February 16, 2012

ZENE story

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So.....I've got NEWS for you guys!!!

My mom & one of her friends recently opened a store called ZENE in the heart of the city. It's a multi-designer outlet where one can find exclusive products of young & upcoming designers from all across the country.
 There are Howrah Bridge & Sandeep Sarkar kurtas, salwar suits, sarees as well as Howrah Bridge & Crow tunics & dresses; Howrah Bridge neckpieces & brooches; Aarti Verma handpainted bags; Rohan Arora & Fetish shoes, Priya's home made candles, Treasure scarves & other knick-knacks.
So, you see, I've been all running around, helping them out set up the store, finalise on the designers (since I'm connected to fashion in general, I was the one who contacted all the designers, some of them being close friends too!), plan out the interiors, set up the stock, do the publicity & marketing, arrange for some of the press people to come & cover the inauguration.......you get the drift? Phew! It has been a hectic & super-busy couple of weeks, I tell you!!
The store was inaugurated by the young & dynamic footwear designer Rohan Arora (who's a dear friend) amid much pomp & excitement. People who have dropped in, have appreciated all the stuff so far............the store has set off on a good note.........hope it goes from good to better in times to come! :)

I've got some snaps from the day of the store opening to share with all of you..........I just had to show you guys what I've been up to.......no?

And now, moving on to how I was dressed for the day......... :)

Wore this kimono-style knitted tunic for the first time......and LOVED it! :)
Specially like the red & white pattern on the neck...........pretty, ain't it???

Posing at different corners of the store! :P

Sorry for the haggard look.........I was mighty tired after running about all day, but still had some enthusiasm left to click some snaps to share with you all! Me & the camera share an old & ever-lasting rapport, you know! ;)

Knitted tunic with kimono sleeves: Max
Micro-checkered leggings: Max
Mini bottle pendant: Commercial Street, Bangalore
Bangles: Assorted, from all over the place
Watch: Kenneth Cole
Black pumps: Aldo

P.S. For my readers! If you want a great deal on Kenneth Cole watches, please see this Overstock Promotional Code!

Oh, by the way, a belated Happy Valentine's Day to you guys!!!! Hope all of you lovers out there had a great time............long live LOVE!!! <3

And I must show you guys what I got for V-day - a beautiful Giordano watch from their limited edition Sir Jean Freya collection!!!
(Note: the picture is not doing the watch justice...)

This........and a bunch of lovely roses.........sigh! What else can a girl ask for??? *dreamy-eyed*
(Actually, I only ask for us to be together always......and as much in love at the age of 80 as we are now......!)

Well...........I'll be back with the Valentine's Day outfit...........till then, take care..........& keep it stylish! :)

Polka princess

P.S.: If anyone likes any products from the pictures of the store above, please feel free to mail me with details at zeneboutique@gmail.com
February 05, 2012

Out on a walk...

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So....am back!

Thanks for being as patient as ever! I so appreciate the fact that in spite of my irregular blogging habits (at times when I'm super-busy with something.........like right now!), my lovely & amazing readers & followers are always there to support & encourage me & my random posts. :)

I'm soooooooooo lucky to have you guys, seriously!!!

Coming back to the post, BIG time crunch guys!!!!!

Hence, am leaving you a few words................& some pictures.......

Was out with my guy.........just walking around, you know......... :)
AND, I've been dying to show you guys this freaking cute tee of mine!!! Sorry, I don't have better (or closer) pictures, coz the batteries of my camera died out on me! :(

It's actually a big heart made out of strips of leather sewn on to the tee...........isn't that super cool???  
Not to mention, this awesome jacquard jacket has been gifted to me by my fabulous friend & brother, Amalraj Sengupta, who's a young fashion talent of the country (he shows in Lakme Fashion Week).

And of course, don't miss my cute li'l pocket watch pendant!! <3

Heart tee: BK Market, Kolkata
Cropped corduroy pants: Wills Lifestyle
Jacket: Amalraj Sengupta, gifted
Pocket watch pendant: Colaba Causeway, Mumbai
Floral bag: Esbeda, gifted
Nude flats: Tresmode

And now, a few snaps I took along the way..........

Hope you all had a great weekend!

Have a lovely week ahead...........hope to be back soon! :)

Polka Princess


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