bpb's fast and fabulous finds.
Obataimu: Colours often spotted in dreams and fabrics that feel like sleep make up the pretty new collection at the Obataimu store in Kala Ghoda. See wispy calf length skirts and short tops made from liquid silk in mist green, coral, cloud colour and sun.
Machinery House, shop no G-3, B. Bharucha Marg, opposite The Pantry restaurant, Kala Ghoda, call 8454845854, start at Rs 4,000.
IamBesharam: If Valentine's Day and thoughts of candy make you want to hurl, we understand you. Which is why we're leaning towards more adult displays of affection: IamBesharam, a US based online store, retails a wide range of adult toys (handcuffs, massage oils, masks), games (one is titled 'Dirty Deeds') and bachelor & bachelorette party products, all with COD and free shipping across India. Endorsed by resident porn star export Sunny Leone, the store also has fantasy apparel and accessories for whichever side of the road you drive on.We know Fifty Shades is terrible on paper, but might just be fun in practice.
View website here, Fifty Shades of Grey corset flogger priced at Rs 11,250, a set of adult mad libs for Rs 625.
Designer Eina Ahluwalia labored over this necklace for six months to get the mini five-page book engraved with different lines that remind you to be kind.
Design Pataki: We’ve just finished a game of racquetball and are heading to the parlor for some pink lemonade. Oh Jeeves, can you fetch us our monogrammed robes please? Okay, so we don’t have a parlour or know exactly where to play racquetball in Mumbai, but now thanks to Design Pataki, we can still have monogrammed robes. Interior Design blogger turned product designer, Esha Gupta does these super comfy robes in waffle fabric, and let’s you pick from her colour and font chart for the monogrammed letter.
To order call 9820361923 or email email@example.com, visit www.designpataki.com, start at Rs 2,500.
The Lost Art of Kindness Book Pendant: From the maker of the biological clock brooch comes another adorable piece – The Lost Art of Kindness Book pendant. Designer Eina Ahluwalia labored over this necklace for six months to get the mini five-page book engraved with different lines that remind you to be kind. It hangs on a long chain that reaches your stomach for easy reading access and includes pretty patterns and angel engravings.
To order email firstname.lastname@example.org, Rs 8,800 for brass silver plated chain + pendant, allow a week’s time for making.
Penguin's Cloth Bound Classics: Your ideal closet shelf would involve pretty fabric and literary novels? Combine both with these gorgeous cloth bound classics at Bandra 190, a swish new store by B-town wives Sussanne Roshan, Seema Khan and Maheep Kapoor, that also stocks goods from The Charcoal Project, Moonriver, Le Mill, Kitsch and Nappa Dori. These intricately designed fabric covers will add a spot of colour to your bookshelf or coffee table.
Bandra 190, Savanna court, Turner Road, next to Royal China, Bandra (W), Rs 1,120 for Vanity Fair, Rs 550 For Emma.
The Doodler 2014 Calendar: Set a date with the The Doodlers- Abhijit Kalan, Neha Karira and Sameer Kulkarni - a group of friends that got together last year to put their sketchiness to good use. Their intricately designed 2014 calendar is a 9x9 inch desk piece with a combination of black and white sketches with motifs and figurines that include a sadhu eagle and a bird with an elephant’s head.
See their Facebook page here, delivery in Mumbai & New Delhi, Rs 450.
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