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Stonehill International School brings Ace Indian Fashion Designers Shantanu & Nikhil to Jakarta ~ The City of Jakarta Revels in a Night of Glitz and Glamour

Jakarta, Indonesia – May 16, 2014: The citizens of Jakarta reveled in a night of fashion, glitz and glamour as Ace Indian fashion designers Shantanu & Nikhil unravelled their exquisite collection in the city today. The designers exhibited their top-of-the-line collection “The Shadows Within” as part of an exclusive evening hosted by Stonehill International School, an education initiative by Embassy Group – a leading Indian property developer.

The evening saw the gathering of celebrities, socialites, businessmen and prominent personalities of Jakarta. The event was hosted as an initiative to introduce Embassy Group and the Stonehill International School boarding program to the people of Jakarta and to also expose them to the world of high fashion from India.  The evening unfolded with a stunning fashion show which beautifully displayed the amazing collection of Shantanu & Nikhil – this was followed by an informal meet and greet session.

Commenting on the occasion, Jitu Virwani, Chairman and Managing Director, Embassy Group said, “Today, Jakarta is known as one of the luxury capitals of the world - we have come here to give the people of Jakarta a glimpse of luxury, ‘the Embassy way’.  We have associated with leading fashion designers in India Shantanu & Nikhil, whose designs and attention to detail is very similar to what we embody in all our real estate properties.  We are happy to bring you this exclusive fashion show to mark Embassy Group’s maiden visit to Jakarta and to formally announce the launch of the boarding program at Stonehill International School, the only full IB school in Bangalore. “

We have partnered with Embassy Group to showcase our common approach to design and creativity, to the people of Jakarta. Our aim is to introduce the latest innovations  in Indian fashion, which directly resonates with the core features of Embassy group’s properties across India. The theme of our collection, The Shadows Within, is based on the architectural nostalgia of pre-independence Kolkata and strongly reflects vintage India in its most contemporary form. We are thrilled to have had this opportunity to exhibit our latest spring-summer 14 couture collection and hope to come back more often to Jakarta with a larger range of our fashion line”, commented Shantanu & Nikhil.

About Embassy Group
Embassy Group is one of the leading property developers in India with a track record of over 28 years in real estate development.  Embassy has an extensive land bank across the country and has developed over 35 million sq ft of prime commercial, residential and retail space in India as well as Malaysia and Serbia. Embassy’s portfolio of real estate developments spans the commercial, residential, retail and hospitality segments of the real estate industry. While the commercial real estate business includes the development of business parks for the IT/ITeS sector, SEZs and corporate office space. Embassy’s ongoing residential projects include luxury apartments, villas and integrated townships. Embassy’s residential projects are also designed to obtain IGBC Green Homes gold ratings as part of the efforts towards creating sustainable developments.

About Stonehill International School
Stonehill International School, Bangalore is an education initiative of the Embassy Group. Stonehill International School was conceived to meet the needs of a growing community of people with global aspirations – Indian and expatriate citizens who expect not just the highest standard of education, but a system that is relevant internationally. It is this perspective of education that led the school to the International Baccalaureate continuum of education. Developed in consultation with the Council of International Schools (CIS), Stonehill is among select schools in India that offer all three IB programmes. As an IB World School, its curriculum, teaching methodology, faculty and facilities, have all passed the rigorous, intensive and globally consistent authorisation process followed by the International Baccalaureate (IB).  For more information visit

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Hemalatha Nair
Head - Marketing & Communication
Embassy Group