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Friday, April 26, 2013

Barkha ‘n’ Sonzal’s Menswear Collection
Barkha ‘n’ Sonzal, popular designer sisters for menswear, have introduced their new collection, Warriors of Light, which is inspired by the various martial art forms of India. The title of the collection has also been inspired by Paulo Coelho’s Warrior of Light. The duo says, “The collection signifies those who have power, courage and confidence. Such warriors transform and love the world, recognise their gifts, applaud themselves and let their light shine.” The latest collection includes summery jackets, shirts, bundhgalas, sherwanis, kurtas, funky textured trousers and suits. The brand has also tied up with the NGO Aseema to promote how a donation of Rs 50 can suffice for a child’s meals for one week and Rs 500 for a child’s books for the year.
Where www.barkhansonzal.com

Adidas’ ClimaCool+ Jerseys
Want to work out and support your favourite IPL team at the same time? Then check out Adidas’ ClimaCool+ Jerseys for Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils. The t-shirts aren’t normal team jerseys as they use a technology called ClimaCool+, which keeps you 2° cooler than the temperature around you. Brand director for Adidas India, Tushar Goculdas, says, “ClimaCool+ is a game changer, giving athletes that extra edge on the field, especially when the game requires them to stay cool and perform at their peak.” Priced at `3,299, these jerseys are perfect for you if your workout plan involves a lot of high intensity exercises.
When Ongoing
Where Adidas outlets across the city

If classic bohemian is your style, you should check out Global Desi’s Liva Collection. Through Liva, Global Desi presents a stunning collection incorporating international trends with Indian inspired prints. The collection comprises of edgy tops, dresses, jumpsuits, palazzo pants and tunics in playful and clever cuts. The banjara pants, bold rompers, gypsy kaftans and mint pants are eye-catching and are available in refreshing colours such as neon pink, sorbet orange, minty lime, sunny yellow, lime green and soothing blue. Anita Dongre, creative director of Global Desi, says, “Liva is a fluid, new-age, natural fabric. The collection is colourful, happy and versatile with endless options, so you can choose to dress it up or down.” The collection starts from `1,099 onwards.
When Ongoing
Where Across all exclusive brand outlets and multi brand outlets

Paisley’s spring summer collection
Ethnic clothing brand, Paisley, has come out with a collection for the summer which captures the trends of the season with a vibrant range of colours. The collection features dress materials as well as semi-stitched garments. Director of Paisley, Manoj Gala says, “Spring/summer is the most exciting period for us as it gives us the opportunity to unveil new designs. Our latest collection is very playful, high-spirited and made for utmost comfort.” The collection features salwars in solid colours, with a flurry of handiwork and delicate mirrors on the sleeves and front, as well as churidars which promise to be high on comfort. The collection is divided into casual and festive wear and gives you chic as well as traditional options. With its range of colours and designs, the collection will ensure that there is something for everyone.
Where Major multi-brand retail outlets across the city

Fish-o-Mania at Jehangir Art Gallery
Enigmatic artist Satyajeet Varekar is continuing his series of paintings on fish markets in his latest exhibition in the city. With new fervour, fresh compositions and a novel approach to his work, he is celebrating the fishing community with this exhibition. Hailing from a rural village in Maharashtra known as Sangli, Satyajeet is a lecturer at Kalawishwa Mahavidyalay, has received a number of awards for his talent and organises several solo and group shows in India as well as abroad. He tells us, “I have always been fascinated by fisher folk and their style of working, especially fisherwomen, who lend a strong, helping hand to the men, working shoulder to shoulder in all activities. It is an enigmatic experience to express and depict the same via paintings in a realistic manner.” With oil on canvas, acrylic on canvas and pastel on paper, he’s used a variety of colours to bring out the beauty and texture of his objects, which lends a special effect to his paintings. Head down to the gallery to catch a glimpse of his work.
When Up to April 29
Where Jehangir Art Gallery, Kala Ghoda, Fort
Contact 22843989

Crème de la Cookie at MOD
Love cookies and can’t get enough of your favourite cookie and cream combination? Mad Over Donut’s (MOD) is helping out, using the world’s favourite cream cookie — Oreo — and making delectable donuts with it. The new range includes donuts infused with delicious cookies and cream such as Cookie n Crème Delight, Cookie Crush, Twilight and Dark Knight. Tarak Bhattacharya, COO of Mad Over Donuts, says “Mad Over Donuts has always been at the forefront of offering their guests unique treats at regular intervals. In an endeavour in that direction, we recently launched this range, as Oreo cookies are extremely popular, with a fan following across different age groups.” The donuts cost Rs 50 per piece, Rs 250 for a box of six and Rs 450 for a box of 12. The offer is for a limited period only, so hurry and indulge!
When Ongoing, for a limited period only
Where Mad over Donuts outlets across the city
Contact www.madoverdonuts.com

Afghani food at Baluchi
Wondering what Afghani food is? So were we, but now there’s a place we could go to find out. Learn all about Afghani food, music and culture with the help of The Lalit, Mumbai’s latest offering, an Afghani food festival at their restaurant, Baluchi. With a spread of rich dishes from Afghanistan, you’re in for a surprising treat. The Baluchi team tells us, “The diversity of the region is what makes this cuisine even more captivating. It’s not just about the taste, but also the enthralling history.” Don’t miss out on trying the cuisine and learning more about Afghani culture at their festival this weekend.
When Up to April 28, from 7pm onwards
Where The Lalit, Sahar Airport Road
Contact 66992222

Happy Hour at Vinoteca by Sula
After a hard day’s work, step in to Vinoteca by Sula and unwind during their happy hours with your colleagues and friends. Vinoteca has announced the classic buy-one-get-one-free offer on all of Sula’s domestic wines. So, visit Vinoteca to make sure you get your fill of some of the best Indian wines and nibble on delectable Tapas and Pintxos. Chef Silvia Grimaldo says, “Back home in Spain, most people love heading out for a glass of wine and tapas post work. We have created a similar experience for those working around Vinoteca by Sula.”
When Tuesday to Sunday, from 6pm to 8pm
Where Sunville Banquets, under Worli flyover, 9 Annie Besant Road, Worli
Contact 8691033900

Summer Cocktails & dim sums at Yauatcha
Beat the heat with the new selection of summer cocktails and delicious dim sums at Yauatcha. Jeetesh Kaprani, vice president of operations, KA Hospitality Pvt. Ltd., says, “Yauatcha Mumbai has introduced a new range of dim sums and cocktails in their menu to beat the heat this summer. You can choose between the healthy Vegetable Salad Roll coated with oatmeal flakes or Shredded Kataffi Crab Meat Roll along with cocktails such as the refreshing Cilantro and energising Xanadu. For teetotalers, we have Kumquat Jasmine Iced Tea.”
Where Unit 10, First Floor, Raheja Towers, Plot C–30, Block G, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E)
Contact 26448888

Chocolate lovers rejoice
Singapore based chocolate boutique store, The Cocoa Trees, has entered the Indian market and is offering a delicious spectrum of branded chocolates. The Cocoa Trees offers over 40 varieties of international chocolates targeted at chocolate aficionados. According to Jai Daryanani, owner of Cosmo Fine Foods, “The Cocoa Trees houses premier brands to satiate even the most discerning chocolate connoisseurs. We will soon be introducing hampers and goodies.”
Where Godrej Nature’s Basket outlets in Bandra and R-city Mall, Ghatkopar

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