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Mumbai: How to celebrate women’s day in the city!


In celebration for International Women’s Day, FPJ brings to you events that will help you ladies spend the day with your bunch of gal friends! 

A royal beauty experience

What: Truefitt and Hill, the oldest barbershop in the world has been providing gentlemen with the finest grooming services for over two decades. But this Women’s Day, the shop will allow ladies to enter their restricted Men’s only zone. Choose from a tempting range of Hand and Foot massage or opt for their signature Royal Manicure and/or Pedicure. You may try their latest addition to the kitty – The Peel Off Mask Service! Experience a blend of exquisite and exclusive services straight from the experts of Royalty. Speaking about this change, Krishna Gupta, Managing Director, Lloyds Luxuries Ltd said, “The wife’s of our esteemed members would often come up to us and ask, what was so special about our services and what brought their husbands back here each time. They also requested that we should start something for them. Therefore, we Came up with these unique idea and gesture of giving them a feeler of the brand  and what special day then Women’s day for this.”

When: March 8, 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Where: Truefitt and Hill stores at Khar, Palladium & Lokhandwala

The Divas – A Musical Bonding

What: This concert is an all women’s group brought together, that will bond with their different instruments and display an aesthetic, melodious classical fusion of music which they are skillful at. This combination is carefully selected to present this concept.This will be a dazzling stage with the radiance and music of the divas. The concert will feature: Sunita Bhuyan, Saskia Rao de Haas, Debopriya Ranadive Chatterjee, Swarupa Ananth

When: March 8, 7:00 PM

Where: Nehru Centre, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai

Dame Funny

What: After kitty parties and unmanned train compartments, they bring you Dame Funny, an hour of stand-up comedy completely free of testosterone…well almost. Yes, you heard it right. Women – who are funny – intentionally. Admittedly, they do not know many women. But they do know all the funny ones. And they are bringing them together for one PowerPuff evening. So come over for an exotic night of comedy and stay back for the hangover with extended Happy Hours till 11 PM exclusively for the audience. This funny hour will have Pavitra Shetty, Trupti Khamkar, Sumaira Shaikh, Urooj Ashfaq leaving you in splits.

When: March 8, 8:30 PM

Where: Brewbot, G-01 and 101, Morya Landmark 1, off New Link Road, Andheri West, Mumbai

Sparkling indulgence

It’s that time of the year again and though women are celebrated every single day, one more doesn’t hurt, right? While a glass of wine can cure absolutely anything, imagine what unlimited of those can do! Yes, The Daily Bar & Kitchen seems to have read your thoughts and is serving unlimited sangria to all the women for just Rs. 1000 on Women’s Day. Want something sparkling? Well, there’s unlimited sparkling wine as well for Rs. 1350. Want to know what’s even cooler? They are introducing Sparkling Sangria exclusively on women’s day, just for the women.

When: March 8, 6:30 PM till 1:30 AM

Where: The Daily, Ground Floor, Behind Shoppers Stop, S.V Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

Free Martini’s and special menu

What: It’s time for the princesses to let their hair down and celebrate the spirit of woman hood.  Enjoy an exceptional dinner menu curated by the chef along with a round of complimentary martinis just for you, ladies. Get all your girlfriends along and simply drink the night away. Thanks to the element of surprise in every glass, there’s a thrill for even a teetotaler. From apple pie infused tea, to a ginger-spiked apple and pear muddle, and the revitalizing Cucumber Rosita – lemonade splashed over rosemary, cucumber, mint and lime. Even the humble Nariyal Paani here is a treat so please don’t leave without trying it. The guzzlers too are going to be spoilt for choice with our cocktails. In fact, you can come back every day and still discover an interesting way to say cheers.

When: March 8, 8:00 pm onwards

Where: Copa, Lanna Building, 13th Road, Opposite Juhu Gymkhana, Next to Natural Ice Cream, Juhu, Mumbai

Go Baggit!

What: Dedicated to all the courageous women in the world, who are the Heroes in our lives. Someone who is indomitable, who has an unshakeable sense of self, multi-faceted and who is not defined by others. She is someone without whom we are incomplete and hence, she deserves to be celebrated. This Women’s Day, make her feel extra special with Baggit’s Exclusive Offer. Baggit gives you a reason to celebrate the day in an extraordinary way; all you got to do is purchase any handbag and get a discount of 30% off on any mobile pouch and sling bag. Go ahead, bring a smile on her face with a stylish gift!

When: Till March 13

Where: Across all Baggit Exclusive Stores