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Flipkart – Way To 4G Smartphones

December 20, 2015
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Seeing how I struggled with my outdated 3G canvas phone, my younger sister convinced me to get a new one promising a smoother and faster experience. The younger generation is definitely more inclined and quick to catch up with the newest technology faster than us. But I am also ever keen to keep up. It was time to start my big search right away. I spent an entire evening reading reviews of phones and comparing them on different portals. It is amazing to see the pace at which technologies are advancing. What is released today becomes passé by the next month. Of all the new advancements, I gathered that 4G connectivity is the true hero of all the claims made by mobile makers! Being a social buzz-maker who is always on her toes, I felt a magnetic pull towards claims like ‘super fast streaming, uploading, and downloading’ among others! I am not able to get Wifi everywhere especially with a consistent speed and access. Thus I have no other option but to rely on my mobile phone’s internet connectivity when I am venturing al fresco. I wondered what this high-speed hullabaloo was all about. I had been using 3G for some time, and I was pretty satisfied with it as it was way better than 2G! To think of something beating the 3G speed was what got me interested in it I logged into Flipkart where choosing the best phone from thousands, gets easier and less time consuming with Filters. I refined my search with filters like price range, brand, SIM type, clock speed, primary and secondary camera and of course, connectivity. I was amused to see 4G phones starting from ₹2600 and going well beyond the ₹30,000 mark. Flipkart has got something for every pocket of India. Even if you do …

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‘Extra Lasting’ Beauty – AVON

March 7, 2015
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“Don’t know why girls take so much to get ready. What’s with all the time simply to look make-up perfect, eh?” – The boys Only if they knew the amount of efforts it takes to get that make-up right! Of course, not talking about the thick layers of foundations and rouge that some women put on in the name of looking ‘fair & blushy’. But let’s all face it, the task is not only to look pretty but also the effort to look the same 9 to 5; if not after-party ready. With this pace of techno-frenzy lifestyle, their is hardly any time to even give touch ups for those post work parties or while you are club-hopping. What comes to your aid then? Fancy a range of ‘Long Extra Last Cosmetics’? This is what AVON has to say about it’s ‘Extra Lasting’ range. The Breakthrough: Makeup that multi-tasks like you and keeps up with your life. The Inspiration: You multi-task, so why shouldn’t your makeup? Avon introduces a new collection of long wearing, multi-tasking, uncompromising makeup that works as hard as you do. Delivering color, coverage and comfort, the new range never lets you down. With the Extra Lasting collection, you can rest assured that your lipstick will last, your foundation with stay put, and your mascara will make the grade. The Technology: Every product in the Extra Lasting collection is formulated with the Comfort Wear Complex to help maintain the quality of wear. The multi-tasking formulas go above and beyond lasting color and coverage to offer additional benefits—Extra Lasting means makeup that doesn’t compromise. My Experience A must have range in your kitty. Why? Because having your lipstick stay put whole day long, without touch ups, is a win-win situation in itself. One word : Carefree Make-up. Avon Extra Lasting Lipsticks Pink Perfection …

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Scholl Velvet Smooth Express Pedi Electronic Foot File : Review

February 18, 2015
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Our feet are the most neglected part of our body. True that!  While our lives revolve around dressing up well and looking (facially) pretty, we totally forget to look down and pamper our feet; while we’re at it. Not to forget the horror one gets when months of ignorance cloud up resulting in cracked heels, layers of dead skin and painful heels. Ouch! I know, what the ideal excuse be like. Not time to visit a salon! In today’s super fast life, things would have been so much simpler if everything was available on ‘express’?!! Well, guess the people at Scholl are living a fast forwarded life already, because their latest launch is one such express deal. Scholl Velvet Smooth Express Pedi Electronic Foot File Get feet that look great and feel super smooth without any hassle. Velvet Smooth buffs away hard skin in minutes leaving you with fabulous feet that you’ll want to show off. It’s so easy to use. Gently rotate the file over hard skin and see the dead skin disappear. Once your feet are smooth and soft again, breathe a sign of relief. Product Offers : 1. Ergonomically Shaped Soft Touch Handle. 2. Specially-designed Micralumina Replaceable Head. 3. Gentle & Effective Rotating Action. 4. Battery Operated Press Kit Included : 1. Scholl Velvet Smooth Express Pedi Electronic Foot File with 4 AA Batteries. 2. Scholl Foot & Nail Cream 3. Pen Drive Regular Usage Instructions : 1. Remove the protective roller cover before use. 2. Ensure that the roller head is securely inserted into the unit. Do not use without the roller head attached. 3. Turn on the unit by twisting the silver ring to the left and gently glide the roller head over hard skin and the dead skin will gradually exfoliate.  4. Use only on …

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Top 5 Fine Dining Restaurants in Delhi

February 9, 2015
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Some people ‘Eat to Live’ while others (like me) ‘Live to Eat’! If this is not enough a reason to feel the gluttony, then we have trends like ‘Street Food’ to ‘Fine Dining’; making the experience an extravagant affair. While street-food can be a part of your daily eating binging diaries, fine-dining is usually reserved for the special occasions. Speaking of fine-dining, India excels in the art of making the dining experience luxurious & royal! And who better to present the king-size rich spread than our very own ‘Saddi Dilli’? The city of splendid multi-cuisines, Delhi offers the finest of fine dining experiences that truly mark a memorabilia for tourists and foodies. Celebrating the extravagance that Delhi has to offer, I present to you the top 5 Fine Dining Restaurants in Delhi. Source : hotelsnewdelhiindia.com 1. Dum Pukht – Dating back to centuries, Delhi kitchens expertise in Mughali cuisine that has been brought down over generations of Nawabs. If you are a non-vegetarian and well-done red-meat is your style, then look no further. ITC Maurya Sheraton’s Dum Pukht doesn’t just mesmerize with its regal ambience, but the menu of ‘Murgh Chandni Kabab’ to ‘Mirch & Baigan ka Saalan’ leaves one’s taste buds tantalized too! Source :  bookyourtable.com 2. Varq – For those who are looking for the desi dressings with an unusual twist, Varq is the place to be at. The ambiance to the likes of a Rajasthan style royal Gharana, give your taste buds a twist with exotic ingredients like morels, sand crab and Iranian dry-fruits. The menu is a perfect blend of old style cooking and modern chef’s palette with delectable dishes like ‘Martaban ka Meat’, ‘Teen Mirch Curry’ and desserts like ‘Passion fruit Kalaakand’. Source : TheHindu.com 3. Indian Accents – Do you like experimenting? If trying out anything ‘hatke’ is what you aim for, then Indian …

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Why so serious? Work Style with Benetton

December 20, 2014
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We all literally dread our way up every morning to get ready and go to work. I mean, who doesn’t like staying in the pajamas all day long and curl up beneath the soft warm quilts? But for those who even prefer keeping their pajamas stylish (and in trend), they don’t compromise on the work-look even a percent.  Now that the winters are here, layering becomes a must-do for any occasion. Layering up for work? No, I don’t mean the usual over-sized knitwear comforted under an equally over-sized long coat and a muffler wrapped around the lengths of your neck. Yikes! Presenting to you a neat and classy look to stay stylish and stay warm this Autumn-Winter season. Jacket, Blouse, Jeans, Belt & Boots – United Colors of Benetton Currently I am obsessing over this mesh black jacket and have worn it from a meeting to the cocktail evening as well. Wore the same #OOTD for the finale of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week by Rohit Bal. Follow United Colors of Benetton Website Facebook Twitter Instagram Follow me : Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Google+

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Print on Print Trend | United Colors of Benetton AW’14

December 1, 2014
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Trends are like the major highlights of this fashion industry. With each season comes the trends. Some of them stay for a long time, while some dissolve within weeks. However, their are certain trends that tend to repeat; season after season. Take for instance, the Print on Print Trend. Source : Benetton.com Now a lot of fashion experts across the globe try to set some rules for this particular trend. But my personal opinion says that if it looks good overall, their ain’t no particular rule that needs to be followed. After all, it’s not mathematical mind-boggling question. Source : Benetton.com United Colors of Benetton has come up an array of prints for this Autumn Winter Season. For those who have been associated with United Colors of Benetton for long know, that their signature style is more on the basic lines with the emphasis on solid shades. Well, you’ll be surprised to learn about the prints – series that have launched this time. From the obvious floral prints to military prints, they have also taken over digital photograph prints and font-style prints for their Autumn Winter collection. Now before I show you how United Colors of Benetton AW’14 became my inspiration to try this print on, check out the basic rules tips on how to decode this fun fashion trend. TIPS TO DECODE PRINT-ON-PRINT TREND 1. Match the colors – Something that I have incorporated in my #LOTD too. While matching the prints can come out a bit too loud for most occasions, matching the color palette will tone down the double prints ; bringing the two style into one perfect match. 2. Break up the monotony with solids – Something that is a must for this trend. In order to bring in more definition, throw in a matching solid …

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Spice Studio : Alila Diwa Goa

November 24, 2014
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Their are two types of people. The type who ‘Eats to Live’ & the type who ‘Lives to Eat’.  I believe that latter is what defines my life perfectly. Food is one grand affair that I can’t get enough of. So every time a travel is on my cards, I make sure that I come back with some memorable taste buds that I get to try in the local suburbs. If you are in Goa and would like to experience the authentic Goan delicacies, then make your way to the lush land of Alila Diwa Goa. The food fairy (insane chuckles) blessed me with a chance to try out some great Goan authentics at one of Alila Diwa Goa’s restaurants, The Spice Studio.  About Spice Studio  Spice Studio is an elegant, contemporary setting for a dining experience centred on the authenticity of Indian spices, their varying flavours and cooking techniques. Located on an elevated platform that spreads naturally around a banyan tree and surrounded by a water body, it features a menu celebrating regional fare from across India and an extensive array of seafood. You can choose from cuisine from the Northern region of the country (Punjab, Rajasthan, Kashmir and Awadhi style), South India (Kerala,Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh), Eastern influences (Assam, Bengal, Orissa), cuisine from Western India (Maharashtra, Gujarat) and our very own Goa. From fresh produce and spices to the serving styles unique to these regions, every meal immerses you in a rich experience of India’s culinary traditions and spice history. You can also opt for a master class with the chef to learn about signature Indian delicacies, cooking techniques and age-old culinary secrets.  The Food  Tamatar Tulsi Ka Shorba Jaitooni Malai Paneer  Non Veg Platter – Prawn Balchao, Kozhi Varjha Curry, Goan Fish Curry, Dum Murgh Biryani, Laccha Paratha, Aloo Kulcha, …

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Knits Love : French Connection AW’14 Collection

November 13, 2014
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That time of the year when your ‘Eau De Parfum’ will be replaced by dollops of ‘Body Butter’. True story, but it’s just not the grease for the skin, but something to keep the skin warm too that’ll save us from the harsh winters. Talk about staying warm and staying stylish too, we have French Connection making sure that all stays in vogue this Autumn Winter’14. This season they are spreading some old-school ‘Knit Love’.  From printed jumpers, cropped party cardigans to wool-blend Vhari knits and embellished woolens; French Connection has taken the knit-wear to a whole new level. Check out some of the knits that I personally loved trying out.  Glitter Jitter Knits Cool and casual with a touch of sparkle, this Glitter Jitter Knit offers a glam alternative for cool winter evenings. Embelished jumper Cotton-wool blend long sleeves with round neck.  Stingray Sparkle Forget about solid colors, the new season is all about printed knits and this jumper’s abstract knit fits the bill perfectly.   Autumn Vhari Dress smart for cooler climes without Autumn Vhari Knit. Pair with printed leggings and a clutch for the day. Velma Knits The slouchy jumper gets a glamorous revamp, thanks to an eye-catching faux pearl trim. Wear Velma with boyfriend jeans for luxe downtime dressing. Doe Deer Throw the wool-blend Doe Deer jumper on with jeans for a casual and cosy cold-weather look. Not just knits, but French Connection’s AW’14 also showcases an array of Jackets & Coats. WOMEN’S WEAR The Autumn Winter 2014 collection looks towards Eastern influences depicting the contrast in Russian wealth, the grandeur of the Tsar regime set against the bleak landscapes of Siberia. A rich colour palette of dove grey, celestial blue and berry punch dominate the collection, modernized through paisley and digitized floral prints and adapted on …

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Quirk up your Planner – Letternote.com

June 9, 2014
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For those who think that a blogger’s life is chilled out, full of leisure and tension-free work environment; then you are absolutely wrong.  Not to forget the fact that most of us have a full time job as well! There is something about blogging that keeps us stay awake even at wee hours, trying to work up a blog post or edit a vlog post; with hopes that you our readers/followers will appreciate it. This blog post is not about pouring my heart out (on behalf of fellow bloggers) about the hardships challenges a blogger faces, but why staying organized becomes a top notch priority. Being your own boss is a blessing. But if you don’t take the boss in you seriously, it might affect the work log that you have around as a blogger. In today’s technologically advanced time, Android has become our world and Google Play Applications our secretaries to trainers. When you have a 9 to 6 job and a passion to freelance at the same time, forgetting important notes, meetings and deeds becomes a daily issue. What if you can keep your notes yet not look like a nerd? Well, I am talking about the quirkiest stationary store in the market.. Letternote. Their wide range of colourful and eclectic stationary will make even a non-planner start scribbling some notes. Priced at a nominal rate, I absolutely loved the quality of their products. The first time I stumbled upon www.letternote.com, what really caught my eyes were the lovely prints that they have to offer. With a twist of Indian tadka, letternote’s stationary collection is artistic and apt for those who just can’t do with boring grey diaries. If you are one hell of a busy person and yet believe in keeping yourself and your work stationary as …

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SUREKHA JAIN SS’14 Collection

May 4, 2014
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Surekha Jain – Spring Summer 2014 Collection Highlights Colors – Plum, Thistle, Rose, Hot Pink, Light Rose, Squash Yellow, Banana Yellow, Raincoat Yellow and Ivory. Silhouettes – Kaftans, Sheer Saree Dresses, Hand Embroided Lehenga and Kurti Shirts. Summer Prints – Chikankari, floral, Aztec and digital water color prints. SUREKHA JAIN is an international couturier who designs dream collections that blend with perfection into Eastern mystique and Western cutting edge living. Her skillful combination of global chic with the great Indian treasure trove of embroidery and textures has won her many die hard patrons.  She is a self taught designer who has associated with and created for some of the most exclusive luxury labels of international standards. Surekha is no stranger to the fraternity of fashion. She has dressed international celebrities and been part of couture globally. Over the years she has specially developed a relationship with two powerful British leaders Cherie Blair and  the late Margaret Thatcher. At Surekha Jain it is not just the bride but the bridesmaid, mother and sister who can discover their own wedding look. Inspirational embroidery, evolved silhouettes and a very western color palette come together to create an understated bridal collection for the elegant bride.  From occasion wear to the bridal trousseau, the designer has also houses a luxury range of soft linen hat can be gifted to the bride for her new home.  Hand tucked quilts, cushions, throws, embroideries and embellished cushions, come together to create a Cordon Bleu collection to gift to the newlyweds. Visit her store Surekha Jain | 312 | DLF Emporio | Vasant Kunj | New Delhi ——————————————————————————————————— And now, for the winner of SammyDress.com giveaway. Thank you all for participating and making this giveaway a huge success. Since all of you were fair on your part, picking one …

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