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Published: Volume 21, Issue 8, August, 2013
Get in-sync with the latest goodies from the world of fashion this August...

1. Market Newbies
Luscious introductions to the shelves

British luggage brand Globe-trotter has launched an exclusive range of vanity cases to store your precious baubles. Available in Ivory, Royal Navy and Colonial Brown the cases are furnished with superior non-dyed natural leather trimming which will darken and age wonderfully over time.

The new Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Bicolor is an India exclusive piece influenced by the rich craftsmanship associated with the brand. Clothed in gold and steel and embellished by the finest manually crafted finishes, the 1930s-inspired hour numerals create a subtle link between the brandís expertise and our cultural diversity.

Ghanasingh Be True has collaborated with couturier Maheka Mirpuri to launch an exclusive line of limited edition couture jewellery, with the former providing the design sensibilities and the latter executing the same with their technical know-how. The collection comprises an eclectic mix of elaborate bridal chokers, stunning chandelier earrings, contemporary cocktail rings and cuffs, detailed neckpieces, bracelets as well as intricate chand balis to go with any exquisite ensemble.

The Ganga collection from Tanishq is expertly crafted and designed in 18k gold and studded with diamond and polka. The collection draws inspiration from the purity, divinity and the journey of Ganga, one of Indiaís most revered rivers. Comprising a wide range that includes earrings, pendants, bangles and necklaces, the collection epitomizes style and elegance in every sense.

2. Material Men
Goodies for the guys

Dieselís Fall / Winter Ď13 menswear collection takes inspiration from camouflage and modifies it creating a collection filled with a rock and underground attitude. New structured puff jackets and treated coloured tees become a live canvas for photos and stencils depicting the life of a suburban Los Angeles surrounded by natural elements, such as palm trees beside power lines and a colourful Volcano explosion graphics. With black and greys as the key hues, the collection is accentuated with other bold winter colours such as petrol blue, touches of purple and violet and brick red on knits and pants.

The latest collection from the house of Canali is all about understated luxury. It offers strong outerwear that is perfect for the man who has everything but still wants a new coat; graphic, deco-inspired prints, velvet and extensive layering options for the discerning male. Textural play with flecked wools and tweeds, modern pinstripes, fur collars and the military-style double-breasted topcoat are reworked for maximum sophistication.

Armani Jeansí latest Autumn/ Winter is all about the essential items a man should have in his wardrobe. From the biker look to authentic and contemporary style, this collection offers a clean, classic and functional looks for men. Heavy jackets, field jackets and jeans are the seasonsí must haves. The brand draws its seasonal looks to maintain a unique balance of tradition and modernity.

3. Scene Snip

Gildo Zegna and John Elkann have decided to strengthen the collaboration between Zegna and Maserati in the context of the fascinating oceanic challenges of the VOR 70 Maserati, led by Giovanni Soldini: the 47th edition of the Transpac Race from Los Angeles to Honolulu sets off with an international crew of nine.

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