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The new rules of glamour

15 simple ways to turn up the glam...and make heads turn too!

brunch Updated: Jun 04, 2018 15:59 IST
Lubna Salim
Lubna Salim
Hindustan Times
glamour,Gauri & Nainika,Bijoux
Long dresses create an illusion of height. Art direction: Amit Malik; Make-up and hair: Deepti Jain Girotra; Models: Pooja Bhasin and Akshay Ganjoo (Benz & Beadz Models)(Shivamm Paathak)

Do you find it tough to zero in on clothes and accessories when heat and humidity soar to levels that cause you discomfort at any given time in the day? Here’s how you can look your coolest and stylish-most even at an afternoon out! Plus, the country’s top designers and stylists give you additional tips on how to put your most fashionable foot forward...

Don’t shy away from long dresses

Use them to stand tall instead!

Well-known Mumbai-based fashion designer Nachiket Barve makes a case: “Long dresses create an illusion of height. They must not trail, of course, and if you are wearing one with flats, it must be ankle-length. When you wear a long dress with heels, it must be just above the heel of your shoes. You could go boho chic and pair a strappy number with a bolero. Go for cotton and georgette!”

Blazer and pants, Elisha Wadhwani; sandals, Mango (Shivamm Paathak )
On her: top and jacket Kukoon; shorts, Elisha Wadhwani; shoes, Mango. On him: shirt, Minizmo; shorts and shoes Zara (Shivamm Paathak)
Top, Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna; shorts, Elisha Wadhwani; sandals, Mango; earrings, Bijoux by Priya Chandna (Shivamm Paathak )
Jumpsuit, Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna sandals and sunglasses, Mango; bracelet, Bijoux by Priya Chandna (Shivamm Paathak )

First Published: Jun 02, 2018 21:58 IST