GIRL ABOUT TOWN: Mark Shand's daughter Ayesha attends a glamorous bash alongside her late father's former girlfriend Ruth Powys
Like elephants, the family of the late conservationist Mark Shand never forget.
Shand’s daughter Ayesha was at a party thrown by his nephew Ben Elliot as an early send-off for 85 adventurers who are embarking on a 300-mile journey across Rajasthan to raise cash for Mark’s charity Elephant Family.
The party attracted a glamorous crowd, including Jasmine Guinness, Yasmin Mills and co-host Ruth Powys.
Mark Shand’s daughter Ayesha was at a party(left) thrown by his nephew Ben Elliot as an early send-off for 85 adventurers who are embarking on a 300-mile journey across Rajasthan to raise cash for Mark’s charity Elephant Family. Pictured right: Ayesha and Shand in 2012
Ruth was Mark’s girlfriend when he tragically died in 2014, leaving friends and family devastated.
Mark – the brother of the Duchess of Cornwall – left his entire estate to 22-year-old Ayesha, but Ruth’s colourful presence at the party shows they are all united.
Ruth, 39, has since married and now goes by the Hindu name Ganesh – a name which her late boyfriend would surely approve!
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