How to sail through the season with the right cover-up
THERE may not be a nip in the air, but when actress Sayani Gupta walked
the ramp at the recent Lakme Fashion Week winter festive in a navy blue
Aaylixir blazer with sequin detail, we knew jackets were back. A wardrobe
essential in the months to come, here is our pick of what you need to take
along to update any ensemble.
This red wool and silk blend jacket by Gucci is detailed
with pretty ruffled trims and elegant faux pearls
engraved with the label’s signature motif. Made in Italy,
it is perfect for a nippy evening out. Team it up with black
trousers and a pussy bow blouse to add to the quirk factor.
`2,23,645 approximately. Details: net-a-porter.com
Absolutely fresh from Rajesh Pratap Singh’s latest autumn
winter collection, this quilted silk taffeta jacket with floral
embroidery on a blue and black base and metallic shine is
a conversation starter. Pair it with a dress, a pair of black
trousers or even a metallic skirt and stay on point. `39,500.
At DLF Emporio mall. Details: 011 46060959
This wool-felt jacket from Saint Laurent’s latest fall
collection is a stylish take on regimental fashion. With
padded shoulders and lion-embossed buttons, with red
panels and gold frogging in the collar and sleeves make
you look sharp and sexy. Team it up with a subdued white
shirt and you are good to go. `2,11,382 approximately.
Quirk Box adds colour to your wardrobe
with this white open bolero jacket in
cotton poplin. With bright digital pop art, this
jacket can be teamed with shorts and a colourful
sling bag. Promising a casual upgrade, this one
needs those white sneakers to complete the look!
`2,650. Details: thequirkbox.com
Ditch the regular blazer and choose this satin
jacket with red floral embroidery and zipper
detailing around the waist by Varun Bahl. Set the
trend by pairing it up with crisp white shirt, skinny
ankle length white pants and nude heels. `45,000.
At DLF Emporio mall, New Delhi.
Details: 011 40533221
This short printed open multicoloured jacket by
Pankaj and Nidhi is made with dupion silk with silk satin
for lining. Perfect for a casual day out, let this bold
number hold centre stage with simple accessories
and a tank top. `16,000. At The Colonnade, Hotel Leela
Palace, Bengaluru. Details: 080 40937707
Nishka Lulla’s denim cotton jacket
with white boat print makes for ideal
outdoor wear. Nail the semi-formal
look with this design. Throw over a
black or grey jumpsuit with white
sneakers. `6,250. Details:
Shine on you
Test drive this georgette black asymmetric jacket by Namrata Joshipura. Embellished with sequins, it promises to keep you in the spotlight. A pair of black skinny pants and metallic sandals will complement its uneven hemline.
Rs 14,500. At DLF Emporio mall, New Delhi. Details:011 46073438
Text: Saloni Sinha