Summer is here bringing with it a host of sweaty problems. Our expert reveals a few secrets that will leave you cool, fresh and fragrant. Hot humid summers make you long for something cool and fragrant. During this time, one is always searching for some magic solution to the perennial … Read more
Recipe Type: Side Cuisine: Thai Prep time: 15 mins Total time: 15 mins Serves: 2 With the crunchiness of peanuts and freshness of mint, this Thai salad is served on a bed of lettuce. Ingredients 200 grams raw mango, peeled and grated 30 grams onion, sliced 5 grams chopped red … Read more
Recipe Type: Drinks Cook time: 1 hour Total time: 1 hour Serves: 4 Falooda is a popular dessert not only in Mumbai (Bombay) where it is thought to have originated but also in the rest of the country. This chilled drink-dessert is the perfect way to cool off in the … Read more
Recipe Type: Drink A perfect cold drink or milkshake for hot summer and an easy alternative to filter coffee or extra hot Cappuccino. Typically it is served with whipped cream, chocolate ice-cream and chocolate syrup. Ingredients Milk 2 cups Instant coffee 1 tbsp, heaped Sugar 3-4 tbsp Water ¼ cup … Read more
Here are some pointers on how to not get arrested by the fashion police this Summer by Momina Sibtain. Colour coordination Just like the rule for denim on denim — big no-no, unless you get the contrast right — a fully coordinated outfit is tacky and boring. If you are … Read more
Women often struggle to find the best summer hairstyle. Rather than letting their hair get sweaty and having it cling to their necks, ladies many times prefer to wear their hair up to allow their faces and necks to stay cooler. Find the best up swept style, however, can lead to … Read more
Rounding up all the trends to be tried and tested during the scorching summer heat for men. Apparel When it comes to men’s clothing, fashion designer Adnan Pardesy says, “Men should be wearing light fabrics like pure cotton. Personally, I wear a lot of kurta pyjama and shalwar kameez. I believe men should … Read more
Taking care of yourself is a daily affair. It is part of that well-groomed look. In fact, beauty is not just a question of how you look, but how you feel and at no time is this more relevant than during the hot days of summer. Make-up and grooming both … Read more
Frozen cubes of watermelon juice, basil and camphor which acts as a toner. So the next time you come from outdoors just rub a frozen cube on your face and feel the freshness. Things you’ll need: 1/2 glass watermelon juice 4-5 basil leaves A pinch of camphor Method: Mix all … Read more
Is this the beginning of the return of the flare? Palazzo pants are a polarizing style: you either love them or you hate them. A trend with deep vintage roots, palazzo pants first appeared as a glamourous piece for old Hollywood stars in the 1930s, and then again as a hippie fashion staple in the 60s and 70s. Most recently, we’ve seen the light-weight, flowy style as a part of celebrities‘, reality stars‘, and models‘ summer ensembles.
Palazzo pants are easy to pull-on and go, provide balance and flatter wider thighs and hips, and create the illusion of a maxi skirt while keeping the freedom of pants intact. Because the pants are the epitome of high volume, however, they’re definitely statement-making, and are not always the most wearable. If you’re considering purchasing a pair of palazzo pants, the key to maximizing wearability is to consider the proportions of your outfit.
Think balance! If you follow the baggy pants + fitted top formula, you can’t go wrong. When in doubt, simply style your palazzos like a maxi skirt! The result is a look that’s both comfortable and cute. some styling tips for wearing Palazzo pants: Take care of the length.