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Verve's Luxe List
Published: Volume 19, Issue 2, February, 2011

Verve showcases a plush spread of romantic offerings to woo your loved ones....

Breguet’s Marine 5829 Haute Joaillerie Chronograph with 186 precious stones is sure to delight the woman you love, especially if she likes to time sports performances with sheer brilliance. The meticulous workmanship is evident in the 18-carat pink gold case and the hand-engraved caseback. Individually numbered and signed, this timepiece is sheer beauty with brains.
Available at Johnson & Co, New Delhi and Ethos Summit, Mumbai.
Give voice to your feelings as you pen tender secrets or a note to your loved one with this exquisite candy-coloured pen from Chopard. To add to its poetic charm, perched at the very top of the pen’s cap is a sparkling 16-ruby heart that constantly rekindles the flame of inspiration — perfect for the language of love!
Available at The Chopard Boutique at DLF Emporio, New Delhi and The Oberoi, Mumbai.
Get charmed by the beauty of Blancpain’s Saint-Valentin 2011. Its self-winding Calibre 6763, visible through its sapphire crystal back, exudes a perfect amalgamation of femininity and cutting-edge watch-making techniques. Issued in a 99-piece limited series and delivered in a precious treasure chest, it lets your love shine through its radiance.
Available at Johnson Watch Company, New Delhi.
Enhance the sparkle of your bond of love with Zenith’s Elite Ultra Thin 681 and Ultra Thin Lady Automatique. These bejewelled ‘his’ and ‘hers’ 18-carat rose gold watches with sapphire glass are bound to revive your passion. The rhodium faceted gold plated hands, the white lacquered dial and the alligator leather strap are intoxicating!
Available at exclusive Zenith outlets across India.
Nothing quite hits the spot like Dior’s Christal. The pretty pink gold case with 97 diamonds and 13 white sapphire crystal inserts is what make it look iconic. The white lacquered dial with golden finishes and an alligator strap look quintessentially gilded and dramatic. Recreate the rhapsody of love.
Available at Dior boutiques in DLF Emporio and Taj Hotel & Palace, Mumbai.
The Métiers d’Art – Chagall & l’Opéra de Paris from Vacheron Constantin is an exceptional collection of 15 one-of-a-kind models dedicated to the Garnier Opera House reproducing the ceilings’ every last detail painted by Marc Chagall. The visually enchanting masterpiece is gently hugged by a trim polished gold bezel. Inside the case beats a self-winding caliber 2460 movement.
Available at Vacheron Constantin Boutique at DLF Emporio, New Delhi and the? DiA store at Taj Hotel & Palace, Mumbai.
Reinvent the game of seduction with jewellery from Piaget’s Possession collection. With the word Possession delicately engraved on a gold circle, it acts as a timeless witness to the whirl of emotions within. Set in 18-carat pink or white gold, the brilliant-cut diamonds only add to the definitive charm of the collection.
Available at the Piaget Boutique, DLF Emporio, New Delhi.
The soul of stones comes to life in de GRISOGONO jewellery collection. From rings with pink sapphires studded in white gold to pink gold necklaces in white diamonds and red sapphires, the collection is like a magical journey into the Garden of Eden, revealing treasures of absolute feminity. Elegant and extravagant, these vivid pieces of jewellery allow a woman to be unique.
Available at www.eboutique.degrisogono.com
Add a splash of enchanted glamour to your wardrobe with handbags from Burberry Prorsum Spring Summer 2011. Stunning silhouettes, attention to details and a funky palette lend a sense of grace and panache to your style quotient. From sling bags to saddle cross-body bags and envelope clutches, these petite wonders are beautiful and très chic!
Available at Burberry boutiques in DLF Emporio, New Delhi and Palladium Mall, Mumbai.
Express your love with Tikamdas Motiram Jeweller’s Valentine’s Day special jewellery collection. Crafted with extreme precision, the collection is a great blend of soul-deep love and aesthetic beauty. From rings, ear-rings and bracelets to elaborate necklaces, each piece of jewellery is bound to turn up the heat. Uber sensuous!
Address: TMJ, 4, Maker Arcade, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai. www.tikamdas.com
Give voice to your feelings with the Swatch Love Collection. The two new Gent watches in bright pink and light blue with a heart-shaped balloon that raises a small child perched on a ladder look chic. Offered in a special edition of only 777 pieces and baptised ‘Blessing of Love’ and ‘Belief of Love’, they are the ideal gift to express feelings in a duet.
Available at Swatch outlets across India.
Fresh and modern, the r5.5 White Jubilé from Rado exudes sophistication. British designer Jasper Morrison’s interpretation of the jubilé theme has white ceramics and diamonds that work together to present a timepiece that looks both chic and stylish. The case’s gentle curved edges and champagne coloured sun-brushed dial make it appear serene. Classic to the core.
Available at exclusive watch boutiques across India.
Drive home in the new BMW X1. With superior dynamics on every terrain, the xDrive is the all-wheel drive system that allows you to enjoy power and agility to the fullest. Whether you are on a twisting road, attempting a hill start or tackling slippery surfaces, maximum traction is guaranteed and so is driving pleasure in a car that spells luxury.
Available at BMW dealers across India.
The Fuchsia MERIDIIST GMT from TAG Heuer is a bespoke engineered communication instrument that’s thoroughly laced with love. East African Tsavorite garnet and precious ruby adorn its keypad. Smoked sapphire crystal screen adds to its elan. Nonchalantly sexy!
Available at Tag Heuer boutiques across India.
From pure silk ties to gold plated cufflinks and linen scarves, Canali’s Spring Summer 2011 collection exudes the essence of romantic Italy. The level of detailing in each of the pieces is immaculate. Just what you need to add a dash of eternal flamboyance to your style.
Available at Canali stores in DLF Emporio, Delhi, ITC Maurya, JW Marriott and Palladium Mall in Mumbai, UB City, Bengaluru re and Hotel Taj Krishna, Hyderabad.


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