Autumn Homecoming

Have you switched from air conditioners to just fans? Well then folks, autumn’s knocking your door and throwing signs of slowly switching clothes BUT wait! We have got to keep up with the trending styles so here’s a sneak peak into a few trends of this fall. Don’t miss them out and we wish you happy shopping spree.

What’s the best thing about this season? Your make up is not going to leak anymore as a little chill breeze travels by.

D-E-N-I-M-S

They just don’t seem to go out of fashion, yet again denims are trending (denim shorts, denim jeans, denim shirts or denim jackets, denim dungarees, denim on denim).Hey? You just saved yourself some extra money for MORE CLOTHES!

denim trends, 2014

Add Ons: Scarves (refer to “#Different styles to wear scarves”) ; watches, accessorize.

(Image 1 – displaying an infinity scarf)

**Infinity scarves are the most worn scarves in autumn and winters and this trend is similar to last year’s.

How are you sporting the Flannel?

flanel shirts

Flannel shirts have hit the town with various looks. You can try the knot (Image 3) or carry it like the casual conventional. Flannel look is peppy and gives you to choose from a wide variety. You can also mix denims and Flannel together and complete your look.

Rompers calls it’s elder brother (Yes! Jumpsuits are here)

Carry the casual look with simple jumpsuit. Here is a demonstration of a jumpsuit that you can wear this Autumn.

jumpsuit

It’s an easy look yet you add basic make up and highlight it with a good matte lipstick to complete the look. (rust colored floral jumpsuit by Pratima,extreme right, straight from #Lakme fashion Week)

Girls, time to take out those midi’s:

Yaya it’s that month of the year when you can freely walk around in midi dresses.

midi skirt, dresses

You can wear midi skirts with full length tops or even three fourth length tops, or you can go for midi dresses. This season you can achieve a cute and stylish look or a stern and spicy look.

Add ons: Handbags, glares, hats, watches.

Jackets :)

Long printed jackets and blend coats are in for this season, they can go with all your attires. Be it Indian or Western look.

long jackets

You can get such Indian jackets online(indiaroots.com, indiamart.com) or in FabIndia stores.

Long ivory and wine jacket with thread embroidery you can wear a Potli purse with your attire to “Indian it up”.

longindia jacket

BeFriend the new Trends!

Why make college life monotonous when you can experiment the best of things now? We went to a few places and ransacked to bring you the latest trends and guess what? This time we have the whereabouts of these attires too!

Look #1 Chic much?

chick

Top – Mango (stores in Select Citywalk, Saket; DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, Gurgaon; Pacific Mall, Rajouri Garden).

Pants by Zara (Only available in Select Citywalk store)

Accessorize from Janpath (You can get it at any local selling point) just remember to wear the right accessorize with your clothes. [Long pieces generally go with this look].

This look can best go with light make up -Refer to “Say Yes to MakeUp” to know more.

Look #2 Cropped out?

cropped

Achieving this look is easy. The crop top is from Forever 21 accompanies with the Zara pants that acquired a lot of fame over the summers.

#2.1: Cropped out with shorts?

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You can also try this look with high waste shorts. Try new colors like the one shown below

Turquoise teal shorts

#2.2: Cropped out with skirt too?

Watch Taylor swift pull off this look in the sexiest manner possible. You can try the same look (Crop top and a slit skirt)

Slit skirt is available on Forever 21 stores, crop tops can be found in Forever21, Zara, Mango stores. You can also find crop tops in Sarojini market.

Look #3 Crochet up

crochet

Crochet tops are best worn with denims. However, there is no hard and fast rule regarding the same, you can always try and experiment. You can wear them at a friend’s regular birthday party too (if you plan to keep it low profile yet trendy). You can find crochet tops in “Forever21”

Add on #1 Hat it out?

college

Hats are the new go to for college students who try and stay away from the sun and wish to save their hair from the dust out there.  So if you fall into that category how about “Hat it Out?” there are various Hats that you can try with your looks. You can find Hats in Forever 21. The best deal you ask? They’re quite affordable!

Add on #2 Lost in the braids

Hatting (Read as: Wearing a Hat) is not your go to for the day then you can tr different hair updo’s one of them is a braided tail.

Here’s how to achieve that look:

braide

A. Start with untangles hair

B. Gather your hair into a low pony and put on an elastic.

C. Divide your hair into 2 sections – down the middle and above your elastic. Pull your pony through the division your created.

D. Pull tight and adjust

E. Braid the pony
F. Roll and pin up your braid

Add on #3 Stare through the glare?

You can wear different type of shades (You can choose from over a variety of shapes, colors and sizes)

You may want to look for for: 1) Tea Shades 2) Mirror shades 3) aviators 4) Wayfarer 5) Oversized shades

deepika

So have you befriended the latest trends or shall we take you through the journey again? :)

Remember to wear a smile and keep it trendy.

NAVRATRI SPECIAL!

Festival Season in India has begun! Today is the first day of Navratri (which means nine nights). Navratri signifies the triumph of good over evil to celebrate the killing of demon Mahishasura by Goddess Maa DURGA.  These are the nine days of ultimate fun, dressing up and visiting nicely decorated Puja pandals, Dandiya Nights served with some traditional delicacies (irresistible vrat ki thaali).

Navratras are also a time to put your best fashion foot forward. Here are the latest trends for you to try on:

deepika in ramleela

#Deepika Padukone, performing Garba in RamLeela moive

Colours: This Navratri maroon,black,red, purple, black and mauve shades are trending.

Chaniya Choli: Chaniya Choli  is the traditional dress for Garba/Dandia Dance. Kalidaar ghagras (worn by Deepika in RamLeela) with traditional long blouses, plain ghagras with Rabari embroidery border, knee length ghagras with lot of kalis, khadi print blouses and lehenga’s with gold tikki work and brocade blouses are going to rule this Navratri.

chaniya choli

Conventional style with a modern wrap is what Men can wear for the festivities. Men can wear the traditional kediyu or go for kurta pajama’s which never ceases to amaze anyone!

men traditional wear

Dhoti’s with a jacket (Let’s try and remember Ranveer Singh from Raam-Leela) the same look is easy to make and it’s quite catchy too. This season trend up no lesser than celebs.

Wear Prints: You can also make a style statement with traditional wear bandhani and lehriya print which are also going to be the latest trend for autumn winter season (#Lakme Fashion Week-Winter/Festive).Men can go for ethnic printed jackets, kurtas or dhotis which are trending these days..

printed ethnic wear

Accessories: Go for heavy Jhumkas, chandlier earings team them up with traditional bangles and kamarbandh (waistband).

accessories

Foot-WEAR? Men can go with the conventional loafers (Jooti cum loafers) to add finesse to this look. Women have many options but nothing compared to embellished jootis. Wear them with anklets  and get ready to dance through the night.

jootis

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