Deepshikha Talwar

Fashion Designer & Stylist

12 Essential Things Every Women Should Have In Her Bag

Dimonds are girl`s best friend but certainly our handbag is like our another real best friend because it comes with us everywhere and it also holds all of our secrets. Whether you like keeping it light and simple, or you believe in keeping half the house, there are 12 essential things every woman should have in her bag all times. Let’s take a look at these must-haves so that you can be ready for anything, which life throws your way.

1. Hand Sanitizer : 

Hand sanitizer is one of things every woman should have in her bag because it protect you and. When you meet someone new or Every now and then if you sneeze.For these and so many other reasons, you should have hand sanitizer in your bag.

hand sanitizer

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2. Safety Pins :

When your blouse is missing a button, it is the perfect excuse to buy another blouse. However, it is the middle of the day and your blouse is missing a button you are still at work, what do you use for the next some hours? In this situation, safety pin will be the rescue method you need.

safety pin

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3. Small Perfume Bottle : 

Keep those small sample perfume bottles that you get as “gift with purchase” in your bag.  Also, don’t forget to treat your bag to a few spritzes so that your bag keeps smelling great just like you.

mini perfumes

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4. Makeup Pouch : 

Keep a cute and small makeup pouch. This pouch can be loaded with your neutral lipsticks, mascara, eyeliner, oil blotting paper, lip gloss, makeup compact, mirror etc. this will help you to do touch-ups on the go.

make up kit

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5. Sanitary Product : 

People say that you should never open a woman’s purse without her permission. The reason is that most women often carry extra sanitary napkins or tampons around to deal with any unexpected “surprises”. Infact now in markets special pee solutions available for women. you can find one at 24*7 stores. They may not always be available when you need. So it is better to prepare it in advance rather than you meet a nasty situation to deal with later.

sanitary napkins

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6. Sun Protection : 

The UV rays of the sun are harmful for our eyes so we need an ultimate tool of protecting them such as the sunglasses. You can also carry an umbrella, or a scarf to protect yourself from the rays that cause damage, darkness or dullness. Also with scarves you can play with different looks same day as per situation.

scarves & sunglasses

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7. Pepper Spray :

All girls need to carry some forms of protection, and pepper spray are the best option. They are very effective in dealing with bad guys in their tracks. Therefore, pepper spray is one of the most important things every woman should have in her bag.

pepper spray

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8. Post It And A Pen :

It’s not possible to jot down everything on the phone.  If you just want to make a list, take down a phone number, or want to remember something useful, jot it down on the post it notes that will be really heplfull and you should always carry them.

post it n pen

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9. Phone Power Bank :

This should go without saying, but many a time have we found ourselves out after work only to look down and see that our battery is already down to 2-3%. When going alone in cab, or out, travelling you don`t have to find a power socket, neither you have to wait at one place for charging your phone when you have the revolutionary Power bank. Besides, it will be a crime if  girl cant get her selfie click just because of dead phone.

power bank

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10. Wallet :

Every woman would carry wallet in her bag. Wallet is mainly use for your debit/credit cards, loyalty points shopping cards and cash. If you don`t use these wallets & dump your plastic & paper money in your big handbang, its get extremely irritating to find the. Not only this they spoil the condition of paper currency. So always use such wallets with your handbag.

wallet

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11. Pocket Tissue Packs :

There is nothing more attractive about a women than hygiene, which is why it’s important to maintain cleanliness and keep up your appearance! One thing that can help with that is a small pack of tissues that you can stick in your bag.

pocket tissue

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12. Mouth Freshener :

Keep a pack of tic tac, gum, or any mouth freshener that could give your breath much-needed freshness. Bad breath is a major put off.  Also, after a meal, you would not want your friends to guess what you had. Besides specially on weekends you never know how would you end up your night..wink!! Be prepared.

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6 Different Accessories For Different Dresses

vogue fashion jewelry

Accessories can make or break your look. When choosing fashion accessories to match your perfect outfit, You just have to take care of what type of neckline you are going to wear for your party time. It’s a big night and you want to make a big statement, but depends what you’re wearing.whether you choose to wear a jewelry or a not, make sure that you are putting the emphasis in the right place. Here are a few tips for accessorizing every dress :

1. Deep V — Pendant Necklace

A deep V provides the perfect frame for a longer pendant necklace. Just make sure the chain isn’t so long that the necklace gets lost in your cleavage!

diamond necklace

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2. Sweetheart — Short Statement Necklace

A sweetheart neckline is a great frame for a bold statement necklace. Just make sure it is a little on the shorter side so it draws the attention up to your face.

heart shape neckline

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3. Halter — Layered Bracelets

Halter dresses already have a lot going on up top so a large necklace or too-big earrings can crown your face and make the look feel busy. Instead, try giving your exposed arms a little attention by stacking some fun bracelets.

halter neck

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4. Tank — Ear Cuff and Layered Rings

There’s something super cool and casual about a good tank dress, but you don’t want to interrupt those loose flowing lines with a bunch of heavy jewelry. An ear cuff is great for drawing attention up towards your face.

ear cuff

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5. Crew Neck — Layered Necklaces

With your upper body all covered up, you need something to break up your look. Large statement necklaces can start to feel a little heavy, but layered necklaces allow more of the dress to show through, adding interest to your upper body without completely dominating your outfit.

boat neck

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6. Strapless – Statement Earrings

With exposed arms and an exposed chest, a bold pair of earrings is just what you need to bring attention up toward your face.

strapless

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7 Best Bras for Backless

Having a party and wearing a backless dress will always be awesome for women. Want to make your fashion style suits the mood, backless dress and cloths are in trend! But many a times you feel afraid of wearing them. Because if you wear backless dress, your bra will be exposed and its not fun anymore. So the first thing that you need to do is choosing the best bra for your backless dress without feeling awkward! And we are here to help you with 7 best bras you must have for having fun in all your backless dresses/tops.

1. Backless Bra : 

The backless bra has no back and is usually lightweight, and self supporting. It’s ideal for wearing under backless tops and dresses and of-the-shoulder numbers and the colours are often neutral or flesh colour, making them ideal to wear under sheer and low-cut clothing.

backless bra

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2. Halter Neck Bra : 

These bras have clasps on the straps, which attach at the back of the neck and also around the back. They cover about 75% of the breasts and are suitable to wear under many types of clothes including strapless tops, dresses and off the shoulder numbers.
halter neck bra

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3. Convertible Bra : 

It has straps which may be detached and rearranged in different ways depending on the outfit. Alternatives to regular straps for strapless bras are beaded bra straps or clear plastic bra straps that provide support and style.

convertible bra

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4. Bridal Corset :

A bridal corset mold and shape the upper body into a desired shape to fit the wedding dress. In addition to that, it promotes good posture and can be more comfortable as the weight of the breasts is carried by the whole corset rather than the brassiere’s shoulder straps.

bra corset

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5. Low-Back Bra :

Low-back bra offers great support and coverage to your chest. It is the best option for women with bigger bust. The promise low-back bra comes with strap that you can wrap in multiple ways: normal way, halter or cross-back.

Low-Back Bra

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6. U Plunge Backless Strapless Bra :

U plunge backless bra is must have bra for every trend savvy woman. It is adorned with attachable straps, u-shaped plunging neckline and contour cups with under-wire support.

plunge bra

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7. Stick on Bra Cups :

Stick on bra cups work best for women with small sized busts. There are two individual silicon stick on cups which can be used up to 5 times for subtle lift and protection.

Stick on Bra Cups

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6 Best Casual Hairstyles

Every girl dreams of having the perfect, most carefree hair to go along with her day, When you haven’t got an idea what to do with your hair, try one of these 6 simple hairstyles for causal day that can be done in just about 10 minutes and you will have a great look.  

1.  Short Hairstyle with Bangs & Headband: 

Think of all the popular 80’s movies and you will know what we mean. The fashion and beauty scene from the 80’s is back in fashion. In terms of hairstyles, curls, dramatic bangs, YES..!! bangs are in! So, ladies, unleash the playful side of your’s with a simple hair ornament. A black hairband which can be replaced with a glittery, embellished headgear will look really very nice on short hair.

short hairstyle

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2. Knotted Ponytails :

They are so chic yet so serious, they can blend right into a professional setting. The best part about these hairstyles is how practical they are. This gives you a simple way of holding your hair together, without losing out on the style quotient and going. the French braid way.

knotted hairstyle

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3. The Single Twist :

Take a section of hair from the left, pull it to the right, pin it. Then take a piece from the right and cross it over to the left. Tuck the hair under the piece of hair from the left. Pin it and you are DONE.

single twist hairstyle

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4. Pigtail Braids :

Go retro with some pigtail braids this summer! Part your hair right down the middle and start braiding each side right from the crown. This spunky look will have you feeling comfortable all day long.

pigtail hairstyle

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5. Fishtail :

This braided hairstyle rocks with a slept-in look, so pull out strands for a more textured look. But, this is only if you are in the mood for a classic, innocent fishtail look. Sport it with all the looks like casual, Anarkali and an Indo-western fusion outfit. 

fishtail hairstyle

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6. Casual Messed Up :

There is something insurmountable about nonchalant, casual hairstyles. Elegant yet fabulous messy hairstyles have already managed to attract attention. Casual hairstyles are meant to make us look cool and feel comfy. You can keep a half bun, or ponytail, or braid or top knot also for get this messy look.

half bun hairstyle

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IIfa Fashion Diaries 3

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After a very exciting evening at IIFA Rocks, Bollywood’s best dressed once again for the main awards night.

Priyanka Chopra in Schiaparelli

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She wore a simple Elsa Schiaparelli gown, completed it with Cartier jewels, a sleek-back low bun and a bold lip.

Nargis Fakhri in Namrata Joshipura

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Nargis Fakhri has always been one hot woman. Styled by Allia Al Rufai, the actress wore Namrata Joshipura gown. The gown was fitted and plunging neckline was showed off Nargi`s gorgeous figure.

Sonakshi Sinha in Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla

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Sonakshi Sinha picked an Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla for the main IIFA event Celebrity stylist Allia Al Rufai dolled her up with understated jewelry and glittery pumps from Christain Louboutin. With her hair done in a slick knot.

Deepika Padukone in Sabyasachi

deepika padukone

Wearing a Sabyasachi ensemble which was inspired by Spanish bull fighters, Deepika’s crop top, skirt and cape was something that dreams were made of.

Shilpa Shetty in Shantanu and Nikhil

shilpa shetty

Shilpa Shetty Kundra wearing a custom made cut out dress by Shantanu & Nikhil . The dress fits her like very well and she paired it with gold earrings.

Athiya Shetty in Rami Kadi

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Styled by Ami Patel, Athiya floated in a pale pink Rami Kadi gown. This gown featured a sheer neckline which extended into long sleeves. The intricate floral detailing is adding to the elegance of the outfit.

Aditi Rao Haydari in Shantanu and Nikhil

aditi rao hydari

Wearing an absolutely stunning dress from Shantanu & Nikhil, Aditi Rao Hydari attended the IIFA Awards. Celebrity stylist Sanam Ratansi accessorized her look with a gold headband and earrings from Outhouse.

Bipasha Basu in Abu jani sandeep khosla

bipasha basu

Bipasha Basu went the princess-y frills route. With the classic blue garment of Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla. She paired it up with the studs and looking fabulous.

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IIFA 2016 Fashion Diaries 2

IIFA 2016 Rocks on green carpet last night in Madrid.

Neha Dhupia

Neha Dhupia

Neha Dhupia in an all while jumpsuit from Marks & Spencer, a yellow long cape from Payal Khadwala and a black Bottega Veneta clutch. Neha’s look was a straight up 10 on 10 for us!

Deepika Padukone

deepika padukone

Styled by Shaleena Nathani in a Swapnil Shinde creation (look at that plunging neckline!) and with hair and makeup, courtesy Daniel Bauer looking uber cool and wild, Deepika really slayed it.

Richa Chadha

richa chaddha

Richa Chadha attending the IIFA Rocks with her new hair look. Celebrity stylist Anisha Gandhi dressed her up in a stylishly detailed dress from Philip Plein. She paired this dress with black pumps from Christain Louboutin.

Bipasha Basu & Karan SIngh Grover

bipasha basu & karan singh grover

Bipasha Basu Grover picked the desi look. Wearing a beautiful sari from Sabyasachi she looked nothing short of stunning. I love that celebrity stylist Shyamli Arora opted for a sari for her because she manages to carry this drape off with utmost grace and poise. And on the other hand Karan looks dashing & royal in jodhpurs. A must say well fitting suit makes you a gentleman.

Freida Pinto

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Styled by Tanya Ghavri, the actress made her debut on the carpet in a gorgeous Elie Saab front high slit gown. Accessories from Jewelry Bazaar and a tasseled clutch from SHO+CO, completed the outfit.

Aditi Rao Hydari

aditi rao hydari

Celebrity stylist Sanam Ratansi styled Aditi like a fairy stories princess. This strapless and intricately detailed ball gown by Saiid Kobeisy made the perfect picture with Aditi in it. She looked absolutely stunning in that beautifully constructed dress and it fit her impeccably. She accessorized her look with pearl studs earrings.

Sonakshi Sinha

sonakshi sinha

Styled by Allia Al Rufai in a Zara Umrigar metallic green number.

Athiya Shetty

athiya shetty

Athiya Shetty didn’t wear a gown, a dress, or anything flowy and big – she just kept it minimalistic and simple with a Rayane Bacha lavender number. Styled by Ami Patel and Sanjay Kumar Dauhaliya she looks fresh in this colour.

Nargis Fakhri

nargis fakhri

Styled by Allia Al Rufai. Nagris Fakhri picked a cleavage baring pantsuit by Monisha Jaising in a bright sky blue shade with gold applique on the sleeves inspired by a temple border. This outfit was a perfect balance of chic, sexy and minimalist aesthetic.

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IIFA 2016 Fashion Diaries – Day 1

IIFA 2016 has already begun, in the Spanish capital city of Madrid. The annual award ceremony is one of the highlights of the Indian film industry. The four-day affair i.e from June 23 to 26 will see several rocking performances by stars such as Mouni Roy, Hrithik Roshan and Sonakshi Sinha, among others. On the fashion front, IIFA has often been compared to the Indian version of the Oscars or Cannes, with celebs pulling out all the stops.

Day 1 –  Already saw stunning appearances by Deepika Padukone, Sarah Jane Dias, Shilpa Shetty and many more. So here we get Who Wore What at day 1 of IIFA 2016.

deepika padukone

Deepika Padukone rocked this cute and fun white mini dress summer lace at the IIFA 2016, which was a far cry from her red goddess avatar, but bang on the bohemian chic quotient. Special mention for those shoes!

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2. sarah jane diaz

Sarah Jane Dias looked like a vision in this white off-shoulder Tanieya Khanuja dress, that sculpts her body, high slits and interesting self-embroidery work, especially around the neckline.

source : indianexpress

3. dia mirza

Dia Mirza looks adorable chic in the this Aarti Vijay Gupta dress. Styled by Theia Tekchandaney.

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4. neha dhupia

Neha Dhupia looked retro chic and fierce in a black suit by H&M, which she paired with a white vest by Payal Khandwala. Throw in a pair of YSL pumps, a metallic clutch and some Swarovski jewels. The red lip shade and the curly side bob added a dramatic flair to her overall look.

source : indianexpress

5. sonakshi sinha

Sonakshi Sinha was dressed in a white confection by designers Rohit Gandhi & Rahul Khanna. Sinha kept her make-up minimal, doing her hair in two simple plaits.

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6. shilpa shetty

Stunning Shilpa Shetty Kundra was dressed for the IIFA 2016 press conference in a stunning Shivan and Narresh orange jumpsuit, and it was perfection.

source : indianexpress

7. bipasha basu

Actress Bipasha Basu decided to go on a shopping spree (according to one of her Instagram posts) while in Madrid for IIFA 2016, and she look oh-so-cute in this little lingerie-inspired number.

source : indianexpress

8. mauni roy

Actress Mouni Roy opted for a dress with interesting cuts and silhouettes. she will be performing at IIFA Rocks this year for experimenting with her look.

source : indianexpress

Huma Qureshi`s Chandni look

huma qureshi

You can never go wrong with this classic combination of gold and white, right?  Huma Qureshi looked super duper pretty in a Rimple and Harpreet Narula creation for Baba Siddique‘s Iftar party. Wearing an anarkali kurta with gold zardozi-work throughout and a sheer dupatta having embroidery running through the borders, she looked amazing. She paired this with a plain white lehenga to not overdo the look. she finished her look with diamond and gold danglers.

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5 Best Water Proof KAJALs for Monsoon 2016

maybelline kajal

Hi Girls!! Monsoon has already arrived in India. Don’t let the humid weather make you feel less fashionable. So, it’s time to make your eyes ready to suit the changing weather. Kajal was always a best friend of woman and it remain will be. It instantly beautifies your eyes. Its is one of the most important part of any make up. When you are all dolled up for a great day and rain ruins your kajal, your love for rain turns into hatred. No matter how good a rainy day may be, there are chances that it may wash out your kajal completely. What do you do then? Ladies, just keep calm, and check our list of 5 best water proof kajals to use this Monsoon.

1. MAC Smolder Eye Kohl

We all love a well defined look to our eyes, and we guarantee you that the MAC Smolder Eye Kohl does it best. In addition to being water and smudge proof, it gives that amazing effect to your eyes with its black matte finish. Priced at 1199/- INR

mac kajal

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2. Lakme Absolute Kohl Ultimate

This is a favorite among women who apply kajal regularly. This is waterproof & smudge proof. Creamy, soft, and easy to use. The kajal comes with a smudger tip and sharper attached on the ends of the kajal. Best for rainy days.     Priced at 800/- INR

lakme kajal

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3. Colorbar Glide Out Eye Pencil

The biggest guarantee of this eye pencil is the water proofing and smudge proofing. The intense color of this Kajal never fades due its high creamy formula. It move smoothly without breaking. Priced at Rs 450/- INR.

colorbar kajal

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4. Chambor Eye Tattoo Liner

Undoubtedly one of the best kajal for monsoon, a total water and smudge proof product is smooth as butter. It not only highlights the eyes but also adds a little shimmer to it. It is long last and comes in a good range of colors. Priced at Rs 325/- INR

chambor kajal

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5. Maybelline Colossal Kajal

Most recognizable due to its yellow packaging, the deep black pigments of this Kajal will give a long lasting effect. It is totally waterproof and also has a 12 hours long stay smudge free formula. . Priced at 175/- INR

maybelline kajal

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