For the love of luxury

These new products are begging your attention. Across various segments like beauty, wellness and accessories. Take a look… and get your pick.

     Print Edition: Nov 4, 2007

These new products are begging your attention. Across various segments like beauty, wellness and accessories. Take a look… and get your pick.

Omega Planet Ocean ‘orange Mecanique’
omegaNo more turning green with envy… Omega just changed that colour code to orange. This jewellery watch retains the original diver’s watch functions, including the helium escape valve and water resistance to 600 m/2,000 ft. The white gold dial is overlaid with a black mother-of-pearl dial, creating an attractive dark blue shade that stands out against the bright orange of the alligator leather strap.
Price: Rs 34 lakh
Available at: Omega stores and dealers around the country

Tommy Hilfiger Beacon
A classic round dial for men exemplifies the smooth aerodynamic motion of a flight. It is available with a leather strap or bold brushed link bracelet.
Price: Rs 6,495

Tommy Hilfiger Cameron
This sleek feminine watch draws upon a history of Florentine design and is water-resistant to 50 m.
Price: Rs 5,495
Available at: Most leading watch stores

CALATRASI WINES

Marafusa Cataratto: Made from the cataratto fruit, which gives it a crème caramel smell—and tasting of toasty oak and rich taste of cataratto—this white wine can be best enjoyed with fish and lighter meats.
Price: Rs 800 per bottle
Available at: All retail liquor outlets

Terre di Ginestra Nero d’Avola: This award-winning wine is a full-bodied red. The palate is intense with a pungent fruit and a sweet oak taste. It can be best enjoyed with meats.
Price: Rs 800 per bottle
Available at: All retail liquor outlets

D’istinto Batheos: This is a medium-bodied red wine. It has a bright red colour, lifted spicy aromas and sweet cherry flavours with a spicy fruit finish. It goes with casual finger food, light cheese, and light meats.
Price: Rs 1,200 per bottle
Available at: All retail liquor outlets

LOUIS VUITTON 

Bags: Gone is the season for bags in metallised calf leather. The look this season is all about restrained colours, rich textures and subtle, womanly shapes. The signature monogram and Damier canvases from Louis Vuitton with the quintessential LV logo come in a wide variety of designs. The monogram handbags from Louis Vuitton, with exotic leather trimmings, are a tribute to the Dutch maker and to Vuitton’s signature leather goods.
Price: On request

Wallets: Brighten up those dreary workdays with the fiery red Diary wallet from Louis Vuitton in monogram Vernis leather. The brown and beige Agenda Partenaire wallet in Suhali leather from Vuitton is all about low-key elegance.
Price: On request
Available at: The Oberoi, New Delhi

 THE WESTIN, SOHNA GURGAON RESORT & SPA

ResortThe resort is spread across 38 acres of landscaped gardens and has 97 rooms and standalone suites. The bonus: the “Heavenly Spa” to help you rejuvenate and rediscover yourself. Each suite has a functional fireplace with a ‘Fire Menu’. Sounds new? Well, here you can choose the aromas of your choice… depending on your mood. The resort also has a ‘Bathologist Program’ where it organises a “Mediterranean Bath” for a complete rejuvenation experience. Westin brings with it its unique Westin Heavenly Bed, Westin Workout, Westin Kids Club, Westin Sensory Welcome, Westin Unwind—An Evening Ritual and lots more. It will open in November.
Price: On request
Website: www.starwoodhotels.com/westin/

SWAROVSKI ACTIVE CRYSTALS

Mirage Headphones: These are cushioned ear hook headphones with polished stainless steel body and silver coloured fabric cable, with fully faceted, exclusive oval-cut silver shade crystal. Providing outstanding concert-like sound and isolation against external noise, the acoustically tuned Neodymium micro drivers deliver powerful balanced sound to the centre of the ear.
Price: Rs 6,445

Lock in USB Memory key: These 1 GB USB sticks with password protection can store up to 250 songs or 1,000 photos. The body is made of polished stainless steel and set with baguette-cut silver shade crystals.
Price: Rs 9,745

Amazone Headphones: These must-have headphones have a polished stainless steel body, silver colour fabric cable, navette-cut silver shade crystal and neck straps with magnetic closure. The sound quality is excellent—they also provide isolation against external noise and the Neodymium micro drivers deliver fully balanced sound for enhanced listening pleasure.
Price: Rs 8,695
Available at: Swarovski stores across the country

ZEGNA SPORT BLUETOOTH iJACKET

This jacket allows you to use your cell phone and the iPod simultaneously–with the auto-volume adjust feature lowering the music volume when the phone rings. Equipped with a Bluetooth interface and a sleeve control panel, it allows for seamless interchangeability between phone conversations and music. Best of all, it has an integrated microphone on the jacket collar to allow voice dialling.
Price: Rs 86,500
Available at: Zegna South Asia, The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Apollo Bunder, Mumbai - 400001


Omas Arte Italiana MP 18K Gold
This handcrafted fountain pen comes with a piston filling system encapsulated in a cotton resin body with a gold-plated clip. The nib is 18K gold, while the 12-sided body is inspired by Doric columns from ancient Greek architecture.
Price: Rs 24,900

Omas 360 Mezzo
Made by Italy’s Officina Meccanica Armando Simoni, this handcrafted iceberg-coloured writing instrument is made from cotton resin and has inter-changeable rollerball-ball point tips. Colour options include mandarin orange, ruby red and blue-black.
Price: Rs 14,900

Omas Emotica Black
Winner of the Trophée du Stylographe 2007 award for Design and Artistic Creation, this titanium fountain pen has a cartridge converter filling system. The double clip on the pen’s cap opens up as a pen stand.
Price: Rs 19,900
Available at: Livtek India, 38, Amarchand Mansion, 16, Madame Cama Road, Colaba, Mumbai-400019

Visconti Alchemy
This pen was inspired by the psychologist Carl Gustaf Jung. There are only 1,038 pieces of this gold and silver-plated double ended pen available.
Price: Rs 9,745
Available at: Blues Clothing Company, G9, South Extension, New Delhi-110 049; 240, ‘Atria’, The Millennium Mall, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai-400 018

Tibaldi for Bentley
From Italy’s oldest pen manufacturer comes this special pen to commemorate 60 years of Bentley’s cars. There are just 1,100 such pens available worldwide.
Price: Rs 3.60 lakh
Available at: Blues Clothing Company, G9, South Extension, New Delhi-110 049; 240, ‘Atria’, The Millennium Mall, Dr Annie Besant RoadWorli, Mumbai-400 018

Jaguar D-Type 1956
This pen was designed to commemorate 50 years of the Jaguar D-Type car. It imitates the car’s sensual, curvaceous lines.
Price: Rs 2.52 lakh
Available at: Blues Clothing Company, G9, South Extension, New Delhi-110 049; 240, ‘Atria’, The Millennium Mall, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai-400 018

(Compiled by Tejeesh N. S. Behl, Bibek Bhattacharya, Anumeha Chaturvedi & Tejaswi Rathore)

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