Saturday, 1 April 2017

TrimmingsAndLace For YWC - Collection Launch

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Last Friday marked an exciting and inspiring luncheon as the legendary Yuvraj Singh launched his sports lifestyle brand - You We Can - on India's leading fashion e-tailer Jabong. Inspired by his own life and his many victories - both professional and personal - You We Can (YWC) is Yuvraj Singh's own label and is an offset of his foundation named 'You We Can' - an NGO dedicated towards working for cancer causes, funding education for cancer survivors and many more noble activities. Which is why, a certain percentage of all YWC sales are contributed towards the You We Can foundation, facilitating and enabling the good work to be carried on. YWC, available at Jabong, is an active wear line consisting of a variety of products for men and women like T-shirts, ,joggers, track pants, jackets, hoodies and much more. And guess what, these pieces won't burn a hole in the pocket as prices range from Rs. 600 to Rs. 1500.  

Speaking at the event, Yuvraj Singh, said,"YWC is built around the ethos - Live, Dare and Inspire - and aims to motivate individuals to fight against insurmountable odds, have courage and make fighters out of all of us. Jabong has a dedicated base of sports-loving and fashion-forward shoppers and will be an excellent platform for YWC to connect with more individuals and inspire them to have the grit and determination to overcome unassailable difficulties. I am sure YWC will continue to reach a wider sect through its association with Jabong." 

Make sure you check out the You We Can collection available at Jabong. 

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Thursday, 16 February 2017

The Pinks You Cannot Miss

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Love it or hate it, but you cannot escape it - All pretty things do come in pink and all the Valentine hum drum involves pink, and a lot of it. But beyond the pretty and the mushy, for me pink affiliates with strength and empowerment as well (and much more).

With February unremarkably being the month of love (and all the branding that has gone into making it one), I felt it right to share with you my all time favourite pinks. I wouldn't label all of them as classics, however, being personal favourites I'll certainly recommend splurging on them. 

Here's my list - 

1. Chance by Chanel 
2. Miss Dior by Christian Dior
3. Dream of Pink by Lacoste - Sadly discontinued. Hence, I savour every drop of mine! 
4. Chatterbox by M.A.C - Works better as a blush. Trust me! 
5. Breathing Fire by M.A.C

Wearing - 

Cardigan - ZARA
Skirt - Stalk Buy Love
On my lips - Breathing Fire from M.A.C

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Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Before We Say Pleats Please

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You are late to the party if I have to tell you that pleats were The trend last spring/summer and the fashion circuit is going puppy eyed for them this season as well. Knife, accordion or superfine crystal pleats, this precise, fabric creasing technique takes on a sophistication that goes beyond that of plaid, school uniforms. Besides the drama when in motion and with the right hints of metallic and shine, pleats create a perfect balance of sexiness and reserve. With Issey Miyake capturing imaginations with this revolutionary label Pleats Please and bringing them back into the spotlight, this technique has progressed from the boutique curated gowns and dresses to the more wearable, accessible and affordable wardrobe staples. Pleats are a great way of fashionably hiding yourself (imagine a wide, legged palazzo pant) or being your boldest, avant-garde self (imagine an architecturally  structured top). Not to mention, their ability to elevate even the blah of outfits. Hence, the outfit. 

Metallic skirts have made quite a dent with some of the leading high street fashion houses and hence into the fashion conscious wardrobes. Pair them with a cool, graphic t-shirt or go edgy like me, they work their way to spruce the very basics. And, if pleats aren't your thing (really?) but metallics are, you might want to check out this for some SOS. As for me, there's no not loving them  - not now, not then

Wearing - 

Skirt - SheIn
Brassiere - Marks&Spencer
Bomber Jacket - Gifted (here)
Sandals - Charles & Keith (here)

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