After studying graphic design, textiles and print in Mumbai, Saloni Lodha designer moved to Hong Kong to sell bespoke dresses before heading to London, where she attended the prestigious Central St Martin's college and completed a couture hand-sewing course. The resulting label, Saloni, mixes Western techniques with Indian embroidery with an exotic, pretty result. It launched earlier this year and is perfect for fans of feminine, pretty, whimsical dresses.

The Saloni label is available at and Harvey Nichols. Shown above are the Alara dress for £189 and the Kyra top for £97 (reduced from £324).