SPRING SUMMER

This Spring Summer, label Ritu Kumar recreates the magic and simplicity of Art deco. The collection includes tops, shirts, kurtis and dresses in various lengths. The spring-summer collection is a mishmash of feminine creations in colours such as coral, red, black, blue, green, pink, yellow and beige. The collection has garments both in fluid as well as structured forms, using fabrics such as chiffon, silk, poly georgette and cotton.

ETHNIC WEAR

Biba has unveiled its Spring/Summer 2013 collection, highlighting the trends in women’s ethnic wear for the season. Biba has designed three new collections — Flamingo; Aqua & Paloma. The collections showcase experimental prints in new and exotic colours, whimsical patterns and fresh cuts. The collections combine chic and ethnic in bold and graceful manner.

MOISTURISER

Lotus Herbals has introduced Nutraglow Daily Tinted Moisturiser with SPF 25. Nutraglow is a lightweight tinted moisturiser which contains a hint of skin perfecting colour that helps in hiding any appearance of imperfections on your skin. Whether it is day or night, winter or summer, this moisturiser can be applied as a base before applying make-up in the morning and also in the evening after removing make-up. It is available in three shades — bright Angel, Fresh Ivory and Hazelnut star and is priced at Rs.475. It is available at select beauty and department stores across the country.

COSMETICS

This summer, Lakmé is launching Lakmé Clean-Up Nourishing Glow range; the easy-to-use professional clean-up range to give you salon-like glowing skin every day. The range comes with three unique new formulations: a face wash, a scrub and a mask. Enriched with strawberry extracts, the face wash cleanses all visible dirt, the scrub exfoliates dead cells and the mask nourishes the skin.

SNACKS

KFC has introduced wallet-friendly snacking options as part of its menu. The new KFC Wow menu is packed with offerings such as the Potato Krisper, Krushers Lime-Soda, Chicken Shotz and Twin Soft Serves at a menu price of Rs. 25.

BAGS

Caprese has launched its Spring Summer’13 collection of handbags. The creations focuses on avant-garde shapes and precise cuts in vibrant palettes with fresh with bold colours like tangy orange, crispy coral, poppy red which sit alongside the classic colours — black and tan. An array of hobos, clutches, totes, satchels and sling bags have been launched in varied sizes.

LINEN

Siyaram’s has added two vibrant collections under the same brand for the linen-loving fashion conscious Indian male. The collections were unveiled by Manish Malhotra and include Purito, a range of pure whites, and Vivant, featuring various bright colours. Both collections are available outlets across the country.

SKIN CARE

Cheryl’s Cosmeceuticals has launched their summer care products — ClarifiAcne Home Care Kit for oily skin with acne and DermaLite Fairness Home Care Kit for fairness on all skin types except sensitive and acne skin. The kit, formulated keeping in mind the skin concerns that occur during the summer season, is designed to enhance the skin’s natural and inherent glow, says a press release. The usage of the ClarifiAcne home care kit will help reduce sebum production and eliminate the P-Acnes bacteria that cause flare ups.

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