Think Pink Cancer Ball in London

The anual event in support of cancer charities and hospital in India, Pakistan and in the UK

EBH presents its annual, Think Pink Cancer Ball in aid of Cancer Research UK, Indian Cancer Society and Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital, taking place on Saturday 29th November at Newland Manor, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Bucks HP8 4AD.

The ‘Think Pink Ribbon’ themed charity ball will raise funds and awareness for cancer charities and hospitals in India, Pakistan and UK. The event will be unique in terms of supporting communities across multiple countries and will bring together businessmen, entrepreneurs and professionals from all three communities, uniting to support the worthy cause.

Set against the elegant backdrop of Newland Manor, the Think Pink Cancer Ball will commence with a Pink Champagne Reception followed by an evening of sumptuous dining, world-class entertainment and high end South Asian fashion. The event is supported by leading luminaries from the international fashion landscape, Shyamal & Bhumika from India and Umar Sayeed from Pakistan, who will respectively present a runway show featuring their Winter ‘14 collections. Gujarat based designers Shyamal & Bhumika’s collections strongly reflect a passion for craft and heritage. The duo has an extensive portfolio of international clients as well as Bollywood artists such as Hema Malini, Sonakshi Sinha and Dia Mirza. Fashion heavyweight, Umar Sayeed, has been a leading light on Pakistan’s fashion scene for the last 25 years – a name with nationwide recognition and synonymous with ultra-chic and understated glamour. Umar Sayeed and Shyamal will be in attendance at the event.

A Fashion Against Cancer auction segment will feature donated pieces by further designers HSY, Neeta Lulla, Ekta Solanki, Sana Safinaz, Tarun Tahiliani, Mansi Malhotra, Maheen Karim, Sania Maskatiya, Faraz Manan, Rana Noman, Moazzam Abbasi, Nickie Nina, Omar Mansoor and Simar Duggal. On Sunday 30th November, the following day, EBH will be hosting aTrunk Show for the designers at St James’s Hotel and Club, 7-8 Park Place, St James’s, London SW1A 1LS. High end boutique, BIBI London, will be featuring a pop up at the Trunk Show, featuring Opulence, Amishi, Kari C & Kyra, Umar Sayeed and Shyamal & Bhumika.

As well as designing, managing and producing events, Hajira Ahmad is actively involved in various charity projects. Committed to raising awareness and funds for several cancer charities, she has been organising fundraising events for Cancer Research for the past 13 years and recently joined the Board of SOS Children’s Village in London. Hajira says, “Personally, this is a very close cause to my heart. I have seen both my parents suffer and unfortunately lost both my parents to cancer.”