November brings with it the promise of autumn vibes and holiday cheer. It's a true season of transition before the holidays arrive in all their blinged-out glory. That's what makes it the month to hanker down before you have to switch modes and plan for the bustle in the weeks ahead. Our 11 lifestyle launches will make it one to remember. Whether it's a party clothing launch you'd like to add to your closet or a global beauty brand that finally arrived on Indian shores, we've got just what you need.
1. NBA Fans Can Finally Get Their Hands On Official Merchandise
Gone are the days when basketball fans had to wait for trips abroad to purchase official merchandise to support their favourite team. The NBA and Bhaane have tied up to officially launch their online store and offer basketball fans the most comprehensive selection of official NBA merchandise ever available in the country. The store aims to provide fans across India with a range of authentic NBA merchandise and memorabilia, which will include current and former player jerseys, apparel, headwear, basketballs and more. With a collection as vast as this, you're in for a treat.
Official NBA merchandise is available on the online store.
2. This Beauty By BiE Acne Gel Works On Pimples
Don't let pimples stand in the way this season with Beauty By BiE's Calm Your Zits Acne Gel. This groundbreaking gel promises to effectively combat acne, unclog pores and control excess oil as well. And if it's your lips that need some TLC, their Berry Pop Hydrating Lip Balm and Coffee & Cream Nourishing Lip Balms will come to your aid. These products are vegan, cruelty-free, sustainable, and free from harmful ingredients so you can dive into them guilt-free.
Beauty by BiE products are priced at Rs 399 upward and is available online.
3. The Calico Knots Merges Indian Artistry With Western Sensibilities
Mumbai-based fashion label The Calico Knots announced their latest collection which celebrates intricately crafted schiffli embroidery at its core. Using classic Western silhouettes and contemporary fabrics, it seamlessly blends the essence of the West with the vibrancy of Mumbai's cosmopolitan culture. The new collection boasts a diverse range of chic and sophisticated designs in the form of sun dresses, patterned shirts and co-ord sets. With a focus on eco-friendly practices in elevated casual silhouettes, you'll find yourself turning more and more toward these when you add them to your closet.
Calico Knots products are made to order and available online.
4. Kriti Sanon's Hyphen Launches Lip Balm For Every Purpose
Hyphen may be a celebrity brand that has come out of Bollywood like numerous others before it. But with their ingredient-led and beauty-forward products, they are steadily proving they deserve to be here. The latest in their line-up is their Lip Balm collection that comes in variants of Vanilla, Peach, and an SPF 30 Lipscreen. The Vitamin-Infused Peptide Lip Balm is flavoured in dual varieties for long-lasting hydration, lip smoothening, and moisture barrier repair. The All I Need LipScreen has SPF 30 while being free of fragrance and flavour. It also includes vitamin C, vitamin E, kojic acid and new-age UV filters for a sun-protecting lightweight formula that leaves a healthy gloss.
Hyphen's Lip Balm collection is priced at Rs 349 upward and is available online.
5. Urban Decay Arrives In India
Los Angeles makeup brand Urban Decay is renowned for its cutting-edge anti-dupe innovations and unapologetic celebration of individuality and self-expression. It has been for years all over the world and is now available in India for purchase on Nykaa. Starting this month, you can get your hands on its iconic range that includes the All Nighter Setting Spray and the revolutionary Naked Palettes.
Urban Decay products are available online on Nykaa.
6. Tom Ford's Latest Eyewear Collection Arrives In India
You won't need to wait for spring 2024 to get your hands on the new collection of Tom Ford eyewear. The designer spectacles are available for purchase through GKB opticals in India. The collection includes designs that range from sophisticated and muted to bold and dramatic. While being high on style, the eyewear collection also equips Blue Block technology in the lenses of its optical frames and includes frame options which are produced by biodegradable and bio-based acetate.
The Tom Ford collection is available for booking at GKB Opticals online and in retail stores.
7. moha Launches A Hydrating Face Serum For Winter
moha brings a fresh new launch to the Indian market right in time for winter. Their Hydrating Face Serum is equipped with 2% hyaluronic acid, licorice, bamboo extract, papaya and rice bran. While deeply moisturising the skin on chilly days, it is made with a water base that's light on the complexion and is also free of harsh chemicals and sufates.
8. Brides Can Now Wear Bridal Sneakers By Anaar On Their Wedding Day
Brides who worry about choosing between comfort and style on their wedding day can now turn to Anaar. The brand's traditional designs in contemporary forms now extend to bridal sneakers which are handcrafted for the big day. Choose from a wide variety of sneaker wedge styles in various colour palettes to suit your wedding day colour palette. With the style aspect well taken care of, you won't need to worry about the comfort either.
Anaar's bridal sneakers are available online.
9. Kaya Brings The Power Of Vitamin C To Your Skin
Kaya may be best known for its skin clinics but is gaining popularity steadily for its skincare products too. The brand has launched its vitamin C range, which includes a Vitamin C infinity glow face wash and Vitamin C infinity glow serum. The face wash is infused with orange peel powder and natural ingredients including orange oil which together, gently exfoliate and brighten skin. Combine that with the serum, which promises to treat dullness and reduce hyper pigmentation and you're on your way to bright skin.
Kaya's vitamin C range is priced at Rs 449 upward and is available online.
10. Create Your Holiday Wardrobe With Marks & Spencer's Party Collection
It may still be the month before the holiday season but it's never too early to plan for the weeks to come, especially when Marks & Spencer released their party wear collection. It's a celebration of embellishment in all its glory; which absolutely everybody wants for the cheery season. From sequin dresses to sparkling shirts to glittering pants, you won't need to look elsewhere.
Marks & Spencer's party collection is available online and in retail stores.
11. These Caprese Bags Can Change Their Colour
Possibly the most innovative collection of bags by Caprese thus far, the Aurora collection features bags that actually change their colour. Crafted from photochromic material, the bags undergo a magical metamorphosis when exposed to sunlight and reveal an array of new hues and shades. The collection was showcased at FDCI x Lakme Fashion Week recently and includes a backpack, laptop tote and more.
The Caprese Aurora Collection is priced at Rs 3,299 upward and is available online and in retail stores.