Common habits of Stylish people

The fashionable friends you envy have some very helpful habits that make looking impeccable, confident, and cool in daily reality. It’s not about a total wardrobe overhaul or dropping tons of cash on the season’s biggest trends. Real style begins at home the moment you wake up. We’ve done the research — all you have to do is read on for the takeaways which you can start practicing right now.

  • Plan Their Outfit the Night Before: 

Stylish people

It’s not magic or rocket science. The pulled-together person you see out had really did try to look that way. And it all starts by taking out the outfit the night before to save you from running in a panic the next morning.

  • Give Themselves Plenty of Time to Get Ready:

Stylish people

This will save you from running out of the house with a button unfastened or shoes that do not match, but it’ll also give you a few extra minutes to add a belt or a special piece of jewellery to polish off the look.

  • Dress for the Occasion:

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The well-dressed people in the room are always the ones who got the dress code memo. They look polished and appropriate.

  • Sort Clothes for Laundry and Dry Cleaning:

Sort Clothes for Laundry and Dry Cleaning

Keep an eye out for stains can be treated immediately, as well as pieces that need a trip to the dry cleaners or jeans that could be due for washing.

  • They dress for themselves.

They dress for themselves

It may seem a little contradictory, but the most stylish people never dress to be considered stylish. This paradox exists because the highly stylish do not care what others think about their clothes. They wear what they like it, and that’s part of what makes it work.

  • They don’t follow all the trend.

Stylish people

Usually, the highly fashionable people try to keep up with trends, but that doesn’t mean they jump on every one of them. They know trends come and go, they’ll take action on the ones they like. But if they do not want to buy the hottest new trend, they will not, and it doesn’t tarnish their stylish reputation.

  • They get inspired, but they never copy.

Stylish people

Inspiration can be drawn from various places: fashion shows street style photos, store window mannequins. There are hundreds of possible sources!

Style loving people always get inspired, but they don’t need or want to copy every inch of an outfit. They know how to recreate certain styles and vibrates in a way that makes them their own.

  • THEY KEEP BACK UP OUTFITS

THEY KEEP BACK UP OUTFITS

Stylish people don’t have a fashion emergency. They will always have a backup outfits in mind for every event. If there are any last minute technical problem with the first, there is always a fall back.

  • THEY TRY ON THINGS

Stylish people

Stylish people don’t assume things. They take the time to try on clothes and see how they feel in addition to what they look like rather than assuming their standard sizes.

  • THEY NEVER LOOK UNCOMFORTABLE

Stylish people

Be smart not to step outside your comfort zone. The smartest people know what works for them and stick to it. You will not find them to experiment too much and will always be comfortable in what they wear. They dress like themselves and nobody else.

FASHION THROUGHOUT THE DECADES

1890-1920 Haute Couture

FASHION THROUGHOUT

Early 90s was marked by rise of haute couture in Paris. The Parisian designs were donned by the upper class women who set tone for rest of the world. The corsets and full skirts with hats were popular in this era. The fashion which was adopted found its way through magazines to the world about what was going on and what is being worn. But with the end of First World War, the attention was withdrawn from fashion.

1920-1929 Roaring 20s

FASHION THROUGHOUT

With the war taking over, masculinity was mostly retained in clothing as women wore comfortable clothes with shapeless fits, loose clothes and flattened busts. The 20s are marked by “Flappers” which did not fully emerge until 1926. Flappers mostly wore short hair with short shift dress. This style was comfortably followed by the people as it was easy to make shift dresses at home.

1930-1940 Great Depression and World War I

FASHION THROUGHOUT

In this era, movies became a media of catching up with the fashion trends. Another war was expected seemingly close and fashion was taken over by more of military style with square shoulders. Uniforms became public wear. There was large scale production of clothes and hence started ready-to-wear fashion.

1950s-The Postwar Era
FASHION THROUGHOUT

The designers back then, after the war period was over introduced fitted jackets, slim skirts and full calf length dresses. This made sure that women dressed femininely which was well longed by them. Teenagers for the first time became a force in the fashion market because of a huge influence of movies on them. Fabric like acrylic and synthetic found its popularity as they required less maintenance and even affordable.

1960s-Flower Power

FASHION THROUGHOUT

The youth ran this era and it was undoubtedly a colorful decade. British adopted the trend of black leather jackets and America’s answer was “hippie movement”. The youth in America wore bell bottom jeans and tie-dyed shirts. Men mostly were inspired by Beatles.

1970s-Saturday Night Fever

1970s-Saturday Night Fever

Fashion became global phenomena as now travel became easier which meant not only people travelled freely but with them, the fashion too took a tour. There was “disco dance” craze and clothes which shone under the disco lights were much preferred by people. Late seventies was taken over by the rise of ‘punk’.

1980s- Material Girls

FASHION THROUGHOUT

This era can be well described as dominated by ‘Materialism’ as the western economy witnessed an economic boom. People became brand conscious and use of credit cards made shopping even easier and encouraged spending. Creation of MTV revolutionized the music industry and with it the fashion too. Musicians through their videos made style statements and hence influenced the fashion too.

1990s –Minimalism

1990s _Minimalism

Fashion became more laidback and comfortable. As contrasted to the 80s style defined with color pallets, 90s was more about the color black and neutral colors. Fashion industry bloomed the most in United States. Grunge, an alternative rock subculture spawned a style of skuffy dressing.

2000s-Back to the future

2000s-Back to the future

The 2000s made us realize that fashion trends are cyclical. The old trends which cycled back is given a futuristic touch and carried by people. The boot cut and flared jeans, for instance are a futuristic version of bell bottom jeans. The vintage clothing still finds its place in the market. The boho and hippie look also made a comeback thanks to the TV media and the influence.

Fashion in Early 2000s

It is always refreshing to go down memory lane, when it comes to fashion.  There are so many things and accessories in your closet which love but cannot wear, as it might not be in fashion.  Early 2000’s saw fashion rehashing the styles from 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.  Let’s glances at what was fashion in early 2000’s.

  • Wire chokers headbands:

 Fashion in Early 2000s

Do you miss your favourite headband? If you were in love with your choker headband or necklace, you will surely miss this part of your growing up days. Wire choker headbands and necklace, surely made many heads turn those days.

  • Single earrings:

Fashion in Early 2000s

Wearing single earring was quite a trend back in 2000. The earrings worn were used to make a statement. It was a hit among runway models. But today you cannot think of donning one.

  • Brooches:

Fashion in Early 2000s

Also known as the decorative pin attached on the jacket, Brooches came with a bang and then disappeared. Brooches are considered a vintage accessory as it is associated with older women. It was a hit accessory back then serving as a style statement. Brooches came in different shapes and sizes.

  • Halter Tops:

Fashion in Early 2000s

Who does not love halter tops? Halter tops were quite a rage in early 2000’s.  Fashion in 2000 saw a mix of global and ethnic culture. Halter tops are the sleeveless tops that tie around the neck.

  • Cowgirl shirts:

Fashion in Early 2000s

Back in 2000, when every other girl used to wear Cowgirl shirts. Cowgirl shirts are the chequered shirts that reminded you of good old days. Though these shirts are still in fashion, but back then it was a hit item.

  • Popcorn Shirts:

Popcorn Shirts

These were puffy kind of tees that fits to your body perfectly. Having this tee in the closet was the perfect ensemble to any outfit.

  • Fish nets:

Fashion in Early 2000s

Fish nets stockings made quite a bold fashion statement back then. Worn originally by prostitutes and strippers in Paris, these leggings were acceptable only in late 1980’s.  Girls wore it under short skirts as a style statement.

  • Frosted Lip Gloss:

Fashion in Early 2000s

Though fashion in early 2000’s seems to be outdated, some things are still cherished. For example, Frosted lip gloss, which were all over the place. Every other girl had their lips painted with frosty lip gloss.

  • Whole denim look:

Fashion in Early 2000s

As they say, too much of anything is bad. Same way, too much of denim is a no-no.  If you look back, you will realize why fashion police slammed denim on denim look.  In early 2000’s denim was aggressively promoted like denim hats, denim skirts, dresses and denim pants.

  • Layered Tank Tops:

Layered Tank Tops

Wearing 2 tank tops, one on the top of the other was fashionable in early 2000’s, but now it is no longer in fashion. It was a kind of flirty fashion statement. Sure, tank tops are still in fashion.

 

Early 2000’s fashion trends do bring in nostalgic moments. Things which we loved it like crazy are no longer considered fashionable! Having said that fashion has to be enjoyed and lived at any moment, whether it trends or not.

Bollywood inspired fashion looks for 2016

Bollywood has is what we all look up to for fashion trends. The Manish Malhotra lehenga that Kareena Kapoor wears or the Sabyasachi dress that Deepika adorns is what everyone else also wants to wear. Bollywood has been the biggest trendsetter and today we bring you the biggest Bollywood trends for 2016.

  • Bold red lips

Bollywood Fashion

One of the biggest trend of 2016 is red lips. All celebrities are happily taking this trend to red carpets and we love it. Simple and elegant dresses with bold red lips is what celebrities are wearing for the fashion events.

  • The cape trend

Bollywood Fashion

One trend that has been a big hit is the capes. The celebrities are making a style statement with this trend everywhere. Be it the cape over saree or cape suits or cape jackets. Bollywood has loved the cape trend and we give this trend a thumbs up too. 

  • Pretty pastels

Bollywood Fashion

Pastel colors are in this season. With Marsala being the color for last season, we saw Marsala on everything. From Marsala lips to Marsala dresses but this season is all about pastels and nudes.

  • Boot cut jeans

Bollywood Fashion

Skinny jeans are all out now because the boot cut jeans are back in fashion. Get your 80’s look with boot cut jeans. Our Bollywood celebrities are happily taking this trend forward and are spotted in funky boot cut jeans on airports and shopping trips.

  • Fringes

Bollywood Fashion

If you have been thinking of what haircut to go for off lately, it is the fringe trend that is back in vogue. Fringes are what all celebrities preferring these days. Fringe trend is the biggest hit for the season.

  • Face baking

Bollywood Fashion

With contouring and highlighting being the biggest trends for 2015, 2016 is all about baking. So if you are thinking of pots and pans full of foundation, you need to understand baking is a technique of makeup and our Bollywood industry loves it. 

Items that will increase the life of your clothes and shoes

Well, the changing times have led to burgeoning in the rate of changing fashion trends. Earlier people used to invest in clothes and shoes because the fashion currents did not flourish at contemporary rates. This constantly changing fashion has given rise to cheap quality clothing being manufactured at a rapid speed. Especially, the youth always wants to stay updated in terms of fashion, they keep a check on what they adorn and how they appear. Style and fashion has become an imperative part of our lives and so, they sometimes compromise with quality over quantity.  This means that we need to take a little extra care of the clothes and shoes bought of a comparatively inferior quality, which actually is not a Hercules task.

If, you want to expand the life of your wardrobe rather than having to replace it in no time again then look around your home and you can find ample of stuff to assist you in the same task.

Some of the easy methods that do not cost big bucks to increase the life of your apparels and footwear are given below:

Wash with Care, Fashion Trends and Tips

  • WASH WITH CARE

The fundamental and most common tip for giving long life to your clothing is keeping a few simple points in your mind while washing them. Always follow the color separation method, wash light, dark and white colors in turns. This might take a little extra time but it’s worth it. Also, turn them inside out before putting it inside your washing machine. Avoid dryer whenever possible, it squashes your clothes and depletes their luster and shine. Other than that, always read the washing instructions carefully mentioned on the label.  In addition, wash them in cold Water because that also helps in increasing the life of your clothes.

Cleaning Regime, Fashion Trends and Tips

  • STRICT CLEANING REGIME

Your footwear needs time to time cleaning. Wash or dry-clean your shoes at least once in a week. What’s the most important is, do not forget to read the washing/cleaning instruction that are usually tagged along the shoe or any label placed inside the shoebox.

Use Alternatives, Fashion Trends and Tips

  • ALTERNATE CLOTHING

Avoid wearing the same pair of shoes, pants or shirts for two consecutive days. Let your footwear and clothes air out. It is an important step because it helps in keeping them odor free.

Clothes on a washing line, Fashion Trends and Tips

If you plan to wear the same set of clothes again without washing, which happens usually in case of woolen wear, then make sure that you hang them out of your closet in open air for an hour or two. Once the body odor leaves your clothes, it is equally important to fold them in a proper manner before setting them in your wardrobe. The same rule applies to your shoes; let them rest out of your shoe-rack for some time after wearing and before placing them in the rack.

Just try these tips and let us now in comments if any one of them worked for you or if you have some other tips to share.

COAT A WINTER “MUST HAVE” FOR WOMEN

Fashion trends keep on changing but some trends are evergreen like Winter Coats for women. Best thing about coats is that they go well with both Indian and Western wear. You can easily wear them with Sarees, Suits, dresses, Jeans and slacks. A well fitted coat brings out your personality and at the same time makes you look elegant and stylish. So take out your coat and wear it and if you don’t have, invest in one this season. You can choose from a wide range of coats available in the market.Following are some of the popular coats:

Trench Coat: 
Once used by British Army Officers, Trench Coat is now one of the most stylish and popular coats available in the market. The classic trench coat is water resistant, Khaki, double-breasted, belted and has ten buttons.

trenchcoat

It is also available in variety of colors, styles and fabrics like gabardine, wool-polyester blend etc, which makes it apt for both casual and formal wear. Trench coat is great for early winter and if it’s made of water resistant fabric then you can wear it during rainy season also.

Pea Coat:
In the old times, pea coat was worn by sailors and American Navies. A traditional pea coat is navy blue in color and made of wool and double-breasted. It’s also available in other colors and designs.

peacoat

Important thing to keep in mind while buying a pea coat is that it should be of the right length i.e. just below the hip and should be well fitted.

Cape Coat:
It’s a sleeveless top coat. If you want to look glamorous this is the coat for you. Traditional cape coat was hooded, short from the front and long from the back and was to be tied at the neck. Women used to wear it on the dresses which normal coats would crush or hide.

capecoat

But now you can choose from variety of available styles like with or without hood, poncho, belted, without belt, shawl and fabrics.

Parka Coat:
It’s a warm coat, originally worn by Eskimos.

parkacoat

It usually comes with a detachable fur hood and for extreme cold conditions you can also go for fur lined parka.

Wrap Coat:
It’s warm a chic coat which you can wear like a robe. It’s available in variety of styles and fabrics. Best thing about a wrap coat is that it flatters all the body shapes.

wrap coat