us more familiar with the brand. To sum up the staggering first phase of the astonishing event, the three fashionistas were again brought to the lime light alongside Mark Hampton and Manish Arora ;). The team then displayed their catwalk ability on the ramp and posed for the camera. A shutterbug inside me and my bro was out in an instant ;)

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Post first phase of the event – We were again brought together in the ball room were hot starters and drinks were served. I just started to enjoy my first sip of the mojito and a few bites of chicken satay – There pops out the shutterbug inside my bro :D. As we clicked few pictures and enjoyed a walk around the ball room ;) – We encountered many film and fashion fraternity stars. Here are few clicks with them that will be part of my memories for a long time to come :)

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Bonding with Shanaya & Anuja

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My Red Carpet Moment ;)

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There was this beautiful photo shoot set up on the other end of the ball room. I was in love with the place <3

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Just while we were enjoying the recess part of the event ;) We were invited for the second phase of the event to the other auditorium.

Phase #2

 Dance performance by Shiamak Davar’s troupe – “Life of A Fashionista”

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Similar to first phase – Shibani hoisted the second phase of the event with a bang ;). Soon followed was the first performance of the day by her sister Anusha Dandekar on Casual collection. Her enthusiastic and energetic performance raised few of their feet ;) – Here is a few pictures of her performance :)

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Soha Ali Khan was next on the stage – The beauty donned her classic looks and displayed her elegant dance moves.

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The Gorgeous Malaika Arora Khan also entered the dancing scenario bringing her OOMPH factor to the stage ;) <3

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Hats off to the Shiamak Davar’s troupe _/|\_ for putting up an awesome performance on show !!

Just like the first phase of the event – The second half also came to a magnificent close with the team behind the event and the three fashionaistas owning the center stage !!

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Post second phase Delicious dinner was served to treat our taste buds :)

What I wore for the Event ;)

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Top : Mango

Denim : Vero Moda 

Bag : Done By None

Neck-piece : Colaba Causeway

Watch : Sheen

Shoes : Zara

That’s all Folks – The curtains came down in an exquisite way to the spectacular event. It was one of its kind and my first face up with such a major event. I had a great time and enjoyed to the core. It will always stay right up there in the top shelf of my memory bank ;)

Well before leaving I was awarded with couple of freebies to take home alongside those sweet memories

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Thanks a bunch TONI & GUY !! <3 <3 <3 :) 

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