After months of anticipation amongst beauty-addicts, the first SEPHORA store in Mumbai is now open! Hundreds of fans lined up prior to the launch of the city’s brand new beauty destination at Palladium. The electric energy and excitement reached its peak with the entry of Bollywood glamazon Kangana Ranaut, who formally inaugurated the store.
Ever the gracious fashion icon, Kangana was seen sharing her must-do beauty tips with her 5 favourite SEPHORA Collection cult products – Colour Reveal Lip Balm, Mineral Foundation and Compact, Express Nail Enamel Remover, Smart-Liner, Colour Liplast and Outrageous Mascara. A beat-thumping flash-mob by the store’s team of young beauty consultants set the mood for the store opening.
SEPHORA- the revolutionary French global beauty retailer is home to a curated assortment of 200 world-class brands – including beauty classics, cult favourites, emerging collections and Sephora’s own private label – Sephora collection. Speaking on this exciting occasion, Kangana shared, “SEPHORA is one of my favourite brands and I love that it has now launched in Mumbai.
I have shopped for some of my favourite products here today and am thrilled to launch this iconic store closer home! It was fantastic to see the energy and enthusiasm amongst the waiting crowds to get in and shop for their favourite products!” SEPHORA also hosted an exclusive shopping preview and make up experiential for special guests, including Sarah Jane Dias, Dino Morea, Nishka Lulla, Payal Khandwala, Shibani Dandekar, Ellie Avram, Pallavi Sharda.
Aparna Badlani, Madhoo Shah, Karishma Tanna, Mandira Bedi, Krystle D’Souza, Sonali Kulkarni, Ramona Arena, Shruti Seth and Tanaaz Bhatia were seen indulging in some serious retail therapy over sparkling wine and delicious hors d’oeuvres with celebrity Dj Megha Kawale almost turning the store into a party place!