The Telegraph
| Sunday, February 3, 2013 |


Mixed Bag

What is new on the block?

If you’re troubled by chapped lips, pick up Clinique’s famous lip crayon, Chubby Sticks this winter. The product has won a number of awards across the world and is the brand’s best selling lip care product globally. Perfect for the most stubbornly chappy lips, each Chubby Stick contains shea butter, mango seed butter and jojoba seed oil. Clinique has just launched eight new colours in pinks, violets and reds. They’re up for Rs 1,025 each, so grab one now! Available at all Clinique stores and counters across India.

By Tania Bhattacharya


Want to flaunt your shutterbug skills? Read right on. Sony India has launched nine new cutting-edge DSLR professional cameras, professional video cameras and compact cameras with a variety of lenses and accessories.

The DSC-RX1 is a compact camera with a 35mm full-frame sensor and a wide aperture that works really well for travel and street photography as well as portraits and day-to-day shooting. However, if you’re into still and motion photography, pick up the A99. There’s the NEX-VG900E too - it’s an HD camcorder with an eye-popping 24.3 resolution. All are tagged at Rs 1.8 lakh approximately. Other new additions - NEX-5R and NEX-6 - are ultra-compact models with the qualities of a DLSR. They cost Rs 40,000 and Rs 50,000 respectively.

By Saimi Sattar


Ladies, do you want to smell delicious? Then it's time to douse yourselves with DKNY's newest perfumes from its Delicious Eau So Intense Collection. Your choices include the fragrances Be Delicious Eau So Intense and Fresh Blossom Eau So Intense.

Be Delicious Eau So Intense is a stronger and longer-lasting version of the popular 2004 original, DKNY Be Delicious. Prepare to be engulfed in notes of grapefruit, magnolia, sandalwood and white amber that swirl around an accentuated key fragrance of fresh apple.

But if you prefer floral fragrances, then Fresh Blossom Eau So Intense is the one for you. This perfume carries intense notes of rose and lily-of-the-valley (these are two of the perfumery's most celebrated notes).

Both these perfumes come in palm-sized, apple-shaped bottles and are priced at Rs 4,111 (50ml) and Rs 5,308 (100ml). Check out the mall nearest to you for a DKNY outlet where the fragrances are now available.

By Yashodeep Sengupta