September 8 and 9, Hyatt Regency
With the festive season approaching, Arty Bagdy is back—this time with a pre-Diwali exhibition. Choose from kurtis and anarkalis with antique zardosi embroidery in crepes, silks and velvet from Delhi-based Erum; lehengas, suits and saris in tie and dye from Pallavi Jaipur’s LFW collection; and hand-crafted cocktail blouses featuring pearls, sequins and Swarovski from Ahmedabad-based Shibori. Also on offer will be chandbalis, cocktail rings and chandelier earrings from Mumbai’s Kohar by Kanika and Hyderabad’s Suhani Pittie, apart from footwear, clutches and home décor.
Saturday and Sunday, Park Hyatt
Perfect for those tying the knot this season, the wedding fair by The West Street Company will take care of all your wedding essentials. From jewellery, garments and gifting options to wedding planners, photographers and hair and makeup experts, it is a one-stop halt for your big day. Some of the brands and designers who will be present include Chintamani Jewels, Deepika Govind, Gabbana Life ethnic wear, Israni Photography, The Entertainment Space and yatra.com. Priced from `1,500.
Till stocks last, Online
With floral designs trending this season, invest in jewellery inspired by flora. Featuring diamonds and the versatile gem Tourmaline (available in green and pink), the collection from the online store zaamor.com, includes earrings and pendants — with flat 35 per cent off on combined sets.
Priced from Rs.7,500.
Till September 13, Chamiers
Nappa Dori, a brand we love for its hand crafted leather trunks and accessories, is here in the city. Stock up on handbags and satchels at The Amethyst Room, from tomorrow. The collection will also include laptop bags, iPad covers and document sleeves, featuring prints of life in rural India. From Rs.3,500. Details: 43042099
By the hand
Till September 19,
Sri Sankara Hall, Alwarpet
Ahead of Navarathri, stock up on hand-crafted golu dolls—made of marble dust, papier-mâché, radium and terracotta—from Karnataka and West Bengal, at the Navarathri Crafts Festival. You’ll also find handlooms, jewellery, Tanjore paintings, Jodhpuri gift items, furniture from UP, saris from Orissa and more at the exhibition, which starts today. Also grab discounts of 20 per cent on handlooms and 10 per cent on handicrafts. Priced from `10 onwards. Details: 9042766772
Till September 15,
Women Wellness Clinic, Mylapore
Ensuring that your child follows a healthy diet, and gets a balanced nutritional intake, can be quite a task. Now you can now get free expert advice—on how to manage the diet of school-going children and strike a nutirional balance—at the counselling camp organised by Nutri Life Clinic and. Dr Dharini Krishnan, a consultant dietitian, will also give you tips on how to pack nutrition-rich lunch boxes. Details:9282131040