“Fashion is the Armor to survive the reality of everyday life.” – Bill Cunningham
Hey, there newbies, with a new wave, your life comes to different changes. To pass through those changes, we must be well prepared for them. One of the major transience is being introduced to glamour quotient or your newfound closet which didn’t matter before, for you were accustomed to uniforms and properly tied hair.Being a neophyte to this soirée of fashion and vogue, it may seem overwhelming sometime. However, to help you guys, here are few tips (especially for girls who are too lazy to put their mind in it)
1. BE COMFORTABLE
Someone who is comfortable in their own skin and what they are wearing is the most important element of styling. Just copying a superstar to look more stylish may turn into a faux pas. This is something significant, especially for metro travellers.
“Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally.” – Christian Louboutin
Heels may seem the most fascinating of all with all new college life. But if you are not really used to them, it may seem as if Satan is trying to kill you through your feet. So it is advisable to throw in some sneakers and you are good to go. However, if you are used to being all model, adhered to wearing heels then you can always opt for that. Further, avoid wearing the same footwear every day. Footwear completes your outfit and it may turn your look bit monotonous or sometimes a blunder. So go from heels to wedges to sneakers and whatever makes you happy.
3. WHITES AND BLACKS ARE EVERGREENS
With classes starting at 8 or 9 in the morning, it may seem lazy to even choose a proper outfit. Here come the saviours’ BLACKS AND WHITES. You can team up a white or black shirt with anything, from plain denim to shorts to pencil skirts to Pallazzo and what not. Not being limited to shirts, even Kurtis in the same colour tone remain always in vogue.
4. GO DENIM
Denim jackets are a must in a girl’s closet. Creating an outfit with a denim jacket is a no brainer for it is an all-rounder. With heavy junk jewellery and a black spaghetti, with dresses, and the one most iconic, with traditional Indian skirts making you as desi and as videsi at the same time.
5. ACCESSORIZE ACCESSORIZE AND ACCESSORIZE
The one thing that can always transform your look is accessories. Accessories can sometimes be the soul of your whole outfit when going plain, you can always throw in some rusted bangles or some traditional danglers or hoops. While going bold and an extravagant outfit, you can always opt for afghanis and the Indianized one. Junk jewellery is always a BIG YES. So, girls, it’s time to barge CP, Janpath, Sarojni and Lajpat Nagar.
6. LEOPARD TO FLOWERS, LETS GO JUNGLEE?
Print and patterns are THE talks of the glamour villa. With a person going from all zebra to all leopard, On the other hand, flaunting pretty lilies on little midis is all that fashion is revolving around. Why leave DU students behind? Let’s go Junglee.
7. ONE PIECES-THE ACE OF TODAY
From midis to jumpsuits, one piece is always on the go. With floral midis being the showstopper of the spring collection, jumpsuits are always fun to carry. Further with this scorching heatwave, midis and cotton jumpsuits are saviours.
8. THE ART OF MAKE-UP
Make up plays an important role, so always keep that mind. Splash some eyeshadows or be bold with Red lips. However don’t do it all at the same time, if you are going for smokey eyes then avoid bold lips and vice-versa. It is necessary to balance your make up with your look so as to avoid any faux pas.
“Fashion is like eating, you shouldn’t stick to the same menu.” – Kenzo
It is necessary to keep on experimenting with your outfit. Don’t limit yourself to same colours, same patterns. If only you could try something new, you will know what suits you the best. College is the time when you can turn your hair red or green or blue, you can go for leopard print to floral. From coral range to the dark range you can try it all. You can even go total Ranveer Singh (admiring how he pulls all the offbeat colours) because fashion is all about experimenting.
These are some of the tips that will surely get you through the Glamour quotient of DU. Maintaining your nails and skin, keeps it moisturized adds up to your look. The last but the most important thing to keep in mind is to accept your body. Once you are happy with your own self, a smile brings the best of a look. So keep smiling 🙂
GO, VOGUE GIRL!!!