Small stores, big ideas
TINA VINCENT and XXl at Shyam's Garden, Khader Nawaz Khan Road are truly unusual the tiny store specialises in large to extra large sizes in clothes for women.
Lovely imported silks and nylons are designed and tailored into stylish outfits for women, who have a sense of chic, even if they are on the big side.
Made to measure clothes for customers who step in are ready in just an hour's time. The outfits have a formal look, but can also be used for regular wear. Plans are apace to bring out a line of maternity wear.
Tina also designs men's apparel, having started with her husband's wardrobe. Be it well cut shirts or trousers, salwars or skirts, Tina provides value for money.
If you fancy embroidery, visit Crafts and Weaves, which has put together a collection of embroidered clothes this festive season.
Using colourful Chettinad cotton as a base, small motifs have been worked on subtle shades. Shells, and wooden buttons provide the finishing touch to each outfit. Short tops as well as kurtas comprise the bulk of the collection. Mojris embroidered with gold, silver and coloured threads from Rajasthan complete the ethnic look. The terracotta jewellery pieces are striking and add a unique touch to one's attire.
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