Warming up to the season

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Warming up to the season

With the chill still lingering, what better way to a make style  statement than with warm fabrics and tweeds? In bright colours and experimental styles, the Winter collection from ‘Monte Carlo’ promises to be nothing short of trendy and a comfortable wear.

A dash of finesse

While winter is assumed to be the season when fashion takes a backseat, this collection is here to defy this notion. Intrinsic to the collection is an experimental crossing between styles and sprinkling of colours to keep the customer looking bright all through. With a range that blends class, elegance and trends into varied styles, the collection offers a complete wardrobe.

      It has everything, from jackets, sweaters, cardigans, sweatshirts to stoles, shawls,
mufflers and woven tops, which promises a dash of finesse and sophistication to one’s look.

For denim lovers, there is the fashionable winter denims, specially designed to keep one warm.

   With a special winter-specific treatment inside the denim, the denim will feel like a
glove.

     Amalgamating the conventional style of sweatshirts and jackets, the new collection has introduced the ‘Sweacket’ (a combination of the sweatshirt and the jacket) that will keep the wearer comfortably stylish.

About the must-haves from the collection, Manish Chopra, vice president — merchandising, says, “The brand has tried to create a new experience for the customer, with never-seen-before picks that will redefine their style statement. ‘Sweackets’ are something that must be a part of everyone’s wardrobe.”

Manish says that the knitted jackets, shirts, printed fabric shirts and mix and match concepts are other must-haves, in women and men’s collection.

      He adds that the collection has a range of printed quilts, hooded sweatshirts, zippered sweatshirts, bonded lace sweatshirts and bonded mink reversible sweatshirts for everyone.

Manish details, “A variety of coats like overprinted jacquards, long to short convertible coats, woollen jacquards, convertible coats and quilted woollen coats are also an inclusive part of the collection.”

He says that the collection this year stands apart from the last season as there are some light-weight jackets and also some fine-count utility jackets in this year’s collection.

Besides regular wear, the collection also includes shawls and scarves that are designed with a mix of strong and bold colours with hints of shades like smokey grey, earthy brown, bright red and orange.

Sharan Shivaram, a first-year BBM student from DSI, wore a T-shirt with a pair of denim and sported a jacket.
Punchline: “The jacket
is really warm, well-fitting and also would add the
perfect zing to any
look.”
Price:  T-shirt (Rs 840), jacket (Rs 3,425) and
denim (Rs 2,099).

Krishna Kumari, a first-year BCom student of Jyoti Nivas College, picked up a sweatshirt, a pair of denims and matched it with a bright red
half-jacket.
Punchline: “The outfit is comfortable and just right for a night-out with friends, especially when it’s cold.”
Price: Jacket (Rs 2,390), sweatshirt (Rs 2,640) and denim (Rs 1,699).

Smriti M, a first-year BCom student from Jyoti Nivas College, wore a T-shirt and denims and layered it with a cardigan and muffler.
Punchline: “I love the feel of the cardigan. It is very comfortable and fits well. The muffler gives a peppy look to the whole look.”
Price: T-shirt (Rs 790), cardigan (Rs 2,480), trouser denim (Rs 1,599) and muffler (Rs 1,050).

Faisal, a first-year BBM student from Jain University, wore a ‘basic shirt’ with a jaguar trouser and completed the look with a coat and a muffler.
Punchline: “I love how the entire look is casual yet classy. One could sport this look to a party or at a night out.”
Price: Coat button (Rs 5,990), muffler (Rs 825), ‘basic shirt’ (Rs 1,399) and jaguar trouser (Rs 1,549).

Sagarika, a first-year student of LLB with Christ University, matched a top with a pair of denims and completed the look with a jacket. 
Punchline: “The combination is smart and the colour combination works well for a casual dinner.”
Price: Jacket (Rs 2,655), denim (Rs 1,699) and top (Rs 1,480).

Sumukh Nagesh, a second-year BCom student of St Joseph’s College of Commerce, sported a denim with a sweatshirt and a half-jacket.
Punchline: “The vibrant colour combination makes up for the weather and the half-jacket is the perfect add-on.”
Price: Denim (Rs 2,099), half-jacket (Rs 3,255) and sweatshirt (Rs 1,585).

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