The Apparel Concept

#OOTD has become a worldwide phenomenon where every one wants to show off their outfits and their accessories. The Apparel Concept can be a significant guide to achieving that perfect OOTD.

It is a task to get up in the morning and figuring out what to wear for the day, by keeping a few concepts in mind, dressing becomes a whole lot easier. Read below for some concepts that can change the way you look at the clothes and accessories. Continue reading “The Apparel Concept”

Wedding Essentials

White wedding? Beach wedding? Spring garden wedding? Or a simple back yard wedding? So many options, so many things to decide…

The wedding day has to be one of the most awaited events in a person’s life. Be it a bride or a groom, everyone has their own expectations and plans for how they want their wedding to be. Thoughts on the dream wedding start when young. You look at older siblings, cousins and relatives getting married. Seeing how the decorations are done, the outfits worn, the number of photoshoots, invitations, venues, food, etc, you just want to get married immediately! For some, these things may not be absolutely important and only the presence of their loved ones is needed. Continue reading “Wedding Essentials”

Block Printing

India has been renowned for its printed and dyed cotton cloth since the 12th century and the craft flourished as the fabric received royal patronage. The earliest centers for block printing seem to have been in what are now the states of Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. From these centers, the craft appears to have spread gradually with the migration of craft workers to other areas. Continue reading “Block Printing”

The Art of Smocking

This art form that we call as ‘Smocking’ (also called as ‘English smocking’) is originally from The United Kingdom.

Smocking is a form of embroidery made on top of gathers. This makes the work elastic and controls the fullness of the fabric in a decorative way hence making it highly suitable for children’s clothing. Continue reading “The Art of Smocking”

Rectangle Body Shape

This body shape’s silhouette is fairly straight up and down with a slightly masculine look.

  • Shoulders, bust, and hips are approximately of the same width.
  • Little or no waist definition.
  • Less or no curves.
  • Bottom tends to be flat.

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Hourglass Body Shape

An hourglass is considered as an ideal body shape. The upper and lower half of the body is approximately in-line with each other with a defined waist.

  • Hip-line and bust-line are fuller and are roughly of the same width.
  • You have a well-defined waist.
  • You’d describe your body as curvy.

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Inverted Triangle Body Shape

Known as the athletic type of body shape, this shape is all about broad shoulders that results in narrow hips and waist. If you feel that your shoulders take away all the attention and your body lacks curve, then you are an Inverted Body Shape.

AKA the Strawberry or Carrot body shape.

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Apple Body Shape

Generally described as “top-heavy”, the bust is three or more inches bigger than the hips. If you have gained weight or given birth recently you are most likely an apple shaped. However, you can be thin but carry most of the fat around the midsection and be wide at the ribcage.

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Women Body Types

Think about the styles of clothing you wore when you were younger. The colours, prints and designs you chose. There’s a good chance that your fashion preferences have changed since then. That’s one of the most exciting thing about fashion and style – with some creativity, you can create a whole new look and persona for yourself as often as you want!

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