How to style a T-shirt Dress!

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As you must have realized already, (if you are on my Instagram page – https://www.instagram.com/rumnrouge/ ) I am obsessed with T-shirt Dresses! They are comfy, they are chic, and if styled correctly, can look uber cool! I picked up, these two dresses from a shop in Pattaya, on my trip to Thailand, and I am so in love with these, that I wear these around almost everywhere.

The tricky thing about T-shirt Dresses is that, if they are not styled properly, they can also look baggy, and kind of drab. So here are some tips, you should keep in mind, while sporting a t-shirt dress.

  • T-shirt dresses are supposed to be kinda over-sized, so ensure that you buy the right size. If you go overboard with the size, chances are, it will end up looking baggy and would fail to create the desired impact.
  • If you are going to wear an over-sized dress, you might want to balance out your look by wearing shoes, that give your dress a good contrast.
  • It’s important that you accessorize your dress, with some nice, chunky, jewelry. For instance, a nice chunky long chain, or a pair of tasseled earrings would always take your look up by a notch.
  • Any casual look, comes out best, when you keep your makeup, soft and subtle. So avoid makeup that may look a bit too harsh. Keep it soft, and minimal.
  • For that matter, you can wear t-shirt dresses, on any occasion, anywhere, but they definitely make for a great outfit choice, for day events.

So what are your thoughts, do you like how I styled my dresses for this shoot? Let me know your thoughts!

Location – Bangalore, India

Shot by : Mahesh Namburi

Outfit Details

Dress – Purchase from Pattaya, Thailand

Knee length socks – M & S

Boots – H & M

Umbrella – Colorbar

Long chain pendant, golden bracelet and golden triangle earrings – Purchase from Colaba Causeway Market, Mumbai

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Shopping from The Eco Store

People who know me closely, know, how obsessed I am, when it comes to knowing about each and every detail of the products I use in my daily life. Then be it my food, or my cosmetic products,  for me, it’s important to know, what are their ingredients and how are these things, that I am consuming, manufactured. If you are anything like me, then this post maybe helpful to you.

I recently came across a website called www.theecostore.in, which is entirely dedicated to selling organic products only. From grocery & staples to personal care products, they have pretty much everything covered under the organic category.

I placed an order for 2 bottles of body wash from one of their organic brand partners, Neev, a body scrub from Aarohi, and a pack of Aloe wipes. Nothing fancy right? But definitely everyday essentials, and the thing about everyday essentials, is you need them everyday and when you place an order on a website, you want it at the earliest too! Guess what my wish did come true! I placed my order at 7:00 a.m on a Friday, and my products got delivered to me by 11:00 a.m! I have to say, I was left impressed with their quick delivery!

My shopping experience was smooth and completely hassle free. I am pretty sure, I’ll be placing an order for the next batch of the groceries too, from The Eco Store. If you too are interested in placing your order, you can do so here,

www.theecostore.in

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GST Sale at the East Furniture Store, Koramangala, Bangalore

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If you follow me on Instagram, then you probably know already, that I did a store review a few days back for a furniture store called East Furniture. Unfortunately, I fell terribly sick, and couldn’t write about it sooner. Well, I am back now, so here’s the post!

Located in a tranquil corner of Kormangala, in Bangalore, East Furniture is a store for royalties. The moment you enter the store, you’ll feel this cool breeze touching your face and whiff of raw wood, that comes from their warehouse which is right inside the store. Every piece of furniture, that you’ll spot in this store, is made from hand-picked quality wood. Not just that, they can customize anything under the Sun for you. Their typical clientele includes people, who are looking for something different, something thematic, and of course, those are who willing to pay for their premium products. But here’s the good news, East Furniture has a GST sale on, until the 30th June (Yes, I know, only two days left until it gets over!), which means you still have two days before this crazy sale comes to an end! All the pieces I spotted were examples of fine craftsmanship. I especially fell in love with that blue couch set and the purple chair!

I think, they have some really beautiful pieces, that can add to the decor of your house. If you are into home decor and have been thinking of going furniture shopping, now is time! Rush before their GST sale comes to end!

Review of Sly Granny, Bangalore

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Last, to last weekend we were invited for a review at the newly opened, Sly Granny in Indranagar. Now, before I go ahead with the full review, let me tell you, that they had me at that name!

A quirky name and a quirkier decor with a touch of grunge, this place, is a ‘must-go-to’ destination for those, who enjoy the idea of theme restaurants. However, the decor is not the only thing, you’ll find yourself impressed with, they have some of the most delicious drinks and dishes on their menu. For instance, our favorite dish on the menu was the Hummus platter and the chicken sliders. I also loved their cocktails which had a tinge of berries and pineapple in them.

So if you are looking to visit a place this weekend in Bangalore, that’s nice, as well as different, I strongly recommend, you make your way to the very Sly Granny!

Hope you have as much fun there, as we did 🙂

Southern Escapade – Weekend in Pondicherry!

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Bangalore is a busy city, where you struggle with traffic, population, pollution and barely manage to get through each day. As a principle, I always take a break whenever it becomes too hectic, last month when Bangalore city started to take its toll on me, I slyly sneaked an escapade to a beautiful place called, Pondicherry.

I went to Pondicherry on a weekend and at stayed at one of the most beautiful resorts – Dune Ecovillage & Spa. Imagine a place, where you are all alone, with no one to disturb you, and you get to stay in the lap of nature quite literally! Where you can actually hear the sea waves crashing at the shore, in your room, where you are actually able to cut off from the whole world and spend your time in peace. Like me, if you like to just take a break from life and chill, then Dune Ecovillage & Spa is the place for you. It has its own private beach, where you can run miles, or just lie sunbathing at the shore. Be it their pool, or their private villas I just fell in love with the place!

After lazying around for a day at the resort, I finally went out to explore the town on the second day, and as expected, it was truly some experience! Even though a U.T and full of beaches, Pondi is nothing like Goa, where you see pubs lined up at every nook and corner. We explored quite a bit on our cute little scooter, (which we rented from the Merchant street at 1100/- for two days) before we discovered some of the most beautiful spots where you can go, grab a drink and just chill. One of such places is Le Club, this tiny little place, done up with pretty little, lights, will definitely remind you of Goa, and the legacy that Portuguese have left behind in terms of art and infrastructure. When here, don’t forget to treat yourself to a nice glass of wine, and some pizza, before go out exploring the town again. In the evening, it might be a good idea to explore other pubs like  Toxic and L’Aqua.

Last but not the least, do not forget to spend some time taking a quiet stroll by the Paradise beach. Beautiful and tranquil, you’ll fall in love with the beauty of the place!

Dressing up for the weekend!

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We all love weekends, in fact, some of us just live for them! Take me, for instance, I love weekends for many reasons, not only those two days are my cheat days, when, I treat myself to some delicious food and drinks, but also because I look forward to dressing up for my weekend evenings with friends.

Last weekend, I threw in this beautiful hot pink, backless, dress from Forever 21 with a pair of nude heels, which I bought from Bougis Market in Singapore. To add a dash of glam, I added a chunky ring from Aldo Accessories. Blow dried my hair, winged my liner, applied a Rose Shine lip gloss from Lakme Absolute and just like that, I was all set and ready to party within 15 minutes!

What are your quick and quirky, go-to party looks? Share with me in the comments. If you’d like to pull me some specific look for you, let me about that as well!