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Basic-ally Breathtaking

“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”

Hello, everyone!

I’m back with another post. I know it’s been really long since I posted anything on the blog because I have been so occupied with a lot of things lately. The last month has been like a roller coaster of events. I hope your year has been eventful too.

This article features two of my basic shirts that I have paired differently, showing how basic apparels can be made breathtaking using the mentioned styling tips.

In the first outfit, I’m wearing a shirt as a shirt dress with my denim jacket, plain black socks and a bohemian necklace as a belt. While wearing a dress that doesn’t fit your body properly or is of a bigger size, don’t hesitate to go for belts.

For those of you girls who are into chunky accessories or have a nice collection of necklaces you feel you never get a chance to wear, this is your chance to be little experimental and show off your accessory collection. I loved how the necklace didn’t look out of place and was easy to carry around and adjust as well.

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In the second outfit, I’m wearing a shirt dress with a black belt, socks, boots and denim jacket. I’ve kept the first few buttons open to show my bralette’s design. Feel free to go for lace bralettes, chokers and quotation pendants. This shoot was done in the month of January when the weather was cold, hence the boots with the socks. My intention was to show how, instead of wearing thigh high boots with dresses and shorts on a daily basis which might look little over board, you can go for thigh high or normal length socks with your daily-wear boots or block/platform heels and save the money you’d have otherwise spent on the boots that you’d wear just once or twice in a year. But well, I guess it’s a little late for that fashion tip. 😛

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Photography by Eliza Anjum

OUTFIT DETAILS:

  • Shirt dress (Bought for Rs 250 from  Sarojini Nagar, Delhi)
  • Denim Jacket (Bought for Rs 250 from Sarojini Nagar, Delhi)
  • Check Shirt (Bought for Rs 200 from Sarojini Nagar, Delhi)
  • Sling bag (Bought for Rs 350 from Kamla Nagar Market)
  • Ring (My Instagram store @SimplyGorgoeus002)
  • Bohemian coin necklace (Amazon.in)
  • Black socks (Amazon.in)
  • Bralette (Amazon.in)
  • Boots from SSS

Anyway, the purpose of creating these two outfits was to show how your simple/basic clothing can be worn in a different style only if you remember to follow few styling tips. All it takes is a little effort to make your outfit more stylish, bring your confidence to a new level and look Simply Gorgeous.

I hope you liked the outfit and found the content useful.

Feel free to like and share the post.

Thank you for taking out time to go through the post!

With love and warmth,

Simran Bharti

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My Choker Collection on Instagram

“The true work of improving things is in the little achievements of the day, and that’s what you need to enjoy.”

Hey, lovelies!

I’ve come up with this new choker collection on my Instagram store. For those of you who do not follow me on Instagram, @SimplyGorgeous002 is my e-store on Instagram where I sell accessories that are both trending and affordable.

Following are few of the pictures from my new choker collection. I absolutely love this new trend of chokers and selling chokers is how I started my small scale business and earned money to buy a camera and start my own blog. So, yes not only am I thankful to this trend but I’m also obsessed with them. The best thing about chokers is that they are the kind of accessory that you can wear every day from college to special events. Other than the fact that they are not at all expensive, they are also available in so many colors and designs that you don’t even have to worry about the variety.

If you like any of these chokers, you can order them via Instagram. The chokers are only around 100 INR.

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I took these pictures from my mobile’s front camera and while taking them, I had absolutely no intention of writing an article about this new collection. However, the pictures came out so good that I couldn’t help sharing them with you guys.

Anyway, I hope you like them and the collection. Do share the pictures with me if you order any of these pieces. I’d love to see how you style these chokers.

With lots of love,

Simran Bharti

 

Crop Tops & Cardigans: Tips for dressing up for winter

Crop Tops & Cardigans: Tips for dressing up for winter

“Life is too short to wear boring clothes.”

Most girls think that it is difficult to look different and stylish every day during the winter season. It’s because they feel that there are fewer options available to experiment or because they think that if they decide to go for looking good, they might forget dressing up according to the season. However, that’s not how it is. This article, Crop Tops & Cardigans: Tips for dressing up for winter, is a short guide for all those girls who think winter wardrobe only includes sweatshirts, sweater and jackets.

The best thing that I find when it comes to dressing up for winters is layering. Because it’s cold outside, you can stop worrying about wearing just your sweater or a jacket. I would be happy to wear both. You can leave your hair open, wear accessories without worrying about the fact that they’ll be uncomfortable and there are so many options when it comes to accessorising. It’s not just the scarf but also the option for different types of caps that are available in the market, colourful socks that you can wear with your sandals, suspenders, collar pins, belts, cardigans, denim jackets with patchwork and a lot more.

In this outfit, I am wearing a black crop top with a denim skirt that I have paired up with these heeled oxford shoes by Knotty Derby. I have also styled the same outfit in a different way by wearing a caged bralette instead of the crop top, black thigh high socks and carrying a side handbag on which I have tied my black scarf. The pictures of that look have been added at the end of the article.

The aim of these two outfits was to show you the ways in which you can style your winter outfits. You must have a long good looking cardigan that you can wear when it’s not too cold outside. Pair it up with a belt around your waist, a scarf that you can also tie up with your handbag later and comfortable footwear like heeled oxfords or block heeled boots. The point is you can definitely experiment with your winter wardrobe instead of wearing the same sweatshirt or sweaters over and over again. Life is too short to wear boring clothes. So, go find something amazing in your wardrobe that you love and style it in your own way.

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In this one, my suspenders are clearly visible (which was not my intention) but it’s an easy way to make sure your outfit looks good without wearing belt, which can make your waist and you height, look short.

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This is the other way to style your outfit. Here I’m wearing a caged bralette instead of the crop top, black thigh high socksand carrying a side handbagon which I have tied my black scarf.

This is the other way to style your outfit. Here I'm wearing a caged bralette instead of the crop top, black thigh high socks and carrying a side handbag on which I have tied my black scarf.

Photography by Eliza Anjum

OUTFIT DETAILS:

  • Grey Cardigan (Bought for Rs. 150 from Sarojini Nagar Market)
  • Black Crop Top (Bought for Rs 300 from Big C Mall, Sarojini Naga )
  • Denim skirt (Amazon.in)
  • Owl Pendant (Bought for Rs 90 from nearby store in Insirapuram)
  • Heart Bracelet (Bought for Rs 150 from Spoyl App)
  • Caged bralette (Amazon.in)
  • Black Suspenders (Flipkart)
  • Scarf (Bought for Rs 100 from Sarojini Nagar Market)
  • Black Thigh High Socks (Amazon.in)
  • Black hangbag (Bought for Rs 350 from Karol Bagh)
  • Knotty Derby Heeled Oxford Shoes (Jabong)

If you liked the article, do share it with your friends and let them know about Simply Gorgeous Blog as well. Follow me on Instagram @prettylittlevirtuoso for more amazing stuff.

Thank you!

With love,

Simran Bharti