Sanyukta & Ameya dazzled after Cate Blanchett on Red Carpet at the BFI London Film Festival world premiere of Pinocchio

The Pioneer sustainable Fashion Designer Sanyukta and her daughter Ameya stole the red carpet at the London World premiere of Pinocchio, in coordinating statement sustainable outfits. The star studded Red carpet was lit by A list Hollywood actress Cate Blanchett and the cast of the movie during the 66th BFI London Film Festival at the Royal Festival Hall in London, England.

Known as ‘Greta of Wedding World’ and ‘Green Goddess’, Sanyukta’s dresses have been admired on red carpets of ‘The Oscars’, ‘BAFTA’, ‘Cannes’ who also recently appeared in Tom Cruise’s Top Gun World Premiere Red Carpet in London, wore an elaborate custom-made Sanyukta Shrestha Sustainable gown. Her LFF red carpet look consisted of a Pink and Black puffed sleeved asymmetric corset gown made from recycled vegan silk and bamboo handcrafted in Nepal by empowering women through sustainable projects.

The Nepalese born British designer was joined by her eight-year-old daughter Ameya, who has distinctly inherited the good fashion gene. The young girl made a confident entrance with her mother, dressed in a custom made matching Sanyukta Shrestha Pink & Black eco-friendly vegan silk gown. She is the youngest British Nepali (ethnic minority) to attend the World Premier Red Carpet for the first time.

The aspiring artist, ballerina Ameya was also accompanied by her agent Abi Kingley- Parker, AKP Management Agency at the London premiere to show her support who also looked effortlessly chic in vibrant Sanyukta Shrestha ethical Nepalese Floral Printed Orange blazer and matching vegan silk trousers.

Also in attendance were Pinocchio movie’s co-stars Christoph Waltz, David Bradley, Gregory Mann, and Burn Gorman, as well as director Guillermo del Toro and his wife Kim Morgan.

Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio is a stop-motion animated film that reimagines the classic tale of the fabled wooden boy with a whimsical tour de force that finds Pinocchio on an enchanted adventure that transcends worlds and reveals the life-giving power of love.

Pinocchio will be released theatrically by Netflix in November before it hits the streamer on December 9.

Image Courtesy: Matthew Hubbert

Know More about Sanyukta Shrestha

A pioneer in Sustainable Luxury Women’s Wear and Bridal, Sanyukta Shrestha is a multi-award-winning designer with a cult following of women across the world celebrating the organic, vegan, luxurious, cruelty free handcrafted timeless designs. The Nepalese born British Designer has redefined the luxury market with her innovative sustainable creations while empowering women in developing countries since 1998. Winner of PETA Luxury Vegan Wedding Awards 2021, the London based designer has been recognised by the media as “the dawn of the sustainable movement”, “Green Goddess” and “the Greta of the Wedding World ” and was among the first to introduce sustainability to the bridal industry in 2011. Honoured with several national & international awards for graceful creations and innovative approach of empowering women in developing countries, one of the designer’s bridal creations is preserved in The Fashion Museum, Bath since 2012.

London College of Fashion gratulate Sanyukta Shrestha’s Zero waste approach, slow and transparent supply chain, minimal carbon footprint, and high-end designs prove her simple philosophy that “fashion should feel, look, and do good”. Every design reflects many hours of meticulous work using the hand-spun and hand weaved sustainable materials that pays tribute to the 1000 years old Nepalese Craftsmanship, creating a luxurious, sustainable, and ethically made “one of a kind” piece, ensuring the protection of the skin and the highly comfortable feel. Her designs have been worn by celebrities like Victoria’s Secret supermodel Candice Swanepoel, American girl band Fifth Harmony, Soprano’s Natalie Coyle and Laura Wright and Amy Nuttall to name a few. Also seen at ‘The Oscars’, ‘BAFTA’, ‘Cannes’, Sanyukta Shrestha collection from ‘haute couture’ to ‘Ready to Wear’ are available at Online store, London, and Lincolnshire ateliers, while the ‘made to order bridal’ are through selected stockists in the UK.


  • Best Design Award 1998, Nepal (Winner)
  • Best Designer of the Year 1999, Nepal.( Winner)
  • Best 8 Young Achievers of the Country 1999 in Fashion Field, Nepal
  • The Best Perfect Wedding Newcomer Award 2011, UK (Winner)
  • Bridal Innovation Award 2011 (Winner)
  • Brand Leader in Design (Source Awards 2012 – The Global Awards for Sustainable Fashion)
  • Perfect Wedding Names to watch Award 2013’, UK. (Winner)
  • KANTIPUR Year’s Top 10 Personality of Nepa in 2014 (Finalist)
  • Perfect Wedding Best Bridal collection 2014’ UK
  • Best Bridal Designer for the 2017 & 2018 UK Wedding Awards
  • British Bridal designer of the Year 2019.
  • Best of the Wedding Industry, Leading Specialists on Eco friendly & Sustainable Bridal Wear-2019’UK
  • Best Innovation 2020 UK (Finalist)
  • Wedding Boutique of the Year 2020 UK (Winner)
  • Good Brand Award 2020
  • Bridal Buyer ‘Editor’s Choice Award 2020’UK
  • Best British Design Talent BRIDAL BUYER AWARD 2022 (Finalist)


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