Dating at 30

Dating at 30

It’s the valentine week. I remember I wrote an article for the Hyderabad Times in 2011. It was called ‘ A Single Day of Love’. I was single then, and I spoke to my seniors about this idea a week before Valentine’s Day. The article was about how people were embracing their single-hood and were [...]

Christmas in London

Christmas in London

City sidewalks, busy sidewalksDressed in holiday styleIn the air there's a feelingOf ChristmasChildren laughing, people passingMeeting smile after smileAnd on every street corner you'll hearSilver bellsSilver bellsIt's Christmas time in the cityRing-a-lingHear them ringSoon it will be Christmas Day! This carol that I've known since a kid started to make sense when I walked through [...]

Lace Fixation

Lace Fixation

This blog post has been sitting in my drafts for months now, and I decided to finish up today, a gloomy Friday morning. This look has been one of my most liked on my Instagram. My love for anything lace has been clear and blunt. I still vividly remember paying endless trips to ‘Cheap Jack’ [...]

Desi for a Month

Desi for a Month

First of all, I'm sorry for being so erratic with my blog posts. Call it the repercussions of a new job or sheer laziness, it has only resulted in me being inconsistent with my writing. Yet, you guys have shown me so much love on my Instagram. If you aren't already following me on Instagram, [...]

New Year, Rekindle!

New Year, Rekindle!

‘I was wondering after all these years you’d like to meet?’ I still remember writing my first blog post of 2018 - Whimsical Blossom. I still remember the grim and dreariness of the beginning of the year as if it was just yesterday, although a year has gone by. As I mentioned in one of [...]

City of Joy

City of Joy

My first ever trip to the city of Kolkata was bound to be one tightly coupled with music, given that the city is known for its culture rich in cinema, art, and music. I have so many friends from the land of Bengalis but never got a chance to visit the place.  Earlier this year, [...]

Vintage Dreams

Vintage Dreams

Old school never goes out of style; in technology, in music and almost everywhere. It is no surprise that old long-playing vinyl records of the 1980s and 1990s have been making a steady comeback thanks to dedicated audiophiles. They also make for quaint interiors. Oh so #tumblr. Age old Yashicas too. The same goes for [...]

Roots

Roots

A few years down the line, on a hot summer morning; wouldn't you love to dig your wardrobe and have that ideal summer dress in the perfect fabric? Would you want to care to hoots about what's trending or what's not? Get on the Slow Fashion bandwagon. The term Slow Fashion is doing quite the [...]

Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

Sitting at home and devouring mangoes, this is my ideal summer day! Doesn't it feel like just a few days ago we were greeting each other with new year wishes and yanking each other over our new year resolutions? Time really flies and Summer is here already. There’s much to envy about Hyderabad, including our [...]

Timeless Drapes

Timeless Drapes

Do you go back in time when you flip through old photo albums of your mom and realize that some trends are called 'Classic' for a reason and they stay true to it all times? The Timeless Drape, the Saree is surely a marvel in Indian clothing. It showcases an exquisite sense of luxury and [...]