Kolkata, 23 November 2023: Bridal Trendsetters, a pioneering initiative to infuse jewellery and fashion for the national gems and jewellery industry of India by The Retail Jeweller, made a glittering Fashion Show with its ‘Kolkata Edit’ in association with The Jewellery Diaries at JW Marriott, Kolkata on November 21, 2023.
For the first time, four jewellers and their customers walk the ramp along with models, flaunting each enterprise’s dazzling bridal jewellery collection. Transcending boundaries of fashion, Bridal Trendsetters in association with Nanhi Kali – K.C. Mahindra Education Trust created a noble opportunity in corporate social responsibility and community empowerment for every participating retailer. The event will sponsor the education of 15 girl children based in the Darjeeling centre of Nanhi Akali.
Mr. Samit Bhatta, Publisher and retail Jeweller in India, Middle East, said, “It is a milestone in itself to bring out the essence of beauty from eastern and north-eastern states of India through the Bridal Trendsetters. Each participating brand are master of their own league. We hope for a super-successful fashion show that also touches the lives of the community at the grassroots level.”
Commenting on the event, Mr Siddharth Sawansukha, MD, Sawansukha Jewellers, said, “Adorning an Indian bride with the best of jewellery and seeing them look goddess-like is an ambition each jeweller shares. Topping that off with the noble opportunity of educating girl children, The Bridal Trendsetters is already on its way to win hearts and I’m proud of Sawansukha Jewellers being a part of it.”
Mr. Suvankar Sen, MD & CEO of Senco Gold & Diamonds, said, “It delights us to be a part of an association that combines fashion and community service in such an amazing way. I believe that this initiative of Bridal Trendsetters will set an example of Fashion and Community service going together.”
Mr Krishan Soni, Director, Manik Chand & Sons Jewellers, Guwahati, said, “The fashion scene across the globe is permeating cultures and this platform provided a great opportunity for retailers to experience the latest trends, imbibe and learn from inspirations showcased on the ramp.”
Mr. Arvind Soni, Director, of Mahavir Danwar Jewellers, said, “Consumers in the jewellery industry want to see designs with a compelling narrative that are also in vogue. The Bridal Trendsetters has, time and again, blended quintessential Indian designs with global trends. We are happy to participate this year as an exhibiting jewellery brand.”
Showstoppers of the event included Actor – Former Miss India Ushoshi Sengupta, and actors – Payel Mukherjee, Sayantika Guhathakurata and Bulbuli Panja.