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Androgyny with Suit Fullstop

February 17, 2017
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I am always fascinated by the structured make of a double-breasted ebony tuxedo. What really makes and breaks a formal suit is its stitch and fit. If the crease is too fitted or the stitch too elaborately done, it gives off the mannerism a formal suit demands, making the wearer look unfit and out of form. I might be a female, but I am one of those females who absolutely adorn befriending the Androgyny ways of style. Speaking about which, I have tried many a times to meet a brand or boutique that can magnify the feminine silhouette of me, while keeping up with the manly element of a tuxedo. Until now, I have been doped by many local boutiques who have failed in producing a suit that matches my expectations. Suit Fullstop is an e-commerce label that excels in every aspect of suiting up. Although it is a men’s trendsetting brand, the team did listen to my request on stitching up a tuxedo that really reflects my identity and gives me a great fit. So in case you’ve been wondering how an e-commerce boutique match your requirement of a designer formal suit, then you’ll be overwhelmed to know that the label does a fantastic job in delivering what we ask for. Worth mentioning that they have some physical stores in the country, established, as well! And to make the experience more unique and personal, Suit Fullstop offers ready-to-wear as well as customised formal suits to its customers. How does it work? Not only do they offer altering post delivery, their returns are easy to follow as well. But given their dedication towards delivering customisation that is up to the mark, their sure are any chances of needing any of the edits. Did I mention that they offer ‘Renting’ facility …

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#WhatIWore at AIFWSS17 Ft. Baggit World

October 22, 2016
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How many times have you gone out in search of a bag which is not only stylish but awesomely spacious as well? Baggit is one such brand that thrives to excel is designing bags that look trendy and comes with a great deal of storage space at that! Amazon India Fashion Week is an affair of 5 days which brings about the best designers from the country, top models walking the ramp and all fashion influences and enthusiasts coming together to celebrate the world of fashion amidst the chaos. In short, you don’t want to miss even a minute of being a part of this prestigious meet-up. And so, you need a hand-bag which is in par with the trends of the industry and provides you ample space to store your make up essentials, health essentials, stationary, quick bites, work gadgets (a whole laptop,iPad & charger) and a great deal of other cutesy things which we just happen to carry around everywhere. So, every fashion week, I am on a lookout for handbags which will match my looks for all days & provide space for all utilities. Baggit World is a brand that needs no introduction. They have been in the accessory market for quite a long time and are often praised for the quality of their products and longevity. So to bring about an accessory with utility perspective to most of my #OOTDs for this seasons AIFWSS17 Fashion Week, I adorned a L Recap Dora Mustard Bag by Baggit that worked wonders with most of my looks. Take a look at one look that I specially designed around complimenting this Aztec – Earthy hang bag/laptop bag from the brand. Baggit has a massive range of bags and wallets, which are designed to flatter each pocket with a promise of …

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The Rad Kurtis Trend of Festive 2016 Season

October 13, 2016
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There is something about the Autumn – Winter transition that brings out the best ethical vibes in every Indian. And now that we have commenced the 3 month long tryst with festivities and marriage season, it’s time to bring out the blingy ethnic wear along with our winter wraps. If you too have saturated over Sabyasachi replicas and other belted-saree sagas and the lehengas too look heavy on your silhouette, then it’s time to go light and make KURTIS your best friend for the season. From mix-matching this dual combo to experimenting it with accessories and western influences, Kurti is one of the most versatile Indian ethnic apparel that can work magic for a young teenager to and veteran aunt! Let our Bollywood divas show you how to strut a Kurtis trend in vogue for all festive and wedding celebrations. Indo – Western Kurtis Or we’d rather call it the ‘Jacket Style Kurtis’. This one works best for fashionistas who prefer no-fuss ethnic residue for endless hours of celebrations. Bonus point? You can use this kurti over a plain jeans-top combo for some siren-signaling trend setting at cocktails parties! Deepika Padukone shows us how to rock the Indo-Western Kurtis for all glamorous occasions, with poise. Anarkali Kurtis The time when we anticipated that this trend is ready to be trunked and dumped, Bajirao-Mastani happened. Take cue from Sonam Kapoor who works up a lime green Anarkali Kurti with a Bolero-style jacket for a go-getter kind of look. Complete with a potli as added accessory, this look will work best for women who are always on a lookout for minimalism (even during festivities). Shirt Kurtis For all the sangeet & mehendi functions or for a more hassle-free kurti style, make Shirt style kurtis your best friend. You can either invest in …

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Tribute to India Independence Day

August 15, 2016
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Call it an occasional adrenaline rush, but Indians feel the patriotic vibes real strong on four occassions – 1.Cricket Matches, 2. Amitabh Bachchan/Rajnikanth Movie Releases, 3. Republic Day & 4. Independence Day of India.   Just like any other country in the world, Independence Day brings with it a lot of emotions, historical memories and a feeling of pride, a feeling of independence. No matter what the controversies say about the theories that lurk around ‘India’s Independence Day’, it never dulls the feeling of being an individual with rights to keep your wings rise high to eternity. Everyone expresses their happiness in their own terms. Some get up early in the morning to listen to what our Prime Minister has to say about the growth of India as a country, some gather around to hoist the national flag in their areas followed by cultural programs and treats, some prep up their manjaas and colourful kites to let their kites fly high and a micro-mini population like me take up some inspiration from the Indian flag and two leading freedom fighters of our nation to create a lookbook of #Fashion!   Inspiration(s) 1. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi The father of our nation needs no introduction. He’s the one who moved an entire country with its Satyagrah Movement and always believed in unity over everything. Although, I couldn’t find a khadi kurti (in 48 hours), I did take up the Windsor style eyeglasses of Mr. Gandhi as an inspiration. This style was first introduced in 1880 England and was witnessed as a great trend all the way till the early 1920s 2. Jawaharlal Nehru He was the first prime minister of India, he was the one who introduced ‘Nehru Jacket’s with mandarin collars in India. Although he preferred the traditional Achkan-Sherwani combination on a …

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#MondaySaves – SALE Must Have Jackets

January 18, 2016
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The comfort of having e-commerce in our lives has turned the entire shopping experience into one happy hobby time. If not for our cravings to add on some more clothing to our wardrobes, the e-commerce round the year sales are worth surfing through their thousands of collections; every now and then. Gone are the days when Sale season only meant the ‘end of season’ discounts galore. Now everyday is a discount sale on the web world. And now, when the cold breeze is wearing off slowly, giving way to the spring season, the end of season sale too can be seen reflecting on these .COMS! With massive discount festivals running a 3-day gala affair, with cut-offs as high as 80%, the shopping therapy just can’t get any better than that. How To Shop Smart Sale shopping might seem like a genuine blessing, but it is more a strategically planned marketing plan that the e-commerce giants milk on. Not saying that it’s bad for our health, but if you ain’t a smart shopper, you might get doped into buying something which is on ‘discount’ for almost the same amount as its actual costing. The idea is to analyse your cart carefully and ask yourself ‘Is this jacket worth spending INR XXX on?’. Don’t go by the discount cut only, but the actual worth of spending a few bucks on something which might actually look like a few pennies instead. Current Stocking Scheme I am one of those buyers who often check out the physical stores for their end of season sales, so as to invest in off season clothes that are worth a buy, will be in trend and will definitely last worth the money spent on them. Even if we are slowly approaching the spring season, we still have a …

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Party Ready Looks With Triumph Magic Wire

December 31, 2015
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Getting ready to welcome in the New Year 2016? I’m pretty sure that you have finalised on your party ensembles, got your make up and hair done with heels polished to perfection. While most of us are focusing on these look-list essentials, we often ignore the very fact that the right inner wear too plays a major role in shaping up the ensemble. The wrong fit of your lingerie can make your posture look dull and non-appealing. And with an occasion like New Year’s Eve, it becomes more important to get things right; inside out! Well, this post is a last minute scribble for you all to figure out what type of lingerie will work best with your ensemble. And to set the examples right, I present to you my 5 amalgamations of New Year Party looks, in case you are still wondering what to wear for the perfect eve. Before I share my list of New Year Eve party looks, let me share a personal opinion on lingerie. For me, lingerie is all about wearing inner wear that is comfortable, soft and flexible. The last thing that a girl wants, as she steps out to party, is worrying about her lady parts to feel saggy and unfit. And if one plans on showing her grooves on the dance floor, the right fit and support of lingerie is essential. Triumph is one lingerie brand that doesn’t need any kind of introduction. Having been a hit in Asia and many parts of the Uk, the brand is famous for its high quality lingerie that pleases every requirement and size. Recently, they have announced their ‘Magic Wire Bra’ range as one of their finest and most successful range, so far. While many women avoid wearing a wired bra, it actually is a …

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Benetton Winter 2015 Affair

November 18, 2015
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Probably a little late to say that we are slowing crawling into the clench of frost-biting winters, but a Fall 2015 OOTD post had to happen! Being a summer baby (Yes! I hate the winter blues and prefer sunny side up any time), I am still trying to soak in as much summer warmth as possible. Out for my regular working day, I visited the shopping hub of Saket (Delhi) recently. While wandering through the shopping joints of the mall, I visited the mansion of signature Polo shirts and other flirty yet sporty silhouettes – Benetton and boy! I was in for a treat. United Colors of Benetton has, since the last few seasons, ventured into the serious business of fashion; with collections designed around current market trends and interests of the fashionistas; worldwide. This year too, for their Fall/Winter 2015 collection, the brand has presented a diverse range of western wear that advances from the basics to party, formal and casual wear. Having featured the Benetton Menswear 2015 Collection earlier, it was time for me to dress-up in ‘UCB’ tags and strut around the waiting lawns of Select Citywalk. Take a look at what I wore! First things first, I instantly fell in love with this colour blocked shirt from their Fall 2015. I mean, doesn’t it remind you of Picasso and his affair with colours?   I had been literally on hunt out for the perfect pair of reflector sunnies and this one from the brand just wooed me away! If you are wondering how come I managed to work up some make up, then well, it was the result of my meet with Sonic Sarwate of M.A.C. Psst have you checked out the video, yet? Here’s the LINK. I have a few big luggage bags from the brand and this time …

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Metro Shoe Stock Market Brief

November 11, 2015
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What’s Metro Shoe Stock Market all about? Let me admit this, sales and festive offers definitely makes me feel pampered to the extremes. With so many offers running through the market, my last 1 week has been cray, surfing through endless categories of e-commerce webbies and letting my bank-balance strike some patakhas (lol)! Now, lately, I’ve been a fan of MetroShoes.net making our Wednesday woo’s merry, with their Wednesday Sale and the much cherished ‘Online Night Market’ since the last couple of weeks. So much so, that MetroShoes is leaving no stone unturned to make our festive spirit merrier. Yep, you heard that night. On the occasion of Diwali, MetroShoes.net is letting us indulge in some ‘Heels trading’ with their ‘Shoe Stock Market’ bonanza! Gone are the days of trading play-cards, it’s time to hit the ‘BUY’ button when the heels shine bright. Metro Shoes Shoe Stock Market Celebrating Diwali, metroshoes.net will see an entire day full of exciting offers on a wide range of footwear. What’s the fun part? On popular demand, the prices of the footwear will fluctuate throughout the day, giving the buyers a chance to try their luck and buy their favourites at best prices. Keeping up with the festivity, the ‘Shoe Stock Market’ offers will begin from 10:00 AM onwards. What to Expect? Some heart warming deals that will be a on come-&-go basis. No one knows how low the prices of the footwear will fall. It’s all about your instinct! But whatever the case be, MetroShoes is offering discounts on almost all of their categories, giving a reason to everyone to shop! Shoe Stock Market Tips 1. Keep your energy bars/jar of laddoos and a mug of coffee besides you at all times. 2. Keep surfing and adding the liked footwear to your cart. …

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Metro Shoes WOW Wednesday

October 28, 2015
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How many of you wait quarterly every year, for the sale season to start? Well, I guess, all of us! The feeling of stepping into a store, that flashes big banners exposing that one magical word ‘SALE’, is just ecstatic. Now that we all are tech-savy and the world of e-commerce has taken over, even the digital shopping giants have put in their best foot forward to jump in the sale offers. But since these sales and discount seasons happen at the end of each weather season, it definitely becomes a long wait for shopaholics to indulge in some therapeutic sale shopping experience. And then we have METRO SHOES, who surely know how to pamper their customers. Knowing for decades how much we all love discounts, Metro Shoes have decided to make our Wednesdays happening. How? WOW Wednesday MetroShoes.net have made retail therapy a much fun-filled affair. With each Wednesday being FLAT 55% sale on some of their top seller products, Metro Shoes is giving us a reason to indulge in some pocket friendly shopping experience every Wednesday of the month, starting October 2015. With an array of men and women’s footwear, the sale collection definitely fits in everyone’s need and budget. Since Metro Shoes collection is already famous for its wide variety of ethnic wear, party wear, casual wear and sports wear; their is no reason why one shouldn’t be surfing through the sale. Why WOW Wednesday Because MetroShoes would like to thank their customers for decades of loyalty and bonding. And of course, no pair of shoes is enough to complete our closets; right? Also, the specially curated sale collection for each wednesday, which will be different from the previous week (depending on the stocks) definitely caters  to the market demand of the current season. WOW Wednesday WIN …

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Amazon India Must Have Ft. Festive Look

October 10, 2015
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Ever since Amazon India has come into existence, online shopping experience has become a serious trend in the country. Country like India, where buying in bulk or buying in sale has always been a popular concept, is now well equipped with the modern amenities of a leisure lifestyle. Gone are the days when we used to step out in scorching sunlight, planning out days/months in advance, what we will wear for the festive celebrations. Now that the festivals are lined up closely in order (Starting this month), I had to give into the festive mood and feature something that every desi girl is currently doing – setting a look rack for the festivities. When Amazon India Fashion team decided to send across some love from their #MustHaveFashion category, I was instantly able to relate the colours and texture of the product to this celebratory season. Amazon India sent across a lovely structured Da Milano bag, which has been sophisticatedly textured on a pop of red tone to set the mood. The Ensemble Giving into the breezy autumn season, I picked up the kurti from a set of two that I purchased a couple of months back from Myntra. Breaking the monotony of the yellow printed kurti, I added a darker tone of palazzo pants that I thrifted from the locals of Delhi. The Print Festive season in India means embroidery and prints. Mostly, derived from the middle eastern influence, Paisley design is very famous in traditional Indian forms. One can opt for such detailed prints or keep it simple with gota patti or add dollops of embroidery to please the bling-struck festive feel. The Hand Bag Star of this outfit post is this Da Milano structured hand-bag. Like I had mentioned earlier too, I absolutely love the rich red colour of …

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