One Dress, Five Ways!

By Aishwarya Kaushal, Friday, 27th September 2013

I always wonder that we buy so many dresses and wear them only once! So, I wanted to share with you some of my ideas on how you can sneakily repeat your dress and still look like you’re wearing a new outfit every time! Just don’t do it consecutively 😛

So here is the dress that I’m going to play with today!

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In the first three outfits, I’m going to use this dress as a top.

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Here I have paired high waisted black trousers with the dress. The sweetheart neckline of the dress gives the outfit a sexy look and the red satin pumps add to sultry feel. This is a night-out ready outfit!

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This outfit is boho chic with a twist. The flared maxi skirt is very feminine and adds to effortless sexy look.

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This is a more day appropriate look. Red and green are complementary colors and work really well together. The casual feel of the colored denim balances the edginess of the dress. And Flats. To run! 😛

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Here, I have used the dress as a tunic. This is a more fall/winter appropriate look. You can further change the look by adding a trench coat!

For the last look :

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I’ve kept it corporate classy. Everything looks better with a blazer! 😛

Ooh! And a Hat! 🙂

I hope you enjoyed my pairings and how to wear a dress in multiple ways!

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What’s In My September 2013 Vellvette Box/Bag?

By Aishwarya Kaushal, Thursday, 26th September 2013

I had been waiting for the special anniversary bag eagerly and mine arrived today! 😀

So let’s see what I got :

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Its an adorable little red and white polka dotted bag!

This is what they have to say :

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I much prefer bags over boxes, they’re just more useful!

Here is a peek inside :

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So here are all the products I got :

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I like how everything is properly packaged and bubble wrapped!

1. The Nature’s Co. Lavender Body Lotion

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It smells amazing! Its a deluxe sized sample and I do carry lotions and the works in my bag everyday so this will be a pleasant variety! 🙂

2. Beauty UK Eye Shadow Palette – Soho

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A closer look :

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Quick swatches :

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3. Flormar Deluxe Shine Gloss Lipstick – D40

I didn’t get a card for the lipstick!

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Quick swatch :

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The lipstick is a beautiful shade of brick red and intensely moisturizing. I have extremely dry lips so this will be good for me!

4. Bonus Product – Vellvette Compact Brush

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This brush will come in handy while travelling, there’s a mirror as well!

So overall, here is what I got :

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I got 3 full size products and a deluxe sample size! This month’s Vellvette bag was great value for money and I am quite satisfied with what I got!

What’s in my August 2013 Vellvette Box/Bag? HERE

You can subscribe to the Vellvette Box/Bag here :  http://www.vellvette.com/

Cost :

– Rs. 499/- for a one-time box

– Rs. 1,099/- for a 3 month subscription

– Rs. 1,999/- for a half yearly subscription

– Rs. 3,599/- for an annual subscription.

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Autumn/Fall Fashion Trends, Essentials and Favorites!

By Aishwarya Kaushal, Wednesday, 25th September 2013

Even though New Delhi is still hot as hell, I cannot wait for autumn/fall. I am just a more pleasant person in the wintertime!

Why I love winters :

1. Blankets and Quilts are so cosy! ❤

2. Make-up stays in place all day!

3. My face doesn’t become an oily mess at the end of the day so less break-outs!

4. Ice creams do not melt in 5 seconds, unlike summers!

5. I actually want to work out and go for a run in the winters because that gives a sense of warmth in the cold weather.

6. Hair styles do not move. i.e. Less Humidity = Less Frizz!

Yay! for upcoming winters! 😀

So, enough rambling now. Let’s get to why you’re here, Fashion!

1. CARDIGANS

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Cardigans are a great transitional piece from summer to fall. They can be layered over dresses and paired up with skirts to create a more fall appropriate look. You can be wearing a summer outfit during the day and it is very easy to just put on a cardigan over it on chilly fall nights.

2. LIGHTWEIGHT SWEATERS/JUMPERS

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They can also be a very versatile piece because they’re great for layering. They can be worn over dresses and with skirts, pants etc.

3. DENIM JACKET

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A denim jacket can instantly turn many outfits into more casual, day appropriate looks. They will keep you warm, but not too warm and they look great with dresses!

4. STRUCTURED BAGS

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Structured bags add class and sophistication to any outfit. Shades of dark green are going to be huge this fall. Navy blue and oxblood are also good colors to sport during fall/winter.

5. ANKLE BOOTS AND BOOTIES

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Again, a very versatile transitional item, they can be worn with a number of things including dresses, skirts, pants, trousers etc!

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6. BLAZERS

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Every woman needs a black blazer in her life. Textured clothing is also going to be huge this fall. Colors like military green, olive green, navy blue and oxblood are your best picks.

6. SCARVES

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Scarves add a touch of elegance to any outfit and elevate a simple outfit into a dressier version of itself. They’re available in a multitude of colors, styles, and prints. Woolen ones help keep the neck area warm during fall/winter while looking chic!

7. HATS

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Everything looks better with a hat on top! Say goodbye to sunhats because fedoras and beanies are the hats for fall!

8. TIGHTS/LEGGINGS

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Tights are a great way to wear your dresses during autumn and winter time! They look great with coats, dresses, skirts etc. Colored tights will instantly liven up a dull neutral outfit. They’re also available in funky prints. When wearing printed leggings, it is advisable to keep the rest of your outfit plain and muted so the leggings can be the eye-ball grabbing piece. In Blair’s words, always remember, “Tights are NOT pants!”

9. TALL BOOTS

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What is fall without boots? Tall boots are the epitome of fall/winter fashion!

I hope you enjoyed my little compilation of autumn/fall fashion!

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A Little Trouser/Jegging Haul :-)

By Aishwarya Kaushal, Tuesday, 24th September 2013

Hello everyone,

I went to GK 1 M Block Market today to get my nails back into shape after my acrylic french manicure. Read all about it HERE

If you’re like me and you hate the discomfort of skinny jeans but love how they look, you’re going to love jeggings and stretchy trousers! Skinny jeans look very flattering and sexy, but to me, jeans are really uncomfortable. I prefer to live in palazzos, maxi skirts, jumpsuits, dresses, skirts, leggings etc!

Now that we have skinny trousers and jeggings, I don’t have to worry about uneasiness anymore!

I was looking for regular black jeggings of some sort and I ended up buying three different ones!

I stopped at a store called “Gift Palace” and this is what I bought :

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They’re a lovely charcoal grey pair of jeggings which will be perfect for fall and they go with everything! I love that it has two zippers on one side and one on the other! They fit me like a glove! I bought them for Rs. 1050/-

This is how they look on me :

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Then a lovely girl just outside the shop, came up to me and said, if I was looking for trousers then I should go to a place called “Happening” which a just a few steps ahead and she had bought a few pairs from there too and loved them. I thanked her and went forward wishing to find some black ones!

And guess what? I did! 😛

And another one!

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Both of them fit me perfectly!

This is how the black ones look on me :

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Every girl needs a pair of black trousers! I love that it has a lot of buttons at the front and a broad belt. They look like jeans but feel like leggings! ❤

This is how the olive green trousers look on me :

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Olive green and military green are going to be huge this fall. Textured clothes are always in trend during the winters. This was such an amazing find! All of them feel very snug and soft but this has to be my favorite one out of the three! 😀 Now I just need to get them hemmed.

Both of these retailed for Rs. 1350/- each.

Thanks to the wonderful girl for telling me about this lovely shop! 🙂

I hope you enjoyed my little haul.

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My Experience With Acrylic/Fake Nails And Gel Manicure!

By Aishwarya Kaushal, Monday, 23rd September 2013

Hello everyone! 🙂

So recently I went to a nail salon to get my nails done. I was unsure if I wanted to get acrylics. I had thought about getting a gel manicure only but my nails are very brittle and the thought of getting long nails in a matter of minutes was very alluring! 😛

I decided on a French Manicure, a true classic.

The place is called “CLAWS” and it is located in the GK 2 Market, New Delhi.

We started by pushing my cuticles back and filing my nails. Then we moved onto acrylic french manicure nails. They are white in color to get that beautiful french tip.

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The acrylic nails were glued on mine just a few millimeters before where my real nails start growing out.

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I know it looks really scary now but it gets better! 😛

My nails were now trimmed to a more appropriate length.

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I still felt they needed to be a bit shorter so they were trimmed again, just a few millimeters. Then they were filed properly to avoid any sharp edges.

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They were then filled with a mixture of some liquid and powder. I forgot to ask what it was! But, that is what makes the fake nails look like your real nails and binds them together.

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They were filed again and buffed to perfection from top to bottom.

Then we moved onto a gel top coat that gives a beautiful shine that stays for a long time.

I wanted to get some nail art done but I didn’t want to spoil the sophisticated look of the french manicure so we decided to do an accent nail.

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I was told to put my hands under an LED light to fix the gel nail polish.

The process took about 2 hours and I was exhausted after that so I had donuts! 😛

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All in all, it was a good experience. However, they are really hard to maintain. You’ll need to get regular fillers so it still looks real. The maintenance depends on how fast your nails grow. I, for myself will not get acrylics again. Sometimes the white part of the nails turns yellow after eating food and I need to wash them with a brush to make them white again. I would much rather get a gel manicure from the next time onwards. It stays longer and makes the nails stronger.

About 2-3 coats of gel nail polish are applied. After every coat, you need to put your nails under the light to fix the polish. The last coat is a top coat that gives shine.

The nails look really thick and healthy after a gel manicure and it does not chip at all for about 2-3 weeks.

You’ll need to go back to the salon to remove your gel manicure.

I hope this was helpful to all of you who are considering getting acrylics or a gel manicure.

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