’em BOOTS #ootd & cheerio 2014!

Hello!

I thought I’d do an #ootd post as my last blog entry for 2014. We delhiites have been experiencing the coldest winter in 11 years and no one is complaining because it has been so lovely and blissful. As the temperature dropped rapidly in the city of Delhi, I realised that I didn’t own a decent pair of black boots. So I began my search for the most perfect-simple-comfortable-flat-black boots. I wanted a pair which would go with everything, were super comfortable to walk in and kept my toes all toasty. P.S – my sister got all all benevolent and cute on me and offered to pay for my boots, so I had to get the best of the bests. I mean when they come for free, they have to be freaking fabulous. hehe 😀

Skinny black jeans - Vero Moda  Black top - Zara Black over coat - Marks & Spencer Green cowl - Hand knitted by my mother
Skinny black jeans – Vero Moda
Black top – Zara
Black over coat – Marks & Spencer
Green cowl – Hand knitted by my mother

I found the most sexy pair in Zara and they weren’t even too expensive. Zara pricing sometimes can turn out to be like a christmas present. Like secret santa secretly priced the thing you wanted the most within your budget. I love how my boots have two textures, plain in the front and all glossy/ patent from the back. The cherry on the cake is the gold chain detailing. I completely love them and I’m sure I am going to be getting a lot of wear out of them this winter. I kept the rest of the outfit pretty simple, I wore an all black ensemble with a pop of green and carried my brand new black and gold sling purse. ( I totally bought the purse coz I wanted something to go with my boots- guilty ;P

Black and gold sling purse - The trunk label Black and grey half mittens- Sarojani Nagar Black boots - Zara Gold watch DKNY
Black and gold sling purse – The trunk label
Black and grey half mittens- Sarojani Nagar
Black boots – Zara
Gold watch DKNY
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Brown and gold sunnies- Aldo Accessories

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Now talking about the year that has been 2014- I cannot be more glad that it comes to an end today. This year hasn’t exactly been a cake walk for me. Let’s just say it didn’t pan out the way I thought it would. The person I was when this year began, is if not entirely then mostly different from the person that I have become as the year comes to an end. On that note, though it has been a somewhat difficult year, it has been the learning curve of my life. I feel like this year I was under construction, mentally and physically.

As i’m really into making lists these days, so I thought I will round up a quick list of all the things that 2014 taught me :-

1. FAMILY WILL LOVE YOU AND COMFORT YOU EVEN IF YOU MAKE BAD DECISIONS. ( NOT LIKE I DIDN’T KNOW THIS EARLIER, BUT THIS YEAR REITERATED THIS FACT FOR ME) 

2. IT’S IMPERATIVE FOR A HEALTHY LIFE TO STAY BUSY. 

 

3.  DELETE THE DRAMA FROM YOUR LIFE. IT’S NOT COOL.

4.  A REAL RELATIONSHIP IS SUPPOSED TO BRING POSITIVITY, LOVE, COMFORT AND HAPPINESS TO YOUR LIFE AND NOT THE OTHER WAY AROUND.

 

5.  IF YOU HAVE TO DO SOMETHING, SAYING THAT YOU WANNA DO IT IS NOT GONNA MAKE IT HAPPEN. BUCK UP, MOVE YOUR ASS AND DO IT. 

 

6.  IT’S NOT A CRIME TO BE CONFUSED ABOUT SOMETHING- A LOVE INTEREST, YOUR CAREER, YOUR CHOICES ETC. IT’S OKAY, THESE THINGS TAKE TIME TO WORK. IT’S NOT MAGIC PEOPLE. STOP PATRONISING YOURSELF FOR IT. RELAX !

 

7.  FITNESS IS CRUCIAL. BEING A CERTAIN SIZE IS NOT WHAT I’M TALKING ABOUT HERE. I LEARNED THAT FITNESS MEANS FEELING GOOD ABOUT YOURSELF PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY AND ALSO IT’S A LIFESTYLE ALTERATION AND NOT A 1-2 MONTH STINT.

8. IF YOU ARE NOT GOOD AT SOMETHING, CHOOSING THAT AS YOUR CAREER MIGHT BE THE SHITTIEST MOVE YOU WILL MAKE IN YOUR LIFE. DO WHAT YOU ARE GOOD AT AND WHAT YOU ENJOY DOING. SUCCESS WILL FOLLOW. 

 

9. HAVING FEWER FRIENDS IS ALWAYS BETTER THAN HAVING WRONGDOER FRIENDS. YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN. 

So seeing that I have acquired all this wisdom this year, I guess it wasn’t such a shitty year. I have come out a lot stronger, wiser, healthier and happier. So all in all cheerio 2014 and welcome 2015, you better be good to me.

WISHING ALL MY READERS A VERY VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR IN ADVANCE, I HOPE 2015 BRINGS ALL OF YOU LOTS OF HAPPINESS 😀


SHOP THE LOOK

Skinny black jeans – Vero Moda( location details) 

 http://www.veromodaindia.com/store-locator/ 

Black top – Zara 

http://www.zara.com/in/en/woman/t-shirts/embroidered-t-shirt-c269189p2208008.html

Black over coat – Marks & Spencer

http://www.marksandspencer.com/l/women/coats-and-jackets

Green cowl – Hand knitted by my mother ( found something similar for you guys online)

https://www.etsy.com/in-en/listing/204008373/chunky-knitted-scarf-neckwarmer-wrap-in?ref=market

Black and gold sling purse – The Trunk Label

http://www.thetrunklabel.com/bags/the-kara-sling/product.html

Black and grey half mittens – ( Sarojani Nagar location details)

http://www.sarojininagarmarket.in/photo%2Dgallery%2Ehtm

Black boots – Zara

http://www.zara.com/in/en/shoes—bags/trf/shoes/mock-croc-boot-c665019p2129100.html

Gold wrist watch ( Didn’t find the exact same watch online, it’s from an old collection of DKNY. Found something similar for you guys.)

http://www.dkny.com/accessories/shop-by-category/watches/bryant-park-gold-tone-wide-bangle-watch/NY2231.html?dwvar_NY2231_color=000#start=7

3. Brown and gold sunnies- Aldo Accessories ( location details)

http://www.majorbrands.co.in/store-locator/

Thanks for reading 🙂

Cheers!

Baby, it’s cold outside.

Hello,

I was born in the month of march which makes me a spring child, but that doesn’t make it my favourite season of the year. My favourite season is hands down – ‘WINTERS’

Along with sharing with you guys what i’m wearing this winter season I thought I’ll add a random little list of things I LOVE LOVE LOVE about winters. So here it goes :- /

STEAMY HOT COCOA

WARM- FUZZY QUILTS

BUM-FREEZING-CHILLY BREEZE

PLENTY CUPS OF COFFEE & TEA

LONG WALKS & WOLLEN SOCKS

FOGGY MORNINGS

CARS WITH BLINKERS

DOGGIES WITH JUMPERS GETTING A BIT PLUMPER

HANDS WITH MITTENS

OVERCOATS & OVERALLS

BONFIRES & CHURCH CHOIRS

WINE UHH SO DIVINE

WARM CAKE AFTER SOME YUMMY STEAK

CUDDLES & HUGS

BOOTS & SUITS

DAYS WITHOUT SUN & MAYBE A LITTLE RUM

CINNAMON STICKS & BAKING MIX

COLD NIGHTS & FAIRY LIGHTS

MUSIC IN THE AIR, A LOVELY CHRISTMAS FAIR

OIL HEATERS & ME BEING AN OVER EATER

WHEN THE MORNINGS ARE HAZY AND I’M OH SO LAZY


What I wore when it was cray cold outside; ( I should have worn boots, my feet froze, dumb move! )

Grey over coat - tailor made Skinny blue jeans - Marks & Spencer
Boyfriend style grey over coat – tailor made
Skinny blue jeans ( I made them look like wanna be Chinos) – Marks & Spencer
Ballet flats - Charles & Keith Black wollen cowl - Alcott Owl half mittens - Claire's Purple flash lens aviators- Sarojani Nagar Silver bracelet watch - CK Black & silver studded messenger bag - Zara
Ballet flats – Charles & Keith
Black wollen cowl – Alcott
Owl half mittens – Claire’s
Purple flash lens aviators- Sarojani Nagar
Silver bracelet watch – CK
Black & silver studded messenger bag – Zara

SHOP THE LOOK

I try and list down all the items which I’m able to find online, if I’m unable to find them, then I try to either provide you guys with the location details from I purchased the item or a link to something similar. 🙂

Boyfriend style grey over coat ( I got mine made from a local tailor but found something similar online for you guys) 

https://www.etsy.com/in-en/listing/152495036/gray-wool-coat-boyfriends-woollen-jacet?ref=related-2

Skinny blue jeans ( my wanna be Chinos ) – Marks & Spencer

http://www.marksandspencer.com/roma-rise-stretch-jeggings/p/p60061245

Ballet flats – Charles & Keith ( Couldn’t find the exact same ones, coz I bought my pair 2 years back ) 

http://www.charleskeith.com/INTLStore/CK/IND/Shoes/Flats/Basic-Ribbon-Ballerinas/Nude/CK1-70580078/Product

Black wollen cowl  ( Couldn’t find the same one, found something really similar though ) 

https://www.etsy.com/in-en/listing/169754572/pick-your-color-custom-knitted-cowl-neck?ref=market

Owl half mittens ( Couldn’t find the same one, found something really similar )

https://www.etsy.com/listing/100172230/crochet-owl-fingerless-gloves-wrist

Purple flash lens aviators- Sarojani Nagar ( location details)

http://www.sarojininagarmarket.in/photo%2Dgallery%2Ehtm

Silver bracelet watch – CK, Ethos

http://www.ethoswatches.com/product/k1l23120.html

Black and silver studded messenger bag

http://www.zara.com/in/en/woman/handbags/trf/studded-messenger-bag-c269206p1983983.html

Thanks for reading 🙂

Cheers!

Bling a ring !

Hello!

Like any other girl I drool a little at the sight of anything sparkly and pretty. We can’t help it people, it’s in our DNA. Just like Marilyn Munroe sang in the 1953 film ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blonde’s’ that DIAMONDS ARE A GIRL’S BEST FRIEND, well she pretty much summed it up fella’s. So till the time I can’t afford diamonds I please myself with my fetish for artificial or silver jewellery. My favourite kind of jewellery is antique silver jewellery. I go weak in my knees the moment I see antique rajasthani silver jewellery. Though I also really enjoy wearing trinkets/ fashion/ costume jewellery, but they don’t compare to the love I have for silver jewellery.

Here are some of my current jewellery fav’s. I have been adding these pieces to my outfits a lot lately and I abso-freaking-lutely love ’em !

1. Clear beads necklace- Hanuman Mandir, C.P 2. Black triangle necklace- Reliance Trends 3. Chunky black crystal ring- Aldo Accessories 4. Antique silver earrings - Johri Bazaar, Jaipur 5. Multi chain gold necklace- H n' M
1. Clear beads necklace- Hanuman Mandir, C.P
2. Black triangle necklace- Reliance Trends
3. Chunky black crystal ring- Aldo Accessories
4. Antique silver earrings – Johri Bazaar, Jaipur
5. Multi chain gold necklace- H & M, Singapore
A close up of my antique silver jhumka earrings. I love them!
A close up of my antique silver jhumka earrings.
I love them!

SHOP THE ITEMS

1. Clear beads necklace- Hanuman Mandir, C.P (location details) 

https://plus.google.com/109624371737967638482/about?gl=in&hl=en

2. Black triangle necklace- Reliance Trends ( They don’t sell online, here are the location details of the store I bought from) 

http://yellowpages.sulekha.com/gurgaon/reliance-trends-dlf-city-phase-3-gurgaon_contact-address

3. Chunky black crystal ring- Aldo Accessories ( location details)

http://www.majorbrands.co.in/store-locator/

4. Antique silver earrings – Johri Bazaar, Jaipur

http://www.jaipurtravel.com/what_buy.htm

5. Multi chain gold necklace- H & M, Singapore

http://www.hm.com/sg/

Thanks for reading 🙂

Cheers!

Winter Woes

Hello!

My skin has been going bonkers this winter. My skin type is basically normal to oily, but ever since this winter has kicked in, I find myself reaching for all things creamy and hydrating through out the day, as if my skin feels thirsty after a few hours and I need to replenish the moisture level of my skin. I think i’m sounding crazy but I really feel that my skin might be going through some sort of a hormonal catastrophe I guess. hehehe!
Basically what I’m trying to get at is that I have had to switch out a few products in my skin care to deal with this dryness situation. Though these days I’m cribbing about how my skin feels dry all the time, I still don’t like products that leave a film of grease or oil on the skin. I like my body oils, creams, moisturisers etc. to be extremely hydrating but not too greasy and slippery. I like quick absorbing formulas way more than those that have a dense formulation.
1. My mom and my sister who unlike me have always had really dry skin switch to a body oil in winters from their regular moisturising lotion and I have never felt the need to do that. My mom recently bought the NUETROGENA BODY OIL- LIGHT SESAME FORMULA. As my regular moisturiser was just not able to help with the dryness I tried to give this a whirl, and guess what- I freaking loved it. It has the most pleasant scent of flowers. What I like about it the most is that it’s a lovely light formula, it gets absorbed into the the skin in a jiffy and it leaves your body smelling of flowers. Now who doesn’t like flowers?? So all in all a great product.
2. The skin on my face is particularly moody and it has a mind of its own. I don’t put a lot on my skin because my skin is hyper sensitive and the moment I switch out my products my skin’s peace goes for a toss. I have been applying the CETAPHIL MOISTURISING CREAM. I even use this on my clients when I do their make up. It’s super mild, fragrance- free, non comedogenic( in simpler language- it doesn’t clog the pores) and is highly moisturising. When my skin goes ‘cray’ this is the first thing I reach out for. If you too suffer from sensitive skin and can’t afford a really expensive/ high end face cream trust me and give this baby a shot. You will thank me!
3. Once I put on my make up for the day I obviously can’t keep putting moisturiser on top of it. So to re hydrate my skin during the day I spritz on some PURE VETIVER WATER BY KAMA AYURVEDA. It lightly hydrates the skin but again doesn’t make the skin appear shiny or greasy. It calms the skin and has the most relaxing scent in the world. I don’t know how to describe it but all I can say is that it sort of smells like a very expensive spa. It contains certain notes of rose and sandalwood, jeez I love it. It’s climbing the charts in my favourites list.
4. For my lips I have been enjoying the KOKUM BUTTER & HONEY LIP BALM BY FOREST ESSENTIALS. It immediately takes care of my dry lips and is not very pasty in texture, which I love. 🙂 It’s good stuff!
5. For my feet I have been using the MOISTURE THERAPY HEEL CREAM BY VASELINE. It pretty much does what a good foot cream should do. I don’t like applying foot creams during the day for the same reason, I don’t like feeling greasy and sticky. I slather lots of it on before going to bed and as I take my beauty sleep it works its magic on my feet. Makes them soft and crack-free.
6. Last but not the least, for my hands I have been using an oldie but a goodie, the JOHNSON’S BABY LOTION BY JOHNSON & JOHNSON. I like its watery consistency. It makes my hands all soft and supple and quickly absorbs into the skin and of course who doesn’t like the classic baby scent of Johnson’s baby products.
This is how I have been dealing with my skin’s winter woes. Hope it will help you in some way deal with yours.
1. Nuetrogena, body oil- light sesame formula 2. Cetaphil, moisturising cream 3. Kama Ayurveda, pure vetiver water 4. Forest Essentials, kokum butter & honey lip balm 5. Vaseline, moisture therapy heel cream 6. Johnson & Johnson, baby lotion
1. Nuetrogena, body oil- light sesame formula
2. Cetaphil, moisturising cream
3. Kama Ayurveda, pure vetiver water
4. Forest Essentials, kokum butter & honey lip balm
5. Vaseline, moisture therapy heel cream
6. Johnson & Johnson, baby lotion

SHOP THE ITEMS
1. Nuetrogena, body oil- light sesame formula 
2. Cetaphil, moisturising cream
3. Kama Ayurveda, pure vetiver water
4. Forest Essentials, kokum butter & honey lip balm
5. Vaseline, moisture therapy heel cream
6. Johnson & Johnson, baby lotion 
Thanks for reading 🙂
Cheers!

Printed Palazzo pants <3

Hello,

This year I discovered my love for easy- breezy, super comfy cotton Palazzo pants. Why haven’t I been wearing them all these past years? I love how they fit -PERIOD. Palazzo pants cannot go wrong on anyone. They make your waist appear slimmer, hug you butt in the most perfect manner and then flare out to give your legs a lot of room to breathe. I have been pairing them with almost everything in my closet- be it a long shirt/ a tank top/ a long kurta / short kurta…

I paired my cotton printed palazzos with a simple sleeveless black kurti and to add some structure to the outfit I threw on a sleeveless cotton waist coat o top. I had to do a lot of running around on the day I wore this outfit, and what can be better than a pair of stunning leather Kohlapuri’s to make your feet look good and feel comfortable.

As for my accessories I wore my favourite antique silver necklace which I had picked up last year from Jaipur.. I love this piece of jewellery, it is so stunning! along with that I wore my gold coin ring and carried my Zara messenger bag. My newest obsession is to pair all things silver and gold together. I love how that looks.

Here are a few pictures of my #ootd

Printed Palazzos – Fabindia Sleeveless, Black Kurti – Sarojani Nagar,  Black cotton waistcoat – Anokhi, Wayfarers – Ray-Ban 
Black leather kohlapuri's - Balujas, Mega mall Gurgaon. Silver necklace - Johri Bazaar, Jaipur Gold coin ring & bangles- Street shopping at Khan Market Black messenger bag - Zara Gold wrist watch - DKNY  Nail paint - Orange, Colorbar
Black leather kohlapuri’s – Balujas, Mega mall Gurgaon.
Antique Silver necklace – Johri Bazaar, Jaipur
Gold coin ring & bangles- Street shopping at Khan Market
Black messenger bag – Zara
Gold wrist watch – DKNY
Nail paint – Orange, Colorbar

 

SHOP THE LOOK

Printed palazzos ( couldn’t find the exact same ones as mine, but found something similar)

http://www.fabindia.com/intl/cotton-mull-kalamkari-tie-up-tassel-flared-palazzo-black-indigo.html

Sleeveless black kurti ( Sarojani Nagar location details)

http://www.sarojininagarmarket.in/photo%2Dgallery%2Ehtm

Ray-Ban wayfarers 

http://www.flipkart.com/ray-ban-wayfarer-sunglasses/p/itmdthng4hv8jahz?pid=SGLDQZ9MAKHGHNNU&srno=b_40&ref=aab7c8d8-3708-4541-8a5e-1c799fa284a0

Black cotton waistcoat (Anokhi doesn’t sell online, but here is a link to their official site to know where all their stores are located)

http://www.anokhi.com

Black leather kohlapuri’s ( Balujas doesn’t sell online, but here is a link to their official site to know where all their stores are located)

http://www.balujas.net

Antique silver necklace (Johri Bazaar, Jaipur location details)

http://www.jaipurtravel.com/what_buy.htm

Black messenger bag 

 http://www.zara.com/in/en/woman/handbags/trf/studded-messenger-bag-c269206p1983983.html

Gold coin ring & black bangles ( Khan Market location details)

http://www.delhitourism.gov.in/delhitourism/shopping/khan_market.jsp

Gold wrist watch ( Didn’t find the exact same watch online, it’s from an old collection of DKNY. Found something similar for you guys.)

http://www.dkny.com/accessories/shop-by-category/watches/bryant-park-gold-tone-wide-bangle-watch/NY2231.html?dwvar_NY2231_color=000#start=7

Orange blast nail paint

http://www.colorbarcosmetics.com/productDetails.asp?id=27&skuid=214

Thanks of reading 🙂

Cheers!

Happy hair care routine :)

Hello!

Me and my locks are the happiest during the cold months of the year. I could describe my hair as fine/ straight/ mid-length/ a tad bit oily and sometimes moody. You may feel I don’t like my hair much given the description but that’s not the case. I’m pretty ok with my hair actually, though sometimes I like to crib about them like all other girls ( guilty :p ). When it comes to hair care, I tend to be a little careless compared to maybe my skin care routine. I like to keep my hair care routine pretty simple and easy. I have a super oily scalp because of which I end up washing my hair at least 3-4 times in a week during summer and about 2-3 times in a week during winter.

I follow a pattern when it comes to getting my hair cut/ trimmed. Come every season change, it’s time for a trim – also a good way to remember when it’s due. I don’t experiment with my hair much; I stick to a basic trim just to clean up the ends. My past experiences have taught me not to experiment much with my hair (it has always turned out to be a disaster. Maybe I will share few pictures with you all on a day I am feeling brave- haha)

Here is a picture of the hair care products I’m currently using and enjoying 🙂 

1. Tangle teaser hair brush- Denman 2. Wide tooth comb - Any beauty supply store 3. Anti breakage strengthening shampoo - Clairol Herbal essences 4. Strengthening serum - Garnier Fructis  5. Iron finish techni art - L'oreal 6. Intense smoothing mask - Matrix
1. Tangle teaser hair brush- Denman
2. Wide tooth comb – Any beauty supply store
3. Anti breakage strengthening shampoo – Clairol Herbal essences
4. Strengthening serum – Garnier Fructis
5. Iron finish techni art  leave-in conditioner – L’oreal
6. Intense smoothing mask – Matrix

FEW HAIR CARE TIPS I HAVE LEARNT IN ALL THESE YEARS… 

> Wash your hair as less as possible.

> Always de-tangle your hair before you step under the shower. Dry hair is a lot stronger than wet hair. Don’t comb your hair immediately after the shower; let them air dry first.

> Never skip the conditioner – hair feel thirsty too. Shampooing strips your hair and scalp of its moisture; conditioner helps retain the moisture level. If you have an extremely oily scalp -much like me – skip applying conditioner on the scalp. You can apply it just on the length of the hair.

> Use a pea-sized amount of serum on the ends of your hair to smoothen them out once your hair is towel dried. If you plan to use any hot tools on your hair, do it only after your hair is semi dry and make sure to use either a heat protector spray or some leave-in conditioner first. (I use the L’Oreal Iron finish leave-in conditioner – does wonders for me).

> Use a tangle teaser or a wide-mouthed comb before you use a regular comb or a paddle brush to de-tangle your hair. If your hair is really knotty like mine, I would recommend investing in a tangle teaser (trust me you will thank me for introducing you to this wonder hair brush). Always start combing your hair from the ends to the roots. This way you don’t end up tugging your hair which causes breakage.

> Last but not the least, eat healthy and drink plenty of water. This will help your hair look shiny and lovely. Let’s face it ladies – we abhor bad hair days.


SHOP THE ITEMS 

Tangle teaser – 

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Head-Jog-Tamer-Purple-Number/dp/B00GSQ3DEU/ref=sr_1_37?s=beauty&ie=UTF8&qid=1415875077&sr=1-37&keywords=tangle+teezer

Wide tooth comb – 

http://www.amazon.co.uk/PROFESSIONAL-WIDE-TEETH-COMB-STYLING/dp/B008C0ILQA/ref=sr_1_1?s=beauty&ie=UTF8&qid=1415875355&sr=1-1&keywords=wide+tooth+comb

Anti breakage strengthening shampoo, Clairol Herbal essences – 

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Clairol-Herbal-Essences-Breaks-Shampoo/dp/B008NVVKKM/ref=sr_1_4?s=beauty&ie=UTF8&qid=1415875473&sr=1-4&keywords=anti+breakage+herbal+essences

Strengthening serum, Garnier fructis – 

http://shopping.indiatimes.com/health-beauty/hair-serum/garnier-fructis-hair-strengthening-serum-long-strong/42015/p_B983796?utm_source=omg&utm_medium=Affiliate&utm_campaign=productname_date

Iron finish techni art leave-in conditioner, L’oreal – 

http://www.amazon.co.uk/LOreal-Tecni-Art-Liss-Control/dp/B003UTA828/ref=pd_sim_beauty_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=0P0EAWAEDF9ARXDJV8BK

Intense smoothing mask, Matrix – 

http://www.amazon.in/gp/offer-listing/B00K3TT8IS?tag=btdp-21&ascsubtag=btdp-54648ed870341dc4649a4fd4

Thanks for reading 🙂

Cheers!

Casual friday #OOTD

Hello!

Fridays are all about casual dressing and why shouldn’t they be, friday’s mean the weekend is officially here and it’s time to put on your most amazing and casual outfit to give a fabulous head start to your weekend. What can be more casual and laid back than a super comfy pair of Converse All Stars . My love for them has never reduced but somehow I ended up side tracking them for a few years. ( What was I thinking? right !) I recently bought a new pair and have been wearing them at every chance I get.

I adore the denim-on-denim trend so I threw on my deep blue denim jeggings along with a light blue denim shirt, I put on my converse and carried my newest obsession – the black and sliver studded messenger bag. ( it’s so sexy, I love it !!)

Here are a few pictures of my casual friday #ootd. 

Deep blue denim jeggings- Marks & Spencer Light blue denim shirt- Sarojani Nagar All Stars- Converse
Deep blue denim jeggings- Marks & Spencer
Light blue denim shirt- Sarojani Nagar
All Stars- Converse
Silver drop shaped earrings- Arts and Jewels, GK M Block Market Red tint sunglasses- Vero Moda Black and silver sling purse- Zara  Lippie - See Sheer lipstick, M.A.C
Silver drop shaped earrings- Arts and Jewels, GK M Block Market
Red tint sunglasses- Vero Moda
Black and silver studded messenger bag- Zara
Lippie – See Sheer lipstick, M.A.C

if any of you are interested in purchasing some items from this outfit, I have listed below the direct links I could find online for some of the items from this outfit. All the items cannot be listed down with the direct links because some are from local trunk shows/ flea markets in my city. I have tried adding the location details for the same . 🙂


SHOP THE LOOK

Black and silver studded messenger bag – http://www.zara.com/in/en/woman/handbags/trf/studded-messenger-bag-c269206p1983983.html

Converse All Stars – http://www.jabong.com/Converse-Ct-Lace-Color-Ox-Black-Sneakers-451038.html?pos=3

Deep blue denim stretch jeggings – http://www.marksandspencer.com/roma-rise-stretch-jeggings/p/p60061245

Silver drop earrings – Arts and Jewels, GK M Block Market (location details) – http://www.sodelhi.com/jewellery-stores/3693-arts-and-jewels-greater-kailash-i-new-delhi

Light blue denim shirt – Sarojani Nagar (location details) – http://www.sarojininagarmarket.in/photo%2Dgallery%2Ehtm

See Sheer lipstick, M.A.C – http://www.maccosmetics.co.uk/product/shaded/1030/310/Lipstick/index.tmpl

Red tinted sunglasses- Vero moda ( location details) – http://www.veromodaindia.com/store-locator/

Thanks for reading 🙂

Cheers !

Bidding adieu to summer

Hello!

Summer is on its way out and I couldn’t be happier. The slight nip in the air these days followed by the teeny-tiny winter season that barely lasts two months becomes quite valuable after the scorching heat that resides in Delhi for more than half a year.

The nippy weather in Delhi makes the perfect setting for an evening-out. I decided to head out in a floral, pastel maxi dress to a flea to bid adieu to summer. I have recently discovered my love maxis, which you can pick in cotton or flowe-y fabrics to make it fit for day or night. Lending you height, maxis can be quite flattering yet comfortable. Saying my goodbye to the heat in a easy-breazy maxi, I can’t wait to embrace Fall Fashion!  Here’s looking forward to layering my outfits; pulling out my chunky knits; throwing on a warm fuzzy stole; bringing out my dark berry/wine lipsticks and wearing those knee high boots.


Floral maxi dress- Anokhi White net jacket- Vero Moda Silver bracelet watch - CK
Floral maxi dress- Anokhi
White net jacket- Vero Moda
Silver bracelet watch – CK
White flip flops -  Janpath Necklace- New U
White flip flops – Janpath
Necklace- New U
Green handbag - Accessorize Purple flash lens aviators - Sarojani Nagar  White and silver ring - Khan Market
Green handbag – Accessorize
Purple flash lens aviators – Sarojani Nagar
White and silver ring – Khan Market

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:Diwali – That time of the year

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If you are an Indian then you exactly know what I’m talking about. It’s that time of the year again people, when there is a slight nip in the air, the onset of autumn and the festivities are in full swing. For as long as I can remember, Diwali has been my favourite festival out of all the countless festivals Indians celebrate. According to Hindu mythology Diwali is celebrated because lord Rama and his brother lord Laxman along with goddess Sita (Rama’s wife) returned home after a 14 year exile and  after  winning a rather trecherous battle against the most evil demon ‘Raavan’. It is celebrated by lighting candles, diyas and fairy lights. The entire city lights up to celebrate the auspicious day.

For me Diwali time means lots of get togethers, dressing up, eating a gallon of sweets, drinking lots of wine 😉 , a whole lot of laughter and basically just spending time with family and friends and having a gala time.


 

Here are a few pictures of me all dressed up for a Diwali party;

Mustard Kurta- Fabindia Black tights - Forever 21 Dupatta/Stole - Amritsar, Punjab Bronze slippers- The Shoe Garage
Mustard Kurta- Fabindia
Black tights – Forever 21
Dupatta/Stole – Amritsar, Punjab
Bronze slippers- The Shoe Garage
Golden clutch - Shoe Tree Silver+Gold jhumka earrings- Johri Bazaar Jaipur
Golden clutch – Shoe Tree
Silver+Gold jhumka earrings- Johri Bazaar Jaipur
All things make-up Embark eyeshadow, M.A.C Green eye pencil, Revlon Colorstay  Colossal black mascara, Maybelline NY Black kohl, Lakme Eyeconic NC- 42 Studio Fix powder, M.A.C  Soft Rose lip balm, Nivea
All things make-up
Embark eyeshadow, M.A.C
Green eye pencil, Revlon Colorstay
Colossal black mascara, Maybelline NY
Black kohl, Lakme Eyeconic
NC- 42 Studio Fix powder, M.A.C
Soft Rose lip balm, Nivea

 

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It was a good day #1

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You can call it an epiphany or a revelation, but suddenly yesterday I realised that it’s such a treasured feeling to truly have a ‘good day’. Like when, from the moment you wake up to the minute you hit the sack, you felt nothing but just happy and good. Yesterday was one of those blessed days of my life. I was just in a happy mood all day long and somewhere mid-day it hit me, how rare it is to have a really really nice day. A day in which you didn’t have a care in the world. So I guess, what I’m trying to say here is that as you go through life you really start to appreciate the little things.

For Daughter’s Day, our mother gave us the best gift. She brought home a little female Lhasa-Apso pup. She is the cutest little thing in the whole wide world. We have named her coffee because she is all shades of brown. She has been with us for three weeks now, and everyone in the house adores her to bits. So basically yesterday morning also started, like all other mornings these days, with the sight of her adorable face. I played with her, and she chased me all around the house. Post which, I decided to pamper myself. So I put on a Neem mud pack and while it dried I gave my make up brushes a long over due and thorough clean.  In the afternoon I fixed myself a plate of food and while coffee had her afternoon nap, I watched a matinee movie on T.V. In the evening my sister came back home and we decided to step out for a walk. We bought some groceries and a bottle of wine. After returning home we made dinner. I cooked Red Thai Curry and my sister made rice to go along with it. As, Daniela Andrade played in the background, we sipped wine, chatted away and enjoyed a yummy meal. This is all I did on a lazy lovely Saturday. So all in all I can say, It was a very very good day.

Here are a few pictures from yesterday;

Miss Coffee and her oh so mischievous face.
Miss Coffee and her oh so mischievous face.
Neem - Tulsi Mud Pack from Fabindia.
Neem – Tulsi Mud Pack from Fabindia.
Prized possessions
Prized possessions
My idea of a post lunch dessert- Tea & cookies.
My idea of a post lunch dessert- Tea & cookies.
I call this - 'Dinner delish'
I call this – ‘Dinner delish’

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2vPHIqjFdpPVMa2PGwJuYg Mentioned above is the link to Daniela’s Youtube channel, please go and give her a listen if you like acoustic and whimsical music. She seriously has a gifted voice. I find her music to be very soothing and romantic. My favourite songs by her are ‘Dark Coffee’ and ‘Don’t care’ .

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