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Beauty : Vows of Beauty – A gift from Lancôme for all to be brides

September 12, 2012
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As the wedding season is approaching soon, every brand is putting its best foot forward in gifting something special to all brides to be. Joining the league is Lancôme unveiling Vows of Beauty, the latest in Bridal Beauty with an exclusive Skincare & Make Up selection, in collaboration with the famous designer Parul Grover. Those who attended this event include the likes of Ayesha Thapar, Ramola Bachchan, Malini Ramani, Neelam Pratap Rudy, Vandana Vadhera, Thenny Mejia, Swati Mehrotra, amongst several others. About Lancôme Lancôme75 years of success / The birth of Lancôme arose from the dream of an exceptional man with a love for women and French elegance: Armand Petitjean. He understood that a woman’s beauty stems from the thousand facets of femininity where the look meets the gesture; the beauty of the body meets the feelings of the soul, where fascination meets emotion. Lancôme’s leadership in fragrances, cosmetics and skin care rests upon an intimate knowledge of and love for women. For over 75 years Lancôme has listened and responded to their needs worldwide, offering beauty care products and services that correspond perfectly to each woman at every stage of her life. My plane Jane makeup (barely any :p) Nicole, Akriti and Deepshikha Parul Grover wedding trousseau with traditional Indian bridal makeup Parul Grover wedding gown with a complimentary makeup by Lancôme’s experts. Me, Laetitia Ayache, Riya and Deepshikha Now the OMG part!! Lancôme has recently launched a new product called  Absolue L’Extrait About this product Absolue L’Extrait, our regenerating ultimate elixir, contains up to 2 million Lancôme rose cells. These cells have been extracted through a state-of-the-art extraction process, and cultivated via an exclusive biotechnological growth process, Fermogenesis™. This allows us to preserve the unique properties of the Lancôme rose cells, fresh and intact in their unaltered state. Our masterpiece inspired by …

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Fashion : Jewelry Designer Sumit Sawhney of Apala Brings ‘Pure Love’ on the Ramp

September 10, 2012
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Runway of divine love: Inspired by Prema, the supreme love of the Gopis for Lord Krishna, Jewelry designer Sumit Sawhney presented his Sawariya collection at the IFFD Finale Fashion Show on August 31st, Friday at The Grand, Vasant Kunj.  Specially designed to complement designer Amit Talwar’s clothes celebrating the theme where Gopis are alluring their beloved Lord, Sumit Sawhney unfolds the era through his jewellery.  The Fashion Summit 2012 started with an inauguration and conference the same day and concluded with the Fashion Show where talented designers of the country showcased their collections.  Other participants at the Fashion Show included Pam Mehta, Rosy Ahluwalia, Sagarika Mittal Goel, Woods by Woodland and Daniel Syiem. A stunning Barkha Kaul was the show stopper for designer Amit Talwar and Sumit Sawhney and sizzled in the beautiful Sawariya necklace ornamented with real kundan crafted by Designer Sumit Sawhney. Immensely applauded for his Sawariya collection, Sumit Sawhney gave IFFD’s Fashion Summit a pious end. Overwhelmed by the response, he commented on the occasion, “The colours that I have used in the collection depict pure love and unrelenting beauty.  The idea was to reinvent the sanctity of that era and reflect it through the delicate jewelry without losing its essence. I loved designing this collection and I am glad that the jewelry was appreciated and liked by the audience.” The designer fused hand painted miniatures over gemstones that are framed with real kundan.  Handcrafted in silver with precious and semiprecious gemstones with 22kt Gold layering, Sumit Sawhney passionately recreated the era of deep attraction and pure love with this collection.  The innovative jewelry designer used festive colors like, red, the color of passion and love, lapis blue and turquoise, color of Krishna.  Stone carvings of the idol in red coral framed and ornamented around gemstones had …

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Fashion : Tara Jewellers launches 30th Store in GK – 1, Delhi

September 3, 2012
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Tara Jewellers, the retail arm of  Tara Jewels Ltd., launched its 30th retail store in Greater Kailash – 1 in South Delhi on 28th August 2012. To celebrate the occasion, an evening with an exclusive preview of dazzling jewellery was hosted at the store by Mr. Vikram Raizada, Executive Director and CEO (Retail) – Tara Jewels Ltd. which was attended by the creme de la creme of Delhi. Tara Jewels Ltd. is an intergrated jewellery company with business interests in manufacturing, exports and retailing, with facilities or distribution offices in the United States, China and India. Tara has launched retail stores across 19 Indian cities under the brand name ‘Tara Jewellers’. All the stores are company operated and bring a customer centric shopping experience with exquisite jewellery. With the launch of its store at M-63 in GK – 1 Market, Tara now has 6 stores in the capital city. Vikram Raizada Executive Director & CEO (Retail) – Tara Jewels Ltd. “We believe, GK – 1 is fast becoming the premium jewellery market of Delhi and we are pleased to bring the Tara Jewellers Experience here!“ Like every other Tara Jewellers store, the GK – 1 store too has been designed by international design consultancy, Fitch, with an inviting decor in shades of purple that makes the store warm and welcoming. The decor is in complete harmony with the fashionable furniture, bold displays and modern lighting that are designed to bring out the best in the jewellery. The store showcases an assortment of elegantly crafted designs, keeping today’s Indian woman in mind.Tara’s mix of diamond and gold jewellery includes distinctive designs that are subtly blended with contemporary and timeless class. The collections at the store are perfect for all occasions like a wedding. The exquisite jewellery lines come with certified quality …

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Fashion : FOSSIL FALL – Holiday 2012 Collection

August 22, 2012
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I was invited for the media preview of Fossil Fall – Holiday 2012 Collection, at Square One Mall, Saket. Fossil India gives watch lovers a chance to revel in the season’s best horological offerings as they unveil the stellar fall & holiday collections from their premium fashion brands. Beginning with the vintage elegance of Fossil, ease into the sophistication of Emporio Armani and the glamour of DKNY. If you are not one for the subtle & the conventional, then receive your jolt from Diesel’s larger-than-life timeframes. The new lines of timepieces stay true to the signature designs of the respective brands, effortlessly melding creativity, function and an impeccable sense of style, destined to live on decade, after decade, after decade…. The Fossil Fall 2012 collection pays homage to their vintage core with an uncompromising devotion to authenticity. Taking inspiration from 1940s era aviation watches, the Flight collection has a clean, classic feel that’s as relevant today as it was back then. New mixed materials from rich burl wood to masculine black-on-black give the Natalie pieces a unique dressing with one-of-a-kind inlays and plating that strike the perfect contemporary balance. The ever-popular boyfriend Stella watches and the utility Nate watches make a reappearance in fresher colors & designs.  Diesel goes outrageously large for the fall/ holiday season, reintroducing its super wow-factor, drink-coaster-size of Daddy watch dial in six new styles. Also in the works are the hotly anticipated limited Batman & Mr. Cartoon watches. Inspired by the Batmobile Tumbler, The Dark Knight Rises’ Batman-inspired timeframe features a black silicone strap with tank-like treads. The Batman logo is printed on the layered chronograph dial and carved into the oversized crown. The Mr. Cartoon watches see Diesel and the irreverent and controversial tattoo artist, Mr. Cartoon collaborate to create two customized limited edition watches, drawing inspiration from the vibrant streets of Los Angeles where he grew up. The bling collection of DKNY DKNY brings in …

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Beauty : AVON Bloggers Meet

August 20, 2012
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Bloggers meet is not just another event, but a place where all lovely bloggers meet under one roof, chit chat, pamper themselves, spread a word about their blogs and do blog gossip. ^_^ So when I got an invite from Akshita’s Blogathon team I was overwhelmed and excited to attend Avon’s Blogger Meet Lazy Saturday Afternoon turned out to be an adventurous trip for many, because around the time everyone got out to reach Avon’s Connaught Place Office, god showered us with heavy rainfall. But we girls surely know how to groove a party. 😉 I was the first one to reach the venue. There were two separate counters to pamper ourselves with Avon products. This lady did my makeover, and was absolutely flexible to understand and work on my requirements, unlike those who just do what they want for makeover of a person. Awungshi from DrPoisonIvy Getting ready for her makeover, although she already had the best makeup on complimenting her. Shaily from ConfessionzofaCloset Was greeting fellow blogger Srish while getting ready for her makeover. Nail art pampered hands of Nitika from ShopaholicDiaries A party is never complete without madness. They provided us with super crazy props to try on and get some goofy photos clicked. I still tried to stay sober, with due respect to my monochrome ensemble :p Me, Awungshi and Nitika Awungshi looks really cute ^_^ There was a message behind these crazy props. Avon has recently launched special KIDS RANGE. Me Tried competing with the grey shades of monsoon clouds :p Apart from the crazy party, we also had a serious discussion about AVON INDIA. Mr. Ujjwal Mukhopadhyay, MD of AVON INDIA Some GLOBAL FACTS about AVON Beauty for over 125 years Avon is the Number 1 Beauty Direct Seller in the World, a Beauty …

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Lifestyle : B:Blunt Vasant Vihar Launch Party

August 15, 2012
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Who doesn’t know about B:Blunt? Well I truly admire Adhuna Akhtar for her chic styling, down to earth nature and peppy tune up her stilettos (although she wore flats to this launch). So when I received the invitation to attend the “LAUNCH PARTY OF B:BLUNT MINI, VASANT VIHAR, DELHI, INDIA” I was overwhelmed. They already have B:Blunt Salon and Blow Out Bar at G.K. 2, and this is the first time that they have launched B:Blunt Mini. How are these 3 different? B:Blunt …is our mother brand – a salon that holds everything we have to offer…and more! Come in and be pampered by the finest hairdressers, manicurists, beauticians and dermatologists that India has to offer… and more! But we know that it is not always easy to get to us from far and wide which is why we have created b:blunt mini. B:Blunt Mini …is exactly that – a smaller b:blunt – your neighbourhood beauty salon. All of the stylists in mini are all trained to a b:blunt level so the quality is what you have come to expect from us. Offering haircuts/colours/straightening/treatments, waxing, threading, facials… b:blunt may be small but it is perfectly formed! Blow Out Bar …a completely new concept to the world! A place for you to go to prepare yourself for a night out or a big event – have a blow-dry, throw in some hair extensions, get your nails and make-up done… bring yourself, bring your friends… this is going to be fun! The party was an absolute treat which consisted of the following… Great Ambience. The entire B:Blunt team wore B:Blunt Mini tees, and many actually suggested to do a mini Flash Mob. ROFL. Extreme Right (Red Lips) is chirpy Nicole ^_^ Absolutely happy B:Blunt Team. Front : Girish Sehgal Back : Brent Barber Adhuna …

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4th Edition of Tarun Tahiliani Couture Exposition 2012

July 27, 2012
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25th July, 2012, DLF Emporio, New Delhi was my ticket to Fashion Heaven!! It was the press release of TARUN TAHILIANI’S NEW BRIDAL COUTURE COLLECTION. From the venue to the innovative exposition design, everything was about “Fashion” and “Creative Minds”. This larger than life glass structure is a unique concept that has been brought to life by AIS Glasxperts, which is the only company in India having the expertise and technology to do so. It is also the first time any celebrity designer has chosen glass as a theme for showcasing his collection. The ‘Jewel Box’, a 14 feet high glass structure has been created using AIS Ecosense,  AIS  Clear  Tempered  Glass, AIS Securityglas, AIS Acousticglas, AIS unique  Integrated  Glass  Unit , AIS  VUE  windows, AIS  Décor  lacquered  glass and AIS  Mirror. Sixty of the finest pieces from Studio’s latest couture collection will be on display during this 4 – day exposition. Set against a cutting edge glass backdrop that creates a magical mix of tradition and modernity, the new couture collection is displayed in a novel contemporary setting, fabricated on-site specially by AIS Glasxperts with multiple glass technologies. “Bridal is about the bride. It shouldn’t be about trends. Women are still making polarized choices when it comes to couture, but clearly they must be true to who they really are”, says Tarun Tahiliani emphatically as he discloses nuances of his new collection.     For the bride, there are special key-hole jackets, coupled with lehengas in classic hues of deep red and gold; versatile, modern day anarkalis—in fresh citrus colors of mango and peach, with bodices plastered in a mesh of Swarovski Elements—with flowy, elegant drapes and deep scoop necklines, which can be paired with churidaars or worn as gowns.  For the groom an antique gold brocade sherwani with …

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DOVE – INDIBLOGGER EVENT

June 22, 2012
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I feel so ashamed to pull up this post soooo late. But oh well I have been busy playing the “Editor’s” role at Maazu.com Anyways, so we had this awesome back to back Indiblogger meet. But to start with I am presenting to you the DOVE INDIBLOGGER MEET. Held at The Park, Connaught Place. The event was not yet another boring brands promoting their new launches. But rather a more interactive, informative and fun filled session. Can anyone ask for a better deal than that? When me, Bharti from CrazypopLock, Awungshi from drpoisonivy andAnushri from anushrisaxena reached the venue, the event had just started. The first few bloggers who reached the venue got the chance to introduce themselves under the category 60 SECONDS TO FAME. On a personal note, I think it was an amazing idea as people were able to introduce themselves, their blog and what it is all about. We had more than 100 Delhi Women Bloggers. I had no clue the bloggers number is so huge in Delhi itself. We had a gala time knowing each other. Delhi bloggers enjoying the event. We were in for a surprise guest “Shivani Tanksale” She was a fun person to listen to, as she talked about her hair problems, her personal take on this, how messy her hair becomes at times, how shes got to juggle up health, hygiene and work all together. Shivani Tanksale providing her hair experience. There were loads of live tweets coming up on big screens. I thought why not me. And that was the beginning of my TWEET MANIA :p My tweet been retweeted and responded by Dove! Thank you ^_^ We were even asked to scribble up ONE THING I WOULD LIKE TO GET RID OF on sticky paper and post it up on …

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Blogathon An Event in Delhi

June 3, 2012
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Well although this post comes pretty late, but still never too late eh. So I got this brilliant opportunity to meet up fellow fashion bloggers, in this amazing event planned by Akshita Jain from colorific. My personal thanks and congratulations to her on holding such a great event, on such a large scale. Me and fellow bloggers were very excited as the date for the event was approaching.We had everything planned up. To start with I met Bharti from CrazyPopLock . And to be honest, we talked everything but fashion to start with.Hahahahaha!! And she was looking like a goth queen, with all the dark kohl, funky tee, electric hand bag and funniest badge I ever came across :p Me and Bharti Next we both were suppose to meet Komal from TheDelhiFashionBlogger. Since we had met before, we were so happy meeting up again. Like old school mates meeting after a long time.Lolz. She was hiding her curls behind a veil, which looked absolutely stunning as we reached the event venue. Komal When we reached the venue,The Second Sin I was jaw dropping over the beautiful interior decorations they had.And the best part about the event was, that we had seperate lounges for seperate blog writers genre. So we were able to catch up with fellow fashion bloggers and chit chat. No more chit chatting now! Enjoy the photographs 😀 Akshita from colorific with a fashion blogger (sorry I forgot your name 😐 ) Starting from Left : Awungshi from Dr.PoisonIvy , Bharti from CrazyPopLock and Aishwarya from BlingStruck (Awungshi is busy posing *awesomeness*, bharti is busy texting :p, and aishwarya is busy clicking) The bar of The Second Sin, MGF Metropolitan, Saket *drooling* (and yeah they served free beer!) The buffet area of The Second Sin, love the decor with wine bottles. The …

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Visit to TOMMY HILFIGER, Connaught Place!

May 11, 2012
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Yesterday when I woke up, I had a huge smile on my face, because I was going to check out the fabulous collection of TOMMY HILFIGER, Connaught Place, Delhi. Had heard pretty much about their Summer/Spring Collection, and recently got the privilege of visiting their store.Thanks to Glam Gang. After hot Delhi travelling,  as I entered the premises, I just could not hold up my grin, as I had entered paradise of fine fabrics and make. I was delighted to meet the store manager Ms. Jasmine. She is not just a great manager, but also a great companion to shop with.She helped me do some shopping as well.She showed me around the store. The ground floor is all about Men!!  From fabulous watches, to stunning Sunglasses, men’s section was really oozing FASHION FOR MEN!And I am sure men who have visited the store will surely agree with me. 😉 What really caught my eye was the full fledged rack(s) containing Polo Shirts in diverse colors. Felt like a rainbow in itself. *_* Gosh I am jealous they have so many color options to chose from!! P.s. Jasmine is so photogenic, I asked her to pose in every other photograph of mine. ^_^ For summer special, they have lots of check patterns in various color combinations. I also caught Tangerine Love in the collection. Jasmine also told me that they have added dash of PURPLE to their collection this time.And this collection is the Hot Favorite right now. Enough of Men’s wear..phew!! Coming to the WOMEN’S WEAR I found great variety of Summer Special Pastel shades. Shades of baby pink, blue, yellow and red give cool, elegant and perfect Summer/Spring feel.  On a matte level, they had Exquisite Emerald , Hues of Blue and Paper White color collection giving a Sailor’s Paradise. AHOY! Along with this look I …

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