Easy, creative ways for layering right this winter

It always helps to layer yourself well to brace the winter chill. But it’s important that you do so without adding bulk.Wear more than one layer on your legs and brighten up your winter look with one or two colourful pieces.


Here are some tips on how to be warm but still look chic during the cold season:

* The best strategy is to follow the three-layer strategy, namely:  Continue reading


Biryani from the land of pearls

Biryani from the land of pearlsOne of my latest work diaries gave me a chance to visit the city of Nizams- Hyderabad last week. It was a one-day stopover, packed with back-to-back work meetings and I didn’t have much time to go out and dine. A day back, I had read somewhere that the famous Bawarchi restaurant (founded by the Dhadkan star, Sunil Shetty) Continue reading

5 colour options for that perfect bridal Lehenga this season

Red: Okay, before you scream “boring”, let us tell you that red remains an unparalleled favourite and for plenty of good reasons. First of all, this colour is traditionally considered the most auspicious in India. Secondly, red has a way of bringing out the best in the Indian skin tone. Also, it pairs beautifully with a variety of jewellery, making it a very safe bet. Do give this hue a shot this season!


Gold: Think opulence and instantly the royal colour of gold comes to mind. If you want to be one of those truly regal-looking brides, go for this rich shade. Continue reading

5 Best Apps for this Festive Season

During the festive season, we all need instant help when it comes to dressing up, ordering food, travelling, arranging utilities or just making instant queries about any requirements. You need not search for numbers and dial in to anyone randomly, just keep these must-have apps handy and sail smoothly towards festivities.

Voonik​ – Voonik is India’s first personal shopping app and a fashion marketplace for women that offers a free, online personal stylist in an app to its users. This festive season, the stylists at Voonik are coming up with quirky and trendy ideas that will lure one’s attention so that women can dress and look their best. Continue reading

There is no sincerer love than the love of food

“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw

There were times when to satisfy my hunger pangs, I had to use the hunt and dial model of ordering food. If I wanted a home delivery of food, it meant that I had to first do some researching on the restaurants from the innumerable flyers (that were gathered from various restaurants) one by one and then check for things like if they offer home delivery or deliver to my address. Once I had found the perfect place, it was then time for a long and tiring ordeal to make the person on the other side of the phone understand the order.

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Beat the Heat: Choose the right Swimwear for your body type

Whether you’re heavy on the top or bottom, it’s vital to choose swimwear that suits your shape.
Wearing a bikini with an embellished top or a ruffled one is perfect for slim people, and for people with a short torso a high-cut bikini is ideal to turn the spotlight on your long legs.
We share tips on how to choose the perfect swimwear according to your body type:
* Bottom heavy: Avoid wearing bikini boy shorts that cover a part of the thighs as this also cuts the legs off at just the wrong place. Higher cut bottoms are ideal for such body shapes. A skirted bottom, however, is the winner in this case and it lends a beautifully feminine elegance while hiding the largest part of the upper leg. You can also opt for a tankini that gives the illusion of height and proportion.

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