Monday, 30 December 2013

Lip Gloss or Lip Balm?

Since it's time for New Year, every fashion blogger is too hyped to post about their outfits and makeup tutorials for New Year eve. They are not wrong to do so. After all, it's their fashion blog and they are showing exactly what a fashion blog is supposed to show. But here I'm the one writing a blog post on lip glosses and lip balms. Funny right?

LIPGLOSS
The thing about any lipgloss is that they give your lips a bizarre look. If you're up for a blingy party, a lipgloss is all that you need.
Pros:
1. A lipgloss will make your lips look big and will give a perfect shape to your lips.
2. As I mentioned earlier, bling and lipgloss go hand in hand.
3. No more using tacky shades of lipsticks.
4. The shine wont leave for hours keeping the gloss intact.
5. Your face will be more noticeable.
Cons:
1. Gloss may get itchy.
2. It won't work like a lip balm.
3. If you're done with parties, you may get problems removing the gloss later on.

LIPBALM:
Who needs any other lipbalm when you have Baby Lips? The first lipbalm which works like a mild shade of lipgloss.
Pros:
1. Stays intact for hours.
2. Heals the lips which get dry (specially in winters)
3. Less amount of chemicals are used (herbal ones)
4. Smells good.
5. SPF protection is there which is really beneficial for the sensitive lips.
6. Affordable at cheap prices.
Cons:
1. No shine and appealing look.
2. Can be dangerous for health if cheap ingredients are used.


XOXO
Shweghna

Saturday, 21 December 2013

Pernia Qureshi And Her Pop Up Shop.

About Pernia:
Born in New Delhi, India Pernia Qureshi is the living legend known to mankind. Since the age of six, she adored fashion. Currently working as a fashion stylist and costume designer, Pernia started the fashion journey by doing internships at Elle New York, Harper's Bazaar, Catherine Malandrino and after that went into freelance work with Conde Nast in New York.
Later on she moved back to Delhi in 2008.
Even though she practiced law, her heart was stuck in fashion.
Pernia then worked as a consultant with Harper Bazaar India also with fashion designers like JJ Valaya, Tarun Tahiliani on look books, campaigns and fashion shows. She was also undertaken as the costume designer for Aisha (as we all have seen her magnificent work in the movie) and for Thankyou.
Her inspirations are Miu Miu, Marchesa, Prada, Stella Mcartney and a lot more.



The Clingy Moment:
Once Pernia got detained from the Delhi Airport while her return from Bangkok for bringing 16 handbags worth 35 lakhs and not declaring them at the custom duty.

About Her Pop Up Shop:
While Pernia was in the business of styling for Aisha, it gave her the idea for her online store- Pernia's Pop Up Shop
The online magazine is basically a website which sells things like clothing for both men and women, accessories etc.
Along with selling things, the online store also comprises of sneak peaks of celebrities, new gossip buzzing in town, beauty tips and her personal magazine filled with her thoughts and ideas about celebrities, ratings, fashion trend, cover stories.
The prices start from Rs. 21,00 (33$) to Rs. 18,000 (290$)

According to me, the prices are reasonable and the collection is amazing. Pernia has done a great job since 3 years, styling most of the country in a beautiful way. Celebrities appreciate her style and magazines worship her fashion tips. Like I earlier said, she's one living legend.

XOXO
Shweghna
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     


Wednesday, 18 December 2013

The New Trend For Dresses.

The thing about dresses is that their trend hardly changes but when the trend actually changes, it changes with a bang. Everyone goes gaga over it. If one person has it, the other one has to have it. Believe it or not, that's how new trends proceed in India within girls. What I discovered after hunting 5-6 malls for perfect dresses is that there is no way you can continue wearing the dress you bought 2-3 years back.
As a matter of fact, I had this dress which was made of satin material and I couldn't wear it since satin is considered old fashion now. (not that I was a huge fan of that dress)
Stores like Forever 21 and Zara took my breath away because they are creating dresses which were only fantasized by every girl. Now it's like a dream come true. No kidding.

LEATHER
I have personally never liked leather. It never gave me the satisfaction. But at Zara all you can find is leather dresses. Even with basic jeggings, leather is the new thing. But as per my observations, Zara did an amazing job with leather. The dresses are appealing and you may want to try on a few dresses.

NET CLOTH
Net cloth has been used in dresses for a pretty long time but the thing which stores and designers did was using the net in the neck and sleeves area and in no time, net sleeves or net used in the neck area became too common. But now what is being done is that at the waist area, different designs are cut and net is put in that revealing a little skin. Trust me, India has gone all head over heels for it.

SHAPE CUTS
I never really thought that people would get so innovative that they would include different shapes in dresses (maths was the area for shapes :P)
Like I mentioned, different shape cuts are being made at the waist area and even in the back area revealing your skin in a decent way.
People do say India has a narrow thinking but the image is soon changing.

ZIPS
From the back till the end of your dress, zips are included in the back of the dresses. Mostly golden color is used in zips. On the top of black, golden color of zip shines and gives a unique look. The concept is somewhat like that of high waist jeans.

METALLIC WORK/PRINTS
Print work has been in trend since some time but print work like owl print is starting to be worn. I believe people are liking the metallic work more. It does give an emo effect and some would stay away from that mode but change is good and I personally wouldn't mind buying a dress with metallic work. The color silver is totally in for metallic. With that a few spiky accessories would look just perfect.

XOXO
Shweghna

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

How are Social Media Websites Helping My Blog?

I frankly believe that your blog is chained with social media websites. You know when I started blogging, different websites excited me and I felt that now even I am an important part of that specific website.

WHAT BENEFITS WE GET FROM SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES?

Followers/Likes
Websites like FacebookTwitterBloglovin etc. help bloggers get popularity for their blogs. When a few people start following or liking your page, they also spread a word about the page. In such a way, your blog gets more likes and followers. People also start to know about it and become an active reader.

PR Sources
If you're lucky enough, the social media websites will get you till PR agents who will further contact you to write for them. You see, this blogging world is no small and there are so many opportunities.
PR sources are really good in that matter.

Invitations/Meets
As I had mentioned earlier in my Google Ranking for Bloggers post, the pages and your handles will get you in studios and blogger meets in no time.

Connections
Bloggers will always need connections. If there are no connections then your blog is leading to nowhere. Thus, social media websites are really beneficial for connections.

Going Worldwide:
Facebook and Twitter are available everywhere in this world. So obviously the users of these websites is uncountable. Through these websites, the blog's link and name spreads like fire. Helping blogs going worldwide.


For me Social Media websites are really helpful. They've taken my blog from nowhere to somewhere.


XOXO
Shweghna

Monday, 2 December 2013

Fashion Haul

So this is my first fashion haul. See in this blogging world, no matter how many years you master in it there's always gonna be more things which you don't know. I have been customizing and writing in this blog since 2 years and I've never posted a haul post. So that's my point. You learn more and more in the blogging world.

My first pair of heels <3
Aldo

Neckpiece: Junk shops 

Dress: H&M

Maxi dress: EDC
(Lemme tell you, I was in no favor of buying this)

Cardigan: F21

Earrings: ThriftThriftThrift
(Got a soft corner for thrift)


XOXO
Shweghna