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Monday, 28 September 2015


FLOUNCE
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Featuring

Sun Hat- Accessorize India | Dress- Thrift | Denim Gilet- Mango | Necklace -Thrift |  Boots- Asos 

It’s that time of the year when we’re transitioning between seasons. The time when one can only be confused about what one should be wearing in a city like Hyderabad which is hot as hell during the day. Hence I'm still wearing my summer outfits layering them when it's not too hot. This cute sun hat sent by Accessorize India arrived at my doorstep last week as a pleasant surprise just when I needed one to save myself from the heat. I styled it with a dress layering with a denim vest and wore my combat boots to complete the look. The hat is great for when you’re having a bad hair day or when you simply want to up your style game on a sunny day. Hope you liked the look.

Do follow Accessorize on Instagram and Facebook to find some really interesting stuff. You'll definitely love the bags and sunglasses.
-Naznin

Monday, 21 September 2015


DIALOGUE STARTER
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Photos by Nada Firdaus | Concept, Styling, Modelling & Editing by me

FEATURING
Dress (worn as a top) – Globus | Skirt- Koovs | Black long Cardigan- Nelly.com | Shoes- Lavie | Clutch- Thrift 

Few days ago, vegas.com had approached me to create a post putting together an outfit I would wear if were to spend a day in Vegas. I have never been to this wonderful 'resort city', but of what I've seen in pictures, this place seems great for party lovers for all the obvious reasons. A place known for its’ nightlife, casinos that run round the clock, shopping, dining and endless entertainment options.
To draw inspiration for this post, I browsed through their page only to discover how helpful their website was if one was planning to visit this city. From finding great stay options with cool discount deals to fit every budget to amazing adventure activities, current events in the city or the best clubs to hang out, the website has all one needs when in Vegas. 
Keeping in mind how much this city is known for it's sparkle, I styled this look with a sequined dress that I wore as a top with a hi-low skirt and threw on a long cardigan over it in case it's getting a little breezy if I'm having a night out at the Voodoo Rooftop Nightclub at the Rio. 
 Creating this post made me realize how long it has been that I let my hair down. Makes me wonder how hectic my current lifestyle is. Sigh! I'm not someone who loves clubbing surprisingly, (I'm more of the kind who loves a beautifully lit terrace with soft music and interesting conversations) but taking time out to unwind has been on the list for a while now. I'm glad this post is already setting my mood to plan out something very soon and groove the night away amidst the gleaming pink and blue lights. 

- Naznin

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

MUST BE DREAMING
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Featuring

Necklace – Accessorize India| Black Shirt- Thrift | Black Skirt- Ebay | Shoes- Truffle | Bag- Gifted

Eyes-  Maybelline Colossal Liner | L'oreal Paris Kajal Magique |  L'oreal Paris Volume Million Lash Mascara | Lips- Maybelline Bold Matte | Nails- Maybelline Color Show Black Out


Sometimes I wonder if looks are more important than the other aspects of one’s personality. Probably not more, but equally important. A lot of times, judgments and decisions are made on the basis of how one carries oneself. (And herein I’m not referring only to the fashion industry.) Not wrong to do so according to me. Your style is an expression of your personality and how you dress shows what you are all about. Not everyone is born beautiful, but what is important is how one strives towards being the best version of oneself. Not because you’re trying to impress someone but for yourself. Because you like to look good. The dress, the make-up, the shoes and the accessories show your sense of style. Branded or thrifted, it's a matter of choice of preference. Talking of accessories, I always look for statement pieces that are timeless and can instantly add a touch of glam to a monochrome outfit. Accessorize has been one such brand that never failed to impress me. They have the most amazing collection of backpacks, hats, scarves, sunglasses, necklaces and much more.

When the brand sent me this beautiful necklace to style with an all black wintry outfit, I was more than excited to find another reason to wear my favorite hue again. What I loved about the necklace is the two sides it has which are very exquisite and can be worn both ways. One side has white and turquoise toned stones studded on it while the other has a gold tone which perfectly complements the turquoise hue. I quite liked the gold side since it went well with my skin tone and looked lovely on this outfit. So if I’m packing for a trip, this is a great piece to carry since it can really save the space and trouble of carrying two different pieces. They have a lot of such lovely pieces at their store located at The Inorbit Mall, Hyderabad. Do drop into their store to explore their collection for you’ll fall in love with it.

Xx
Naznin

P.S: You can also follow Accessorize on Instagram (here) and Facebook (here) to check out their collection.



Monday, 7 September 2015


FAVORITE TRENDS-2015
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While I’m not someone who strictly follows trends and does a wardrobe edit according to fashion seasons, I love to keep myself updated with the current trends. I do incorporate them in my wardrobe according to what goes with my personal style and invest in pieces that I’m going to wear for as long as the clothes will last. I do ask a lot of questions to myself before buying something- how many pieces can I pair this with? Do the weather conditions in my city allow me to wear this? Can I wear it throughout the year? Can I get this for a better price elsewhere? Makes shopping decisions easier.

I really like the fact that we have to come to a stage where fashion and trends are getting finer day by day. So much that they are becoming a part of our basic wardrobe which lessens the risk of the amount of money we invest in them. For instance, the crop tops. Various fashion magazines and trend setters forecasted they would be out. But they are still in the running. Why do we even want them to go? What looks pretty and fits the bill doesn’t need to go. But again, we love creativity and definitely like welcoming the new trends without having to blindly throw out the old. Mixing old pieces with new ones leads to the rise of another new trend.

Here I have listed all of my favorite trends (Spring and Fall) of the year 2015 that were spotted this year on the runway, fellow bloggers and fashion editors. 

1.UTILITARIAN(Khaki/Army green/Olive)

Parka jackets, cargo pants, trench coats or just plain tops look great in this color. Seen on Kylie Jenner, Gigi Hadid and many other models, this color is a must have in a wardrobe.

2.MESH

This trend is super hot! I really love the peek-a-boo it plays. Black and whites are the best colors to pick.

3.OFF THE SHOULDER

This trend always keeps coming back. Very romantic and feminine, a nice off –the- should top is a good investment. Seriously trending  at the moment.

4.DUNGAREES/ONESIES/OVERALLS

A good pair of overalls in the wardrobe can really up the style quotient. You can style them in hundred thousand ways. 

5. SKINNY SCARF


Loving this trend. Black, red , orange and blues are the best colors to have.
 
6.FRINGE 

I wouldn’t say this trend can be worn frequently. But it’s quite in these days and looks beautiful. Fringed Bags, skirts and boots are what you can try if you like the boho vibe.

7.TRENCH COATS

A classic trench coat can make a super boring outfit trendy. It can never be out of fashion. Should shop one real soon especially because winter is around the corner.

8.LACE


Another trend I love is lace. Shirts and dresses with lace details look very beautiful. Hope you liked this post. Do not forget to follow me on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated with all the new happenings on I Dress for the Applause.

Xx
Naznin

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