3 Man-styles that need revival

Elegance is not about being noticed, it is about being remembered Giorgio Armani. I guess the word here should be ‘respected’, or ‘revered’, not ‘remembered’. Swag, grunge and hip-hop are all remembered. It could be for their atrociousness, or for the mind-sets of the generations that sport these styles. We live in an era of …

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The Indian ‘WaistCoat’ Evolution

The waistcoat (or vest) was a formal garment, introduced by King Charles II in 1666, during the Restoration of British monarchy. The name emerged from the length of the garment ending at the waistline, whereas the other coats were longer. This was a kind of foundation garment, with a triangular cut in the front centre. …

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Dressing on the ‘Plus’ Side- Part 2

  Hope you had a good time exploring your wardrobe. Let us see how can we put together various separates to create glam outfits for our ‘plus’ selves. 1. Creating a contrast If we are combining a dark and light color, wear the dark color closer to the skin. It draws the eye in, and …

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Summer ‘shades’ for the eyes

  The Ides of March will shortly be on us, and bring in the assassination of winter, not Julius Caesar. The skin enjoys the spring warmth, but the eyes start squinting in the sun. Yes, they need protection from the sunrays. Some celebrities insist on donning shades in the night. Many of them have gone …

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Lipstick is to a woman, what a necktie is to a man

Sounds a bit OTT (over the top) ! But these words were not spoken at birth. This is the experience of a woman culled over the years, that makes her espouse the cause. Red is for everybody, if coordinated properly. And all those who deride women wearing it, are the ones that envy the confidence …

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Pantone Fashion Color Report – Fall 2016

We need not wait till the Fall to follow this. The colors and contents are so beautiful. Find the shade somewhere in your wardrobe. Find a new way of wearing it. Keep an eye for it, when you are out shopping. Let the colors blend with your makeup and accessories. You are ready to be …

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