From Naturally Auroville, these handmade calendars are minimalist and affordable. With hand pressed leaves, they come in different colours and are made from Auroville’s famous handmade paper. `249. At the store in Ulsoor. Details: 25559885
Try something different with Chennai-based artist Maheshwari Janardhan’s wall calendar. This digitally-printed piece, titled Jardin de l’amour, with birds, moths, butterflies and plants will get you started on a cheery note. `750 Details: etsy.com
If you’re on celebrity photographer Dabboo Ratnani’s gift list then be prepared to rouse
much envy. His calendar this year has an interesting line up of celebrities. Besides
Hrithik Roshan, he has taken pictures of Aishwariya Rai Bachchan, Deepika Padukone,
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt. On request only. Details: dabbooratnani.com
This calendars by choreographer Sunil Menon showcases creatively shot photographs of male models sporting heavy make-up and Theyyam head-gear. As part of their Sahodaran fund-raising calendar, these pictures were taken at Menon’s home in Kerala. `1,000. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org
True to form, this year’s diary
from The Chennai Adoption Drive is adorable. The diary titled, Paws and People, narrates warm and fuzzy stories of
homeless animals and how they got
themselves adopted. `250. Details:
We love the quirky calendar from Sky Goodies. This 3D paper desk calendar designed by Mumbai-based Misha Gurnanee Gudibanda, is a DIY model of an old typewriter with realistic details. Even the date cards are printed in a vintage typewriter font. Priced at `399.
Available on in.skygoodies.co.
Turn up the heat
As expected, Pirelli’s 2015 calendar is nothing less than hot. Photographed by the talented Steven Meisel, it features supermodels like Gigi Hadid, Adriana Lima and Joan Smalls. The models have been styled by Carine Roitfeld and each picture is aesthetic and sexy. Details: pirellical.com