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Easy Hairstyles for Summer

We’re in the midst of the hottest month of the year and while in Mumbai, some of us are hopelessly praying for the rain, in most of the other South Asian countries, people are planning their summer vacations. Gone are the days when summers were spent indoors because right now everybody is travelling, hitting the beaches […]

Amazing Thailand Grand Sale – ATGS 2016

Hello wonderful people!! I’ve got some exciting news to share – June is going to be quite an adventurous month for me & I will tell you why shortly.  But first let me tell you that June isn’t just synonymous with summer or monsoon or vacations. June is also the time where annual grand sales […]

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Bold Red Lips – Maybelline MAT 7 Review

Bold, powerful & sexy – red lips never go out of fashion. A dash of red lip stain revs up your sex appeal without you even realizing it. It can give a lot of oomph to a simple LBD or LWD. And it’s a great tool to completely transform a day look to a night […]

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Signature Pedicure at Taj Salon Mumbai

A great pedicure can be as soothing to the soul as well as the sole. At the Taj Salon earlier this month, I experienced one of the best pedicures in town! There was a time when I used to be very particular about mani-pedis and I used to make sure that I get one done […]

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Parineeti Chopra at the 4000th H&M Store Launch

International fashion brand, H&M , celebrated the grand opening of its 4000th store across 61 countries at DLF Mall of India, yesterday. Over 500 fashion lovers queued up early in the morning to be the first to shop the latest collections including the vivacious Parineeti Chopra.   “I’ve always liked H&M ’s exciting and affordable fashion- there is […]

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Of Drama & Dreams

Of Drama & Dreams … All Accessories – Ayesha Photography – Merilyn Pereira Top & Jeans – Mango I grew up on a staple diet of Bollywood romances, imagining that someday I would fall madly in love and live happily ever after. In fact, DDLJ served as my template for the perfect romance. I would […]

Hair Spa at Jean Claude Biguine

A day well spent – indeed! On Monday, I was invited to Jean Claude Biguine, a French boutique salon which set up base in India in 2008. The salon known for its high-end salon & spa services has around 10 outlets across Mumbai & Bangalore. I visited the Jean Claude Biguine Lokhandwala branch in Mumbai as […]

Lakme Fashion Week – DAY 4/5

Hello everyone! So Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015 has finally come to an end. Well till now, I am glad I was able to run you through Day 1, Day 2, Day 3 and behind the scenes of LFW as well.  For Day 4 & Day 5, here are some of my favourites – DAY 4 […]

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Lakme Fashion Week 2016 – Behind The Scenes

High heels, designer clothes, lots of oomph and all the fashion drama – but there’s a lot to fashion weeks than just runways and this is what I am going to talk about in this post. During Lakme Fashion Week 2016, I checked out all the activities that were  happening outside the main show areas.   […]

Lakme Fashion Week 2016 – DAY 3

You know it’s summer when you step into Lakme Fashion Week 2016 Day 3.  From Amit Aggarwal’s amazing line up of new-age gowns to Anita Dongre’s beautiful collection of printed lehengas with front slit kurtas, cholis, and draped dupattas – Lakme Fashion Week Day 3 was all about saying a BIG hello to summer! Here are the […]

Lakme Fashion Week 2016 – DAY 2

Welcome to Day 2 of Lakme Fashion Week Summer Resort 2016.  Well to put it simply, Day 2 was all about showcasing sustainable & Indian textiles and I think this is a very critical part of the entire extravaganza. I attended a number of shows on Day 2 but I am going to share with […]

4 Things I Loved about Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2016 – DAY 1

Hey Guys! So guess what – I will be covering Lakme Fashion Week 2016, every single day this season. And I will be blogging daily about it!! As you must have all figured out from my twitter & Instagram updates  – I was at the opening show of Lakme Fashion Week yesterday. Yes, I got […]

Reliance Trends SS 2016

Guess who I went shopping with last Friday? The lovely Ileana D’Cruz !! Well, if you follow me on Facebook Twitter or Instagram  you must have seen all my updates! But just in case you are not following me already – Last Friday, I happened to attend the launch of the newly revamped Reliance Trends store at Infinity […]

Tops for Summer 2016

This summer, get ready to sport a variety of tops – move over halters & tanks because these styles are really hitting the market BIG this season. And guess what, a number of these are available online as well (so saves you the trouble of going out in the heat?). But yeah, that’s what I […]

Pretty Accessories at Ayesha This Summer

Girls – you got to see this ! Spotted these pretty little things at Ayesha recently & couldn’t help but blog about it. So, Ayesha is out with their brand new Spring Summer 2016 collection & the new range includes necklaces, earrings, earcuffs, bracelets, scarves, cuff bracelets, sunglasses, hair accessories, hats and caps! What caught my […]

Inglot Cosmetics Review

Hey girls!! How’re you all doing? Weather in Mumbai has drastically changed in the last couple of weeks, hasn’t it? Say hello to summer & humidity, once again. And of course keeping this in mind, I’d like to urge all you beautiful people – please do not leave home without dabbing sunscreen on your face, […]

Hello 2016 – A New Begining

Hello 2016  … Now it almost seems like I am back after a long hiatus & I won’t deny that last year has been challenging and a lot of my time was taken up at work.  Looking back at 2015, I have come to realise that we can’t stop things, people and life from changing. […]

Dress Up This Diwali – Tips & Ideas

Hey girls! Here are some easy tips & ideas you can incorporate when putting together your Diwali wardrobe. Also, check out some collections by fashion designer, Ritu Sekseria, some of her designs are quite catchy !   Bright colors go really well with festivals. Diwali should be celebrated wearing eye catching colors like yellow,pink, red and […]

What Caught My Eye At The #IIJW 2015

It was all glitz and glamor on the ramps but these are the collections that stood out for me at the India International Jewellery Week 2015, held in Mumbai .. Ethnica -Fusion of Jaipur Jadau and Polki The collection boasts traditional styles and bold craftsmanship. This work is a heritage old art using enamel & polki’s […]

Make Up Tricks

Hello girls!! I wanted to share these absolutely amazing make up info/ tricks – every girl should know! IDEAL BASE COVERAGE   DARK CIRCLE FIX     TO GET THE ULTIMATE RED MATTE LIP SHADE DO YOUR EYEBROWS YOURSELF       WHICH BRUSH IS FOR WHAT – KNOW YOUR BRUSHES EYE MAKEUP FOR YOUR […]

Micro Bags – Hottest Trend This Year

Quirky, edgy, fashionable and teeny tiny – the biggest trend of this season are “micro bags”! A couple of months back FENDI came up with a range of tiny bags for their spring summer 2015  – a unique micro version of the two iconic bags of Maison – Peekaboo and Baguette… I’m totally in love […]