Radhika Jain is expanding her footprint in the fashion world with the launch of her premiere luxurious collection of women’s footwear in Delhi, under her label name Radhika J. The eponymous designer, who has experimented with different styles, cuts, textures, embellishments and colour themes. She also sells through their online retail store Radikaj.com.
Her range has been designed to reflect a blend of various styles such as brogue, sandal and mojari, smoking slipper with a mule or even d’Orsay pump, brogue and peep-toe style. The most creative and selective styles have been are incorporated in pointy-toe pumps, strappy shoes, mules and clogs, Mary Janes, wedges and detailed flats.
There were numerous more appealing assortments like Folklore collection impacted from the customary footwear of different nations, for example, Netherlands, Japan, Mexico, her signature style double-platform high heels, and tango shoes style as she has devoted a whole line of her brand to the Latin dance community such as Tango, Salsa, Kizomba and Bachata
The corridor at The Kila was loaded with the visitors viewing this new line of collection. Propelling the footwear under her own brand had evidently been on Radhika’s mind from the day she began showcasing her knowledge about the peculiarities of footwear designing. She remained in India to complete her masters in Footwear Technology in 2014.
On the lavish launch of her collection, Radhika says, “I am glad that my talent is appreciated by the people. They appreciate my eye for detail and my canvas of ideas which have been inspired by street styles, fashion shows, different cultures, places, books, objects, fabrics, floors, walls an unending list. I am promoting my brand and know that my designs will appeal to women of style and confidence worldwide.”
About Radhika Jain
A course in Fashion Design from London College of Fashion (Cordwainers), the UK in 2012 imparted an international perspective on footwear design to Radhika Jain. Over time, she honed her knowledge of the peculiarities of footwear designing and remained in India to complete her masters in Footwear Technology in 2014. This period helped infuse new vision for her own future brand. She learnt Online Retail for Fashion Business from LCF, UK. This education coupled with a rich practical work experience in India and Italy lent her the inspiration to start on her own brand with the objective to become an internationally renowned luxury designer. The result was the inception of Radhika J, a label that brings together the expertise of designers from all over the country under one roof. Her association with Parsons School of Design is an added advantage. Radhika’s designs are both modernistic and simple. According to her, ‘the most admirable designs are a result of the free mind. Design can be an inspiration from an idea, a thought, a minute detail, a feeling, a concept or a form, independent or integrated in an aesthetically appealing manner.’
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Kiehl’s 14th store in Select CityWalk
The brand motive of Kiehl’s vision is the ‘try before you buy’ initiative. Allowing their patrons to try products before they purchase, this 92-year old initiative has won hearts and has led to loyal clientele over the years.
Kiehl’s journey from humble beginnings in 1851 as an old apothecary in New York’s East Village neighbourhood to 250 stores around the world including 13 flagship stores in India is one which deserves attention and applause.
The event was honoured by Kiehl’s advocate and Bollywood actor Jim Sarbh. He was present at this celebratory occasion and talked with the media about his journey with Kiehl’s India and his favourites from the brand.
Kiehl’s old-world, customer-centric heritage has been at the heart of every product and service debut over the company’s 169-year history – from ingredient research and formula safety testing to localized store decors.
One goal is always front of mind: to serve patrons in an attentive, educational environment that offers the company’s tried-and-true skincare products enjoyed by customers the world over.
‘Utpala’ Summer Collection by Mrunalini Rao’s
‘Utpala’ is a summer collection inspired by the serene lotus. The beauty of this ethereal flower is reinterpreted by the designer into an abstract work of art. The Utpala Collection flaunts a colour palette that is directly derived from the real essence of the flower and its surroundings
Each piece in the collection is crafted with a reverence for traditional artistry and showcases elements such as hand zardozi embroidery, thread embellishments and appliqué. The collection also features hand-painted prints in captivating colours of purple, pink, yellow and green. Bringing sheen and richness to the collection are silks, organzas, chiffons and tulle in flamboyant flares and layers
Bugatti Launches Summer Collection
Warmer days are here again and bugatti’s new Spring Summer 2020 collection is here to greet them with a bouquet of fresh palettes.
The collection, which is an anthology of inventive design and experimental fashion, possesses a strong multicolour identity. From sorbet shades to vintage tones to surprising hues. Classic colours like cognac, red and black, give way to unusual variations of colours like green, blue, camel, yellow and khaki.
These bold colours are coupled with fashionable details like decorative seams and prominent labelling to establish a compelling personality.
The collection is poised for effortless style and unparalleled comfort for the upcoming summer months. Special features have been developed internally keeping in mind the climate, popular summer activities, and behaviour.
Innovation can be seen in the uppers which are made of breathable
materials, flexible, light and water-resistant soles and easy fastenings.
The collection has been engineered from the imaginations of the expert designers and craftsmen from Spain, Germany, Italy, and Portugal. bugatti’s signature is found in a wide selection of derbies, sandals, sneakers, casual slip-ons, and athleisure shoes.
Grab your pair at Bugatti
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