Conducted a ‘Style it up in Saree’ workshop for the first time with these lovely women. Different drapes to suit their lifestyles and comfort. It was super fun.
I’ve always loved saree, but never looked for opportunities to wear one. I’ve been styling people for different occasions, in all kind of attires and accessories as part of my profession, but hardly ever in saree. This concept of Triveni Saree , #TriveniEthnicEdge to keep the tradition of India alive somehow got my attention. As a stylist I have to bring style in everything I offer, along with comfort. With this workshop, experimented with different drapes with lots of variations to suit different personalities. It felt nice to break the common mindset that most of us have about saree being old fashion and uncomfortable. We had some serious fun with the looks. And was happy to see the youngsters like the options they had with sarees….
80’s were defined by the unique blend of different styles, especially the over –the-top clothing in bold colors and patterns. Everything in the 80’s had to be big, bold and loud. So any outfit that includes bright color contrast, extravagant designs with shoulder pads or puff sleeves will nail the look.
The old school fashion fascinates me. It helps us reconnect with a past which was not nearly as complicated. I feel it’s amazing the way these designs can be showy and casual at the same time. The classic cut and design of many retro style dresses makes them very easy to wear as well.
I am a huge fan of belts. A belt is an easy, versatile way to really make your outfits look unique and interesting. A wide belt is one of the most flattering and eye-catching accessories when paired with the right outfit, especially worn with a poodle or swing skirt. Keep in mind that wide belts won’t work with every outfit, but if paired well they look awesome.
Here I went for Unique Vintage cocktail polka dotted dress with poodle skirt and fitted bodices. I had accessorized it with a wide buckle waist belt, which looks absolutely perfect for hopping across the dance floor.
Blue is the favorite color of all people. It’s nature’s color for water and sky, but is rarely found in fruits and vegetables. It can either be calming or cold depending on the shades of blue.
Most blues convey a sense of trust, loyalty, cleanliness, and understanding. And I always wonder why the color is connected to sadness…..Feeling blue, morning blue, Monday blues L I don’t find sadness in blue. According to color psychology exposure to the color blue causes the body to create chemicals that are calming.
Rather blue is associated with the fifth chakra, located at the throat and therefore connected to communication. Someone who speaks the truth is “true blue.” J
Now coming to clothing in blue; Blue is the only color which maintains its own character in all its tones… it will always stay blue;” as told by Raoul Dufy, French Fauvist Painter.
A dark blue suit is professional business attire next to black. Rather the only color that can compete with the mighty black. I would say, if you’re going to wear blue, go dark for work and light for parties.
When you photograph people in color you photograph their clothes.But when you photograph people in black and white you photograph their souls! – Ted Grant
Black and white is just right and simple, until you create something different and beautiful and make it colorful!
Colors are more than what they seem to be. They impact your mood and emotions because they have an influence to the flow and amount of energy in the body. Colors can affect your aura and color therapist can vouch on this.
The colors you choose throws light on your personality, it’s a way of self-expression.
Color Pink is very contradictory. In western culture it is associated with feminine traits and in some countries like Japan it is associated with masculine traits. Pink has a calming effect on people when used in moderation, but over use it and it will lead to irritation and inspire feelings of weakness in men. Now you know why it’s contradictory, it is complicated. 😉
White is the colour of perfection, purity, wholeness and completion. According to colour psychology, it is the colour of new beginnings. Even though White does not stimulate one’s senses, it opens the way for the creation of anything the mind can conceive.
What I like the most about white is the way I can mix and match it with other colours to create a totally different look every time I pick an attire in white. This time went all white with a dash of yellow, magenta, blue and green gently cruising over the white with every breeze that comes by. Yes, it’s adventure in my mind 😉