Diwali Pop Up Store at Indigo
• From Friday, October 14 to Sunday, October 16, Mumbai-based entrepreneurs Jyoti Gwalani and Sonia Mehta will hold an exhibition of textiles, jewellery and home accessories called The Pod of Talent at the Artisans’ Centre in Kala Ghoda. On sale will be Benarasi and Maheshwari saris, handwoven stoles and shawls, quilted bags, jewellery made of silver and wood, kidswear, shibori bed linen and dupattas, and silk dupattas (see image), stoles, saris and shawls. From 11am to 7pm. Aritsans’ Centre, Dr. V.B. Gandhi Marg, behind Rhythm House, above the Sabyasachi store, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 2267 2290.
• Yellow Tree Cafe, a Continental restaurant in Bandra, will hold a festive bazaar on Tuesday, October 11, from 11am to 8pm. You can buy tunics, kaftans, casual tops, party dresses, salwar suits, candles, diyas, semi-precious jewellery and clutches at the exhibition. Half of the sales proceeds will go to the Yellow Tree Foundation, a non-profit organisation that supports underprivileged kids. Prices start at Rs500 for tops. 33 Ambedkar Road, opposite Brownie Point and Si Branche boutique, Bandra (West). Tel: 2648 7800.
• On Tuesday, October 11 and Wednesday, October 12, Vivanta by Taj President will host a Diwali exhibition organised by the Ladies’ Wing of the Indian Merchants’ Chamber. It will feature formal Indian and western wear, precious and costume jewellery, party clutches, home linen and stationery. From 10.30am to 7.30pm. Vivanta by Taj President, Banquet Hall, Cuffe Parade. Tel: 6665 0808.
• Indigo, the fine dining restaurant in Colaba, will host a two-day Diwali pop up store that will feature home decor items and festive accessories. Restaurant proprietor Malini Akerkar and Radhika Gupta, the owner of the Delhi-based lifestyle store Moon River, have put together a collection of fragrant Diptyque candles, perfumes by the French L’Artisan Parfumeur, Kalighat paintings, and jewellery and scarves from Moon River. From Thursday, October 13 to Friday, October 14, from 11am to 7pm. 4 Mandalik Road, off Colaba Causeway, Colaba. Tel: 6636 8981.
• On Thursday, October 13 and Friday, October 14, the Versova outpost of Mia Cucina will host the Black Taxi Pop Up Shop, an exhibition of silvery jewellery, pop art cushions, T-shirts, stationery, lehengas, kurtas, bags and wallets. From 11am to 6pm. Mia Cucina, near Nana Nani Park, Versova, Andheri (West). Tel: 4241 4000.
• Candies, the chain of casual dining restaurants in Bandra, will host a “Bazaar and Bling” shopping exhibition at its Pali Naka outpost on Saturday, October 15, from 11am to 8pm. You can buy beachwear, dresses, kurtas, costume jewellery, hair accessories and home accessories from a variety of stalls at the day-long exhibition. MacRonells, 5AA, near Learners’ Academy School, Pali Naka, Bandra (West). Tel: 2642 4125.
• Mumbai-based event management company Orion Entertainment will hold a two-day “brands for less” exhibition at the Yashab banquet hall in Kala Ghoda from Friday, October 14 to Saturday, October 15. On offer will be labels such as Fred Perry, Vivienne Westwood, Juicy Couture, Michael Kors, D&G, Armani Jeans, Armani Collezioni and True Religion, for discounts of up to 70 per cent. From 11am to 7pm. Yashab, above Khyber restaurant, near Rhythm House, Kala Ghoda. Tel: 98191 47111.Tags: Artisans Centre, Black Taxi, Candies, Fashion, Indian Merchants' Chamber, Jyoti Gwalani, Malini Akerkar, Moon River, Orion Entertainment, Radhika Gupta, Sonia Mehta, Yellow Tree Cafe