The Telegraph
| Sunday, September 8, 2013 |


Mixed Bag

Published on 7 September 2013

Take light

With Puja vacations knocking at the door, it's time to plan a trip with the family. And if you are looking for new luggage, check out Samsonite's newest S'Cure collection that is designed in the lightest of polypropylene. The American luggage giant is offering three options -- 55-cm cabin luggage, 69-cm and 75-cm check-in luggage. What makes the bags more attractive is their trendy colour palette that includes aqua blue and crimson besides the regular black. Available at leading Samsonite stores across India, the luggage comes with a 10-year warranty and is ideal for all those looking for durable and lightweight luggage. Prices start from Rs 9,200.

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The right cut

The super-swish Swiss brand Victorinox is best known for its Swiss Army knives coveted by adults and children alike. In recent years Victorinox has been diversifying and now offers everything from watches to knives for use in the kitchen. On offer is a five-piece kitchen set. The set of knives includes a wavy and a regular paring knife (both especially useful for peeling and other intricate cuts that require precision), a tomato knife, a carving knife and a bread knife.

The knives come with polypropylene handles and have blades with laser-tested cutting angles and the correct hardness. This makes them perfect for any kind of precision chopping, peeling and carving.

The set is priced at Rs 5,700 and is available at all leading outlets of Basecamp, Westside, HyperCity, HomeStop, Godrej Nature's Basket, Debenhams, Food Hall, Hometown, Foodrite and Haiko, across metros. And the best part -- all knives come with a lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects.