20 Favourite Outfits from Amazon India Fashion Week! Spring/Summer 2016

I’ve cribbed a ton during this season of fashion weeks. “Uninspiring” “disappointing” – I’ve hurled all sorts of adjectives at them. Compared to the rest of them, Amazon India Fashion Week’s Spring/Summer 2016 line was not half-bad. I’m not calling it exciting for brides, because there was (as expected) a very limited offering for wedding wear. But I still want to keep you abreast with the best of what AIFW had to offer to kick off our 2016 wardrobe, and there are a few pointers in here for the fashion-conscious bride.

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Best of Amazon India Fashion Week A/W 2015

Best of Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2015

I might as well re-name this post to The Best of Payal Singhal, because hers was the only show I loved completely at Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2015. For the first time, I loved not just the wearable pieces, but also those statement-making ones that leave you wondering who would wear that off the runway. Yes, I loved those ones too.

I digress.

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Maxi Skirts: The New Budget Lehenga?

If you’re looking for light lehengas that are also light on the pocket, I have an idea for you. I’m sure I’m not the first person in the world to have had this inspired thought, but last weekend I saw this picture of a maxi skirt & crop top –

Fuschia embroidered maxi skirt with nude crop top

and thought to myself, “This is so pretty, can’t it double up as a lehenga?”

Waittaminute *quickly scrolls down to check price*

Yes, it can!

The crop top and skirt were priced at ₹26,000 – the average these days to buy a light lehenga by an even slightly known designer. Was I onto something?

Were there other maxi skirts out there that could double up as light lehengas?

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11 Things You Need To Know About Ogaan’s Wedding Exhibition

#1 It’s called Weddings 2015 and starts TODAY, at Ogaan in Hauz Khas Village. #2 You’ll get to see what’s in store for 2015 weddings in fashion – all curated for you and wrapped up in a neat bow, under one roof! #3 You just might find a designer lehenga that fits your bigger-than-you-realise-budget (why are you spending over … Continue reading 11 Things You Need To Know About Ogaan’s Wedding Exhibition

Trousseau Picks for your First Summer as a Newlywed: WIFW edition

Trousseau Picks for your first summer as a newlywed Wills India Fashion Week 2015 edition

You might not know this, but Wills India Fashion Week is the only fashion show in the country that showcases designs one season in advance. Which means that if you’re looking for the perfect honeymoon ensemble for that summer destination, or picking pieces for your work wardrobe post the honeymoon and wondering what to wear to dinner parties once temperatures rise again and those heavily embroidered velvets will no longer do – YOU’VE COME TO THE RIGHT PLACE!

WIFW just concluded their Spring-Summer 2015 shows and I, of course, scoured ALL the shows from all 5 days to bring you Summer Picks for your Trousseau.  Continue reading “Trousseau Picks for your First Summer as a Newlywed: WIFW edition”