Sunday, February 1, 2015


Mumbai, December 03, 2014: Disney has teamed up with iconic Indian fashion brand, Satya Paul to launch a stylish retro-modern collection titled ‘Disney Mono Pop by Satya Paul’. The collection was launched at a soirée hosted at the Satya Paul store in the Palladium Mall, Mumbai, with Bollywood actress Esha Gupta looking gorgeous in a stunning Minnie Mono Pop saree’ from the collection. The event was attended by Mumbai’s stylish glitterati, from the likes of Mandira Bedi, Sidharth Roy Kapur, Masaba Gupta, Shaheen Abbas, Vidya Malwade, Dipti Bhatnagar and many others.

Inspired by the unique interpretations of iconic Disney characters, the Satya Paul design studio has created a nostalgic collection that reflects and reminisces the evolution of Mickey and Minnie over the years. The idea was to render the characters in monochrome to being washed in Sepia, finding hints of color in their latest avatar, with pop hues and strong graphics. This collaboration pays homage to these iconic characters by fusing them with one of India’s classic sartorial drapes- the Saree.

The collection takes you on a retrospective journey through Disney’s famous artworks, earlier interpretations, rendering techniques and fantastical vision and comprises of tunics, scarves, stoles, ties and accessories in addition to the sarees. Pricing has been positioned to make the collection accessible to a larger audience, with printed sarees starting at INR 11995 along with ready-to-wear and accessories priced at INR 2995 onwards. This collection will launch at retail in December 2014 onwards through 10 flagship Satya Paul stores across five cities. It will also be e-tailed through an exclusive tie-up with, one of the leading online fashion brands in the country.

“Disney is a multi-generation brand with characters that continue to inspire fashion designers globally. We are delighted to collaborate with Satya Paul to lend their creative expertise in designing this inspiring range for fashion conscious fans. Our halo collaborations have always created unique offerings which keeps us at the helm of the creative fashion business in India and worldwide”, said Abhishek Maheshwari, VP and Head, Consumer Products, Disney India.

"For three decades now, the Satya Paul design studio has been synonymous with distinct print innovation and ground breaking design. Therefore, our collaboration with Disney is an exciting platform to extend the brand's core vision and we are looking forward to launching this Global Indian line inspired by two of Disney's iconic characters", said Sanjay Kapoor, managing director at Genesis Colors, the holding company for Satya Paul.
Inspiring talented designers the world over, cultural icons Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, continue to be in high demand with leading international luxury brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Givenchy, Marc Jacobs and Elie Saab. This year these characters will be recreated in Satya Paul's signature print fabrications on women’s apparel & accessories along with selected men’s accessories.

This season, find your joie-de-vivre with this specially crafted Global Indian line brought to you with Disney by Satya Paul.

About Disney Consumer Products:

Disney is the largest retail character licensor in the world with US$45 billion in character merchandising retail sales globally in 2013. Consumer Products business includes: Toys; Fashion & Home; Food, Health & Beauty (FHB); Consumer Electronics; Stationery; Publishing and Retail Sales and Marketing the Consumer business plays a critical role in providing Indian consumers a chance to bring a piece of the Disney magic home through a wide range of creative and locally-appealing merchandise.
Today, Disney products are available across a million retail doors in India. In modern trade Disney has presence in close to 500+ doors including hypermarkets and has more than 3000 SKUs across categories. Disney India’s Consumer Products business continues to focus on broadening its distribution by expanding product reach beyond large cities through existing licensees and retail relationships. Working with over 130 licensees across categories, Disney’s retail presence, such as the unique “store-in-store” concepts in prominent retail outlets such as Hamley’s AND Big Bazaar, deliver a broad range of products and continue to reach more and more consumers across the country. Consumer Products has also leveraged the growing e-commerce market in India, by making Disney branded products available across all the key online portals with shop-in-shops on Flipkart and Jabong and strategic presence in portals like Myntra, Amazon, Snapdeal, and more.

About Satya Paul:

Established in 1985, Satya Paul is India’s premier design label with an international presence. The brand is acclaimed for ingenuity in design and a vivid color palette. As part of Genesis Colors since 2001, the brand has grown from strength to strength and is now present at over 30 offline locations in India and abroad. In the online space, the brand retails on key e-commerce like Amazon, Myntra, Jabong and Snapdeal.
Started at a time when there was little or no awareness about fashion or the idea of designer brands in India, Satya Paul introduced the idea of choreographed collections and modern ethnic wear. The brand’s take on print innovations did not only change the way the consumer previously looked at Sarees, but also developed a specific niche for concept-based designs. Women no longer restrict themselves to hereditary Banarasis and Chanderis; and Satya Paul has been instrumental in this bringing about this change with the new-age Saree, which is easy to wear and chic.

Press Release: Hrithik Roshan launches new range of body spray for his active lifestyle brand HRX

Mumbai, 14th January, 2015: The prelude to spring has begun on an exciting note as prestigious brand HRX, active lifestyle apparel and casual wear brand by Bollywood icon Hrithik Roshan launched four brand new ranges of deodorant in collaboration with Global Fragrances Pvt Ltd. and XTREME Perfumes and Personal Care Pvt Ltd today.

The new body spray collection called HRX deodorants introduces four different ranges Intent, Soul, Play & Drive. The range is especially crafted and designed for the uber fine gentleman & super cool dude who aims at achieving the very best and believes in the motto of “Love to Live Life” just like the brand creator Hritik Roshan. Priced at around INR 190, the products will be available on general trade, modern retail, online shopping portals etc.

The launch of HRX Deodorants will bring to the market 4 deodorants followed by EDT (Perfumes). 

The 4 deodorants that will be available in trade are:

HRX Intent - This deodorant has the following notes: 
1.   A fresh, floral, refreshing & rejuvenating fragrance.
    2.   Lemon lime, lily of the valley, exotic fruits, tuberos.

HRX Soul - This deodorant has the following notes: 
1.       Grapefruit, Mandoria orange, rosemary.
2.       A fragrance with sweet alry& aqua – marine notes that ooze out natural freshness of aromatic, aquatic notes.
HRX Play - This deodorant has the following notes: 
1.       A fragrance that is woody, powdery, musky with oriental notes.

HRX Drive - This deodorant has the following notes: 
1. A warm spicy and aromatic fragrance.

On the launch of HRX Deodorants Hritik Roshan said,“Deodorants are one of the most essential personal care items that we use every day. With these fantastic, new fragrances one can turn this into a magical experience every day.I am happy about the HRX and  Global & Xtreme perfumes association and their meticulous care in rendering such timely launches and working creatively with us to ensure that every launch is successful."

Hritik Roshan added saying, “after a full year of the successful launch of my active lifestyle apparel and casual wear brand HRX, I am sanguine that people would love this new range of body sprays”.

Somesh Choudhury saysIt is great to see HRX roll out this new, exciting range of body sprays for males and we hope the unique fragrances will definitely attract people from a wide spectrum. The fact that these body sprays are inspired by his admirable spirit would go a long way in making sure of their long-lasting success.”    

About Xtreme Perfumes and Personal Care
XTREME Perfumes and Personal Care Pvt Ltd ,with its head office at 405, Sewa Corporate Park, MG Road Gurgaon, has been operating with a vision to create a proper Distribution House, intended to market and distribute Mega Brands under one Umbrella. Xtreme is already marketing and distributing many brands at national & international levels in more than twenty nine countries and HRX is another feather added to the crown.
The Organisation is headed by Mr Somesh Choudhary, a financial expert with an experience of fifteen years in manufacturing of aerosols, perfumes and personal care products; and Mr Sanjeev Nayyar,a marketing wizard with nearly twenty years of national & international experience, with an expertise in the fragrance and personal care market.
Xtreme has a vast reach, with a distribution channel that includes Eight Depots, Sixty Super Stockists and more than Four hundred & fifty Distributors, reaching out to more than 70,000 Shops.
Xtreme has a team consisting of more than two hundred professionals at various levels in Sales & Distribution.
Xtreme has its own fully automatic, computerised manufacturing unit backed by a strong R&D & Designing Team, functioning since some years catering to National and International 

About HRX

HRX, Hrithik Roshan's lifestyle brand, aims to empower everyone to be the best versions of themselves. The core of the brand extends beyond physical fitness through its tagline - Push your extreme. HRX inspires people to keep pushing their limits, face adversities and achieve excellence. It is a transformative brand for people who have always wanted to be more focused, more confident and more fearless. The brand is a mix of Hrithik's supreme style and passion. 

Press Release: Two-day workshop covers latest advances in the beauty industry

Coherent Medical Systems organized a series of advanced laser technology training workshop for dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons.   

Mumbai, January 19, 2015:  In an attempt to spread knowledge about the recent medical advances in anti-aging, Coherent Medical Systems, a pioneer in the distribution of aesthetic devices has initiated two-day workshop on global approach in the field of cosmetic surgery & dermatology. Coherent believes that the initiative would enable doctors to learn about the latest advances in laser technology and its benefits to the people at large. The two-day workshop, which was organized in Delhi and Mumbai on January 18 & 19, 2015, was an educative platform, providing information on the latest developments in the field of aesthetic dermatology.

The two-day workshops highlighted varied range of topics, such as pigmentation, Rejuvenation – Laser Toning, Melasma and Skin Tightening by Q-switch Lasers like Medlite/Revlite and Viora’s unique radio frequency RF technology. The panel of consultants, who had attended the 2-day workshop, included the best cosmetic dermatologists from around the world.  Internationally acclaimed speaker Dr. Abnoel Bakus - Practicing Clinical Dermatologist & Co-Director of Clinical Research, Chicago, USA, Mr. Michael Byers - Clinical Specialist Cynosure, USA and Dr. Inna Belenky Clinical Manager Viora, Israel shared their experiences on the use of latest technology for skin toning, pigmentation, tattoo removal, skin tightening, body and face contouring, removal of stretch marks, fine lines, wrinkle reduction and cellulite reduction. It was not just the gathering of international specialists, but leading Indian faculties, such Dr S.C. Rajendran, Dr. S.G. Parasramani, Dr. Chytra Anand from Kosmoderma Bangalore, Dr. H.K. Kar and Dr. Minal Patwardhan from Dubai, also created awareness about the latest developments in the beauty industry.  

Elaborating on the objective behind the workshops, Mr. Dilip Meswani (MD) from Coherent Medical Systems, said, “We feel that though there is a growing consciousness about beauty among Indians, there is still a lack of awareness about that the latest happenings in the industry. Our educational initiative is an effort to bridge this gap and generate awareness about how this technology can add beauty and comfort to our lives.”

Talking about the newer technologies that would be discussed during the 2-day workshop, Mr. Meswani said, “Anti-aging is now becoming a buzz word. Indian skin which is so different from Caucasian skin, needs safer and result oriented technology. Current modalities have lots of limitations. Technology like RevLite is one of the best modality with unique PTP technology which addresses the problem of anti-aging and other skin related problems on the Indian skin”.      

“MedLite’s homogenous beam delivers energy evenly over the skin’s surface, minimizing epidermal injury and increasing patient satisfaction. This safest, fastest and easiest–to–use laser revolutionized the way physicians think about aesthetic laser procedures. Melasma, a challenging indication to treat by medicines and other cosmetic procedures can be treated effectively by Medlite & Revlite Q-switched laser therapy" said Dr. Bakus 

Thermage treatment is now available with all top cosmetologists of India- Brought to you by Bausch & Lomb

January, New Delhi: Thermage which is the premium skin tightening/ anti-ageing treatment by Bausch & Lomb is now available with all top cosmetologists in India like Kaya Skin Clinic, Blush, 3 Graces, TCLC, Skin Alive, Kubbasskinclinic, RA’s aesthetics clinic, Aayna & other leading skin clinics  etc. This move comes in to address the burgeoning $230 million Aesthetics market. It is for the first time in India that a non-invasive treatment called Thermage is been introduced by Bausch and Lomb in their Aesthetic segment.

Thermage is called the celebrity treatment. About a million consumers have undergone Thermage for a younger looking skin across the world. Like any other invasive skin tightening treatment, there are no serious adverse effects with Thermage system. Some patients rarely experience temporary redness which disappears within a few minutes.

 Thermage is the US FDA approved skin tightening procedure for treatment of wrinkles and rhytides including the upper and lower eyelids and the temporary improvement in the appearance of cellulite.

Talking about the Vision for Bausch & Lomb aesthetics business, Mr. Sanjay Bhutani, M.D. India & SAARC said, “Bausch & Lomb is driven by a pioneering spirit to explore new frontiers in science and technology. With diversified product portfolio and robust growth plans, Bausch & Lomb plan to offer the most innovative, effective & cutting-edge technology products  in Indian market to meet the needs of high beauty conscious Indians”.  There are treatments that work by weakening or paralyzing the muscles that form wrinkles whereas Thermage utilizes proprietary monopolar radiofrequency technology to deliver uniform volumetric heating into the dermal layers of the skin to help naturally tighten and contour underlying tissue.

This treatment is the premier non-invasive procedure to help smooth, tighten and contour the skin for a naturally younger looking appearance with no surgery, no injections and little to no downtime.

About Bausch & Lomb:

Bausch & Lomb, a Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. company, is uniquely dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world – from the moment of birth through every phase of life.
They offer the world’s widest and finest range of eye health products, including contact lenses and lens care products, pharmaceuticals, intraocular lenses and other eye surgery products. Their talented and motivated colleagues work relentlessly to bring new innovations to their customers and patients. Their more than 165-year heritage of improving vision has made Bausch + Lomb a global hallmark for innovation and quality.

Their highest priority is the well-being of the people they serve. By listening to their customers and patients, by constantly honing their innovation edge, by executing with integrity and excellence, they strive to earn the trust of their partners and stakeholders and to outperform their competitors. 

*This is not a paid post. Article and images are provided by the brand

Get a smooth, supple body this winter with the latest array of body care products by Vedic Line

Our body seeks for a lot more care & heed in winters as it is the harsh weather which parched up the skin leading to cracked, painful & chapped skin. Hence this is the season when it is crucial for everyone to have a proper body care by applying the products like body oil, lotion, gel & Scrub.
Taking cue from the damage winter causes to our body, Vedic Line, a personal care products’ brand unveils its latest array of products which nourishes the body making it soft, supple & taut. The collection comprises of Body oil, Body lotions, scrubs, gels, serums etc.

The products are manufactured keeping in mind the ayurveda concept & is free from any harmful chemicals, thus on applying will not provide any damage or side effects to the skin.
So, have the skin that everyone covets to possess with the Vedic line new collection.

Availability: All Beauty Spas & Saloons & in some of the online shopping portals like:

Price range: Rs 90/- To Rs 270/-

About Vedic Line :- Vedicline products are based on Ayurvedic Science for treatment and regeneration of skin and hair. They include a variety of shampoos, matching conditioners, skin firming and nourishing creams, moisturising lotions, scrubs, packs, hydrating gels, oils etc. Vedicline products are different from so called Natural Herbal products, because they are formulated, according to potent curative, healing and corrective properties of pure oriental herb extracts as laid down in Ayurveda. Products deliver the results promised by herbs. The basic philosophy of Vedicline is activating the body to help itself so that healing and correction takes place from within.

HVM Network Private Limited is promoted by Mr. Harshvardhan Modi (BSBA – Finance & Banking, University of Missouri Columbia) to manufacture and market Vedicline range of Ayurvedic Skin & Hair Care products throughout India and export to many countries in 2001.

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PRESS RELEASE - DLF Emporio and Delhi Art Gallery host exclusive preview for India Art Fair 2015

New Delhi,19th January 2015 - India’s first and finest luxury destination, DLF Emporio is proud to host an exclusive preview of magnificent artworks by famous artists like MF Hussain, FN Souza, Raza and many more in association with Delhi Art Gallery.

Delhi Art Gallery at DLF Emporio launched the book - Delhi Art Gallery for India Art Fair 2015 on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at DLF Emporio.

Delhi Art Gallery participates at India Art Fair, 2015, with the largest number of works on display by any single gallery in the largest exhibition space in a standalone building. Its exhibit of close to one-thousand artworks, consisting of paintings and sculpture, is presented as part of a careful and rigorous curatorial exercise that traces the journey of Indian modern art through ten sections, titled A VISUAL HISTORY OF INDIAN MODERN ART. These ten sections– Pre-modern art, Academic realism, Bengal Revivalism & Beyond, High Modernism in Bengal, The Progressives, A New Nationalism from Baroda, Alternate Sensibilities, Chennai and the South, From Spirituality to Eroticism and Sculpture – are each accompanied by a substantial, designed volume of art scholarship – featuring artwork plates and a timeline of the art of the section. The books will be issued as a set of ten books on the occasion of the art fair, to be available for purchase individually or as a set, will create a vivid and richly documented visual history of Indian modern art.

Speaking at the launch, Dinaz Madhukar - Senior Vice President, DLF Emporio says,

"As India's first and finest luxury destination we are delighted to associate with Delhi Art Gallery for an exclusive preview of their stunning artworks on display at DLF Emporio ahead of their grand presence at the prestigious India Art Fair next month. DLF Emporio offers more than just a great shopping experience to our patrons, our retail partners range from luxury fashion to fine dining, Art and culture among an array of world renowned brands."

About DLF Emporio

DLF Emporio houses seventy-four International labels and one hundred and eleven Indian designers; DLF Emporio is truly the finest luxury destination in India and a trendsetter of its kind. From jewellery and watches, the largest collection of International menswear, women’s designer Fashion, both ethnic and International, bags and accessories to home and lifestyle products, DLF Emporio is truly a shopper’s paradise- Where India's finest mingle with the world's finest. DLF Emporio has been conceptualized and designed with the sole purpose of simply offering sheer luxury shopping experience for its esteemed customers. DLF Emporio follows an ultra-chic design concept with a décor in shades of gold and copper that lends it a grand look.

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