Sitting at home and devouring mangoes, this is my ideal summer day!
Doesn’t it feel like just a few days ago we were greeting each other with new year wishes and yanking each other over our new year resolutions? Time really flies and Summer is here already.
There’s much to envy about Hyderabad, including our summers. Unlike most cities summers here are, yes HOT, but at least not humid. They can be a little too harsh and scorching at times but with the right choice of clothes and summer essentials you can be ever ready to beat the heat in style. I have tucked away all my warm clothes in my closet and have brought out all the summery outfits to keep the heat at bay.
Now Minimalist ≠ Boring! Summers are always about the happy, bright and feminine pastels styled in the simplest way.
Don’t give comfort a miss this season. Choose outfits made out of fabrics that are breathable. Cottons are always your safest bet and of late linens have been a big hit.
When it comes to summers, choose pastels. You can never go wrong with them. Pastels can be worn all year round, but during summers they induce a certain calmness.
How cool is this pastel blue dress by The Yellow Label? I took inspiration from The Greyhalfway and styled it with a chunky belt and boots. This is definitely my idea of a perfect summer brunch style – pastel, cotton, printed, volume sleeves – ah!
About The Yellow Label
The Yellow Label
is a modern Indian clothing label based out of Jaipur. It is a contemporary interpretation of Indian crafts. What I love about them is, while their motifs and fabrics our Indian, their color palette and silhouettes are chosen to meet the needs of modern Indian women. They handpick all our of their materials (including linings, threads & buttons), and work closely with the printers, weavers, vendors and manufacturers.
Rad All Day!
Got a winter wedding coming? It can become quite overwhelming to choose what to wear to a winter wedding. There are several things to consider while choosing a winter wedding guest dress, ranging from the formality of the affair, to your body type and personal style. You need to get the right balance between warmth and style this season. While putting together a winter wedding attire consider to include dark hues, rich (thick) fabrics and longer sleeves.
Velvet is a winner
Every so often you see an old style or fabric doing the come back. One such fabric that is back and here to rule the winters is the classic velvet. Velvet is always a winner when it comes to wedding wear in winter.
I’ve styled three different looks using a hint of velvet in each of them.
The first look I am donning is an ethnic one. A trend that’s been around for a while and is gonna stay is the crop top and lehenga. I’ve styled my ethnic outfit taking cues from this staple trend and experimenting a tad bit.
This uber chic yellow georgette lehenga is one of my best ethnic buys. I chucked the crop top and styled it with a polo neck velvet top (which in fact is a knee length body-con dress from Vero Moda). The length of the dress adds the extra warmth you would need under that flimsy sheer lehenga on a cold starry night.
I added the silver mirror choker to go with the gota lace detailing at the hem of the lehenga; it adds the extra edge to the otherwise plain look of the top. I must mention, I feel incomplete without a bag or a purse in my hand and hence I opted to wear my silver mini satchel to finish the look.
One of my all time favorite songs by Guns n Roses happens to have the most iconic video of all time featuring a really beautiful wedding. Who else loves this song?
More winter wedding looks coming soon. ❤
- Navy Blue Solid Shift Dress (Worn as a top) – Vero Moda
- Yellow georgette tie and dye lehenga – Hi Life Exhibition, Hyderabad
- Jewellery (Choker, earrings and ring) – Be a Glam Doll
- Silver Satchel – Ginger by LifeStyle
Pictures by: Ram Chaitu and Nihal Reddy