Simple way to Accessorise

Simple way to Accessorise
You will find this statement in way too many blogs of mine “Make clothing an investment”…
Invest in clothes in a way that you are able to accessorise them from day to night , from regualr day at work to lunch at work to boardroom meeting. be flexible and creative in expressing your style with different accessories that work for you.
Read more on various accessorises here and styling tips here.

 

Tops for Mommy-to-be

Tops for Mommy-to-be

 

This is my series post from a mom to mom-to-be.
Pregnancy brings about a lot of change emotionally and physically. Dont let those mood wings and hormones dictate what to wear.
Like i always say – what you wear will directly affect the way you feel, so dress glamorously.
1. Invest in tops that relaxed fit for the for the first and second trimester , and loose fit for the thrid trimester.
2. Check the fabrics, use weather friendly fabrics. For example for a hot and humid climate use more cottons and bit of blends.
3. Wrap tops & belted tops work very well for work as well for semi formal events
4. Simple blousons can be used for various ocassions from work to fun
5. Invest in fun prints, polka dot is the a staple piece for every mommy to be wardrobe.

Pants for Mommy-to-be

Pants for Mommy-to-be

 

 

This is my series post from a mom to mom-to-be.

Pregnancy brings about a lot of change emotionally and physically. Dont let those mood wings and hormones dictate what to wear.

  1. My first tip has to be dont go to stores looking for materinity pants. There are so many variations in pants today lile a pallazo, dhoti pant, jeggings and they all have side zippers or elastic at the waist which is comfortable for the first two trimesters.
  2. Invest in pants that are very comfortable around the waist and are a comfort fit on the legs.
  3. If you like me dont like the thought of materinity pants, than buy trousers that are size bigger. This way you can use them post pregnancy as well ūüėČ
  4. Invest in pants that relaxed fit for the for the first and second trimester , and loose fit for the thrid trimester. Treggings or Jeggings are an exception to this.
  5. Check the fabrics, use weather friendly fabrics. For example for a hot and humid climate use more cottons and bit of blends.

Read more about Styling your Dresses, Styling your Tops & Pants, What types of  Dresses, Tops & Indian outfits to buy for mom-to-be

Dresses for Mommy-to-be

Dresses for Mommy-to-be

 

This is my series post from a mom to mom-to-be.

Pregnancy brings about a lot of change emotionally and physically. Dont let those mood wings and hormones dictate what to wear.

 

  1. Cape dresses add that pizzaaz to the outfit, at the same time they are very relaxed fit and can be used for all trimester.
  2. Shirt dresses work very well in a hot climate, plus they are loose fit and comfortable for regular use. If the climate get cold, you can use the shirt dress with jeggings and boots.
  3. Wrap dresses are generally made from strecth fabrics and take the shape of the body, thus highlighting th lovely baby bump.
  4.  A line dresses knee length or full length also work very well.
  5. Fabrics play an important role, so keep in mind the weather and climate of where you are and
  6. Invest in dresses that relaxed fit for the for the first and second trimester , and loose fit for the thrid trimester.

  7. Check the fabrics, use weather friendly fabrics. For example for a hot and humid climate use more cottons and bit of blends.

Read more about Styling your Dresses, Styling your Tops & Pants, What types of  Pants, Tops & Indian outfits to buy for mom-to-be

Floral Dresses – Casual to Formal

Floral Dresses - Casual to Formal

 

The moment we think Floral dresses,  casual outings or brunches is what we can think of. But floral dresses can be used in business formal and social formal as well.
Wear spaghetti straps, fit and flare, shift styles for casual days and wear A line, sheath dresses for a swemi casual or formal ocassions.
Keep in mind the length, size of the floral print and their placing on the garment, fabric and style to determine whether is casual or formal.

Skirts – Casual to Formal

Skirts - Casual to Formal

 

As we read¬†in earlier¬†blog post “Black is not always formal“, this blog post will cover skirts styles from casual to formal.
Fit, Colour, Style, Print /Pattern play an important role while deciding wheteher the clothing piece or the outfit put together is social casual or bsuiness formal. there are varying degrees even to these. Have used a single colour and no print colour right now to concentrate on the fit, style & pattern of skirt to determine where we can wear this.
So to simplyfy our lives, imprtant pointers below:
1. When the length of the skirt is too short anywhere above the knee, it is used only for casual ocassions.
2. An uneven hemline on skirt again is extreme in nature and the attention goes to hemline more than you, this is a fancy peice and again more apt for casual ocassions.
3. Side ruffle, fancy buttoned, long slit styles are again used in a semi casual secenario.
4. A bodycon is a fitted version and can be used for business casual or social casual.
5. Kneelength skirts with simple looking detailing on the skirt can be used for everyday business wear
6. Kneelength straight fit skirt is a very business like piece, can also be used in social formal settings.

Sheath Vs Shift Dress

Sheath Vs Shift

 

I kept on wondering and wondering and wondering and scratching my brains about the difference between them. Saw couple of designer dress and understood the difference between the Sheath & Shift dress.

To make your life simple, one major difference between the two is

A sheath dress is well fitted, like a body con and shows of all the curves of your body. It looks good on Rectangular Body Shape, Tubular Body Shape, Hourglass Body Shape and also on small to medium Triangular Body shape. Sheath dresses are more dressier and can be used for work as well.

A Shift dress is straight fit, loose dress. It flatters all body shapes. They are very casual and work very well in hot humid weather.