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Roses and Jewellery are Passé, Manish Malhotra Designs a Smartphone For Valentine’s Day

A perfect combination of style and technology, the limited edition smartphone, which comes in a sexy red colour and features the #InfiniteLove motif, makes for an ideal gifting option this love month.

Mugdha Kapoor Safaya |

Updated:February 13, 2018, 5:46 PM IST
Roses and Jewellery are Passé, Manish Malhotra Designs a Smartphone For Valentine’s Day
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From creating stunning outfits to styling celebrities to turning runways into magical platforms where his creations leave audiences in awe, there's nothing ace designer Manish Malhotra can’t do.

So, after having conquered the fashion world with his creative skills and unmatchable sense of fashion and style, the distinguished couturier has now ventured into designing smartphones.

"To celebrate the season of love Vivo and I decided to bring together the new V7+ smartphone in an alluring red colour which draws inspiration from the universal color of love, successfully personifying emotions close to the heart by targeting young and edgy consumers around Valentine’s Day,” said designer Manish Malhotra in an email exchange with

Speaking about the collaboration and how and why he took the leap from designing clothes to smartphones, Manish said, “The collaboration is an interesting one for me as I love capturing every beautiful moment in my life in pictures – be it my work, family or my fun times with friends. So, when I got the opportunity to work with Vivo – it was an instant yes and I'm thrilled to have associated with such a brand.”

Upon asking if we would see more limited edition smartphones being designed by him, Manish said, “I enjoyed the entire process of designing the limited edition phone, however, I would love to explore other sectors as well. I’m always thrilled to take up new challenges and explore something new.”

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