Friday, March 31, 2017

To Smile Or Not

So I read that if one smiles during a state of unhappiness, it uplifts the mood. Realising that I have been doing the same for a while - long before I read the article - I try to figure out if it really works.

Maybe it does work for some people. A smile, no matter how dimmed or feeble, does impact how people react around you. And maybe, sooner or later you start believing what's around (a state of normalcy) has seeped into what's inside. 

I hate pretending to be happy. More often than not, I feel I am doing it for others. So much effort to please others??? Maybe, at times. At other times, I smile for no reason at all. Whatever it is, it somehow doesn't feel right. 

And no, I am not Victoria Beckham. The way she doesn't smile, I do find it unsettling. But smiling even when one is surrounded by idiots or during any other loathsome situation, it creeps me a little. Maybe, time and age will teach me how to smile and be content, no matter what. Till then, I would just break a vase in my head and listen to Pink.

What do you think? Does smiling during adverse circumstances work for you? 

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Friday, March 10, 2017

No Shopping

I haven't shopped for a while now, and it feels good actually. I know it is just a phase and soon I will be in a shopping mall, screening every big and small store with absolute perfection. Till then, I am enjoying this non chaotic, decluttered time. Not much to say. Hope you guys are doing great.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Stylish Librarian

Sometimes small things catch our attention - a note in a pre-loved book, a hint of sitar in an English song or the smell of fresh coffee when you pass a cafe. 

One of the best small things that I have noticed is the reflection of trees and plants on a house at night. It's like living in a different world, with soft lights playing hide and seek with your heart. Yes, that magical.  

Some of us manage to notice these things more than others. I guess some of us are crazier than the others. Or maybe we are simply blessed. When I saw Kiran, it was her anklet that caught my attention. She is a librarian, a stylish one.

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Friday, January 27, 2017


While the off-the-shoulder trend has been around for a while now, I have managed to keep a safe distance from it so far. Why? Well, first of all, it was everywhere. From 12 year old Instagrammers to kitty party goers. It was too everywhere to be not noticed. 

Secondly, whenever I thought of  baring a little bit of my shoulders, I would see weird scratch marks. Now I don't own a cat, nor do I have long nails. And I sleep all alone. So spooky as it sounds, the scratched shoulders acted as a major deterrent.

But beaches are something else. And this dress was yellow, the happiest colour on this planet. So I took it out, finally.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Goa In Snapshots

In my previous post, I talked of backgrounds and how they add a lot to the drama of a fashion picture or any picture for that matter. Well, speaking of backgrounds, can it get any better than beaches? And speaking of beaches in India, Goa is usually the first word that comes to our minds.

Going forward, I would try to capture some images of the backgrounds as well. You guys have a great weekend.

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Friday, December 9, 2016

The Leftovers

I don't have much to share this week. I have been very busy and nothing really comes to my mind at the moment. So I am uploading a few images that I could not use for any posts before. 

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Friday, November 25, 2016

The Background

These days, I look a lot at the background of images. Backgrounds can be very interesting. As a fashion blogger, I prefer a grey background, they are the best, better than white. But besides highlighting the outfit, they do not really serve much purpose.

Maybe I am growing up. Maybe I am thinking too much. Whatever it is, I have started looking around. In this post, besides the outfit of my sister, it is the background that amazed me. And you won't even guess what it was once. Till a few years back, it had no door and two of our cows lived happily in it. I remember feeding them every evening. I used to stare them, wondering if they found something delicious. 

So that was about this background. What about you? What background do you like while getting your fashion pictures clicked?

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