Elegance on your wrist
Swiss maker of luxury timepieces Roger Dubuis’s Velvet Collection combines glamorous design and stunning mechanism. The Velvet Automatic carries a touch of femininity. With the blackened numerals and appliqués, to the trompe l’oeil part-circle, part-barrel shaped case, these watches stand out because of their strong designs. The watches—in both light pink and blue, and the Velvet High Jewellery (not in pic)—are stamped Poinçon de Genève, a proof of remarkable finishing.
The Autumn-Winter Collection for men and women from Johnston & Murphy, a premium American shoemaker, embraces the heritage of artisans from northern Italy. A new entrant in the Indian market, the company—with seven generations of quality craftsmanship behind it—has custom-fitted a pair of shoes for every US president from Millard Fillmore to Barack Obama. johnstonmurphy.com
Italian brand Porro follows the philosophy of simplicity above all and is known for its essential and immediately identifiable language with simple signs, geometries and shapes. Balancing Boxes (in pic), created by Swedish design house Front, is a small table consisting of a series of irregularly placed white or black boxes made of metal or wood. It gives the impression that the boxes are suspended in air. etreluxeindia.com
Bring home light
Celebrate this festive season with the Diwali collection from Frazer and Haws, handcrafted from silver of 92.5 percent purity. Although a British brand, its products have an Indian soul, which finds expression in intricate designs and detailing. frazerandhaws.com(Box it, courtesy Better Interiors)
(This story appears in the 16 October, 2015 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)