Source: A compendium of beautiful and bizarre objects of desire

From Christian Louboutin Optical Illusion to Stirred Margarita Cocktail Mix— a list of bizarre objects

Kinetic Movement: Christian Louboutin Optical Illusion

The French designer takes inspiration from Kinetic Art and the works of artist Julio Le Parc to create a line of luminescent and striking accessories. Available at Christian Louboutin stores and on Christianlouboutin. com; price on request

Time Management: Luminox F-22 Raptor chronograph series

Part of the watch brand’s ongoing collaboration with aviation giant Lockheed Martin, these new timepieces feature super-durable titanium cases and are available in four models. Available at Helios stores across India; 1.09 lakh

Wall Painting: Floating Inflorescence wallpaper by India Circus

Designer Krsna Mehta’s new range of wallpapers is vivid with colour and motifs, from delicate springtime blooms to maximal Indian scenery. Available on; 2,959 per sq. m

Gaming Prowess: Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 gaming laptop

Sleek and ultra-light, at 15.35-16.15mm, this gaming laptop runs on an Intel Core i7-8750H CPU, with a 144Hz refresh rate display. For avid gamers, it also fits in a super-effective cooling system. Available at select retailers from April; around 2.4 lakh

Cocktail Hour: Stirred Margarita Cocktail Mix

Who needs a bar crawl when you can whisk your own cocktail in minutes? Cocktail mixers brand Stirred offers classic cocktail mixes in single-serve sachets. Choose from Margarita, Bloody Mary, Mojito and Cosmopolitan. Available on; 300 for a pack of six

Hands On: Plum hand cream

Home-grown vegan beauty brand Plum’s new hand creams come in delicious flavours—think cherries, lemon, chocolate and caramel. Bonus points for the cheery packaging. Available on; 450

Small Wonders: Little Nico by Nicobar

Celebrating its third birthday, lifestyle label Nicobar’s new collection includes a fashion line for children. Expect easy ensembles in soft fabrics and bright hues. Available at Nicobar stores and on; 1,200 onwards