Birkenstock x Toogood
What: Spring/summer collection of shoes, clothing and sculptural bed
USP: The foundation of the collection sees re-sculpting of classic Birkenstock footwear styles, lent an organic feel via signature palette of materials including canvas, felt and suede. The three sandal styles – the Forager, the Mudlark and the Beachcomber – draw inspiration from the idea of objets trouvés, accompanied by capsule collection of workwear and accessories, characterised by sculptural forms and fluid silhouettes. Birkenstock and Toogood have also created a new bed, combining Birkenstock’s expertly constructed sleep system and Toogood’s distinctive design approach.
Price: On request
Availability: Online on Birkenstock.in/1774.com
About Birkenstock: Headquartered in Germany, Birkenstock is a global lifestyle brand with a heritage in iconic footwear, rooted in the creation of the Birkenstock footbed. By the early 1970s, Birkenstock had become a global player, and today retails in more than 100 countries.
About Toogood: Toogood is a UK-based design studio founded in 2008 by Faye Toogood. Faye has a BA in art history from the University of Bristol and was interiors editor at The World of Interiors for eight years.
What: Collection of footwear for women
USP: This collection presents an extensive range of kitten heels in a combination of suede, satin, faux leather, and faux fur styles like the classic open toe sandals, slip-ons, ankle strap, strappy heels in beautiful metallic, nude, bold, and earthy shades. The styles are both chic and practical which compliment the look perfect for any occasion.
Price: Rs 899 onwards
Availability: Online on monrow.in
About the company: Founded by fashion lover Veena Ashiya with a crazy passion for design, Monrow is a millennial footwear label that brings the right balance of minimalism and craftsmanship to life.
What: Lifewear collection for men and women
USP: Under an ‘Everyday Performance’ concept, Uniqlo’s lifewear collection is result of joint innovation efforts with Sweden’s top athletes to support health and better living, maximising comfort and performance in everything from working out to life on the go. Uniqlo employed Sweden’s blue and yellow, light grey, and other colours that remain cool for optimal style and comfort.
Price: Rs 2,490 - 4,990
Availability: At Uniqlo stores in New Delhi and online on uniqlo.com
About Uniqlo: Uniqlo is a brand of Fast Retailing Co Ltd, a leading Japanese retail holding company. Uniqlo is the largest of eight brands in the Fast Retailing Group, the others being GU, Theory, Helmut Lang, PLST (Plus T), Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam and J Brand.
What: Collection of footwear for men and women
USP: The collection comprising pleats, wrinkled and criss-cross slip ons are designed by a holistic approach towards creating shoes with the surplus fabric of each garment that portrays a different version of the same element and creates a look of re-imposing the details of the garments in the shoes as well. The textures are intertwined in variations of fabrics which include cotton silk and handwoven cotton and are curated with minute details to elevate the design and make them one of kind.
Price: Rs 11,700
Availability: Online at antar-agni.com
About the company: Founder Ujjwal Dubey worked for 3.5 years at a prominent designer label before starting Antar-Agni under the Gen Next category at Lakme Fashion Week in March 2014. Antar-Agni is a perspective, one that focuses on two extremes, to break away and yet embrace the mundane.
Adidas | Adizero
What: Collection of shoes
USP: Adidas presents three latest variants of shoes in Adizero range namely - Adizero Prime X, Adizero Boston 10 and Adizero Adios Pro 2 based on technological innovations like - lightstrike pro and energy rods which make them perfect choice for elite runners. The Adizero Prime X is built outside limitations whereas Adizero Boston10 is for those who want to run every day like a race day. Adizero Adios Pro 2 is the fastest running shoe in the Adizero franchise.
Price: Rs 24,999 (Adizero Prime X); Rs 13,999 (Adizero Boston 10); and Rs 21,999 (Adizero Adios Pro 2)
Availability: Online at shop.adidas.co.in
About the company: Adidas was founded in 1924 by Adolf Dassler. The company specialises in the design and manufacturing of footwear, sportswear and sports equipment.
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