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10 hacks you need to know to keep yourself cool this summer!

It’s sticky, hot and humid outside like never before and it’s getting more and more difficult to get out of the house. When you actually go out your frustration levels rise up like Delhi’s temperature. So what to do? Worry not as I bring to you 10 hacks you need to know to keep yourself cool this summer!

Loose clothes is the key

Think of it as jazzing up your pyjamas into outfits. Yes, the fewer clothes you have touching you, the cooler is your body.

loose dress

 

Try forgetting the padded bra and befriend the soft bralettes

The thicker the layers, the more sweaty is your chest. Therefore, some lightweight barrettes can make summer a bit better for you.

 

barrettes

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Lightweight but structured tops are preferred.

Light materials like cotton are favourable but, it is better if they have a structure like an embroidery or thick print or pin ups even, since, they will prevent it from sticking it to your body the minute you start sweating.

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Avoid beaded embroidery

They tend to weigh down your clothes making them stick to your body when you sweat. In addition, you can replace these by wearing similar patterns or prints.

beaded embroidery top

 

Keep a Hat or Scarf handy

These lightweight wonderful things will keep you away from direct contact with the sun. No rocket science here but people often forget this kinda stuff.

hat and a scarf

 

Another summer saving hack of a scarf

Wrap a small cotton scarf around your neck to absorb sweat and keep your hair from sticking on your neck.

cotton scarf

 

Try wearing unlined skirts or dresses

Lining in skirts and dressed is mostly synthetic and prevents the passing of air from your clothes thus, trapping you inside a synthetic bag.

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Replace your backpack or tote with a sling or handbag

A huge backpack or side tote can feel like carrying stones on a hot summer day. It’s the best time to clean out your bags of all unnecessary stuff and transfer the actual stuff to a sling or a handbag.

sling bag

 

Cover up maximum of your body

As much as you would like to believe otherwise covering up your body will protect you from skin damaging and rising body temperature. Hence, befriend sleeves this summer.

full sleeve top

 

Stick to light colours

Well, you all know this one. Light colours are cooler and dark ones are warmer. So, I recommend you keep a cooler palette this summer.

light coloured dress

 

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Heya, I am a fanatical 18 year old and am absolutely thrilled to look upon the next couple years of my life which will be focusing on fashion, photography, content writing and much more!
I am doing fashion media and communication from Pearl Academy.

Here are 5 fashion trends that are In and Out for 2017

It’s substantially hot and sticky outside and the only thing comes to our minds is pyjamas and even the thought of jeans is revolting! So, what do we do?  Here are 5 fashion trends that are in and out for 2017.

IN: KHAKIS AND CHINOS

After so many years of holding on to jeans as our saviour, it’s finally time to move on from the vintage. The new alternative takes place in the form of khakis and chinos.

 

kristen Bell, Jennifer Aniston and rihanna in khakis
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IN: GINGHAM

Who thought that a simple cloth used for uniform purposes and table cloth would be considered highly fashionable. Gingham is contemplated as preppy and 10 feet away from fashion!
But a little change in perspective and it’s suddenly chic! Also, designers like JW Anderson, Rosie Assoulin, and Altuzara are already loving anything with gingham and ruffles.

6 unique ways to wear gingham
source: Google

Click here for an abundance of gingham choices

IN: WRAP DRESSES

Nowadays no one wants to put much effort into everyday outfits, the attitude has shifted towards dressing effortless, easy, elegant. Wrap dresses are nothing but lightweight, chic kimonos. pair ‘em with strappy sandals and make the street your ramp.

boho wrap dress
source: Google

 

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IN: BOLD EARINGS

“The bigger and bolder. the better!” says Nordstrom fashion director Shannon Schafer. We all dress up real good but accessorising can be a bit tricky than it seems. Think no more just put on bold drops, artistic metals, or anything big and you are ready to kickstart your day with a dash of style.

bold and simple earings
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IN: DECONSTRUCTED SHIRTS

As seen on Michelle Obama earlier this summer, deconstructed shirts are apt for this hot weather. These are elegant yet airy to get you through.

deconstructed shirts
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OUT: HEAD TO TOE BLACK

Winter is the black-dressing weather but summer is more about pop colours and experimenting. Bold colours are definitely replacing the pastels this season.

all-black outfit
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OUT: PEASANT TOPS

They did become popular for 4-5 months but now they’ve become kind of boring and it’s time they’re out.

embroidered sleeve on peasant top
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OUT: FRINGE AND FLANNEL

These were definitely chic at a time and had their moment for a significant time, but now they’re actually getting in the way of clean sleek look this summer.

denim jacket with cowboy fringe
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OUT: SKINNY JEANS

everyone saw this coming, and we all find ourselves reaching for this less and less every time we pay a visit to the closet. Skinny jeans are a big no this sticky season. Wider denims are looking chicer, airy and fresh. But don’t worry we all will have a place for her our closet.

Kendall Jenner wearing Skinny Jeans
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OUT: HEELS WITH CASUAL DRESSING

The higher your heels are, the swiftly it’s going out of fashion. People nowadays are more concerned with comfort, gone are the days when the terrifying thought of wearing heels all day used to hit our brains like a grenade! So, is why sneakers are gonna stay in for the coming year too!

jeans with pencil heel
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Heya, I am a fanatical 18 year old and am absolutely thrilled to look upon the next couple years of my life which will be focusing on fashion, photography, content writing and much more!
I am doing fashion media and communication from Pearl Academy.

Confidence -The ultimate key to rock fashion! Here’s how these celebs carried it.

Yves Saint Laurent rightly stated – Fashion fades, Style is eternal. Yet, we all weave a web of lies that, we are confident and proud of the body we’re in. Everyone has insecurities and imperfections and one can ever overcome them, all we can do is embrace. If you have confidence in yourself, darling, no one can bring you down, because confidence is the ultimate key to rock fashion anywhere!
It’s not rocket science in wearing the current and existing trend by simply buying it and worrying whether it suits you. As long as you are confident, happy and comfortable, you’re gonna own it and rock it!
If you have style, fashion is just a bonus that just compliments it. What makes you praise worth is your style and confidence. Follow these enchanting words and charm will follow you wherever.

Also, there is no one perfect body, I believe that each person possesses a wonderfully unique and diverse physique.

A simple grey shirt? Not Fashionable?

A grey shirt is not considered highly fashionable. Yet, Ashley Graham manages to rock it with her style.

White bodysuit? Plus size woman?

One could only imagine disaster but, it’s a no-no when it comes to Ashley. She slays everything that comes in her way, let alone a bodysuit!I have come across a number of people who stay on top of fashion but have absolutely no sense of style whatsoever, and people who although, are not “trendy” but daring enough to use their own sense of style and know how to carry themselves rather than already tried and tested looks.
We fear to show the part of ourselves which is hiding behind the mask of insecurity. We need to face our insecurities head on!

 key to rock fashion

 

A denim on denim look. How will it look?

A very few of us would dare to even imagine denim skirt on jeans with a denim jacket. Too much denim? Well, not for Gigi. Her imaginative daring style makes everything look simply chic.

 key to rock fashion

Badass?? That’s something you should learn from Rihanna!

Rihanna is one heck of a woman who without giving a damn, dares to wear such badass outfits. Whether it’s a high-end fashion event or casual street style. She pulls every darn outfit off without even a flinch.

 key to rock fashion

All those perfect women you see walking around aren’t perfect at all, they just know how to love their imperfections and flaunt it with style.
Turn your weakness into a strength. One thing I have observed and learnt is that style comes from within and that validation and self-worth must also come from within.
Get inspired and inspire others with your style. Find your style, love it, own it, flaunt it, rock it!
Ultimately, you are the master of yourself. Style is your wand and fashion is your audience, all you need is a little bit of magic.

Even the simplest of things can do wonders, you just have to find your creativity and present it to the world with a pinch of style.

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Heya, I am a fanatical 18 year old and am absolutely thrilled to look upon the next couple years of my life which will be focusing on fashion, photography, content writing and much more!
I am doing fashion media and communication from Pearl Academy.