Mumbai’s most fashionable lounge and diner, F Lounge.Diner.Bar hosted the 2nd edition of its innovative concept-celebrity “F In Focus” with India’s leading costume designer, stylist and couturier Manish Malhotra.
The event focused on how Manish Malhotra has influenced fashion throughout India and other parts of the world. The celebrity wall took everyone back through 23 years of Manish’s entire journey in the fashion industry, showcasing his work, shows and a fusion of everything done by him. The celebrity wall was unveiled by him amidst a thunder of applause.The guests were seen congratulating him and Manish played the gracious host chatting animatedly with his guests.
His signature finger food Chicken Kathi Rolls ‘without onions’ and cocktail Apple Lychee Martinis were relished and praised by one and all.
The party witnessed eminent personalities such as Sheetal Mafatlal, Queenie Singh who was seen bonding closely with Avanti Birla who refused to pose for the shutterbugs, Avinash Gowariker, Hard Kaur who posed animatedly for the camera, nutritionist Pooja Makhija with friend Shraddha Salla, photographer Atul Kasbekar, Anil Chopra, choreographer Lubna Adams, actors and theatre personalities Aditya Hitkari and Divya Palat, Kavita Lakhani, independent actor, model and debutante in the film remake of ‘Zanjeer’;Ankur Bhatia with his wife and famous models like Shamita Singha, Tapur Chatterjee, Carol Gracias, Binal Trivedi, Candice Pinto, Muzammil Ibrahim, Alesia Raut, Viraf Patel, Sucheta Sharma amongst many.
Speaking on the association with Manish Malhotra, Mr Rajan Madhu, Director,F Lounge.Diner.Bar said, “Since it’s the beginning of the year and Manish Malhotra is one of the pioneers of the Fashion Industry, we thought it will be appropriate to start 2013 with someone who has contributed so much to fashion fraternity and Bollywood.”
F In Focus has been established as a property which aims at applauding and celebrating the achievements & accomplishments of established and upcoming talent from the field of ‘Fashion’
The party was an elegant soiree of glamour, fashion and food and everyone was seen dancing the night away to famous Bollywood songs like ‘Fevicol’, ‘Vele’, ‘Party Abhi Baaki Hai’ and may others.