With over 1000 on-spot registrations and 200 hosted buyers from across India, Couture India Bridal Edit witnessed an astounding response from the industry
Couture India, the nation's most esteemed B2B luxury jewellery boutique exhibition, unfolded its grandeur from September 29th to October 1st at the opulent Taj Palace in New Delhi. This year's event, proved to be an unforgettable celebration of the finest craftsmanship and design in the jewellery industry.
Couture India 2023 brought together an exclusive community of renowned heritage brands, emerging design talent, and esteemed retailers, creating an unparalleled platform for networking, discovering new trends, and celebrating the artistry of jewellery. The event was proudly presented by the Indian Jeweller Magazine (IJ), known for its commitment to promoting excellence and innovation in the jewellery sector.
With over 1000 on-spot registrations and 200 hosted buyers from across India, the show witnessed an astounding response from the industry. The exhibition featured 70 manufacturers exhibiting their finest creations across two halls, the Hall of Heritage and the Hall of Sparkle. This unprecedented gathering of jewellery excellence further solidified Couture India's position as the most exclusive and intimate destination for luxury jewellery in the nation. Some of the exhibiting brands included House of Sparsh, Raniwala Jewellers, House of Umrao, Sanskriti Jewels, Sensuel, Wondercuts, Neetti Atelier, Achal Jewels, Ghatiwala Jewellers, Rambhajo’s, Anan Jewels, Anand Ranawat, Savio Jewellery and more.
For the very first time, the show also presented the “Emerald Lounge” dedicated to the enchanting world of emeralds. In collaboration with the prestigious JJS – Emerald Promotion Group – the endeavour brought together 14 direct emerald suppliers from India, each showcasing both rough and polished diamonds along with exquisite emerald jewellery.
"Our success lies in the fusion of tradition and innovation. Couture India stands apart because it's not just a show; it's a celebration of timeless craftsmanship and cutting-edge design, where every piece tells a unique story. We were happy to see the staggering response from buyers this year as well,” said Arpit Kala, Show Organizer.
Retail Innovation section of Couture India has been a definitive platform for the jewellery industry's cutting-edge technologies and avant-garde concepts in retailing. In a world driven by ever-evolving consumer preferences and digital transformations, the Retail Innovation section stands as a testament to the jewellery sector's adaptability and forward-thinking spirit. This time the section had Diamonds On Call, Mehta Tools and V-Design Architectural Solutions, who showcased their services to retailers and manufacturers alike.
For the second time in a row, the show also had a special section for emerging designers called the Designer Nook. The participating companies included Enesse, Empriyal, Jewellery by Art, NJ by Shrey Nigotiya, Masterstrokes and Tichu. Hall of Facets was a space exclusively carved out for cut and polished diamond and gemstone companies. Some top names exhibiting at Hall of Facets included Dharmanandan Diamonds, SGL Labs, KGK Diamonds and TT Gems.
One of the key USPs of Couture India show is its format wherein exhibitors and retailers are able to foster one-on-one connection and conduct business in a leisured manner. The networking evening, Shaam Mastani where singer Suryaveer Hooja brought the crowd together with his performance was certainly a night to remember. The show also witnessed the 4th edition of India’s Coolest Store Awards where 21 awards were given out to retailers across 16 categories for their retail excellence.
Couture India 2023's phenomenal success marked a remarkable comeback for the jewellery industry, providing a unique opportunity for industry professionals to reconnect, forge new partnerships, and discover the latest trends in luxury jewellery. The event showcased the industry's resilience and creativity, setting the stage for even greater achievements in the future.