This Week in Culture: Mumbai's Biggest Halloween Party, Artisanal Chocolate, & More

This Week in Culture: Mumbai's Biggest Halloween Party, Artisanal Chocolate, & More

Every week, discover a comprehensive guide to culture and lifestyle across India with the Homegrown Bulletin. The #HGBulletin includes creative project launches, drops, the latest releases, and much more.


The Homegrown Music Round-Up
The Homegrown Music Round-UpL: Antariksh Daddy R: Home Brewed Universe

New Homegrown Releases

Discover the latest musical gems across all genres with Homegrown's New Music Round-Up, your go-to hub for uncovering the most sizzling releases of the week. Every week, we meticulously select a tailored assortment of new and indigenous tunes. This week's collection showcases some banger electronica, acoustic melodies, ambient albums and more.

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Casa Bacardi Halloween
Casa Bacardi Halloween Homegrown

HG Halloween Party

Mumbai, Homegrown, as always, is back with the biggest Halloween Party this season. A first-of-its-kind experience in Mumbai, this multi-warehouse takeover includes immersive rooms, 10 + Performances x 3 Stages, exclusive drops, evening Workshops and more. Calling all witches, ghosts, and creatures of the night. Join us if you dare, for a night of fright and fun, where costumes are mandatory and candy is never done!

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Daily Objects' 'The Postcard Collection' Phone Cases

These are just mere ordinary phone cases but a conduit to the past, paying tribute to the enduring legacy of the Indian Postal Network, once the sole conduit of communication for generations. Daily Objects' new collection of cases, named 'The Postcard Collection,' melds classic postcard designs with a modern canvas of individuality — smartphone cases. It's a fusion of old-world aesthetics and contemporary utility.

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Paul And Mike's Halloween Wonder Bar
Paul And Mike's Halloween Wonder Bar Paul And Mike

Halloween Chocolate Bar

For some, Halloween entails enjoying seasonal treats like hot chocolates, mulled wines and limited-edition treats. Presenting Paul and Mike, the artisanal chocolate brand that has created a bewitching treat for the season with their Halloween Wonder Bar Chocolate. It combines the fine flavor of high-quality cocoa beans, brown sugar, cocoa butter, milk solids, and a whimsical blend of childhood-inspired, Halloween-worthy additions. The specially designed package features prominent Halloween colors and motifs like ghosts and ghouls. The chocolate itself the brand describes as a “whimsical blend of creaminess, crunchiness, and chewiness that transports you to a chocolate wonderland.”

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Streetwear Brand FT.WA's New Collection In Solidarity With Palestinian Resistance
Streetwear Brand FT.WA's New Collection In Solidarity With Palestinian Resistance FT.WA

FT.WA’s New Drop

FT.WA, a pioneering Pakistani brand blending London's urban dynamism with Karachi's raw essence, has unveiled its latest collection.'The Resistance Capsule', ignites a powerful narrative of solidarity and identity in support of Palestine. The brand's homage to this resilient spirit resonates deeply, emphasizing their commitment to societal change and taking a fervent stand against injustice. Through their visually arresting designs and provocative slogans, FT.WA sparks conversations that transcend boundaries, inspiring the younger generation to challenge the status quo and embrace their narrative of rebellion and solidarity.

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Goya Swim Co.’s sustainable swimwear is inspired by Goa’s natural wilderness.
Goya Swim Co.’s sustainable swimwear is inspired by Goa’s natural wilderness.Goya Swim Co.

Goya Swim Co. Swimwear

Inspired by the vibrant hues and rich cultural tapestry of India, Riya Majumdar, the visionary founder of Goya Swim Co., set out on a mission to revolutionize the world of swimwear. Rooted in a profound respect for nature and a deep-seated commitment to sustainability, Goya Swim Co. stands as a pioneering swimwear brand that ingeniously transforms recycled ocean plastics into stunning swimwear pieces.

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Bedard by director Guntaj Deep Singh

Bedard refers to a person who is depicted as unsympathetic and difficult to like, embodying unpleasant qualities. Within the context of this new poignant gay short film, the term takes on a new, intriguing nuance. The film creates a narrative that delves into the complexities of human connection, desire, and the aftermath of intimate encounters. Through nuanced performances, poignant dialogue, and evocative visuals, the film invites viewers to reflect on the complexities of existence and the varying lenses through which we perceive the world.

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