BRANDS OF THE WEEK : 2

Here’s the Week 2 sum-up from our facebook column –  BRAND OF THE DAY, to help introduce more Indian design labels to you everyday. We’ll be talking about apparel, accessories, art and lifestyle brands that have shown great promise and talk a bit about their USP and styles.

Bringing you a new brand each day, here are the chosen BRAND OF THE DAY for the last week !

P.S. If you wish to read up them every day, just go here & ‘like’ for updates !

Al-Artz-BOTDBRAND OF THE DAY : 21.06.13 :  AL ARTZ

What spoils any lady’s day ? Spotting their latest purchase on other person !
If you’re shopping at Al Artz though, that won’t happen to you. The swift brushstrokes of Alisha Bhasin kickstarted this label of all things handpainted – from home accessories to shoes. Their flagship store is at Shahpurjat and you can find all sorts of knick-knacks there along with customization options. Colors are her forte and the designs speak for themselves.

TGFD PICK : Each piece becomes unique !

Check them out on Facebook here.

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BRAND OF THE DAY : 22.06.13 : HOWRAH BRIDGE

Inspired by one of the most iconic landmarks of Calcutta, Anupriya Dutta Gupta presents a wardrobe full of quirky choices – from apparel to accessories and lifestyle products. Her forte is Prints and she uses the graphic monotones to full effect in her pieces along with pops of color.

TGFD PICK : Trendy Prints  Specs & Telephones

Check them out on Facebook here

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BRAND OF THE DAY : 23.06.13 : JANUARY ONE

Its so exciting to see new design studio exploring materials beyond the usual. January One is a Glass Design Studio in Mumbai focusing exclusively on lifestyle products. Laxmiprajakta runs a tight ship, with lots of new ideas for taking glass beyond the usual applications with special focus on sustainability.

TGFD PICK : Detailing & Finesse.

Check them out on Facebook here

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BRAND OF THE DAY : 24.06.13 : FULL CIRCLE

Bags get a sprightly makeover from Nidhie Desai at Full Circle, with lots of colors and sparkles. Solid blocks with leather edging and straps make the line between casual and formal blur. The label is bang on trend with youngsters, and their new apparel line follows the same philosophy.

TGFD PICK : Color Blocking with leather accents. 

Check them out on Facebook here

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BRAND OF THE DAY : 25.06.13 : MASSIF BY ME – MADHURI MAMGAIN

Quirky shoes drawing inspiration from art & crafts, Madhuri Mamgain started her flagship label with handpainted ballerina shoes in pop colors. Now, with an avid following in India and abroad, Massif has expanded to crafted designs and motifs.

TGFD PICK : Brushstrokes & Detailing 

Check them out on Facebook here

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BRAND OF THE DAY : 26.06.13 : HEADS UP FOR TAILS

One of the first & most comprehensive Indian e-stores dedicated to our four-legged lovers ! HUFT has everything your dogs would need. Being a dog-owner myself, I know this site can drive anyone crazy with all the options ! Products for dogs and dog-owners and dog-homes… they deal with all your fancies.

TGFD PICK : All themes doggy ! Specially the doormats.

Check them out on Facebook here

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BRAND OF THE DAY : 27.06.13 : INDRAJIT DAS JEWELRY DESIGN

With his Rajasthani lineage, Indrajit Das has set up his exclusive jewelry label dealing with precious metals. With lots to offer in neckpieces and earrings, he is gradually becoming the go-to person in Jaipur and recently also took part in the Rajasthan Fashion week. The intricate work & stone combinations make Indrajit stand out.

TGFD PICK : Silver & Pearl combinations. 

Check them out on Facebook here

And this rounds up our week’s picks.. Do write in to us about your favorites !

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