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Fireworks light up the sky, lights twinkle on the streets and the sweets come out by the platter. So do beautiful new designs from Jaypore that set the celebratory mood of the season. A riot of colors, stunning craftsmanship and an ode to the exquisite uniqueness that represents the Indian textile and design. Start the celebrations by going back and exploring your roots.
Jaypore’s range of cutwork lehengas fuse in vintage charm with a contemporary flavor. Taking inspiration from brocade saris, the cutwork fabric is fashioned with rich zari work. Giving the range it’s a unique look, the lehenga is treated carefully with hand-dyed ombre technique and dabka pitta hand embroidery. Channel an antique charm in traditional silhouettes with the Velvet collection. Featuring rich jewel tones with Maroda hand embroidery, these designs are seeing a revival for its handcrafted laborious technique. As one-of-a-kind as its wearer.
The Chanderi Mukaish line flaunts a range of buttery soft and fluid chanderi kurtas in vibrant colors. These silhouettes provide the perfect frame with their contrast gota detail and hand-done Mukaish embroidery for a fun festive evening. With a range of rich festive fabrics of silk noil, tussar munga and brocade, this line of festive-wear serves light romantic shades that are rendered with Dabka Pitta hand embroidery. This brocade line is an elegant option for the season.
Living by the term ‘One of a kind’ with a strong aesthetic and deep love for all things old & antique Lara Morakhia’s new collection ‘ Tavus ’ is now exclusively available on Jaypore.com.
Doctor turned Designer of unconventional Jewellery, Lara Morakhia believes jewelry is meant to enjoy, not flaunt. Fusing together elements from vintage and contemporary, marrying gold and silver with pearls and polki, she creates pieces that create a statement and secret treasures. A self-taught designer, Lara draws inspiration from her vast personal collection of vintage jewelry, royal jewels, interesting and quirky objects including some that are not traditionally used as jewelry. Instead of working with pre-decided designs drawn on paper, she creates each piece intuitively, adding various elements to it to match the imagery in her mind.
Tavus is inspired by the glorious colors of a peacock’s plume, fanned out to attract a mate in monsoon; the magnetic charm of this sight and the inherent enjoyment in his dance; the relief and joy at the first drop of rain after a sweltering summer, the petrichor that engulfs you, and the happiness at the start of something new, these are the emotions that inspire Tavus. Tavus features jewelry made with objects collected on the designer’s travels through the world. Each piece uses unusual source elements from the traditional jewelry worn by Africa’s Himba tribe along with parts of silver jewelry bought from local markets all across India. Price starting from INR 82,500.
Accessories: Tender is the night collection: A powerhouse at work and glamour queen after hours; fiercely ambitious, she means business and is ready to take on any challenge in her 6-inch stilettoes. Electric blues and shimmering metallic hues urge you to be bold. Glossy Croco, snake, and ostrich emboss make you stand out from the bland workplace. Playful, free and brave. Price starting from INR 4495.
This Diwali redefines the concept of self-care with carefully crafted premium skin, hair and body care boxes by Kama Ayurveda. Take out quality time to spend with yourself and brighten up your New Year. Indulge yourself with our timeless radiance and divine beauty boxes to discover a newer and more beautiful you. With the New Year bringing in its delightful offerings, Kama Ayurveda brings together New Gifting Traditions whether it’s for you, your parents, loved ones or friends. This festive season, make sure they not only look but also feel good. Choose from an array of PETA-certified Ayurvedic beauty essentials that will elevate your spirit with the jubilant atmosphere. Choose from our wonderful range of Divine Beauty box or the Radiance box. For a personal touch, create a customized box of beauty favorites that truly show your loved one how much you mean to them.
Divine Beauty: This box celebrates the power of the opulent Kanauj Rose and alluring Madurai Jasmine with Rose and Jasmine Face Cleanser, Pure Rose Water, Rose, and Jasmine Body Cleanser, Rose and Jasmine Body Moisturiser, Rose and Jasmine Hair Cleanser, Rose and Jasmine Hair Conditioner. INR 1,860
Radiance: A first-ever curation of Kama’s best-sellers including Kumkumadi Brightening Face Scrub, Pure Mogra Water, Suvarna Haldi Chandan Face Pack, Turmeric and Myrrh Brightening Soap, Kokum, and Almond Body Butter, for timeless radiance. Priced at INR 3,620.
Gift card: Kama Ayurveda is launching their Gift Card that will be available at all their stores and the official website: Kama Ayurveda. Price: Starting from INR 1000 (these colorful variants can be recharged in the variable of 500).
Available: Kama Ayurveda
Looking to glam up this festive season? Myglamm is here to add value to your beauty routine with an amalgamation of bold matte lipsticks, and bronzer.
Choose from a wide range of ‘LIT creamy matte lipsticks’ and play up those pouts with hues for every mood. The shade ranges from precious pinks for the day to darker browns for the night that give you the perfect precision with every swipe of color. The collection is aimed at providing long-lasting tint and bright hues, starting just at Rs. 495. Pair it up with my Myglamm’s Spotlight Illuminating Liquid that lends your skin a natural, dewy radiance for a full day of festivities that start at INR 1195. For additional details, you can view the website here- MYGLAMM . Price starting from INR 495.
Hop on board and head to Foxtrot this Diwali, where you can enjoy an extensive feast of fusion delicacies. Serving an enticing range of delicacies, Foxtrot Marathahalli has introduced their new South Indian menu. Prepared by the innovative culinary team, few of the ‘must try on the menu will be, Onion rings with Podi masala (Batter-fried onion rings with kerala spices), Pallikatti malli varuval (Cottage cheese tossed with coriander puree and spices), Kori gassi with malabar parantha/Rotti (Chicken morsels cooked with rich southern gravy) can also sip to some of our signature cocktails like Anna’s Cold Coffee (Dark rum with the kick of espresso and the sooth of milk), Mangalorean Margarita (Tequila, Indian spice and everything nice) and more. Special lunch trays and brunches are spread out all over the day at Foxtrot Koramangla.
If you are traveling to Puducherry for a Diwali getaway, check into Hidesign’s The Promenade to wake up to this seascape every morning. Head over to Le Dupleix for a Diwali lunch. Everything that makes its way on to your plate at the bar is artisanal and sourced locally. The menu, a blend of French-Tamil cuisine, features some of the region’s best-known fare, such as cheese that’s made a short distance away in the spiritual center of Auroville.
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