Who would have ever thought that a utilitarian one-piece garment used by skydivers and parachuters  would one day become a sartorial necessity packed with punch and oomph? Puzzled? I am talking about the jumpsuit, of course.

black jumpsuit style

There is something so effortless and chic about this one piece and black means it is a great canvas and can be styled in hundred different ways.

Black jumpsuit style

The fact that it can be dressed down for work or up for play only makes this style so much more irresistible to me.

Black jumpsuit style

Jumpsuit: Dorothy Perkins (printed version here), Heels: H&M, Clutch: Next, Necklace: BHS (old), Cuff: Primark (old), Earrings: Portobello Market, Watch: Tissot, Lips: Mac Rebel, Eyes: Mac Designer Purple

Here I’ve paired my black jumpsuit with gold accessories and a sparkling clutch to keep it simple yet chic. So, this holiday season if you want to try something other than the LBD give the black jumpsuit a chance. You will love it, I promise.

They say human beings have both masculine and feminine qualities in them. In fashion, nothing reflects this universal truth than the quintessential androgyny look. Androgyny and fashion has been doing the rounds for decades. In fact, Hollywood icon Katherine Hepburn was an early pioneer of this look and appeared frequently in the early 1900’s wearing buttoned down shirts and trousers; the last couple of catwalks have proved that this look is not going to die anytime soon. Boyfriend jeans are an easy way to incorporate this look and I am told it is a style darling favoured by women from all walks of life.

But I have always looked at Boyfriend Jeans with trepidation feeling it will not compliment my curves. I thought I will pass on this style and just enjoy seeing other girls prattle around their “masculine” side. However, in the spirit of experimenting I tried on this uber-cool number and BOY am I hooked?

Nothing excites more than a versatile piece of garment and boyfriend jeans are exactly that. You can dress up or dress down and come up with thousand ways to wear this style.

Look 1: Casual Chic

Here, I’ve paired my jeans with a comfy Tee and leather sandals to keep it casual. A big satchel with polka dots brings an element of playfulness. I’ve added some “girly” accessories like bangles, dangling earrings and a large cocktail ring for some feminine touch.




Jeans and Tee: Ralph Lauren, Satchel: Fat Face, Sandals: Clarks, Watch: Husband’s, Bangles: India, Lips: Creme Del a Femme, Mac, Ring: BHS

Look 2: Femme Fatale.

Here, it is all about channelising your inner goddess and yet keeping the focus on the boy friend jeans. I love the white on white look and this is my own rendition to this trend. A white casual blazer should be a wardrobe essential; it screams of understated sophistication. Throw in some accessories and shoes in eye popping colours like coral and you will feel every bit like a Femme Fatale.

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Jeans: Ralph Lauren, Vest: H&M, Blazer: Gap, Necklace: Fat Face, Wedges: New Look, Clutch: India Mumbai, Shades: Oscar De La Renta, Lips: Bodyshop lip gloss in Deerlicious Fuchsia

Of the two, my favourite is definitely the second look but I can totally see myself pulling the first one when I’ve to run to do errands or simply do some mall-walking.

And to all the girls who think their curves will not let them try this look. Pish-Posh. If you have it rock it 😉

Yes, I know summer and knits is an oxymoron for most us but if you are living in this part of the world, you would agree that summer is just a giant flash in the pan! It might be sunshine, cheer and a glass of Pimms for the rest of the world but for us it is mighty winds, perpetual rain and cold seeping our senses.

So, light knits are one of the most integral part of my summer wardrobe. Since I am a bit of rebel (mostly without any cause 😉 ), I refuse  to let this dampen my spirits and have paired my trusty summer knit with a colourful little skirt.



I feel with so much greyness and dampness around me, colours can bring in some much needed cheer. I have chosen a  knit with a broad boat neck and rolled up short sleeves because it enhances my curves nicely while the light-weight material doesn’t weigh me down allowing me to walk tall and proud.

5Skirt: Asos, Knitted top:HnM, Pumps: Clarks, Bag: Aldo, Earrings: Asos, Cuffs: BHS

Lips: Mac “O’, Eyes: Bodyshop kohl in light blue


Add some not-so-little accessories like  statement earrings and a bold cuff and there’s my go-to uniform for days when the weather is confused about the season!!