Embrace the icy green hue to stay on trend this season.
Supermodel Lakshmi Menon’s recent shoot for Verve magazine, in which she appeared in a striking mint organza gown by Gauri and Nanika, had us sitting up and taking notice. A shade that is light, summery and fun, it’s great to dispel the gloom of overcast monsoon days. From dresses to accessories, here’s our pick of ways to get the look.
A darker take on the icy hue, this outfit by Sva is is sexy and sophisticated all at once. While the top is made from cotton silk and features embellished sleeves, the skirt bears a handwoven golden brocade design. Pair with tear drop earrings and a golden clutch to complete the look. Rs 1,36,600 approximately. At Senapati Bapat Marg, Mumbai. Details: 022 66099360
From Kate Spade comes this stunning mother of pearl necklace in the prettiest shade of mint. Set inside a 12 carat gold casing, the scalloped detailing make this one stand out. Team with a white V-neck top, to best display the statement piece. Rs 6,600 approximately on amazon.com
Made from neoprene fabric, this dress by Gauri and Nainika is dainty and fierce all at the same time. With a tasteful little slit at the back, the front of the garment is punctuated with textured 3D flowers and pearls, which give it an added finesse. Rs 47,400 approximately. At the store in Lado Sarai, New Delhi. Details: 011 41055416
Go for gold
Golden and minty hues come together to make this flip flop a must-have. Featuring floral motifs on the straps and sole, we love the combination of colours, which truly set this one apart. Made entirely from leather, it is best worn with a maxi dress in a contrasting shade. Rs 8,000 approximately on nordstrom.com
For those with an affinity for drama and glamour, this ensemble by Neeta Lulla is just what the doctor ordered. The kurta and pants set comes with a fitted jacket-cum-cape that really sets the outfit apart. The kurta, made from a mix of organza and crepe, features embroidered botanical motifs. With so much going on, it’s best to keep accessories minimal. Rs 1,09,000 approximately. At the store in Santacruz West, Mumbai. Details: 9819735750
While this clutch bag comes in a dual tone of pink and green, it was the green and gold combination that caught our eye. The box clutch from Inayat has a silk base which is then appliqued with floral gota patti work and zardozi embroidery. We love the golden pearl like clasp and the zirconia that make it all the more special. Rs 6,000 approximately on perniaspopupshop.com
Perfect for a pre-wedding do, this outfit from Anushka Khanna spells elegance and grace. Made from silk crepe and georgette, the subdued hue of mint is offset with floral sequins on the sleeves and down the front of the garment. Rs 42,000. At Ensemble, Bandra, Mumbai. Details: 022 26420643
Text: Rashmi Rajagopal Lobo