The best buys

From limited edition pens to handmade handsets, there's plenty out there to surprise your loved ones with this February.

Anumeha Chaturvedi        Print Edition: February 7, 2010


Constellation Ayxta from Vertu
Handmade in Britain, Constellation Ayxta boasts many firsts. Sporting a stainless steel body, aluminium detailing and leather elements, it's Vertu's first flip phone. Ayxta is also the first Vertu phone to offer City Brief. Using the onboard GPS, it detects your arrival in a new city and tells you everything you need to know.

PRICE: Rs 3,34,000-4,42,000
AVAILABLE AT: Ethos Summit stores across the country

Olympian Zeus from Fresh Line
Greek cosmetic brand Fresh Line has introduced its Olympian range, especially for men. The collection includes handmade shaving soaps and sandalwood and myrrh face and eye creams.

PRICE: Rs 295-2,375
AVAILABLE AT: DLF Place, Saket, New Delhi

Hugo by Hugo Boss
Characterised by a fresh burst of green apple and vibrant green top notes, Hugo, the new fragrance from Hugo Boss, is as distinctive as the sleek design of its limited edition bottle. Selected from over 13,000 entries submitted online, the winning design by Marvin Pedro was chosen for its expressiveness, creativity and stylish simplicity.

PRICE: Rs 3,700
AVAILABLE AT: Multi-brand outlets across the country

Denimwear from 7FAM
7 For All Mankind, the premium denim label made famous by Hollywood A-listers like Angelina Jolie and Ben Affleck, finally comes to India. Known for its innovative fits and finishes in denim, the new range from the brand also includes sportswear for men.

PRICE: Rs 7,000 upwards
AVAILABLE AT: 7FAM store at Select City Walk, Saket, New Delhi

Wing-tipped Brogues from Ermenegildo Zegna
These dark brown winter brogues in smooth calf leather with wing-tipped and decorative perforations are part of the Via Savona line from Ermenegildo Zegna.

PRICE: Rs 32,400
AVAILABLE AT: DLF Emporio, New Delhi; The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai; and UB City Mall, Bangalore


Ingrid Bergman La Donna Limited edition from Montblanc
Montblanc pays homage to renowned Hollywood actress Ingrid Bergman with its limited edition La Donna line. The sleek black precious resin barrel of La Donna reflects Bergman's statuesque presence and timeless, refined style. An ingenious detail is the lush, pleat-pattern mother-of-pearl-hued lacquered metal cap.

PRICE: On request
AVAILABLE AT: Montblanc boutiques in UB City, Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalore; The Taj Mahal Hotel, Mansingh Road, New Delhi; and Grand Hyatt Plaza, Santa Cruz (East), Mumbai

Headbands from Promod
Keep it stylish with these classic bow and jewel-encrusted headbands from Promod.

PRICE: Rs 350-550
AVAILABLE AT: Promod stores in Select City Walk, Saket, New Delhi; and Atria Mall, Mumbai

Dior Christal
Designed by John Galliano, the 28-mm Dior Christal is a petite jewel. Boasting a bezel set with 109 diamonds, the bracelet sports three rows of pink-tinted sapphire crystals set into the polished steel links.

PRICE: Rs 2,93,000
AVAILABLE AT: Dior Boutiques at The Emporio, New Delhi; and Swiss Boulevard, Mumbai

Accessories from Versace
Celebrate the season of love with these chic accessories from Versace. The red Versace "Reve Bag" is great for a cocktail party and the matching red stilletoes will make sure all eyes are on you.

PRICE: On request
AVAILABLE AT: Versace boutiques at The Emporio, New Delhi; and Galleria, Hotel Trident, Nariman Point, Mumbai

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