Stun the sun

At home, in a party, or even during board meetings, show ’em the stuff you’re made of.

Print Edition: February 24, 2008

Niagara Chandelier

Niagara Chandelier
Niagara Chandelier
Why you must have it: Draw gasps of surprise from friends when they stare at this masterpiece made of 104 graceful porcelain fairies.

The subtle light of the fibre optics brings the fairies to life.

Price: Rs 23.96 lakh.

Available at: Lladro showroom in Marine Drive, Mumbai

Vertu Ascent Ti

Why you must have it: A titanium chassis, a scratchresistant sapphire crystal face, bespoke ringtones created by the man who composes James Bond soundtracks and amazing technological back-up. This is a must-buy.

Price: Rs 3.26 lakh.

Available at: Popley & Sons, Mumbai, and select stores in Delhi

Queen of the Nile

Why you must have it: So carefully is each piece crafted that there are only 100 pieces of this limited edition porcelain creation available in the world. A masterpiece in porcelain.

Price: Rs 64 lakh.

Available at: Lladro boutiques on Marine Drive in Mumbai and M.G. Road in Bangalore

Golden Leaf Ashtray

Why you must have it: This “fallen leaf” ashtray is made of fine glass composite with 18 karat premium gold-plated metal. Smoking a cigar just got classier. Buy it now.

Price: Rs 1.37 lakh.

Available at: Ravissant stores at Kemps Corner and Cooperage Road in Mumbai

Asus Lamborghini VX1 notebook

Why you must have it: A fusion of information and automobile technologies, this superb new laptop boasts of an Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7400; Intel 945PM; Intel 3945ABG; DVD Super-Multi Double Layer; Bluetooth Mouse.

Price: Rs 2 lakh.

Available at: Select computer outlets in India

Silver Fountain

Silver Fountain
Silver Fountain

Why you must have it: Your neighbour asks how you water your indoor plants and you say: “Oh! my silver fountain channelises the water to the plants”—how cool is that? This is a limited edition piece. Go get it.

Price: Rs 6.75 lakh.

Available at: Ravissant, New Delhi

Di Grisogono lipstick watches

Why you must have it: Check the time, on your lipstick-shaped, diamond-studded watches and let others stare. Set in white gold, the price of these watches varies depending on the number of diamonds (all of 10.02 carats). Some have as many as 600 diamonds on them.

Price: Rs 35 lakh to Rs 1 crore.

Available at: Shangri-La Hotel, New Delhi


Why you must have it: Made from Citirine and South Sea pearls, this choker definitely packs a punch. Paired with earrings, this set is a must if you enjoy the finer things in life and have an eye for exquisite craftmanship.

Price: Rs 13 lakh(with earrings).

Available at: Ravissant stores at Kemp’s Corner and Cooperage Road in Mumbai

Panthere sunglasses

Why you must have it: It’s a Cartier; need we say more? The world will look better and brighter the moment you sport one of these. Friends and acquaintances at the party will be dazzled for sure.

Price: Rs 20,000-55,000.

Available at: Cartier stores in Mumbai and Delhi

The shine collection

Why you must have it: A watch that’s pure gold and a watch you can’t really walk into a store and buy. It is rather exclusive and brought to the store only after you confirm an order. Be one of the extremely lucky few in India to show off this sensation from Raymond Weil.

Price: Rs 11 lakh.

Available at: Popley & Sons, Bandra (W), Mumbai

18 Forever from Milleret

Why you must have it: Set in white or yellow gold with between 35 and 250 diamonds (depending on the model), these watches will make you feel like a queen.

Price: Up to Rs 5 lakh.

Available at: Just in Vogue in Mumbai, Vummidi in Chennai, C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons in Bangalore

Sapphire ring

Why you must have it: Wear this ring and you will always be known as the yellow sapphire woman. Dazzling isn’t it? What are you waiting for?

Price: Rs 5.15 lakh.

Available at: The Mirari store Shangri-La Hotel, New Delhi

Moschimo sunglasses

Why you must have it: There is more expensive eyewear around, but there’s a certain something to this one (maybe it’s the way the name is pronounced) that makes it so desirable.

Price: Rs 17,000 upwards.

Available at: Moschimo store at Taj Mahal Palace & Towers, Mumbai

Bentley pens

Bentley pens
Bentley pens

Why you must have it: People drive cars worth this much.

This limited edition pen from Bentley is a “gem” in every sense of the word. Trust us, your peers on the board of directors will turn green with envy when you take this out of your pocket.

Price: Rs 3.5 lakh.

Available at: Bentley Store, Delhi

Instrumento Uno

Why you must have it: These watches are polished 18K pink gold with a genuine black alligator strap. The crown sports a natural black diamond and it is water-resistant up to 30 metres.

Price: Rs 1-2 crore.

Available at: Di Grisogono, Shangri-La Hotel, New Delhi

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