Anmol was founded in 1986 by Ishu Datwani, a first-generation jewellery entrepreneur. Reinventing itself time and again, the jewellery label renders itself relevant to modern-day women, while carrying with it intrinsic cultural influences. Keeping in mind the weight, flexibility in wearability and high-finish of the jewellery, each piece is made using superior craftsmanhip. With this, the jewellery-giant finds patrons in many Bollywood personalities like Shilpa Shetty, Lara Dutta, Malaika Arora, Urvashi Sharma and Preeti Jhangiani, as well as real women and the 21st century bride.
What to look out for?
The latest collection is inspired by the ‘Era of Aristocrats’ who loved large diamonds, and rare gemstones. The inspiration is drawn from the jewellery chests of royal heiresses and exuberates elegance, grace and timelessness in a contemporary design language. These designs are crafted keeping in mind the eloquence of royal women who make a statement with their individuality. It revives antiquity with a blend of contemporary appeal by capturing the flavour of modern-day royals. Expect diamond jewellery studded in a micro-pave setting, making the pieces light. There are also some modular pieces with detachable and changeable bits that can be worn in different ways. Furthermore, cutting-edge technology has been incorporated to create the jewellery pieces.
Rose gold has been worked with extensively this season and has become a very popular trend for its classy, elegant and luxurious look. Light jewellery pieces are also becoming more popular than heavier ones, and the trend to look forward to this year will be classic European-inspired designs.
Who is a standout bride today?
Modern brides who experiment with one statement piece of jewellery, like a hair ornament or an oversized diamond nose ring, make a standout bride. Since ethnic and traditional Indian bridal accessories are back in fashion, accessories like haathphool, nose rings, maathapatti, armband and kamarbands are being interpreted in a contemporary way. Using uncut diamonds, coloured gemstones and diamonds, these pieces make a bold statement.
A timeless jewellery trend?
When it comes to bridal jewellery, most still prefer the traditional look for their wedding.
The most popular trend is of classic designs in diamonds or polki, and jewellery with a single coloured gemstone. Although a purchase depends on a bride’s personal style, a neckpiece is a must for every bride. An ethnic choker with a long-layered necklace gives the bride a regal look.
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