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Sunday, June 30, 2013

 
 
Bollywood Fashion

 
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan walks the ramp in a super stylish white gown with antique work. The layered look and the use of net is done very carefully.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: Imitate the same look and carry the same attitude like ARB
 
Around India

 
Jal Mahal Palace, Jaipur
 
Music
 
 
Kahin aag lage lag jaaye from the movie Taal
 
Fashion Glossary
 
Ikat: A dyeing technique in which a pattern is applied to thread before it is woven into fabric
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
Avoid a jumble of posters and wall hangings and instead opt for peel-and-stick Wall Art Kits
 
Fashion Tips
 
Wear the pants in the right length up to the heels or flats 
 

 
 
Bollywood Fashion
 

 
Alia Bhatt wears a simple red dress with highlights as gold embroidered motifs. Simple and sweet look.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: Keep the look simple by using a clutch and nothing else.
 
Around India
 

 
Interiors of Taj Mahal, Agra
 
Music
 
 
Aey mere humsafar from the movie Qayamat se qayamat tak
 
Fashion Glossary
 
Galloon: Ornamented woven trim traditionally used on military uniforms
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
 Space is valuable, it is important to utilize every nook and cranny to your advantage
 
Fashion Tips
 
Handbags in shades of camel, grey, black, etc is important; bags like green satchel, denim blue will add variety to your wardrobe
 
 

 
 
Bollywood Fashion
 

 
Preity Zinta dresses traditional for a photo shoot. The colour combination looks fantastic and overall the look is glamorous. The use of brocade, net and crepe is balanced perfectly to give a royal look.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: Imitate the same look to look stunning in a crowd. Try different colour combinations like violet and red, green and yellow, etc.
 
Around India
 

 
Maharaja Palace, Mysore
 
Music
 
 
It's the time to disco from the movie Kal Ho Naa Ho
 
Fashion Glossary
 
(*This section will include fashion words and their meanings)
 
Flange: Flap of fabric overlain on outerwear
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
- Use a lace dining cover for the dining table and put a thin transparent plastic cover on top to save the elegant piece from getting dirty.
 
Fashion Tips
 
- Try a collar neck piece instead of a regular necklace for that unique look.

Bollywood Fashion
 

 
Kareena Kapoor Khan sports a printed shrug with a corset. It is a westernized look and well accessorized with chains and long earrings.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: Try the same look with a t-shirt or shirt, it will equally look dapper with a printed shrug.
 
Around India

 
Thar Desert, Rajasthan
 
Music
 
 
Crazy kiya re from the movie Dhoom 2
 
Fashion Glossary
 
Dotted Swiss: Sheer cotton fabric embellished with woven, flocked or embroidered raised dots.
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
- Always change the water in vases for that hygienic feel.
 
Fashion Tips
 
- Strappy sandals in dual coloured are the IN thing season.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

 
 
Bollywood Fashion
 
 
Kareena Kapoor Khan in a bottle green empire cut dress with highlights in fuchsia pink and golden work looks just right for the event.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: Same look with the perfect fit will make you look like "THE STAR" of the day.
 
Around India
 

 
A mosque, Kerala
 
Music
 
 
Aey kash ke hum from the movie Kabhi Haan Kabhi Na
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
- Scented candles can be lit in the evening for a fragranced feel in the house.
 
Fashion Tips
 
- Always carry a hand sanitizer in your handbag in case you don't get a tissue, you can use it. 

 
 
Bollywood Fashion
 
 
Vidya Balan sports the 80's look in her upcoming movie. The famous white and red polka dotted top and hair band with a huge bow.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: If you want to avoid being OTT (Over the top) look, avoid the hairband. Sport a polka dotted top with a skirt or a trouser.
 
Around India
 

 
Hotel Gulab Niwas Palace, Pushkar, Rajasthan
 
Music
 
 
Tumse milke from the movie Main Hoon Na
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
- Wrap the blankets with naphthalene balls to avoid getting it spoilt.
 
Fashion Tips
 
- Ballerina shoes are always in fashion, try polka dotted, lacy, net, etc.

 
 
 
Bollywood Fashion

 
Priyanka Chopra dresses up stylishly in a baby pink lace sari which looks beautiful and graceful.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: Sport a bold ring like hers for that complete look.
 
Around India

 
A man making sheikh kebabs, Old Delhi
 
Music
 
 
Tere naam from the movie Tere Naam
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
- Keep triangular cushions in the living room for that unique look.
 
Fashion Tips
 
- Sport a watch bracelet when you are tired of using a regular watch.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

 
 
Bollywood Fashion


 
Indian boxer Mary Kom walks the ramp in a smart peach red gown with detailing on the empire cut. It is a simple dress yet stunningly carried off by her.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: Experiment with various colour combinations that you haven't tried before in the same silhouette.
 
Around India
 
 
Swaminarayan Temple, Bhuj
 
Music
 
 
Ashiyan from the movie Barfi
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
- Tea stain can be removed by pouring cold milk over it and wipe it off with dry cloth or sponge stain vanishes quickly.
 
Fashion Tips
 
- Sport a head gear if you are comfortable wearing it.

 
 
Bollywood Fashion

 
Konkana Sen Sharma goes bold in a simple sari with an eye-catchy neckpiece. A simple batwa and her infectious smile is just perfect for the event.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: Skip the neckpiece for that simple yet glamorous look.
 
Around India
 

 
An ornate building with a manicured lawn, Agra
 
Music
 
 
Kyon from the movie Barfi
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
- To remove food smell from refrigerator, place a fresh slice of bread (uncovered) in the refrigerator and it absorbs most of the unpleasant odour.
 
Fashion Tips
 
- Experiment with hair bands that are elasticized, sturdy, etc.


Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Bollywood Fashion

 
Priyanka Chopra always experiments with colours and silhouettes. The neon green and orange saree looks stunning on her; she has used a grey blouse which keeps it subtle.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: Try different neon colours and keep the blouse in a neutral shade to avoid over- the -top look.
 
Around India
 

 
Friday special prayers at Jhopra Mosque, Ajmer
 
Music
 
 
Koi fariyaad from the movie Tum Bin
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
- Accent pieces like vases, pictures , sculptures should be used in minimal to avoid the crowded look in your house.
 
Fashion Tips
 
- Every 4 or 5 months recycle your wardrobe so that you use what is required and give away which you don't use.

 
Bollywood Fashion
 

 
Sonam Kapoor her usual stylish self in a red and black saree looks beautiful with the right accessories used. A smart clutch and an closed neckpiece completes the elegant look.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: If you are not comfortable with the sleeveless look, go for cap sleeves or 3/4th which will look graceful.
 
Around India
 

 
Varanasi, Holiest of the seven sacred cities
 
Music
 
 
 
Tumhi ho bandhu from the movie Cocktail
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
- Experiment with wallpaper stickers for that unique look in your house.
 
Fashion Tips
 
- Try different textured fabrics rather than wearing the usual cotton or synthetic clothes.

 
Bollywood Fashion
 

 
Anushka Sharma dresses up smart in a pair of white shorts and long waist coat teamed with a cool hakoba shirt. It looks very stylish and looks just right for the event.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: Copy the look if you are comfortable wearing shorts, you can switch it with a smart pair of white pants to skip the shorts. It will look perfect.
 
Around India
 
 
Goldsmith, Calcutta
 
Music
 
 
Tujhko jo paaya from the movie Crook
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
- Lay out a pretty bed cover on the bed sheet for that complete look.
 
Fashion Tips
 
- Anklets in stone and beads are the IN thing these days.

 
 
 
Bollywood Fashion
 
 
Kareena Kapoor Khan dresses up in a chic gold glitzy sequence gown for an event. No accessories makes it look more glamorous.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: Imitate the same look to stand out in a crowd. If you want to use an accessory, add long dangling for that complete look. 
 
Around India

 
Bengal tiger at Bandhavgarh National Park, Umaria, MP
 
Music
 
 
Subhanallah from the movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
- Keep a wind chime in your balcony for that musical feel when it is windy.
 
Fashion Tips
 
- For that geek look, sport black rimmed glasses.

 
Sorry, readers! Had been away for some time as I was busy with an exhibition. I'm back with the latest trends in fashion, home and music. Enjoy!
 
 
 
Bollywood Fashion
 

 
Preity Zinta goes florescent green for an event. Her one shouldered top with the slim fit jeans and pointed fluro green sandals look just right. No accessories except for her sunglasses and her famous dimpled smile.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: If you are not comfortable sporting fluro heels, go for subtle or safer hued heels. 
 
 
Around India
 

 
Amber Fort, Jaipur
 
Music
 
 
Kya jaanu sajan from the movie Dil Vil Pyar Vyar
 
 
Home Fashion Tips

- Try lacy dining table cover for that rich yet classy look.

Fashion Tips

- Neon coloured sunglasses are the IN thing today. Try different shapes as well.

Friday, June 07, 2013

Bollywood Fashion


Shilpa Shetty Kundra goes ethnic for a reality show in a peacock blue coloured chudidhar dress with heavy work in dull gold and highlights in red. The dupatta has red border and gold bootis on it.

Bollywood Fashion Tip:  Try pink, green and other lively colours for this dress and add long earrings to it.


Around India



Most expensive house in the world, Antalia

Music


Kahin pyaar na ho jaye


Home Fashion Tips

- Try having a low seating deewan in the living room for that antique look. You can keep long rectangular cushions for that king style.

Fashion Tips

- Always keep a pen in you handbag; it comes handy anytime.



Wednesday, June 05, 2013

 
 
Bollywood Fashion
 

 
Sameera Reddy walks the ramp in a beige and naughty red coloured lehenga and top which has a twist of a skirt. The bodice is made of velvet with highlights on the sleeve and it continues like a skirt in net with a broad border. The inner skirt is a solid colour with no details.
 
Bollywood Fashion Tip: Sport a net dupatta in the same red for that complete look.
 
 
Around India
 

 
Prince of Wales Museum, Mumbai
 
Music
 
 
Sadi galli from the movie Tanu weds Manu
 
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
- Clean the glass items with a proper glass cleaner with a soft cloth to avoid stains.
 
Fashion Tips
 
- Keep changing your handbag otherwise it will get worn out.
 

 
 
Bollywood Fashion

 
Zarine Khan dresses up traditional for a photo shoot in a leaf green net sari with maroon velvet and gold work border. The sari looks elegant as it has subtle embroidery in it and not over the top which would have looked odd.

Bollywood Fashion Tip: Try different colour combinations and keep simple accessories. 
 
Around India
 

 
A soldier standing behind a large red and gold prayer wheel, Leh
 
Music
 
 
Ishq Shava from the movie Jab Tak Hai Jaan
 
Home Fashion Tips
 
- Keep 2-3 cushions in your bedroom; do not keep too many as it will look over-done.
 
Fashion Tips
 
- Sport a multicolour bracelet over a simple white top for that funky look.