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Famous Pearl Jewel Styles

March 10, 2015

Diamonds might be a girl’s best friend, but pearls are what define class amidst the bling! Sure, diamond has more currency weightage than pearls, but the rarity of pearls is as definite as a coal mine full of fine un-cut diamonds. Talk about being in vogue, and we set our standards around sophistication and everything that can make a statement. So be it a precious stone or a variety of semi-precious crystals, everything that adds up stylishly; calls for our attention. While celebrities in today’s age are keener on playing Cinderella showing the big rock, the vintage beauties have always felt more on Snowhite’s side showing off pearls with élan! Celebrating the beauty of pearls, let me present to you some of the most legendary pearl jewelry pieces from the days gone by. Source : pinterest 1. Elizabeth Taylor’s South Sea Pearl Ring – The charming beauty of the yesteryears was quite famous for her clandestine affairs and an array of luxury jewels. Being the ruling Cleopatra of Hollywood back then, she was often spotted adorning pearl strings around her neck. But what caught attention of many was her South Sea Pearl Ring set atop finely studded diamonds. Not to forget the size of that pearl that made it stand out amongst other rings. Source : Amazon 2. Princess Diana’s Pearl Earrings – Princess Diana was not just a pretty princess with some serious studded tiaras. Her collection of jewels was adapted by designers and trend-setters on the go as well. From being on the cover of Vogue to doing some serious deeds as a humanitarian, Princess Diana was always spotted wearing pearls and diamonds. Her favorites were of course, tear drop pearl earrings with a matching string of pearls necklace. Source : digitalism 3. Audrey Hepburn’s Pearl Necklace – If you love fashion and old …

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DLF Promenade Blogger’s Meet

April 6, 2013

A couple of days back DLF Promenade hosted a very interesting and one of it’s kind blogger’s meet. It was more of a *Styling Competition* where prominent fashion bloggers of Delhi were invited over. Venue : DLF Promendae, 3 Nelson Mandela Road, New Delhi, India 110070 The Task : Style your *model friend* (In my case I took my sister along) based on one of the 7 themes provided by them. The sourcing could be done from any store of DLF Promenade. Keeping the entire experience professional, the sourcing was followed by hair and makeup from trained artists, a ramp walk followed by Q&A with Designer Suneet Verma. The Themes : a) Androgynous b) Monochrome c) Resort Wear d) Formal Wear e) Neon & Neutrals: f) Pastels g) Graphical My Style : Being an ardent fan of Mademoiselle Gabrielle Coco Chanel and her works of life, I had to give her a tribute irrespective of the outcome. Keeping the *Formal Wear* theme in mind, I studied the great works of Coco Chanel, took account and united history in the form of a look. The entire outfit was sourced from Zara India The Chanel Look  The Boater hat: Coco Chanel came into being with her “Flat Boater Hats” in the early 1920’s. To add her personal glamour touch to these hats, she introduced the embellished versions of the same. Military/Modern hairstyle: At times when fascinators and long locks were adorned by women, Coco Chanel brought a change about how a woman should comfortably dress, look and feel! Celebrating a modern diva, she herself carried short haircut with long curls to keep the look avant-garde yet sophisticated. Strings of Pearls: One of the remarkable creations of Coco Chanel was the “Costume Jewellery”. She partnered with Duke Fulco di Verdura to launch a House of Chanel jewelry line. …

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Styling – French Connection goes Monochrome

December 12, 2012

Autumn Winter 2012 (AW’12) This year is all about bright colours, shimmer, embellishments, faux fur and lots of laces and crochet. Don’t be surprised as the above mentioned are just few from the list of AW’12 Trends on both national and international grid. Working as an Assistant Stylist with Vogue’s Style Guru “Aaditya Walia” has helped me do my homework right! And to present the worthy efforts right, I have come up with Autumn Winter Shoot Series all this season. Shot by my professional photographer and friend Rashmi Nair from RashNair, I present to you the 1st shoot from AW Shoot Series. Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening. – Coco Chanel AW Shoot 1 – French Connection goes Monochrome Ensemble White Crochet Dress : French Connection Narnia Fur Gilet : French Connection Lunar Glimpse Studded Clutch : French Connection Black wrap around : D.I.Y. Faux Far Black Gloves : Thrifted Black sequence ballerinas : Stilletos Pearls Necklace : Sapphire White Peacock Earrings : La Parisienne Photography : RashNair A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. – Coco Chanel

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