If you want to add a musical zing to your life, tune in and shop for some trendy accessories and household products that feature music in their own ways
A popular musician once said "Music is what I hear, and not what I see". Though, we agreed with him then, we can't help but differ now as the city is stocked with different products showcasing music in innovative ways. Gone are the days, when music or musicians found place only on T-shirts. Tour around the city and you will find myriad artifacts and accessories that will help showcase your love for music.
Guitar glares, Available at Pyjama Party, Price: Rs 80 to Rs 200
"It is not only iconic in fashion, but also celebrates the advent of music," shares Ritika Tickoo, owner, Either Or, who has dedicated an entire section of her store to depict the the music scene of the '70s. You can also find old vintage records converted into uber-cool clocks and ash-trays in her store.
Music & Lyrics Cushion Covers, Available at Pyjama Party, Price: Rs 250 to Rs 450
There are also wall clocks made from old LP's by great artistes like Beatles and Elvis Presley. "The idea was not just about converting these into items you could place at home. A music lover should connect with them, and not just find them cool," says Ritika.
Rockstar Toothpick Holder, Available at Pyjama Party, Price: Rs 280. Pics / Akshata Shetty
Pyjama Party, another quirky store in the city, has stocked up some funky products for the music lover. From a rockstar toothpick holder and funky guitar glares to Music notation Toilet Paper and dancing musical Coco-Cola bottle, there are many dun products you can gift your music fanatic friends. Though the price range varies from store to store, if you are looking for something inexpensive, head to FC Road and pick up fun music badges for just Rs 10.
Toilet paper roll with music notations, Available at Pyjama Party, Price: Rs 215
With the city open to experimentation, a lot of storeowners are thinking out of the box and springing pleasant surprises on their customers. It's definitely cool when you have your favourite song lyrics on your tee or your cushion cover, or have music notations as your earring. So head to these stores to live your musical dream!
At Either Or, Sohrab Hall, near Pune Railway Station; Pyjama Party, Sacred Heard Town, Wanowrie; Street Stalls on FC Road / MG Road; Inorbit Mall, Nagar Road.