With Diwali around, and taash party plans underway, it’s a good season to sport hearts and diamonds on your sleeve
The festival of lights is just about a month away. And for those who celebrate Diwali in all seriousness, it’s already time for planning the festivities that include taash parties as well! While gentlemen have options like the king of diamonds-themed socks from Hot Sox and the card-themed bomber jacket from Manish Bansal, ladies can sport hearts and spades on their ears and feet. Take your pick.
Wrap it up
Known for their exquisitely designed ties, scarves and accessories, Italian brand Roda’s latest—a scarf with a card suits print—is both stylish and practical for the winter season. Crafted from cotton-wool blend, the grey scarf comes with a short white fringe. We feel its beauty lies in its simplicity. `4,973. Details: brownsfashion.com
Take the gamble
Gen-next designer, Manish Bansal, offers this bomber jacket, teamed with a half-sleeved shirt and shorts. Inspired by people in suits and the gamble of marketing, the collection features playing card motifs and uses felting as appliqué. Available in off-white and grey. `11,000 for the cotton shirt (with felting around the neck), `28,000 for the jacket and `6,500 for the white linen shorts. At Manish Bansal Studio, New Delhi. Details: 01143035390
You heart it
Punch up your colour-blocked attire
with these red heart earrings. Designed by Manish Arora for Amrapali, the 18k yellow gold-plated pair comes with a crystal-studded textured circular head and red-and-pink enamel hanging heart motifs. Made from base metal and Swarovski crystals, it is available for `6,450 at the Amrapali store, Bengaluru. Details: 22221622
For the king
Your feet will thank you for this pair of king of diamonds socks from Hot Sox. Funky and bold, the soft cotton blend makes a statement with its colours of red, black and white. Wear them and rule the party. Also available in grey. `845.
Head over heels
Go chic and sultry with Charlotte Olympia’s platform sandals. Versatile in design, the open-toes have luscious suede hearts tied together with two delicate leather laces. The striking red makes this pair perfect for an evening out. `77,536. Details:
This ‘Bacall’ clutch from Kotur, designed to resemble a pack of
playing cards, is a conversation starter. Crafted from slick gold-plated brass and finished with clear perspex, the compact style has a brocade-lined interior and detachable chain shoulder strap. For the evening, pair it with an all-black outfit. `53,437. Details: