#UnlimitedSummerLooks with Unlimited stores|Blogger’s Meet

Hola,

So many stores are coming up with such amazing summer collections that I just cannot stop myself from shopping every month. Last week, I got to attend the unveiling of the summer collection at the Unlimited Stores located at Indiranagar, Bangalore and trust me you guys, I was so happy to see the vibrant collection they had for both men and women at such affordable prices. I have previously collaborated with Unlimited Stores last year for their #3Kunlimited Challenge and I’d thoroughly enjoyed taking up the challenge and styling myself.

Brands at Unlimited: 

The Family Fashion store aims to enrich the lifestyle of Indians by offering meaningful fashion at Smart Prices. The Unlimited store offers the latest fashion for the whole family ranging from Formals for men through Brands like “Excalibur”, “Geoffrey Beene”, “Cherokee”,“Ruggers”, “Colt” , “Karigari” ,”Anahi”,“Bronz” “Sugr” . As far as the Kids collection goes there is “Cherokee Kids”, “Donuts” & “Day to Day” which offer great variety at smart prices!

Unlimited stores summer collection
Unlimited stores summer collection

About the event:

The event started with foot tapping and bang and when i say bang, I literally mean it, all thanks to the fun African congo players who also made sure that everybody tap their feet to their rhythm.

Unlimited stores summer collection
Unlimited stores summer collection
Unlimited stores summer collection
Unlimited stores summer collection

After some crazy cardio, we were addressed by the CEO of Arvind Ltd who briefed us about the brand and the new collection. After that, a few of the fellow Bangalore bloggers styled the models in their choice of outfits from the Summer collection. Here are a few of my favorites from the styling session.

Unlimited stores summer collection
Smrithi-Unlimited stores summer collection
Unlimited stores summer collection
Nilu-Unlimited stores summer collection
Unlimited stores summer collection
Prashant -Unlimited stores summer collection

The men’s collection was something that really impressed me. With all that vibrant prints, I was honestly lured in buying some printed shirts to style myself in and very soon I’m going back to the store for that 😀

Unlimited stores summer collection
Me and Priyanjana-Unlimited stores summer collection

After, the styling session was obviously the photo session. When so many bloggers from the city come together, how could we miss a chance to strike a pose for the camera! With quirky comic bubbles and an amazing summery backdrop, we took tons of pictures and selfies and was also treated with chilled virgin mojitos, yummy red velvet cupcakes and macarons.

Here is a brief description of the collection from the store that I loved the most:

Ethnic Wear: A perfect blend of distinct style with bold and colorful ethnic prints is offered by two brands named as Karigari and Anahi. Karigari range includes styles that celebrate the contemporary Indian in you! And Anahi range is adorned with exquisite embroideries for occasion wear that reflects authenticity.

Jeans Wear/Denim Wear: The ranges dominated with Indigoes in the collection from solids, checked and printed shirts, stripes, and hoodies as a colour palette. I really loved the men’s shirts which were vibrant and perfect for summers.

We were also treated with a cute goodie basket filled with summer essentials like pressed juices, organic honey, flowers and gift cards which ofcourse I used to do my bit of damage 🙂

Unlimited stores summer collection
Bangalore Bloggers-Unlimited stores summer collection

The whole event was fun-filled and I got to meet some lovely fellow bloggers there too. Make sure to checkout their summer collection in your city if you are from the South India and or all those who live in other parts of the country, don’t you worry because they have plans to open new stores very soon by the end of this year. 🙂

 

Till then stay awesome 😀

Brunch Ready with Polka Love|FACE OF THE MONTH- PART2

Hello ladies,

If you have read my previous post, you would know that I have started a new series called  the “FACE OF THE MONTH” where I would be featuring street style fashion from someone among you and this month’s pretty face is Arpitha Ram. I have already styled her in a work wear look and you can read the post HERE.

The Part 2 of this post is all about summer brunch looks. Summer is all about colors this year and pastel shades are making quite a rage on the runway too. Polka dots are something that is quite a versatile trend and I feel no matter how advanced we get in the fashion industry, polka dots will always be a significant part of this industry. They look great on most of the body types provided you choose the right size of polka dots.

Summer brunch look
Summer brunch look

Here, Arpitha is wearing a cute blue dress with black polka dots and the length of the dress is perfect for a flirty brunch look and to add some more summer vibes, I have given her a coral handbag and black see through kitten heels. For minimal accessorizing, we have added a golden neckpiece, a dainty pearl bracelet,a pair of blue ear studs and a low bun updo.

Summer brunch look
Summer brunch look
Summer brunch look
Summer brunch look
Summer brunch look
Summer brunch look
Summer brunch look
Summer brunch look

Makeup should always be kept minimal during summers, especially during the day time since your skin needs to breathe and with all that sweat, the pores tend to get blocked more if you put heavy makeup. Try to go for BB/CC creams instead of full coverage foundations and make sure to use a good compact or translucent powder to keep the oiliness away.

Hope, you liked this new series and would look forward to the next month’s face of the month too. As mentioned in the previous post, if you would like to be featured in the next post, do send me an email at thattripeurbanlife@gmail.com and you can be the next one featured on the blog. All the pretty pictures have been taken by THE SLING SHOTS COMPANY on my blog.

 

Till then stay awesome 😀

Back to Mono|Face of the Month|New Monthly Series- Part 1

Hello everyone,

This post was something that was in my  mind from a few months but for some or the other reason, it wasn’t getting executed. Finally when my friend’s sister agreed to help me with it, I was more than happy to work on it right away. You must be wondering what I’m talking about right???

Well, I have decided to start a monthly series called “FACE OF THE MONTH”, where I would be featuring street style fashion from regular working women and men, bloggers and even the gorgeous home makers from all over the country. I do not know if I can convince people to pose for me every month but I would try my best to get this series successful as much as possible.

So, the FACE OF THE MONTH for May is ARPITHA RAM, who is a software engineer in an IT firm in Bangalore and looks gorgeous in both Indian and western outfits and was so awesome to work with during the entire shoot. I wanted her to be in utmost comfort in the outfits I styled for her and hence, went for easy summer looks that can be worn to office and casual brunch events with your friends and family.

The first look is appropriate for all office goers and is the perfect combination of monochrome patterns. I asked Arpitha to take her most comfiest long kurti out along with a Palazzo. Palazzos are great to be paired with long and short kurtis/kurtas and can also be styled with so many other variants like crop tops, regular tees or even a nice off shoulder top. Since it was a Work Look, a white cotton kurti was the best option. You might ask, why Black for Summers? Well, if you choose the right summer fabric,like in this case it was cotton, I think even black can be soothing to your skin and since most of us stay in the air conditioned office, colors aren’t much of a worry. Plus, according to me, black is a color that can make anyone look chic yet professional.2016-04-25_00.05.27

Just to give it a bit of Indo-Western look, the outfit was styled with a crop jacket which had the same monochrome pattern to it. Being a very comfortable, yet stylish look, we went for flats instead of heels and added some pretty Jhumkas and silver and red bangles and little BINDI for some Indian touch to it. The right accessories can amp up your MONOCHROME LOOK to a different level. The plain and simple black and white combo can be quite experimental if you play with your accessories from jewellery to footwear to even the handbags you carry. And don’t forget to put on some red lips and guess what, even your office look would be talked about among your colleagues and you will certainly look unique and well-groomed.2016-04-24_22.54.47

Work Look for summers
Work Look for summers

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This was the first look, I styled for her with minimal makeup and the PART 2 of it will be live tomorrow.  The look is super simple and would look good on anyone with any kind of body type. You can even experiment with other monochrome colors like blue and pink, yellow and pink and so many more. If anyone of you is interested to be featured on the blog for the “Face of the Month” series, both men and women, please do email me at “thattripeurbanlife@gmail.com” with the subject line as FACE OF THE MONTH and I shall be more than happy to welcome you to my blogging family.

Comment below to give your feedback about this look and any queries you may have and I would be glad to answer them for you all. Also don’t forget to follow me on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for all the updates about the upcoming posts.

 

Till then stay awesome 😀