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Why: A deliciously adult offering by toy design studio Pink Elefant, this double-backed, single-seat chair is the perfect place to tell Santa all about your secret desires. Available in festive colours like green, red and white. Chair men!
When: You want to baby sit.
What: Hot chocolate on a stick by Sleight of Hand, Trafford House, 6 Prescott Road, lane opposite JB Petit School, call 22091445, Rs 50.
Why: Want your milk-shake to bring all the boys to the yard? Stick with this hot chocolate lollipop - in plain, mocha and cappuccino versions – that you can swirl around in a cup of milk, turning it into rich, yum cocoa. Add Baileys or drink virgin merry.
When: You want a bonbon nuit.
What: Shop for Christmas stockings on SoKistan, visit www.sokistan.com, delivery within 3 to 5 days, start at Rs 1,000.
Why: Somewhere between the Strait of Perpetual Vagabonds and Sea of White Stitches is SoKistan, a foot-shaped country more magical than even the North Pole. Yule see. Dreamed up by Belgian designer Valerie Barkowski (also founder of Bandit Queen), here you can buy anti-slip striped tubes, combed cotton crews, Persian motifed knee highs.
When: You want to knit pick.
What: New Christmas presents at Waterfield Road: Zenzi reopens, 183, opposite Subway, call 66430670; and Fro Yo, lane opposite Rocky S, Bandra (W), call 42147500.
Why: Unwrap the slick orange and grey surfaces of the renovated Zenzi to find fusion sushi featuring chicken teriyaki and cream cheese; chai-infused cocktails served in teapots and (finally!) lunch slots. Snow flakes, get your fill of frozen yogurt at brand new Fro Yo, down the street.
Note: Also check out our review of Bungalow 9, Bandra’s newest restaurant.
When: Zenzi opens tonight (free entry), Fro Yo on December 25.
Why: Lennon fans, strum on heartstrings this season with these adorable little guitar picks, made from pure silver and engraved with a personal message. Non-musical types can even use them as pendants or key chains.
When: You’re loco for Yoko.
Event Round-up: Hoppé’s Bombay 1929 and Shantiniketan (photography exhibition) at Premchand Roychand Gallery, Fort, until February 28; Jalebee Cartel Live at Blue Frog on December 24, 10. 30 pm; Christmas special menu at Busaba, call 22043769. For more XMas listings click here.
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