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Best Dressed Bollywood Divas in April

Summer is at its peak, but our Bollywood stars still manage to be at their sartorial best in some of the best costumes. What’s special about the summer wardrobe is that you can experiment with lots of fresh colors and fun prints. Balance the look with minimal or no accessories, some nude makeup, casual footwear and you are all set to beat the heat with your freshness. But, if you are the bride or if you are heading for a dinner invite, you can take some cues from these sizzling actresses from Bollywood.

While our new “Baywatch” girl Priyanka Chopra was recently seen at the 102nd annual White House Correspondent’s dinner sporting an ultra-feminine gown, we also loved the beautiful rose-print lehenga that adorned the bride-to-be, Bipasha Basu on her Mehendi.

Priyanka-ChopraImage Courtesy – Vogue India

Bipasha Mehendi

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From Priyanka to Bipasha, and from Parineeti to Sonam Kapoor we spotted these beautiful ladies making appearances in some of the super creations by well-known designers and fashion houses.

So let’s not waste any more of your time and calm your curiosity with the photos of the best dressed divas off-late.

Summer Daytime Looks

Whether you choose to wear a saree, salwar suit or western outfits, choose fabrics and style that allow your skin to breathe. Wear colors like, powder blue, baby pin, orange, lemon yellow and prints that are fresh like, floral prints. For western outfits choose shorter lengths.  Pair them with cool sunglasses, open sandals or summer sneakers.

Athiya Daywear

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Karishma Daywear

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Parineeti Daywear

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Patralekha Daywear

SantaBanta

Summer Casual Looks

Casual wears can even make up for a daytime event when worn in right colors, cuts and textiles (Cotton). Stock up those denim shorts, tank tops, long shrugs, short dresses, jumpsuits, or anything that makes you feel comfortable and your skin breathe.

Athiya Casual

Miss Malini

Bipasha Casual

Miss Malini

Parineet Casual1

Miss Malini

Parineeti Casual

Miss Malini

Sonakshi Casual

Miss Malini

Sonam Casual

Miss Malini

Summer Evening Party Look

Monochromes, metallic hues or single tones like, black, white golden, silver, and royal blue add glamor and create a soothing atmosphere in those warm summer evenings. Flaunt the plunging neck-line like Alia, the classic LBD like or a stunning silver gown like Aditi, you are sure to rock the evening party this season.

Aditi Party Manish

Vogue India

Aditi Party

Miss Malini

Alia Party

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Athiya Party

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Deepika Party

Glamsham

Kareena Party

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Shraddha Party

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Shraddha Party1

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Summer Bridal Looks

We simply cannot take our eyes of that Mehendi gown that bedecked the gorgeous Bengali bride-to-be Bipasha Basu, designed by Anushree Reddy. The Bengali bridal wear on the D-day by Sabyasachi was another stunner, followed with the dazzling golden number. The designer created a perfect summer wedding regalia with the subdued shades yet spectacular designs.

Bipasha Bridal

Vogue India

Bipasha Reception

Vogue India

6 Must-Have Nude Pieces Every Girl Needs in Her Wardrobe

So you got those nude pumps recently? Well, that may be something you just bumped in and you grabbed, but if you are an on-trend lass that is a must have for your closet. From nude lips to beige stilettos (close to your skin color), nude staples add such a sophisticated touch to your style. They make you look hip without being overdone. When in two minds or in a rush, this shade is just the right bet for you, eyes closed. A common interest for all women, nude pieces are elegant, sexy and sassy at the same time. So let’s see the six nude pieces that are a must have in your wardrobe for all you chic women.

Pumps or Stilettos

No matter what is the season and whether you are donning a pair of jeans, evening dress or a work suit a nude pump or stiletto complements your ensemble just perfectly. Even the novice in the bandwagon has at least one of these to begin with, so it’s almost a criminal injustice to your wardrobe for not filling up with one!

Nude

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Buy the look – 20Dresses Women Heels

Handbag or Clutch

Get over that classic black bag as the new black is the nude. Replace your usual handbag or evening clutch with something in nude and be a la mode this season. This is one color which will never go wrong or out of season, so flaunt one with much aplomb and sizzle through.

Bag

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Buy the look – Hidesign Shoulder Bag

Lip Colors

Okay, so this is one of the most loved makeup staples for all the lovey ladies. But do you have one in your collection in nude? Having one today will give you a sure edge among your adversaries. Teaming it up with a flamboyant outfit and artistic eye-makeup will instantly lift your look ten folds.

Nude Lips

Image Courtesy – MissMalini, Mode.com

Buy the look – Giordani Gold Jewel Lipstick-Dusky Nude 4 g(Dusky Nude)

The Gorgeous Nude Dress

It is indeed time to dump that LBD and shift your loyalties to the latest vogue of the season, the gorgeous nude dresses. Perfect for that evening party sexy nude gowns or dresses  are sure to make you stand out in the crowd. So make a difference this season sporting one of these with matching but minimal accessories.

Dress

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Buy the look – Only Women’s Tube Dress

Trench Coat

This is one trend that does not age with time. Trench coats make women appear sexy whether worn to work or as a casual wear. One of the all-purpose wear it is best suited in colors in colors such as, black, navy or nude. Make a statement this season by sporting one in nude and grab that extra attention effortelessly.

Trench Coat

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Buy the look – Sportelle USA India Full Sleeve Solid Women’s Jacket

Shades or Sunglasses

Shades in nude would be the last thought that would cross anyone’s mind, but wearing one matching your skin tone can instantly transform you into that hot diva. These beauties are a must have or rather a lust have for all the women who believe in making a style statement in vogue. So grab one today (wayfarers, rounded or cat eyes) and rock the stage.

Sunglasses

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Buy the look – Farenheit Aviator Sunglasses

What to Wear: Fashion Tips for First Day at Work

Your wardrobe may be stashed with piles of clothes, but that perfect attire simply seems to be missing especially if it’s your first day at work. We understand that predicament as the first impression that you create at your new job does mean a lot in the long term. While you should dress professionally, you should also look chic and in vogue. So let’s find out how to impress your boss at the first day of your work with these 7 fashion tips..

Closed Toe Pumps

7 fashion tips to rock your first day at work :Closed Toe Pumps

Closed Toe Pumps

Tresmode Women’s Peepump-3 Pumps

Kielz Women’s Pumps

Pumps are your best bet at the office especially the nude ones that make a subtle statement about your fashion sense bang on the first day. Though you can experiment with a red, white or black occasionally, nude pumps are the classics that can almost never go wrong.

Peep toes or fashionable stilettoes are a big no-no, so simply stick to the ones with closed toe. They look stylish yet elegant with balanced attire.

Pencil Skirts

7 fashion tips to rock your first day at work :pencil skirts

pencil skirts

FOREVER NEW Rib Pencil Skirt

Femella Animal Print Women’s Pencil Skirt

It’s not your first day at the college or your first date, so stay away from those fancy flowing skirts. Pencil skirts or Bodycon Skirts are the ideal outfits for your office, and by sporting them at the first day at your work you already win half the war!

Though one can play with solid colors (not patterns or prints) like, a royal blue or fuchsia if office allows and pair them with separates in contrast colors, it is advisable to stick to neutral colors like, nude or gray shades paired with white or off-white sophisticated blouses at the first day. Keep the fun for later, what say?

Power Suit

7 fashion tips to rock your first day at work:power suit

power suit

Allen Solly Black Blazer

A power suit can never go wrong in a professional environment. Throw a blazer on a knee length pencil skirt, or straight cut trouser in pin stripes with the quintessential white blouse beneath or add class with black stockings the power dressing is made to impress.

For the first day we advise you stick to neutral shades such as, black, gray or cream and set the ball rolling in your favor.

Wide Legged Trousers

Wide-Legged-Trousers (1)

Wide Legged Trousers

Black Workwear Wide Leg Trouser

Nothing like wearing fashionable trousers and still gain that respect. Wide-legged trousers let you chive just that with the right cut and pattern. It’s extremely important to make sure that you wear well-tailored stuff, especially the pants which are not to cling to your buttocks.

Remember that you are at the first day of your work and you are there to create a professional impression that should call for honor and grace.

Muted Makeup

7 fashion tips to rock your first day at work :Muted Makeup

Muted Makeup

Make-up Sets

WOMEN MAKE-UP KIT

Once again remind yourself of the fact that you should leave behind your street chic style back when you are heading for the office, especially on the first day! But that does not mean that you should wear no makeup, but it should be rather subdued. Go for a nude makeup, just some sunscreen, base and pressed powder.

For the eyes stick to the basic black with no smudged look, a hint of mascara (not essential), and some tinted lip balm or a lipstick in shades of nude. Stay away from bright colors if you are really serious about creating an impression.

Statement Jewelry

7 fashion tips to rock your first day at work :Statement Jewelry

Statement Jewelry

Swan Multi-strand Necklace for Women (Gold) (AB-NL-M0516)

Imli Street Silver Copper Necklace

Keep your entire look simple with just one piece of statement jewelry instead of wearing them all. We sure understand that you have all those junk pieces to show off, but just one is good enough for your office.

For a stronger statement just select a chic yet classy neckpiece with your business casual and you are all set to rock your first day.

Balance Colors

7 fashion tips to rock your first day at work :Balance Colors

Balance Colors

SVT ADA Collection Black Printed Bodycon Dress

Red Cotton Peplum Dress

Learn to mix and match the right color before even you step out for your first day at work, as one wrong step can spoil your entire effort. If you are wearing separates, DO NOT wear them in same colors or two bright or two muted colors.

Balance the colors with one muted and one bright and with the right shades. Do some research on the internet if you are still unsure about which colors would best match with each other, before you end up matching a pink with a red! When in doubt, stick to the basics with neutral shades.

5 Must Have Beauty Essentials for Every College Girl

Are you done with your college admissions? We are sure you do! We know how excited you are for the first day, and baffled too! While you are certainly contemplative about your course structure and the prolonged lectures, you must be also wondering about your appearance for the college. It is much easier to select a dress and pair it with matching shoes and accessories, based on the daily hints that we already get through various sources; however, it is indeed a task to zero in on the must have make-up beauty products for college.
Not just that you have to maintain your look for the entire day without looking grim and drained out, but you also cannot carry much in your already bulging backpack. Besides, as a college goer you also need to find products that are within your budget. So here we are today to your rescue with the 5 must have beauty essentials for every college girl, that will get you going for the entire day looking all fresh and glowing at an affordable price.
Keep it Clean
5 must have beauty products for college:Keep it Clean

Keep it Clean

One of the most important ways to maintain a fresh look for the entire day is to keep your face clean. Rather this should be your first step just after you reach college. Since, simply washing it off with plain water may not help remove the dirt, oil and grim you gathered on the way, carry your regular face wash (preferably in tube form to avoid dripping), and or face wipes.
Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, 8.0 -Ounce
Biotique Bio Berberry Hydrating Cleanser For All Skin Types, 120Ml
Use either of them at least twice in the day and then apply makeup for best results.
Screen Your Skin
5 must have beauty products for college:sun shield

sun shield

Come summer, monsoon or winter, one mantra which you should never forget is to shade your skin up with a good quality sunscreen. Use one with higher Sun Protection Factor (SPF) between 9am to 3pm when the effect of the harmful sun rays is at the peak. Make sure you use one which suits your skin and is sweat free to avoid end up looking greasy.
Lakme Sun Expert Fair Sunscreen Lotion SPF30 PA++, 100ml
Lotus Herbals Safe Sun UV Screen Matte Gel SPF 50, 50g
In order to impart a matte look to your skin translucent powder works best for college. Use one which has sunscreen properties to add up to the benefits of the sunscreen which you have already applied.
Hide your Imperfections
5 must have beauty products for college:Hide Your Imperfections

Hide Your Imperfections

Give your skin that flawless finish with a BB cream or a tinted moisturizer. You can use it daily based on your convenience, for that natural glow. However, it works best when paired with a sunscreen, as the cream itself does not come with any sunshield properties.
Maybelline New York BB Cream, Radiance
Oriflame Skin Dream BB cream SPF 30 – 5 in 1 Beauty Cream
But, if you are not comfortable of loading your skin with another product over sunscreen, you can simply use a light concealer that can hide the flaws perfectly. Using it just for the dark circles or the imperfections should do the magic.
Defined Eyes
5 must have beauty products for college:Defined Eyes

Defined Eyes

You simply cannot finish your make-up without defining your eyes. Whether the winged eye look, or the smudged look some girls just cannot do without the eye makeup. Infact, it does brighten up your face instantly without needing a compact powder or foundation.
Maybelline Hyper Sharp Liner
Mars Lip/Eye-liner With Sharpner set of 12 different shades
Defined eyes take away the attention from your otherwise dull or tired face. Try them in shades of green, blue or purple for a different look, and moving away from the mundane black. Choose one in the form of pencil, pen or liquid you should not go overboard keeping in mind that you will be attending college, and not a function.
Luscious Lips
5 must have beauty products for college:Luscious lips

Luscious lips

The last touch to any makeup would be to highlight your lips, as lips without even a dash of color will give you a washed out look. Wearing a lipstick to the college may not be apt since you would be attending lectures; hence, tinted lip balms which are all over the market now are your best option.
Maybelline Baby Lips, Berry Crush, 4g
Maybelline Lip Smooth Color Bloom, Peach Blossom
You can even use a lip gloss instead, one that offers a lighter tone. This will not only keep your pouts moisturized, but also make you the focal point.
So keep these 5 must have beauty essentials in your college bag today, and you are all set to rock the scene.