How to : Wear layers like a pro

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Many women are afraid to layer their clothes for fear of looking bigger than they actually are. While logic would lead one to believe that this claim is true, if you’ve mastered the art of layering this couldn’t be further from the truth. A perfectly layered look will compliment your curves and create the illusion of a more proportional silhouette.

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Steps to a Perfectly Layered Outfit

1. Start with a basic, lightweight top or a dress. I suggest a solid, something neutral, or striped.

2.Then add a Blazer, jacket or coat. Again, I suggest a basic color: camel, black, navy, or even olive green or sumtng which has a bright prints in it so u can pair it up with your bold color top or a dress.
3.Sprinkle on your accessories (chain, bracelets, rings, watches).
4.pair your outfit with a white sneaker, Oxford shoes or a heels.

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IMG_6358IMG_6359IMG_6306Quick Layering Tips
1. Keep the under-layers more fitted to keep your shape looking slim, preferably choose a thick fabric.
2.If you’re concerned about your waistline, try to top off your look with something belted.
3.Length and proportion is key when layering.
4.Play with texture. It’s best to incorporate a mix of materials when styling a layered look. If you use all of the same fabrics, you’re look will come off as heavy and dowdy (which can add the appearance of unwanted weight as well).
Now it’s your turn! Layer together your best look.

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Photography – PIJO PORTRAITS

Stay Classy

– Varsha Ravi

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Bold Ruffle

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Lately, I can’t get enough of a dramatic sleeve. Statement sleeves have been the major in past season and I, for one, am totally on board. Gimme all the sweaters, tops, and dresses with a ruffle or bell sleeve. I MEAN… you know that I’m a sucker for a ruffle just IN GENERAL. Ruffles are all the yes to me. So when I spotted this RED Lace Ruffle Top, it clearly had to be mine.
I just love the color and I especially love pairing it with black high waist.

When I got this ruffle top, I had a VISION of the outfit I wanted to make it into. (Does that only happen to me?? LOL!) And my silver stilettos They’re very comfortable. I am kind of loving this move towards a more comfortable shoe, aren’t you?? I can actually WALK PLACES IN MY SHOES it is a miracle.
So my look details, my outfit is from stalk buy love (website) and my stilettos are from 20dresses (website)

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Location – Cafe Central (T.Nagar)

Photography – PIJO PORTRAITS

Stay Classy

– Varsha Ravi

Nykaa – The Bath and Body Experience (Shower Gel)

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Benefits of lavender: 

  • Reduces anxiety and emotional stress
  • Heals burns and wounds
  • Improves sleep
  • Restores skin complexion and reduces acne
  • Slows aging with powerful antioxidants
  • Improves eczema and psoriasis
  • Alleviates headache.

Nykaa The range consists of a shower gel, a body lotion, and a body mist in four fragrance variants: French Lavender, Country Rose, Fresh Aqua, and Tropical Jasmine.  Being a floral kind of a person, I wanted to indulge my senses into French Lavender shower gels from this latest range.

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Price: INR 450 for 300 ml BUY HERE

Shelf life: 36 months

Product Description: It’s all about the ying and the yang. On the advent of those never-ending Mondays what wouldn’t you give to be in a lush green garden, with a quiet stream to give you company. Unpack the stress and dive into the inviting embrace of our French Lavender which connects you to the tender quietness in the center of your being. Indulge in the loving calmness of lavender that adds a subtle pop to your grey days, makes you smile a tad bit wider and allows you to chase your dreams along with the stars. Unwind with the soothing attention that our French Lavender Range lavishes upon you. Give those blues a serious dose of Zen!

Packaging: This shower gel comes in a transparent plastic bottle with a black push cap. The actual shower gel comes in a beautiful lavender color, brimming to the neck of the bottle. The front label has a classy picture of a model and lavender flowers, whereas the back label sources all the necessary information. As it holds 300 ml of product, the bottle seems to be bulky and heavy, making it not so travel friendly. However, the packaging is sturdy and leak-proof. It is quite an ordinary packaging, nothing fancy or appealing.

Texture: The texture of this shower gel is thick and runny. Only a little amount of product is needed. Therefore, this bottle is going to last for longer. The actual shower gel comes in a translucent pale lavender color. It lathers up very well with or without a loofah. As the shower gel is thick, using a loofah was not harsh on the skin.

Fragrance: This shower gel has a mild, calming lavender scent to it, which is so soothing. Unfortunately, when you start to lather the product, you get only soapy smell. I can hardly smell lavender then on. Such a disappointing factor indeed! Moreover, the fragrance does not last long as well.

Pros of Nykaa French Lavender Shower Gel

  • Attractive lavender color
  • Sturdy and leak-proof packaging
  • Is gentle and ideal for everyday use
  • Lathers well and is effective
  • Does not rip off moisture from the skin
  • Good quantity of product
  • Paraben free

Cons of Nykaa French Lavender Shower Gel

  • bulk packaging
  • Smells soapy when lathered
  • Fragrance did not last longer

 

Stay Classy

-Varsha Ravi

My Mini Polka Dress

Happy Monday!

We’re starting off the week with patterns and pop.  Black and white is such a bold color scheme, full of contrast and oh-so-crisp.  It is a classic combo that can stand on its own or can easily mingle with softer hues.  While we often see black and white paired with pinks and corals, so my mini polka dots dress is a combination of bold black and white.

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I have paired my polka dots skirt with a plain black top which has a small bow on it, with a black choker and a black and white shades.

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Perfect outfit for a beach out or a sunny day.

Details:

Top – Myntra

Skirt – koovs

Choker – koovs

Shades – Zahana

Picture Courtesy : Pijo

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