Vintage at Hush Puppies
Hush Puppies have always been known for their relaxed style and brilliant footwear. The footwear brand introduces its new summer collection by going back to the basics with their 1958 collection, inspired by modern fashion trends in retro, with bright colours, for men. The collection showcases themes from the ’50’s such as brogues with prominent thick thread weaving lines, suede loafers with tassels and casual slip-on shoes with contrasting soles and laces. A spokesperson for Bata tells us, “Hush Puppies is a vintage collection that is good for every occasion. We stock them across all Bata stores.”
Where Bata footwear stores across the city
Contact www.bata.inThe Bed of Your Dreams
Pret Dresses by Wendell Rodricks
Westside introduces a new collection from designer Wendell Rodricks. The collection of party wear designer prêt dresses, is in shades of earth and tan and is characterised by raw cotton shifts, georgette dresses and sensual silk kaftans in solid colours. There’s also a range of sensual jerseys, crisp linens, floaty silks and cool eco-cottons with wrap skirts, ponchos, net and silk dresses forming part of the collection. The collection retails from
Where Select Westside outlets across the city
Lounge Wear from Florsheim
Florsheim take casual and comfort wear to a new high with their latest ‘Lounge Wear Collection.’ The collection includes superior quality imported leather for their casual yet luxurious shoe collection. All the shoes are available with a unique comfort gel placed in the inner sole. The shoes are hand sewn and have non-slip rubber soles. Director Shahid Mansoor says, “The specially placed comfort gel provides a soft touch massage during wear and gives maximum comfort. These shoes are lightweight and comfortable to wear.” The collection is priced at `3,495.
Where Leading shoe chains across the
Acting Classes from Dealface.com
Looking to find the actor in you? Dealface.com offers you a chance to get the best daily deals and discounts on luxury and lifestyle products. This week, they have the best deals on acting classes at Wizard Theatre Group, consisting of five sessions of acting classes for 2 hours each with two batches to choose from. The deal is for `699 instead of `3,500. Classes are headed by Suthinder, who has had 12 years of experience in the entertainment industry and is the President of Wizards’ Theatre Group. Faisal Farooqui, CEO of Dealface.com, says, "There are many sites that offer deals on materialistic goods. But, we're also going in a different direction. The acting classes aim to engage your soft skills. You don’t necessarily have to become an actor but these classes are fun and help develop your personality. You’re bound to end up enriched. Plus, it’s a really good deal!”
A Collection from Marilyn
Marilyn, a glow in the dark lingerie brand has just been launched in India. Named after the iconic sex symbol Marylin Monroe herself, the collection has a range of attractive lingerie to choose from. To celebrate Marilyn’s birthday month and to pay tribute to her, the brand is offering a 10% discount on all their products for the first ten days of June. If you’re lucky, the offer might go on for a few days after as well.
When Up to June 10
Where Marylin Lingerie
Monsoon at The Resort
The Resort gives you the chance to have a perfect getaway this monsoon. The five star deluxe hotel has a package especially for this season which will enable you to get the tropical feeling and scenic ambience you desire without going too far away from the city. The packages include a `6,900 stay on twin sharing basis for standard non-sea facing rooms and `7,900 twin sharing basis for deluxe sea facing rooms. The packages include a welcome drink, complimentary buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner at High Tide, a 15% discount on food, beverages, body and beauty treatments as well as complimentary use of the cardio weight room, steam room, Jacuzzi, health spa, exclusive children’s play areas and more. General Manager Anuj Prakash tells us, “The Resort is a striking space amidst the sea breeze under the warm sun to experience during the monsoon. And we now now have a value for money weekend getaway for our guests. It is a short drive away within the city limits so you can drop in for the weekend but it will give you the feeling of being away from the city.”
Where 11, Madh-marve Road, Aksa Beach, Malad (W)
South Indian Curries at Cafe Bean Garu
Cafe Bean Garu presents a new range of South Indian curries, packed with a Continental twist. Co-owner Ambar Mahajan says, “The curries will be a permanent feature to our menu. They are from four different regions. Nellore Pulusu is from Nellore while Malabari curry is from Malabar and is a cashew and coconut milk based concoction. Chettinad curry is a blend of chetinnad spices and the stew includes vegetables and cream.” They are served with coconut chutney, banana crisps and a choice of idli, sponge dosa or steamed rice.
Where Haiko Mall, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai
Contact 40153258 or visit www.indianartcafe.in
New Menu at The Tasty Tangles
This monsoon, go check out the revamped menu at The Tasty Tangles. Specialities include Spicy Lemon Grass Paneer Cakes with hot dipping sauce, Thai Steamed Basa, Chocolate Five Spice Brownie and lots more. A spokesperson says, “We've included some aspects of South East Asia. We also included indications for healthier options on the menu as we realise how health conscious our customers are getting."
When Ongoing from 11.30 am - midnight
Where Pinnacle House, Level 1, PD Hinduja Marg, 15th Road, Khar(W)
Middle East at Olio
Novotel Mumbai’s restaurant, Olio, pays tribute to the culinary magic of the middle east this season with a host of special dishes as part of their Arabic Food Festival. Chef Vishal says, "Our Arabic festival celebrates the various regional cuisines spanning the Arab World, from Morocco and Tunisia to Yemen and Somalia and incorporating Levantin and many others.” The festival will be on all this month and is priced from `499 onwards.
When Up to June 30
Where Novotel Mumbai, Juhu Beach, Balraj Sahani Marg, Juhu
Sizzlers at Out of the Blue
The monsoon is here and it’s time to break out some steaming hot food. For a taste of some delicious sizzlers, head down to Out of the Blue for their June sizzler festival. The sizzlers are perfect to complement the wet, chilly season with specials such as Crispy Crusted Chicken drizzled in mustard cream sauce, Grilled Basa in baja sauce, Grilled Stuffed Chicken smeared with Sri Lankan sambal, paneer, coriander and jalapeno with curried cheese sauce, Spinach Cannelloni and more. Manager Abhijeet Shembekar tells us, “OOTB started off as a sizzler restaurant and the menu was later expanded to include pasta and barbeque. The customers keep coming back for more, so we thought revamping the sizzler menu would be a good idea.”
When Up to June 30
Where Le Sutra-the Indian Art Hotel: 14 Union Park, Khar, (W)
Colours of Life
The Cancer Patients Aid Association along with Cymroza Art Gallery presents their seventh annual art exhibition. Titled ‘Colours of Life’ the exhibition will include works from 139 artists including Ajay De, Akbar Padamsee, Arzan Khambatta, Bina Aziz, Brinda Chudasama Miller, Charan Sharma, Datta Bansode, Gurcharan Singh, H.R. Das, Haku Shah, Hema Joshi, Jaideep Mehrotra, Kalpana Shah, Kishor Roy, Lalitha Lajmi and more. There’s also a ‘Children’s Education Fund’ launched by CPAA Ceo and Founder Chairman Y.K. Sapru. Curator Piali Syam says, “There are a lot of skilled artists across India who have not had much exposure. I scout around for such artists. Some of the upcoming artists we’ve included for this show are Ananya Banerjee, Ananta Mandal, Jagannath Paul, Sujit Roy Barman, among others.”
When Up to July 2 from 11am — 7pm
Where Cymroza Art Gallery, 72, Bhulabhai Desai Road
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