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Obeetee | Amer

Obeetee | Amer

What: Collection of rugs

USP: Inspired by the motifs and patterns of the engraved walls of monuments from Jaipur city, the range is exclusively designed so that character of old and new is seamlessly layered with areas that are washed out alongside defined motifs. The premium hand spun wool is used in this collection with a unique finishing technique.

Price: On request

Available: Obeetee’s store at Taj Khazana in New Delhi

About Obeetee: Obeetee is one of the largest handmade rug makers in India and one of the oldest hand-woven rug companies in the world. Obeetee’s outstanding quality and reputation have earned the interest of many famous and notable people, including her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Founded as Oakley Bowden & Taylor in 1920, Obeetee is the leading producer and exporter of hand-knotted, hand tufted and flat-woven carpets in India and world’s first wool mark licensee for hand-knotted carpets.

Skechers | GoTrain Endurance & GoTrain Votex 2

Skechers | GoTrain Endurance & GoTrain Votex 2

What: Collection of training shoes for men

USP: GoTrain Endurance is light weight with an upper mesh that offers breathability and cooling comfort. It has a fully molded rubber outsole that provides high traction and can be used for rope climbing and heavy weight gym training. The wide in-forefoot delivers maximum surface contact for added stability with multidirectional traction pattern to control the forward, backward and sideways movements during training. The shoe also features 5 Gen midsole for balanced cushioning.

GoTrain Vortex 2 is a lightweight trainer that can be used on the treadmill, for cycling and other cardio workouts. It features a Goga max insole that provides high-rebound cushioning with responsive feedback and anti-bacterial odour control. Its 5 Gen midsole provides responsive cushioning. Designed with hot melt overlays at the toe for durability and protection, the GoTrain Vortex 2 features strategically placed midsole ventilation waves that provide additional shock absorption and PU in the heel counter for added durability and stability.

Price: Rs 7,999 (GoTrain Endurance), Rs 6,499(GoTrain Vortex 2)

Available: All Skechers outlets

About Skechers: Skechers is a US based lifestyle and performance footwear company for men, women and children. Skechers was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Manhattan Beach, California.

Parisian Boudoir | Monsoon Reverie

Parisian Boudoir | Monsoon Reverie

What: Monsoon collection of apparel for women

USP: Crafted in cotton, ultra-light silk and chiffon, the assortment comprises short dresses, elegant maxis and uber-chic tops to celebrate the monsoon season.

Price: On request

Available: Online on Parisianboudoir.com

About Parisian Boudoir: The Parisian Boudoir is an online-multi-brand boutique started by Vandana Anurag in 2016. It provides an ultimate experience of a Parisian wardrobe that adds a touch of Paris to the daily lives in the form of silhouettes, fabric, and French-savoir-faire.

Marks & Spencer | Workwear

Marks & Spencer | Workwear

What: Collection of workwear for men and women

USP: The assortment for men features precision-cut blasers and jackets, classic and contemporary print shirts to trendy chinos and tailored trousers.

The assortment for women includes perfect workwear in a palette of colours and prints, from skilfully tailored blasers, statement blouses, chic dresses and trendy culottes to classic handbags and footwear.

Price: Rs 1,299-14,999 (menswear); Rs 1,299-3,499 (womenswear)

Available: All Marks & Spencer stores across India

About Marks & Spencer: Marks & Spencer is UK’s multinational retailer, specialised in selling of clothing, home products and luxury food products. Established since 1884, M&S sells high quality products to 32 million customers through 1,382 stores worldwide across UK, Europe, Asia and Middle East.

Astha & Sidharth

Astha & Sidharth

What: Ecru collection of women’s apparel

USP: Every piece of the assortment is made using 100% cotton sourced from Meerut. Block printing is the highlight of this pure cotton range.

Price range: Rs 1,800-3,200

Available: On Amazon, Bandbaajaa, Craftsvilla, Desihands, Ebay, Etsy, Exclusively, Flipkart, Jabong, Kraftly, Limeroad, Mirraw, Paytm, Shopclues, Snapdeal, Tatacliq, Vilara, Voonik, and Luxehues.

About Astha & Sidharth (ANS): Fashion designers Astha and Sidharth came together to create ANS in 2011 and since then they have been creating clothes for women who believe that appearance is the reflection of their soul. ANS is a brand that creates products that are a conversation about the present transitional nature of India. The brands’ creations dwell from the Indian soil but are mutated to a more contemporary form, often adding a twist to the banality of a craft, intentionally breaking the stereotypes and creating distinctiveness.

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