3 Valentine’s Day Celebration Venues Across Delhi!

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Two days to go! Wohooo!!

Valentine’s day is round the corner and if you are looking for a romantic dinner venue, to celebrate the day with your loved one. Check out our list of restaurants in Delhi, which are planning some special arrangements and offers for their guests, on the d-day.

  • LONDONERS, GREATER KAILASH – 1

A brand new  Londoner’s sparkly new interior, multi-coloured trunks that form the bar, comfy sofas in Union Jack design and an eclectic menu promises to make it a super Valentine’s Day.

At Londoner’s, Squiffy Valentine’s is the theme for the day, ‘squiffy’ is a British word for ‘slightly tipsy’ and that is what they promise to make you, with some super cocktails.

The lavish menu at the Londoners include, special pink sangria with strawberries, a spiked strawberry shake and even a ‘Colour me Pink’ cocktail to choose from, along with some fun pies (Makhani Pie, Veg Pot Pie) and pizzas to indulge in all day.

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For those seeking something more elaborate, the charming outdoors decked in candlelight form the perfect environment to indulge in a 4-course dinner where you can choose from a multitude of British and quirky desi delights.

  • PAT N HARRY, HAUZ KHAS VILLAGE

With beautiful red decor, balloons to light up your mood and free love-jars for the first 100 couples (dessert in a jar, filled with chocolate fudge or red velvet), spend Valentine’s Day digging into Hoagies and sharing love jars with your loved ones.

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Inspired by Philadelphia’s concept of fast food and food trucks. Pat N Harry is about two friends (a true story) and their foodie inspiration after a chance of meeting each other in Philadelphia, USA. While not being an international ‘chain’, the concept is in association with three key outlets in Philadelphia including a popular food truck. Launching the Hoagie for the first time in India, along with tacos uniquely created for the Indian foodie, Pat N Harry is open in a chic take-away format with limited seats in Hauz Khas Village.

  • BRONIES, DEFENCE COLONY

“Spice Things Up” –  That is the theme they are celebrating – a bit romantic, a bit naughty and extremely charming!

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Be ready to start the celebration with a ‘Spiked Chili Chocolate Shake’, a welcome drink, which will be in sink with the theme for the day.

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Follow it with a candle lit dinner, under the sky, with your special one. The restaurant has also made arrangements for a Serenade, who will be there to woo your hearts away, with melodious sufi and classic english numbers. Bronies promises to provide a perfect romantic ambiance for this V-day. 

Love

A

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Gift Her Some Bling On Valentine’s Day!

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‘The season of celebrating love is around the corner and while the season calls for cheer, no one wants to be caught without a gift, and more so, definitely not with the wrong gift for sure!’ – Ms Rupam Singhal (Head of Design – ORRA)

Check out my curated list of impeccable jewelry designs by brands like ORRA, BlueStone, and Gaurika Modi, which will definitely ‘NOT’ be the wrong valentines gift for your special one.

The ‘Sound of Love’ collection by BlueStone is designed to capture the unique sound wave when one says ‘I love You’. The idea behind the collection is to nurture the retreat of every relationship.

Is she a party person? or even otherwise, these remarkable set of diamond earrings by ORRA will be a perfect gift for her, this Valentines day. With this star stud earring, let her know that she is the ‘Shining Star’ of your life and will always be.

Red is the color of the month and of the occasion and that makes this red and gold embellished necklace by Gaurika Modi, an ideal gift for V-day. With this statement necklace, let her know that she is the ‘Love Statement’ of your life.

This earring is a part of BlueStone’s ‘Bloom Collection’, which is full of heart motif earrings, pendants and rings in yellow and rose gold. The jewelry in this collection is studded with diamonds and rubies.

Want to tell her that she is the ‘Most lovable person on Earth’ as she has given immense amount of love in every role that she has played, as a friend, a wife or as a mother ? This heart shaped pendant by ORRA will be the best gift to symbolize all the love back from you to her. A gift that will always be close to her heart, will serve as a reminder that you want to make everyday special just for her.

A semi-precious beaded necklace by Gaurika Modi, is an affordable luxury that will be loved by your special one. The necklace is a perfect fusion of bold bling stones with round beads and metal gold chain.

How about saying ‘I DO’, with this stunning tiara inspired finger ring which forms a part of BlueStone’s ‘Crown Jewelry Collection’, each of which is studded with diamonds and rubies. This finger ring will definitely make her feel like the ‘Queen of your world’.

While Valentines day is just another occasion to celebrate the love for the women in your life. I hope these gifts add to the charm of the event and make it a memory worth cherishing for life.

Love

A

P.S. Let me know your views about my pick for the occasion, in the comment section below. You can also share this post with someone who needs help in selecting the ideal gift for his love.

 

 

 

 

10 Most Stylish Looks From The Screen Actors Guild Awards 2016 Red Carpet

The red carpet of the Screen Actors Guild Awards held on 30th January, 2016 was filled with evening gowns. Pick your favorite ensemble from our list of 10 most stylish looks from the evening.

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Nicole Kidman in Gucci

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Brie Larson in Versace

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Christina Ricci in Christopher Kane

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Kiernan Shipka in Erdem

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Emilia Clarke in Christian Dior

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Amy Poehler in Stella McCartney

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Kate Winslet in Giorgio Armani

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Tina Fey in Prabal Gurung

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Kate Mara in Valentino

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Priyanka Chopra in Monique Lhuillier

Cheers!

A

P.S. Image Courtesy – Google

 

 

 

 

My List of 15 ‘Must Reads’ before you turn 25!

All you reading buffs out there, check out my list of fifteen books, that are a must read before you turn 25!

1. The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

The first on the list is a world full of magic (literal and metaphorical). It is an intriguing series by Rowling, which has also been turned into one of the best cinematic experience of our times.  This one promises you to fall in love with the wizarding world of Potter, who along with his friends, will take you on their journey at Hogwarts, the place where they learn the difference between yin-yang. Yes! the good and the evil.

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2. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

A Booker Prize winner is a must read before you turn 25! This impeccable piece of writing by one of the greatest writers of all times, deals with the transition of India from British Colonialism to Independence. The story is narrated in context of the protagonist Saleem, who was born precisely at midnight on 15th August, 1947 and hence, was gifted with telepathic powers. This one is a rich chocolate ganache of text, one you will want to re-read again and again…

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3. The Bell Jar By Slyvia Plath

The only book by the ‘Poetic Queen’ from the world of literature, is set in the 50’s. The bell jar is a story of a young woman, who wins a scholarship to work with a prestigious New York magazine, where despite her lavish lifestyle, she sinks into depression. The story throws light on the history of medical treatments in America, especially for women.

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4. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

A classic which teaches every girl a lesson that, ‘first impression is not always right’. *wink*

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5. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

The theme of the books is the struggle of the individual, creative and free mind against the ones who always think about what other people think. You should read this book in your 20’s and then again in your 30’s and each time, it will teach you a different lesson and put forth a different prospective on life.

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6. The Diary Of A Social Butterfly by Moni Mohsin

An entertaining journal of a socialite in Lahore will make you laugh like crazy. Get your humor pants on and enjoy the treat…!

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7. Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon

One of the best by the American writer! Is a story of Jennifer Parker’s tryst with destiny. She is a young lawyer who is loved by two men, one politician, the other, a don.

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8. The Story Of My Experiments With Truth by M.K. Gandhi

An autobiography, which is a great learning source about the land of cultures, through the eyes of an incredible man.

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9. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

An introduction to the ‘ Rooster coop’ trap of life, the white tiger is a dark humored tale of a rickshaw puller who writes a letter to the Chinese Premier, describing the series of events that turned him into an entrepreneur. The events told are dark, corrupt and immoral but have been presented with a comic poke at the excesses of the rich and the circumstances of the poor.

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10. Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden

A fictional tale of a Geisha, the high-class counterpart of a Japanese prostitute, her training, her encounter with vicious archenemy and her long struggle to win her great love ‘The Chairman’.

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11. Lolita by Vladamir Nobokov

A humorous novel about the forbidden love between a man and an attractive young nymphet that teaches us understanding, sacrifice, forgiveness and other important traits that are forgotten by many.

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12. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

This book is a lesson to the young people, it teaches them to access their capabilities and understand that our past cannot be changed so, it is better to let it go.

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13. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

A thrilling, gripping and emotional story of a kite runner Hassan and his friend Amir (Son of a rich merchant from Kabul), this book promises to move you in a way that many will fail to. The novel is about complex relationships and how they overlap and connect to make us the people we are.

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14. Wings On Fire by APJ Abdul Kalam

An autobiography of the former President of India, is a source of inspiration for many.

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15. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

A self help book written by an Australian television writer and producer. The book is based on the law of attraction and positive thinking that can create life changing events like happiness, health, money and love.

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Happy Reading guys!

Cheers

A