Mamta Kashyap – Vitiligo and Life

No preambles. I have vitiligo. Safed daag. Its an auto immune disorder which results in depigmentation. Loss of skin color in patches on the body. Its not contagious. It won’t spread to anyone who is contact with me.
It first made its appearnace in 2010. Just above my elbow. I was under huge stress. I wanted to marry the love of my life and my parents were not convinced. I wanted to elope. But he didnt want to, he wanted everyone’s blessings. And then this appeared.

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The best clothing color for you

Can you imagine life in black and white? I for one cannot. Colour is such a powerful tool.

Colour can make you look vibrant or make you look dull.
Colour can leave a positive impression or an unpleasant one
Colour can lift up your spirit on dull days
Colour is an unspoken language.

Too much or Too little is up to you.

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How to cheat at Saree Styling

Gone are days when you had to wear the saree in traditional ways, sarees are redefining Indian essentials, it’s no longer used only for dancing atop the Swiss mountains or for socials fucntions 😉

Now back to my mantra “If you cant style your outfit in three different ways then don’t buy”. I know sarees are difficult on this mantra. In my earlier post on “Double up your formal top” and “Saree with top“, I have shared how we can double up our formal or casual tops with saree to colour block and give a unique look.

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Styling for windy days

In Singapore & Mumbai, windy days are fun and we sort of look forward to it, some respite from the heat and humidity.

So styling for windy days is more like a wish list for styling. However this year we traveled to Austria and Switzerland and the weather was perfect amount of wind and cold, some bad days of rain 😦

In this post, I have kept in mind the regular easily available styles of layers like long jackets, ponchos, heavy cardigan. The fun is in colors and combinations.

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Print on Print

Print on Print

 

Print on print simply put means combining two prints together.

Now although this is a big trend from past couple of years, it has always been existent from yesteryear of fashion days. Especially if you look at various Indian sarees, like Bandhani, Patola, Ikkat, print on print has been practiced as a pattern since ages.

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DIY – patch denim

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No matter what people say, I am in love with the torn denim style. However, with toddler around, it gets difficult to maintain my torn denim. So when my favorite pair of denim was giving up on me, I resurrected it with a DIY 😉

Am sure the picture explains it all, but still if you need some creative input on how, please feel free to comment.