June 2012 archive

Heath & Fitness : Stay healthy with Watermelon

Summer is here and so is the dehydration in the body due to heat & perspiration. All one look forward to is coolness in every aspect. Summer is popular for many fruits out of which not all are equally great in taste as well as rich in nutritional value. Watermelon is one fruit that has surely found a place on top which people love to eat  in summer.

Do you love eating watermelons ? I simply do.

Talking about benefits of this fruit, one post is not enough.  They are good for heart as well as great food for weight control.
Let’s get to know it better.

Reasons why we should consume watermelons.

  1. Low in calories and best to reduce weight.
  2. Highly hydrates your body.
  3. Highly rich in antioxidants.
  4. B vitamins are great source of energy and they help you keep energetic.
  5. Source of vitamins C, A, B6 and B1.
  6. It improves defense system of body and keep you healthy and less prone to allergies.
  7. Source of the carotenoid lycopene, which may help reduce the risk of prostate and other cancers.
  8. Contains amino acids which maintains blood flow and keep arteries in good state.
  9. Lycopene and vitamin A  in it is perfect for our vision.

You can eat this fruit in many ways like salad, juice, soup, salsa or dessert. It taste great in all forms.
It is definitely one of the best fruit that is very high in nutrition and easily available in market.
So friends, this summer let’s eat them and move towards a healthy lifestyle.

Hope you find this article helpful.
Don’t forget to let me know your views by leaving a comment.

Coral Power : Summer cotton jacket & Boyfriend jeans

I had a really hectic weekend with not much time to relax. I am really looking forward for my vacation which will probably be in Vegas with my husband. Let’s see when I actually go there but it is going to be my dream vacation.
Coming to my weekend #whatiwore outfit, I choose CORAL power.
I bought this cotton coral jacket this summer and I just  love wearing it. I paired it up with simple white and gray striped t-shirt and matching coral ballerina. Boyfriend jeans added required contrast to the complete outfit.

Hope you enjoy this style.

Coral jacket – The Bay
Boyfriend jeans – Blue notes
Ballerina – Ardene
Clutch – Aldo
Accessories – Aldo

Have a great week ahead.


Dressed Up : Pleated black skirt

Pleated skirts are one of my favorite casual pickup. They are so elegant yet very simple to style. Do read my previous blog post on pleated skirt here

Here are my quick  styles for this pleated skirt. Hope you all like it.

PLEATED SKIRT ~ OUTFIT STYLE #1  This look can be picked up for night-out.

PLEATED SKIRT ~ OUTFIT STYLE #2  This look is best for casual meetings.

PLEATED SKIRT ~ OUTFIT STYLE #3  This look is for going out with friends  specially shopping.

PLEATED SKIRT ~ OUTFIT STYLE #4  This look is best for office and formal meetings.

Share your feedback on the same.

Passage to India Look 2 : Peacock blue kurti & Printed churidar

Hi everyone,

So I am back with Look 2 from my Passage to India series (Checkout Look 1 here).
My husband has a personal view that I compliment Indian outfit much better than western, so here is  my second look in Indian outfits.

Coming back to outfit, I simply love this beautiful Nehru collar kurti with little embroidery and touch of green. I used mint green nail paint and mint green ring to bring instant summer look. Don’t you think Indian dresses are very pretty and traditional. It is elegant yet chick. Hope you all enjoyed my attempt.

People seldom notice old clothes if you wear a big smile.  ~Lee Mildon

Above quote totally justify my look in this old collection of dress. Indian kurti & churidar is one of the best casual form of dressing that exists in India, Pakistan and in Middle East. Designers use embroidary  &  lace to generate most of the  fashionable addition in these Indian wears.

Feel free to share your perspective by your comments

Kurti – Indian local shop
Churidaar  & Dupatta – Shoppers Stop
Pumps –  Suzy  used here
Ring – Bitter sweet
Nail paint – Sally Hansen(Mint Sorbet)

Hope you all have lovely weekday ahead.

Dressed Up : Printed Pants

Here are my few attempts to style printed pants brought from H&M long back.

PRINTED PANTS ~ OUTFIT STYLE #1  Mixing printed pants with contrast shade of blue

PRINTED PANTS ~ OUTFIT STYLE #2  Mixing printed pants with casual blazer

PRINTED PANTS ~ OUTFIT STYLE #3   Mixing printed pants with printed blouse

PRINTED PANTS ~ OUTFIT STYLE #4   Mixing printed pants with matching Caftan top

Multicolour & Multistrap : Striped Maxi dress & Thong zip sandle

Hi everyone,

Hope you all are having wonderful weekend. I had a very stress free weekend with long walks near Harbour front lake shore. As you all know, I have recently shifted to CN Tower facing new condo so fun is double-folded.

Coming to my weekend outfit, I choose to wear my multicoloured striped ‘Maxi’ dress. Summer are perfect time to explore and try multicoloured dresses. It is so chic yet highly comfortable. Denim jacket is something which I simply love to wear, it just fits the bill everytime.

Maxi Dress – Suzyshier
Thong zip sandal – Suzyshier
Wallet bag – Aldo
Denim Jacket – Used here
Earring – Suzyshier

Enjoy your weekend and surely try Maxi dress for casual evenings.

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