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Shaadi Chic: Shaadi Belles + Luxemi’s bridal show in New Jersey


Hello Luxemi lovers! We’ve got a festive treat for you — one you are bound to love. For all of you who are scouting for the season’s trendiest Indian wear to hit the wedding season, we’ve got you covered. Along with the fabulous ladies at Shaadi Belles, we bring to you a stylish bridal show, Shaadi Chic, to put all your bridal shopping dilemmas to a rest! Head over to the Marriott Hotel in Teaneck, New Jersey on Sunday, November 10 between 12-5 PM for an elegant selection of Luxemi’s latest wedding collection including bridal wear, accessories, jewelry and the works!

Trust us when we say that there are several reasons to be excited. The first being that celebrity designer Payal Singhal, a name we absolutely swear by when it comes to desi wear, we will be showcasing the latest collection at the event. Luxemi will also be debuting its lovely new bridesmaid collection of salwars and gowns by Chicago-based designer Sahar Dada. And your better halves needn’t feel left out either… there are plenty of menswear options to shop from too. That’s not all. We also have a fabulous lounge set up just for you. So come network and mingle with like-minded individuals. We promise it will be exciting.

So it’s time to loosen the purse strings and gear up for an indulgent day of some serious retail therapy and pure fun. We’ll be there too, to chat weddings, Indian fashion and the latest trends.

We’d love to see you. So do drop in to say hello!

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Luxemi + Indian Weddings Magazine Pop Up: Chicago June 13th, 2013


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by | June 11, 2013 · 4:22 pm

Indian Weddings + Luxemi Event – Chat With Us In Chicago!

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Calling all Chicago Luxe fans: There’s an awesome event on Friday, December 7 that we want you all to know about. If you’re into Indian fashion, are planning a wedding soon, or just want to chat with Luxemi or Indian Weddings over cocktails, you’ll definitely want to join us for the Indian Weddings Winter Edition Launch!

Here are all the details: Indian Weddings (a mag we absolutely love!) is hosting a release party for its new Winter Edition at the Ivy Hotel in Chicago (233 E. Ontario Street) from 7 to 10 p.m. on December 7, and it’s invited Luxemi as one of its special guests. Stop by to see the new Indian Weddings issue (which Luxemi is featured in!)  and talk with us about ways to infuse a little Luxemi into your wedding style! We’ll also have fabulous Luxemi apparel and accessories for you to check out. You can R.S.V.P. here.

Also on tap for the event are crafted cocktails, hors d’eouvres, VIP swag bags, and a sneak peak at the Indian Weddings Winter Issue. Oh, and did we mention Chef Suzy Singh, who you may remember from Master Chef Season 2, will be on-hand providing some culinary inspiration?

We hope all our Chicagoan Luxe fans will join Luxemi, California South Asian Bride Indian Weddings, and Chef Suzy Singh at this fabulous event! We can’t wait to see you there. 

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Black Friday Holiday Makeup Deals 2012 + Luxemi Cyber Monday Sale

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the biggest and best shopping day of the year is nearly upon us: Black Friday. A day devoted to nursing your food coma while getting your holiday gifts for a steal, Black Friday is best when you come prepared. That’s why we’ve chosen our favorite holiday makeup deals just for you, our Luxe fans. Better still, we’ve paired these heavily discounted makeup steals with Luxemi looks you’ll look fabulous in this holiday season (which, by the way, are 20% off on Cyber Monday)!

YSL + Luxemi

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Yves Saint Laurent, one of our favorite luxury makeup brands, is offering 20% off plus free shipping across its website. We especially love YSL’s Volume Effet Faux Cils waterproof mascara in signature violet. A little violet mascara is the perfect compliment to Luxemi’s wine salwar with shell embroidery.

Sephora, Bare Minerals + Luxemi

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Sephora is offering a ton of Black Friday deals, with great makeup being offered for only $10. Our favorite ten-dollar deal is the Bare Escentuals Bare Minerals Let It Glow set, a two piece kit for a perfect touch-of-sun glow (a $42 value!). The deal goes live on Black Friday and is sure to sell out, so make sure to take advantage of it and other killer deals from Sephora. Want the perfect salwar to accent your new glow? Try Luxemi’s Shimmer Georgette Salwar by Nikasha.

Rain + Luxemi

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Ready to indulge your inner beauty queen? Rain, the official makeup of the Miss America pageant, is perfect for when you want to make a more dramatic makeup statement. Now through the end of Black Friday, Rain is offering 40% off everything on its website. We particularly love Rain’s Silky Duo Eye Shadow in Samba and Woo, which pairs perfectly with Luxemi’s tonal saree with paisley detail.

MAC + Luxemi

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Forget Black Friday, it’s time for Grey Friday! To celebrate the biggest shopping day of the year, MAC Cosmetics is releasing Grey Friday, a special duo of silvery black lipstick and polish available to shoppers only on November 23, both online and in stores. Make sure to pick up this exclusive line before it disappears along with Black Friday deals. Use this glamorously grey duo to amp up Luxemi’s black and white jamdani saree by Neeru Kumar.

And here’s Luxemi’s Black Friday deal for you: we’re offering free shipping all week, and 20% off all items on Cyber Monday (November 26) with the promotion code CYBER20, so make sure to check out our carefully curated collection of Indian apparel and accessories. Happy holidays!

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Luxemi’s Huge Festive Season Sale – 40% off on Retail Looks from Satya Paul and more!

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If you’re anything like us, you’ve been dying to rock a new saree, salwar or accessory during festive season. And our huge retail sale (going on now!) makes it easier than ever for our Luxe fans to celebrate Diwali in designer style.

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Here’s how it works: Between now and November 7, Luxemi’s entire collection of fabulous retail fashion is 40% off. You’ll save big on our gorgeous blouses, sarees, salwars, lehengas, and accessories, and that includes pieces by designers like Satya Paul, Kavita Bhartia and Nikasha! Just visit our website, pick the “buy” looks you love, and give yourself a high-five for saving so much money on the stunning new additions to your wardrobe.

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A promotion like this doesn’t come around everyday, so be sure to take advantage of these gigantic savings before the sale ends on Wednesday!

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Luxemi Spring 2013 Photoshoot – Behind the Scenes in Soho

We wish we could have had all our Luxe fans with us last week when we took over New York City for Luxemi’s spring photoshoot — that’s why we made sure to document the two-day trip just for you. Here’s a behind the scenes look at our Soho adventure and the fabulous fashion photos you’ll be seeing around Luxemi soon!

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After touching down in NYC, the Luxemi team set up shop in Soho and the amazing Pod Hotel. We had photographer Mike Fortner, hair/makeup artist Jenni Higgins, saree stylist Kavita Shah and PA Sunishi Tolia on board to make sure our gorgeous model and our sarees shone. The team killed it!

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Even a dark sky and the threat of rain couldn’t keep us from capturing some amazing photos of the beautiful Vasanthi Sara (who has shined in some exquisite  Vogue photoshoots!) in Luxemi. Our unofficial themes were “gypsy bride” and “modern Indian,” and Vasanthi totally rocked both vibes during the two-day photoshoot.

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And did we mention the gorgeous Luxemi accessories? We call this the bauble bar.

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We can’t wait to share the rest of our photos and the stunning new sarees we have coming your way for Spring 2013. Be sure to check the Luxe Report each week for more Luxemi news, fashion advice and trend reports to keep you looking chic this fall and winter!  

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Rock Your Pink Saree

The fight against breast cancer unites women around the world every October. But if you’re an Indian woman, you have all the more reason to show your support this Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Statistics show that over the next few years, a breast cancer epidemic in India is going to put our mothers, sisters and female friends and loved ones at a much higher risk for this tragic disease. Join Luxemi in spreading breast cancer awareness by rocking your pink saree this month.

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About 90,000 Indian women die from breast cancer each year, making it the leading causes of death for women in the country’s urban areas. And by 2020, the World Health Organization says 1 in 8 Indian women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime.

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With numbers like that, it’s no wonder that celebrities like Sonam Kapoor and major organizations like the Forum For Breast Cancer Protection are stepping in to teach the public about early detection strategies. If you haven’t seen the NGO’s short film, “We Can Defeat Breast Cancer,” you should definitely watch it now: it shows how to give yourself a breast exam and provides a ton of useful information about breast cancer prevention.

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Wearing pink is one of the most symbolic ways to show your support for the fight against breast cancer. Don’t have a pink saree in your closet? You’ll embody the breast cancer pink ribbon in our “Tied with a Bow” Georgette Saree, which has a rosy pink hue and delicate gold ribbon borders. To make a more vibrant display of your support, we’re loving the details and punchy vibe of this Barbie Pink Saree with Crystals. And if you prefer softer pinks, Luxemi has two sarees made for you: this artsy Peach and Pink Ombré Bollywood Saree with Sequins and this Georgette Saree with Beaded Waves.

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To complete your pink look, Luxemi loves this regal Victorian Pendant Set with Pink Stones. And this Victorian Pink Tourmaline Set is one of our favorite pieces in Luxemi’s accessory collection. Between its chic, 1960s inspired brooches and intriguing hanging earrings, this set is the epitome of classic femininity.

Luxemi loves fashion with a social conscience. Have you rocked your pink saree  this month? When you do, send us a photo and we’ll feature your look on Facebook!

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Chicago Global Runway Fashion Show: June 24 – 25!

Chicago Global Runway Fashion Show + Luxemi

What do you get when you mix the latest Indian fashion, an incredible location and a good cause? The 1st Annual Chicago Global Runway fashion show, a South Asian fashion experience taking place June 24th – 25th at Preston Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center. Luxemi is excited to be a promotional sponsor of the event, which showcases international and local fashion designers including Payal Singhal, Reveti, Khoobsurat by Mani Kohli and AKIRA.

In addition to a fashion show, the event features a silent auction as well as a gala, the perfect place to wear one of your favorite sarees or salwars from Luxemi. At the silent auction, make sure to bid on Luxemi’s contributions: 1) a rental credit from Luxemi worth $250 which is good towards borrowing anything from Luxemi’s closet and 2) one of our favorite pieces, the Modern Kundan Set worth $358! On Saturday, June 25th, there will also be a pop up show at Hotel Allergo, where you can buy your favorite pieces from the fashion show and even meet with the designers.

But here’s the best part: proceeds from the event will go towards Save A Mother (Save a mother. Save a family. Save a community.), a not-for-profit organization that provides healthcare solutions to the poor in India. Since its inception in 2008, Save A Mother has worked with over 854 Indian villages to reduce maternal and infant mortality. By spending only $100 per village, its team of 2000 activists has successfully reduced maternal mortality from 645 to 65 and neonatal mortality by 41 to 9, all in just one year.

An event dedicated to high fashion and a noble cause? This is a Luxemi must attend event. There are only 300 tickets, so make sure you pick yours up before they sell out. You can purchase them at or call 312.715.8809.

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