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Power play with Summation.

Slamming patriarchy right in the face.

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For every time we’ve been looked down upon for being a girl, treated as weak for who we are, shown pity for  our existence, we’ve only come above stronger. No matter how fancy and elegant the previous years in history may look, the condition of women has been a sad topic.

I feel lucky to be born in this era, being aware of my rights and capabilities and not forgetting that there is still tons that has to be done for women, around the world.  I’ve been a firm believer in girl power and that only women can help women. I hate to see when girls get jealous of each other and nothing like a ‘sister code’ exists.  I do not want this to look like a rant but I would request all girls to support each other in their endeavours and they will see what a better place the world could be.

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Fusion wear with Dimple.Amrin!

Fusion wear comes naturally to me.

Why you ask?

Well, growing up me and my brother could only buy two pairs of clothing a year and we always picked casual fun looking clothes and wore the same to every outing and party. I did feel out of place when I’d go to a wedding and all the other girls I knew  wore the most extravagant lehengas and shararas and I stood there like a fool in acid washed pants.

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70s vs 90s!

Time as a concept has always intrigued me. It is the most complex and yet the simplest. Have you ever felt that you do not belong to this time period? That you wish you were born in some other time? Now of course, there were a lot of hardships back then but therecan be a lot of reasons for this longing too. It can be fashion, art, politics, romance, anything.

I have no particular style statement really. If I am the edgy punk girl today I can be bohemian one the next and a boss lady the other. However, I constantly find myself torn between two eras the most. The 70s and the 90s. They are the most appealing to me and I couldn’t be happier for the fact that they are both also one of the most trending ones right now.

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Some rendezvous at the Vogue Wedding Show!

When I recently got an invite to the Vogue wedding Show, I was pumped. I would’ve jumped from my chair if I was not in a class full of students then. One place and all my favourite designers put together? Who would miss that! (I actually did miss it last year. Haha.)

Anyway I would definitely thank Divya, Reema and the whole Perfect Relations team for arranging everything for me. I have been in the industry for only about an year now and so a lot of things are still new to me and I get excited even for the smallest things. You can’t imagine my level of excitement here, especially when I was told that I will have a one on one session with most of the designers. WOW.

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How to: Quirky Bags!

Good bags are a luxury!

It took me about 20 years to realise how important bags could be. I always though clothes and shoes matter, but accessories and bags? Not so much. What an idiot! Good bags and accessories can take any look from rags to riches and I understand now.

In the last year I have invested more in bags than anything else. From just two bags that I would carry around everyday, I now have types of bags. Yes ‘types’! From totes, to clutches, to bagpacks and all other names I am not even aware of.

Quirky bags have been the talk of the town for quite sometime now. Don’t we all just love them? Bags shaped as so many things, from a ball to an icecream cone, from lips to a huge eye! Everything’s possible. Sometimes they also come in rad prints that will suddenly make you famous in the next party you attend.

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How To: Sympathise with Jumpsuits!

This might be the millionth time I am saying this but clothes have the power to make me feel how I want to feel. Now it may differ from people to people but there are a certain things in life that make us happier. For some it might be the weather, the sight of their partner, for me it definitely is clothes and shoes. (Oh and dogs too!).

As Sophie Kinsella rightly puts it, “I love to wear new clothes. If everyone  could just wear new clothes  everyday, I reckon depression wouldn’t exist anymore.”

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Upcycling with Doodlage- Editorial, part 02.

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How many times have you broken rules? Done things you shouldn’t have? Now, I am definitely not talking about crimes here. Don’t you drag me into jail with you! But things like, taking pictures in a ‘photography not allowed’ area or bunking a class or simple as eating sushi with your hands!

For the second part of my story with Doodlage, we broke a rule or two. I really wanted to shoot it at a brand new location. So we decided to go for the parking of a shady mall with shopping carts lying around (I had been there once, so I knew!) . I have always fancied the idea but never got to doing it. Even the idea of fooling around with the carts is so much fun, let alone actually using it.

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Upcycling with Doodlage- Editorial, part 01.

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Let’s begin today by understanding what upcycling means. No, it is not the same as recycling. Not until a few months ago, I thought they were synonymous too.

An example might help. So, if you recycle a bottle per say you would crush it and the plastic will be used for other purposes. (You can’t even do that at home!) However, upcycling the bottle would mean, maybe, painting the bottle and using it as a vase! Wasn’t this simple?

The question is, why am I giving all of this ‘gyaan’ here!Thats because we are upcycling with Doodlage today. If you haven’t heard of the brand yet, you’re definitely doing something wrong. It was about last year when Doodlage caught my attention for its stand-out patterns and comfortable designs. But little did I know that there is so much more to the brand than just designs and patterns!

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STEAL FROM YOUR MAN!

“I have nothing to wear!”

Story of our lives.

With a wardrobe stuffed with clothes, I still find it hard sometimes to find what to wear and I know most of you go through the same thing. It has always been the same. As kids, me and my brother only received two pairs of clothes a year and we were never happy. But now, even when my wardrobe door is almost jammed, I still throw a fit at times on how I have nothing appropriate. Haha. I think that’s how it will always be. Not to forget that we still manage to dress fabulous even after all of this drama.

But, as crazy as we can get, we are never tired of new clothes. So today I am going to talk about how to get some more. Steal from your man. Now that man can be your father, brother, friend, boyfriend, husband or even the men’s section of a store!

I have always been a fan of androgynous clothing. I love how comfortable and fun it can be! Since times immemorial, I have shopped from stores meant for men. The t-shirts are my favourite. We never get such rad prints on t-shirts meant for the ladies, ugh. I mean, can’t a girl enjoy some witty graphics or pictures on her chest? Sure, we can!

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How to : Fashion in rains!

It rained today.

I was talking to a Delhi boy a few days ago and he told me that he had, never in his life, voluntarily enjoyed the rains! What? Although, I can’t really blame him. The rain here brings much more problems with it, the traffic, the dirty puddles and extreme humidity amongst many others.

Being raised on a hill station, I have always loved the rains. Me and my bestfriend would never take our umbrellas to school. This was when we were teenagers and thought we may find the love of our life offering us an umbrella. Never happened but we enjoyed it all. The fog and chilly winds made it even more beautiful and sipping on some tea while you watch TV was the best thing ever.

As children though, our parents took great care during the rainy season because it would rain days and nights straight. We had raincoats that would stink and had a pouch space for our school bags to fit on. On top of the raincoat we had an umbrella too and gumboots were quite common. I remember sometimes the rains were so heavy that some kids would still school dripping wet and they were asked to strip so the sisters at school could iron their clothes. Too many stories to talk about.

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WHY!?

Disclaimer: This post is going to be deep.

So I get a lot of questions on why I do what I do and why I always have to do things a certain way. I am going to try answer these today.

So not until long, I was just another random person with no identity of my own. I was preparing for CAT right after graduation and honestly did not know what I wanted to do with my life. I used to come home and cry every day because I knew that CAT was definitely not my calling. Fashion was always an important part of my life but it always took a back seat.

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How to:Make work wear easy!

I didn’t go to office today. Why? I had to write a blog on easy-going work wear. See the irony? Haha. Okay, as the title already suggests we are going to talk about work wear today. I don’t do it much and the reason is that I myself do not have a lot formal clothing in my wardrobe. But I realized that it is time I do.

Most of us think that a simple jeans and shirt do fine for office. They do, but personally I feel that we should put a little more thought in what we wear to office. They say if we wear the right clothes to the right places, people take us seriously. And who wouldn’t want to be taken seriously at the work place. Power dressing speaks for itself. Clothing makes a huge difference and we all know that.

Now, you know I am a fan of versatile clothing and love it if I can wear my pieces to different places. I decided to pick up two pieces from Miss Chase clothing that are not only perfect for work but also the after work fun, if you may. Or else you can go home and eat popcorn in the same like I do. Also, if you haven’t heard about Miss Chase, what are you doing? I love the little yet strong collection they have for the ladies of all ages.  I will provide a link below so you can check too. For now, we’ll let their clothes speak.

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How to: Style a Saree, part 04.

Yeah I know this one took a lot of time. Why? I have been sick for the past three days straight. Maybe you care, maybe you don’t but we are here for something else! This fourth look is very close to my heart. To most of you, it will come out as funny, stupid and ‘oh-she-is-trying-too-hard’ kind. For me it is so ME. If you have followed my blog you know about my love for casual sporty looks.

So my fourth and last reason for having done this series is that sarees too can be an everyday casual thing. I know they’re hard and such a fuss but can be tried and honestly after having worn a saree this whole day for the shoot I was so comfortable in it by the end that it seemed like another piece of everyday clothing. My mother wears saree 365 days a year! No, I’m not kidding.

So before we dig in please do take a look at the three other ways I styled this saree in, here Part 01, Part 02 and  Part 03.

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How to: Style a Saree, part 03.

The third contemporary way I wore my saree.

Let me give you my third reason before we move ahead. The only couple of times I’ve ever worn a saree, I was always worried about the blouse. The blouse has to be breath taking, isn’t it? Being the size that I am, I could never even borrow from somebody else. Such a hassle!

Now? Now it doesn’t matter because now I know that a blouse doesn’t have to be a ‘typical’ saree blouse. It can anything from a crop top, a shirt, a tee-shirt to a blazer like I wore in the previous part of this series. If you haven’t checked the first two ways I styled this saree in, take a look here: Part 01 and Part 02.

So yes, today is to showing that you do not need a ‘normal’ blouse for a saree. So don’t get worked up for that impromptu function or ‘oh! The tailor ruined my blouse’ , try anything that you think may go with the saree. I chose a to wear a bardot top in my first part, a  blazer in the second and this time I am wearing a bell sleeved printed top.

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Surprise! Surprise!

I know, I know, today was supposed to be the third look with the saree day. Right? Yeah. But I thought of sharing a little last minute surprise with you guys. And of course, the saree looks will be out soon too!

So let me tell you what’s happening here. First, Rihanna is now the Creative Director for Puma. Do we need a reason for that? I guess not. Second, Myntra and Puma are holding a contest where in the best Rihanna inspired looks will get great surprises and the top two entries will get to go to the US to meet Rihanna in person! Don’t you sing I love the way you lie because this is not one. The best part is, YOU can participate to. I will give you all those details in the end.

Here I am sharing with you my own entry for the contest. The look had to be inspired by Rihanna. But instead of copying her style I decided to take here sense, her vision. She likes it bold, experimental and out-there.

So I went for an all white look with a white Puma tee, a Puma cap and a pait of white jeans. Now, I needed to represent India here. The ethnicity and culture here and I apologise if I haven’t done it in the best way but I decide to go for some Indian jewelry. Well actually, a lot of it. Lot a gold. My shoes also happen to be zari embroidered peeptoes. Beat that!

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How To: Style a Saree, part 02.

Today I am supposed to be telling you the second reason why I’m doing this series right? Thank fully I have it right here, on the palm of my hands. This is because I very strongly believe in it and it is a great change that I am anticipating will take the world over, sooner or later.

Minimal statement jewelry. Yes! Yes, you read that right. Somehow by default, when we hear the word statement jewelry we instantly imagine those huge, detailed, heavy and “not-everyday” pieces we see and wear only occasionally. However this is not true. Not true to my belief at least. For me statement jewelry has to be anything that is a conversation starter, people have to turn around for a second look and simply makes a statement everywhere it goes. And of course, such statement pieces can be minimal. Today I’ll show you what I’m talking about.

A few months ago during the Amazon India Fashion Week I came across a designer Vrindaa and her label Silvense. According to her, her designs manifest freedom and individuality, which is very much visible. I love how contemporary yet grounded the collection is. It is for the modern, fierce, independent woman we have today.

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How to: Style a saree, part 01.

How often do we wear sarees now? Sarees seem to lost their charm in the new modernised, busy and monotonous life of ours. The place of Sarees have been taken over the pre-stitched, pre-draped sarees, saree gowns and so many other forms or more often than not, a total abandonment.

I remember my mom once told me how she used to wear a saree from as early as she turned 16. I am not saying that we should wear sarees in our everyday life, but back in their original, 6 yard form? yes please! Of course this is a very personal opinion but I would prefer a “normal” saree over the pre made ones anyday.

Us girls in India, still wait for our school and college farewell parties to be able to drape this piece of fabric around us. I am quite happy about the same. However, with all the million options available on how to drape a saree, I was still looking for something I could do. Something that brought out my personality and I wouldn’t want to take the saree off the moment I got home.

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How T0: Wear Black for Summer!

What do you when your darn wifi goes down when you need it for things that others approve of? Well, I only call my operator and harass him with my “kya bhaiya, jaldi theek karo. Kaam atka hai!”

Anyways, glad we are finally doing this now!

Black is not a colour for summer they say. But is it true? Well, I don’t really believe that you should simply boycott  black during summers. I do realise that black traps much more heat than other colours. However, we can always work it out. Choosing lighter fabrics helps and so does the time. The evenings are not as hot and so black doesn’t seem like as bad an option.

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How to: RETRO!!

Have you ever wondered if you belong to this era? Or are you old school? Or just too ahead of this time?

Well, I am always confused for my belonging. Definitely not too much into the future but never sure if I like the flared pants and big sunglasses of the 70’s more, the Victorian era with ruffles and layers or the rad 90’s with chokers and mini skirts! I am always divided. More often than not, I wake up with the mood. The mood on how and what era-wise I want to dress myself up that particular day. The struggle is real my friend.

If you have been following the blog, you know what I am talking about. I cannot fit in a mould. I would hate to do that. Well, you know what mood I am in today? Something people refer to as “RETRO”! With pop colours, loud lipsticks, hair-styles like pin-up girls and everything over the top.

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Monochrome to Technicolour!

I am rarely a monochrome person. It is not that I dislike wearing a single colour or shades of it all over, I am just rarely in the mood. In fact, the one trend I like is to push in colours on an otherwise monochromatic look. I think this is one thing everybody likes to do. Jazzing up your all black outfit with some statement accessories or colors.

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Coachella Inspired :03

I wasted the whole day sleeping. What an achievement! I already feel guilty. Does it happen to you too? Anyway, not wasting any more minute, let’s do  this.

Third Coachella Look? Are we here already? You guys gave a great response to the first two and I am so psyched for this one. So, keeping this one short without a lot of blabbering, I’ll jump to the post straight. Oh, but in case you haven’t seen the previous Coachella Inspired looks, please click Coachella Inspired : 01 and Coachella Inspired :02.

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Coachella Inspired :02

Oh how we wish we were free as a bird! But how do we know if a bird is free. Is anyone really is? I have always loved taking my own decisions and doing my own thing. It is hard for me to do something someone else asks me to do when I don’t agree with it at all. I feel guilty and trapped.

For the first time in my life I have started working. It’s a simple college internship but on the very first day itself I knew, I knew I don’t want this for the rest of my life. It doesn’t make sense. Nothing does. The nine to five job where where you sit like machine controlled freaks and do overtime so you can earn some more money but not a single coin of content. A lunch break where I see no sign of hope. Corporate life may be a highly looked up to one but it is definitely not for me.

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Coachella Inspired : 01

Yes, I’ve been MIA here lately. And even though my exams were going on, I wouldn’t use it as an excuse to have disappeared like that because I always shoot in advance. The only reason I posted once a week, instead of twice is because I had such good stories in store that I didn’t wanna waste having written under exam pressure. I wanted to give my time and heart to it and so I thought I should rather wait. Although I do get this feeling, that none of you care about this. Haha. Anyway, I do and this is something I love doing so I just needed to get this out.

Moving on, last year sometime around Coachella I wrote about my three go-to looks that make me feel I’m there. The stories got a great reception and so I thought I’d do the same this year. I know I am late and Coachella is long gone, but I am one person who needs no excuse to dress Coachella-like and I hope it’s the same with you.

In case you do not know, Cochella is a music and arts festival that happens every single year around April and everyone dresses up their boho best. Not just the clothes, but the whole vibe, music and culture there is just perfect. I wish to actually be a part of it sometime but until then, we’ll just do with the clothes.😀

So, this week I’ going to post three looks that are completely bohemian and may give you cues on how to get that boho vibe going.

Look 01:

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The first look I styled has the most bohemian thing ever, FRINGES. I think this blue cape is one of my favourite things in my wardrobe.  I also  decided to double it all with another bohemian piece, this tie-up dress which looks like a peasant top. These kind of layered dresses are everywhere lately and I have no complaints. I love how the two colours play around with each other and create the perfect symphony.

And of course, how could I forget my boots when I’m taking of Coachella right? So I wore my brown studded boots to complete the look.

Now, Coachella is not just about clothes, but also about makeup and hair. Everything takes it’s turn. So, I went on with these messy dutch braids (Messy because I suck at it.) and some white dots above my eyebrows.  A fringe bag and round sunglasses, well they sure look dope.

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Here is how I finished my first Coachella inspired look ladies. Do let me know if you like it and stay tuned for the nest two looks coming within this week.

Wearing:

Fringe Cape: Sarojini Nagar

Dress: Sarojini Nagar

Boots: Tibetan Market

Bag: Surajkund Arts Mela, Delhi

Glasses: Sarojini Nagar

Loads of love and power to my girl Aparna Mohindra who clicked these amazingly beautiful pictures. I am all about girl power and I believe that if instead of being jealous with each other, if we could just support, the world would be a different place. Show her some love at Amemoir Photography, here and here.

Until the next look,

LOVE.

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From Work to Twerk!!

Do you feel the shortage of time? That you wish you had more time to do certain things but can’t because, “Oh there is no time!”. Well, I do feel that all the time. I wish I had more. With juggling between my hectic college and blog, I wish I had time to meet friends, read, paint and do other things I like. But you know what, I’ve been trying, and trying certainly works. I’ve realized that if I can take time out to do a certain things, I can do other things too. Only time management is required. Man, I need to learn that.

Having said that, do you wish that on somedays you could come home early from work, turn into the diva you are and party the heart out with your friends. My friends who work keep telling me sad stories on how they find it hard to go for a party after work because first, they get tired of coming home, changing and then going to party or dinner. Second, it wastes a lot of time to do so. If you come home from work at 8, you barely have the time to breathe, let alone change and go somewhere. Plus, in my case, if I see my bed! Yes, God forbid, if I see my bed, I cancel all plans because of the sleepy head that I am.

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My Ethnic Escapades!!

Has ethnic always been my favourite? I definitely do not think so.

I remember my mom forced me to wear a ‘churidar’ to my friend’s birthday party, yes birthday party. And how I hated her for that. With time she realized my hatred for Indian wear and stopped with the jazz. The main reason I never liked ethic was my body. I have been skinny all my life and how these Indian silhouettes looked on me, made me cringe. I would attend weddings in a pair of jeans and t-shirt. I, sure, wasn’t so confident after all.

This confidence took its own sweet time to develop and after ages of having been bullied for having a certain body type, I now take pride in it. Just like everyone should. I wouldn’t claim I have the best Indian wear in my wardrobe now, (still less than 5 pieces in all), but I love to try my hand at them. I would wear sarees to college if only I knew how to drape them well.

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The Jodi Lookbook 03!!

Hola,

Summer is here, soaring high.  In the capital it is so hard to breathe, let alone worry about what to wear. I find it so hard to wear clothes in this heat. Yes, I wish we were stone age humans and roaming around with no clothes on. Seriously though, I cannot imagine myself wearing skinny jeans or a bodycon dress in this heat. A simple cotton shirt dress, or a t-shirt and shorts does the trick for me.

But what do you do on days where you need to look a little dressed up? You obviously can’t wear bling bling in this heat. I definitely can’t. Classy day wear becomes a little difficult. This is when The Jodi Life came to my rescue. I have been in love with their collections for a long time now and there have been two Jodi Life lookbook here on blog already (Check them here and here) but I definitely wanted to show you this beautiful dress and how you can kill those summer days with a bang. Let’s see the three looks I created:

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MY SOUP!!

Hola,

Why that title you think, don’t you? Well, I like my soup with a lot of different things in it and just that like that today’s story is a mix of all different things I like. From bardot tops to flared pants, from choker necklaces to vintage sunglasses everything is my current favourite. What are your season’s favourites? Let me know in the comments.

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Catch ’em cupcakes!

Hola,

Did you see my YouTube video yet? Well in case you have missed out, click here and head right away as I’m also hosting a giveaway for you lovely people and all the details are with the video.

Having said that, what do you think of the new trend of food prints on clothing? I personally adore it. All those fries, candies, doughnuts and what not, makes me hungry for such clothes. I think I already have a good number of such pieces! Remember my popsicle tee? Well, in a nutshell I absolutely love this trend and surely can’t get enough of it.

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Buck Up!!

Hola Amigos,

Great things are happening in my life. But don’t great things scare you? They scare me all the time. I mean you know getting a nice project to work on always makes me happy but at the same time I am always afraid of messing it all up. Does it happen to you too?

I’ve been hiding a lot of these good things from you but soon it will all come out in the open and you will love every single bit of it. For now we can focus on this good story right here. So you know I am skinny right? Super skinny. I won’t even get started on kind of life I’ve had because I feel everybody has gone through something and has been judged for something or the other through out their lives. But now, after ages of self loathing I’ve finally come to self acceptance and I love whoever I am. I would of course, love to get a fit body but I am no less happy.  Clothes have, however, disappointed me millions of times. Too loose. Just too loose.

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Talk of the town!!

Hello everyone,

My exams are on their way and I am dying. It’s getting crazy here already. Are you feeling the same? Tell me if you do. All I’m afraid is not failing in my exams but not being as active on the blog in the coming month. But well, I’m going to try my best to be regular.😀

Let’s cut the boring part now and talk about what we have here today.  So for the longest time in my life I was an accessory virgin. I somehow never wore any kind of accessories. Yes, I was one of them. My mom got my nose pierced when I was 10 and I cut the nose pin off. Yes, cut it.  Tomboy traits you see! Haha

So yes, from a girl who hated the attention to an accessory hoarder, here I am.  I don’t know when it all changed but it did and I have no complaints. In fact, I believe that accessories   have the power to turn any boring outfit into a head turner. They are really powerful. Do you agree? Well, by the end of this post you will.

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Stalk, buy and love!!

Hey everyone,

How are things rolling your side. My side has been full of new things. I have a huge surprise coming for you guys  but you’ll all have to wait a little. Apart from that, heat has been soaring here in Delhi and I’ve finally managed to get an AC. Laugh as you may but this is the first time I have an AC in my room. For the first fifteen minutes I didn’t even know what different things the remote could do. Well back in my home town, Nainital, we don’t even have fans let alone ACs. It’s funny how things may be very regular and normal for one person and completely new to another one.

Anyway, enough of my stupid theories, let me talk about what we are discussing here today! But before anything, let me ask you, DO YOU STALK? No, don’t you lie. I know you do. Everyone does. In fact, I’ll be honest, I sometimes find myself looking at the pictures of my friend’s brother’s girlfriend’s best friend. Yes, I have different levels. But, even if we don’t stalk people, we end up stalking other things we like. Like for me, clothes and shoes. I window shop online. ALL THE TIME. I know you do too and this one you can’t deny.

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HOW TO: ROCK BELL BOTTOMS!!

Hola,

How have you guys been? My side has been a little hectic. But good hectic. You know where you’re busy but you love it. I think it is mainly because I love what I do so it doesn’t really bother me. Also, the love that you guys pour in is so encouraging that I see no pain in working  my ass off for anything. It has been a great journey so far. With all that support, I am also now finally selling my DIY projects through Instagram. So if you like what I make and do not have the time or energy to make it yourself, you can now buy it from you. For that you need to follow @thesassybeans on Instagram. TIA.

Moving forward, today we going to talk about bell bottoms. Aren’t you loving the fact that they are back? I sure am. Back as a teenager, I hated them. Literally. I have always been skinny and then the kind of bell bottoms we got were really loose. They hung on me like on a hanger and it was painful.  So this time too when they made an entry I was skeptical of how they would look on me. So instead of getting a full on flared jeans I got myself a pair of bootcuts from Myntra. I just wanted to make sure they don’t look as hideous as they looked the last time.

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POPSICLES ANYONE!

Hello, you beautiful people!

How are you today? I have been working my ass off on creating a bridal collection for college. All virtual. All killing me. The best part is, I am taking a break by writing this blog. Wohoo!

For those who do not really know, I started this blog solely for those who, like me, find it hard to spill out thousands on clothes from big brands and at the same time, hate wearing the same thing each day. This is where styling comes in. If done right, you can have a different outfit every single day from the same pieces in your wardrobe. And this is why I always come up with more than one look to show you how that garment can be worn in multiple ways.

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DIY TUTORIAL: Aye-Aye Shirt.

A big hello to each one of you!

How are you today? I am home after months and it feels amazing. It is so confusing though. I just want to get back to work asap.😀

Before we move to your favourite kind of posts, DIY tutorials, I have something to tell here. The skirt with patches that I recently wore to the AIFW  got amazing receptions everywhere. People literally went gaga over it and some even wanted to buy the same.  (In case you missed, check it all out here!) Now after this huge positive response I am contemplating selling some handmade patches, brooches and other accessories that you can use to quirk your clothing up. Let me know if you think I should go ahead with this idea. I’ll be waiting.

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AIFW LOOKBOOOK!!

Hey you all!

How was last week for you? Mine was way too hectic but at the same time, something that I totally enjoyed. It was the Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2016 after all. Unlike last time, this second time my passes were all arranged on a prior basis and so I had nothing to worry about. All I needed to take care was, what to wear! Now, that is one terrible terrible question!

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DO YOU DO ROMPERS??

Hola,

I am super excited. Why you ask! The Amazon Fashion week starts tomorrow and I cannot contain it all. I’ve got so much planned for the week. The best part about attending the fashion week is I can dress as crazy as I want and not be judged at all. Haha. Also, checking out what is going to be in fashion beforehand and the amazingly executed fashion shows are the best thing ever. Too many best things huh? I guess so. Anyways, I will keep you updated on all of it over my Instagram so make sure you follow me there (@spill_the_sass).

About today’s blog, it is about jumpsuits. I have seen a lot of girls being sceptical about jumpsuits and rompers, mainly because of all the pain you have to go through when you go do your natural business. I do feel the same, trust me. It is a head ache. At the same time though, I feel that the look they give me and how they make me feel otherwise is something I can go through that 5 minute pain for. I have about six jumpsuits and rompers combined and I love them all. Let me show you two looks with a romper that will make you buy one for the summer right away!

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THE JODI LOOKBOOK, PART 02!!

Do you love art? I think we all do, right? In some form of the other. Personally I like the most raw of forms of art. Not that I am a big art junkie and I do not know of any names but I do like a lot of street art, graffitis and other shiz. Lately, I also happen to like doodles. What do you like?

Why I am talking about this today is because this Jodi Life lookbook has been shot at India’s first open air public art district here at Lodhi Colony in Delhi. As soon as I saw the pictures over the internet, I knew I had to go there. Plus, for me locations of my shoots matter a lot so I am always on a lookout for great visual backgrounds. 25 street artists from India and across the globe got together to do this and you guys MUST (yes, block letters!) go check it all out. I urge you to do that.

Coming to today’s fashion part of the blog now. I told you how I am going to style the skirt from the last post in two more ways right? Here they are. Do check out the previous one here, case you missed out – THE JODI LOOKBOOK, PART 01.

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THE JODI LOOKBOOK, PART 01.

“For the woman who travels,

The woman who unravels,

For pants before skirts,

Lover of heat and the dirt,

No heels but shoes,

For don’ts turned do’s.”

I wrote these lines to go with a college assignment recently and oh how I love them. They define all of us, us 21st century women. Badass women. And no matter what the society had been doing to us for ages, it is all changing. Of course for the good. We don’t need no saving anymore, we are our own heroes. To this and a lot more that comes with being a woman, a happy women’s day to every single one of you.

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HELLO SUMMER!!

Hola,

After a long hot day it has finally rained here in Delhi. Haven’t summer just barged in? I mean, just last week I was still carrying a jacket with me and now out of nowhere I feel the need of all things cold. Although, I do prefer summer over winters mainly because of the kind of clothes we can wear in this season. Everything else does suck!

Anyways, now that it is here I thought of starting with my own summer lookbook on the blog too. Before we begun, I would like to enlighten you all about where my today’s dress id from. Flyrobe, an online portal where you can RENT clothes.

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DIY TUTORIAL: LACE AND PEARL TIGHTS!!

DIYYYY!!!!!

I know you love DIY tutorials and oh my god how much I do too! Since forever have I been a girl who likes to make things. I think the two reasons for the same would be – (a) being broke all the time (b) being a creative head. I mean no, I am not an immensely creative person but I’d like to believe that a certain and good extent I am. Art Attack and MAD would be one of my favourites on TV and oh how sick my mother would get watching me make all weird things I did. She would later just throw them away of course!

Anyways, in a nut shell, I love DIYs and wearing things I make. You feel like a tiny designer in yourself when you wear you own stupid creation.

And well how often do we find our soul mates? I found my creative soulmate in Charuta. You know her from her blog Modayalda. She is all sorts of crazy like me and while I stick my DIY experiments to myself, she actually sells what she makes? Isn’t that amazing?

We have collaborated before but this time we did it for the one thing that brings us together, our love for DIYs. Let’s take a jump into the post and see what we are serving you today.

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BLACK OR BLACK??

Hola,

How are you doing? Fri-yay much?

Well, have you ever felt that you were so wrong about a certain things in life and a closer look at them completely changed your view? Definitely, my biggest misconception would be my life at NIFT. It was a dream and until I got here I thought it was just about great clothes and designs and more than anything, a lot of fun. I cannot tell you how hard this college life is. It barely gives you time to breathe let alone have fun. The bright side is the fashion that is engraved even in the walls of the college and the inspiration people here give me. I don’t know why I am talking about this but trust me, if you love something in life, please go for it. I know how content I feel doing what I am passionate about. Doing what I love.

Soon, the blog is also going to turn one and I couldn’t be more excited. So, let’s get to what we do here and make it all count.

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HOW TO: WEAR A LONG SHIRT!!

Hey everyone,

How is life? I don’t seem to ever find a suitable answer to this question myself. Do you feel the same? Anyways, before I get into some kind of crazy philosophy, I’ll just get started with today’s post.

Not long ago I gave you a total of ten ways to wear a shirt (In case you missed, check them out here and here ), today I am going to show you three ways to wear a long shirt. And no, I am not going to ask you to tuck it in. There is a reason why it is long, isn’t it?

Let’s dig in.

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STREET FASHION AND SHIZZ!!

The most raw form of fashion, street fashion has suddenly taken the world by storm. And how I like it? Oh, I love it. We are all lovers of all things fancy and nice but do we not sometimes like to go with some fresh, crude, fashion. Well, everyone may or may not do it but street style is one of the most frequent used words in the fashion industry today.

The name itself depicts where is comes from. And not until long ago, it belonged just there. On the streets. However, a new wave of fashion has brought with it this new trend and from fashion innovators to celebrities, everyone is going gaga over the same. Aren’t you?

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VALENTINE’s LOOKBOOK with Jabong!

Will you be my Valentine? No? OK.

I’m not a big fan of Valentine’s personally but an occasion to dress up? Always up for one. Since I did one V-Day post for the singles, mainly myself, how could I not post something for those adorable lovebirds out there? Of course I had to.

You know what I did for the same. I got together with Jabong to create three cute looks for you ladies out there who want to impress their man on the day. With one skirt i created three looks that are sure to make him fall in love with you once again.

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BE YOUR OWN WINDKEEPER!!

If  you are a FRIENDS fanatic like me, you know where the title comes from. Let me just get it all clear. I was planning on shooting a Valentine ’s Day look for you lovely ladies and hopefully it might be there but while I was putting it all together I realized that personally I have never really celebrated the with a boyfriend/lover! Having been single for a long time now, I either sulk on the day thinking about what I could have done or I celebrate it my own way.

Now, since my blog is very personal to me and more often than not I make it a point to share my life with you guys, I thought it would be much better if I talk about what I do on Valentine’s. And who knows, it might just help some of you in a way. You all have been like a close knit family and so sharing with you becomes very important.

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GUSHING HAPPINESS!!

How many times have I mentioned that I am obsessed with shoes? A million right! Well, shoes are honestly my biggest weakness. I am not saying that I have a gazillion pair of shoes but I am working towards it. I can do without a lot of clothes and accessories but not without good shoes, no.

Talking about good shoes, I sincerely do not believe that the most expensive and branded shoes are the best. Not at all. After years of hit and trails you finally become wise enough to judge a shoe  nicely. And I can say that I have seen brands failing miserably and shoes from local stores doing much better. All you need is a good eye.

On the blog itself, I have shown you a number of shoes from different places and told you why I got them. For me, the style and quality both matter equally. I can’t wear boring shoes. Now simple does not mean boring. There is a difference there too.

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OF STRIPES AND SHELLS!

Hola,

I just came back from a camping trip from Mukteshwar in Uttarakhand. I’m not sure if you’ve heard of the place but you must definitely give it a visit. It was an amazing and overwhelming experience and I can’t wait to go back already. I hope your weekend was fun too.😀

Anyways, now I am back to the regular things but thankfully I have no complaints. I love my college and my blog is everything to me so I don’t think I don’t like getting back to it. I am always excited for the next one. One should always do what they love, always.

Today’s post is in collaboration with Jabong. I am sure you know about it already and also of the fact that Jabong is one place you can get your hands on a lot of the International brands that do not sell anywhere else. That is the main catch and my absolute favorite thing about it. Also, amongst the other brands too I like that Jabong is very comfortable to shop from. Unlike many other similar e-com sites, Jabong has a very filtered list of brands and styles.

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BACK TO THE 90’s!!

It is all coming back. Fashion repeats itself every 30 years they say and in a life span of 23 years I’ve seen it doing much more than that and more frequently.

Hey everyone!

I have been more than excited for this post for a long time now. There are two big reasons for the same, one I get to work with my best friend and a very successful blogger Komal Pandey of The College Couture. Second, that I get to show my love for the 90’s fashion, something I grew up with. Wohooo!

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