The Choker Photodiary

The season’s IT Girl favorite is the simple and versatile Choker. From delicate lace to simple strings, the trend is as simple as simple could get. Shrishti got around this trend in a rust off shoulder. She tried on the lace, tattoo, pendant, cord, pearl and velvet- and we got around the idea of making it look like film.

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Cuban Collar Culture

If there’s one Fashion item that has managed to push my minimalist style sense’s boundaries, it has to be the Cuban collar shirt. Tony Montana’s brazen attitude and Che Guevara’s fearless speeches, whilst donning this fashion item, has to be the reason this fascination even begun. A little research home, and I find that Shammi Kapoor was never seen in anything other than this wide collared shirt.
Cuban collared shirts are believed to have been originated in South America in the 18th Century. These were essentially a men’s working shirt. These made their way to America and were a rage in the 50s. These quickly became a wardrobe staple piece of the decade and everyone owned at least one; from hipster teens, fathers to even celebrities like Elvis Presley.
It was imperative, that to do justice to the minimal and even subtle glamour of the Cuban Collar, we decided to shoot it outside Ritz Cinema. Ritz was a posh cinema in the 1930-40s. It was an important part of Delhi’s social life which revolved around Kashmere Gate, a favourite for shopping, entertainment and eating out before Connaught Place was built. Ritz was the only cinema to have a bar and a billiards table. However, the cinema hall isn’t as inviting as it used to be. Being a stone throw’s away from my University, I have enjoyed a matinee with friends here, and in the company of shopkeepers who probably come there regularly for its inexpensive ticket prices.

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Wristwood and the olden days

Wristwood and the Olden days

I loved how he was; a perfect blend of everything old and new. And that is how he made me too. In two years of being with him, I had become a mirror image of him. I preferred eggs scrambled over boiled, tea over coffee, Xbox over brunches and late nights over my beauty sleep. I didn’t mind those conversations about cricket; in fact I had started liking them.

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Debunking Ideals with Myntra’s Shop by Shape

Image, the literal meaning of the word is; a representation of the external form of a person or thing in art; an exact copy. But if one really looks into how we perceive  “image”, when it comes to one’s looks, body or perspective, it means a different thing altogether. There is the image of how an ideal good looking person should be, how an ideal teacher should behave and how an ideal body should look like. Such concepts and beliefs, have reconstructed the “image”.

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