Hot buys

From designer tie-ups to limited edition launches, there's plenty of stuff generating a buzz this April.

Anumeha Chaturvedi | Print Edition: April 4, 2010


Smartphone from Samsung
Designed by Giorgio Armani, Samsung Smartphone includes the Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system, a unique two-step tilt hinge form factor with both a QWERTY keyboard and a stunning 3.5-inch ultra brilliant amoled full touch screen.

PRICE: Rs 40,000

AVAILABLE AT: Leading electronics stores across the country

Eyewear from Tom Ford
From the 1950s vintage to the retro styles of the '70s, the new eyewear range from Tom Ford blends design influences across decades and boasts colourful acetate frames in a variety of shapes.

PRICE: Rs 16,800-22,600

AVAILABLE AT: Leading optical outlets across the country

Accessories from Canali
The Spring/Summer range from Canali includes some colourful and stylish pure silk ties, calf skin wallets and belts. The highlight: Rhodium crest cufflinks with Swarovski crystals and tiger eye details.

PRICE: Rs 4,500-9,000

AVAILABLE AT: Canali boutiques at ITC Maurya, New Delhi; JW Marriott, Juhu, Mumbai; and UB City, Bangalore

"Cool Effect" from Ermenegildo Zegna
"Cool Effect", the latest cutting-edge innovation from the house of Zegna, is the first fabric to offer protection against the heat produced by direct natural sunlight. The fabric, which reflects the sun's rays, perfectly fits the form and highlights the natural motion of the body.

PRICE: Rs 1,20,000

AVAILABLE AT: Ermenegildo Zegna stores in UB City, Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalore; DLF Emporio, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi; and The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Apollo Bunder, Mumbai


Clutches from Princess K
Evening Princess, the new range from Princess K, includes a wide variety of stylish, sequined clutches in green, fuschia and purple.

PRICE: Rs 3,000 upwards

AVAILABLE AT: Cypress, Bandra (West), Mumbai

Greta Garbo from Mont Blanc
On the occasion of her 100th birthday, Mont Blanc has introduced the limited edition Greta Garbo range. Its sterling silver cap with black lacquer inlays, the clip ring, studded with diamonds and the clip, set with white Akoya pearl, reflect the beauty and glamour associated with the legendary Hollywood star.

PRICE: On request

AVAILABLE AT: Mont Blanc boutiques at The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Apollo Bunder, Mumbai; The Taj Mahal Hotel, Mansingh Road, New Delhi; and The Collection, UB City, Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalore

Jewellery from My Rose
My Rose for every occasion is a stunning collection of rings, earrings and pendants, set in diamonds, emeralds and rubies.

PRICE: On request

AVAILABLE AT: Rose Salon, Hormuz Mansion, Breach Candy, Mumbai; and Nelson Mandela Road, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi

Bergamot Collection from L'Occitane
The finest and most exquisite bergamot is produced in Calabria, Italy. L'Occitane has chosen the radiantly fresh aroma of this little citrus fruit and combined it in a varied range of perfumes, moisturisers, hand creams and shower gels.

PRICE: Rs 995-2,995

AVAILABLE AT: L'Occitane stores in Khan Market, and DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi

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