Suzanne, Sophie, Sunil and others at Araish
Presented by Allure & Marnrasa, hosted by siblings Mana Shetty, Rahul Kadri and Isha Mehra as a tribute to their mother the late Mrs. Vipula Kadri, Araaish, a one day shopping soiree in aid of Save the Children India Foundation is organized by Sharmilla and Shaan Khanna. Araaish was held on 4th October 2011 at Blue Sea, Worli in Mumbai.
The celebrity participants present were Mana Shetty and Isha Mehra , Virendra Kumar Bothra of Allure and Manrasa, Shaheen Abbas, Suzanne Roshan, Maheep Kapoor, Queenie Singh, Malini Agarwalla,
Renu Mehra, Azmina Rahimtoola and Aparna Badlani of Atosa, Priya Nathani of The Oak Tree, Masaba Gupta, Abha Singhania and Shreya Singhania of Shray , Alisha and Twisha Chinnai etc.
The guests who attended included Sunil Shetty, Rahul Kadri, Haseena Jethmalani, Radhika Ruia, Bijal Meswani, Bhavna Pandey, Anu Dewan, Seema Khan, Rukshana Eisa, Simone Singh, Tanya Godrej, Sangeeta Assomull, Sophie Choudhary, Ramona Narang, Kajal Fabiani, Renu Chainani, Laila Dhawan, Shabina Khan, Kekashan Patel, Shalini Shahani, Laila Motwane, Surily Goel, Anu and Indu Mahtani, Aarti Surendranath, Ekta Raheja etc.
Araaish was a day to shop for Navrati and the festive season ahead from leading lifestyle designers. The impressive list of participants in Mumbai were Allure & Manrasa Jewels , Maheep Kapoor, Suzanne Roshan, Masaba Gupta, Shaheen Abbas, Queenie Singh, Mana Shetty, Isha Mehra, Jewels by Renu Mehra for Mahesh Notandass, Atosa, Shray, Boobli from Calcutta, Sangeeta Khanna, Malaga, Mirangi from Jaipur, Priya Nathani (Oak tree), Bea Accessories, Nitya Vinod Arora, Parul, Preeti Shah, Raya by Vijeta R, Save The Children India, The Packaging Company by Anjali Kedia and Poonam B, Tina Sajdeh-Silver Strreak etc. The designers have created special lines exclusively for Araaish this season.
Allure & Manrasa Jewels is one of the leading creators of fine designer jewellery. Allure & Manrasa have chosen Araaish as the platform to introduce its jewelry collection in India. Manrasa introduces the following collections this year at Araaish –Natalie Diesel, Elements, Celestial, Baby Pearl and Adorning Gems. Says Virendra Kumar Bothra of Allure & Manrasa, “The charitable cause “Save the Child India” is very close to our heart and therefore Araaish has become an ideal event to start Allure & Manrasa’s journey in India.”
Says Mana Shetty, "It is heartening that supporters such as Allure & Manrasa are stepping forward to add value to our cause. It is the wonderful ladies who attend and shop here who play a major factor in contributing towards the success of Araaish .The funds raised will go a long way to secure our children's futures."
The binding factor amidst all the participants at Araaish is quality, exclusivity and style, underlined by a desire to contribute towards the larger cause of Save the Children India.
Save The Children India was founded by Late Mrs. Vipula Kadri in 1988, with an aim to serve children from the marginalized sections of society. Save The Children India has been tirelessly functioning in the field of child development and child rights since its inception and firmly believes in its conviction of making India a child friendlynation demonstrating this through its various innovative projects aiming at integrated child development. Save The Children India has been successful in achieving the desired results in the field of Education and Health at the same time, Save The Children India also has been a pioneer organization in launching a anti trafficking initiative through a network of civil society organizations at south Asia level.