Gypsy, Nomad, Wanderer – the many names of Banjaaran, come alive in their collection of handcrafted shoes. Think of them like an art journal of an explorer’s unending odyssey.
Below The Belt
Meet pajama enthusiasts, Below the Belt, a young, Delhi-based company that creates fun and quirky lazy wear – boxers, jammies, night shorts, night suits, night shirts for boys and girls – your sleepiest wish is their command!
Not only is Boriya Basta going to be at Bend the Trend, they’re also celebrating their second anniversary this month. Let’s all of us wish them bags of fun down the road!
Chalk Studio is the brainchild of co-founders Aakash Saikia and Nupur Nagpal: a designer footwear label that celebrates duality, by creating exquisitely handcrafted shoes and marrying high fashion to comfort.
If ever a fish “bent” the trend then it would be a Flying Fish! Equally comfortable in its element – water – and out of it – air!
Founder Divya Sawhney is the brainchild behind Fooljhadi which offers hand-embroidered jewellery including hand-crafted pieces made of metal and Gota jewelry including but not limited to earrings, chokers, neckpieces, maang-tikas, bangles and rings.
Go Spiff! endeavours to restore and curate vintage eyewear, accessories and curios. Born in the summer of 2013, it is the answer to founders Mansi Sharma and Pritish Chatterjee’s question: “How do we bring vintage to people? And what the hell do we do about our love for Calvin & Hobbes?!”
Bangdar Sarali has been nurturing a secret pet project: Ikroop, named after the founder-designer-artist, Ikroop Dhillon. And we found so much pretty in it’s line of accessories that use an art technique called Murano (yes, named after the island off Venice, also considered the mecca of fused glass art in general)!
Creative Head Mallika Singh tells us about Malleka Studio: ‘a young, underground design house that creates statement body harnesses for sexy, strong women.’ Each of their pieces are edgy, fierce and bold, designed to make both the wearer and their outfits look and feel like they’re a class apart.
Created by animal lover, volunteer and activist, Akriti Kochar, Perch is a line of sexy, comfortable and affordable nightwear and loungewear, that was born shortly after she returned to India after her time spent procuring a degree at Raffles University in 2015.
When: 20th August 2016
Where: The Wishing Chair, South Point Mall, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon.
Time: Between 12 noon and 7 pm