Trek to Andharban

The quiet rustle of the leaves due to the cool breeze, the slow moving clouds that were surrounding us, the green pastures, the sound of white water cascading down the majestic hills and the muddy forest trail awaited to welcome us.

That’s where our trek started – Pimpri village base camp near Pune.It was a descent trek unlike the usual treks where one treks up to the peak and down back.It started uphill and we need to trek down to finally reach the Bhira river.

Difficulty level : Medium

Best time to visit : Monsoons

Location : Near Pune

We were a group of 20 people in the trek. It was a trek of around 15-20 km. Terrain was flat for first few kilometers. It involved walking through dense forests, crossing rivers and crossing waterfalls. The path got narrower as one moved forward.

One needs to be careful while crossing the waterfalls and rivers as the rocks get too slippery during monsoons. There are around 3 main rivers that one needs to cross before reaching Bhira. The first two rivers can be crossed by helping each other without any ropes.Heavy rains tend to make the trek difficult.

After crossing those two rivers, the terrain was a mix of flat terrains which were filled with lilies all around, and a descent terrain with slippery rocks. The descent became too difficult due to the incessant heavy rain. The difficult part in any trek is the descent and this trek comprised of around 5-6 km of descent. One needs to be really careful as the path gets too slippery during monsoons.

Due to heavy rains, we couldn’t even use ropes to cross the third river.It was a challenge to cross that river.Our trek lead managed to gather some tree branches to form a bridge which was used to cross the river. Just the bridge wouldn’t be safe either, so we crossed the river by using the bridge one after other holding the rope.Usually, this trek doesn’t get this difficult such that even ropes couldn’t help.It’s only 2-3% of the cases where it gets this intense. Better be prepared for the worst and be relaxed while trekking.Trekking in hurry might lead to serious injuries.

The effort one takes to trek Andharban is absolutely worth-while, considering the view of wide expanse of trees and waterfalls that one could witness.It was so heavenly to see clouds moving around, the beautiful view of a continuous range of  huge hills covered with lush green trees and waterfalls. I was head over heels in love with that heaven.Such things make me realize how grateful I need to be of myself to be able to visit such amazing places.I wish I could spend an hour just sitting there, watching the view and having a cup of coffee 🙂

I tried to capture the views using my phone but those pictures don’t do justice to what I exactly saw  :/

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My Own Tales!! QnA

This blog post is definitely going to be quite different from other posts. I am going to answer the questions that many of you have asked me on Instagram and Facebook.

Going to be as precise as I can 🙂

Here we go!!

Are you planning to have a career in fashion blogging in future?

Absolutely 🙂  Fashion genuinely interests me. It has always been fun to play around with fashion to create new looks. Styling is definitely something that I would look forward to make a career in.

When did you feel that you have interest in fashion?

It all started as a challenge during my engineering which later started slowly turning into my interest.There is a friend of mine who claimed that I had a very bad sense of dressing.That’s when it started, I took it as a challenge to prove him wrong ( Thanks to him 😀 ) I started observing people everywhere ( I used to even watch movies for the sole purpose of checking out the costumes) . The kind of trends that people are following, how they are styling accessories and how I could improve my style. Observation is the best teacher. But my interest took an important turn when I stepped into Bombay for my job where I have started seeing colleagues and other people around having incredible sense of styling.I started trying new trends and avoided sticking to the monotonous dressing. Slowly, a couple of my friends ( Ganesh, Sampath)  and my mom started encouraging me to start blogging in fashion as I show insane interest in it.That’s how the blog started 🙂

The most craziest thing you have done so far

22 hrs of Goa road trip, getting almost caught by police (3 times in the same day) , the most scariest midnight ride through a secluded road in the woods (not even a dog was present :/ ), deciding to extend the trip for one more day when we were actually leaving Goa and finally, ending up in a very gruesome road accident ( where  I didn’t realize that our car was twirling for the first two twirls because I was busy sleeping 😛 ), meeting an important person in life – All this happened in just four days of our Goa trip.

Your favorite fashion icons/bloggers 

Among bloggers, my current favorites are Kritika Khurana, Chriselle lim, Divya. Sonam Kapoor’s fashion , Sanam Ratansi and Devki ‘s styling is something I admire the most.

How do you find something that brings happiness to you?

Happiness is a relative term.What brings happiness to you might not bring happiness to me.Few people find happiness in small things while few don’t. It all depends on how you perceive the things that come your way.

How can you be sure that something will continue to bring happiness for the rest of your life?

I believe that this was asked in terms of deciding something as your passion, continuing with it and later not liking it. Atleast, in my case, it is my confidence that I can style differently that is currently keeping me going. Regarding being sure that it would continue to give me happiness – I am not sure but currently, I am just believing my interest in fashion.If it doesn’t bring me happiness later, I will explore other options 🙂

Luxurious villa having a wardrobe filled with top brands  or a beach house surrounded by serene surroundings?

Definitely, a beach house 😀

It’s great that your parents have agreed for modelling.How did you convince them?

Guys, this is not modelling. I don’t aspire to become one either. Even some of my peers ( leave alone my orthodox relatives) don’t understand the difference between modelling and fashion blogging (#facepalm). Modelling is where, a model dresses up to showcase someone’s creation of fashion( A model need not have any own sense of fashion/styling and most importantly, they don’t style their own looks).What I am trying to do is blogging about fashion to explain the ways of styling  and I am trying to convey it through images so that people understand.

One thing I hate the most


What makes people attractive?


What is one hobby that you plan to pick up?

Learn new language

All time favorite fashion trend?

Denim and a loose tee


I have received too many questions and I tried to answer most of them.If I have missed anything here, I am going to DM my answers on Instagram.

Thanks for the love guys 🙂

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Wardrobe Revamp

Now that the wedding season is around, I guess most of you might be bored of wearing the same old lehengas or sarees. We might not always want to spend a fortune on buying new outfits for each occasion. It would be best if we know how to use our wardrobe staples to give a different look to those classic lehengas or sarees and to accessories as well.

Few styling tips  that might help you :

  • Use that white shirt to pair it with a bright lehenga
  • Use a plain off-shoulder top(black/white) as a blouse to your classic saree
  • While using the staples, ensure that the shirt or top is plain.Avoid fussy prints.
  • Use any heavy earring as maang tikka
  • Pick that sleek chains that you have and wear them as waist chains

Here is one look that I put together using a white shirt and my old lehanga skirt.I paired it with a beads chain, a septum ring and a earring which I used as maang tikka.

Hope you like it 🙂

Shirt : Topshop | Lehenga : Dadar Handloom Store | Maang tikka : Studio Voyilla | Heels : Zara | Clutch : Sillklane store

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Tulle On Focus

Soft and fine-net fabric ,versatile enough to be styled as a dress or skirt or top is being embraced by most of the fashion enthusiasts.The fabric is known as tulle and this tulle trend, I should say, brought out the creativity of styling a dress with jeans.

Wondering how one could wear a dress with jeans !!!

Styling a dress with jeans gives a complete different and refreshing look.Comfort and fashion go hand in hand. This trend can be aced if you could remember a few things before you style:

  • Monochrome dresses(body-hugging dresses), mini dresses don’t go well with jeans (strict ‘NO”)
  • Midi skater flowy dresses would be the most apt choice
  • Slim fit jeans preferred over boyfriend jeans

In this look, I have paired a midi tulle dress with torn-jeans, a simple white top, and sneakers.I prefer to have simple earrings for this look but I choose to go with a bunch of pearl bracelets so that they sync with my white sneakers.

Here goes the look 😀

Tulle Dress : Forever21 | Bracelets : Accesorize | Jeans : Westside | White top : Zara | Denim Jacket : HnM | Sneakers : Street buy | Sunglasses : HnM

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Wild In Green

It’s all about the greens, cut-outs and head-scarfs. The wildness captured in the background brings the shades of green into focus. Pairing a maxi with different accessories gives unique looks every time.

Head scarf and long shrug are my weapons for this look-book apart from the usual maxi look.The contrast color of the head scarf gave a bohemian vibe while the shrug seemed to add a semi-formal touch to the outfit.Each of these accessories accentuated the look of the maxi.As you know, when I try western wear,I prefer statement jewellery. In this case, I picked statement earrings and kept it simple with no neck-piece.

Here goes the look !! Hope you enjoy it 🙂

 Maxi: Ajio | Earrings : HnM | Bracelets : Accessorize and lifestyle | Shrug : Ajio | Heels : Carlton London | Scarf : Street buy

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7 Wadrobe Must-Haves This Season

Now that it’s time for the end of season sale, it is better to be on a look-out for some specific trends to refresh your wardrobe.Here goes top seven among my list of must-haves :

1.  Tulle Dress/ Skirt

This soft net fabric trend is totally comfortable and would be so perfect for a brunch, beach vacation, or even as an airport look, when you pair the tulle dress with jeans.Forever 21 and Zara has good collection of tulle dresses or skirts.


2.   Embriodery Tops/ Dresses/ Jeans

Embriodery is everywhere and who doesn’t love colorful embriodery? Almost spring/ summer collection of all stores have something related to embriodery.


3.  Paper bag Skirt/ Pants

I am totally in love with this trend.It’s perfect to go with croptops or bodysuits.Pretty isn’t it? You might not find it at all stores, you need to go on hunt for these 🙂


4. Striped Dress

It is so versatile among all these trends.Be it, work, beach, brunch, hangout, long drive or damn thing, you can just count on these.You can find these almost in all the stores.Stripes with embriodery is a hot trend.Be on look-out for it.


5. Caption Tee

An oversized tshirt is always a comfortable option.When a caption adds to it, it gives a chill vibe.These are easily available too.


6.   Mules

They are super comfortable and fashionable as well, considering that these are either block heels or flats.Go, bag on these 🙂


7.  Metallic Oxfords

Metallics have now become almost a staple which can be styled with jeans or skirt or any kind of ethnic wear.Sonam kapoor is an absolute inspiration to style these oxfords.


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East Meets West

Intricate fashion details of East combined with the never ending and super comfortable denim craze of West kick the fusion fashion up a notch. Silver jewellery, handloom clothing have always been my obsession and the challenge lies in bringing a completely unique look to the same old staples.

Spot me anywhere and anytime outside, you will see me slouching in an old pair of jeans and a XL tshirt. When your dearest saviour serves to ease your Indian outfit, that’s an impeccable combination.

I choose to play around with my favourite vegetable-dyed handloom saree, kalamkari blouse, and my jet black jeans. When it is handloom, it is silver jewellery that comes to the rescue to give that Indian vibe.Do you agree?

Here goes ” East meets West ” series 🙂

Saree : BiswaBangla | Blouse : Tailormade | Accesories : Streetbuy | Denim : Lifestyle stores | Heels : Metro

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5 Online Shopping Websites For Every Fashion Girl

Are you one of those who is lazy to step out for shopping?

Then, Online Shopping comes to your rescue.The myriad range of options to choose from, infinite trends, and amazing offers summarise the entire experience.Well, all you need to know is the websites that you can completely count on. Here goes the list of few such websites which I am currently crushing on.

1.   AJIO

Who doesn’t love when latest trends and quality go hand in hand? Also, it is definitely going to be budget shopping. I personally love their fusion and western collection.Shop it here


2.   KOOVS

If you want to shop for quirky and basic collection along with accesories, then Koovs is the right choice.Some of the brands are exclusively present only on Koovs.Quality is something you need to check based on product details before ordering.Shop here.


3.   SHEIN

Well, this is an American shopping site known for its affordable and fashionable clothing.I love their accesories and lingerie collection as well.Only things that you need to worry about are international duty, returns, and delivery duration.Shop here.



My go-to shopping site for footwear and dresses is Jabong.It is slightly expensive than Amazon and Flipkart but it would totally depend on the brand you choose.Shop here.



When it comes to skirts and ethnic collection, I prefer Myntra. Basic ethnic and fusion collection is good but it would be better if you know the brands you want. Otherwise you end up scrolling the entire day for the right dress (owing to its huge collection 😛 ).Shop here.


These are my best-loved websites, if you have any other good suggestions, do let me know 🙂

I will be doing another post on my favourite brands as well.Watch this space for more such interesting posts.

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Modern Indian Woman- #Look103

Hey folks, I am back with another new post as a part of the Modern Indian Woman series.I can say that this look is more skewed towards ethnicity rather than Indo-western fusion.


To everyone who wants to start trying Indian ethnic wear, I strongly recommend owning certain wardrobe staples- a plain black kurti and a plain white kurti , solid black and solid white colored leggings, and a beautiful dupatta. With these staples, you can easily flaunt two gorgeous ethnic looks.

For this post, I choose a black kurti along with black leggings and added a pop of color with a beautiful handmade dupatta. If you have been following my blog, then you must have noticed this dupatta in my Kolkata shopping experience post.Beautifully crafted by local tribals, this dupatta depicts kantha work on a thappa (combination of different pieces of clothes).I accentuated the look with afghani earrings, a hand-bag prepared by Rann of Kutch artisans and kolhapuris.

Here goes the look 🙂


Kurti : Myntra|Leggings : Lyra | Kolhapuris : Street buy | Bag : Krafted with Happiness | Dupatta : Biswa Bangla 

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Modern Indian Woman- #Look 102

In continuation to my Modern Indian Woman series for this month, it’s time to talk about the second look. This look is going to be about how you could use your modern tops or crop-tops over ethnic bottoms to give an Indo-western/fusion look.


This look helps in bringing out the boldness of a Indian Woman along with the creative aspect. Maroon shade of the crochet top, being one of the main Indian ethnic colors accentuated the look.The tassel earrings and thread jewellery are this season must-haves and I could completely count on these to complete the look with a bohemian vibe.I have used one of the coral chains which I purchased in Andaman as a bracelet.

Without further delay, let me just show you the final look 🙂


Crochet top and harem pant : West side | Silver Jewellery and Earrings : Colaba Causeway | Juttis : Bandra | Red coral chain : Andaman street shopping

Photos by Rahul Kongala

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