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Style that statement jewelry like a pro

They say ‘Jewerly is the sculpture for the body’ and there is no such thing as dressing  ‘age appropriately’ when it comes to jewelry. The next edition of Designer Jewelry Box – DHORA speaks volumes when it comes to statement jewelry. Dhora, conceptualised in Milan by designer Aavriti R Jain, integrates classically Indian designs with contemporary silhouettes, for an aesthetic that is modern, yet rooted in tradition. Here’s what you can expect from Dhora edition and how you can style these statement pieces.

Jhumki :

Price : INR 3500/-

Inspired by the traditional jewelry of India which we have all grown up seeing. Dhora has given it their own little twist and made it cleaner and minimal, handcrafted and finished with gold. So now you no longer have to wait for a big wedding or occasion to put on a pair!

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Amber Pendant :

Price : INR 3000/-

Continuing to celebrate the state of Rajasthan, Dhora releases its Amber pendant dedicated to city of Jaipur. This pendant draws its inspiration from the Amber Fort built in 1726 and its ‘jharokas’. Made in entirely by hand in Jaipur, this piece is finished with gold.

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Style your Jewelry 

Wear it like you mean business! Pair your summer dress with the statement neckpiece around the collar and match the earrings with the top knot bun hairstyle for that chic look.

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A little shimmer is the perfect way to add a sophisticated dimension to your swimwear. A delicate pendant & gold earrings are preferred because they inspire thoughts of the golden sun. Earrings with a little bit of movement and flexibility will look great when you turn your head or walk along the beach.

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To rock that Little Black Dress,  pick a necklace that adds a bit of sophisticated spark on your chest and as earrings go, make sure they highlight your facial feature & flatter your skin tone.

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For someone who likes to keep it traditional yet want to give their outfit a modern edge, just simply don the statement pendant & jhumkis with an Anarkali and complete the look with a side braid hairstyle for that royal feel.

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Hop over to My Envy Box to order your Jewelry Box now and get jewelry worth INR 6,500 just for INR 2,450.

10 WEDDING LOOKS TO STEAL FROM INDIA COUTURE WEEK 2016

Last week witnessed the country’s most celebrated event with A-list fashion designers coming together and enchanting us with their brilliant craftsmanship. The India Couture Week 2016 gave us major wedding outfit goals!

 

Manish Malhotra

Ace fashion designer showcased his collection ‘The Persian Story’ with a beautiful display of intricate motif embroidery on aged velvet creating an old world charm.

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Anita Dongre

A bride with the cornrows! Anita Dongre’s ‘Epic Love’ inspired by Mughal Gardens totally got us hooked with the entire boho princess look.

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Tarun Tahiliani

Taking us back to the roots, the designer displayed his collection ‘The Last Dance of the Courtesans’ paying ode to the royal courtesans. Keeping his collection super glamorous yet contemporary, the designer nailed the theme.

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Reynu Taandon

Inspired by the Rajasthani Heritage with a touch of traditional craftsmanship, Reynu Taandon awed us with her collection ‘Kamangari’. The collection was dominated by Rajasthani art motifs and traditional colors worn by the Rajastani brides.

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Rimple & Hapreet Narula

Who said Indian bride can’t wear white?! Drawing the inspiration from late Khalil Gibran, the duo-designer rolled out their collection ‘Hiraeth’. The collection highlighted with work ranging from thread embroidery to sequences in sizes big and small is ideal for the brides who aren’t afraid of experimenting.

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Varun Bahl

Master couturier Varun Bahl’s ‘Vintage Garden’ collection was high on structure and petals. Inspired by the range of colourful flowers, the collection talks about exactly what 21st century brides would like to don on their D-Day.

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Manav Gangwani

Titled Begum-e-Jannat, the designer turned heads with his collection inspired by Mughal Era. A stunner, as what we like to call, the collection embraced the true essence of royal age with intricate details and bold colours.

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Rohit Bal

Bringing the curtain down at India Couture Week 2016, Rohit Bal slayed the runway with his magical collection ‘Kehkashaan’ inspired from the  grandeur of the Czars Russia. Heavily embroidered and bejewelled silhouettes featuring floor-sweeping anarkalis, majestic lehengas, ravishing gowns were nothing less than a masterpiece.

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Don’t tell us these didn’t have you dreaming about your wedding outfit!

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5 Must Have Make Up Brushes

It’s one thing loading up on make up products, concealer and the likes, but stocking up on good brushes is what completes a good make up kit. Here are 5 brushes you must add to your kitty.

 

  1. Foundation Brush

Applying foundation using your fingers is okay, but what you don’t realize is that in the process, your face is also being exposed to the natural oils of your fingers. This may eventually lead to an oily and blotched face. Hence, foundation brush.foundation brush

 

  1. Powder Brush

Follow up your foundation with some set in powder using a big powder brush for maximum coverage and effect.powder brush

 

  1. Eyeliner Brush

This one’s a must if you are into high-end gel liners. The short and sturdy bristles give you an excellent grip and the ability to maneuver you liner in whichever way that you like.eyeliner brush

 

  1. All Over Eye Shadow Brush

Again, you finger can do the trick, but it is always better to use a brush because you can never get the same effect, angle or stroke with your fingers.eye shadow brush

 

  1. Blush Brush

Do we even need to explain why this one is essential? Your cheeks need and deserve a brush dedicated just to make them look peachier!blush brush

 

Brush off!

4 Ways To Funk Up Your Brow Game

Eyebrows may not seem like much but they do play a colossal part in the way you look. And you don’t have to shave them realize the same, just try and skip your next threading or tweezing appointment and you’ll know what we mean. Its not just about the grooming, your eyebrow make up too can make or break your look. Here are four ways you can tame that bush.

 

  1. Good Bush

Not saying or doing anything also says a lot (Ronan Keating agrees). Just keeping your eyebrows groomed and gelled can make you face look uber slick and neat.SOLUTION-PERFECT-BROW_MAIN

 

  1. Go Bold

Yes, we are totally thinking about Cara Delevingne right at this moment. Letting your brows grab all the spotlight is a great way of making a statement. Simply comb, volumize and fill in with your favorite eyebrow pencil.embedded_cara_delevingne_eyebrows

 

  1. Arch Typical

GO all the way with a dramatic arch. If your eyebrows would rather stray, simply grab a stencil and get coloring with an eyebrow pencil!Woman brown eye

 

  1. Shape Shifter

Speaking of stencils, why just go for an arch? Experiment with other shapes like a straight brow (enough to look trendy and not like an Angry Bird) or gorgeously arched brows with sharp edges. The possibilities are many!plastic-reusable-Eyeliner-Stencils-Grooming-Shaping-Eyebrow-Stencils-Mold-Drawing-Guide-Template-Kit-DIY-Makeup-Tools

 

Now you know the brow code so experiment away!

9 Eye Palettes To Color Your Lids Trendy

Eye shadows are nice, but eye shadow palettes are great! The mere thought of all those shades caked up in one compact case is enough to give anyone the feels. It only gets better if the shades are surreal, the packing gorgeous and the effect head turning. Which is exactly what these 9 palettes are capable of!

 

  1. MAC Trend Forecast Fall 16

Leave it to MAC to pack an entire season’s color forecast in an eye shadow palette. The cream color shadows provide excellent coverage while giving a vivid shadow to your lids.MAC Eye Shadow Palette

 

  1. Tarte Wild & Free Amazonian Clay Palette

The limited edition eye shadow palette by Tarte packs 8 long-wearing shades that’ll take you from morning to night.tarte eye shadow

 

  1. Urban Decay ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’ Eyeshadow Palette

Bring some story book magic and drama to your make up kit with Urban Decay’s breath taking Alice Through The Looking Glass eyeshadow palette complete with an equally stunning packaging.urban decay eye shadow

 

  1. Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette

Packed with 11 matte and 3 metallic shades, the Modern Renaissance Palette includes shades from a subdued nude to a shocking mood. There’s one for every mood.modern-renaissance-eye-shadoe-palette

 

  1. Bobbi Brown Everything Eye Palette

As the name suggest, Bobbi Brown’s eyeshadow palette has everything. From a neutral tone to a dark smoky hues; from solid mattes to shimmery metallic; and from a smudge brush to an angle brush. It’s all you need for a flawless eye make up.Screen Shot 2016-06-28 at 10.18.22 AM

 

  1. Chanel Les 4 Ombres

Chanel’s multi effect eyeshadow palette holds four warm and earthy shades to give your lids extra definition.chanel eyeshadow

 

  1. Lancôme Color Design Eyeshadow 6 Pan (Jungle Pop)

Inspired by the woody palette of the jungle, Lancôme’s shadow palette features a balance of neutral and vibrant hues. Mix, match and layer the shades and explore a jungle of looks.Lancome eye shadow

 

  1. Sephora Collection Beautiful Crush Blockbuster Palette

Staying true to its name, the blockbuster palette is a burst of every possible shade of eyeshadow, cheek and lip stain – 128 to be exact. The palette boasts of 72 eye shadows, 18 cream eyeliners, 32 lip glosses, and six blushes to give you a new combination and look everyday!sephora eyeshadow palette

 

  1. Yves Saint Laurent Couture Variation

Inspired from fabric swatches, YSL’s limited edition palette gives you 10 shades ranging from dark mattes to light metallic to create a number of different looks.YSL 3614271333964_Couture-Variation_03

 

So which one will it be?

7 Drool-Worthy Looks At The IIFA 2016

Last weekend Madrid got to witness the Hindi Film Industry with all its glam and panache at the 2016 IIFA Awards. With glam come tens of wardrobes loaded with labels, bling and style. Here are our favorites from this year’s green carpet.

 

  1. Deepika Padukone

Apart from scoring the best actor female award, Padukone took home a bagful of compliments and ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’, courtesy her gorgeous Sabyasachi ensemble and emerald jewels by Tanishq.

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Shilpa Shetty Kundra

The curvy beauty brought sexy back to the green carpet quite literally. Shilpa Shetty totally floored onlookers in a column gown by Shantanu & Nikhil.

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  1. Bhumi Pednekar

Pednekar nailed it in a pastel grey strapless gown by Shantanu & Nikhil and that gorgeous maroon lip was spot on.iifa16_bhumi-pednekar_insta

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  1. Sayani Gupta

The petite actress turned up the heat in a beige and noir La Bourjoise gown. Gupta paired her sultry side-slit outfit with a pair of cream strappy sandals and a bold maroon pout.

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    1. Priyanka Chopra

The ‘exotic’ star kept it understated with a flowing Schiaparelli chiffon gown apired with a classy bun and some Cartier bling.

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  1. Divya Khosla Kumar

Dressed in a classy Vikram Phadnis lehenga, Divya Kumar Khosla gave a touch of Indian ethnic to the green carpet.

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    1. Nargis Fakhri

Nargis Fakhri plunged all the way in a smoking black sequined gown by Namrata Joshipura. Teamed with a slick hairdo and minimal make up, the look was bang on glamorous.

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5 Tips For Longer & Thicker Lashes

Longer-Eyelashes-Ever heard the term ‘batting your lashes’ and wondered, “what on earth is there to bat”? If yes, then girl you need these tips more than another pair of fake lashes or volumizing mascara. Read on!

 

  1. Castor Oil

This one’s probably the most common and effective remedy ever. Castor oil is a powerful follicle-simulator, a.k.a., growth simulant. Mix castor oil and a drop of Vitamin E oil and dab it over your lashes with a Q-tip. Leave it overnight and rinse with warm water the morning after.product_castor_oil

 

  1. Green Tea

Mix some warm water and green tea leaves (a tea bag will also work just fine) and gently apply on to your lashes using a cotton ball. The green tea stimulates the growth of longer and healthier lashes.green tea

 

  1. Lemon Peels

Orange peels may not exactly be your eyes’ BFF but lemon peels surely are. At least for your lashes. The peels are loaded with nutrients like folic acid, vitamins B and A. Soak some dried lemon peels in olive or castor oil for a couple of weeks. Use a Q-tip or clean mascara wand to apply the concoction on your lashes before going to bed. Wash off with warm water in the morning.lemon

 

  1. Aloe Vera

The natural beauty imparting prowess of aloe vera are many, and giving you gorgeous lashes is one of them. The gel not only supports the growth of thick and lashes lashes, but also keeps them moisturized. Just apply some aloe vera gel on your lashes and wash off with warm water after keeping it on over night.Aloe Vera

 

  1. Olive Oil

Olive Oyl may not have had lashes (like, none!) but olive oil definitely can give you a healthy bunch. Rich in Vitamin E and oleic acid, it keeps your lashes dark and voluminous. Using a clean mascara brush put slightly warm olive oil on you lashes. Leave overnight and wash it in the morning with warm water.olive oil

 

Now get ready to bat away!

Get Vacation Ready With The Travel Essential Jewelry Box

Is it just me or is your Facebook feed too becoming a world map with all those holiday check-ins? But that’s okay, because there is still plenty of summer left for the rest of us to vacation or getaway for a weekend even. And in style, if I may say so. So pack your bags and add a dollop of swank with the Designer Jewelry Box.Screen Shot 2016-06-17 at 2.15.07 pm

 

  1. Classic Minimal – Neckpiece by Olio

The clean and oh-so-trendy balance chain by Olio is crafted in German silver. The piece draws inspiration from a balanced life comprised of equal parts work, love & play. Sport this neckpiece to a beach or wear it over your cashmeres, there’s no one season for it.Screen Shot 2016-06-17 at 1.34.26 pm

 

  1. Summer Soothing – Earrings by Silvense

Silvense turns up the accessory game with these golden brass earrings. The black pearl inside the golden brass encasing is as gorgeous as it is unique. These contemporary adornments are just what you need on your next vacation.Screen Shot 2016-06-17 at 1.34.41 pm

 

  1. Electric Boho – Bracelet by House of Tuhina

Play around with colors as you add a dash of bohemian glam to your attire. The eclectic hand bracelet uses casting metal and handmoulded beads and brings together all that is gorgeous about Indian design aesthetics in one beautifully crafted accessory.Screen Shot 2016-06-17 at 1.34.50 pm

 

Next stop, vacation land.

3 Signs Your Skin Is Ageing Faster Than You

The only thing worse than growing up is ageing. The two may sound similar but are poles apart on practical grounds. But how do you know your skin is ageing? We don’t have a birthday to remind us of that. But one can look out for these signs to point out skin ageing before it’s too late.

  1. Expression Lines

These usually are the first to noticeable signs appear. The expression lines include super fine wrinkles at the corner of your eyes, near your mouth and on your forehead.article-2288444-1873986C000005DC-774_306x357

 

  1. Turkey Neck

The skin starts to lose its tautness and becomes less firm resulting in a dull, rough and dry skin. This is visible especially around the neck area.skin-age-mistakes-400x400

 

  1. Spots

Spots or discolored skin is also a clear giveaway. The loss of collagen results in thinner skin and moreover fine and delicate skin.webmd_rf_photo_of_age_spots_on_face

 

Raise your hands if you can relate to the signs mentioned above. It’s okay, I’m typing with my toes right now. What’s not okay is identifying the signals and sitting back.

Say hello to your new BFF, ladies! The L’Occitane Immortelle Divine Cream. The anti-ageing potion is enriched with organic microencapsulated immortelle essential oil and organic immortelle cells extract; all of which combine and combat skin ageing.

 

Why Should You Use It?

The immortelle oils and extracts help stimulate microcirculation, increase collagen synthesis and protects against free radicals break-up, while smoothening out your skin.

Adding to the natural goodness of immortelle, seven naturally derived ingredients – Marsh Clover, Myrtle, Honey, Bellis Perennis, Hyaluronic Acid, Evening Primrose Oil and Camelina oil – help fill up wrinkles, even out complexion, reshape facial contours and intensely nourish the skin among a number of other benefits.LOCCITANE SKINCARE 3253581271957 VIEW1

 

How Does It Work?

The Divine Cream visibly reverses your skin’s clock to give you younger-looking, gorgeous and healthy skin.

The velvety-smooth cream simply melts magic into your skin to work its magic from within, giving you a super comforting sensation.loccitane-immortelle-divine-creme-divine

 

About Immortelle

Immortelle is also called the everlasting flower, as it never fades. Even after being plucked. The flower’s organic essential oils are an active source of anti-ageing qualities.

L’Occitane encapsulates the exceptional anti-ageing powers of the everlasting flower in its clinically proven formula, the Divine Cream, to give you irresistible and radiant skin!

12 Things You Should Always Have In Your Purse

At times we are short on time to make a quick pit stop or are simply too porous to work with the same blush, kohl and foundation from morning to evening to night. Which is why a chica should always be armed with these essentials in her kitty.

 

  1. Compact Powder

With a mirror of course. Not only is this one a handy tool to check out your make up and face real quickly but to fix it as well!compact

 

  1. Lipstick or Gloss

A nifty touch up is incomplete without a nice smack from your favorite shade on the lips. Also, carrying a lip balm is a smart move. It’s good to regularly hydrate that pout.

 

  1. Eye Liner

If you’ve ever rubbed your eye only to realize you have liner or kohl on, you’ll definitely need this one!mac_sku_M1G601_640x600_0

 

  1. Lotion

If nothing else, load up on a tube of hand cream for flawless and pretty hands whenever you want.strawberry-hand-cream_l

 

  1. Clips & Bands

It is a smart move to arm your bag with a few pins and an extra hair tie, especially during the summers.bobby pins

 

  1. Hand Sanitizer

Not trying to be Adrian Monk, but you press lift buttons touched by you don’t know whom, grab railings grabbed by hundreds, and you obviously weren’t the first to ‘pull’ or ‘push’ that door. Still need more reasons?hand sanitizer

 

  1. Wipes or Tissues

While wipes are great at covering up oily spots and refreshing your face, a small pack of tissues can go a long way in wiping off spilled food, smudged make up and what not.wet-wipes-tip-5

 

  1. Comb

Avoid looking like Medusa after an auto-rickshaw ride or to simply untangle your knots.wooden-comb1

 

  1. Mint

Not saying you have Funyun breath; and these mints will make sure that you never do. Let’s not have people guessing our previous meal. *shudders*mint box

 

  1. Sunglasses

No, not an extra one of course! Just a pair of comfortable, matching or your favorite ones should do. Unless you want a tanned cornea.img_art_DIOR_TECHNOLOGIC_RHL_83 sunglasses

 

  1. Notepad & Pen

Yes, I know about your smartphone’s notes/memo feature, but batteries die and sometimes it’s easier to scribble than tap.Notepad-and_pen_sets_orange

 

  1. Perfume

Freshening up your face is great but all those tiring hours throughout the day are bound to give you the sweats. So carry a small bottle of your favorite perfume or attar always to instantly to refresh your aura.3_perf_large

 

And some cash, of course.