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SS’21: Lounging in Double XL #TrendAlert

This SS’21, let your double XL be the face of your comfort! Slip in those husband’s shirts of yours, sippin’ that cold coffee, and make comfort your fashion statement. Ah! Went to look for that big baggy shirt? Go on! 😉 Call it ‘the boyfriend shirt’ or ‘husband’s shirt’, it is undoubtedly one of the most classic pieces in any wardrobe! Earlier in the days when ladies were allowed to wear pants for specific occasions like sports etc., the shirt wasn’t much promoted. But when working husbands were out and women needed to step up, they would alter their husband’s shirts and deck ’em up to go to work. If we talk about the origin of boyfriend’s double XL shirts’ fashion, “borrow” would be the word. The habit of women borrowing and wearing their partner’s big baggy clothing slowly became a big fashion trend. For this Spring Summer 2021, the…

Reimagine. Recreate. Restore #WorldEnvironmentDay

The time to just conserve is gone. Now the time is to restore life on Earth. It’s time to reimagine, recreate and restore! This World Environment Day 2021, are you ready to act for nature? Preventing greenhouse gases. Planting more green. Stop cutting trees. Stop plastic usage… Gen X, Millennials and Gen Z have become used to these phrases. Conserve is the word we all have literally grown up with. But what this generation needs now is a new word. RESTORE!  Nature has changed. Isn’t it time for us to change our behaviour, our actions and our understanding of our environment? Well, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says the time is NOW! Our home, our planet Earth needs our help. Every year, the UN comes up with an action plan and an idea to conserve and preserve our environment. This time, the United Nations has declared this decade 2021-2030…

Happy Birthday to the One True Diva Marilyn Monroe #FashionIcon

The famous skirt flair, that blonde hair & winged eyeliners, the bikini shots & witty quips, that body confidence, and nonchalant attitude is what marks and make the truest DIVA of our generation – Marilyn Monroe. On her birthday, we celebrate the Diva, her contribution to fashion and the bad-ass attitude with which she set the tone for women power for generations to come. Here’s are Marilyn Monroe in her iconic looks and some of wittiest excerpts: “I don’t mind living in a man’s world as long as I can be a woman in it”. “Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” “A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.” “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” “I only know I want to be wonderful.” “Always, always,…

SS’21: Breezy in the Big Blue Jean! #TrendAlert

Carrying on the quarantine comfort, big blue jean is here, all comfy, all casual. This SS’21, are you ready to deck up the baggy denims? History of The Big Blue Jean Think baggy jeans and what comes to mind? The nostalgic 90s! Big blue jeans were easy to spot on young men in the 1990s. It was a style that largely remained underground but still found its way to the top of the fashion culture of that era. Being hip-hoppy and free to move in, it gained immense popularity in no time. Big designers and brands also didn’t stay behind in endorsing this fashion taste. Pret brands like Gap and Old Navy brought out the baggy lines of jeans. Designer Tommy Hilfiger paired baggy denims with crisp white button-up shirts! An “urban prep” line, that was a signature viral street style of the 90s. Denim as a trend keeps coming…

SS’21: Throwback to Comfy Back! #TrendAlert

Welcome the disarming power of a backless dress! A notch ahead in going bold in gold, check out this sensational trend of SS’21. Are you ready to flaunt that sizzling back of yours? A trend revealing the back has come as a surprise as the entire year went into quarantine. Historically revealing, backless dresses are seen as business-in-the-front, party-in-the-back hybrid garments. You would think, “If that is so, why is a spine revealing trend like this, gaining so much limelight amid pandemic?” 🤔 Well, how about a little hope and a hot dose of positive energy! Backless as a trend is here imparting a positive vibe in sync with being comfortable in our own skin. So let’s embrace bareback with sass and comfort, shall we? A trend, modest enough for a Zoom call but also daring enough to add a small thrill to these mundane days, let’s revel in this…

SS’21: What’s in Your Bag? #DesignerDesk

Basic and chic, the essential bag is one of the major fashion highlights for Spring Summer 2021. Getting to know more about this trend and collection, we’re talking to our jewellery designer about her inspirations & more! Becoming a fashion fixture in the 1880s and escalating to a daily essential accessory, bags have gained a special place in the fashion world. From travelling carpetbag to classic luggage bags, to hand luggage to now the fashion essential it is today – bags have seen quite an evolution! Prominent designers like Hermes, Prada, and Louis Vuitton hold the testimony of this rise. This Spring Summer 2021, big baggy bags are back as one of the limelight trends. With its macro trend being Investment Pieces, bags are here to stay a long way! Resurrection being the core idea behind this, it’s all about letting go of the clutter and bagging what’s essential. From…

SS’21: Bag of Tricks or Treats! #TrendAlert

Summer is here, bagged in the essence of Essentials! Staple, basic, or carryall – all flavours are here for you. Are you ready to explore this bag of tricks or treats? From big roomy leather bags to baggy totes, Spring-Summer 2021 is essentially very much about comfortable handbags. Let’s grab a bag and jive through the historical essentials of this trend that is here to carry us through the season. Put that history in the bag! Various kinds of handbags became a fashion fix in the 1880s. With the ideas of much spacy luggage and the travelling bags, fashion-necessity found its way to bring on this very classy accessory! Quite a  plain yet practical bag became the structure for all the fashionable essentials. Most of the classic bags known today were developed by the great luggage and saddlery houses of Paris in the late nineteenth century. Many prominent contemporary designers…

SS’21: Nothing But Net! #TrendAlert

The most adventurous styling move is here! Spring Summer’2021 is here all armoured in net! Embracing this perfectly comfy yet strong vibe, are you ready to mesh-up? There is no doubt that a well-placed netting satiates our desires of purely aesthetic pleasures. Whichever way it is worn, this eye candy trend feels just perfect in all sense. This Spring Summer 2021, the netting trend has come back, encasing the silhouette in a joyful style! Not to forget the aesthetic touch of the 1990s. With the pandemic and many other challenges our way, we the people of the world are in the mood to fight back! Complementing the same, in fashion too we have ‘Fighting Spirit’ as a macro trend this season. And nets are one big highlight under the same, bringing on its armoured vibe! Net Archives A variety of nets came into the scene with showgirls of the 1920s…

SS’21: The Soft, Buttery Mood of Pastels! #TrendAlert

Soft as Butter, hues so light, it’s the perfect Summer vibe! Spring-Summer 2021 is back with pastels and we can’t get enough! Energy is not just a feeling this season; it’s a whole mood. With positivity being the need of the hour, fashion too had it as one of its macro trends. And in its banner, Pastels became one of the highlights with all the ramps, runways, red carpets and even a little streetwear shining in their pretty pastel avatar. Particular Proclivity for Pastels The ramps and runways this season did not take pastels in their larger than life forms but with a more relaxed, comfortable and subtle style. With a minimal take on these sorbet hues, it was about adding calm with just the right amount of colour. Clearwater Blue, Baby Pink, Egg-Yolk pastel Yellow, Pressed Rose, Pastel Pepper Stem, Lemon Verbena, and Light Lavender were some hues taking…

10 Cosmos Designs for the Stargazer! #UniversalTrend

Stars, moon, galaxies. Oh yeah, cosmos inspired jewellery charm us like nothing else! As the moon-face Marilyn Monroe has stated that we all are stars and deserve to twinkle! Why not add a little-yet-literal star, with the twinkle of gold and diamonds?  Cosmos-inspired jewellery might look like a modern rage – but that’s not factually correct. Celestially inspired jewellery has been à la mode for ages. Wanna know why such pieces are popular besides just having cute and appealing features? Stay on. Not just any jewellery, trend-inspired jewellery is the one that holds deeper meaning beyond what meets the eyes. On top of it, the ones that stay in trend throughout definitely make the must-have-must-own list! Talking about ever-trendy jewellery, sentimental motifs gained high popularity in the Victorian era. From crescent moons, anchors to birds and even horse-shoes, Victorians were all about connections and symbolism. And, what connects to sentiments…

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