It’s time to get choosy. From garments to gadgets, check out what you want to buy this fortnight.
The Grande Collection
De Grisogono has now added to its Instrumen to collection a rectangular model with a very large aperture for the date and a new case. It’s a stylish, yet, resolutely masculine timepiece. The new watch offers active and sophisticated men a new automatic clockwork model with a large display. The Grande Collection watch has a polished white gold frame and a white galuchat strap. Price:
On request Availability
: De Grisogono Boutique, Shangri-La Hotel, New DelhiMirari Galuchat Cuffs
Fancy a bracelet? Make it a style statement by adding the galuchat cuff from Mirari to your collection. Crafted from rare jewels and unflawed diamonds, the pieces are unique and come in “wave”, “leaf”, “flower” or “wing of an angel”designs. Price:
Rs 2,02,600 to Rs 4,93,300 Availability:
Mirari Store, The Shangri-La Hotel, New DelhiScarlet LCD
This new LCD from LG is a fashion statement. The 47-inch and 42-inch TVs come with full HD (1920 x 1080p) and a dynamic contrast ratio of 50,000:1. A cut-out in the lower part of the bezel serves as a decorative focal point, which is surrounded by red LED lights with a soft-touch sensor, making even turning the TV on or off more appealing. The intelligent sensor senses colour, temperature and illumination of the surroundings. It analyses ambient light and automatically adjusts the screen’s brightness, contrast, colour, sharpness and white balance to optimal levels, reducing eye fatigue. Price:
42-inch TV: Rs 1,09,000 and 47-inch TV: Rs 1,60,000 Availability:
LG stores across the countryThe Sun Collection
From Dolce & Gabbana
These new shades from Dolce & Gabbana are elegant, sophisticated and come in sparkling designs. The collection includes six unique models for men and women. Rich materials and intricate details define the collection. Price:
Rs 16,630 to Rs 21,840 Availability:
Leading optical outlets across the countryCKJ Spring-Summer 2008 Collection
CKJ Spring-Summer 2008 Collection
CKJ has launched a new range of lighter fabrics for both men and women. There is an interplay of natural and organic fabrics throughout the range. Distressed and washed denims create an understated, relaxed look, contrasting with structured, garment-dyed cottons for a tailored feel. The colour palette is varied with washed blues, pale steels, and deep indigo being some of the shades.
Price: For men: Rs 1,495 to Rs 9,495; for women: Rs 1,295 to Rs 9,495
Availability: Calvin Klein stores at Select City Walk, Saket, New Delhi, Lifestyle Oasis Mall, Koramangala, Bangalore, and Vama, Peddar Road, Mumbai
Swarovski has crystallised the most beautiful specimens of flora and birds into collectors’ items. Multicoloured and finely faceted, the crystal creations pay homage to the beauty of nature. Available in different sizes, these new objets d’ art are part of the Crystal Paradise range of creations.Price:
Rs 14,000 to Rs 41,000 Availability:
Swarovski stores at M-6 M Block Market, GK-I, New Delhi and 231 Link Corner Building, Linking Road, Mumbai
From Swati Modo
Swati Modo has come out with its brand new shoe collection Seren that's colourful and dominated by bold colours. Choose from a wide variety of heels, styles and materials and even a few Swarovski-studded pairs.
Price: Rs 4,295 to Rs 18,000
Availability: Swati Modo store in Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi and Vasundhara Yojna, Ghaziabad
The Cummerbund and Silver Oxford shoes are the hottest accessories from Gucci’s Spring Summer Collection. Stylish yet classic, the cummerbunds are available in different colours, including graphic multistriped cummerbunds that could be worn on different occasions. The Silver Oxfords in patent leather can be perfectly teamed up with evening wear.
Price: Cummerbund: Rs 22,500; Silver Oxford: Rs 29,950
Availability: Leading retail stores across the country
Romance Eau Fraîche
By Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren has launched a new Limited Edition Fragrance for women— Romance Eau Fraîche—a romantic number for the spring-summer season. The fragrance comes with a water lily and lotus whiff, enhancing its musky base with a playful sparkle.
Price: Rs 4,700
Availability: Leading stores in metros
The Encircle’ Enjoy your favourite cup of tea with Artd’inox's new tea set, ‘The Encircle’. Inspired by the shape of earth, this piece of art in stainless steel promises to complete the tea-drinking experience and has been created keeping in mind international trends. Its double walled stainless steel cups prevent tea from burning your lips and at the same time keep it refreshing and warm. Price:
Rs 5,400 Availability:
Artd’inox stores at 4B Khan Market in New Delhi, 22 Raghuvanshi Estate, Lower Parel in Mumbai and leading stores in metros