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The winter chill is giving way to warmer weather. This is the season to wear your prettiest clothes in colours that complement the flowers in bloom. Denim, with its grand revival, is the hottest thing to wear this season. It may be silk denim, stretch denim, or cotton denim, you will always feel completely in style in this versatile fabric this season. All-cotton trousers in innumerable styles - flat front, pleated, bootcut, capris and more - can be teamed with full cotton or cotton-lycra blended tops and shirts in ‘Springtime’ colours.
The 30 Wills Lifestyle stores all over India offer many styles in denims for men and women.

Sound Of Music

The Inlaid Musical Box collection from Reuge Music has some romantic melodies, which is perfect to gift a loved one. The box is made in Burr Madrona Wood with curved edges and has an artistically created inlay design on the cover with a mother-of-pearl finish. This particular piece is priced at approximately Rs 45,770.

Available at The Regent Watch Co, The Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai. Tel: (022) 2025838

Confirmation Of Style
A pure form combined with a contrasting geometry of lines distinguish this legendary writing instrument, part of the Louis Cartier Dandy Pen collection. Issued in a limited edition of 1,847 individually numbered items, they combine the elegance of a rare object with the highest standards of technical excellence. The 18k gold nib affords superb writing quality. As a special tribute, they bear the signature of their creator... Louis Cartier.

Available at the Cartier Boutique at The Oberoi, Mumbai. Tel: (022) 2325757 and Ravissant store, New Friends Colony, New Delhi.

Truly Gifted
DIAL-A-BOUQUET makes gifting a convenient and pleasurable experience. All you need to do is pick up the phone and dial (022) 4904900 and DIAL-A-BOUQUET will take down your order, send your gift across and even have the payment collected from your doorstep! It couldn’t have been easier. DIAL-A-BOUQUET’s range of gifts consists of flowers, cakes, chocolates, plants and soft toys. The best part is that the delivery is free throughout Mumbai and for a small fee of Rs 50, the gifts can be delivered throughout India.

Complete Home Essentials
Home and Hearth has unveiled ‘Essentials for Home’, a lifestyle store which showcases a range of high quality and design products for the entire home. The store, located at Khar, Mumbai, represents leading international brands like Bodum AG of Denmark; Royal Stafford from the UK well-known for its high quality earthenware; and a Walt Disney range for the children’s room. The international range of products is complimented by fine ceramics, wood, metalware and glassware from India and Sri Lanka, designed to enhance functionality of the products. The company has an outlet in New Delhi too.

Toast Of Wine Lovers
Allied Domecq Spirits & Wine (I) Ltd have recently launched Mumm’s champagne in India. Mumm is a brand that spells style and exclusivity, mingled with passion. Its delightful flavour has attracted many celebrated artistes, designers, filmakers and painters.

 

Contemporary Leather
Hidesign, the leading leather accessories brand, has launched a special collection. For the women, you have three new handbags: Hamburg, Kristy and Isla. These bags in the ladies collection are simple, elegant evening styles made with high quality oil tanned leather. They are ideal for the contemporary, classy woman who has an independent mind of her own. Under the men’s range, the collection has Brent, Tashi and Wallet 30. The Brent range of bags will appeal to the real leather lover and the jet-setting global executive. Tashi is a large washbag with enough room to accommodate all of a man’s toiletry needs.

Hidesign is available in 14 exclusive outlets in major cities and at retail outlets like Shoppers Stop, Ebony, Bombay Stores and Qwiky’s among others.