Painting the wall red

One of the things to look for while planning a shoot is an apt location. This spot quickly became one of my favorites in Stavanger - this is where I started my shoots few years ago.. with greenery on one side, streets on the other and this red wall building on another. It is 200+ years old and the official residence of King of Norway in Stavanger. I love the rustic look. Quite cool, isn't it?
A simple location that caught my attention.. and colored walls are always attractive. Sharing some snippets from a shoot styling this simple look..

Jeans: Kraus Jeans Tube top: Bebe Choker: H&M Heels: DinSko Finger ring: Belleza
Location: Ledaal (Stavanger, Norway) Photography: Guillem Cheung

Chubby cheeks :)

Apparently, I am starting the blog this year with a post complaining about my weight for the very first time. 
Most of my life, I struggled being almost underweight. While, it didn't bother me much, I still remember my 20s, mom trying all kinds of food on me just to make me gain that-needed-bit of fat. Slowly, I got obsessed to have chubby cheeks for once in my life.  I have clear memory of how much of cashews, chocolates, ice creams, milkshakes I have gulped down extravagantly.  Nothing helped much.
I can see that it is all working on me now in my 30s.
Once you are in 30s, you don't need to worry - Whatever you eat or not, weight just follows you. Result: Mom is happy 😅

And me struggling to get into shape.
On another note, Corona virus has been declared as pandemic by World Health Organization (WHO). Our schools are shut down, and offices might be closed soon here in Norway. It's huge and it's happening. Don't panic, but be vigilant and stay safe, everyone! Keeping hea…

Polka and Neon love

While polka dots have been trending for a long time and will be in forever, I never thought I would love neons as much until I tried it a couple of years ago. Since my childhood, neon shades have been treated as such blocking colours, I didn't want to be an odd man out wearing them. And wearing them on a bright day can easily hurt the eyes of audience.  BUT.. one day or the other, you try what you got to try, isn't it? And a little bit of  colour blocking wouldn't hurt anyone either! 
So we did this shoot when I unusually had a chance to wear sleeveless dress in Stavanger. I wanted to keep it neon themed and chose to wear this light neon-pink polka dots dress that I got for my birthday few years ago. At the same time, didn't want to overload the neon, hence kept it simple with easy-going neon earrings and shoes styling with monochrome bag and jewellery. 
Now I see that I'm slowly incorporating these colours in my everyday style. Neons should become a must-have in a gi…

Happy Sankranthi/Pongal/Lohri

Happy New Year, people! Hope you all had a wonderful start of the year. Mine certainly did that locked me up for first 2weeks. Had a busy start of the year which has so far been so good. 
India has just celebrated one of the largest festivals during last week. Its called Sankranthi or Pongal or Lohri depending on the region you are from and is celebrated in most parts of South India. 

A festive week right after the New Year ending the cold days with celebration of welcoming Sun God and beginning of harvest season. Its a close to heart festival for farmers but it does is celebrated across India. Of course being away from India, we just welcomed snow on this part of the world and miss having bonfires, doing rangolis outside our homes. And festive fooood, how can anyone forget that. Though I wouldn't enjoy the 3rd day of this festival anymore as I reduced my meat intake now. Yes, the third day called Kanuma is dedicated to eating only meat :(
Coming to the outfit of the day, this is a v…

Indianizing Christmas Day outfit :)

Remember the blog post I wrote last year Indianizing St. Patricks Day outfit
You don't, do you?
Then sprint over to that post first.

Ok, now that I have your attention.. 

Please note that I am back to blogging.. as always. I now started calling myself as "Occasional blogger" after I realised that I can't be regular here anymore. Though I have been reading other blog posts quite regularly, but writing one has become so hard for me. So I hope I will let myself have this tag at-least. 

While I was chilling on this 5days long weekend break loading myself with sugar, I decided to do this Chrismassy post. It is a beautiful time of the year everywhere and what more than dedicating it with a red outfit!
This dress is one of my all time favorites and very special. Its a simple ready-made dress (which I stole from my sister 😬). The color and fitting instantly caught my eye and I love it more for the mesh fabric and dupatta. I paired it with antique colored jewellery and brown san…

Stealing Mom's sari

It's hard to come across an Indian female who has never worn a sari. I, myself haven't been much of a sari person, except for weddings where I am allowed to sit at place so I could hold it together :)
But when I do wear, I am totally in love with them. Especially the simple light weight saris in which I can just walk around like I want and not call mom every time for help. It's the getting-used-to-it thing. 

If I may say proudly, my mom loves me in saris. She wishes I wear them more frequently. She says they suit me better than other outfits.. she thinks they go well with my height or personality. Not sure how she relates them to it but insert *shy* emoji here. 

So when I asked mom if I can borrow this sari of hers, she was more than happy and welcomed me to own the sari with open hands. And I wore it on an Indian festival. 
I usually like the compact version of sari draping to keep it in tact. My mom's blouse doesn't fit me, so here I paired it with a crop top of my l…

Polka Dots Please

I love how Polka Dots are so versatile. You don't need to wait for a season to wear them or in fact wait for any occasion. I've got enough of my polka dots outfits and I love all of them. Especially this blazer.. I was bit skeptical when I bought this if it looks too formal and works well only as formals. But let me tell you. This will go with anything and everything.. for a work meeting with formal trousers and shirts, at the same time you can wear for a family dinner or carry it as a warmer for a cocktail party when you feel chills with your drinks. Or for a girls casual day-out wearing with a simple jeans and t-shirt like this one. 
Here, I styled it with my favourite jeans over a tube top, accessorised with a simple choker and an aqua shade finger ring (not well captured but another favourite one). Ended with a pony tail and black heels which I think gave a classy look, no? What do you think? Let me know how it works for you.

Remember the Fearless girl facing the Wall Str…