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Taking a Stroll in Istanbul

There are various kinds of vacations. Beachy Thailand vacations, historic Rome type vacations, modern Vegas type vacations. Then of course is the walking city vacation. Some cities have reputations to be great places to explore on foot. London, Amsterdam and New York are some of them. And then there is Istanbul. I can only call it the Walk through a city of civilizations and old … Continue reading Taking a Stroll in Istanbul

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5 Ways to Style a Beret

Cold ears, staticky hair, red nose -Winter may want us all to look  dazed and frozen but I’ve got other plans. My weapon of choice? The Beret. An accessory that’s equal parts functional life-saver and adorable outfit-completer and not to forget  a cosy symbol of Parisian style (Isn’t it? ) As the weather is cooling  down here in Bangalore (I can only imagine how Delhi … Continue reading 5 Ways to Style a Beret

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Istanbul Street Style Photos That Prove Fall Is NOT Boring

If you follow me on Instagram, you already know that I was in Turkey for 2 weeks .  Its a beautiful country with great history, culture, food, people and  of course style! I loved the way women dressed in Istanbul.  Many women, especially in the Old City, go “covered” in accord with Islam—but being covered can mean anything from wearing a designer scarf, a sheer … Continue reading Istanbul Street Style Photos That Prove Fall Is NOT Boring

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Péro throws ‘Pajama Party’

The Scene: Its one hell of a fun night with friends, dressed in fancy pajamas . Annette Funicello & Connie Francis playing in the background and music is only getting louder as the excitement increases as the girls play dress-up. Whats expected is a  lot of gossip, laughter , pillow fights and wild dancing at this crazy pajama party The Inspiration: 1960’s is where the … Continue reading Péro throws ‘Pajama Party’

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Wearing My Own – Vintage Dress

If I were an actress on a red carpet being asked “who are you wearing?” question, I am certain I would say: “Well!  I am wearing me, actually.” There are very few things that bring me as much joy as designing my own clothes. Not only is it rewarding to wear something that actually fits you perfectly but also nice knowing that you wont run … Continue reading Wearing My Own – Vintage Dress

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Filling The GAP

The good news is that Gap is opening their first store in Bangalore (Woohoo!) The brand is synonymous with simple, elegant and effortlessly comfortable style which resonates with my personal style. So when Gap asked me to be a part of their collaboration, which involved select individuals from the city incorporating two of Gap’s pieces within our wardrobe to showcase our personal style as well … Continue reading Filling The GAP

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Fashion Editorial : A Lace Story

Always on top of the fashion hierarchy , the perennial pretty-girl go-to, lace has been around for as long as ladies have craved some fancy. Having appeared on the fashion scene a lot, lace has become a symbol of luxury. It’s romantic, elegant and seductive and it is no surprise it is the eternal inspiration for many designers. I wanted to do a shoot to bring out a little … Continue reading Fashion Editorial : A Lace Story

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A Hundred Hands Exhibition

A Hundred Hands is a nonprofit trust whose mission is to help those directly involved in the creation of handmade art, crafts and homemade foods, to earn a fair and sustainable livelihood from their work. I was lucky to be a part of their latest “Monsoon Collective” which is currently being held in NIFT, Bangalore from 6-9th August. The event is a blend of over 40 … Continue reading A Hundred Hands Exhibition