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Oh yes…. Trends come and go and whether you like it or not, you do indulge yourself in some. Don’t say ohhh I’m not a trend-victim.. I’m always classic; that’s some BS, else you won’t be here reading this. Alright then, let’s start with it.

ODD-A-TREND #1
Neon: Heck Yeah! It’s a bit polarizing for some coz it’s not always easy to sport it. But you know what… you can always include it in your style, a tiny bit and go from there.. I mean, if you love it, get some more next time, if not, move on to trend no.2 already. So here’s what I know about Neons- they are bold and hence need a subtle pairing. Bright neon tights? Wear a white shirt and knot it. Tie your hair, gloss them slightly and wear ‘em heels.

Too much? Start with a nail paint. Duh! What more? Introduce it in your shoes. Crack these looks below.

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ODD-A-TREND #2
Cycling Shorts/ Longish tailored shorts: Back with a bang! Now…. This one is not everyone’s cuppa tea but let me tell you straight- you can’t get more comfy than that. Lol! I’d say give it a shot… the other day, I just wore the cycling shorts with a long easy-breezy tunic and some bright flats. Looked fab, FYI! Another way is glam is to glam it up! Pair it with a light summer-y blazer, get a nice blow-dry (or a top-knot if you like it so) and wear tiny heels like kitten heels. And splash some red on your lips, I say!

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ODD-A-TREND #3
Dainty dresses: Romancing It Right- We all have that one dainty dress that is kind of tucked away (unless, you’re like me and don’t so dainty, ouch!). I reckon, you pull that one out and give it some twist. Quite literally so! Think- dainty dress, beach waves, a nice crochet bag, and cute flats (or if your city allows, some nice boots). Good ol’ country vibes.

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ODD-A-TREND #4
All White: Done Right!– This one is for everyone. How can you not? It’s chic, classy, crisp and very very sexy! How I’d wear it? Wear all white (and I mean all white) with glossy red lips and sick heels. Now, we are talking…! G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S (just said it the American way.. anyone been watching some American reality tv?) Hahaha.

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ODD-A-TREND #5
Vinyl Heels: Get ‘em already!– I am currently living in my vinyl heels. My only problem is- some (ahem… clearing throat) fashionistas (make believe) online have kind of killed it for me.. but I hope you haven’t encountered them yet. So ya… what was I saying again? Ya… get yourself a pair of vinyl heels coz you can work them with anything… literally anything. It’s like barefoot without being barefoot and being a few inches taller. No one would mind that, right?

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Okay then… this was my round-up on trends that I hope you’ll try. Give it a go and tell me how it went.

Xx

 


The only thing that keeps me happy in summer is Ice Cream & Retail Therapy (online preferably). A lot of people look forward to summer not because they love the sun (in India, not many people do) but they love summer vacays. So, I have decided to break this post into three parts- this is part 1 (duh!) where I talk about the trends that are worth your while and part 2 (coming soon) where I show you the much talked about “airport looks” and part 3 (coming later) how to travel light & right.

We don’t take heavy luggage; we bring it back- if you know what I mean.

Anyway, stop yapping and start scrolling!

#Trend Alert 1: Dress Over Pants

We all love ourselves some short summer dresses but what takes it a notch higher is- dressing over pants. It is so chic and cuts you some slack on “keep your legs together while you sit”. Let’s face it, dresses are feminine and sitting cross legs all day is not always possible. Lol! Rock ‘em over pants and when you’re going from day to night- you can lose ‘em pants. Erm… your call totally!

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#Trend Alert 2: The Power of Pink

You really must be living under some rock, if you haven’t seen “pink” everywhere this season. Runway to reality is now easy peasy (lemon squeezy- ya whatever) because all you gotta do is- work some PINK! Honestly, I have never really loved pink as much but the more I see it (or wear it), the more it grows on me. It suits every single skin tone and every single body type. So get yourself a pair of pink pants or a pink top or pink chunky earrings or all of it. Barbie-ing all the way- heck yeah!

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#Trend Alert 3: Boiler Suit

There’s something about jumpsuits (and now boiler suits) that is oh-so sexy without showing too much skin. Well, you may… if you’re pulling some “buttchella” from Coachella but I reckon, you put on simple yet solid Boiler Suit and give everyone #newwardrobe goals!

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#Trend Alert 4: Slip Dresses

I have been hearing about slip dresses for last couple of years and TBH, the trend never hit home with me- until now. Reason? Now it looks more than a negligee and the variety is yummy! There are so many options available in slip dresses and while you work it sexy, you can work it comfy- by pairing it with sneakers. More inspiration? Create some, I say!

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#Trend Alert 5: Animal Print

This one is evergreen to someone like me but if you’re not on board yet, you still have time. It is the literally the easiest way to look “high fashion” without spending a bomb. Just one thing- don’t overdo it if you can’t pull it off. Keep it simple (I rarely say that) by starting with one element- be it a top or the skirt or the pants or maybe on your bag. Take.it.slow.

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#Trend Alert 6: Utility Pants

Cool Cat’s go to outfit! Utility pants & a nice tee (or top)! Now, you pair it with chunky sneakers or kitten heels- that depends on your mood. I love wearing Utility Pants with kitten heels because there’s something really attractive about pairing sporty with sexy.

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#Trends Alert 7: Chunky Sneakers/ Dad Sneakers

You can love them or you can hate them but you definitely CAN’T ignore them. The first time when they hit “street fashion”, I was a bit on the fence because it looked great on some people and looked rather foolish on some people. But, the more I see it, the more I like it. And for me it’s like heels on steroids! Come on! You got heels, comfort, style and statement- all rolled into one. Gotta love this one. Non, madame?

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#Trend Alert 8: Barely there sandals

Literally what it reads. Barely there. Again- you can’t go wrong with bare feet not being bare. Bare feet like we know are sensual and when they look bare without being bare- it’s that right foot-tease for the perfect look. What’s more? It goes with almost anything you wear because hello! it’s bare 😉
PS: You’ll see this as one of the Airport Looks! Yup. I’m catching a plane next time in my barely there’s.

#Trend Alert 9: Headbands

Bad hair days or not- fashion always to the rescue. Tie-up your hair when a bad hair day strikes is kind of passé! Now, you just wear headbands & look glam! So, it’s not just your immediate cure for bad hair day- basically now it’s every day hair thing. I mean- why colour those tresses when you can just wear colored bands with knots and puffs! Ok fine, go colour them if that’s your thing but do wear a headband, sometime! Okay? 🙂

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