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Vaishnavi Srinivasan

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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.…

Late runners!! Here’s your minimal wardrobe essentials

“Oh no!! It’s already 8 A.M and I have an important meeting to attend today!! God, I have nothing to wear!!”. Well, we all can relate to such scenarios, right? Don’t you worry, cos here are some of the minimal wardrobe essentials, with can be styled in multiple ways and is a saviour for all the late runners out there. 🙂 LBD: When you have a meeting and party to attend on the same day, the little black dress comes in handy. You can wear them during the day by pairing it with a stiletto for a formal look. For the evening look, let your hair loose, put on your red lipstick and you are good to go. White sneakers: This is such an essential as they go on with almost everything. It can range from jeans and a top to dresses to skirts and what not. Pair it with…

Discovering the essence of Japanese beauty

I have been living in Japan for quite some time and have been admiring the beauty of the Japanese women. They have flawless and radiant skin. Wondering what would be the secret to such even toned skin, I interacted and found out that they use very simple techniques. Japanese food culture is one of the best in the world, as it consists lots of proteins and fibre. They are very important in maintaining the skin quality and the essence of Japanese beauty. Among them, rice water and green tea play a very important role in maintaining skin quality. Rice water: The leftover water after rinsing the rice (preferably Japanese or Basmati rice) is not wasted by the Japanese and is preserved for beauty usage. The rice water can be cooled to ice cubes, which you can gently rub on a freshly washed face using a cloth. This gives you instant…