RUFFLE HEM

24 April 2017






I love cropped pants but at times styling them can be a challenge. This pair was easy to style cause of the ruffle hem. It's a fun & feminine pair that you can style with almost any pair of shoes. I paired my pants with off-the-shoulder top (ruffles on the top & ruffles on the bottom lol) & block heels. I was going for a monochromatic look with different shades of the same colour.

I love ruffle details  & I'm so happy they are everywhere right now...on blouses, denim,skirt, dresses etc & you can even make a statement with already what you have like this diy here. What is your favourite way to wear/ style ruffle pieces?

Lovely week ahead.

Outfit - Thrifted
Photography - Self Portrait

HOW TO MAKE BHAJIA

10 April 2017













Today on the blog I'll be sharing my favourite way of cooking my potatoes.

You'll need....

1 cup gram flour.
2 big potatoes or several small ones.
1 teaspoon of ginger powder/shredded
A handful of cilantro
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
Pinch of baking soda.
Oil to fry

Boil your potatoes & mash them.
In a bowl mix all the ingredients into a thick batter but not runny.
Put your pan on a medium heat stove & add your oil.
Check if oil is ready for frying by placing a small piece of batter & if it sizzles then it's ready.
Fry the remaining batter for 5-6 minutes or until brown.
Serve hot.




FLOWER POWER

3 April 2017








When in doubt style basics then punch it up with flowers, in this case a floral jacket. Do you at times look at the clothes you own & think how can I restyle these pieces? I think the best way to do that is style basics then add a statement piece. I did this by styling a wrap around blouse with denim(you can check how I frayed the hem here ) & a floral jacket. This is a bit casual but for a formal look you can sub the jeans with a wide leg pants, cullotes or just any pants you own.

Oh my daughter wanted to be on the blog so please enjoy the three photos of my little love trying take self portraits lol. Awesome week ahead.

Outfit- Thrifted.
Photography - Self portrait.

CULLOTES

27 March 2017





If you love cropped pants then you will love cullotes. They are fun & easy to style. When I bought this pair I wished it was black in colour, cause I think this colour is a bit limiting to what I have in my wardrobe. I styled my cullotes with a romper, though the cullotes came with a lining cause of the sheer fabric, and barely there block heels. Oh my daughter decided to photobomb.

Do you love cropped pants?  How do you style them?

Have a lovely week ahead.


SHADES OF BLUE

20 March 2017







I love a denim on denim ensemble but I try as much as possible not to look like I have worn a onesie. The best way to do that is to pair different washes. I styled my outfit with different shades of blue, a light wash top with a medium wash. I accessorized with a multi-coloured bracelet for some colour & block heels.

What is your favourite way to style your denim?

Outfit - Thrifted
Photograhpy - Self Portrait

DIY.... FRAYED UNEVEN HEM

13 March 2017



I love tweaking pieces in my wardrobe just to upstlye what you already have. For this diy I made a frayed uneven hem with my favourite mommy jeans.

You'll need;
 Scissors.
Seam ripper (optional).
Marker or chalk.

I unravelled the hem with a seam ripper or you can just cut above the hem with a pair of scissors. Your jeans will start to fray & once you wash your jeans the frayed hem will be noticeable.
Mark the side of the hem, front or back, you want to be uneven. Cut & let it fray lol.

Outfit - Thrifted.
Photography - Self portrait.


FAUX WRAP DRESS

6 March 2017







Happy new week......

I have had this dress for a couple of years but never wore it because of a wardrobe malfunction I had with a wrap dress, eventhough this is a faux dress. So when I wore it, I was pleasantly surprised how well it behaved lol. I styled the dress with black block heels cause of the abstract prints on the dress.

How would you style a wrap (faux) dress?

*Apologies for the over-exposed photos.

Outfit - Thrifted.
Photography - Self Portrait.

Lovely week ahead.


ATHLEISURE

27 February 2017






I hope you had an amazing weekend...

Today on the blog I'll showing you my take on the athleisure(styling sporty pieces with fancier clothing,yes kitten heels are fancy lol) trend. On to the outfit, I styled my joggers with a cami, leather jacket & kitten heels.  A monochromatic look with a touch of pink.

You can also style with a baseball cap,sneakers or even a crop top. They are so many variations to this look. Is this a trend you love or you may/want to try?

Cami/Jacket - Thrifted.
Joggers - Borrowed from the hubs.
Photography - Self portrait.

Awesome week ahead.


 


STYLING AN OVERSIZED SHIRT

20 February 2017







Hi everyone, I hope you had an amazing weekend.

I styled a fitted men's shirt , you can find the outfit here , a while back & this time I decided to style an oversized one. This outfit is a combo of a few of my staple pieces. I'm loving the ovesized shirt at the moment cause the sleeves look like the statement/exagerrated sleeves that are on trend at the moment. I paired the shirt with denim & woven oxfords, a staple in my shoe collection.

How to do your style basics/staples?

Outfit - Thrifted
Photography - Self Portrait.

Lovely week ahead.

FLORAL

30 January 2017






'Fashion is the healthiest motivation for losing weight'.

 I really wanted to wear this skirt post baby, so I everytime I worked out I could try it on. I can happily report that it fits...finally lol. I styled my skirt with a lace up floral top & my favourite mules.

Top - Thrifted
Skirt - DIY

SUNNY DAYS

23 January 2017






Oh sunny days how I love you. This is my favourite time of the year cause I get to wear all my off the shoulder tops, I'm so happy thay are on trend right now,  or any summer tops. For this outfit I styled my off the shoulder top with high waisted pleated pants & animal print pumps.

How would you style off the shoulder tops? And is it a trend you love or hate?

Happy New week.

TUMERIC GOLDEN MILK

16 January 2017


Benefits of tumeric golden milk;

Helps with joint pain
Weight loss
Clears mucus
Helps with diabetes
Acne
Purifies blood
Helps with digestion
Helps with depression
Liver detox
 



You'll need;

1 cup milk (nut milk or cow's milk)
1 tsp tumeric
1 tbsp honey
1 tsp cinnamon

Put your milk in a saucepan, add tumeric and boil for 5-7 minutes.
Strain the tumeric milk into a glass/cup.
Add honey & sprinkle cinnamon.


OFF THE SHOULDER PEPLUM TOP

9 January 2017










Happy new year, I hope you all enjoyed your holidays.

To start the year off, I'll be sharing this off the shoulder peplum top I wore the othe day. I love how dramatic the top is with all the ruffles & its  also extremely forgiving with the peplum detail, *cough* *cough* hides my muffin top lol. I  paired my top with high waist jeans & my favourite mules.

Any new year's resolutions? For me I  just want to post regularly.

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