Gayatri Ruia hosts Preview & Luncheon for Royal Fables and Members of Indian Royalty


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Royal Fables, a heritage exposition that presents the rich, cultural imprint of Imperial India presented their debut show in Mumbai at the Palladium Hotel on 7th November 2014. The first ever Royal Fables show in Mumbai gave the city an unmatched opportunity to view the creations from the workshops of the Royal Families from India. This unique exposition showcased a rich repertoire of craft and fashion created by the royals themselves,

A unique platform founded by Anshu Khanna, a communications professional who has a great penchant for promoting good design, Royal Fables is her little attempt to preserve and recreate the aura of the bygone, regal era. Royal Fables attempts to infuse a contemporary idiom in the art, design, and crafts of these regal patrons to make it meaningful in the modern context. “Royal Fables today has become like the annual festival that some of our most celebrated royals await and participate in with full gusto. It is their platform and my attempt to salute the creative outpourings of the scions of the erstwhile princely families, who in the hustle-bustle of life have not forgotten their vital role as craft patrons,” says Khanna.

A Select Preview and Lunch for the members of Indian Royal Families and other guests was hosted on Friday 7th November by Gayatri Ruia, at Sven Kitchens, the world cuisine restaurant at the Palladium Hotel. .

The Special Guest for the afternoon was none other than Princess Diya Kumari of Jaipur. Also present were Princess Radhika Raje Baroda, Princess Rajni Kumari Wankaner, Kunwarani Ritu Sinhji, Princess Krishna Kumari Panna, Umang Hutheesingh and many more from Imperial India. Guests who enjoyed an afternoon of shopping and interacting with the royals were Zeba Kohli, Rashmi Uday Singh, Rashmi Nigam, Azmina Rahimtoola, Kunika Singh, Anita Dongre, Pallavi Jaikishan, Gauri Pohoomull, Aarti Surendranath, Nisha Jamwval etc. Also present was Anshu Khanna, Founder of Royal Fables.

Guests enjoyed a royal spread of cusisines from across the world, from Japanese sushi to Indian curry, from Burmese Khaosuey to Mediterranean tagines as Seven Kitchens laid out a lavish spread for all

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