I had been terribly caught up with assignments since the day I joined NIFT. Juggling between studies and blog left me with no time for self pampering. But thank god for Durga Puja, we got an off for a week and I finally got the opportunity to take a much needed break from the daily mundane routine. So I ended up spending the entire last week lazing around at home, meeting my favorite people, binge eating desserts while skipping my workout sessions. However, I did go for a few shopping trips so I guess that more than compensated my cardio sessions. :D
Coming to my look, I have taken inspiration from retro Bollywood fashion. I happened to work on an assignment recently on 70s and 80s Bollywood fashion where I got to study the style sense of the yesteryear actors and actresses. From wide legged trousers to platform shoes, these fashion elements made quite a style statement back then in the 70s which are now back in vogue. Among the various style divas of the golden days, I particularly loved Zeenat Aman and Dimple Kapadia's style. They were pretty bold and confident in whatever they wore and I could literally spot pieces from my wardrobe flaunted by them. So I thought of putting together these elements to create a retro look. I have already posted a look wearing the button down mini skirt sported by Dimple Kapadia in the famous movie Bobby which you can check out here. So this time I thought of working the midi length and decided to pair the most abused piece in my wardrobe, the denim button down midi skirt with a ribbed crop top in red. The mock neckline of the crop top gives a very retro appeal while the tinted yellow sunglasses are a reminiscence of Zeenat Aman's look from the famous song "Dum Maaro Dum". I have also added a neckerchief in polka dot to accessorize my look further keeping in mind the dip in temperature these days. A dusty pink pointed pumps with quirky cupcake purse completed the look.
Photo Credits: Jyotika Baijal
Hope you all liked the retro look. Do comment below which retro style you dig the most?
Skirt: Forever 21
Crop Top, Neckerchief and Footwear: Thrifted