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Ombre! The shading trend you need to try before biding adieu to 2017!

With just a few weeks remaining before we hit 2018, we all still feel that we haven’t done much of the things we thought we would do in 2017. That’s because we may not believe in “it’s now or never” mantra. But don’t you worry. With the remaining time left, you can do quite a few things. From hosting a house party to cooking your favourite meal to buying yourself a special gift that you have been wanting to buy,  to trying the ombre trend! Sounds great right? Ombre is all about blending the color tones and creating hues. This never aging trend is always there to stay and you can never go wrong with it. When we hear ombre all that comes to your mind is ombre hair trend. But did you know that there is more than just this? Hair: This gradual blending technique of color tones is…

Let’s add a touch of retro this Christmas!!

Cakes, Candles, Cookies, Carols and one fun-filled festival is right around the corner- Christmas!! It’s December and the most awaited party season is about to begin. The party wears this season is right from the 80’s and bringing back all the retro vibes. It’s all about sequences, velvet, and frills. From going bold to sophisticated to being elegant, you have the best options for the upcoming Christmas party. Choose from Fabric: Velvet This vintage fabric is back with a bang and will give you some luxurious feel. Slip into a velvet suit or show your curves in a velvet maxi dress. Image Courtesy: Pinterest Shimmer Bling is the new Black cos special occasion calls for a bit of shine and luxe. These party turners are a must try and it completely adds a chic quotient to your look. Opt for shimmer shrugs for a minimalist look. Image Courtesy: Pinterest Metallic…

Faux Fur- The new wool of this winter!

The most elegant and luxurious fabric of this season is here!! Faux fur is the perfect fabric this winter as they are of light weight and is currently on trend and preferred so many celebrities. This animal friendly fabric looks as good as the real ones and will keep you cozy and stylish at the same time. From jackets to vests to stoles to accessories, the options are plenty and tempting. Team them up with solid colors for a more appealing look. Coats- Dramatic Coats: This one is definitely for the fashion experimental ones as it brings out the bold personality in you. Minimalist Coats: For those who are not so experimental can opt for this jacket as it has the right amount of fabric in it. Vests- These are the new bombers and will definitely make you stand out in the crowd. Stole- When you really don’t know how…

Winter skin care essentials- Tackle your dry skin issues the right way!

Brace yourselves, Winter is coming!! It’s almost time for that part of the year wherein you would want to stay cozy, sip on some hot chocolate and watch Netflix. Yes! I am talking about winter. I feel it as a magical season with lots of surprises and happiness. Amidst these magical feels comes one of the major woes, dry skin!! Dry and patchy skin could be a major problem during the winters and often find it difficult to handle them. Don’t you worry, cos there are some of the major winter skin care products which will help in sealing the moisture and keep you hydrated. Here are some Winter Skin Care Essentials- Oils: 1) Argan Oil: Rich in vitamins and anti oxidants. They help in hydrating and softening your hair, face and body. Lakme’s Argan oil lip colour and Radiance Oil-in-creme will keep your lips and face moisturised. The Body shop’s…

Metallics – The conversation starters!

Metallics- these statement pieces are now back with a bang!! Metallics which were once found only in the category “party wear” are now available in almost all the staples. These shiny pieces have now become a favorite among many celebrities. From clothing to accessories, they can be incorporated in many ways. So girls this season bring on the shine in you!! Topwear: When adding metallics to your top wear, make sure you go subtle on the bottom wear. Opt for pastel shades for a casual look. Mixing metallics with animal prints will bring out the wild side in you.  TOP      Dress         Jacket Image courtesy : Pinterest Bottom wear: Most of us face it difficult to pull off a look with metallic bottoms. With proper styling, it can be carried out effortlessly. From mini skirts to midi skirts to trousers, the options are umpteen. Mix…

Celebrity inspired shirt dress styling

Shirt Dress- Style them differently like these gorgeous Bollywood celebrities! Hello girls!! You all must have already read a lot about shirt dress styling and must be wondering what’s new in it. Well, we all know comfortable shirt dresses. It’s now time to style them differently like these gorgeous Bollywood celebrities and to get yourself a new makeover.  Shirt dress styling, the Shraddha Kapoor way: Shraddha Kapoor’s style quotient is always chic and has a huge impact on the audience. Recently, two of her shirt dress styling caught my eyes and you can easily create these looks. In the first look, you can see her pairing a shirt dress or an oversized shirt with the ripped denim skirt. The difference and trend are in the way it is worn. To get this look, the shirt dress needs to be slightly longer than the skirt. Complete the look with metallic accessories.…

How to dress up when in TOK-YOOO!!

When you think of street fashion, Tokyo surely has its place. From being dressed up like dolls(literally) to wearing famous anime character overalls to some real funky styling, there is umpteen number of such trends. While one part of the crowd(mostly the younger ones) stick to these street styles, the other part of the crowd mostly dresses according to the seasons. People in Tokyo, take care of every detail to ensure perfection and here are some of the looks. Spring: During spring, the main fashion staples are trench coats and denim jackets. You can pair it with jeans and T-shirt or with a dress. Layering is preferred as it can get cold during the nights and a striped black and white tee comes handy for such layering.  Summer: The look is kept simple, as it can get quite hot during summers. Pull out your basics like dresses, shorts, camisole overlay…

Trending Vacation Wears For This Season!

You all would have probably read a lot about “what to pack for your vacation”, “must haves for your vacation” and other such topics and wondering what this is about. Well, these days travel photography is a big thing and is more of a fashion cum travel photography. Its about making your outfits to be in sync or contrast with your destination surroundings. It also includes proper poses and props to name a few.  I have been observing many travel and fashion bloggers and have come up with few looks and trending wears you need for your next trip. Fedora Hat: Fedora hats not only protect you from the sun but also are a great travel accessory. They go with almost all outfits and help you in getting some good shots. White/Pastel clothing: White clothing for a trip? Yes you heard it right. You all must be thinking that taking…

How to use your quirky phone case as a prop!!

Well, we all want to post travel updates on social media but its really boring to do it in the same old way, right? Well, don’t you worry, coz you can use your phone cases as props and make your travel stories more interesting. Yes, you heard it right. These days the phone cases get a makeover and are not anymore the simple black and white ones. From famous anime characters to glitters, the options are endless. Here’s how you can use these quirky cases. Camouflage it with your regular pose: Include your phone case with your basic poses and turn them to a quirky one. Depending upon the shape and size, you can play around with various postures. Take inspiration from these images and make your next trip pictures unique and funky. Include it as a prop: When you buy new accessories, you definitely want to show it off…

ONE skirt FIVE looks: How to style pleated skirts

Fashion is something which everyone would want to follow these days. It involves picking the right outfit to choose the right accessories to pair them with. Sometimes this could be a difficult task and requires a certain amount of investment to be made. But did you know that you could reuse some of your outfits and create new looks? Well, one such outfit which can be restyled again is the “Pleated Skirt”. They are versatile and can be styled both formally as well as casually. Style it with a shirt: Pull out your formal shirt and pair it with a pleated skirt to make the “formal look” tag more interesting. It is different yet easy to carry. Keep the accessories minimal and add a rose gold-toned watch to complete the look. When you try this look at your workplace especially for your meetings, girl you are ready to conquer the world.…