5 Gifts for Your Lady Love Under INR 999

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Women love to receive gifts, while men hate to gift them. Not because they have to spend money, but because they have to choose one. And we all know that choosing a gift for a woman can really be haunting. Gifts are just a way to show that you care for her and that she is really special to you. Buying an expensive gift every time is not necessary. You can rather choose the ones that will help in making memories to cherish.

Have a look at 5 gifts that you can present to your love, all under INR 999,

Chocolates

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Is she a chocolate lover? Many women are and we are sure this is a perfect gift for all. Add more sweetness in your relationship by gifting her some exotic boutique chocolates. The best part is that even you get to share some with her. Read more

A Curvy Girl’s Style Guide

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Curvy is classy. Period. No matter how much the fashion industry promotes the zero figure, one cannot deny the sheer aura of femininity that a curvy figure holds. If you are one of those curvy girls who are made to believe that style is not their cup of tea, well, it’s time to rebel. All you need is some confidence and a few style tips and you are on your road to becoming a diva. Read more

Magic of Monochrome

Magic of Monochrome

By Anu Upadhyayula

What does monochrome mean? It means “one color”, so you can match a blue skirt with a top in a lighter blue for example. Choosing your outfits is infinitely easier when you stick to a monochrome wardrobe. Monochrome is just gorgeous, flattering and different without being risqué. It almost suits everyone and adds formal touch to any outfit. This look is on the trends chart this year and is not fading out any time soon. Nevertheless, it is believed to spin magic. Apart from fabrics, bags and statement jewellery are no less to adapt this monochrome trend. Ditch the glittery and pop coloured accessories for this monochrome arm candy, just for the sake of it. It simplifies outfit planning and is an outstanding classic. Let’s look how this long-time fashion staple can be dressed up!

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 Sheath Spin

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Do you find it thoroughly annoying that a different colour is ‘in’ every season? Then monochrome look could be just what you want. It’s a classic look, if you prefer keeping your look simple and away from being showy. Monochrome poly knit sheath dress is the right choice if you are on a constant lookout for monochrome classic, that too in black! What else could a girl ask for? Pamper your curves with this body hugging stretchable silhouette. It’s scoop neck is beyond cute. Add classic monochrome pumps or heels for a glorious look.

Aztec and Monochrome

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This beautiful dress is both trendy and chic with Aztec elements incorporated all over the dress. What next? It’s in monochrome! Dig into your wallet and make this yours within no time. Monochrome makes accessorizing easy. You don’t need a bag, belt or shoes for every single outfit you own. To add that extra glamour, a black sling bag, wedges and statement neckpiece would do for a night out!

Mesh and Monochrome

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The two trends that are fresh from the runways are right here in one ensemble. This two toned bodycon monochrome dress has a mesh yoke, which is to die for. This mid-thigh dress skims down your curves, accentuates your best features as it uses the stronger colour lower down and makes you look priceless. Sweetheart neckline is really flattering. Take those pumps out for a walk. Period.

Skirt Mania

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Skirts are back with a bang. Pleated and in monochromatic hues, they are sure to create ripples wherever you go and leaves you fatigued with praises. This dual toned tiered skirt with pleated detailing promises to flaunt a relaxed silhouette. Go mild on accessories but don’t forget to wear this with ballerinas.

Cut-Out Dress

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This cutout dress at waist acts as a showstopper at a party. Being a monochromatic number, this midi dress is a casual outfit if you are ok to show a bit of skin without looking over exposed. Beware of those seductive glares from your beau. We are wearing ours with black platform heels and a box clutch. And you?

Monochrome might seem boring at first glance, but it has to offer a number of advantages. Plus it never goes out of style. Buy some classic pieces, throw in a few cheaper bargains when you fancy something new, and your wardrobe will be simple to plan. Are you a basic black kind of girl, or do you love bright colors? Comments box is all yours!

Trending Now – Ethnic Earrings

Trending Now – Ethnic Earrings

We women love to accessorize; period!! And one intrinsic part of the accessory box is earrings. That pretty piece of jewellery without which dressing up seems incomplete more so if you are going for an ethnic look. We now bring to you some exquisite types of Ethnic Earrings that are now trending.

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Jhumkas

Jhumkas (or Jhumkis) are symbolic of ethnic earrings in India. These are one of the oldest traditional earrings and have never really been out of vogue. A must have for every Indian bride’s trousseau; it is a favourite among young and old alike. Trending right now are floret silver jhumkas, Mughal inspired naqqashi earrings or the classic gold-pearl jhumkas with intricate Indian filigree work.

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Chand balis

This crescent moon shaped wonder, is now the hottest thing in ethnic earrings scene. Chand balis are not a new phenomenon. It is rather a traditional Indian fare and its existence dates back to many a years in history. However, they have now made a comeback after hitting the limelight when Deepika Padukone adorned these in Ramleela. No wonder they are now popularly known as “Ramleela earrings”.  Flamboyant by its very nature, Chand balis need no backing of any other accessory. Hence they are a go-to for big occasions and have become a regular in Indian Bridal jewellery ensemble.  Have one of these and it will surely take your ethnic look a few notches up when worn with sarees or lehengas.

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Meenakari

These beautiful hand painted Meenakari or meena work earrings are now a regular of every local Indian fair or exhibition. With bright colours and delicate floral designs, they are available as jhumkas, hoops as well as danglers. Meenakari jewellery have a style statement of their own thanks to the vibrance and grace they bring with them.

 

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Terracotta earrings

It’s an irony that one of the oldest forms of jewellery is back in rage and is currently a darling of every Indian girl. Terracotta, literally meaning “baked earth”, is an artistic form of jewellery made of clay or ceramic. Its popularity comes by virtue of the elegant and rustic appeal it gives with all kinds of ethnic wear. Coming in jhumkas, studs and even balis, these babies are to die for!!

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Earcuffs

Earcuffs are becoming a rage now. A fashion statement in itself, it has become a regular with red carpet too but mostly with modern outfits than ethnic. But now we do have some ethnic earcuffs made of precious or semi precious stones or pearls with floral motifs, or even coupled with a small jhumka below to add the traditional touch.

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Stud Earrings

Ever been in awe of your grandma’s sturdy and charming ear studs? Then this is your thing. Stud earrings are a great choice of ethnic earrings for women, when simplicity is the name of the game, yet you want to be fashionable. It works better particularly when you are wearing a great neckpiece, and do not want your earrings to get in the way. Stunning stud earrings are available in gold and silver, made of precious stones or pearl. New on the block is this spin off of the Dior earrings made of pearl and silver earrings with Indian tribal design. Cutness is the only way to describe it.

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DRESSING UP FOR A FRIDAY MOVIE DATE

DRESSING UP FOR A FRIDAY MOVIE DATE

Weekend is approaching and every girl craves for a cosy movie date on wintery evenings.  Don’t you ladies? Wondering what to wear to look your sexiest best?  Pick out something that makes you look and also feel beautiful. For an amazing movie date, every girl requires certain essentials- The right dress, the right shoes and the right bag for everything RIGHT! Over and above keep in mind that you want to wear a perfect outfit that makes you feel comfortable. Constantly having to tug on straps or adjust your skirt can be distracting for you and your date. Careful! Else you’ll miss your cinema! Choose that favorite outfit of yours that makes you feel all pretty and awesome. No skimpy outfits or suffering! Let’s skip this being speech and talk the best ways to impress on your weekend getaway. Okay? Here we go!!

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LOOK GOOD, FEEL GOOD

Want to feel good in your own skin? Grab your brother’s baggy button down shirt front tucked in a pair of skinny leather pants. A sleek pair of stylish flats is a date night essential. While 4-inch pumps are tempting for a night on the town with beau, ballet flats will keep your toes both chic and cozy. Never prefer clothes for the sake of style and looking like a million bucks, when you feel them distracting you. Yes, an ill-fitting dress might ruin your date resulting in bad start to the weekend.

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STYLE MANTRA
Guys notice everything, by that I mean belts, bracelets and even nails even if it is your 100th date. Wearing your favorite, eye-catching accessories is also a great way to compliment your simple yet comfy dress. Remember, your outfit talks a thousand words about your personality. Keep it plain yet elegant. Stay stylish and let your man leave you in all a praise even after watching a smoking hot heroine in the movie. Go-go!

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DEAR HEELS
You should really be able to walk. Try the coolest heels you own because you did buy them for a reason after all. But, never wear your brand new shoes, especially if you don’t know how comfortable they are! Furthermore, you might even trip or fall, ‘flying’ skills isn’t really popular or appealing.If you’re all about flats — great. You’ll be that much happier after a two and a half something moving picture!

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DON’T OVERDO IT
Never let your mind skip the fact to keep your dressing simple and minimal. Yes, stay away from the glam, red carpet looks. Keep your sexy and elegant outfits reserved for dinner dates. For the movie date, start with pants. You can’t go wrong with leather as no matter what’s happening up top they make your outfit look all the more cool. To get spoilt by choices, you need some knee length skirts or dresses, opt for an A-Line style, tights and a cropped sweater or jeans which can be paired with a cute top or oversized button down which can be teamed with cuffs or some statement necklaces and bracelets.

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TRESSFUL DATE
Pay attention to details as they make or break your look. You don’t need a hairstylist to keep those tresses in place. If you’re having a bad hair day, just tie up the strands in a messy bun or a pony tail and hit the theaters. Still unsatisfied? Wear a headband or tie a scarf for a retro look.

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And that’s that. If this guide seems mind-numbingly simple that’s simply because it should be. Don’t over-think. It’s supposed to be fun. Just be weary of your elbows and we’ll get through this. If you don’t mind, I need to hear some fashion-fostered dating stories, so, please, indulge me. Yes in the box given below. Go dating!

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Republic Day Fashion Parade

Republic Day Fashion Parade

Take pride of your citizenship this Republic Day by dressing up, in line with the tri-colour to reveal the patriot within you. Flaunt the colours- Saffron depicting courage, white for peace and green signifying prosperity.

These colors have a lot to contribute when it comes to fashion and style. Let’s catch a glimpse of how you can let your style stand out this Republic Day by sporting the colours of India!

Classic whites

The color white is timeless and eternal. It offers you the flexibility of wearing any supporting color. You can choose to dress up in complete white attire which would actually make you look like you’ve come straight out of a fairy tale book OR you can also simply sport white skinnies teamed up with colorful tops preferably the tricolor. White makes you feel younger than your age, after all age is just a number.

 

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Go for gowns

Pick a sleek free flowing dress if you believe in keeping it subtle. Look gorgeously sexy in the dress of your choice. Avoid overdoing the colors and accessories to help your outfit come alive. This given attire is perfect for an evening wear. Finish the look with elegant heels and a boxed clutch. To sport some patriotism, try flaunting the tricolor on this look with accessories giving you a supporting hand to bring these colors alive. Dare to westernize the Indian tricolor shades this Republic Day!

 

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Colored tops

You have a choice of selecting tops in light hues or solid colors. Saffron colored tops are eye catching indeed. Solid colors give definition to your look and make you stand out of the crowd. Team it up with your favorite bottoms, preferably jeans. It would also go well with skinny pants, trousers and skirts. Feel relaxed with balanced wedges.

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The tricolor

Since Republic Day is approaching, you can think of blending the tricolors so as to depict and sport the colors of our flag. The look in the image offers you an angelic white dress, devilish red shoes and a sober clutch. A perfect combination that is in sync with the occasion.

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Try experimenting new ways to present these colors if you are too jaded with contemporary ethnic looks. Shades of saffron and green are eye-catching colors; you could blend them well with loads of white. Light hues of the colors can help you in making the look more subtle. I recommend you to go light on accessories as the colors are too strong by themselves, this would also prevent the whole ‘dramatic’ look that it would lead to.

So here you have it – some interesting looks you can sport this Republic Day!

New Year Fashion Resolutions

New Year Fashion Resolutions

The New Year brings with it a new hope, a new promise and a whole bunch of new fashion! So 2015 is here, have you done your bit to give it a warm welcome?

Apart from the New Year resolutions you swear you will go ahead with and the crazy hangovers you’re still recovering from, you also need to ensure your wardrobe is at par with the trending styles. So here’s a glimpse of the ‘must haves’ for this season.

Colour Me Colourful!

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2015 is all about colors. Make your pick from red, yellow, green, blue or pink (or any shade from the color wheel!). Here’s a tip, you can begin the New Year fashion by seamlessly growing out of the December colors of red and green to pink and yellow. Follow the color wheel to hop on to the next shade and create your own style statement. Another tip…get your friends and family to follow the color code too and become the trend setter of your area. When that happens, do let us at Limeroad know about it!

Accessorize it Right!

To be healthy, wealthy, and wise; you got to exercise, to be a head tuner and fashionable you need to accessorize! ‘Big’ is in. You can look fabulous even in the most simple attire, if you get the accessories right. Whether they are big dangling earrings, chains or even a trendy clutch, they will definitely add that missing zing in your look.

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Don’t ‘Shoe’ Me Away

You can even make a style statement with the shoes that you choose. A winning combination would be to dress up in a way wherein your shows indeed steal the show. The benefit of this style of dressing is that, since your shoes will grab all the attention, you can top it up with your lesser trendy outfits.

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Mix and Match it Up

Wouldn’t it be interesting if you mix retro with hip hop and reggae with jazz? Similarly, who says you can’t wear tunics on chuddidars? Or a formal jacket over a short sexy party dress? This new year, bring in new styles that would start a trend. Add on scarves, purses, some cool shades and you are bound to look like a trend setter. How awesome would it be to know that these styles are trending are because of your creativity!

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So these are some of the tips I have for you to experiment with this New Year. Whatever be your pick, remember it won’t go well without your confidence to carry it.

Cheers!

Shopping Tips For Styling Your Accessories

Shopping Tips For Styling Your Accessories

Shopping for accessories may be one the simplest things for so many people, but styling them correctly might not always come easy. Today, I’m going to share a few accessory tips with you, for both, shopping and styling them. Keep reading: Simplicity at it’s best You don’t always have to stack up and throw on too many accessories. Remember to buy a few key pieces that will go well with all colours, prints and textures. Statement jewellery is neutral colours are your best friends if you often get confused about the accessories you pick out. Screen Shot 2014-12-26 at 10.54.55 am Make it a look It could be one key piece of accessory, but don’t forget to make it one unified look. When you’re out to shop for your treasure chest, or putting pieces from it together, keep in mind the heels and makeup you’re going to put the look together with. One of the main factors of putting a finished, stylish look together is how your hair is going to look at the end of it all. You need to make sure the look finished with all factors in mind, that, after all, is the difference between ‘getting ready’ and ‘putting a look together’. Screen Shot 2014-12-26 at 10.57.01 am Singular V/s plural – the accent game You might opt for an all silver accented look, or a fully gold one – you might even like rose gold more than anything else – but don’t forget that you shouldn’t be afraid to experiment. You need to keep in mind the complete look (like I mentioned above) and also try to plug in metallic accents through your outfit details or the accessories. They’re the biggest trend this season! Screen Shot 2014-12-26 at 10.58.52 am

CHECK-LIST FOR THE TO-BE BRIDE

CHECK-LIST FOR THE TO-BE BRIDE

Amidst all the rush to gear up for your D-day, to make a grand bridal entrance, keeping track of to-do list is no easy task. Time seems to be ticking away faster than ever during this period that months seem like days and days like minutes. The smartest thing to do is be armed with ways to prepare for the dream wedding that awaits you. Keeping a check-list of what to do is as important as wedding itself as there will be ’n’ number of tasks to be performed without giving a miss. You don’t have to be a professional planner or go insane with Post-its or create crazy bits of paper to stay organized. Just be all geared up to ensure that your ‘Day’ of your life is free from all hitches. Just cross off every item on your customized list once its done and you are on the go!

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I’d like to give you the on-not-so-clear or the so called superficial check-list of the to-be bride before i go explaining in detail of the very important things to be considered. Work your budget and set some priorities, where to save/splurge. After all, once in a lifetime wedding. It’s like living a dream! Fish out the best ideas right from your dream wedding venue to the return gifts for the guests. Compile the guest list Select the venue for the wedding and other ceremonies taking place along with. Now that the date and venue has been fixed, send out personal invites or save-the-date cards to all the guests. Search, interview and book vendors. Keep everything written once the vendor is decided, be it for food, photographer or the floral designer. In between, don’t skip dreaming about your honeymoon just to give you the energy boost amidst the tiring wedding planning. Don’t forget to register your wedding website. Book your stylist for hair and make-up and most importantly saree draping. Shop for the love bands. Oh yeah! The engagement rings. Most exciting thing about marriage is dressing up. Shop for the best bridal wear you are ever dreaming of! Shortlist your favorite designer and book an appointment so that your request to get a dress designed do not get rejected due to heavy wedding rush! Finally do not forget to keep in constant touch with the vendor to confirm the date, details and deposits.

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Detailed view of your check-list which defines your look on your D-day goes this way!

BRIDAL WEAR:

Every girl dreams of a fairytale wedding, and craves to look like a princess in her wedding attire. Apparently, her designer or tailor is the most important person during her wedding period next to the groom. As they are usually the busiest people before the wedding marathon begins, get your outfits done well in advance. All the alterations and refitting must be done so that you don’t get to struggle hopping to your tailor just before the wedding. Need inspiration? Visit a wedding dress trunk show or bridal fair.

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ACCESSORIES PLAY THE GAME:

Weddings are so much fun to play dress ups for because you get to complement your bridal attire with right and rich accessories. Nothing is more depressing than forgetting the matching bangles or the right pair of earrings that elevate your look. Take time out from your busy schedule of ticking away various tasks to put together all your various accessories, from bindis to jewelry to bobby pins to safety pins to put your saree in place.

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HAIR AND BEAUTY:

Just a couple of days before wedding, take some time out and get your hands and feet pampered. Yes! It’s manicure and pedicure time! Wax and facial treatment like facials need to be done. You can’t possibly look worn out after all the hustle-bustle of the wedding preparation. Right? Pretty hands and beautiful feet makes a beautiful bride. Say a big no-no to chipped and unpainted nails, so help yourself to make you feel good and look good!

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SEXY SANGEETH:

The first dance! Are you waiting to match the steps of your soulmate? Are you waiting to sway with him? Dreaming big of the bride and groom’s showstopper performance which is a lifetime remembrance? Yes, there are rehearsals thrown and lots of video lessons to teach you steps that you’re not going to trip on your long skirts and beautifully draped sarees. Practice walking around wearing high heels and dance in your flowing outfits. It’s your night! Let the mood stay unwavering and healthy!

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HEALTHY YOU:

The motto behind every bride is to look the best and prettiest on her D-day. If thats the case, the guests can’t stop raving about the beautiful bride, which we all wished for secretly. It’s not a bad idea to go on a pre-wedding detox to help you prepare for your wedding and looking all glow. To feel healthier from inside, go on lots of veggies and fruits for a couple of weeks before walking down the aisle and see your skin take all the shine of the stars.

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It’s important to know the ways to prepare yourself for the upcoming wedding to prevent you from getting exhausted to scheduling things. This helps you in such a way that you don’t have to worry about the tiniest of things and can then spend all your time looking pretty pretty and having fun! Any queries? Comments box is all yours!

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LBDs You Have To See Before NYE!

LBDs You Have To See Before NYE!

The LBD is the essential item for every girl’s wardrobe. With the party season saving over our heads, I’m going to take you into the different styles there are, and how you can style them. Keep reading:

Futuristic Fashionable LBD

Leather, mesh and a little bit of see through. Make sure you wear this sexy number if a combination of sophistication and sex appeal is what you’re looking for. This number is perfect if you’re heading with your friends or the special boy; don’t forget to team it up with tall heels and just one statement accessory.

Futristic Fashion

Cutesy Loving LBD

If cute and feminine if your style, this bow’ed up open back outfit is for you. Pair this adorable dress up with some colour popping jewellery, carry a neon clutch and you’re good to go!

Cutesy Bow

Conservative yet sassy LBD

This lace number is the apt combination of ‘hot’ and ‘conservative’. It reveals just the right amount of skin and is great to wear with a pair of pearl earrings and gold heels.

Work Lace

The classic, vanille LBD

The simplest yet most classic of it’s kind, this one is a piece you have to have! The repeat value for an easy-on-the-eyes outfit is supremely underestimated, and it’s great to wear to any evening event at all. This baby would go brilliantly with any earrings from your treasure chest, too!

Vanilla

Stocking friendly LBD

The fit of this outfit is so snug-right, that it would make wearing it with a pair of stockings just right. Throw in some tall pumps and you’re good to go. Seeming as sexy as it is, you can also pair this one up with a red, bold lip and some slick back hairstyle.Stocking Friendly