Thursday, November 5, 2015

SHOP TILL YOU DROP {Shoppers Guide Feature} - Nitesh HUB

The festive season is here and the shopping fever is rising. So i bring you this new feature on my blog - 'Shop till you drop'. This is a shoppers guide to the latest in the city and where i head to to shop my goodies. Today i am featuring the NITESH HUB in Koregaon Park, Pune. I had a great time at Nitesh HUB with a day filled with shopping. It's location is just perfect as a shopping destination, placed at the trendiest neighbourhood of Pune. Here is my experience at Nitesh HUB and the stores i visited and loved. 

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1. Zarmina 

Zarmina is an ethnic wear boutique, housing some gorgeous Indian wear.

Zarmina is an alternate universe for Ethnic COUTURE.

The collection of designer anarkalis, lehengas & sarees is a luxe affair of hand embroidered pearls , sequins and diamantes. Only the best international construction techniques are used for special 3D printing on pure crepe and georgette.
The collection is shimmering yet subtle. The Stylised Anarkalis are dramatic and Sharp.
It is an ode to every Woman who knows her personal style.
ZARMINA believes in luxe finishes and glamorous silhouettes.

I loved the interiors of the store. It was big, spacious and well lit. They have a lovely sitting area where you can relax and enjoy their service. The designs are just gorgeous, beautifully crafted outfits.
Their collection is just perfect for the festive and wedding season.

Here are the two outfits i tried out. 

2. Forever New

Forever New has just launched their Autumn/Winter collection called Bolshoi Belle. I tried on two gorgeous dress there and loved the quality of fabric and fit. 
Indulge in classic femininity with a stunning October story from Forever New. The collections is all about classic feminine shapes in luxurious fabrications with a modern twist.

Billowing Blouses in soft sheers are worn with drapery viscose pleat pants while oversized cocoon coats wrap around neat, structured shift dresses. Embellished accessories compliment the collection.

I tried on two gorgeous dress there and loved the quality of fabric and fit. 

3. Kazo 

Kazo is a lovely brand that houses lovely western and contemporary wear for women. They have just brought in their Autumn/Winter collection with a lot of party wear and accessories. I tried on their classic sequins tube dress with a gorgeous neckpiece and clutch. I specifically loved their collection of bags and accessories. 

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4. The Collective 

Definitely one of my favorite stores at Nitesh Hub which house various brands one roof. They house a lot of men's wear (like Hugo, Armani, Karl Lagerfeld and many more)and for women they have more of bags and accessories. They house some of my favorite brands like Michael Kors, Moschino and Ted Baker. I am crazy about bags and The Collective is definitely the only place which such a great collection of designer bags. A must visit for all you bag lovers like me. I also eye spied some gorgeous watches and sunglasses. 

5. Wills Lifestyle 

ITC’s premium fashion destination Wills Lifestyle presents a contemporary collection for this Autumn-Winter.
Inspired from a creative mix of cultural references from timeless basics to glammed-up customization, Wills Lifestyle presents a wardrobe for the new generation of young thinkers and achievers with their Adventurist range. The Adventurist features the ‘city meets country’ collection of modern classics with a fresh appeal, dominated by plaids and tweeds and taking inspiration from the rustic outdoors, the collection is a perfect amalgamation of heritage and the rich color palette of Marsala and Monochrome

Keeping ahead of the revolutionary fashion culture and integrating work wear with high-street style, Wills Lifestyle presents the Urbanist range to inspire a sleek up-town and chic look. The Wills Sport range  integrates street influences with geometric patterns. The styles are dominated by textured, quilted and classic patterns with highlights of denims & checks.

Wills Lifestyle ensembles are priced between Rs. 1,299 – Rs. 14,999 and available exclusively at all leading Wills Lifestyle stores across the country.

This Autumn-Winter features ensembles from Ashish N Soni, Pankaj & Nidhi, Ranna Gill , Ritu Kumar , Rohit Bal Rohit Gandhi, Rahul Khanna and JJ Valaya.

6. Forest Essentials 

Forest Essentials was founded in the year 2000 after many years of meticulous research. After many years of development with trained Ayurvedic physicians, a range of natural skin care and hair care products was evolved. The view that Ayurveda advocates, is that a holistic approach is necessary for beauty care. 
The products are not made in factories in industrial areas, but in the Himalayas, in villages in Uttaranchal, using local labor. Our own spring water has therapeutic and regenerative qualities and has been certified by laboratories in France as being rich in mineral deposits, which makes for its unique properties. This water is used in all the products. 

Forest Essentials has revived traditional ingredients which have been used in many old Ayurvedic recipes. One such product is Kokum Butter made from the Kokum tree, unique to the western coastal regions of southern India. Kokum butter is milder creamier and richer in texture than Cocoa butter. It has the highest proportion of essential fatty acids vital for the metabolism of healthy skin. Vitamin A, C & E are present in the butter as natural anti-oxidants. Another exceptional ingredient is 100% natural raw-cane sugar, which comes from a certain strain of sugarcane which has potent properties to hydrate the skin. This sugar retains natural molasses in its sugar crystals, which attract moisture to the skin. Advanced skin care formulations that use the most potent and sophisticated natural extracts and actives, avoiding synthetic compounds, are made using these ingredients to produce an amazing product range. 

My favorite product was the Eternal Youth Formula.  The texture is luxuriously silky and at the first test itself it left my skin so smooth and hydrated. This is an Ancient formulation that visibly diminishes signs of ageing by eliminating fine lines and restoring firmness.

7. Crosswords 

Now after all the fashion and beauty stores, i headed to Crosswords. Absolutely my favorite store to go check out some good books, Dvds and games. They house a wide range of books, for all ages, for all hobbies and professions. From genres like Health & Fitness to Spirituality, from Business & economy to cooking and gardening. A spacious interior and friendly staff makes Crosswords so inviting and i spent a lot of time going through all the latest released books and Dvds. 

I had a great day at Nitesh HUB Mall, with a day filled with shopping and fun. After the shopping i had a bite at their food court. They also house the PVR cinema, so after i went to catch a latest flick over some pop corn. Superb day!

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