But, does my bindi match my boots?

I feel #blessed coming from such a diverse & rich culture & even more lucky to be able to mix my western & Indian clothes. My all time obsession is cotton Kurta’s, I literally pair them with denims, shorts, palazzo pants (current obsession) & better yet thigh high boots. Having such diversity in my wardrobe allows me to experiment with my everyday look & put together pieces which I would previously shy away from.

If you told me two years ago to rock a bindi, jhumkis & a kurta to work, I’d laugh & say “hell to the no boo”!

Ask me the same question today & I’m all like “HELL TO THE YEAH” with remnants of  Amla oil in my hair. Today I can say with a certain conviction I’m more comfortable in rocking a kurta with boots or even juttis with jeans.

Check out the hashtag #decoloniseyourwardrobe for more inspiration from some bad ass people!

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Note: Still going bra-free. 

Boots: Public Desire

Kurta: A market in Goa

Can I borrow your Shirt?

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Boyfriend Clothing

[boi-frend kloh-th ing]

1. Mens clothes modified for womenswear

2. Just clothes

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Boyfriend jeans. Boyfriend blazers. Boyfriend shirts.

 au revoir.

Women are swapping out pocketless, slim-fit blazers for boxy & fluid clothing. Instead of focusing on wearing man inspired silhouettes, women are directly buying from the mens department.

There’s a movement now where clothes are not segregated by gender but are differentiated by colour, shape & patterns. Its a long road till gender fluid clothes are introduced, but style is universal right?

In my humble opinion, menswear has seen a creative outburst, with more Hommes experimenting with colours, printed shirts & an outrageous sense of street style.

So dames, ditch those “boyfriend” jeans & those who ask:

But, are you wearing mens clothes?

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Kurta: Suket Dhir

Pants: Country Road

Shoes: vans

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Pantless Kurta

When I saw this Kurta I asked myself?

1.Is it comfortable? Oui

2. What else can I pair this with in my wardrobe? Leather jacket

3. Do I have to wear pants? Optional

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Kurta: Ritu Kumar

Shoes: Vans

Rings: Assorted

Anklets: Collette

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