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Will’s Lifestyle Fashion Week Hangover (2011)

4 May

(Wearing: Last year’s printed dress fro Bershka, London; Brown shoes stolen borrowed from my sister; Blue bag from Dubai )

 This was the first time I attended the Will’s Lifestyle Fashion Week which happened in Delhi. I attended only three shows (I intend to attend the whole thing next time) but they all were unique and were quite parallel. Due to some confusion, I couldn’t get photos (ok no confusion, my camera died) but I got the runway photos from Y Magazine (for which I was covering the show) and did the outfit post after I came back.


Rehane’s Show

Rehane introduced fruity summer look in her collection with western silhouette and lace embellishments. Her collection had of color and was collection with a lot of incitement. Her collection had a European Couture touch, for which this Chennai- based designer, is known for. The dresses incorporated of this season’s tunic and tube dresses along with A- line skirts and floral prints.

Accessories were a vital part in her collection. She incorporated multi-stripped belts with bags and 3D accessories (thinking Banana Republic, I suppose). But the hairdo was the major part of her collection. There were headbands along with life-size flowers screamed American fifties hairdo in a modern way. She did not use a lot of make-up and kept it light, simple and exciting.

The major problem for me in the show was that her collection did not symbolize autumn or winter of any sort. I felt that the look was rather unfinished or more modifications could have happened. The bags were a major problem (ahem Jessica Szohr in Gossip Girl ahem) they did not coordinate and nor did they look ramp-like. But the show was fun and enthralling so I guess that is it.

Urvashi Kaur’s Show

A ballet dancer started the show while dancing on a sufi tone. The collection incorporated of colorful Angarkha tops where neck-accessory was a major part. The model carried some impeccable scarves which had a mix of both Indian and western touch. The show for me was rather unique.

Kallol Dutta 1955 Show

This was probably the best one I attended. I loved how Kallol Dutta mixed neutral colors and I loved his freshness and how he incorporated geometrical and abstract designs in his collections.

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Interview with Natalie Charlotte Turner

27 Mar

After becoming rather obsessed with personal style blogger Natalie Charlotte Turner, I decided to interview her where she shares her views on fashion. So check it out!

Me: Introduce yourself

Natalie: My name is Natalie Charlotte Turner, I live and was born in Spain although both my parents are from Britain. My style is constantly changing, I know what I like and what I don’t. I like playing with fashion, so that’s why I don’t like to define myself as one style.

Me: Why did you start blogging?

N: I simply started blogging because other bloggers inspired me, plus I am studying fashion so it became a personal place to express my ideas.

Me: What does fashion mean to you?
N: One word: Future

Me: Who is your fashion idol?

N: I don’t really have a fashion idol. Many people inspire me.

Me: Which decade, according to you, was fashion in its best form?

N: I think the US fashion from the 60s was quite fun. Pastel colors, puffy skirts….

(her Teen Vogue feature)

Me: How did you find your success?

N: It comes to you when you work hard, but I think I still have a long way to go for my “success” to find me.

Me: Where do you get your inspiration from?

N: Normally from other blogs and street style sites.

Me: Tell us five things of yourself not associated with fashion.

N: 1. My favorite music are bands like Blink 182, Sum 41, Fall out boy…etc
2. I’m addicted to the Bones (TV show)
3. I taught myself how to use Photoshop
4. I don’t know how to whistle properly
5. I’m terrible at maths…really bad.

Me: What do you want to take up as a career in fashion?

N: My dream would be to work as a fashion editor in a magazine.

Me: Lastly, what advice do you want to give to your fellow bloggers?

N: Be very patient and work hard, good things will eventually come.

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