Pop Up No.10 draws artisans from across India
Designer Susan Fernandes is back with Pop Up No. 10— a two-day bazaar that brings together designers, home bakers and artists. Currently in its fourth edition, Fernandes reveals that this year, there’s a focus on all thing handmade. “I’ve been consciously looking at labels that lay emphasis on handcrafted and organic products made with locally sourced materials. So none of the stalls will be putting up mass produced goods,” says Fernandes, who has curated the event.
The line-up of products include everything from jewellery and apparel to organic skin care essentials, bags and home decor. A part of all of the editions thus far, Fernandes and partner Anu Nagappa’s label, Anu&Susan will be showcasing their Diwali collection. The line features flowy block-printed and ombre dresses, crafted from pure silk and cotton. They will also be introducing their menswear range — a collection of 50 shirts, bearing 50 unique prints. “They’re funky and perfect for a casual brunch date,” shares Fernandes.
Those looking for inspiration to get into shape can stop by the Antar Prerna Yoga Mats stall. Made only from khadi, jute and cotton, the yoga mats come in ethnic and contemporary designs.
Also in store is hand-crafted leather bag label, Kris. The bags, made from consciously sourced leather, are sewn by hand using traditional and creative stitching techniques. If you’re looking to update your jewellery collection, don’t miss the stall by Arnav. The Jayanagar-based brand remodels heirloom pieces and is known for its classic Indian aesthetic.
Visitors can also take home preserves, pickles, peanut butter and hummus from Martha’s Preserves and Food Garden.
`200 upwards. September 16 and 17. At No. 10, Magrath Road. Details: 9845016837
— Rashmi Rajagopal Lobo