Say it with sequins
Till February 15, New Delhi
This season, DLF Emporio, the Delhi-based luxury mall, is hosting a pop-up store as part of its Made with Love campaign. Expect products from India’s leading designer labels, including fashionable clutches with beads and sequin work from Ritu Kumar. “The idea behind this range was young love. The bags have been designed to encapsulate all elements of a budding love story—beauty, glamour and romance,” says Kumar. Rs 10,000. Details: 011 46116666
All season, Multiple cities
Launched last year, Sula’s 100 per cent grape spirit brandy is finally in stores beyond Goa. Aged in French Limousin oak casks, Janus is pegged as a true Indian brandy (conceptualised by Remy Cointreau, with Sula, though the French spirit brand has since withdrawn from the India market) and gives you an interesting alternative this Valentine’s weekend. Only in the South for now. Priced at Rs 1,900 in Bengaluru and Rs 1,500 in Pondicherry. Details: 022 61280606
February 11 – 12, KNK Road
Famed Mumbai-based jewellery designer Farah Khan’s collection, Bejewelled Bouquet, is on display at Evoluzione. The nature-inspired line features rubies, emeralds, sapphires, citrines and diamonds on gold. Rs 1 lakh onwards. Details: 28333627
For those who enjoy quirky gifts, Bengaluru-based artist Riddhi Desai’s Tiny Farm (facebook.com/tinyfarmstudio) offers a fun option. Try this set of prints-on-canvas, named Love over the Lighthouse. The eight-by-eight-inch works depict a fisherman and fisherwoman sharing an intimate moment. The art is also available in customisable sizes on request. Rs 3,000.
February 14, Pondy Bazaar
City-based Iris Events, along with garment brand Style One, is hosting the fifth edition of the singing competition, Valentine’s 2016. Open to 18 to 35-year-olds, the song list will be provided by the judges. Renowned Tamil playback singer Srilekha Parthasarathy will be the chief guest and winners will bag holiday packages. At the Style One showroom, from 1 pm. Entry Rs 100.
February 16, Nungambakkam
Take a break from work and have a great time with friends at Hoppipola, the all-day bar at Spring Hotel. Show your corporate ID at the bar on Tuesdays to get a free starter with two drinks, and play some beer pong and board games to liven things up. 12 pm to 12 am.