Diwali gifts: Matt and shine2 min read . Updated: 21 Oct 2016, 07:54 PM IST
Shopping for Diwali can be taxing unless you challenge the predictable constructs. Try an African necklace as a head piece, a crop top as a sari blouse
Shopping for Diwali can be taxing unless you challenge the predictable constructs that jewellery should be precious and clothes conventionally pretty. Here is a curated list of products that could be worn imaginatively by breaking down ensembles into separates and tweaking fashion without worrying about trends. Try an African necklace as a head piece, a crop top as a sari blouse...
Earrings by JJ Valaya for Swarovski Confluence
Available at Amazon.in and select multi-designer stores such as Ogaan and Ensemble.
Jugal Bandi Phulkari Potli by 1469
Available at Shop No.12, Janpath, New Delhi; and at 1469workshop.com.
Christian Louboutin for Sabyasachi Heels
Available at Christian Louboutin stores in Delhi and Mumbai.
JJ Valaya Couture
Price: Rs2.95 lakh
Available at JJ Valaya Life, The Gallery on MG, Mehrauli, New Delhi. For details write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anamika Khanna Ensemble with Lace Cape
Available at Ogaan, Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.
Dhurrie Tote with Leather Trim
Available at Jaypore.com.
Cufflinks by Rohit Bal for Swarovski Confluence
Available at Amazon.in; and at select multi-designer stores such as Ogaan and Ensemble.
Varun Bahl Couture
Price: Rs85,000 for the ‘sherwani’, ‘kurta’ and ‘pyjama’ and Rs45,000 for the stole
Available at Varun Bahl store, DLF Emporio mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
Shivan & Narresh Cuff for Swarovski Confluence
Available at Amazon.in.
Silver anklet with semi- precious stones
Available at National Museum store, Janpath, New Delhi.
Sabyasachi bangle box
Price: Rs23,000-25,000 (depending on the craftsmanship)
Available at Sabyasachi couture near Qutub Minar, New Delhi, and at Kala Ghoda, Mumbai.
Silver ring engraved with semi-precious stones
National Museum store, New Delhi.
Totem Pendants by Manifest Design
Price: Rs1,900 for a set of three
Available at the Amethyst store, Royapettah, Chennai; and at Manifestdesign.in.
Brass Necklace, Tachi by Payal Khandwala
Available at Tachigoods.com.
Gold and Ruby Necklace and Ring by Swapna Mehta
Price: Rs4,98,333 for the necklace & Rs57,500 for the ring
Available at Bungalow Eight, Churchgate, Mumbai. Visit Bungaloweight.com for details.
Namrata Joshipura Cropped top/Sari blouse
Available at Namrata Joshipura stores at The Kila at Seven Style Mile, Mehrauli, and at DLF Emporio mall, New Delhi.
Hand-Embroidered Parsi gara clutch
Available at Ashdeen Studio, B-12, Green Park, New Delhi.
African Spiral Necklace by CVF Studio
Available at Jaypore.com. For details, write to email@example.com.
Kalamkari Printed Shawl with Souzani Embroidery
Available at Jaypore.com.
Cotton Bandhini Dupatta by Bandhej
Available at Bandhej.com.