Festive vibes!

Ganpati Bappa Morya! Bappa brings lots of happiness, good luck and of course the best modaks! πŸ˜‰

Not just people in Maharashtra but every one else too waits for this auspicious occasion. Some even say, that the season of festivals and celebrations have begun. You see we have Navratri, Dussehera, Diwali all lined up. It seems as if the festivals are just waiting for one to get over so that the other can commence. This year Ganesh Chaturthi begins on a Friday which means long weekend, pandal hopping, good food and yes dressing up to the level best. We thought of three simple and different ways to colour our long weekend that we would definitely love to share with our readers too.

Day 1: This has to be the toughest yet the most excitement filled day of all. Lord Ganesha arrives at our homes and pandals. Arti, Puja, Bhog and every ritual has to be done perfectly. With all these work to do, staying simple yet stylish is the best solution. We have a soft corner for the colour yellow but it is a very difficult colour to carry if not teamed up rightly. This lime green Lucknowi Kurta with yellow embroidery is not just pleasing to the eyes but also gives a very comfortable feel. To go well with the yellow motifs, we paired it with a pair of yellow leggings and simple jhumkas. A perfect look for Day 1. What else do we need? Yes, you are right. We need to now think for the upcoming days. πŸ˜‰

Day 2: We all love to flaunt our best dupattas. In the recent fashion times, the dupattas always do most of the work easy. Here the orangish red kurta and dupatta coordinate well enough and give a bright and radiant look to the eyes. The pair of straight white pants is the best partner to create a festive ensemble. Kolhapuri chappals, jutis or any such traditional flat footwear would complete the look for you. Yes flats are best when you have plans to roam around a lot and visit everyone during festivals. It just makes your feet feel lighter.

Day 3: Its Sunday and surely you have had enough of pandal hoppings and visiting your friends. Its time for some relaxation and looking the best. And like every girl, we too love our sarees. Draping them becomes difficult at times, but the feeling of donning one never fades our smile. This black and white saree has beautiful motifs on the pallu. Paired it with a velvet blouse, it does not look too bright to the eyes. Saree and no jewellery cannot be an option for us. The look is so elegant that too much jewellery would also ruin its simplicity. So we thought of pairing the saree with silver and pearl drop danglers and embellished bangles. It really worked the best!

We hope you agree with our thoughts. So without much delay, enjoy the celebrations and don’t forget to look the best. πŸ™‚

Shrug it!

An ardent globetrotter is always in the search of some really comfortable clothes. And when we say this we also mean that it has to be uber chic and Instagram worthy.

Upon seeing the black crop top, the first thing that struck is to pair it with plain white shorts. Of course you can go with a distressed one too. This somehow gave a contented feeling that we wanted. To give it a smarter finish, we accentuated the whole look with a long denim shrug. And that worked wonders. The embellishments were kept minimal as the polka dots were the attention seeker.

You could also alter the denim jacket with a different colour or fabric that matches well with your shorts and top. If you too want to try this look for a short trip with your friends, then shop the look below:

Shorts:

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Crop top:

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Brunched..

Aren’t Sunday brunches one of the best things in the world? Good times laced with amazing food and fashion. Women often find it difficult to choose a perfect brunch look. The most crucial thing to note here is to be comfortable and since it’s a day event, keep your make up light. As brunches tend to include walks, you need to shun your heels, no matter how sexy you feel in them, and opt for flats or wedges.

Here we have curated a fun flirty look for you that you can try for a brunch date with your girlies or your man.

We have paired a H&M dress here with feather earrings to create a glamorous yet fun day look. The look is completed with comfortable wedges.

You can recreate the look using following links:

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A bond so strong.!

20170806_124449Raksha Bandhan, the charm of this festival has never ever faded and will never do. After all, it exhibits the deepest connection between siblings.

As sisters, we look forward to this day every year with a lot of anticipation. Not just to see what our surprise gifts are but certainly to see the beautiful smile on our brothers’ faces. Like us, they too wait for this day eagerly and never fail to flaunt the cute, little, decorative threads on their hands to everyone. A ‘rakhi’ is more than just a beautiful, decorative thread. It is an unsaid promise of a brother to protect his sister under any circumstance.

On this day we urge every brother to stand for not just his sister but every women out there. Let’s make world a better and safer place to live for them. Let’s honour the promise of protecting our sister.

Happy Raksha Bandhan readers!😊

‘Loom’inous..!

Incorporating handlooms in traditional wear has always been an easier task and much favourable too. Whenever we think of handlooms, we tend to buy a saree or a kurta. And why not, after all in India, we get to see a lot of varieties when it comes to handmade clothing. Ace fashion designers too promote this manually operated loom on every fashion platform.

In our daily wear we love to subsume various varieties of handlooms to get the comfort from the fabric. Everything that is hand made has a different feeling and everyone loves it. However, the question arises. Can we even incorporate such fabrics in our daily routine? Would we able to manage? Of course! Why not! Gone are the days when handmade clothing only justified to conventional outfits. Designers, stylists and fashionistas keep encouraging to wear woven fabric globally. Various e-commerce sites have also taken up separate sections.

In this particular look, the colourful checkered pattern top is from the one of the most liked e-commerce fashion portals, Tata Cliq. It is bright, comfortable and yes handmade, giving it a very β€˜loom’inous effect. While this could have been paired with black palazzo or ethnic skirt to give it a more traditional vibe, we thought keeping it basic and simple and went for plain white jeans. Wearing it with white jeans and heels renders more focus to the colourful top.

If you too are fond of this look, then give it a try!

White Jeans: Jealous Slim Women’s Jeans

The Unconventional

Denims are often categorized under casuals but we thought of pairing it with formals for an unconventional and different look.

We were quite anxious while putting together this look but went ahead with it. The basic idea was to create a laid back formal look which would be a perfect Friday dressing. Channeling the lazy weekend ahead with maintaining the office protocol was a risky experiment that shaped up well.


The focus of the outfit here is the denim shirt while rest of the look has been kept subtle with beige tones. The lavie beige bag and gold watch has played the perfect accessory.

You can recreate the same with lighter tones of top and formals too. As they say, play with fashion and define your own style.

 

Recreate the look using the following links:

Jeans shirt :Β Bombay Casual Dark Jeans Shirt

or Β if you want to try in lighter color :Β Bombay Casual Light Denim Shirt

Pant :Β Beige Trousers

For lighter shade :Β light beige pants

Lavie bag :Β Lavie Tote

 

 

Health first.!

In our fast lives and erratic schedules, we end up eating easily available food rather than what’s healthy. Eating nutritious food is essential for our body’s growth, development, sustainability and functionality. Everything that we consume has an impact on our daily lives, it not only affects us physically but also mentally. Food provides us energy to perform bodily functions, maintain healthy weight and quality of life. So, it’s very important that we keep a check on the food and liquid that we consume. 

Our body needs proper nutrition that includes fibre, protein, vitamins, minerals, fat and carbohydrates. The junk food that we relish is highly processed and stripped off its nutrients. Also, it contains added sugar, synthetic ingredients and preservatives which are harmful to our body. 

So choose the healthy way of living. Eat right and exercise. Replace your packaged juices with freshly squeezed juice or smoothie, instead of grabbing a packet of chips eat some salad. We are not asking you to give up outside food (trust us, we can’t either) but try to balance your diet and lead a healthy life.