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Published: Volume 18, Issue 8, August, 2010
Distinctive collections, delicious designs. August is the month for treasures that tell a tale

1. Market Newbies
Luscious introductions to the shelves

Zoya by Tanishq collaborates with Raghuvendra Rathore for the second time. The ace designer has created a collection named ‘The Gold of Narlai’, inspired by temples and mosques in the ancient city of Narlai. Treasures that tell a tale.

Manish Arora designs another range of watches for Swatch. A riot of Indian pop culture in a kaleidoscopic palette, this is a total desi trip for your wrist.

Bvlgari’s new and very distinctive Serpenti collection features delicious designs, inspired by the coils of the serpent. The beautiful bracelets, rings and jewel watches will hypnotise you.

Fendi has launched their children’s range, designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi and special partner Simonetta. Doll up those angels and brats in some ‘Made in italy’ haute stuff.

Watch out for the new ranges of apparel at Burlington’s. Basics, ethnic prêt, menswear and a bespoke section will take care of all your wardrobe needs.

2. Material Men
Goodies for the guys

The Tessio line of watches for men, by Cerruti, are for adventure lovers. A chronograph designed to look like the speedometer of a sports car is just the sort of thing that grown-up boys love.

The star of Alfred Dunhill’s fall winter collection is the Camdeboo fabric, a South African mohair to keep you cool in summer and warm in winter. Suits you.

3. Tech Talk
Gadgets at your service

The vibrant range of Vaio E Series laptops is now available from Sony. Get inspired by the very stylish ‘Go Vivid’ campaign, featuring current style icon Kareena Kapoor. Apart from the fashion, these are also dependable everyday tech-mates.

Grab the new iPad case by Gucci, available in rubberised leather and neoprene, with a strap closure to limit the pressure on your iPad’s touch screen, and suede lining to keep the screen scratch-free. A multitude of colours will match your moods.

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