Monday, August 15, 2016

Boudoir Elegance

Fashion is becoming more newsworthy by the day?
Look at the pace & mind shifts. There has been testaments that conceptual trends or Fashion go a long way, but are they still understood?
Do trends pick up because some celebrity endorses it? Or because it’s seen on popular people/ popular social media accounts?

Some trends are just plain reminiscence. Some full of beans. Some Street style adoptions from runway.

But do trends evolve or just take turns to hit the top ? Who creates the trends? Or if the odds are in favor, how they become viral?

Personally, I would also confess, I go after comfiest style (outgrown trends already) and style that suit my taste. I like effortless cool and classic way, I must have mentioned that a zillion times in my blog posts. But this outfit post again validates my style.

Luxe- meets-lazy girl is my go to style.

This time, Taking boudoir elegance outside my bedroom, pyjama dressing is chic and all about drenching in luxury with new realms of daytime wear. From silk robes to shirts, I probably would get them for every weekend. 

How to Pull Off the Pajama Fashion Trend Without Looking Like You Stepped Out in Your PJs:

  •         Ensure proper ironing as it could make or break your outfit goals.
  •         Try and keep sneakers and slippers out of the look, heels definitely add more sexy appeal. Of course, in case you are feeling otherwise you may experiment.And adding a pair of heel, is my weapon of choice, yes. 
  •         Bold lips could go very well with nonchalance of pyjama outfits.
  •         Right accessorizing isn't merely an afterthought but to elevate the whole look. Keep it minimal.  
  •        Be it silk or cotton, a pajama top is a chic alternative to a traditional button-down shirt. The accented piping and more open neckline make the top a perfect pairing to boyfriend jeans and pencil skirts alike. think separates like floral, chiffon pants, crotchet skirt, bright striped skirt in this outfit.
  •       Try monogrammed versions, for more luxe touch (touché)

What I Wore :

Monochrome Pyjama shirt with piping details : Dorothy perkins at Jabong( Similar)

Striped midi skirt & accessories  : Forever 21
Blue Choker    : DIY from left over from a dress fabric.
Black Pumps : Vero Moda - Hardly showing though ( because took them off to walk on grass) 

   Photography by: Anubhav Sonker who is a dear friend & travel & photography enthusiast.
   You will see more of our work together soon,  Location : Hilton

Have you embraced the trend(go the the top) yet? 

Thursday, June 2, 2016

By Muse X John Players

We know that you love fashion and hence you ought to love denims. Now that I have stated the obvious, what could one look for in a perfect pair of Denim?

Wash? Think light to deepest of blues
Fabric ? Think light ones / easy on skin / Stretchable
Fit? Think flattering on your skin / Loose denims

So, If I tell you can kill three birds with one Brand? I hope all boys are listening especially my brother. Because I am going to break down your denim styling ways into simple steps and some clever but easy styling tips for boys.

This goes for all the readers who keep asking for Men fashion tips *win*

You can style denim in 101 ways. or may be more.

I am not kidding but John Players could be your one stop shop for all the denims in amazing washes, and slogan denims which are unique. Get them before your neighbor gets them!

You can get your denim for their three range :

  • Summer Soul, which is high on style and light on weight.
  • Rock and roll, with  distinctive laser washes, metallic accents and zipper details,
  • True Dark, deep and dark shades Indigo,
Funky tees in bright shades, all sort of prints, Solid color shirts,

Scroll down for fun looks from the brand's new collection which was perfect display of fun with versatility. I love androgyny hence I am going to pick a lot for by brother & my closet too. 

Look 1 is for someone who digs, Denim on Denim , How easily its styled with folded denims & new laser technology designed Denim buttoned,dual tone washed shirt.

Cuffs has Floral details 

Look 2 Love it when Guys experiment with their share of prints. So why not ?

Look 1 Playful with Red with slogan denims.

L To R : Aditya Thapar. Apurva, Srish, Mayank, Ishaan

A long post , because I'm really feeling strongly for the collection. Go check out their stores now and don't forget to get experimental or may be use my fashion genius ways to style.

Don't forget to follow their social media updates for fun quiz and updates with #playunscripted.
Also , how bloggers styled from the collection with umpteen outfit ideas for you.

John Players 



Tell me which look is your favorite ?
Must do a post soon on androgyny, because so much love .

Till Next

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Clean white love.

You know what could be the issue with Fashion or Life in the bigger perspective, may be caring too much about it ?

I said it again.

Everyday I come across people or friends who make a livelihood out of this Industry, more often than not I would wonder behind the spotlights, beautiful people, gorgeous closets, it could be a superficial place?

But at the same time your style speaks for what you are, and that's so comforting for us few.
Clothes bring us so much joy, playing with colors, muted outfits or our glamorous ways.

I mean most Fashion Bloggers would agree to this or people who make a living out of it. I mean our love-hate relationship with Fashion.

Just a food for thought, before my move the focus of this post on my outfit.

But also I have come to realize that I dress personally according to my body type & still appreciate the trends I cant wear from the sidelines ( borrowed lines) but its true.

Saying all the philosophical things (or not) White remains as pure or real love. You can stand simple but stand out, in a white outfit. Just don't forget to be playful!

Summer appropriate is just cherry on the cake, right?
Fashion without functionality is passe hence I am stepping into my rose gold sliders everyday. A bindi is as hip as retro lenon shades.

What I Wore :

White lacey Dress with print , & Lenon shades in purple tints: Street Find( Yes!)

Bag : YSL
Bangles    : Shop Chic Saga ( Friend's label)
Studded neck piece in emerald : Blur Store
Rosegold slider : ALDO SHOES

Photography by: Vaibhav Sachdeva 
Look forward to work more with as he is getting better with every shoot. He has shot with some azaing bloggers from the circuit as well. 
Thank you Vaibhav. 
Location : JNS, AIFW AW 16
Styling : ByMuse

Shuffling between two cities, working(for a lack of better word) up on new job, a lot of compulsive shopping sums ups my summer so far.

I am heading to Rishikesh coming weekend for rafting and some chugging, really looking for some respite.
Before I pack my bags and leave for a big trip.

I want to shoot more often than I do, so much inspirations but till then will try and make more from less time.

Summer means Candy time!

Until Next

Monday, March 21, 2016

Amazon India Fashion Week - Day 2

'The Silver Theory'

The creative process can't be forced, which is why we bloggers dress up as per the mood's whimsies and let loose our creative streaks. The dress up part is a part of the creative process, if it makes sense to you.

Inspiration strikes at all times in all places and the most expected place is as I say the hipper mecca, Fashion week where we birdies breathe fashion for a week. Of course, you don’t always have the chance for that kind of ping-pong back and forth. 

Modern India, as the theme goes for this Fashion week at Amazon India by FDCI,it is definitely coming of age, where we accept & wear our culture & ethnicity with elan, with our all modern twists but sticking with the roots.
The worthy designers took the eclectic textile heritage of India forward through intelligent silhouettes, keeping with the needs of us modern women.

We saw two firsts this time, the accessory show & only menswear show, showed with ingenuity, loved every bit of it, as we strutted show to show with evoked passion for fashion & its intricacies. 

A huge shout out to the teams that well put together these stories we can absorb, these concepts & beauty in the details of the garments, the music, the special effects, the props and all the shiny sweat that goes behind pulling this off. Most of the shows I could attend were intense & memorable.
Favorite being Anavila, Pero, Pankaj & Nidhi & Sanchita.

As far as personal style goes, I never cease to lay emphasis on comfort & Mood/instincts. This summer I am feeling a lot of white & silver mixing together to create fusion renditions, with a modern twist.

On the Runway, Niki Mahajan’s all white & red ethnic collection stole my heart. Trend alert says, we are going to see a lot of white this season, more than ever.

A white sequined shirt, Holographic clutch (looks silver here), rolled up denims, popping beaded headband, silver reflectors again & high tops sums up my Indian modern outfit.
Bummer that I have my media tag on, but not with any intentions. And my Silver theory says mix it up with everything as I am taking it to my board room meetings as well with white linen crisp shirts, Funk it up with silver.

What I Wore :

White sequinned shirt , Holographic clutch & neon headband : 
Forever 21 
Ripped Denims : Vero Moda
Silver hand bangle & neck piece  : Mom's closet
High tops : Aldo

Photography by: Tarun Chawla Photography
He is such a pro! Thank you Tarun.
Location : JNS, AIFW AW 16
Styling : ByMuse

As soon as I get some more time, I will hit off my snooze button & write some more interesting show interpretations & trend approximations. 

I have been told today, I am wearing a lot of colors already so early Holi Greetings to all the readers.

Love, colors & peace.

Until Next

Monday, January 4, 2016

'Out of the Woods'

Let's tie all loose ends, or may be not, as we usher into the new year!

Close your eyes & what do you see?
Often my mother would ask me as a child, and it would be a perfect alibi from reality. From dust or sheen,
from mess or clean.

Reunited with that perfect alibi, when my photographer asked me to shut the eyes & embrace the morning & we created storyboard 'Out of the woods'

I felt calm & rebellious at the the same time, when happy feelings coincide, you know!
I have ranted enough on the blog, how I m not a morning person, but this morning has compelled me to become one. Welcoming , more Morning experiments. This is just one blog-post, probably one of the only early morning shoots, I have attempted and believe me it worked like a mind-spa.
Oh my bucket list has already begun!!

Coming to the Outfit, I thought of applying Pareto principle or whats called a 80-20 Rule, in real life.
To explain , its a rule of Vital few, which means pretty basic closet pieces like a Black sheer shirt, a long neck piece and a pastel pleated long slit skirt. Softer hues are so perfect for mornings.
A good outfit for a day albeit , you considered to take a walk in the woods before you hit your work space. Just losing yourself in a labyrinth of little streets.

Actually I had packed light for my work trip, so this was making the most of the limited closet I had. But it was refreshing to create something so impromptu. That's what real Fashion challenges are. And Yes, I totally wore this to work with minute changes. *slow claps*

Now , its your turn, to take a walk in the woods, mmm come with me ?

What I Wore (OOTD):

Black sheer shirt : By Spring Break (Online store)
Pastel soft peach shade pleated skirt & neck piece by : Forever 21
Photography by: Babul Bhatt Photography
Special Mention to this guy for being so versatile & I wish our paths cross more often & may be cities in this case. For any Fashion/ Creative shoots, his vision is perfect as a photographer & creative direction. 

Location : Bombay
Styling : ByMuse

May the Lights guide you home, wishing everyone behind the desk a very warm and happy new year ahead. More stories coming up, wishes up my aisle.

Lots of Love

Till Next

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Lets Play 'My Skin, My City'- II

We are city dwellers, the dreamers and more often the doers.

Our schedules run faster than clocks and often we are not just flesh & blood.

Yes, I am a city woman. My skin takes a toll most of the times & clear smooth skin is only a luxury for me. My city is the capital of India, probably the most polluted city of India. Before I even begin to discuss the odd or even of it, you know pollution is not just Delhi’s concern but mostly all metros or cities have same issues. We have seen drab advertisements that show how one gets bogged down by pollution & adverse effects on skin, but that is mostly true. During summer, sun is so harsh that skin almost goes through the dreary. Winters are mostly harsh too. No I am not getting my rants on, but just stating the obvious concerns of skin.

When it comes to taking care of my skin, I like to keep things quick, effortless and less than 5 minutes. So, when I played this fun game, I was intrigued to find out my skin score. My City score as well. This fun game will only tell you your skin based needs by answering these simple questions. It will bring to you notice what your skin asking for. Consider this, as an expert answering your questions or queries away. Check my City's score

Best part, it takes exactly two minutes. If you are giving it a miss, at your own risk because the app could be used the entire week. Share with your friends and know their score too. Girlfriends need some talking point & aint skincare & make up talks the best? Long calls & discussing skin regime are like what strawberry Jam is to bread. My Love for strawberry is not so discreet. And clear skin too may be.  Well who doesn’t? 

‘My Skin, My City’ is just app for us to find out the current skin quench.

Follow them here :

BoroPlus Social Profiles

All we need is Fine wine, fuzzy socks & smooth skin, not in any particular order of course.

Have you read my last post on skincare yet?

Beauty is skin deep but having a smooth skin just doesn’t hurt either.

Today Morning, I was humming, Last Christmas I gave you my heart. It is still running in my head. Let’s plunge into holidays & seasonal greetings, you guys.

Till next 


Monday, December 21, 2015

Let's Play- 'My Skin My City'

I dread winter season usually, not only because I sleep under piles of blankets, one just doesn’t make a cut for me, I layer at least three piece of clothing at a time. I might be dreaming of summers already.

Skin wise, acne would just show up anytime, skin needs so much moisturizer, round the clock, perennial winter skin concerns and you can’t find time for that sheet mask. How I wish to, though!

The upside has to be my European style room heater that is the new investment, I have all possible layering pieces in my wardrobe, practically winter ready closet.
Also our skin needs beauty foods and a glass of wine, may be.

And did someone sing-Jingle bells? One like me would also find relief in mysterious mix of patchouli and musk’s.

Too much love-hate relationship, you see. Well shades of Grey, describes winters best.

We have too many questions, about our skin issues in winters especially. I came across this fun app by EMAMI BoroPlus which lets you almost play it like a game  and will tell you a skin score on a scale of 10 by answering ten simple basic skin questions.  Not just that, it gives you a basic solution also as per the skin status. What a win!

You can also know your city score as well, and compare it with your score. Fun for all, right? Just go ahead and play through this app  Boroplus healthy skin

Tell me your score in the comments below, share it with your friends through social media. Girls just want have some fun!

Come join the party!

I am sure there are much more activities lined up by them.

Follow them here :

BoroPlus Social Profiles

On other note, I am headed to Bombay for a week. Whee New Year & the resolutions. I am also going to make a video on my reflections and my 2016 resolutions so that I can share it with you and keep it for my reference sake ,look out on my Instagram account for that where I share my daily madness.
I have placed my order for Rum cake & a bottle of Wine, for stay in Christmas & doing some drunk calls to my girls may be. Because its getting weenie colder?

To many more travels, shopping and Bliss awaits 2016, Big hugs to everyone!

Till Next.