Charmi Mandavia is the name behind Charmi Creations. She graduated from London College of Fashion in 2001 and with her unique collection of personally tailored wedding attire and one to one service has been winning the hearts of British Asian brides and grooms ever since.

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Charmi Creations
Residential Boutique – By appointment only
Pooh Corner, Sandy Lane
Northwood, HA6 3HB
London, UK

The Experience

Brief overview of the client order process

Initial Consultation

After making an appointment, the initial one to one consultation takes place in Charmi’s boutique. During this first meeting, we go through the whole collection and suggest various options available to the bride and groom. At this stage, clients get an opportunity to try on various outfits and see the styles that complement them the most.

At this stage, clients also go through Charmi’s extensive colour, fabric and embroidery samples, which they are able to mix and match to create their dream outfits.

Design Session

The next stage soon follows with a second appointment, ‘The Design Process’. Clients have a meeting with Charmi where they are encouraged, to bring any ideas, including magazine cuttings, specific colours, a particular style or a theme. Charmi will suggest different options on fabrics and embroidery to mix and match to create their dream outfits. She will then sketch the ideas and style on paper and write detailed information on the design sheet which is mutualy agreed.

Embroidery Sample

Once the client is happy and places an order; an embroidery sample is produced and shown to the client for approval. The purpose of the sample is to enable the bride to picture what the wedding outfit will look like. Usually choices of two embroidery samples are given to the client. At this stage it is still possible to make changes to colour, fabric and embroidery. The embroidery sample is for the bride to keep, allowing her to coordinate other aspects of her special day.

Work in Progress

Once all the details are finalised, the order is put into production. The clients, upon request, then get a copy of the sketch and can also request work in progress images of their dream wedding outfit. Once all the hand embroidery is done, the outfit goes into stitching where the dress is finished with a lot of care and attention to detail. Upon completion, the clients then get a full image of their outfit before they come for their fitting.

Fitting & Collection

Once the outfit is ready, clients return for a final fitting. If there are any minor alterations, these are carried out within a few days. Once the bride is completely happy, the outfit is steam ironed and carefully packed, ready to wear on the big day.

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  • Roshni Maher Avatar
    Roshni Maher

    Amazing clothing and amazing professional service. Highly recommend Charmi for any future brides and grooms. Thanks Charmi for making our special day extra special!

    4/09/2018
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    Reshma Hawker

    Dear Charmi

    Wow, what an amazing journey we had with the THE dress!!
    The whole experience from beginning to end was great - from meeting you at the wedding exhibition through to helping me with the finishing touches with my jewellery.

    Charmi was very accommodating to what I wanted, and helped design a beautiful bespoke outfits for my husband and I which looked incredible. We absolutely loved our outfits and felt like a prince and princess - Perfect for our big day. Thank you so much! I would highly recommend charmi creations!

    9/11/2018
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    Priya Patel

    I am so happy that Charmi was recommended to me. The whole process from start to finish was easy & stress free (not something you hear often in wedding planning!) My outfit is better than I had imagined & I cannot wait to wear it on my wedding day! Huge thank you to both Charmi & Aditi who have been fantastic.

    3/20/2015
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    Shama Dalal
    positive review 

    Have shopped from their base in India years back with my mother..... Charmi creations was embryonic back then....their eye for details n fabric choices n customer care needs nothing to even be said about...

    Good wishes to the Team...

    Shama Dalal

    12/04/2018
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    Veg Assani

    Excellent quality and excellent service. Highly recommended.

    12/03/2019
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    pooja desai

    I have bought several outfits with Charmi and also had something custom made. She always is friendly and professional and makes really helpful suggestions. I always get compliments whenever I wear her outfits and am happy to recommend her always.

    7/29/2017
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    Deepa D'Souza

    A fashion house that knows it's craft - stylish, professional, impeccably finished & perfectly fitted - with Charmi creations, you are guaranteed to feel a million bucks on your special day!

    2/12/2017
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    Balpreet Kang Primalani

    Elegant, Exquisite, Effortless! It is so beautifully created for each and every individual! Charmi Creations has character, charisma & comfort in their services & outfits! I loved every moment of my experience the moment i stepped into Charmi Creations. Thank you :)

    5/11/2017
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    Reema Agarwal

    Nothing better thank Charmi creations!

    11/12/2014
  • Ria King Avatar
    Ria King

    Thank you Charmi creations for your creations for Andy and I.. how one can create a dress that fitted so well when I hadn't even tried it on in a practice run is beyond me! Andy and I felt very special and had lots of compliments on our outfits. Thank you and would strongly recommend!

    10/22/2016
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    Subs Vyas

    The whole experience is one where you are treated like a valued member of the family and all that matters to CHARMI is how she ADDS value to you and all your expectations and you feel all your problems end when you reach out to her and she will do everything in her power to deliver what she promises, like your problems END and hers begin
    Love you CHARMI

    12/11/2019
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    Dipti Jagatia

    Thankyou so much Charmi for creating my dream lengha.For all those brides planning thier big day Charmi needs to be at the top of your list if you really want your dream outfit created. It will only ever be a one piece made for you. She made my vision and dream a reality. And before i forget oh my god the fitting is amazing. I truelly felt like a princess as soon as my outfit was on. She listened to what i wanted and created a magical piece that i know no other bride will have.

    7/29/2017
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    Rachel George

    Charmi designed a lehenga for my wedding reception outfit and it turned out beautifully. She has a lot of passion for her job and is great to work with. At my fitting, the outfit fit me perfectly and required no alterations! Charmi is very professional, reliable and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her-thank you Charmi!

    9/20/2019
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    Sheena Ravji

    Thank you Charmi the whole experience was fabulous from my first meeting with you to the fitting! Both the civil and reception dresses are stunning and I received so many lovely comments about them. You have been a pleasure to work with everything has been so smooth and timely just what a stressed bride needs! I would not hesitate to recommed you!
    Sheena Patel xx

    6/02/2017
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    Nita Sharma

    Every time I visit Charmi Creations I always walk out with big smile & beautiful outfit. Charmi is a very welcoming & great fashion stylist. Love her collection. She has a great team,Will definitely highly recommend her. She does not only have exclusive bridal collection but she also have lots of other great evening & party wear.
    Thank you Charmi for helping me find my outfit, which is simply the Best.

    12/21/2014
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    Bina Bhardwa

    I absolutely LOVED working with Charmi to create my wedding outfit! If it's inspiration and creativity you're after and an idea in your head that you want bringing to life, I couldn't recommend Charmi Creations enough.

    Charmi knows her stuff. She can be trusted to take on your vision and roll with it. She's friendly, patient and honest - integral to making sure your outfit and your day are perfect in every way.

    An incredible journey.

    With love,
    Bina xx

    12/16/2018
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    Drusty Dave-Bavishi

    We wanted to thank Charmi and her team for a helping us get our dream wedding look and making the process so easy even though we were oversees :)

    7/17/2017
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    Nishi Butani

    I bought my mehndi, hindu wedding and reception outfits from Charmi Creations and they were absolutely perfect! Everyone commented on how unique and beautiful my outfits were. The quality is faultless.. the outfits are so well made and they fit perfectly. Charmi is so lovely and accommodating and always goes the extra mile. The boutique is also lovely and Charmi offers such a personalised service. I recently bought a dress and chaniya choli from Charmi and they are also beautiful, can't wait to wear them! Xxxxxxx

    7/29/2017