Finish picking up your Secret Santa gift at this fun Christmas pop up
Need to do some last minute Christmas shopping? Skip the malls and instead, head to the Little Christmas Popup and High Tea at The Korner House in Khar
Need to do some last minute Christmas shopping? Skip the malls and instead, head to the Little Christmas Popup and High Tea at The Korner House in Khar. The day-long event has been organised in collaboration with The Petite Project, a brand consultancy that curates pop-ups.
"We want this to be a cosy event featuring things you can buy for yourself or as a Christmas gift," says Zpya Mendez, founder of the consultancy. "There will be marzipans and cookies, mulled wine and eggnog, and a caricature artist. We’ve curated brands from across categories that are fun and easy to pick up ."
There will be cookies and flavoured granola; white truffle, black truffle and truffle oil; flavoured butter, cookie dips, sauces and pickles; home decor items; aluminium art collectibles; clothing and accessories, and handcrafted jewellery.
Take a break from your shopping with a special high tea menu (Rs 750) — salad shots, finger sandwiches, tea or coffee; in addition to eggnog and mulled wine (Rs 400).
Mendez wants to create a Secret Santa event for the children at St Catherine’s School in Bandra. "This is our gift-back programme. We are inviting people to donate, not money but utilities like clothes, blankets, sanitary pads, etc. Part of the proceeds will go towards organising a workshop on urban farming for children later in January," she says.
The Guide Picks:
Add some fragrance to the season with special scented candles from Resonance. These come in varieties like cookies, green apples, strawberries, pumpkin and cinnamon.
Cost Rs 250 onwards
Scarves & pocket squares
Shop for pure Cashmere, silk and Merino wool scarves adorned with embroidery and featuring bohemian-inspired designs, art deco and pop culture styles from The Scarf Story. You can also pick up pure silk scarves and pocket squares from Merchants of Cool.
Starts: Rs 3,500 onwards
Call: 9833651588; 8080802665 (Merchants of Cool)
Gia Bath and Bodyworks by Gayatri Brown makes handcrafted products without preservatives, foaming agents and animal testing. These are made with virgin olive oil, castor bean oil, virgin coconut oil and avocado oil; the soap bars contain butters like shea, cocoa and mango.
Cost: Rs 250 onwards
On: December 21, 11am to 8pm; high team menu is 4 pm to 7 pm
At: The Korner House, 21, Union Park Road, Khar (W).
Floft Studio uses the ancient Japanese art of origami and Wabi-sabi aesthetics to create handmade products like lampshades and lamps in designs featuring the Avengers, Warli art, spring flowers, and even scenes from Pulp Fiction.
Log on to: www.facebook.com/ FLOFTstudio/ Cost Rs 700 onwards
ON: December 21, 11am to 8pm; high team menu is 4 pm to 7 pm at The Korner House, 21, Union Park Road,
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