Fashion Tip #18: Midi-skirt it! The ex-underdog of bottom wear, the midi-skirt is back with a bang. Turn up your hipster vide in pencil midis with graphic-print or loose knit-wear and plimsoll shoes to complete the look. For a more classic look, pair your pleated, flouncy skirt with a tailored shirt. Complete the look with envelope clutches or a satchel bag.
Fashion Tip #17: Be stylishly comfortable with trainers! It’s time to invest in a good pair of trainers that you can move around in. Trainers can now be worn with rolled-up jeans, cropped pants, oversized palazzos, or boyfriend shorts for a day around town. Notch it up a bit with the embellished or neon trainers that go well with maxi dresses and skirts!
Fashion Tip #16: Wear your sports style. Accessorize this look with sports caps, wayfarer sunnies, sporty backpacks and wear clean scents (for tip on perfumes, click here) to complete the look. What’s best is that you can team your sporty separates with tailored pieces like jackets and shirts, to create a more luxe-like feel!
Fashion Tip #15: Carry it all in Style with a Tote. This summer the tote bag gets more structured, and more chic! Think coloured panels, and metallic details and smart flaps. Also, throw in a lot of colours, asymmetric patterns, stripes and pop colours! Move from office to the weekend effortlessly with summer totes.
Fashion Tip #14: Know the Scents of Summer. No fashion list is complete without giving a low-down on the trending scents for summer. Bring forth your most heavenly-smelling self with this unmatchable list of perfumes for your day brunches or night soirees.
Fashion Tip #25: Let your sporty-spirit rein Think cropped pants with sports jerseys, pencil skirts with baggy knits, sweatpants with cotton shirts et al. Swap those heels for a sporty appeal while keeping the outfit a mix of structured and baggy. A fashion-worthy t-shirt and a pair of tailored pants is a good place to start. Keep accessories minimal while bags can range from structured totes to hobo bags!
Fashion Tip #24: Go for Ethnic Prints! Haute tip for all ethnic -wear connoisseurs is to team your ethnic prints on western silhouettes. Wear your paisley, bandhani, ikat et al on your scarves, kurtis or cotton camis. To go the old-school way, pick your favourite prints in sarees, duppatas or kurtas and add the much needed fun to your wardrobe! Lighten up the day with ethnic printed accessories such as bags and shoes or even stationary!
Fashion Tip #23: Learn the Tricks to Androgynous Dressing This gender-bending chaos has given rise to a trend that is relaxed while being elegant. Move over from sneakers and jerseys-over-trousers look, we’re talking tailored suits, lapel jackets, boyfriend shirts and brogues. If going all out is not your thing then team your boyfriend jeans with loose blouses and your shirts with tailored shorts and pumps. Make a powerful statement without losing your element!
Fashion Tip #22: Boat Shoes are everything! Typically defined as shoes with rubber soles and a cord that runs through its outer parts, the boat shoe has transcended, many fashion seasons to mark its stay. Team your boat shoes pair with your off-duty outfit for the laidback vide. Team with cropped pants, chinos and shorts for the ultimate hipster vibe.
Fashion Tip #21: Bleed Blue! Various accents of blue thronged the runaway this season, adorning clothing and accessories alike. Choose from the evergreen indigo denims to turquoise shirts for summer. Blue overalls and tuxedo suits are amidst the season’s sartorial favourites. Try knits in various shades pairing darker trousers with lighter t-shirts. In accessories, choose easy travel pieces such as ties, scarves and shoes to carry off the colour globally.