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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

City Fashion: Winter 'Hot' Wear

Jackets, gloves and scarves are all what we associate with the winters. But miniskirts? Well, fashion freaks actually say it’s arctic cool...
Skirts are for summers and Uggs for winters and they mix like oil and water - is it what you believe in? Do you take it for granted that being a Delhiite your winter wardrobe can include everything from fuzzy sweaters to bulky jackets, but definitely not minis, whatsoever? Then it’s time to look around and whip your wardrobe into shape. With mercury keeping low, Delhi is getting ’hotter’ in fashion than never before. Thought this is the effect of roasted beans available in coffee shops cordoning the city?
Phew…it’s all because of Delhi damsels dressed to kill in mini skirts, long boots and leather jackets. The icy weather has in fact fuelled their flaunt-it fashion. It is not only to make a few heads turn at them whenever they walk in but more to feel sexy whatever be the season.
"A mini in winter is more than a style statement - it’s a declaration of youth and independence," says Payal, a central Delhi based airhostess. Tweeds and checks are the top choices in fabric and the skirt length averages about 40 centimeters.
At a leading store, in the South Extension II market, the assortment of skirts sold to young women (between the late teens and early twenties) this fall season turned out to be mostly minis. "In addition to tweed and checked skirts that give a traditional British feel, also popular are pleated skirts and skirts that come with belts and other accessories," says Lehar Grover, a designer, adding that since September, miniskirt sales throughout the stores have indeed grown compared to the previous years.
"Length of the skirts vary from long to midis to minis (with length 45 cm or shorter), and popular fabrics include denim, wool, and tweed," says Poonam Bajaj, designer.
If you are still wandering how these haute babes are managing their minis without getting frozen into ice cubes then we have one word for you: leggings! To complete your overall look, pull on the fall’s hottest boots and some super comfy jackets. As your stylish mercury hits the peak, you’ll step out in the cold with confidence! "Hand crafted Italian boots, leather boots and boots made from python skin in blacks, browns are indeed gorgeous," says Deepika Govind, designer based at Khan Market.

Whatever be your style, the rule of thumb is to be comfortable and happy in your style. "Remember you are wearing the skirt and the skirt is not wearing you," came a chorus from the fashion pundits unanimously.


Anonymous,  January 28, 2009 at 2:21 PM  

oops that really hot

Anonymous,  January 28, 2009 at 2:24 PM  

Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.

Anonymous,  January 28, 2009 at 2:24 PM  

Iron is full of impurities that weaken it; through forging, it becomes steel and is transformed into a razor-sharp sword. Human beings develop in the same fashion.

Er. Nidhi Mishra January 28, 2009 at 2:25 PM  

pray-for fashion's word is out And prayer comes round again- That I may seem, though I die old, A foolish, passionate man.

Rohit Sharma January 28, 2009 at 2:26 PM  

However ridiculous fashion may be, it is far less ridiculous to follow it than to set it at defiance

Ashok January 28, 2009 at 2:26 PM  

But-a stirring thrills the air Like to sounds of joyance there That the rages Of the ages Shall be cancelled, and deliverance offered from the darts that were, Consciousness the Will informing, till it fashion all things fair!

Austeen Sufi January 28, 2009 at 2:28 PM  

Today, fashion is really about sensuality—how a woman feels on the inside. In the '80s women used suits with exaggerated shoulders and waists to make a strong impression. Women are now more comfortable with themselves and their bodies—they no longer feel the need to hide behind their clothes.”

Austeen Sufi January 28, 2009 at 2:28 PM  

Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear.”

Alec January 28, 2009 at 2:29 PM  

The expression a woman wears on her face is more important than the clothes she wears on her back.

Alec January 28, 2009 at 2:29 PM  

A good sermon should be like a woman's skirt: short enough to arouse interest but long enough to cover the essentials.

Anonymous,  January 28, 2009 at 2:29 PM  

A little weeping, a little wheedling, a little self-degradation, a little careful use of our advantages, and then some man will say ''.Come, be my wife!'' With good looks and youth marriage is easy to attain. There are men enough; but a woman who has sold herself, even for a ring and a new name, need hold her skirt aside for no creature in the street. They both earn their bread in one way. Marriage for love is the most beautiful external symbol of the union of souls; marriage without it is the least clean traffic that defiles the world.

Anonymous,  January 28, 2009 at 2:30 PM  

“Above all, we must forgive the unhappy souls who have elected to make the pilgrimage on foot, who skirt the shore and look uncomprehendingly upon the horror of the struggle, the joy of victory, the profound hopelessness of the vanquished”

Jyoti Dixit January 28, 2009 at 2:30 PM  

HANDKERCHIEF, n. A small square of silk or linen, used in various ignoble offices about the face and especially serviceable at funerals to conceal the lack of tears. The handkerchief is of recent invention; our ancestors knew nothing of it and intrusted its duties to the sleeve. Shakespeare's introducing it into the play of

"Othello" is an anachronism: Desdemona dried her nose with her skirt, as Dr. Mary Walker and other reformers have done with their coattails in our own day --an evidence that revolutions sometimes go backward.”

Anonymous,  January 28, 2009 at 2:30 PM  

You should have seen me in my Catholic school girl skirt with my knees knocking together.”

Amrita Kumari January 28, 2009 at 2:31 PM  

Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt

Anonymous,  January 28, 2009 at 2:31 PM  

And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.

Anonymous,  January 28, 2009 at 2:32 PM  

Thus saith the LORD of hosts; In those days it shall come to pass, that ten men shall take hold out of all languages of the nations, even shall take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We will go with you: for we have heard that God is with you.

Er. Snigddha Aggarwal January 28, 2009 at 2:36 PM  

The finest clothing made is a person's skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this.

Anonymous,  January 28, 2009 at 2:36 PM  

If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies.... It would be a sad situation if the wrapper were better than the meat wrapped inside it

Er. Paayal Sharma January 28, 2009 at 2:36 PM  

talk to him when I'm lonesome like; and I'm sure he understands. When he looks at me so attentively, and gently licks my hands; then he rubs his nose on my tailored clothes, but I never say naught thereat. For the good Lord knows I can buy more clothes, but never a friend like that

Anonymous,  January 28, 2009 at 2:37 PM  

There is much to support the view that it is clothes that wear us and not we them; we may make them take the mould of arm or breast, but they would mould our hearts, our brains, our tongues to their liking

Dr. Neha Srivastav January 28, 2009 at 2:38 PM  

I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being perfectly well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow.

Ruchika Mittal January 28, 2009 at 3:04 PM  

nice post, Outstanding blog n team work

Anonymous,  January 28, 2009 at 3:47 PM  

nice post

Shilpi Verma January 28, 2009 at 8:34 PM  

thats d trend now days..that was nice post on fashion

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