Brands like Zara and H&M are really good. Sometimes it makes sense to mix and match.
Corporate dressing for the monsoon.
Coroporate women are wearing a lot of skirts Short Prom Dresses below the knee works this season. Sometimes, trousers look bad on Indian women. Also, some women wear lycra, with the buttons popping. So emphasis must be on the right size. Don't wear a size smaller than you are, thinking it makes you look smaller!
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Designer Nachiket Barve's collection 'The Golden Hour' transformed the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) ramp into the period just after dusk before the night claims the sky. The beautiful garments showcased by models bore colours that set the sky ablaze during this spectacle. 'My One Shoulder Prom Dresses on Sale is called the Golden Hour. When you see the theme of speed and you see the sky at the time just when the sun is set and just before its rising, its like a kaleidoscope of colour and its rapidly changing, every second. It's a show that nature puts on for us. So translating speed in that essence was the way I chose to put it,' Nachiket told reporters here. The line that brought a riot of colours to the ramp brought forward silhouettes that were ethnic with a sense of the contemporary context. It included kurtas, kaftan gowns, draped dresses, saris and skirts in a colour palette that included burgundy, plum, pink, gold, crimson, black and scarlet. Fabrics like chiffon, georgette, crepe, silk and tussar were used. Nachiket's collection that was sponsored by logistics provider, DHL was a treat to the eyes owing to the simplicity of design and beauty of the colours used. The show, also Sexy Prom Dresses on Sale collections by two other designers - Little Shilpa and Swapnil Shinde. While Shilpa's collection was futuristic, Swapnil presented a line based on the speed of air waves. Published by HT Syndication with permission from Indo-Asian News Service.
A walk into the lanes of Old City, one can witness men and children with namaaz ki topi, which is one essential accessory for Muslims during Ramzan. They are a "must buy" and come in different varieties and colours. From cotton to nylon to woollen, these caps are imported from different parts of the country and a few even from Indonesia and China. The most popular ones are the nylon caps from Indonesia, as they are said to be very comfortable. The prices range from '50 to '300. Upon serious bargaining, one can buy this cap for even '20. Mohammad Ayaz of Madina Bag Works, a store which sells caps says, "There is huge demand for these caps during Ramzna and we sell around 300-350 everyday. We usually fix the rate at '50, but then end up selling them at '20 or '25."
The most common attire of men during Ramzan is Pathan suit, Strapless Prom Dresses on Sale ki topi and rumaal. Rumaal, a scarf, is usually hung around the shoulder while praying. These scarfs are also in great demand and come in a lot of varieties and patterns. They are imported from Mumbai and Lucknow. They are priced anywhere between '100 and '350 and with bargaining techniques will fetch you a scarf at just '50. If the shopkeeper is not convinced with your bargaining, just walk away and he will surely call you back and give it you at your price. According to Mohammad Ayaz, their store sells about 70-80 scarfs everyday.