Shop For Designerwear At The Hamara Footpath Garage Sale
• On Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17, Mumbai-based entrepreneurs Jyoti Gwalani, Sonia Mehta and Purvi Parekh will host a clothing and fashion accessories exhibition, called The Ides of March at Tranceforme, Parekh’s furniture store in Mahalaxmi. You can shop for white cotton dresses by Savio Jon; summery dresses with floral prints in light silks by Anupama Dayal; chunky necklaces crafted with buttons and safety pins by Anuj Sharma; light cotton shirts for men by Joli, embroidered floral clutches by Designs by K; and tops, dresses and trousers in handloom silks and khadi by Zuilee. From 11am to 7pm on both days. 36, Laxmi Mills Estate, Shakti Mills Lane, off Dr. E. Moses Road, Mahalaxmi. Tel: 2493 9916.
• Hamara Footpath, an NGO that works for the welfare of street children in Churchgate, will host a garage sale at the Pali Naka outpost of Candies on Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17, from 11am to 8pm. You will find clothing by designers Gauri & Nainika, Rocky S., Swapnil Shinde and Tarun Tahiliani and high-street brands Zara, Gap and Calvin Klein. Haute Trotter, a New York-based company that deals in pre-owned designerwear and vintage clothing, has contributed ten items (including a pair of Ferragamo heels) to the sale. The two-day event will also feature performances by electro-rock band Sky Rabbit, Hindi-pop-rock group Airport, acoustic rock act Dischordian, singer/songwriter Sid Coutto, and a beatboxing set by Scribe vocalist Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy. All the proceeds from the sale will be used by Hamara Footpath in their efforts to educate street children. Prices start at Rs50 for a T-shirt. MacRonell’s Bungalow, St. Andrew’s Road, near Learner’s Academy, Pali Hill, Bandra (West). Tel: 2642 2324. See here for performance timings.
• Oxford Bookstore at Chuchgate is hosting its annual sale. They’re offering up to 80 per cent off on books, DVDs, music CDs, stationery and other gift items. Until Saturday, March 31. Daily, from 10am to 10pm. Apeejay House, 3 Dinsha Vachha Road, next to K.C. College, Churchgate. Tel: 6636 4477.
• In the first week of March, luxury brands Jimmy Choo, Bottega Veneta and Tumi launched their boutiques at Palladium in Lower Parel. The Jimmy Choo store stocks women’s shoes, handbags, and sunglasses; at Tumi, you can shop for travel bags, handbags and sunglasses; and at Bottege Veneta you will find handbags and wallets. Ground Floor, Palladium, next to Cafe Moshe, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel. Bottega Veneta: 6615 2291, Jimmy Choo: 5515 2293 and Tumi: 6615 2295.