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4 ways to incorporate Indian wear at work

Thursday 29 December 2016 /

Let's face it we Indian women love our Indian clothes and what better than something which is seamless and comfortable at the same time let us exercise full control of confidence at work space ?
Yes you got it right. Today we are talking about how to choose your work wear outfits . When it comes to dressing for work, Indian women have multiple options coz we can really spruce up our workwear looks by adding variant kurtis and match them up in so many ways that you could be surprised.
Lets see how :

Get Resort ready in minutes | Lace and Chambray

Thursday 8 December 2016 / , , , , , , , ,

Boho Chic – Bohemian Style For Summer 2017

Spotted around town lately, The Denim/ chambray trend is one of the greatest contribution to
fashion .
With sartorial ease,denims have been on the foreground of  what keeps us real and grounded -fashion wise.
There is a 1980 s denim girl in all of us and trust me we all wanted to look cool at one point of our lives. While a romantic collage of ideas were running through my mind when I put on this denim top,I had my heart bent towards a bit of hippie dippie and I decided that it's about time the gladiators climb my legs too.
The little flower overlay on my head , a small jute bag, leg show and one concept leading inexorably to another, and in the end I kinda loved the way the whole mix up took shape.
There are outfits and there are outfits that jolts the beefcake out of Instagram viewers. This is not a look that jolts anything , but wait I am getting to that beefcake memo. 
After been casually observing fashion for the past few months, I can now confidently say that off late with the explosive growth of Instagram ,fashion blogging best described as Instagram blogging ( for starters who suck at writing but win on pouting ) has become the most cliche of everything , and when I say cliche , I mean urban fashion speedily absorbing into mainstream. Has fashion reduced to a mere formula then ?  Because I started this blog at a time when I saw bloggers pushing their boundaries. But 2016 there ain't no push . It's all about punning the boundaries and a sea of contradictory content and death of Grammar.
So my question is will the fashion audience tire because we are not able to give any real impact and more or less our opinions are biased or crushed under the sea of goodies ? Technology is prone to seismic shift, and after Instagram has lived its life, I still feel Content would always be the king.
So where do you think the curve of blogging goes from here ? Thoughts pls !!!!!

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Easy DIY Bedroom Makeover Hacks - Inspired By Beautiful Homes

Wednesday 30 November 2016 / , , ,

We just passed a good festival season when not only the leaves become slightly Red, also our homes are cleaned, ransacked , primed and retouched .
Its a tradition, or at least an unwritten law in India , to wait for the appropriate time of the year to get the things fixed . Before Internet or My space came into being, painting of the house /whitewashing was the only customary term associated with Diwali renovations. But in today's time renovation is a whole new game and thank god for internet, this time my imagination was running pretty wild, when I had the sudden urge to make small changes in my bedroom - not very massive or overtly expensive , but I wanted a lot of existing things like light fixtures, to wall hangings to move and make place for the new and "TRENDY STUFF "(snaps fingers **) to enter which would eventually help me create more space in my bedroom. There was a lot of work for me to do and  I needed a second opinion on everything .

Street Style AIFWSS17 With Fossil Q Marshal and Gucci Dionysus Bag

Monday 14 November 2016 / , , ,

Fossil Q Founder Touchscreen Stainless Steel Smartwatch - Fossil

Some people are born a watch person while some develop an appreciation for it over a few years. Just like Wine !! You may or may not like it the first time, but gradually deep down inside it's becoming a syndrome.  We have all seen those timepieces , some fancy, some vintage and some eclectic..
Your trip through a watch is probably my trip through a watch and we all do the same things with it.
But things changed a bit when I got my hands on the Fossil Q Marshal.
I attended the official launch of it on 5th October where I saw Fossil group launching a range of connected devices across 6 of its owned and licensed brands.
Today we are talking about my new acquired Fossil Q watch , and how its definitely telling me more than time .
Look and Feel : With a soft curving multi finish case, and interchangeable genuine leather straps,the watch is nothing less than a normcore from style perspective . 
With a great density of design , it surely fits the bill of a watch collecting nerd and doesn't sit too heavy either on the wrists. The Q Marshal features a rugged case, along with a striking navy blue plated case, paired with vintage inspired leather case. A nice sporty watch like look perfect for summers 😼

Anytime Anywhere information : With Q Marshal , even if I want to get lost , I couldn't possibly, because it provides me with a uncomplicated way to navigate once I have connected it to my phone and it takes only seconds to do that .The touch screen feature, makes sure that all my alerts are right at the tip of my finger, ready to be scrolled up and down. From whats app, to voice calls alerts to processing any virtual information on the go , this marshal makes sure that I don't miss any real time update. 

The Screen with many Faces : Okay so this feature has to be my favourite one. The watch comes equipped with not only cool and funky screens options, but has a face for your mood of the day. Besides the custom face , a few more can be downloaded right from the Android Wear app. Since I wore the watch for all the five days of AIFWSS17 last month, I was more than happy to customise a face of the day coordinating with my look of the day. This changing the face part, definitely raised the bar of intuitiveness for the fashion week street style snappers coz a) Its elegant functionality and bright ( Mr. Bean ) display popped some eyeballs and b) It kinda blended with my all denim patches sober with a hint of fun look for the day and the outfit I wore on Day 3 .
Of all the other mandatory fashion week things /list, I don't know if anyone ever included being handsfree as a pointer in the list  ? Doubt it ? Well me too . This watch let me perform all sorts of tasks, without even reaching for my iphone. A clear winner when you need your hands free !!

Track my Steps : Often I am able to charm my friends ,when I just raise my wrist and track my daily  morning jog with them. In this age of touch screens , we all want that uncomplicated device to track all my activity while I am plugged to the music , and when my feet are in motion.

Price and Final Verdict : Fossil Q Marshal is priced at INR 22,000 in India . The Marshal is fun, with the only flip side of getting familiarize with it in the beginning. It helps me streamline my minute to minute notifications, coz I am a very social person incase you don't follow how active I am everywhere .
Its affordable watch for those who want to read texts every minute . The battery life is pretty decent- upto 8-10 hrs again depends on the usage, and is well sized for small wrists. The straps are interchangeable , and from fancy to being sophisticated , you can decide what's your mood of the day and  how do you want to dress up ! Now the only question remains is :
Is it essential ? No ..... Do I need it - Yes - Because I like being able to read my mails , check my message notifications, social alerts voice command it ,rather than having my smartphone in hand all the time.

I wore this outfit for Day 3 of AIFWSS17 . Deep in my quirky antiquity , this pair of denim, freshly picked from a random but funky store at People's Square, Shanghai took all my money . It was back there behind those fancier designer label things . My husband saw it first , and showed it to me . The first thought that struck me was - Can I wear it to my grave ? Okay that was an overwhelming response, for starters lets wear it to a more appreciative place ,where together with my Gucci Dionysus bag, I can Glamorously traumatize a few people .
I was lucky to get the Bee edition on my Gucci Dionysus,socially suited to my Instagram handle and most importantly meaning sense to my name  !! 
So what do you say ? Do I get your approval of strict good taste in fashion yet ?  

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Meet My Perfect Daily Life Photographer - Asus Zenfone 3

Wednesday 26 October 2016 / , ,

Being passionate about blogging comes with its own set of requirements. And one of the main requirement for any influencer is the need to capture perfect moments to tell a story. What if I could safely invest in a mobile phone with DSLR like camera features and carry the professional in my pocket on the go ?
Well its possible and with my new Asus Zenfone 3 I have taken my blog photography to the next level.

Tales from The Kutch | India Fashion week street style

Tuesday 11 October 2016 / , , , , , , ,

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Today you would find some quirk along with sophistication which is a not a new phenomena if you follow my blog, plus there is one person I would love to introduce you all to.
Meet Dolna from Hungary. I met her on Instagram, and our bond grew from there on. From occasional chatting to regularly discussing fashion , we were both amazed by each others styles and what our cultures were bringing together as a whole in this digital world of fashion. That's what I meant by quirk + sophistication ( up, up , up ) 
Dolna did a recent feature on me on a 7 days 7 looks theme, which I think is really awesome and you all must read here.
Dolnas Blog Silksofine talks about beauty, lifestyle and personal stories and a little bit of her travels, and she really posts beautful photos from all things that interests her and she finds from her journeys.
Here is what she has to say about herself :
Hi I am Dolna .I am a Hungarian, living in Germany, blogging in english. The blog has a weird history, it started as a marketing tool corporate website for an upcoming online store (thats still in picture btw) but along the journey it took an unexpected direction and started to have its own life and became a personal style blog. So now while collecting infos about brands and learning the e-commerce industry I enjoy the creativity of styling. :)

Todays look is a flavour a mix of fashion and cultures, and I thought it would be really great if I get to the heart of what's contemporary, mixing it up with Dolna's style for this post.
India fashion week starts in exactly few hours , hence I decided to do a major throwback post to what I wore last year. My sleek austerity in a little, okay , but a bit extensive Indian Kitsch with glam look, which also came at an expense of lightness and ease having just the Lauren mix of fashion pace with grace.
Chunked up some silver antique jewellery down my throat, okay not literally down the throat,but adorned around the throat, a single hoop in one year, giving a sense of energy to the ootd, while knowing how to stay on the track,at the same time moving ahead.
Hope you like our feature. Follow Dolna  if you like to be engulfed around a positive fashion person and her classy style full of stellar fashion inspirations.
Follow me on Instagram to stay updated on all the fun we are having a AIFWSS17. 
You can also say Hi on snapchat btw  -(thefashionflite)
See you super soon :)
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Monday 26 September 2016 / , , , , ,

New York Fashion Week Street Style - Best Street Style at NYFW ... - Elle

The vital fashion scene in India calls for sleek modern looking clothes. The tradition of wearing elaborate to this fashion event called India Fashion Week, has little to do with contemporary style and a lot more to do with making an effort. They call you fetching( if that word still exists) with random facebook status updates specifically targeted for the experi-MENTALS and random instagram comments. I know they feel a slightly more lousy about themselves, but Are you talking to me ? Well if you are then - Hello we meet again !!! 
I am a pretty vibrant woman in life and I like to display my vibrancy in the clothes I wear. My feeling has always been that if you need a piece of clothing to speak for you, it might be the best for everyone if you say nothing at all. And obviously you cannot tell an outfit to shut the hell up which is why I want to tell you all what I am wearing today. Rather what I wore to last season of India Fashion week.
Todays look is Everything with an essence of throwaway chic , that lets me live and  adjust my score of  fashion week game winking with a side of quirky.
Okay so this look also stirred a lot of raised eyeballs ,one coz of the extraordinary knee accessory which I feel is such a bold arrival from the usual fashion safety net and can be literally counted on to snare a lot of attention and second this outfit and a tiny over the little top dramatic eyemakeup--- Errr... those hashtags which you see, yes that , speak a different fashion sensory language so that I don't speak at all.  
Basically I know how to do my homework and then let my creative eye take over the rest. Eclecticism is indeed by all necessity in this big city's fashion - brazen discordance , has found its niche where uniformity once reigned. I am helping it all up by dressing up in splashes of colour so that the city rapidly loses its gray, covered with loud decorative pieces. Go on digest my Aura... Its only gonna do you good :)
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Fashion week confessions and Denim skirt | Indian Street Style

Tuesday 13 September 2016 / , , , , ,

As runway revolves every three weeks, I have started to realize how my evolutionary tendencies are at odds trying to grab that last piece of accessory driving myself nuts . I love attending fashion weeks and appreciate the dedication of designers and the clothes they offer, but Am I the right audience for most of what I see ? Forget that, coz as long one has the power of influencing,we are sending the messages and live updates straight off the ramp, bloggers and influential editors alike breaking heads with their phones, but seriously how many women are ? About 200 odd men and women sitting right in front of me on the buyer's side ,which I suspect are all there for the entertainment part of it.Extend this a bit more, maybe to create a desire for the products and self created stardom and that's it . Its a tectonic shift happening beneath us, a bit destabilizing but full of possibilities since street fashion came into play. Street fashion is not just what is influencing the runway , but is becoming high fashion.
When most of world population is either consumed with acquisition or basic survival, practical chic and taste are way too complex to sell these days. I don't know if it's me but I feel that much of the language around clothes sounds forced. While I have my own Ahaaa moments , I want to be the woman who knows what she likes and take pride in what she wears.
Clearly keeping my finger on the fashion pulse, I am that grown up girl who likes pretty outfits and love looking pretty in them. So for the next season, you may find that my fashion sense may be at odds again with contemporary tropes of luxury, that don't shout their antecedents and don't bear designer names along with a few money spinning accessories ( only accessories , I swear) already done and paid for and negotiated into coveted fashion shoots, my focus is going to be on styling.
Till then this much on trend denim skirt with  Edward scissor hands style top both from Stalk buy love is keeping me on trend collectively displaying something new in fashion and trend , more noteworthy and more honest without having to spill too much of my $$$. 

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Things to Do In Shanghai and What To Expect at Disneyland Shanghai | Tips and Travel Story

Wednesday 31 August 2016 / , , , , , ,

Shanghai Yuyuan Garden - Travel China Guide

Call it audaciously sculptural or pared down and pristine , the architectural ingenuity of the old town in Shanghai engages with the eyes and imagination in such a way that you can't put your head down for a second .
Be prepared to bump into people and poles as you gaze up to appreciate the beauty .
You can't understand this unless you are over and around it .

Shanghai a city and the most idyllic location to find a  sleek and a savvy vibe that you would never run out of things to do. Its a city with modern and an interesting twist to tradition.
I absolutely loved globe trotting in a new era of personalization and identified a whole lot of local secrets and adventures the city has to offer.
Trying to sum up what to expect in the city in a wildly unfiltered way and revealing much more from a local's perspective. Resourcing it all in this blog post , so be patient lovelies.
We were booked at Hotel Howard Johnson Plaza which is straight opposite Nanjing road, one of the most happening streets of Shanghai, also coz you get to do all the touristy things around like the most famous Bund river sightseeing, which is about 750mts .I have a panoramic shot of the beautiful Shanghai at night which could just light you up .Check it all out here.
Nanjing road, is a shopping heaven . And in case your motto is to shop , this street would eat your entire two days.Nothing like walking out of the hotel lobby and bang suddenly you are in the buzz  of it all.
You can get used to the skyscrapers and sit with a beer along the Bund riverside for hours . The twinkling ferries ushers the passengers along the riverside and delivers them to the waterfront . The ferry ride is a package deal with the Pearl tower sightseeing and  should not be missed.
The locals do not speak English. Its very rare that you find someone who would jump onto having a conversation with you. I figured a few were even scared to even share some broken sentences in English hence totally ignored us when we asked them directions. I realized this on Day 2 , and after that totally figured everything out via google maps.
Shanghai is a paradise for food lovers. And those who feel a vegetarian could not survive , damn I put on weight despite all the walking. Shanghai can literally spoil you for food. And boy you can get Vegetarian food in Shanghai almost everywhere. The hotel had a vegetarian menu , plus we discovered a lot of local restaurants who could just switch any dish to your preference. There are some stand alone shacks who sell rice noodle salads, with cucumber , bean sprouts and peanuts, and you cannot miss that too. There are a lot of dotting restaurants at the Bund riverfront along with gorgeous river views, and the staff can communicate well with you for the kind of food you want..
The most popular and another must visit place is Yuyuan Graden , and the city gods temple.Its staggering lovely. It keeps the integrity of the old 15th century charm { the only temple from the ming dynasty ( that's what the sign boards told us )} It was just one stop from our hotel, and the train ride was so much fun. 
Yu yuan was stately , and inviting and boasts of the old world construction and a never forgettable china town experience. The houses and shops even starbucks is designed to keep the structure of the whole place authentic. Beautiful photos of the temple follows after the post, so don't miss any. 
We shopped for some local souvenirs and about 50 chinese fans from the market which begins just after the exit . Great to take home some inexpensive trinkets and local chinese tea and chinese toys.

The only proper way to get around Shanghai is by a Taxi, and the train.  The weather was too hot and humid . After reading some vague reviews about the hop on and hop off bus , which practically gets you around most of the sightseeing places we dropped the idea. But it sure is fun for a day, only if the weather outside doesn't get the better of you. I would still recommend sticking to taxi or the sub.
Nanjing road has this cute little toy trains - almost only a dollar expensive easily making out way on the pedestrian street carefully honking . Even if you are an adult, you would just freak out.

Now coming to where it all started . The planning , and why did we pick Shanghai this time.Well Disney may have a hand in this. Thanks to the commercials we were continuously hammered by our daughter that how eager she was to visit Shanghai disneyland as all the Frozen princesses have their legit squad there . Turns out she was right. Disney is not new for us, its magical, everywhere but a little less in Shanghai . Blame it on the sizable number of people inhabiting the city , Disney was overtly crowded. Also because Shanghai disney just opened up in June and is a little more Disneywise  trending than others.
Be prepared to walk , sweat and stand in the queues for most of the rides. People were just rattling all over the place. 
Disney Day 1 we decided to take the most newest rides first and the ones which has the maximum hours for waiting . Turned out it was everybody else's  plan too. Enter Plan B - Forget everything and just concentrate on the princess. But the good part was that we managed to catch all the shows 
( although in Mandarin ) and they were hilarious and funny . Unlike other Disney's this one is humongous ,and would impress even the most jaded tourists and locals alike.There's a reason why there is a huge waiting for most of the rides, but there were a few which were outrageously boring. Truth is you need minimum three days here, although it deflates you completely ,but I would still suggest that if you want to go to Disney , Hong kong Disney is way better( crowd wise ). Or wait till till the craze dies out a bit, Chinese wants to be the first one to taste everything , so let them do that first. Rest of the world can wait.
Disney pictures with the captions are all below. Have fun browsing through them.
I wore this striped dress from Zaful on one of the days in Shanghai. I have already mentioned how hot it was, and I needed some ventilation. Its a cute shirt dress with some trendy patches . A lot of you asked me about the bag . Its from Zaful too. It was a perfect companion for my entire trip.
Putting down all the details of the outfits below. This post is already becoming so lengthy, or may I say word- crowded . At least I braved Disney on a weekend and that too in chinese school beak holidays. A superpower that I can add to my list of achievements. I deserve a pat or some emojis thumbs up would also suffice.
Ending my travel stories with this post. I am always available to actively engage with your queries on social networks. Come let's Chat.
More on my Instagram. See you with a next outfit next week.

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