Featured in “The Hindu”

Featured in “The Hindu”

 

Hello Divas!
I am excited to share with you that my interview got featured in the Monday edition of “The Hindu”. Yes, the copy of the print version of 19 Feb 2018 has your Curvy Diva Chic, as herself, Aakanksha Luthra in it!
All this time of writing articles lead to one thing I had never thought would happen: being written about, and that too in the most respected newspapers of this country! I feel honoured, happy, excited and thankful.
I remember calling my father up as soon as I got off the phone with Sunalini Matthew, sharing with him the news, “Dad! I think I am gonna be in The Hindu.” Dad initially thought I am going to write for the newspaper, he congratulated me. Later I explained how I was interviewed today and will be featured soon.
Yesterday, we were descending the stairs and he asked me “So, when is this article going to be out?” I just said “I don’t know, maybe this week, or on Woman’s Day. I will confirm with Sunalini today.” I got excited about the fact that I am going to be featured, that I completely forgot to ask when it is going to be published! I just mailed Sunalini and asking about the publishing date, and she immediately responded with “Today!”.
I was still at the office, she was kind enough to send me the online link and the PDF of the page. It was my celebrity moment and I feel amazing.
Well, none of this would have happened without your support and love. Cheers to you guys!!!
For those who wish to read the online version of this article, may click the link here.


Until Next Time,
XOXO
A.L. 🙂

The HiFi-ves: Five Jumpsuits To Kill For This Winter Season

The HiFi-ves: Five Jumpsuits To Kill For This Winter Season

Hello Divas!

How have my lovely ladies been? I am so sorry I haven’t posted anything in a while, but I promise for making it up to you. So a quick catch-up before I proceed with the blog. I had an amazing Diwali. It was quiet, eco-friendly, and serene affair. No pollution. My baby Shit-Zu, Snoopy agrees with me. Hope you had a great Diwali too. I recently attended a few wedding events, the pictures of which I have uploaded on my Instagram. So do check them out and comment how did you find them! 🙂

With the winter season just in, so is the season to show the best of what the winter fashion has to offer. I feel so lucky to be Indian, for one of the many reasons is the different seasons to enjoy. For different seasons mean different set of wardrobes to flaunt, and I am loving what winter have to offer to me this year.

Well I have some personal favorite jumpsuits I would definitely recommend this season, and here are the outfits I personally loved at StalkBuyLove.

5. Centaur Jumpsuit: Well this one reminds me of Halle Berry in Catwoman, the sexy, sassy woman she is. If you are looking for something that is a less skin revealing, but flaunts the wild you at the same time, this is the outfit for you! 🙂

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4. Hestons Jumpsuit: I seem to have developed a thing for Olive colour this season, well the colour can seriously make you look really hot if dressed right. And this dress screams fashion you cannot say no to it. The best part is the smocking at the back which makes this jumpsuit really easy breezy to carry. Just throw in a blazer and you are ready to rule the world lady boss, with world under her sexy stilettos. 🙂

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3. Rea Jumpsuit: This one’s a sure bad-ass. Black blazer, black stilettos and voila! You have yourself a diva! Sweet surprise, it has pockets! 🙂

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2. Knox Jumpsuit: This one’s for the rebel in you and the fitness freak too. All the Kylie Jenner fans out there… This one’s for you. Just pair it up with white Zara Sneakers and you are good to go! 🙂

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1. Severin Maxi Playsuit: I am a Maxi lover, and I love playsuits too. Mostly because playsuits are way more easy to carry than a short dress, and gives you the look of a dress too. So this one’s surely a winner, its a blend of a maxi dress and a playsuit, gives off the feel of a long side slit, and effortlessly easy to carry. This one sure is a winner.

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So which Jumpsuit did you like the most? BTW, you should totally check out StalkBuyLove‘s latest winter collection. Do tell me in the comment box below. And do not forget to subscribe to my blog. Like share and keep spreading the love. 🙂

Until Next Time,

-XOXO-
Aakanksha Luthra 🙂

 

Dusty Shades of Rose

Dusty Shades of Rose

Hello Divas!
Hope my Ladies are doing great! With the Fall just in, the season calls for subtle and sophisticated blend of shades. What I fell in love with the most were the dusty shades of rose. I have had a thing for roses since I was a kid, and I remember we had a lawn full of the rose plants, with different shades. There was red, pink, and my favorite was the magenta and a bit dusty rose. Writing about it right now brings that breeze into my nostrils.
Anyway, I was amazed to find some real catches while scrolling through StalkBuyLove, and here are some of my favourite picks from the web-store.
1. HOUSTEN MAXI SKIRT: This one was a love at first sight. I love the colour, I adore the fall, this one’s a 10/10. The best part about it is that it’s a high-rise waist, so it is ideal to hide your problem areas. Pair it up with a frilled crop top and some sexy black stilettos and you own the party!

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Houston Maxi Skirt by StalkBuyLove
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Houston Maxi Skirt: Styling Ideas

2. ROSE TIER TOP: I am in love with the design. From cold shoulder to the frilly details to the lacy ends, the rose tier top has everything that lakes it an ideal catch. This one without doubt is the whole package. Pair it up with a high rise pencil skirt and flaunt yourself!

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Rose Tier Top Styling Ideas
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Love the Details

3. ROSE THINLES TOP: Why go with the colour when you can have roses printed on your dress? The print on this crop top so reminded me of Adele’s Dolce Gabanna Dress in the video of “Send My Love” from her recently released album 25. The colour is subtle, the material is soft and breezy and it’s perfect for the any occasion when paired right.

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Effortlessly Chic
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Rose Thinles Top: Pretty Please Me

4. FLAMINI CULOTTES: If you are into experimenting with fashion and are looking for something edgy, Flamini Culottes. Shaped like a peeping bud, flaunt those legs in these dusty rose pants and steal the show. Pair it up with your best stilettos and a subtle colour of top, and be the heart throb you are!

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Pair with Subtle shades
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Love the Peeping Bud Details

5. ROSE MYKONOS JUMPSUIT: The one reason I adore the concept of jumpsuits the most is that it saves the efforts of “pairing the stuff”. And if the jumpsuit is something as sexy as this one, it’s a bingo! For those high end business meets and dress to impress events, this is one effortlessly trendy piece and a must have for your wardrobe.

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Rose Mykonos Jumpsuit
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Why Pair When You have Jumpsuits!

 

 

Image courtesy: StalkBuyLove

The past blog post was quite an experience for me. I am overwhelmed with the response I received from you lovely ladies. This encourages me to work harder. So thank you so much for being the darlings you all are and taking your time out and reading my blog posts.
The pre-fall was all about off shoulders and cold shoulders, and I was happy to discover how charming they look on any and every body type, especially mine 🙂 So if you are full figured and wand want to add jazz to your looks, try cold shoulders, you might amaze yourselves too! 🙂
Off shoulders are still in, and one of my friends who visited Singapore recently shared what a rage they were there. Well that kind of overwhelms my newly found love and respect for off shoulders. The one thing I have learned from the past shoot is that you can really, really surprise yourself in the most unexpected circumstances.
So ladies, go experiment with stuff you always wanted to do. Try that outfit you feel reluctant about, maybe you discover something amazing. And do share your experiences in the comment box below.
Like share and comment on this post. Your feedback helps me write better for you all. So do share your experience with this blog. Until next time!

-XOXO-
A.L. 🙂

Style up ideas: Five Closet Essentials for Summer 2016

Style up ideas: Five Closet Essentials for Summer 2016

Hello Divas! Hope you all are doing great!
As summer has brightened, so has the desire to have a perfect summer collection. Lucky for us, this season is all about colours, and colors are what we love! Although there are millions of ways to style up and unleash your inner diva, I have summed up the five closet essentials of Summer 2016.

Here are the 5 closet essentials for summer 2016:
1. Scarves: Always carry a scarf before you go out in the sun. Scarves not only protect your skin from the scorching heat, but also styles up your outfit. Play with the colors, go chic with the beautiful designs. So for those road trips you take, just wear your shades, throw on your sexy scarf over your favourite tank top and denim shorts, and you are good to go!

 

 

 

Scarves are an instant hack to your overall look
Scarves are an instant hack to boost your overall look!

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2. Dresses: The best thing about dresses is that you don’t have to spend a lot of time deciding on how to pair two pieces of clothing. It’s the most time saving piece of fashion. And above everything else, they are oh-so-comfortable. Plus they look cute! You may pair them with your favorite heels, or simple flipflops, or follow the latest trend and wear them with heels. So go ahead and get yourself that dress you always wanted to wear. Dresses are a strict closet essential for summer2016.

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3. Denim: You can never go wrong with denim. As they say, when in doubt, wear denim. Denims are a rage this season. Not only because they are super comfortable, but also because they are not available in super sexy forms. Go rugged, denim on denim,  denim on dress, denim on short or anything your style sense asks you to do.So what is it for you this summer? Denim Shorts, or shrugs or shirts, or simple jackets?

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4. Swimwear: With great summer, comes the fab swimming season. This is that time of the year where you can flaunt your curves with the perfect swim wear. Be it a two piece or a body suite that you might want to embrace this summer, Thanks to the growing fashion industry, we now have the sexiest range of swimwear and beachwear. You may even pair your bikini tops with shirts and shrugs. Happy tanning!

5.Skirts: There cannot be anything more feminine than a perfect pair of skirt. Do some wild experiments and go crazy with the mix and match. You can never go wrong with a red lipstick, to complete your look. Long, short or medium, you may never go wrong with skirts. Long, short, mid-length, choose your length, build up your style and bam we have a diva!

 

The idea is to have fun while experimenting with your looks. The only rule for Fashion 2016 is that there are no rules. And if you need any help with shopping, you may always ping me here. Just follow your heart, do what you like, wear what makes you feel sexy, feel awesome. Wear your best smile, and spray some inner confidence, and you are good to go! And if you need any help with, A.L.’s right here for you!
–XOXO-

Palazzos- For the Pretty Woman in You!

Palazzos are a blessing to all body type. As a plus size blogger and personal stylist, I have been asked innumerable times about a quick hack to a chic, go-to pair of trousers for women that are easy to carry and look gorgeous at the same time. I couldn’t be surer about anything other than Palazzos. They not only cover the problem areas (in my case, stomach and thighs) but also add that awe-inspiring charm to your overall clothing. I recently checked out Stalk Buy Love’s collection of Palazzos and they are oh-so-awesome I-want-them-all –inspiring.

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They say fashion has the power turn you into an elegant diva. Who can forget the epic breath-taking scene from the movie “Pretty Woman” when Julia Roberts enters the store where she was refused shopping initially? Didn’t the prettiest woman look like a goddess in those beautiful dresses? I especially loved her look in the Palazzo pants she wore while strolling down the street. God what a head turning, awe-inspiring Diva she looked! #AweStruck

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Fashion is the most powerful art there is. It is a game changer. It empowers you, strengthens your self-esteem, and for a world as visual as ours, it shows them out there who we are and what do we stand for. I hadn’t felt so confident about myself (especially the looks part), until I started investing into fashion. Those with mouths are bound to speak. But the mouths speak considerably more for the plus size people. It ain’t easy living a plus-size in a skinny world. But with the right clothing, the confidence up your sleeve and a heart throbbing smile, one can be as invincible as they want to be.

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Palazzos, if worn right, can be worn by all body types. It is an instant Diva hack. We all have one problem area we’d like to hide. With palazzos, you may not only hide those problem areas below waist, but also flaunt the long never ending legs you always wanted to.

If you are planning for online shopping for Palazzos and trousers for women, Stalk Buy Love is a one stop destination for you to get everything under one roof. Not only their designs are impeccable, also is the quality and feel of the clothing. So go chic, feel sexy and wear whatever you want to, for you are one unique creation the world is looking for.

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Drop me a hi if you need any help with personal styling. And if you need any help in online shopping for Palazzo pants and other trousers for women from Stalk Buy Love, do try their chat option. They reply typically within minutes and trust me, they do read your mind once you explain them what you are looking for. Happy shopping! J

 

-XOXO-
A.L. J

 

 

Blue Is Beautiful

 

Blazers for women
Blaze it Up!

Come along now, let’s go get you sorted.
An 80 year old and surprisingly fit and agile grandfather was heard saying the same to a beautiful young woman of 25 accompanying him, namely his granddaughter.
No grandpa let’s not get those blazers, let’s look for some more tees instead.
The young woman was all determination as she plonked herself beside her grandfather in front of the computer in the den. She was all of 25, soon to be attending a foreign university for higher studies. Her grandfather had taken it upon himself to shop online for his beloved granddaughter a month in advance. The granddaughter thought about her sartorial needs and zeroed in on casual more than anything else while her grandpa agreed to all her desires but insisted on only one blazer.
You never know when you’ll need it was his constant refrain. And despite his granddaughter’s refusal to get the same old fashioned blazer for herself, he had dragged her along to the computer and now sat transfixed at the blue blazer collection from Stalk Buy Love. He zeroed in on two particular favorites:

  1. Royal Blue Love Blazer- This blazer caught grandpa’s fancy on account of its lovely color, sober cuts and amazing presence.
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  1. Lineage Blazer- This attracted grandpa on account of its street smart and lighter hue and of course, its simplistic yet supremely elegant design. Also, given account of the material, as it is pure linen, it’s perfect for summers.
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He finally zeroed in on the first one for his granddaughter who left a month later for higher studies abroad. Little did she know that a forced online shopping sojourn on Stalk Buy Love would prove so handy when she was selected to present a prestigious paper at a conference of scholars by her university and the dress code clearly read Blazers for Women Speakers. She earned immense praise for her paper and the rest, of course, is history.
May you be blessed with Grandpa’s foresight and use the opportunity to snap up some attractive blazers from Stalk Buy Love.

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