NewsVoir | 15 Apr, 2016
Harperâs BAZAAR marked seven years in India with a party at Shangri La- Eros, New Delhi, recently.
Designers, artists, models, and entrepreneurs gathered at the hotelâs new Grappa Bar as they celebrated the landmark occasion with Sanjay Thapar, CEO, Lifestyle Magazines, India Today Group; Nonita Kalra, Editor, Harperâs Bazaar. In attendance were the crÃ¨me de la crÃ¨me of the city: JJ Valaya, Suneet Varma, David Abraham and Rakesh Thakore, Gauri Karan, Shivan Bhatia & Narresh Kukreja, Kalyani Chawla, among others. And, of course, Aroon Purie, Editor-in-Chief, and Kalli Purie, Group Synergy and Creative Officer, The India Today Group.
Mr. Prashant Sood, Director - Eros Group says "It gives us immense pleasure to be a part of the 7th anniversary celebration of Harper's Bazaar India and we are delighted to host the evening at our newly opened bar Grappa".
Mr. Parmeet Singh Nayar, General Manager - Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel, New Delhi says "Grappa is a place where modern innovation is blended with classic reverence, and we are honored to host the 7th anniversary celebration of Harper's Bazaar India."
The special anniversary issue also presents the second edition of the Bazaar Inspires project, aimed to promote one Indian textile each year. It launched with khadi; this time round, it was ikat. Sixty-eight designers, from Rohit Bal to Bibhu Mohapatra, created their own versions of the traditional weave, and the result is a stunning fashion editorial, Dyed in the Yarn. The party brought that shoot to life with an exhibit displaying the garments created especially for Harperâs Bazaar.
About Harperâs Bazaar India
Hearst Magazines, the publishers of Harperâs BAZAAR across 27 countries, partnered with the India Today Group to present the worldâs oldest fashion magazine in India. Itâs where fashion gets personal, and the Indian edition appeals to the smart, elegant, global woman who cares as much about style as substance. Since the brandâs launch in 1867, it has continued to thrive, and its 29th Indian edition matches the exacting standards set by its sister publications worldwide.
Grappa is named after one of Italyâs most popular drink, the bar has a dynamic, casual and friendly vibe, boasting both indoor and alfresco seating. While you can enjoy early evening aperitifs on the open-air terrace and garden lawn, the warm wooden interiors with muted lighting and French windows has a contemporary Italian tone with an energetic yet effortless vibe.