As my favourite composer would say: my dear friends, I am here, with you! Sorry about the mini hiatus, guys, I was doing a bit of selfcare, and then I got really freaked out by the trolling I mentioned in the last post! For everyone who supported me through all the horribleness – thank you ♥
I never wanted to be in the public spotlight, no matter how meagre. I have probably mentioned this a million times all over the Internet, but I am a very socially awkward, retiring sort of a person who functions best in one-on-one company.
My favourite pastime as a kid was drawing – there were very few things I liked better than the time spent with my massive crayon set spread out in front of me, scribbling singlemindedly on a piece of paper. Growing up in a house where TV, games, films and music were banned, books and drawing were my only sources of entertainment, and I used them to their fullest potential.
If you have been following my blog for a while, you’ll know that I love wearing vintage. When you wear vintage, you are not only wearing something unique that no one else has, but also something that has been made with care and made to last.
I’m very, very sick. It shows. I’ll be alright, though. Built like a draft horse. 🙂 Dress: Modcloth// Petticoat: Skirt from H&M// Bow: DIY// Headband: Giant Dwarf// Clogs: Lotta From Stockholm
Fun things to know about this shoot: Right after one of these photos was taken, I caught my foot in a massive hole in the ground and fell down. Thankfully my camera remained intact. Dress: ASOS// Bag: Modcloth// Necklace: Accessorize// Shoes: Office I bought this necklace last summer for a specific purpose. I was going
When I pulled on my favourite mint hotpants today, I didn’t feel any different. I just felt happy that I was dressing up and was going to take some nice photos and feel better about my body image.
Location: Dhakuria Lake Photography credits: My oldest friend in the world, Hailley. Thanks, dude! Outfit details: Dress – Alice Takes A Trip // Sandals – ASOS (similar)
Sreejita in her favourite South Park jammies This post began as part of a Skype conversation when I jokingly asked my sister, Sreejita (Solo of this story) to write an article about personal style that I was supposed to do for one of the magazines I write for. She started typing into the IM window,
I wore tights in the middle of a tropical summer. It’s India, though, so I don’t believe I need to elaborate.
We had a teampage shoot at work today, done by yours truly, so my lovely colleague Madhurima and I went out to take a few more photos! Sadly people kept staring so we didn’t get a lot, but here’s a glimpse of a much more dressed down and everyday me, although still with makeup and a pretty dress on, which is not something I do at work everyday!
Rule 1 of wearing a skirt this length in Calcutta: have your own car or take a cab. I took a cab but I didn’t escape being harassed.