Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!!

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5Clothing Credits:- Shirt: The Crisp White Shirt, Dress: Zara, Shoes: Zara, Necklace: Splash, Sunglasses: Hidesign, Cuff: Thrift (Pondicherry), Rings: Thrift (Isanbul, London & Greece)

Photo Credits: – Vikas Chawda

Let’s talk about the versatility of a shift dress how it is an absolute closet essential in today’s post. Firstly, The ‘Shift Dress’ is called so because a) it’s easy breezy to move about in and b) it reflects the shift in culture around the time it emerged into the fashion foreground. Over the years the shift dress has been reinvented to work with current times, but to be specific it hung from the shoulders in a straight or a-line cut, was generally sleeveless and the length hit right above the knee -retaining that 100% cuteness level. Just to be on top of things – a shift dress is meant to show off your arms and legs making you look taller, and is not figure hugging by nature. But a good a-line is one that makes you appear slimmer, only buy them if they aren’t pulling on parts of your body, these also help mask broad hips and if you have a slim waist belt it up to draw attention to the best parts of your body.

Since you now see how versatile the dress is and how it can be worn in just about any season, I’m going to leave you with tips on how to change it up & accessorizing this one. During the winter you can layer it on a white shirt or a printed shirt/blouse deepening on the colour and print of your dress. You could also layer with light cardigans, blazers or leather jackets. Accessories can make & break this look, stick to bright colours to make a statement and you could also go with chunky pieces of jewelry deepening on the occasion and mood. To keep warm you could also pair this dress with leggings and knee-high socks and boots. You can do just about anything in terms of shoes, except for flip-flops that can totally ruin the look. Pair this dress with bold flatworms in bright colours, white sneakers would look amazing on this, chunky heels if you’re going to a party, or open toed sandals to brunch and ballet flats if you’re on your way to work. The possibilities are endless with this one.

Sarosh has been singing for as long as she can remember and has the voice of an angel. She is part of a cover band called ‘Patchwork’..who perform various gigs in and around the country. Sarosh has the best time performing at weddings cause nothing makes her happier than watching people groove a shake to her voice. Multi-faceted and how, she writes, programs and produces music and is working on releasing her album soon.

Love,

Nelly

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Clothing Credits:- Shirt: Zara, Trench: Dhruv Kapoor, Joggers: Zara, Sliders: Adidas, Backpack: Zara, Rosary: Mount Mary, Sunglasses: Thrift (Delhi Market)

Photo Credits: – Vikas Chawda

Bombay is now experiencing what I like to call ‘Trench Coat’ weather…Pure and absolute bliss..And No! for sure you wouldn’t look silly walking out in a trench coat. Now, I’ve know Atmaj for a bit and observed his style enough to know he would instantly pull of a look this minimal. His oversized trench with a simple crisp white shirt, paired with joggers is exactly what I had in mind.

Joggers are the perfect way to exercise your right to style and comfort especially, if you’re a sneaker head. The main issue is having to consistently cuff your pants at the bottom, but worry not the elasticated cuff on a pair of joggers makes that look ten times easier to achieve since they fall right above the ankle (basically showing off your swanky sneakers*). If you don’t particularly love these glorified ‘sweat-pants’ and still want to stick with your denims/jeans, here’s the perfect ‘pinrolling‘ video for your benefit. But instead of pairing it with the obvious sneaker, I figured a more lax alternative – ‘the sliders or the slide sandal’. I love that they make one look like someone who knows fashion but couldn’t care less about it. And the upside is that they provide the coveted ‘looking effortless’ sensibility. A rosary, a black backpack and these gorgeous green sunglasses spin that New York minimalistic sophistication that you’re looking for.

Atmaj is a stylist in Bombay..His style is minimal and clearly rounds up his personality well..He’s funny, loyal and easy to get along with..Basically in short I love this boy <3 *_* Also, it doesn’t hurt that he looks like a yummy yowling yuppie – little alliteration for the soul* :)

Love,

Nelly