Ditch the boring and invest in some funky couture, with our Comic
Con special edition
With Comic Con Hyderabad kicking off tomorrow, lovers of the genre are making a beeline for the city, flaunting body suits, capes and, yes, The Joker make-up. With 21-year-old cosplayer, Laura Gilbert from Sydney, trending on social media—for dressing up like Suicide Squad’s Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie)—the event just got more interesting. If you are heading there (or not), here’s some pop inspiration for your wardrobe.
The dress code
Masaba’s baby pink poplin mini dress is perfect for a fun evening. The multicolour all-over clove print and long bell sleeves give it sass and promise to make heads turn. `5,400. At Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai. Details: 022 65298694
Rock the crop
This retro cotton knit crop top from American designer Jeremy Scott is striking, with multicoloured swirls making the pinup girl print pop. Made in Romania, choose this to highlight the bold, carefree you. `13,606 approximately. Details: jeremyscott.com
Spot the Minion
Minions will never go out of trend and that’s what this bustier by Quirkbox proves. The printed cotton strappy number is perfect for a beach date or a brunch. Team it with a high waist black pencil skirt and a sling bag to nail any style test. `2,450. Details: thequirkbox.com
Shopnimai brings you these candy earrings by Crimson. The pink and yellow push-back pair, in the shape of rectangular pop candy, is made with acrylic and can be the final touch for your Comic Con outing. `1,800.
This polymide stretch-jersey top by Fendi—with printed monster motifs in blue, purple and saffron—is the new chic statement for a casual outing. The figure-hugging Italy-made top is great for a workout, too, and comes with a perforated neckline to keep you cool. `37,332 approximately. At DLF Emporio, New Delhi. Details: 011 46040777
Glam up your look with this Valorie clutch by Anya Hindmarch, with a digital gold smiley. Made with light-reflecting silver glitter leather canvas, with a magnetic-fastening front flap, it will hold your essentials while adding some bling to even a simple get-up. `45,375 approximately. Details: net-a-porter.com
The frog prince
Roxx Luxe by Tanya Ashraf recently unveiled this semi-couture white silk taffeta dress with the quirky motif of a green frog playing a guitar. All about wearing your attitude, the structured pleats are formal and makes this a spunky option for an after party. `34,000. At Goregaon East, Mumbai.
This printed lime green wool-felt cape from Gucci’s latest fall collection is comfortable and comes with a trompe l’oeil motif that will be a conversation starter. Trimmed with black grosgrain and red silk-twill lining, it can be buttoned up, too. `3,65,555 approximately. At DLF Emporio, New Delhi.
Details: 011 46471111
Text: Saloni Sinha