3 ‘must-try’ classic hairfashion statements

Cutting or colouring your hair often, may not be feasible but you can surely change the way you look with stylish hair accessories. Even if you stock up just 3 of them, invest only in the best!hair

Here’s how to look wow with them effortlessly:

1# Bow clip- If you have to bank on a single hair accessory to change your look, vouch for a bow clip.

DIY: Push your hair over to one shoulder and simply clip on this hair accessory on the other side, to pretty up your side-profile and how.

2# Bobbing pin – These basic hair pins have gone a notch higher now with fashion colours and metallic hues.
DIY: For a party look, simply make a deep side parting and clip on a few golden bobbing pins in a row to nail this chic, trendy look. It flatters every face shape with a ‘cute girl’ feel.

3# Floral hair band- will help to rope in the pretty and the boho-chic elements together.

DIY: Wear a chain of rosettes like a tiara or a band around your head. Leave the rest of your hair open, a bit scrunched and messy with a subtle middle parting.

-Sayanti Banerjee

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How to choose your shoes…

You might have the right makeup, hair and outfit on, but the footwear you wish to wear, can make or break the look. In order to put your best foot forward, you need to match the style of shoes with your attire and here’s how to do it:

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Shoes to choose

1# Ballerinas: These pretty shoes grace your feet beautifully. Sans heels, they are comfortable for walking around or running as well. You can opt for floral prints or graphic motifs to upgrade the fashion quotient of your casual wear.

2# Wedges: These heels are high on comfort but well-heeled for style. Balancing it out literally, you can wear this style of footwear for work as well as an outing.

3# Peep-toes: This style of footwear is for the girl with pedicured feet. As a part of ultra-chic grooming, your nail paint would need to complement the colours of your outfit.

4# Boots: Edgy, funky and fun is how you would want to style yourself, once you get into boots. As the length increases from ankle length to calf-high styles, you bring on the persona of the boho-chic, Texas cowboy girl. It’s grungy all the way!

5# Stilettos: Classy and red-carpet poise is what you can spell with these sleek heels. They make the legs appear visually lengthened as you step into them and walk in style. Perfect party wear to boost your glam quotient.

-Sayanti Banerjee
Photo credit: Yogita Verma

Bag it right!

A girl carries her world in her bag. So you cannot separate the two. Living up to this statement that holds true in my life as well, I decided to pick up a bag from Baggit’s A/W collection 2015!all

I completely agree with their philosophy that — ‘no one can be a better you than you!’
So this golden sling bag from the second edition of “Play the Life Game” Campaign is my latest find!

Here’s why it is simply ‘WoW’:

#The matte gold colour and smooth texture makes for a chic, classy style statement. I can carry it for a party beyond work or a casual outing. Perfect for a Friday!

# It is spacious and looks smart at the same time. I can fit in whatever I need from day to evening.

# As a versatile accessory, I can pair it with any kind of outfit be it a skirt and top, dress or denims. Also, It complements prints, bling and solid colours effortlessly.

A must-have for a WoW girl!

-Sayanti Banerjee
Photo credit: Yogita Verma

5 WoW ways to Accessorize…

If you have been shopping for clothes mostly, try picking up different accessories for a change. By mixing and matching a few of them, you can wear the same outfit differently. I felt WoW picking 5 pieces from Accessorize to redefine my look in the red floral printed dress.
Here’s how to do it in style:

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1# Dare to wear a floral tiara: With this ultra feminine hair accessory you can  make heads turn at a brunch…

2# Swing along a sling bag: A purse with a cute motif can complement your casual chic style effortlessly. Choose the one you like to carry for some quirky fun element.

3# Throw on your sunglasses: While you need to protect your eyes from the UV rays of the sun, sport the one that frames your face well. A sexy pair of aviators can boost your glam quotient instantly.

4 # All ears for cuffs: If you wish to go subtle with your style, try ear cuff that graces a single ear lobe. Push your hair on the other side, over your shoulder and flaunt a celeb-style, side profile?

5 # Neckpiece to match: You can dress up your look effortlessly with a nice neck piece that sits pretty gracing your collarbone. It would spell classic for an evening date!

-Sayanti Banerjee

Redefine Monday Blues…

Redefine Monday blues with denims. It is the coolest thing to do and you can mix and match different shades and textures, to perfect your look. It is casual chic yet street smart. You can wear it to work as well, for a de-stressed feel and be wow right from the first day of the week!Grazia

Here’s how to make it work @work:

# Double denims can make a fashion statement of their own.

#Make sure to iron out all the creases for a sleek finish. It will help to upgrade your style quotient effortlessly.

#Go easy with accessories and just throw on a watch if you like.

#Keep the makeup toned down with a dash of colour on the pout only.

# Blow-dry your hair for that ‘rich girl’ look which is trending now.

-Sayanti Banerjee

For Weekend Breakfast Plan…

It is Friday already and if you are putting your weekend planner together, here is a Wow breakfast place to try…
Head right after your morning workout session for a healthy, south Indian buffet at Tuskers Sofitel, Mumbai, BKC. The pure vegetarian spread will leave you spoilt for choice, so here’s what you must indulge in:

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1. Sip onto your Filter coffee served in the traditional cups as you enjoy the view through the huge glass windows.

2. Try multi-grain dosas dipping into the delicious Thanjavur sambar
3. Save up your appetite for Sevai coconut upma and Parippu vara while you taste the rest from the exotic platter.

It is from 7 to 11 a.m, so make sure you wake up early and make the most of the sumptuous spread!

-Sayanti Banerjee
Photo credit: Yogita Verma
Venue: Sofitel Mumbai BKC

Coffee Time Post Work>>>

A workday can end with some brewing coffee… with friends or the special one? All you need to do is transform your workday look with a few quick fixes before you head to a cool café. to office 1 dress up @cafe
Here’s how to do make it WoW:

# Separates always work best, so choose a smart skirt and a sassy blouse for office. Prints teamed with solids, always look smart.

#Dress up your look with a statement neckpiece and keep the rest minimal as far as accessories are concerned. Make sure that you have a great pair of shoes to make you feel comfortable all through the day.

#For makeup, keep the pout bright with a pop shade of pink may be if you like that lip colour as much as I do.

And you are good to go for a fun Tuesday evening in no time….

-Sayanti Banerjee

Photo credit: Yogita Verma
Venue: Sofitel Mumbai BKC