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What: Single and multi-seating LoveSac chairs, sofas and bean bags, call Samir Pancha at 9930291667, prices start at Rs. 4,500.
Why: Just arrived in India, LoveSacs are the Aston Martin of bean bags. Available in different avatars with customised covers, these are very likely the most comfortable surfaces you’ll ever sink into. Remember… you saw it here first!
When: You want to score some Love in the Sac.
What: Traditional Indian board games including Bambaram, Vanvas, and Chaupad by Kreeda, order online, Rs 80 onwards.
Why: You want to invite an army of black and white elephants, Ravana and his ten heads, and a twirling top to your next game night.
When: Charades have gotten Dumb, and mind games are Taboo.
What: Customised charm bracelets, call Samidha at 9920117773 or Sanjana at 9820603861, Rs. 700 onwards.
Why: When they’re not styling movie stars, these designers string together charms stocked at stores like Butter. But we take you straight to the source, where you can have them create customised bracelets sporting all the things you love – sheep, guitars, cupcakes, and even your fat Persian cat.
When: Your wardrobe needs a shot in the (ch)arm.
What: Dial-a-mural by Harshad Patankar, call 996905498, prices depend on materials used.
Why: Patankar’s 3D, whimsical murals - umbrellas, rain boots and clothes lines in sepia tones – are perfect for your vacant walls. Check out his art at www.harshadpatankar.com/murals.html, or describe your vision, and he’ll connect the dots.
When: Your Casa is kinda Blanca.
What: MySpace Secret Show featuring MotherJane, Scribe and Black, Bandstand Amphitheatre, Bandra, sign up at www.myspace.com, free for members.
Why: Because this super-popular international franchise has brought U2 to a rooftop, Neil Diamond to coffee shops, and Moby to a neighborhood club. Traditionally, audiences are informed of the gig location, but the performing acts remain a surprise.
When: You want to go on blind dates with Kooks and Killers, and have them end on a high note. Series kicks off tonight, May 29, at 6:30 pm.
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