{ F.A.S.H.I.O.N } Festive ReFresh



For someone like me who wore denims to her cousin's weddings as a teenager, Indian outfits didn't even come a close second! Infact , someone in the family jokingly said , "She will wear denims to her own wedding!". Fast forward 2019, I am a very experimental person when it comes to fashion. I get bored easily with the same kind of outfits and always look for a change ! I am attracted to all things "ART". If i see art in an outfit, my heart gushes with joy! It doesn't matter then if its an embroidered denim or an embroidered Kurta. Art elevates! I have realised how refreshing the wardrobe , refreshes the mood and sometimes even the whole Work-plan!

Its been 3 years, Come September and i start planning festive content for the blog. A brand tells me , But, We don't see you often in Indian wear-- we checked your instagram - we don't think this will work. Well, I think its all about the perspective - if you feel good in an outfit , the content speaks for itself ! Also the fact that I get regular requests for indian wear from readers on instagram only reassures me of the love these posts will receive ! So here i am-  Ready to receive all the love in my cosy chic indian outfits this season! Bring it on and get yourself a wardrobe refresh just like me - In pretty airy Cottons and lush embroidery - MULMUL ships worldwide ! Every piece in their collection is droolworthy and i am not kidding when i say this! I showed this collection to Nik, and he's like - Wow - this is another level - if only more people wore this! I am wearing this piece from their New collection "WINDSOR" - The Mulmul Hazel kurta and Bellbottoms ( Click here)

   












Till next time, CIAO!

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{ F.A.S.H.I.O.N } Sweet Secrets


This post is dedicated to all my Instagram readers who consistently requested ethnic wear on the page for this festive season !

While some stylish indian fashion is going to hit the blog soon( Keep an eye) , i thought it'd be best to do a simple and more wearable version for the celebrations !

I went ahead and shopped my wardrobe to create this look! But there is a little secret and i got caught today t! Haha , Moms you know ! My mom is very much on social media and when i posted the first look she called me and asked if the brand gifted this Kurta. I told her i actually bought it . ( It was actually for her) .
She was in disbelief because i am the last person to buy kurtas! So yes, this is what i got for her and it is a SIZE XL. Now , let me tell you i also tried my own size which is size M because i just loved this kurta . Figured it looked more elegant with more fabric and that was a size L or XL. So i bought this in an XL and shot the look  as well and she caught me before i could tell her , haha. Turns out , she loved it on me so we might occasionally swap! What say? Also , i will totally recommend up-sizing for these asymmetric styles ! You will be pleasantly surprised just like me !




Kurta- Melange ( Lifestyle stores)| Benarasi silk pants- Juanita| Peal and abalone shell neckpiece - Label Zohra| Kolhapuris- Colaba causeway | Earrings- Zara| Stole- From my old anarkali suit



















Till next time, CIAO!
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{ F.A.S.H.I.O.N } Twirling in the 1950s



Hello beautiful people!





When Shubdha sent me this dress as part of her new Sustainable collection ,  it was a surprise again !
And what a brilliant surprise- this dress screamed retro with an indian twist  .You know my love for all things retro!  I never leave an opportunity to create something that opens an old time capsule . So while i did my research , I came across this article on the evolution of women's dressing and this style was very 1950s indeed,  except that it had Indian elements like the Angarkha Neck and dainty floral embroidery- such a delight  .





And so began the task of searching a retro location and what better than a Movie set which was made to mimick the 1950s ! This set was made for a movie and is now open to public on weekends ! Oh google, how I love you ! About an hour's drive from Johannesburg , this makes for a great photo location . However, there is nothing to do here except take pictures. Its a really small set and houses a cafe with milkshakes. If you happen to go here for a shoot, you can go to Harteebeespoort town next door to enjoy the dam as well as visit the cafes around!


This was my last shoot in South Africa and it was a bitter sweet moment ! I was in pain due to lower back issues, the skin virus that still hasn't left and the task of shifting countries again! Nonetheless , the show must go on ! And this dress,  uplifted my mood as you can see  . I finally smiled because this dress was such a joy  - cosy organic cotton layers and that fabulous flare - Enjoy the pictures.  And no matter which part of the world you are reading from , Juanita ships worldwide. Isn't that awesome! NOW NOW, if you did read till here, I have to give you a BIG BIG HUG and air kisses because , i think the world of blogging with words is becoming passe. Tell me what do you think ?

Do you think i should continue to write along with my pictures or just put pictures on the blog? Its easy for me because writing can take more energy than a shoot sometimes  ! And if you answer this question in the comments and have read till here - YOU KNOW YOU ARE MY FAVOURITE <3 p="">
DRESS: JUANITA | Belt - Madame | Shoes - Zara | Bag- Accessorize | Hairclip- Chinatown , johannesburg 














Shot by NIK on my SONY RX100Miii





Till next time CIAO!

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