Hey You! I’m quite excited. I was one  of the three Style Icons declared on Stylepile for this last month. Yay!! 🙂 Do visit Stylepile, its a good dose of fashion!

Okay I don’t know if you guys have noticed yet, but black is my go to colour. It’s not like I don’t like other colours, but I somehow do end up incorporating black as one of the things in my outfit! Habit? Well I am going to try and get rid of it. Black is definitely not my favourite colour, it’s a habit colour. Do you guys have a ‘habit’ colour too?

Anyway so I got this jacket recently, and I don’t mean to brag but very seldom do i tend to repeat clothes, but I’ve owned this jacket for about 2 weeks now and I’ve worn it thrice, already! I love everything about it, the colour, the gold buttons, the shoulder padding, nothing’s wrong about it! I wore it with a dress once and twice the way I have in the pictures but with different shoes! It incorporates the nautical trend along with the current hot colour, Orange. It’s always good to have a piece like this one to add the burst of colour to a monotone outfit.

Just a few things I’d like to mention –

  • When buying orange, choose a tone according to your skin colour. Brighter hues would look better on fairer skins and warmer hues with darker. So always keep that in mind. Colours can do great things for you but if not worn in account to your skin, they could bring out your worse.
  • When buying stripes, keep your body type in mind. Vertical stripes can make you look broader, so if you are on the heavier side, avoid vertical stripes and go for horizontal ones. On the other hand horizontal stripes can make you look taller.
  • When using one bright piece, try keeping the others neutral. This will not only make the outfit look balanced but will also let that one piece grab all the attention.
  • Cropped jackets are a good way to substitute blazers on warmer days!

Jacket- Local boutique, White tank- Mango, Jeggings- Only, Shoes- Aldo, Ring- Aldo, Bangles- Assorted, Earring- Forever New, Sling bag- Promod, Nail poslish- Orange Mimosa(colorbar)

Photographer- Smaran Sahu

I hope you guys are having a good week, mine has been quite hectic! But it feels good to be busy with work sometimes. I hope you guys liked the post . If you guys want me to do posts on particular trends or product reviews please let me know!

Thank you



14 responses

  1. Masoom Minawala

    I’m LOVING the orange on you! And your hair looks fab!

    March 3, 2011 at 6:27 AM

  2. Aww this is lovely! Orange is my colour for this spring! Such a chic casual look 🙂

    March 3, 2011 at 9:59 AM

  3. Love the cropped jacket and also your ring is so wow!
    I am going to steal it from you the next time we meet 🙂

    March 3, 2011 at 10:07 AM

  4. You look lovely. Now, T love orange even more!

    March 3, 2011 at 11:15 AM

  5. You look lovely. Now, I love orange even more!

    March 3, 2011 at 11:16 AM

  6. Sanskruti

    Congratulations on the style icon!! 😀
    and nice post :):)

    loveee the jacketttt :*

    March 3, 2011 at 2:10 PM

  7. Awesome Jacket. Love the assorted bangles 🙂

    March 3, 2011 at 2:59 PM

  8. Rajashree Ravi

    I read in a couple of fashion magazines that vertical stripes make you look thinner & Horizontal stripes make you look broader?

    March 3, 2011 at 3:10 PM

    • Thank you everyone!! 🙂

      @ Rajashree, Thanks for the comment! :)Im not a stylist but this is just something i have observed while dressing up! Horizontal stripes take away the attention from the broadness because of an illusion that it creates. Vertical stripes on the other hand, bring attention to the broadness. However the size of the stripes also make a difference. This is just my opinion.

      March 4, 2011 at 9:41 AM

  9. Hi, congrats on becoming a style icon! your blog is great… and you do deserve to be a style icon. I love your striped crop blazer and how you styled around it!

    Cheers darling,

    March 4, 2011 at 1:58 PM

  10. Rajashree Ravi

    Oh! I had read it in Femina actually, that skinny people should avoid wearing vertical stripes because it makes them look all the more thinner and heavier people should avoid horizontal stripes.
    I follow your blog. You are doing a good job girl. And personally, since Im a fashion freak myself and try to keep up with the current trend, I love all your posts and pictures. They’re lovely 🙂

    March 4, 2011 at 4:48 PM

  11. gorgeous outfit!!love your blazer!

    March 5, 2011 at 1:16 PM

  12. I love banded sandals. Your Aldos seem delectable! Perfect putting together of the orange with neutral colours. Sweet.

    And Aayushi, you have great great hair! Don’t ever chop them please! 😛

    March 5, 2011 at 1:56 PM

  13. Disha

    Nice…..i really liked the jacket 🙂 which local boutique did you get it from? You from Mumbai or Delhi? 🙂

    April 1, 2011 at 7:35 AM

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