Festive edit: Check out the latest collections by these leading designers in Kolkata
From gorgeous junk jewellery to stunning semi-precious jewellery and ethnic ensembles for men to designer shoes, here is the festive edit that will complete your look this Diwali.
Minikin by Poonam Kasera allows you to transform your child into the prince that he is. Specialising in Indian ethnic wear designed to suit the little boys of your family, the brand extends a wide collection of traditional wears - jackets, achkans, and kurtas which replicate the classic traditional feel with contemporary designs or cuts. To stand out this Diwali, get a combo set for the father and the son and steal the show. Price Range: Rs 5000-10000.
In the festive collection of Toonz Retail check out the regular Indian ethnic wear and also the heavy Indian party wear for your little angels. As the trending colour palette this season comprises a lot of earthy, dark, and warm shades that resonates with the season, find ensembles in red, black, bright pink and dazzling blue. You will find designs that are built upon corduroys, fleece, faux fur detailing, high density twills and more that add style to the edit and goes well with the festive mood. The price ranges upto Rs. 3,000. Available online.
Pretios by Dwiti Bhuwalka (Fashion Jewellery)
Pretios by Dwiti Bhuwalka brings to you a new collection Padma that includes Ethnic as well as Contemporary Jewellery to go with the different looks planned for each day of the celebration. The collection includes glittering Chand balis, royal polki earrings, festive danglers, light bracelets, jhumkas and more. The silver handcrafted jewellery with Swarovski Zirconia is created with the usage of a metal called Sterlium and it’s a stunner. Pretios ensures that each piece is scratch resistant, non-tarnish and hypoallergenic. So take your pick from the impressive range of jewellery at Pretios and shine bright this Diwali.
Situated at Ballygunge Circular Road, this brand boasts of collections comprising mesmerising junk jewellery that will jazz up your look this Diwali. Adorn yourself in the finest and look like you own the show with beautiful collection that includes earrings, jhumkas, chandeliers, necklaces, chokers and more. Price range: Rs 3,000- 15,000
Rohita Jewellery at Loudon Street is the perfect option for one who is looking for making a dazzling statement this Diwali. The label that draws inspiration from the realms of nature, art and history specialises in pieces crafted with mixed metal alloy set with authentic gemstones like rubies, emeralds, topaz, garnet, turquoise, peridot, opal, jade, Fresh water pearls, Zircon, and semiprecious stones like Malachite, Lapis Coral, Agate, and Amethyst. Price Range- 1500- 20,000
Verse brings to you a new collection ‘Devika’ to make a statement this Diwali. ‘Verse’, an opulent women’s wear brand, has been dressing-up women with everlasting elegance. The brand’s USP lies in its fine, intricate embroidery, stylizing and attention to details. The amalgamation includes light lehengas and elegant ethnic gowns. The ensemble is rounded up with subtle embellishments and asymmetric cuts.
Studio Moda India
Located in the bustling locality of New Alipore, this ethical fashion company is passionate about creating effortless silhouettes that celebrate the contemporary women. The label provides an all-round wardrobe update with its collection that includes dresses, shirts, crop tops, and pants. The Kolkata-based designer uses handcrafted, ethically sourced embellishment to create edgy, contemporary wear in pure fabrics. ‘StudioModa India’s’ lineup has always been about relaxed casuals and structured semi-formals, in breathable fabrics. The brand is committed to leaving a positive influence in the fashion industry, and their laudatory influence on the wardrobe is noteworthy.
Luxe menswear designer Surbhi Pansari is all set to welcome the festival of lights with her new collection ‘The Deepawali Edit’ which represents the rich history and culture of the Indian festive season. The assemblage is inspired from the colours and the mood of celebrations in the country. The designer has incorporated an agglomeration of classic Jowahar Jackets and Kurtas for men this season characterised by her individual style and classic craftsmanship. The festive collection has been curated with fabrics like linen, linen silk, brocade, cotton jute and cotton silk, Kim Khwab, Silk, Cotton Silk, Moonga Silk, Banarasi Silk, Matka Silk, Zari Brocade. A celebration of timeless and luxurious elegance, Surbhi Pansari’s kurtas are the perfect choice for any occasion.
The multi-designer store at Woodburn Park, Dapper brings to you an exquisite range of designer menswear to make your Diwali a stylish one. Sartorially speaking, kurta-pyjamas are to Diwali, what Bandhgala suits are to Indian weddings, but that hasn't stopped our designers to imagine, and re-imagine the traditional attire without losing any flavour. Easy breezy, comfort-centric and in-trend — the offerings include festive kurtas, trend-setting angrakhas and more rich shades of charcoal grey, cherry blossom, powder blue and ivory.
Deepak and Madhu Bhartia
Catering to men’s fashion Deepak and Madhu’s catalogue boasts of timeless collection that will make you look dapper this Diwali. From classic Bandhgalas jackets to signature Modi jackets and Suits, Shirts, Blazers, Tuxedos, Kurtas and Indo-Western outfits, you can get everything at this Kankurgachi studio. Price Range: 5000-25000
Established in 1993, it is a storehouse of a vast array of fabulous blends of contemporary and traditional designs in men’s wear. Incepted under the brand name of Shree and culminating to the brand Poonam Kasera, they combine the rich heritage of Indian subcontinent with our contemporary designs. Their classic designs relive the centuries old Indian traditional couture. Check out their latest Diwali collection if you wish to make a statement. Price range: Rs 15,000- 1,0000
Add to your man’s wardrobe some more style with Alberto Torresi’s shoes. Absolutely voguish, the brand has blended class and latest trend to design the shoes that men have been looking to make an impactful style statement. They can be easily teamed up with kurta-pyjama or formal. Price Range: INR 4,995 to INR 6,995.
Churchill & Company
While the origin of monk straps is unclear like many clothing items, the first design was registered in 1901. However, it is likely that it had its origins sometime 150 years earlier. In today’s time, a classic monk strap has become an essential part of every gentleman’s closet. Churchill & Company’s Double Monk Strap shoes featuring its trademarked technology ‘Softherapy’ delivers a softer foot strike to the ground devoid of any stiffness. Lightweight and easy-to-wear with a 7mm leather sole, these shoes are a perfect fit for any occasion. The monk straps make it effortlessly classic.