Wednesday, 26 October 2016

FALL FASHION PICKS


The fact that I have a love and hate relationship with winter comes as no surprise. I love it for the new trends and fall accessories like scarves, gloves, boots and hate it because I cannot stand the cold! When it comes to styling though, the season brings you so many new styles and that is what I most look forward to. Be it a different color, pattern or material, fall makes me too happy. For instance, this season, velvet/suede is the way to go! I've seen so many satin dresses, over the knee boots in suede and unique jackets with prints making a statement. With so many new trends coming up and old ones making a comeback, who wouldn't want to make heads turn while being warm! Here are some of  my favorite fashion picks. 


OVER THE KNEE BOOTS



SATIN DRESS



SATIN BOMBER JACKET



OVERSIZED JUMPER


TRANSPARENT ANKLE BOOTS


I had to shortlist my favourite items from a long long list but this is what I have for now. I must say that luxe fabrics such as satin, velvet and suede are the most popular amongst all trends. You can either dress it up or down depending on where you are going. For a night out with the girls, I would choose the satin dress with a choker like neck piece and some over the knee boots for that classy look. If I am travelling on a long flight I would wear an oversized jumper with leggings and comfy footwear. You can find some really good options online on websites like Misguided, Boohoo and Asos!

Pic courtesy: Misguided

What are your fall faves? Let me know in the comments! :) 







Wednesday, 19 October 2016

LIFE UPDATE + BOOK REVIEW



I would like to start today's post by apologizing for the lack of updates here. No excuses this time. I'll dive right into this post now. 

I've just been busy going in and out of jobs, sorting out the mess that I had made earlier and just procrastinating really. I have a lot of things on my plate but nevertheless, I am still enjoying every bit of my busy schedule. You learn from your experiences every single day, don't you?! So in whatever spare time I have left, I either indulge in a little bit of cooking, travelling or reading. Earlier this week, I decided to go to my local library and pick up "Big Magic" by Elizabeth Gilbert - author of the famous book "Eat, Pray, Love".






Before buying this book, I had no idea what this book was about. I had seen the movie "Eat, Pray, Love" but had never read her book so I didn't know what to expect. The book explains the power of creativity and how your persistence and hard work for your passion forms an integral part of the journey. The journey to follow your dreams of achieving what you really came to do in life. Elizabeth thinks every person is creative and capable of turning ideas into something magical and mystifying. She explains wonderfully how rejection, doubts, time constraints can become an obstacle but it is how you can overcome that obstacle to reach your goals and succeed in life. She gives personal examples of rejection and how it DID NOT demotivate her. Instead, she became stronger and stood through the testing times to become one of the most successful writers with two renowned books that gave her fame.

My love for motivational and inspirational books undoubtedly comes from my mum. She has the same taste as me and so I know she would love this book. I am definitely going to recommend this one to her. Instances from her own life combined with her simple and straight forward writing style make this one a good read. If you need some motivation in your life rn, go buy this one, NOW!



xx,
Prerna