Hotsheet: Things to buy this season

first_imgArt gone wildThe Parisian luxury house Hermes, and Panthera, the global wild cat conservation organisation, come together to pay homage to the extraordinary talent of the French artist and naturalist, Robert Dallet through a travel exhibition, Fierce and Fragile: Big Cats in the Art of Robert Dallet, that celebrates the,Art gone wildThe Parisian luxury house Hermes, and Panthera, the global wild cat conservation organisation, come together to pay homage to the extraordinary talent of the French artist and naturalist, Robert Dallet through a travel exhibition, Fierce and Fragile: Big Cats in the Art of Robert Dallet, that celebrates the beauty of big cats while raising awareness of their existence, forming part of a project to protect them from extinction. Launched at the Bruce Museum, Greenwich, USA, the exhibition has travelled through Milan, Munich, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and will culminate in Mumbai at the Hermes flagship store from December 8, 2016, to January 10, 2017.The exhibition features a few of the artist’s paintings, drawings and sketches, illustrating the eight big cat species. Offering a cross-disciplinary approach that brings together art, design and science, this exhibition provides a visual framework for a powerful conservation message and touches on Dallet’s two-decade-long design collaboration with Hermes. Paintings and drawings of Dallet’s work have been selected both from the EmileHermes collection and the Robert Dallet family private collection. It is accompanied by a book by Hermes and the French publishing house ActesSud. For more information call at 022-22717418For menWILD DREAMS: Making a strong statement through its bleach effect treatment, this made-in-Italy black cotton denim jacket from Rick Owens flaunts a cutaway collar, a concealed front fastening, long sleeves and button cuffs. Crafted from dark indigo cotton with denim, it wins on texture and pattern. Price $1,270 Availability www.lyst.comDYNAMIC IN DENIM: Denim is all about versatility and longevity. The ripped and crumble treatment to denim makes it a bold choice this season. The grey cotton blend ripped slim-fit jeans from Amiri is a cool addition to the warmer months ahead. Pair it with a leather jacket or the classic overcoat and you are set for a day-to-night winter look. Accessorise as per your mood. Price $890 Availability www.barneys.comadvertisementBAG-WISE: It’s time to take the backpack to the boardroom. Complete your look in style with the brown calf leather triangular structure shoulder bag from Loewe. The classic shoulder bag is going for a makeover and it’s time to experiment with basic colours in leather with a new shape for a minimal, sporty or a semi casual look. Price $2,450 Availability www.loewe.comRUGGED CHARM: Accessories for men balance the gap between being overdressed and underdressed. Be it the brushed calfskin shoe or the hand-dyed caiman slip-ons to the classic leathers, Corneliani’s footwear collection is sure to add a dash of style and class to your look. Price On request Availability Corneliani Boutique, DLF Emporio, Vasant Kunj, New DelhiFor womenPOWERFUL IN BLACK: Drawing on contemporary sensibility, La Martina, famous for its equestrian style, celebrates its essential elements in its recent leather accessory collection. The vintage elements have been revisited with the hand dyed technique and embroideries. Minimalist lines, edgy design and gender-free style make it a must buy. Price On Request Availability La Martina, 1st Floor, DLF Emporio, Vasant Kunj, New DelhiROSY PICTURE: Art in your wardrobe is a must this season. The multicolour cotton blend Tokyo Exhibition dress from Comme Des Garcons brings back the love for florals in a structured form. The art of cutting is back and how. Price $11,235 Availability www.shopstyle.comELEGANT TRAPS: Ornating the foot in bands of suede, these stilettos are sleek yet embody a bohemian appeal. Nude suede runway sandals from Giuseppe Zanotti Design are stylish and classy with crossover straps to the front, a branded insole as well as rear zip fastening in high stiletto heel. Price $1,150 Availability www.giuseppezanottidesign.comCOSMIC ROMANCE: Ethereal, elegant and crafted rocks resemble the delight of cosmos on earth. The cocktail rings from Mirari bring together beautiful gems of emerald, ruby, sapphire and black diamond available in many colours and enthralling shapes, exuding grace and glamour. Price On Request Availability Mirari Boutique, DLF Emporio, Vasant Kunj, New DelhiAccessoriesWRAP IT UP: Artfully draped and minimally constructed, a poncho is much more than just a warm wrap. The green cashmere Fransenschal poncho from Antonia Zander flaunts a beautiful neckline and sports edgy fringes on the rims. Mix it up with a pair of hipster denim pants or a mid-length skirt and revisit the 60s. Price $1,051 Availability www.farfetch.comSCARLET LOVE: Hats have always been a classic choice and offer an effortless fix to a look. The wide-brimmed hat from Lanvin in cherry red with the brand’s signature engraved gold metal cord jewel and a flat front, is the upcoming season’s best pick. Complement it with casual or formal silhouettes for best effect. Price 590 euros Availability store.lanvin.comadvertisementPINK IN PRINT: The art of Retrofuturism is celebrated in these Dior Umbrage sunglasses from Dior’s AW16-17 collection. The mirrored lenses reflecting a bold and graphic foliage pattern, developed exclusively for Dior, demonstrate cutting-edge craftsmanship. The round front is a juxtaposition of Havana acetate and the metal temples are adorned with sophisticated details. Price On Request Availability All Dior boutiques across IndiaNEW ROYALTY: Drawing on contemporary sensibility, the classic styles of Greek and Roman jewellery traditions come together in Rosantica’s Pocahontas leaf head band. The delicate display of wired metallic leaves and green stones assembled in a crown-like structure makes it a must-have hair accessory for those who love glamour. Price $603 Availability www.more.comThe new minimalLess is more this season. The top five picks.MARNI SCULPTURE CROSSBODY BAG: Sculpting is an art of intelligence. The blue calf leather Sculpture crossbody bag from Marni has a foldover top with magnetic closure, gold-tone hardware, an adjustable shoulder strap and two divided compartments. Price $997 Buy from www.farfetch.comOLYMPIA LE-TAN WUTHERING HEIGHTS BOOK CLUTCH: Olympia Le-Tan’s handcrafted book clutches celebrate literary icons with their new collection. An ode to Emily Bront’s Wuthering Heights, it’s crafted from baby-pink cotton canvas, and decorated with black and white applique and embroidery. Price $355 Buy from www.lyst.comGIANLUCA CAPANNOLO OVERSIZED CAPE: Big is beautiful by all means. The black stretch virgin wool blend oversized cape from Gianluca Capannolo stands out with its unusual structure and edgy neckline. Price $1,856 Buy from www.anyahindmarch.comCHARLOTTE CHESNAIS BOND CUFF: Charlotte Chesnais’s choice of sleekest of lines to sculpt her elegant jewellery creations is extraordinary. Made from 18 carat yellow-gold plated sterling silver, it is designed to wind around the wrist before twisting along the hand and over the thumb. Price $435 Buy from www.barneys.comSTELLA MCCARTNEY ELYSE PLATFORM SHOES: For the new season, Stella McCartney reinvents its beloved Elyse shoes with playful metallic stars. Crafted from copper faux-leather for a touch of high-shine luxury, and finished with the signature wooden platform and deep-tread sole, they add a vibrant feel to sophisticated staples. Price $935 Buy from www.valentino.comHypnotic designAudemar Piguet’s Millenary collection is festooned with bold and bling that celebrates diamonds and onyxFashion is a fickle lover; the colour black probably being the only exception to this rule. It is this obsession with black that is beautifully captured in a new graphic women’s watch from Audemars Piguet. The bold design features diamonds and onyx interlaid in a bold expression of precision craft. Classic techniques are abstracted to new effect with the Millenary’s zebra-like stripes that spring to life in a flurry of brilliant-cut diamonds and velvet-black onyx.Good looks aside, the design is even more remarkable because the balance wheel and bridge are an integral part of the decoration; a technical challenge that bears avid testimony to the brand’s skilled gem-setters and horological engineers. The 18-carat white gold case is entirely set with diamonds, with glare-proofed sapphire crystal and caseback, while the crown is set with a blue cabochon sapphire. The elegant black alligator strap is the cherry on the cake and completes this fabulous ensemble. Price on request; Available at Time Avenue, 189 Turner Road; Kapoor Watch Co, DLF Emporioadvertisementlast_img