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My home, My style!

Home is where the heart lies, widely considered as a quote this proverb is indeed more of a fact. In today’s home story I unwind to you that corner of my house which lets my be who we are, where we meet, greet and celebrate the smallest joys with the ones we love. That part…

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Best airport looks by Bollywood celebrities!

You may like them or you may despise them but there is no denying that Bollywood has continued to remain the trendsetter, game changer and benchmark for millions of women who are in perpetual quest of style inspiration. From scintillating red carpet looks to real life bridal looks, Bollywood actors have set goals and how!…

‘SHAGUN GUPTA’ UNVEILS AWE-INSPIRING CONTEMPORARY JEWELLERY WITH VINTAGE ALLURE

Shagun Gupta, renowned for her outstanding gemstone selection and curation unveils mesmerizing vintage jewellery pieces that pays tribute to the queen of gems. The celebrity gemologist’s penchant for the classic is reflected in the eclectic mix of colors that encompasses pearls, rubies, emeralds, cut and uncut diamonds set in yellow or white gold. Shagun Gupta’s…

Gucci ace Sneakers!

All you need to know about the ‘it’ sneakers of the moment-Gucci Ace Sneakers!   I have too many shoes said no woman ever and if those are Gucci sneakers designed and crafted with panache and perfection, Gucci sneakers are what dreams are made of! Trust Gucci to roll out the most modish shoe collection everytime such…

Tropical Style

Tropical styles reflect the mood of the hot summer at its aesthetic best. Take your pick from the foliage prints, bright colours and no-fuss styles when you hit the holiday trail…   Thinking of a coastal getaway this summer? It would be almost sinful to leave without your tropical and floral printed basics! Take inspiration from…

Veere Di Wedding style decoded!

“Fashion is the armour to survive the reality of life”- Bill Cunningham   Veere Di Wedding has probably been the most talked about film this year. The hallmark of the movie is female friendship, everyday relationship conundrums and its feisty female protagonists who are not afraid to live their lives on their own terms and…

Tips for creating indoor cactus garden

Hello, my lovelies are you ready for the pitter-patter raindrops on your shoulder? Are you ready to puddle and splash in the mini swimming pools courtesy the heavy downpour ? Well I am!   Monsoon is blissful because it renders new lease of life to the drudgery caused by the daunting summer. If have been…

15 amazing bridal jewelleries from India!

The tinkling of bangles that have been a family heirloom, the lingering scent of tuberoses all over the house and the magic of potent shehnai at the backdrop, the auspicious and joyous ambience speaks out loud that the wedding season is here.   India a land of multiple cultures and each community with their own…

Max and Blackberrys – Summer 18

ax Fashion Unveils Summer Holiday Collection!   Max Fashion’s 2018 summer collection celebrates the arrival of summer as a joyous dance against the wide expanse of cool, blue seas; tropical hues; easy, breezy silhouettes and light, sheer fabrics. You may look forward to folksy, floral embroideries peppering dainty, strappy silhouettes which play with volume; embellished…

L’Occitane en Provence presents Reine Blanche Illuminating Range

Awaken your inner light with the L’Occitane Reine Blanche Illuminating Collection!   For centuries, a flair, flawless complexion has been the ultimate symbol of beauty and femininity. The quest to preserve the immaculate radiance of the skin is a key beauty preoccupation. Drawing on its extensive botanical research, L’Occitane has discovered a plant with the…

Fashion trends to watch out for in 2018

“Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”   Hey my lovely fashionistas! How has been monsoon treating you all? Whirlpool of colours, perfume of new fabrics and play of patterns has never failed to enrapture me. They have defined more than…

Quinche!

Although quiches may sound a little old fashioned, you have to admit, their charming aesthetic makes them really hard to resist! Quiches are extremely versatile; a quiche is a savoury open tart, or open pie, with a flaky pastry crust filled with a base custard mixture of eggs, cream, and cheese. Popular quiche recipes include…

Grape to Glass presents handmade Decanters from Riedel!

Grape to Glass, the lifestyle venture of seasoned wine connoisseur Shagun Gupta has launched the latest editions of handmade decanters from Riedel in India.   Shagun relishes the flavours of delectable vintage and has great sense of appreciation for wines from different estates, regions and countries. Grape to Glass is exclusive distributor for Riedel, undeniably…

CanvasChamp!!

A picture can speak thousands words that even words fail to express!   If you believe in making memories and gifting that piece of memory to your loved one, then what can be a better option than photograph! If you are thinking about approaching the best brand in the market then look no further coz…

Max Urban Blackberry Fashion!

Blackberrys   The Formal SS’18 collection comes with wrinkle resistance and moisture absorption technique, which let you take a ride to the workplace, fly to another city for a business trip or prepare to stand impactful at a formal occasion. Blackberrys are out for your active lifestyle with the coolest of the summer hues in blazers combined…

Sonam Kapoor’s Looks from the Movie ‘PadMan’

Fashionista, Style Icon, Trendsetter and what not—this Bollywood Diva is synonymous with everything that’s related to FASHION. Well, no points for guessing! It’s none other than the talented actress, Sonam Kapoor. She has been ruling hearts with her unconventional choice of clothes, accessories and hairstyles since the time she made her debut in the film…

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Titan, exclusive designer watches, Masaba Gupta

Watch in style: Titan launches an exclusive designer collection by Masaba Gupta   Looks like Masaba Gupta is on a roll! This year she is wooing fashion enthusiasts with a string of collaborations. We already witnessed the dream collaboration between designer and Lakme and now she has partnered with the distinguished watch brand, Titan! Now this…

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Wedding bells, flowers and resplendent ceremonies!

15 best and easy hacks for the Indian wedding!   Wedding bells, flowers and resplendent ceremonies, Indian weddings epitomize grandiloquence like no other occasions. However, behind all these razzmatazz there’s a whole range of efforts that is instrumental in keeping the splendour of the big day intact. Here are some quick and easy hacks to…

Rosegal products review

For fashionistas who consistently want to walk the fashion line, online shopping is a real saviour. That feeling of being able to shop at just a click away even at the wee hours of the day is what makes online shopping our best buddy! With online shopping changing the fashion game for the millennials my…

Can’t keep calm coz Smashbox launched on Nykaa

Make-up lovers of the world unite! Why? Hold your breath! American cosmetic biggie Smashbox is available on Nykaa!!!!!   Smashbox began its journey in 1996 pioneered by brothers Dean and Davis Factor. This legendary beauty brand reputed for rolling off long-lasting beauty marvels with impeccable studio-finish believes in enhancing the “most kickass beautiful self”.  Available…

Chanel Resort 2018 Collection!

If you want to travel to the ancient Greece, the Chanel Resort 2018 Collection was the perfect way to get a glimpse of the ancient Grecian roots. Famous for organizing extravagant Resort fashion shows inspired by the exotic locations they are being held at, this year’s Chanel Resort collection took a break from its globe-trotting…

When it comes to bridal wear go for Anushree Reddy

If you are an Indian bride-to-be or a bridesmaid or the seasoned fashionista who is aiming to put her best fashion foot forward this festive season, then this designer from Hyderabad deserves your attention!   I am talking about Anushree Reddy, the celebrated fashion maven from Hyderabad who stokes our desire to play dress up and leap off…

Its herbal tea time with lemon grass

Rainy season is the best time to enjoy hot –piping beverage like tea and hot pakoda with chutney and sauce.   We Indian always prefer hot things over cold things unlike people from other continents. Irrespective of place we stay in one thing which fascinates all of us is herbal, organic and home grown? They…

Shein Fall – Season’s 3 different looks

LOOK 1: Spin Black Magic   Black Sheer Butterfly Embroidered Shift Dress Black? Check.  Sheer? Check. Embroidery? Double check. How could you possibly take off your eyes from a tropical embroidery shift dress! Round neck and net detailing above the bust area exudes an ultra-feminine vibe with a baroque twist. Team it up with Black…

When Fashion goes delicious!

I have always been amazed by the sheer creativity of the universe of fashion, whether it is infusing the spirit of a social movement or the pompous indulgence of seeking pop-culture for fashion or that avant-garde MetGala couture, it’s a vast canvas of letting one’s imagination fly high.   Fashion should be anything but safe…

Tarun Tahiliani’s Tarakanna At India Couture Week 2017

Silk were used in the menswear that were embroidered with gota, zardosi, parsi gara and resham threads for an opulent look. The showstopper for the night, supermodel Noyonika Chatterjee looked ethereal in a Swarovski and sequined ivory lehnega that had a dramatic sheer cape trailing behind.    The couture extravaganza of the 10th year of…

Porcelain Print Pencil Dress from Shein.in

I have too many clothes Said no girl ever!” Are you someone who loves to keep up with the trend? Are you someone who breathes her personal style into every outfit?  Have you been looking for upgrading your wardrobe for quite a while but is in need of some inspiration? Then today is your day…

10 must-have shoes from Dorothy Perkins!

They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend but hello for women like me its shoes that gives us shoegasm! Although we are punctilious in choosing our dresses but when it comes to shoes there’s a proclivity to tread the run-of-the-mill route! So this season ditch the lacklustre shoes and build your envious shoe closet…

Embrace Your Body With Fluid Fashion By Liva!

In an age where the issue of body-shaming is garnering all the more awareness, the fashion industry has definitely come under the scanner for setting utopian expectations for women to confirm to certain ideal body types to fit into the creations by the design moguls. If you have been one of those who felt that…

Sunglasses From Coolwinks!

There’s something about sunglasses that turn them into sassy accessory items from being just something functional. Sunglasses take the everyday mundane look a few notches higher and if you have statement sunnies, expect to turn heads wherever you go! Audrey Hepburn in her classic cat eye sunglasses has always been my numero uno fashion icon. I am…

Top 10 Best Dressed Looks At The Met Gala 2017

Top 10 Best Dressed At The Met Gala 2017!

One of the most awaited fashion events of the year, the Met Gala 2017, opening party for the Metropolitan Museum’s annual fashion exhibition took place on 1st May 2017 in New York. A themed event which garners the attention of fashion police all over the world, this year was no different with the theme keeping the celebrities…

Vastrabymilonee For The Bohemian Fashionista In You!

There’s something about bohemian aesthetics that make it an instant hit with the millennial generation! It is convenience meets pulchritude sensibilities, the versatility value and the pronounced quaint overtones are what has set the firm foundation for bohemian style in the fashion world. This summer if you are game for upgrading your bohemian wardrobe, then this…

Accessorize Launches Its S/S 2017 Collection!

British lifesyle brand Accessorize is emblematic of British minimalistic and exquisite aesthetics and is a name that reigns my jewellery trove! Being an Accessorize aficionado for all these years, their range of swanky costume jewellery, ritzy hair bows and statement bags are perfectly in sync with my minimalistic-chic personal style. Like every year this year…

H&M’s S/S 2017 Collection!

Swedish high-street brand H&M (Hennez & Mauritz) is the lifeline of every fashionista who wants to ace the urban-chic minimalistic look with aplomb. Hence, it is a no brainer that when the multi-million brand launches its spring/summer 2017 collection it is a must-have for the fashionistas of today! A summer wardrobe screams for summer staples that…

Mango Dessert: Napoleon Of Alphanso And Meringue Glaze!

If you are always on the lookout for unique mango dessert recipes, like me, then you will love this Napolean Of Alphonso and Meringue Glaze Recipe by none other than Chef Aman Tandon of Hotel Crowne Plaza, Ahmedabad City Center. This recipe combines the goodness of mangoes with the fiesty taste of berries playing a tune…

Sonam Kapoor’s Cannes 2017 Fashion Diary

Sonam Kapoor At Cannes 2017 Fashion Diary!

Each year Cannes generates a buzz not just for its spectrum of movies, but also for the cornucopia of fashion inspirations of the fashion enthusiasts and influencers of the world. For years now, Bollywood’s resident fashion high-priestess, Sonam Kapoor at Cannes 2017 has catapulted Indian fashion to the global pedestal. Her avant-garde sense of style and the dramatic twist…

The Bodyshop Launches Matte Liquid Lipsticks!

British beauty giant The Bodyshop evokes a sense of reliance and confidence for the millennial women who epitomizes bold and beautiful. The beauty brand has been bestowing generations after generations with products that are high-on quality, value-for-money and also cruelty-free! Being a Bodyshop loyalist, I swear by their tea tree oil that weaves magic by replenishing…

Mango Recipe: Amritsari Aam Lonjee Da Achaar!

AMRITSARI AAM LONJEE DA ACHAAR MANGO RECIPE   With mango season at it’s peak, surely your refrigerator is stocked with ripe and juicy mangoes! After we have stuffed ourselves with all the mangoes that we can lay our hands on until we ultimately end up getting tired of eating anymore, how about we try something…

Nature Diary: Amaltas, The Golden Shower Tree!

Oh ‘ Amaltas tree you are so beautiful and yellow bright with large flowers together in a cluster lengthy and hanging high You are in every Malayalee heart and are truly Kerala’s pride You are not just an ornamental tree but have many medicinal properties to be precise Looking at nature’s game you smile as…

Fashion Trend: Spring 2017 Is Sequins Season!

A small dose of sparkle never hurt anyone, but this year, be prepared to experience a shimmer hurricane. It’s 2017 and spring has officially been declared as the season of sequins! Sequins were all the rage during the spring/summer fashion week 2017, be it the Milan fashion week or Paris fashion week. Now that fashion from the 90s is back…

Jewellery Trend: The Year Of The Long Pendants!

No outfit is complete unless they have been paired with the right accessories and at the same time overdoing accessories can make us look like Christmas trees. So a balance while accessorizing is essential. A statement piece can always up you look from basic to stylish in a jiffy. So here is a head up…

Fashion Trend: The New Athleisure For 2017!

It was the hottest fashion trend of 2015. It was also big trend in 2016. And now, the trend is going stronger than ever in 2017. Yes, athleisure is still in and the 2017 version of it is a real treat to the eyes! Making a sporty appearance in most of the spring fashion shows, the new athleisure trend is…

New Shoe Collection By Miu Miu!

They say happiness is a room full of books and a closet full of shoes! Shoes are an essential component of a woman’s closet as it can either seal the look or break the deal! Hence, owning the right pair of shoes is be a priority. If you are someone who has a shoe fetish and dreams…

Shibori Styling With Shikha Gupta!

Vernacular crafts are the building blocks of India. They have passed down from one generation to another and still hold their importance in the modern society! One such hand craft is tie and dye. Hailing from the land of garba, Gujarat is the fabric art of tie and dye, practiced in the form of bandhnai and…

New Google Search Tool A Boon To Fashionistas!

Google has rolled out a new feature for the fashion enthusiasts and we just can’t have enough of it! This new update called ‘style ideas’ will be available in the image search section of google. This will enable the shopper to understand how particular merchandise will look when paired with other items. This means that…

Sangeeta Bijlani Shines In Hyderabad!

Sangeeta Bijlani was in Hyderabad for her dear friend Tabu and Zia’s wedding reception held at Paigah Palace on Sunday evening. She might as well have been the bride’s younger sister with her radiant and charming personality. While she was here to bless and share the happiness and love, we caught up for a bit to…

Sabyasachi Bridal Spring Couture Collection 2017

“Whether the Maharanis in their French chiffon with European flora and fauna print, the maharajas in their quite arrogance, the exuberant interiors of their majestic palaces, their cultures, traditions of clothing, their often eclectic tastes in luxury, all of those notions and insinuations come to life with my creative liberty in the Udaipur Sabyasachi Bridal…

7 Ways To Go Green This Spring!

Winter is done and Spring is calling. We are done with the harsh cold, the layers of sweaters and bowls of hot soup. It’s now time to put on those shorts and toss those fuzzy socks. So, let’s celebrate spring in style this year! With spring cleaning commencing in most families, it’s time to give our home decor…

Nykaa Launches Luxe Makeup Brand Bobbi Brown

“Indian women are some of the most beautiful in the world. What I particularly love about Indian women is that they share my pretty powerful philosophy of less is more.”- Bobbi Brown All you makeup addicts in India, it is time to rejoice once more because American makeup giant Bobbi Brown cosmetics is now available…

Montegrappa Mysticum Arrives With The Count Cagliostro Pen!

Inaugurating Montegrappa new series, Mysticum, is a personality who embodies all that the worlds of the metaphysical and the mysterious encompasses. Mysticum celebrates that which occupies the spaces between the known and the unknown. Appropriately, to initiate its catalogue of notables, the first is a controversial figure encapsulating a mixture of notions from Hermetism, Alchemy, Kabbalah…

Summer Breeze By Zara!

Spanish high-street brand Zara makes fashionistas around the Globe sigh in awe every time it gets mentioned. To the delight of all fashion fanatics, Zara has come up with its much awaited Spring Editorial 2017, and needless to say, we are gushing over it! This capsule collection incorporates soothing and easy-on-the-eyes summer hues, tropical prints and gingham on skirts.…

Summer Retreat: Canopies And Patios!

Summer 2017 is just around the corner and we are ready to welcome it with a big bang this year. No more lazing around and just sitting in the A/C to escape the heat, it’s time to stun the sun this season. We know that the temperatures are soaring up by the day, but we have…

Nykaa Launches The Balm Cosmetics!

Happy days are here for the make-up junkies in India! Nykaa, the home-grown online cosmetic and beauty care online portal, and now a cosmetic giant have launched one of America’s most sought-after brands ‘The Balm’ cosmetics. It is a sigh of relief for make-up addicts who love to experiment with their make-up, have an eye…

Travel Diary: Million Star Camp In Thar Desert!

I recently went on a short trip to Jaisalmer and decided to explore the Thar Desert along with the camping under in the million star hotel that left me spell bound and awestruck! I couldn’t believe this was India! The Thar Desert is a 50 minute drive from the golden city of Jaisalmer. What I did…

Nature’s Diary: The Mulberry Bush!

Here we go around the mulberry bush, the mulberry bush – was my favourite nursery rhyme and I used to enjoy reciting and enacting it as a child. But, at the time I had no idea what a mulberry bush looked like. Although times have changed and we try to integrate learning with practical demos, even today if the…

Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017 – Day 4

Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017 ended on a fashion high. After four days of top notch fashion, both on and off the ramp. The last day of Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/winter 2017 saw a fitting end to the preceding three days of dazzling creations and terrific ensembles.   Shikha Grover and Vinita Adhikari presented ‘Ilk’,…

Amazon India Fashion Week

Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017 – Day 3

The third day of the Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017 turned out to be a blast with so many designers displaying their wonderful creations that it left the audience enraptured. From celebrity showstoppers to quirky styling, the whole day was a treat to the eyes.   The day opened with Karishma Shahani Khan’s collection of…

Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017 – Day 2

If the first day of the Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017 paid homage to the rich crafts and textile heritage of the country, the second day was an ode to India’s brilliant fashion designers whose collections set the ramp on fire. Samantha Chauhan started the second day of Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017 with…

THE NEW FURLA WATCH 2017 COLLECTION IS HERE

COLOR, MINIMAL SIZE AND INTERCHANGEABLE STRAP:   THE NEW FURLA WATCH 2017 COLLECTION IS HERE Furla is presenting its new 2017 timepieces for women. Elegance and innovation are the collection’s key elements, together with the refined small sizes – a new trend in women’s watches -that play a key part of the various proposals. Color…

Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017 – Day 1

One of the most awaited fashion weeks on the Indian fashion calendar, the Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017 got kick started at its new venue, The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, at the capital on 15th March, 2017. This season’s fashion week aims to celebrate the pride of the Indian textile industry, the ubiquitous handlooms and…

Welcome Greenery – The Colour Of 2017

2017 has been declared as the year of sustainability, to promote the current go-green movement that has taken the world by storm. So, it does not come as a surprise that Pantone has chosen a zesty yellowy-green colour to go with the theme of the year. Described by Pantone as “the hue of a tulip…

Giordano’s New Line Of Handbags For Women

“I have too many bags, said no girl ever!” – Giordano is proud to announce their new line of Handbags recently launched at multiple stores. Giordano Handbags are timeless, colorful, yet extremely classy in style. In spite of a limited collection of handbags, the good part is, it can be carried out on any occasion, and is…

Fashion Trend: Super Stripes, Spring 2017

It is the start of a new year and spring is just round the corner. When spring is so near, how can spring trends be left behind? Spring 2017 fashion trends are out in the world and some of our favourite designers have launched an amazing collection of groundbreaking and totally wearable looks for the coming fashion year.…

8 Best Dressed At The Oscars 2017!

The Oscars 2017 will be forever etched in everyone’s mind as the craziest Oscars ever! Even though the Oscars 2017 will go down in history as epic, you cannot discount the amazing, amazing fashion that lined the Academy Awards red carpet. The Academy Awards make the celebrities bring their A-game to the event, so staying up late…

5 Quirky Saree Draping Ideas!

India is a land where traditional sarees are enjoyed for their rich embroidered work, zardosi glare, pretty embellished styles and much more havocs. From tant, cotton, jute and khadi, to royal silk, Banarasi silk sarees and tussar, so much can be found here in our ethnic couture. And the privilege to drape these pretty dazzling silk drapes…

Palash Tree – The Holi Tree!

PALASH TREE, TESU FLOWER – THE NATURAL WAY OF PLAYING HOLI Holi, The festival of colours, is one of the most important festivals of India. My memory of Holi dates back to my childhood when we used to stay in Modi Nagar. I remember how I played Holi in the colony, with my friends. We used to…

SITA ASHOKA

SITA ASHOKA – SORROW-LESS TREE As a child I had the privilege of spending a lot of my time with my grandparents. Grandparents by way of their practices and habits have great influence on us. Children learn not by what is told to them, but more by what they observe around them. My grandparents, like most other Grandparents were…

10 Instagrammers To Follow Now!

Hi all! I am sure many of you are on one of the most popular social networking sites, Instagram. What I really love about Instagram is that you can come across instagrammers that cater to your interest and in the process get drawn towards a world of photography that ranges from candid and creative to quirky. It is…

NO EXCUSE RESOLUTIONS!

As 2017 is setting in, we know that resolutions made are breaking already. Soul by weekly has decided to help with solutions that can not only help you make a better 2017, but also help you renovate your life this year. Here we bring to you small yet essential and power changes in your interior lives,…

Gangtok Travel Diary!

Imagine waking up in the morning amidst the Himalayas, surrounded by the aroma of tea gardens, viewing the snow clad peaks of kunchenchunga! That’s what mornings are like in Gangtok. Gangtok! The capital city of India’s smallest state, Sikkim, is a mountain paradise! The road to this small city is a beauty in itself. A 4…

Bohemian Make Over For Your Home!

“I am going to make everything around me beautiful-that will be my life” -Elise De Wolfe. Are you a gypsy soul? Is this the same spirit with which you live your life? Is this the same hymn that you chant every day, every time when you feel low and just wish you had a magic wand…

Nature Diary: Harshingar Tales!

We all like to write or talk about something which we dream of, something which we aspire for or something which we have accomplished in our lifetime. For me its my friendship with the world of nature and in that process the creation of my small garden which is my biggest and to say the only…

Valentine’s Day Special: La Isla Bonita!

La Isla Bonita, Goooey gourmet chocolicious island is a Valentine’s Day special to celebrate with your valentino! This decadent Valentine’s Day special recipe by Chef Aman Tandon of Pride Hotels, Pune is a double decker heart shaped dutch chocolate ganache with exotic passion fruit and studded with full bodied strawberries topped with swaying truffled roses…

Valentine’s Day Special: Very berry Bellini

It’s Valentine’s day and time to take a sip of decadence! Here is the recipe for a yummilicious Valentine’s Day mocktail by Chef Aman Tandon of Pride Hotel, Pune! Very Berry Bellini is a luscious Italian mocktail with the goodness of freshly churned ripe strawberries blended with an aerated apple beverage, muddled with juicy lemons…