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July in a Jiffy

Its been a heavily hot and humid and sometimes wet month. The season has been slow but work prospects have been looking up. Here…

StreetStyle Shoot by Bhane

I know this is a tad bit late but I finally got around to finding these images online and HAD to share these on…

Design One 2013 – A Design Destination

“Retail activism” is taken to new heights at Sahachari Foundation’s Design One (DO) exhibitions, which activate social change through the shopping experience. The motivation behind the initiative is to raise funds for deserving NGOs and recognize the extraordinary creativity of talented designers.

{ Stylaned } – A Wonderland called ‘Sephora’

Each time I visit the ‘first in India’ newly opened Sephora store in Select Citywalk Mall, New Delhi, it feels like my very first time there. With the excitement that Alice must have had in wonderland, there are new products to discover each time, a tester for EVERY product, there is never enough time to try out everything. I love it!!

Rad V-Day Things for the Guy

Yes, its gonna be valentines day and all us girls wantt pretty things, gifts, meals, time, love..the list is endless. How about you get something for your man too this time. I am usually not too big on the whole ‘gifting’ thing but when I do come across stuff, cheap or expensive, that I know he will definitely get excited about, I make it a point to pick it up for him.

Wedding 101 – Your Extensive Guide to Looking Good at Indian Weddings

After the conclusion of the recent ‘Wedding Season’, yes, that IS a real thing in India, I decided to share some looks that I myself adopted while attending a couple of weddings this season. There are the outfits, but that is only the tip of the iceberg. The look comprises of so much more – the make-up, the jewelry and even the perfume you pick out. So here is the complete dig.

{ Stylaned } – A Primrose Evening feat. Ritu Kumar

You can literally take a whiff of the profound romance that exudes off of Ritu Kumar garments. THAT is how much I have always been in love with her and her work. While a lot of people may say she lacks the radical ‘newness; that a lot of designers belonging to the younger generation bring to Indian Fashion, she really doesn’t need to.

Manish Malhotra :: Wills India Fashion Week S/S ’13 ::

It was a treat of gorgeous ‘chikankari’ embroideries on the garments at the Manish Malhotra show. The colors for the womenswear were to die for too! I really wish he would have taken a chance with some bolder colors in his menswear pieces though. I especially loved how he had used special ‘chikankari’ borders on some of his dupattas. Very delicate and fine craftsmanship from the girls at the Mijwan NGO, which was another wonderful cause that was being supported.

Travelogue: { Thailand }

Phuket – Kata Beach. Raya Island. Koh Samui – Lamai Beach. Bangkok
And since I have always preferred illustrated books over textual ones – here goes…