Eid Outfit ft. Amydus

Eid Outfit ft. Amydus

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Hi Guys, EID MUBARAK to each one of you!! All good wishes and love for you guy!
I really wanted to do this Eid Blog Post before Eid, (Obviously) so you guys could get a little help for your Eid outfits, but if you follow my social media, you’d know how busy the weekend was. But, Better Late Than Never, you guys can still check this style, for some indo-wester inspiration for some occasion anytime soon!
Doing an Indian outfit for Eid, I wanted something that is not completely ethnic, because it’s all raining and some heavy oufit would have been a mess! The idea was to keep it simple yet beautiful! So I decided to settle on an outfit with is more causal and light but still Indian enough for the Day!

And this is what I came up with:

KURTI: I saw this kurti on the Amydus’s website, and I know I had to get it. I felt the style is so me! Being a long straight kurti it is, which I feel are the most comfortable, plus it has cold shoulders which are totally trending.
You can wear it along with a torn denim and with sneakers, it would be such a fun outfit what way too.

PANTS: Earlier I thought I’d go with some palazzo but rains and flowy silhouettes don’t work well together. These maroon pants are again from Amydus and while admiring how perfectly does it match with the kurti,I decided to pair them together. And belive you me, these pants felt like they are tailor made for me, they have such amazing fit and I didn’t even alter the length.
These pants came with a belt so you can just wear them otherwise with a top for a more casual look!

THE BOHO TOUCH: I decided to go with some silver jewellery to add a little shine to the outfit and so added a  silver choker and chain,(although gold would go equally well with this piece of dress, so you can add some golden accessories with this kurti anytime if you want) and I made a braid of the hair! Lately these Kolhapuris are my go-to for every indian outfit and thus completed my look with them.
My makeup is always light but I ditched it for some darker tones for this look! Although I’m a makeup noob, so forgive me if you thing it would have been better! (or much better? May be)
Hope you guys liked  the look, tell me if you want me to do more of Indian looks! I’d love to know from you guys! Comment below, or on Facebook or Instagram

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OUTFIT DETAILS:
Kurti and pants: Amydus, buy here
Kolhapuri:  Kraftedwithhappiness, see this post
Choker: Instagram pages
Rings: forever21

Asian Paints introduces “Signature Look”

Asian Paints introduces “Signature Look”

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So, recently I attended the Asian Paints event. They had their launch of the ‘Signature look’. The new personalised decor has got it’s inspiration from Travel and Adventure, and so they had Kaustubh Khade, Rishab Joshi from Lost Stories and Yeshwant Holkar as their guest speakers! We heard each of their amusing and thrilling travel stories which was so much fun! Also I got to make my own mood book which said my Room decor should be all glamorous!
Here is a little you need to know about the event:

Personalised home décor ideas for Indian consumers with a sense of adventure, wanderlust and the spirit of exploration – in partnership with Peacock Life, The Label Life and Orange Tree.

19 June, 2017, Mumbai: This summer, Asian Paints, India’s leading paint company, is kicking off from the humdrum and venturing into the unknown. Asian Paints introduces the ‘Signature Look’- a décor look carefully curated by Asian Paints’ décor consultants to bring your love for travel into your home and heart. The Signature Décor Solutions service makes it easy for homemakers to paint their memories and stories onto their walls. It allows homemakers to co-create intricately designed, personalised spaces where every décor accessory, furnishing and detail accentuates the mood of the room, using the walls as the perfect canvas to bring travel experiences to life! One can even choose from the many pre-designed artworks on offer. Customers can also paint their bucket lists on their walls and get customized décor recommendations from their Signature décor consultants.
The latest trend in home décor is here – ‘Signature Look’. The launch, themed “The World Homeward” takes you on a journey that breathes fresh air into your lungs and makes you cherish the memories that have made you, you. One such ‘Signature Look’ that has been designed integrates the cultural influence of Portugal on the Indian state of Goa. The effortless integration of these two seemingly contrasting cultures has lent a uniqueness to Goan culture that cannot be found anywhere else in the subcontinent. The resulting décor uses laid back chairs and earthen toned walls to imitate the beach shacks whereas the accessories echo the fluidity and tranquillity of the sea. The space embodies the essence of Goan culture and creates an environment one would love to come home to every day.
The services will be made available exclusively at the Asian Paints Colour Store, Bandra and you can also book a session online or gain more information here.

Speaking on the launch, Rashi Bhartia, Marketing Executive-Retailing, Asian Paints Ltd says, “Every home is the embodiment of the person or family that lives there. It is a place that we all want to be special, where every nook and corner must mean something. And so it is our endeavour to help our consumers do just that! It is with great pride that we launch ‘Signature Look’ for our consumers this season, which gives their travel experiences and ideas a visual representation. Each décor style has been carefully researched and customised in a way that is sure to make their memories permanent in the most personalised way possible.”

About Colour with Asian Paints:
Strategically located in Mumbai and Delhi, our award-winning flagship stores bring to life the journey of creating that perfect home. Walk in to browse through an inspired offering of designs and textures or collaborate with in-store experts to explore the endless possibilities your home has to offer. The Colour store experience is about igniting your inspiration and fuelling your creativity. Just walk into a room set to feel various textures, view finishes for surfaces ranging from walls to wood, enjoy a tête-à- tête with celebrated designers and find your pick of the hottest interior trends. Each of our stores is a hub for events, interactions and activities, décor-themed and otherwise, that allow you to discover, create, explore and engage with us and other people who appreciate the finer things in life. Theme of the month ideas, DIY workshops, expert talks, in-store contests and competitions and consultations with India’s finest designers – these are just some of the events you can enjoy in our space throughout the year.

About the Speakers:

Kaustubh Khade – Kaustubh can best be described as a sport enthusiast. But it is his love for kayaking that has taken him deep into uncharted waters and he thrives on being left to find his footing. Not only has he represented the country at international kayaking tournaments, he also holds the Limca Record for completing a 500kms solo kayaking journey from Mumbai to Goa. To us, a trip from Mumbai to Goa might seem like an invitation to kick back and sip cocktails on the beach. To Kaustubh, it is an invitation to kayak alone, in deep, sea waters. His recent kayaking journey began in Kutch and ended at Kanyakumari. Hear him share his experiences and his love for the water with your feet planted firmly on terra firma.
Yeshwant Holkar – Yeshwant is the co-founder of Umoja – an online platform that curates and develops travel plans for families where loved ones have limited mobility. Yeshwant’s journey of making Indian tourism more accessible for everyone is a heartwarming initiative made even more remarkable when viewed alongside India’s overarching lack of inclusive measures for differently abled people. Umoja has been pivotal in bringing awareness and improving accessibility. Yeshwant has a repertoire of compelling stories and we have an evening to get acquainted with them.
Rishab Joshi from Lost Stories  – Lost Stories is one of the largest music talents of the country. The duo has performed for numerous prestigious stages, including Sunburn and Tomorrowland alongside international artists like DJ Tiesto, Dash Berlin, Boombaba etc. Their musical genius has landed them the title of being India’s leading electronic dance music performers/DJs but they aren’t resting on past accolades.  Their cover of Justin Beiber’s “Sorry” with Armaan Malik clocked over a half million hits on YouTube. They are currently collaborating on new music with numerous national and international artists, which is expected to hit the market soon. Rishab has played for renowned clubs like Knox, Versuz, and Opium in Europe and crazy experiences were par for the course. He is the younger genius of the two and enjoys connecting with people. An evening of swapping travel stories with him will revive the music aficionado in you.

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Wear Palazzo Every Time!

Wear Palazzo Every Time!

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      If you guys follow my Instagram, you’d already know that I’m done with my exams and was enjoying a stress free week before I get back to work, So here I am!

Many people speculated about the fact that I wear a lot of denim, even though it clearly shows my mermaid thighs. (Check out my Denim on Denim look, here. You can also check how I styled my denim with crop top, here.) Actually, it’s not about showing my curves, for me denims are my ‘Go-to outfit’ when I do not feel like shaving my legs, and that happens pretty much ALL THE TIME.Otherwise, I could wear a dress or something.So,I just though of what else could it be, apart from jeans that has the comfort and also doesn’t  brings my thigh shape into notice? And here is what I came up with- Palazzo!!!

    Palazzos are like, *hands down* the coolest apparel for me. It’s the ultimate piece of cloth that, ‘fits with everything for everyone’. Now basically what I mean by ‘everything and everyone’ is that you can pair it with everything from crop tops, kurtis and shirts, and turn it into anything from indo-western to western or even ethnic; irrespective of your size and body shape! The flowy silhouette slips on all your curves, or even no curves and adds a feminine touch to your outfit. Also, it’s an all season thing and comes in every possible fabric. So, flared bottoms for summer is a thumbs up to me!
Now for this one, I went for a complete black outfit keeping the makeup nude with bold eyes.While accessorizing the look, I added this velvet tie around choker without tying it obviously! To break the monotony, I bought in this brown clutch. You know, that’s the thing about black outfits, EVERYTHING WORKS WELL WITH IT. Although, I don’t really prefer my hair tied, but the humidity doesn’t allows you to let them loose. (That’s the only legit explanation I have for the hairstyle.)

That’s it about the look,  take my suggestion and try out palazzo for the season!

Also, don’t forget to check me out on Social media and comment how you like the look:

Snapchat: shaziyamemon97

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/paintedpump/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/p/BTgBNrNguUf/

Until next time,
Shaziya Memon.
#paintedplump

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OUTFIT DETAILS:
Top: Globus
Palazzo: Lifestyle store
Choker: Koovs
Glasses: Vogue
Clutch: Flea market
Heels: Gifted
Rings: Forever21
Your Office Outfit This Summer!

Your Office Outfit This Summer!

 

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Hi guys, how are you all doing? I’m probably going to be a bit offline for the rest of the month because I have my board exams now and so I have to study hard, like really hard!!! And so before that, I wanted to do a story, so that you guys don’t miss me much! And what would be better than talking about what to wear for office during summer? Trust me, this complete post is based on a lot of research!

Frankly, when it comes to dressing formally, sheaths have never been on my list, of course because I have my pooch! But then yea, I have made peace with it now!

Basically, this outfit is all about how and why did I wear this pencil skirt!

Here, I have jot down few reasons for why you should wear a pencil skirt to work, even if you have a pooching belly:

  1. Because they are classy!
  2. Because they are breezy which trousers wouldn’t have been other wise!
  3. A high waist pencil skirt is flattering on your curves!
  4. High waist skirt gives you an illusion of longer legs!
  5. Lastly , people will judge you anyway and formal pants won’t make you look any slimmer. So, if you can’t do anything about the fact the you have a tummy, then be proud and show it off and WEAR A SKIRT BECAUSE YOU WANT TO!

And I have paired my sheath skirt with a yellow t-shirt because, WEAR COLOURS IN SUMMER!  (I hope it make sense to you.)  I could have paired it with a shirt, but everyone does that, and so I won’t!

I’m not really a ‘high heels’ person, but heels gives you the correct posture and so it’s always a wise choice to go for high heels or platform with formal outfits!

Also, I’m going with the monochrome vibe lately, and so I added this yellow hand bag which is spacious enough to fit all your office necessities in it!

Alright plumpies, that’s it for now! I hope you got some motivation for the day.

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Until next time,

Shaziya Memon.

#paintedplump

 

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Outfit details:

Skirt: StalkBuyLove

T-shirt: Brother’s closet (Koovs)

Handbag: Caprese

Heels: Scandle (linking road, Bandra)

Nail paint :Mynykaa

ACCESSORY LOVE ft.Krafted With Happiness

ACCESSORY LOVE ft.Krafted With Happiness

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Hi guys,

It’s been quite a while that I’ve stated blogging, I’m trying to manage my studies and blogging and everything else along sides.

So, basically since I’m writing about stuff I like, apart from  body confidence and cloths, I’m inclined towards accessories. Yes! oxidized jewellery-the antique ones, chunky accessories, I go gaga over them!

Be it Sarojini Nagar or Linking road (as I stay in Mumbai), I go out for shopping to buy other stuff, I end up buying accessories! But unfortunately, I didn’t get any opportunity to wear them for my blog yet, because as they are from local market, I probably can’t tag the store and when you guy ask me, I’m unable to help much!

But then, my immense love for accessories has forced me to take time, and do a story just talking about it!

So, here it is!!! If you guys follow my space, you’d know that, Krafted with Happiness is a brand which makes handcrafted jewellery which is beautifully out of the world! The designs are unique, specially the earrings, it’s like if you just wear a single piece from their collection, you don’t have to add any thing else to the outfit! They make statement pieces, so colorful and unique!

So,here in this post, I’ve styled two very pretty pieces from their collection-

1. EARRINGS

2. FOOTWEAR

LOOK 1:For the first look, I kept the outfit simple and paired these chunky  ‘You’re my sun’ earring with one of my favorite dress (I call it, ’50 shades of blue’). If you notice, the background is really pretty, but the earrings still manage to steal the show! For this one, I went for red lips to subtle out the loud earring effect!

 

NOTE:Also my dear plumpies,yes, my stretch marks shows in all of the pictures, which I could have hid or edited but I didn’t because that’s the real me and I am prettier than the existing beauty standards. These flaws don’t bother me nor it should to you, for there is not wrong way to be beautiful!6E5B3249-AF3B-43CF-B9E9-E34D6FB204E1

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LOOK 2: For the second look, I though of going along the whole vibe of these ‘ Rani Noor’ Kolhapuri chappals (footwear), and so I styled them on an ethnic kurti and leggings suit, where the embroidery in the sleeves and hems are totally matching with the footwear! I went for a dark maroon lip color because that’s how I prefer my Indian look!

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      And guy, this post has surely reassured my loyalty for accessories, and now I know I have to add more of them on the blog,even if they are from a flea market! (Because that’s OK)

Until next time!
SHAZIYA MEMON

#paintedplump

 

OUTFIT DETAILS:

Look 1:

Dress-Local store (old)

Heels- Forever21

Earrings- Krafted with happiness

Look 2:
Kurti-Bakree (old), Leggings- Lyra
Footwear- Krafted with happiness