Ways To Step Up Your Summer Game / With FCUK New Collection

#EmbraceTheHeat with the new FCUK summer collection

Oh hello there! you must have been experiencing a lot of insta content lately but it’s been a while that I actually wrote a piece for this handle. I miss writing but you can’t really do anything when life happens to you, giving you no time to do what you really want to do, right? Anyway I thought instead of creating these 2 new summer looks an insta affair, I’d make an effort & write briefly on its style.

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Coming to the looks, I’ve curated pieces from FCUK’s new summer collection & blended it with my aesthetics.

LOOK 1: STRIPE IT DOWN

all about shades of army green, brown & stripes

Details: A vertical stripe with a stitched branding patch on the chest, this t-shirt is perfect for a club night worn underneath a bomber or jacket. Here, I’ve paired it with a beige jacket with double sided pockets.

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Trouser: An army green mid rise chinos that’d help you elevate your everyday style. For a versatile look that can take you from a nice dinner to a sports bar with friends, you can pull off this green pair with a collared shirt and lightweight blazer. Trouser- Zara

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Boots: A pair of kickass suede brown boots to complete the look. Related accessories: Brown round reflectors to keep those unwanted stares away! Boots- H&M 

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LOOK 2: PINK THE STREETS

I’ve always shipped pink as a colour, be it on any occasion & when it comes to street fashion it’s a game changer. I even dedicated a blog post to pink on streets a while ago (here’s the link) Coming to this look:

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This floral polo t-shirt from FCUK summer collection is a bomb. You can pull it off underneath a white blazer for those office meetings or you can even pair it with your white shorts or any other pastel which coordinates properly with this beaut.

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I’ve curated this look keeping in mind that it should not just be another t-shirt & shorts attire & hence enhancing with different accessories. A long yellow coloured belt which pops up & a purple round fanny pack with yellow string.

Belt & fanny pack- Shein

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Going well with your everyday white sneakers & lately I’ve become obsessed with socks & so here acing my sock game with these pretty banana pink socks from H&M. Shoes-westside stores

8CF33879-E160-458D-ADC7-76345A02EB34Also fulfilling my queen fantasies by rocking these pair of gloves to give that extra bit to the whole look. Not for everyone, agreed but there’s no harm in being a little OTT.

7F54F905-0211-4C12-BD49-0BE980577B48You can check out FCUK new summer collection which has some really dope wardrobe essentials including these. That’s all for now, let me know if you guys would like me to write more blogs on this handle. For now, I’m super active on Insta so for all the Inspo, hit up there! muah.

Photography: Manasi KJ

 

Stay hydrated, stay humble

Akshay Sharma

NSS.

Diwali Lookbook

Hello festivities!

Hello drunkards! Hope you’re vibin’ high on festivities. Who doesn’t love this time of the year? I mean the last 3 months are my absolute favs, occasions back to back! Every year, after throwing a kickass trick or treat on Halloween (click here for details) Suddenly, I transform into this god sent avatar which makes people wonder if I’m the same person. All groomy, ready to ride the shiny horse! Drastic? Well, that’s the beauty of creating new styles & to double the celebration for y’all this year, I collaborated with Flyrobe & created some suave, enhanced festive looks. Have a look:

Look 1: Beige Plain Sherwani With Churidar & Stole

This elegant beige sherwani is finely crafted with art silk and features the embroidered mandarin collar, angarkha closure with gold metal button fastening, chest welt pocket and front & side slits. It is teamed with the cotton silk churidar and completed with match tone floral embroidered shoulder stole.

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Rent the look: click here

Look 2: Black Sherwani

This sophisticated plain black sherwani is tailored finely and features the embroidered mandarin collar, embellished button fastening, chest welt pocket and front & side slits. It is teamed with the coordinating trouser.

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Rent the look: click here

Look 3: Grey Embroidered Bandi With Kurta & Churidar

This elegant ethnic ensemble is finely crafted and comes with the grey art silk bandi featuring embroidered mandarin collar, embellished button fastening and enhanced with floral embroidery all over. It is teamed with ivory cotton silk kurta and churidar.

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Rent the look: click here

More handpicked festive looks:
  1. Navratri ready

Rent the look: click here

2. Maroon Self-Textured Sherwani

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Click here to rent the look

3. Grey Plaid Nehru Jacket With White Shirt And Wine Pants

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Click here to rent the look

That’s all for today, don’t forget to keep up with everyday dope OOTDs & other stuff on Instagram (never_stay_sober) Here’s a glimpse:

 

Photography: Kartika Mehta & Manasi Kj

 

 

Stay festive, stay humble

Akshay Sharma

NSS.

 

 

 

 

Wedding Collection’ 18

Hello Drunkards! The wedding season is about to begin & your boy’s already prepping up for Priyanka & Nick’s Mehndi, Sangeet, Cocktail, Shaadi…. you name it! All I need now is an invite, no shit. Anyway till then, to make things fun just like last season I collaborated with Flyrobe & created these 3 kickass, snazzy jazzy wedding wear looks. Honestly, it’s so much better to rent out a dope wedding outfit than to actually buy the shit which would probably cost you a kidney or two, these days. No wait, don’t die! I’ve got you covered. You can now rent out these outfits, feel fancy at your friend’s or cousin’s wedding & literally save some money for your own wedding, unless you plan to live miserably single for the rest of your life just like me. (Kidding, I wanted to get hitched since I saw k3g for the first time, dharma productions ruined my childhood, you guys!)

Let’s get started:

LOOK 1:

Floral for every season? Yes, we stan.

This delightful mint blue sherwani is finely crafted with art silk and features mandarin collar, fabric button fastening, chest welt pocket, front & side slits and enhanced with floral print all over. Teamed with the ivory cotton silk peshawari which compliments the whole attire.

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CLICK HERE TO RENT THE LOOK FROM FLYROBE.

LOOK 2:

Contemplating on something sophisticated yet kinda modern & edgy? This one’s for you.

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Ivory art silk textured cross-over style sherwani with stand collar and metal buttons detailing. Paired with black art silk peshawari.

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CLICK HERE TO RENT THE LOOK FROM FLYROBE.

LOOK 3:

Gotta catch those eyes & stand out? Um..check this out

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Navy blue suiting silk cross-over style bandhgala with stand collar and detailed buttons. Paired with beige cotton silk cowl kurta and churidar.

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CLICK HERE TO RENT THE LOOK FROM FLYROBE.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY: Manasi KJ

That’s all for today, go get dapper-ed up this wedding season! Feel free to write down your opinions in the comment section below.

 

Be fancy, act pricy & stay hydrated, xo.

 

Akshay Sharma,

NSS.

 

 

 

 

The Jenner Trap

Here’s to kingK.

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Pop culture defines the way we look at life (well! most of us) & I’m no exception. Creating something unusual, something which eliminates mediocrity completely, is just another way to express! & if you’ve ever closely observed I’d like to go extreme because a little extra hurts no one, does it?

Call it a contribution to my forever obsession, call it whatever! It’s here, it’s out there.

The idea hit when I was overwhelmed to hear her pregnancy rumours & immediately   planned to create some looks from my existing wardrobe with some additions (like t-shirts, accessories such as fishnet, belts etc.) Anyway, words won’t justify the aesthetics so I’ll keep it brief for you to enjoy this photo series.

Cheers!

Photography: Karan Prakash

Edits by me.

Feel free to write your opinions in the comment section below, xo.

 

Akshay Sharma

NSS.

Workwear: 2 New Summer Office Looks You Can Pull Off In Less Than A Minute

They’re morning people & then they’re nocturnal asses like you & me. Hello! Life’s a mess for millennials & has its own ways to kick them hard in the guts, okay. Just when you think you’re done waking up early every morning after school/college, office’s ready to knock you up (or else you end up being unemployed, living on your dad’s mercy, which is worse. Anyway.) No matter how much we despise, we all need those pay checks to live by the weekend, don’t we? Today, I won’t promise to make things go trouble-free but I’d surely help you to get through by making them a little uncomplicated.

I partnered with Myntra & created these 2 new summer looks for those early morning office meetings & evening night-outs straight from your work place, which you can easily pull off with least efforts.

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Honestly, these are the simplest looks I’ve ever assembled & the most basic I’ve EVER been. Nevertheless, quite happy with end results. See for yourself:

Look 1:

That-Summer-Bloom

If you’re lucky & have a work culture which allows you to go a little extra (just a little) then this one’s for you. Floral, pastels, whites & blues is all you need to keep it chic & suave this summer or any summer tbh because we all know there’s nothing ICONIC about them as literally everyone connects to these prints & colours in Spring-summer & hence enabling you to play safe. Not so on-the-face yet so out there.

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Top- A white piece of ease with polo neck & short sleeves that you can pair up with a relaxed-fit chinos & slip on tennis shoes or sneakers. You can do so many permutations & combinations with this piece for e.g. these can easily be worn over a classic denim with white sneakers. Never ending possibilities, you see!

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Price- Rs. 1399. Get 49% off on Myntra. Click here to buy. Brand- John Players

Bottom- A pastel blue, mid rise, top-of-the-line, regular fit trousers with a button closure & 4 pockets accessorised with an oversized belt giving a little 80s 90s retro hipster feels to the whole look. Another attire you can definitely try with these can be with a nicely tucked plain white or a black shirt.

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Price- Rs. 2499. Get 60% off. Click here to buy. Brand- Invictus

Shoes- A pair of cushioned footbed, round-toe, white & blue printed slip on sneakers with rubber texture & pattern details outside, blending in, on fleek. The problem with your regular pair of office shoes is that you can’t really wear them when you’ve got to attend an evening get together/party straight after office with no time to go back home & change. Hence these (or other solid coloured) beauts should definitely be a part of your shoe rack!

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Price- Rs. 3000. Get 60% off. Click here to buy. Brand- Jack & Jones

Related accessories: Round sunglasses- coolwinks.com

Shop the look at: www.myntra.com

 

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Look 2:

White-down-under

A more effortless, straightforward & quickly manageable office look you can carry out on all those lazy Tuesdays. Well, not necessarily the way I have kept my buttons opened but yeah you get it! This season I’m all about neutral shades of beige, brown, ivory, grey etc. Continue to embrace my yeezy instincts, the same aesthetics you’ll even feel on my Insta feeds.

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Top- A thin striped, mandarin collar, antimicrobial, beige linen shirt with long roll up sleeves, curved hem & a full button placket, perfect for those sweaty afternoon meetings. Later at night while going out for drinks with the gang you can put on a lightweight bomber jacket & possibly a kickass pair of boots.

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Price: Rs. 1399. Get 50% off. Click here to buy. Brand- Ether

Bottom- We’ve come to a decision you guys! A white trouser (or sneakers) is no more a FAD! This slim fit, angle length, stretchable white denim is not going to obsolete, at least for the next few seasons. An year-round wear! & do I really have to mention in how many different ways you can rock this? (refer previous blog posts)

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Price- Rs. 2099. Get 60% off. Click here to buy. Brand- Here&now

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Related accessories: Golden Aviators – Ray Ban,  Suede shoes- United Colors of Benetton

Photography: ViditJain Clicks

Location courtesy: Lavonne 

 

That’s all I had planned for this post. Feel free to write down your opinion in the comment section below. Post your OOTD pictures & new outfits with hashtag #neverstaysober. I’ll see you guys super soon. Stay connected over my social media handles, I try & reply to all your queries & messages. And once again, thank you so much for supporting & letting me throw my creative mess all around you guys! Too much Love.

 

Stay humble,

 

Akshay Sharma

NSS.

This Summer, No Bummer- How To Keep it Casual yet Trendy?

HELLO! Drunken youth. Summer has just begun & my MIA on this handle just halted. While everyone’s busy keeping up their ass hydrated from the scorching heat, I’m on a quest these days shooting for new stories while trying to get along with the hectic college life & of course a bunch of other dramas which goes without saying.

Starting off! The idea behind these 2 looks is ease, comfort & keeping it minimal for everyday wandering.

Look 1: Military Greens 

Trend spotted: Relaxed fit

From military uniforms to high-fashion runways, olive green has indeed come a long way. We have seen more and more brands adopt this colour not just in clothing but in various other categories as well as footwear, bags, jewellery, and even home furnishing. As aptly quoted by the goddess Miranda Priestly, floral for spring is way too mainstream & hence bringing some camo utility in action.

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Paired with green ankled trousers, giving camouflage vibes while stretchability adding a dose of comfort to the whole look.

Sneakers- Obtrusive, loud, flashy & so damn fancy. Recently got these beauts in silver from Koovs apart from the shimmery golden ones which you might have seen in my previous stories. And guess what!? They have little LEDs too, literally so lit.

Outfit: Westside

Shop the look : http://www.mywestside.com 

Related Accessories: Sunglasses: Coolwinks. Sneakers: Koovs.

Look 2- The Mechanic

A little smaller than a jumper, bigger than a romper. By whatsoever name you’d like to call it, totally up to you. What I can assure you is that this piece of absolute charmer is captivating, eye catching & like I mentioned earlier, comfortable af.

Whether you’re dressing for a causal day or an evening out with your friends, it’ll definitely make you the”IT” guy at every occasion, standing out among the crowd.

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Teaming up with these new Adidas originals kicks, being the perfect addition to the look. Giving it a very laid-back & relaxed overlook.

Quick tip: Over a period of time when everyone’s done checking out your new romper/jumper & now it’s not new anymore! You don’t have to worry, I’ve got you covered.

You can actually pair it with a solid coloured t-shirt & boom! You’ve got a new outfit. Just like this: 1. A t-shirt over it. 2. Open it till your waist & keep it hanging.

 

Outfit: Westside

Shop the look : http://www.mywestside.com 

Related Accessories: White T-shirt: H&M. Sunglasses: Coolwinks. Sneakers: Adidas.

Photography: Karan Prakash

Let me know what you guys think of the outfits, feel free to write down your opinion in the comment section below. Also! Reminding you guys to keep a track on my bomb Instagram feeds ( https://www.instagram.com/never_stay_sober/ ) as I’m not able to write on this handle more often these days. Here’re a few handpicks:

 

Also, Hope you guys came across & watched the new Make-up Challenge video uploaded recently. Here’s the link, in case you haven’t:

Glam make-up challenge video

k. bye. xo

 

Stay hydrated, stay humble.

Akshay Sharma

NSS.

 

How To Slay: White on White Outfits- Everything You Should Know About The Trend

No matter how hard it is keep the whites white, we still end up stocking up our wardrobe with them. And even though black will forever be more dominant & endeared or whatever, White. is. timeless.

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Hola drunkards! Hope you guys are doped. A very happy new year to each one of you (for the new readers) While I had an amazing year-end bash & began 2018 with purple haze (Click here if you don’t know what I’m talking about). I’m still struggling to balance out my new city life. With no time to catch even a single breath, I thought why not serve you guys with a quick dose of quirkiness.

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The most minimalistic way to street style is to play with monochromes but where’s the fun in that? After a while it becomes dull & dry as dust. Hence to make it more stimulating & oppose the force, I created this look. Chic, snazzy & yet comfortable. Thoughtfully using the stand out elements, making the outfit more distinctive because devil’s in the details, right? Have a look: 

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Top: Boxy fit sweatshirt with round neckline & extended sleeves

From slim fits to the worst skinny fits, we’ve seen it all & currently the wide loose fit is getting its due attention. It adds volume to the outfit & at the same time doesn’t suffocate you to death.

Things to keep in mind:

  1. Make sure everything else is fitted when you’re rocking a relaxed-fit apparel, otherwise you might end looking wacky!
  2. Say no to baggy pants, they’re too scruffy for this t-shirt.
  3. Keep it casual to balance out. Still confused? tuck it in.
  4. Try pairing it with an unstructured jacket if you wanna go EXTRAA.

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Made with cotton, this piece is perfect for the unpredictable weather conditions as well. Not too thin & not too warm, either.

Sweatshirt- Koovs Fashion

Creating a contrast:

To heft up the lower part- The wider silhouette is complimented with the boots, alternatively you can try a pair of sneakers with round toes.

Avoid: Pointy, narrow shoes & sporty kicks.

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Accessories:

A wide brim, pinched crown fedora

For:

  1. Enhancing the outfit, drawing attention towards it.
  2. Perfect for the bad hair days.
  3. Protects you from rain, cold etc. (Ugh! like you didn’t know)

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Tip: Be very careful while pairing up this beaut. When done wrong, it can look tacky af. but hey! who gives a fuck? TRY.

Fedora- Forever 21

Sling bag: Jabong India, Boots: Timberland

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Metal brim round sunglasses:

Sporting it everywhere! Driving, running, styling, biking.  No, not biking. I don’t own a bike but you see the point, right!? Courtesy: coolwinks

Bottom:

White shorts (Slim fit, raw edge, elasticated waist). You can try a fitted white trouser as a substitute. Whatever suits you! I like to summer-fy everything I see.

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Currently trending, white on white is most elegant way to turn heads around. Easy to carry with finesse. Also pocket friendly! A white t-shirt & a trouser doesn’t cost a dime & the same time there’re infinite ways to slay them. Everyday you can create a new look with the same piece of clothing.

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Shorts: Forever 21

Coming to the end of today’s story I’d like to fill up your mind up with verve. Please don’t keep yourself away from trying new things. Not only just clothes but everything you urge to strive. If you think it’s right for you, chances are it is. If it goes wrong! Well, own it & learn from it.

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Photography: Karan Prakash

Also! I hope you guys are keeping up with my new feeds, stories, snaps, ootds & much more. Here’s a glimpse:

 

In love with my new hair. So sick! what you guys think?

Feel free to write down your opinion/suggestion in the comment section below.

 

Catch you guys soon!

 

Stay humble, stay warm

 

Akshay Sharma

NSS.

 

The Wedding Collection ’17 – Season Special

This is a shoutout to all the overly dressed, emotional, high strung & hyper aunties, always up for an interrogation/ rapid fire round whenever they bump into us. “Beta shaadi ho gayi aapke? ” “Acha salary kitne hai?” & to all the brainsick, maniacal uncles intoxicated with alcohol, constantly comparing you with their sons but too drunk to notice that their pants are slowly sliding down. Haha yes! The wedding season has barged in & I’m talking about a big fat punjabi wedding where everybody just loves to create a scene. Disputes emerging everywhere, literally from paneer tikka to ‘Dulhan ka fancy lehga‘.

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Hello drunkards! How have you been? Hope y’all having fun unlike this boy who has been sucked off to the last drop by his new city life. Who said college is fun? Ugh! Anyway! It’s that time of the year again when girls cut down on calories & boys do extra flexing, to look extraaa at their friend’s or cousin’s wedding, tantalising everyone around them!

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And so if you’re planning to attend a wedding this year, you just can’t afford to skip reading this story. Period. (YES! READ THE FUCK UP, DON’T YOU DARE SCROLL DOWN FOR PICTURES)

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As we grow up, we tend to hate going to these mocked up ceremonies created by our heteronormative society but hey! At the same time we can’t say no to our mum either, asking us to accompany & tag along with her. Hence, it’s better if you go, you bring out the A game.

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  1. Colors are making a comeback!– Yay! Enough with all the minimalism, pastel & all-white weddings.
  2. Technology stepping in– You won’t believe the other day I spent 4 hours watching a live-stream wedding on Instagram. Now if that’s not futuristic, I don’t know what is.
  3. Bride with Aviators & sneakers– Umm. Okay!! Quickly moving on…
  4. Day time weddings– Even in Delhi, Yes. Why? I. You can do so much more with the décor. II. Budget booster! You save money on booking the venue.
  5. E- invites, destination wedding venues, pre wedding shoots & more.

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Wedding AttireWhether to Buy or Rent?

Decisions, decisions! You can either own it or lease it. The former might give you short term satisfaction but would definitely cost an arm & a leg, the latter won’t. My tip is: Contemplate & then make your move. Either way, it depends on you. Come to a decision after considering all the factors such as your budget, purpose, season etc.

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There are plenty of amazing platforms available online if you plan to rent your outfit.

Pros: You don’t have to struggle much to find out the right garment, easy delivery system, multiple options, haute couture, designer wear under your budget.

Cons: Fittings (though they’re options available to fix it according to your size), Internet can be unreliable at times but so can be your favourite tailor.

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About the look:

 

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This navy blue dupion silk sherwani is definitely an exemplary choice throwing all the newly wed vibes. Elaborated heavily with all-over golden jaal embroidery and murky buttons. It’s paired up with golden dupion silk chudidar which can be worn as another outfit if you wish to reduce the burden of heavy layers.

How to make the right choice while renting out?

There’s always an option to return back, so chill! Take a deep breath & follow these simple rules:

  1. Quality is non-negotiable: Make sure the fabric doesn’t look tawdry & tacky.
  2. Do not procrastinate: Start scrolling though the web so that you have time to fix things up, even in the worst case scenarios.
  3. Going over the board: Yes, you may! Experiment & explore, it’s a fucking wedding after all.
  4. Wedding type: Day or night, indoor or outdoor, location, etc. Keeping all these things in mind. You won’t want to look like a shiny furry ball in the day time or wear something dull & unilluminating at night, unless that’s your ‘thang’. No, please! Try not to do that.

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Kurta & chudidar: Perfect for the never ending, add on occasions such as Mehndi, Sangeet & so many more.

Click here to rent the look 

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Weddings are special, make them memorable. As for me, I would like to get hitched tomorrow if I could but I think I’d have to wait. Hope you guys liked the story, feel free to write down your opinions in the comment section below. Personal update: My exams are here, I’ll be MIA for the next few weeks but will be back super soon! :*

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Till then, stay warm & stay humble.

Outfit Courtesy: Flyrobe

Photography: Vidit Jain Clicks

 

Akshay Sharma

NSS.

 

Pseudo Lookbook- Amazon India Fashion Week Spring/Summer’18

Camera’s clicking, models on runway unruffled with those designer wear, trying to channelize their alter ego as if gaga whispering into their ear saying, “Walk – walk fashion baby, work it move that bitch crazy”.

Why that reference in particular if you may ask? Well, I couldn’t make it to the Amazon India Fashion Week SS18 which we fashion junkies look forward to attend & be spell bound by flamboyant designs that elevate our sense of existence, as I was caught up muddling through my new city life. But hey! That didn’t stop me from dressing up & embracing aesthetically appealing outfits! Just like last season, making an impact. Remember, NO? ( Link to AIFWAW17Lookbook- Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017 )

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Hello drunkards! I know it has been a sad century & so I thought why not serve you guys a fresh hell & lit you up with something exceptional. Here I am, your boy with 2 new pseudo looks for the fashion week. If I would’ve gone I would’ve slayed only for 2 days & not more. Why? because it’s tiring af to scrape by all the 5 days, tbh. Too much whining, yeah? Let the glam begin!

Pseudo Day 1

Look I

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This outfit is from a collection called Samudra Manthan which is one of the well-known episodes of the Hindu mythology of obtaining 14 valuables that were sunk in the ocean, the story behind it is used in symbolic form where the fabrics play a key role is representing the elements of the story. The integration of the design and fabric in abstraction has turned out to be something you’d desire to wear at such an event being at your best, keeping your A game on & feeling not just fabulous but phenomenal.

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The ensemble is so utterly experimental that it definitely catches the eye & make heads turn. It lures you to try it on and wear it down the god damn red carpet & pose for those camera’s flashing! Also this piece is not just about an appearance shot but rather about you, making a statement for everyone to begin questioning their choices.

Footwear: Aldo

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Designer: Jubinav Chadha

Pseudo Day 2

Look II

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The event is all about expressing your sense of style and individuality in a way one would perceive you to be like that fresh breath of air that blew Marilyn Monroe’s skirt and she still had to put on a smile trying to hold it down, which is now an iconic pose. Similarly, the fabric and outfit is not always that easy to carry off but the trick is to smile and have fun while you flaunt it!

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Be fearless to carry this wherever you go, the designs are made in such a way they uplifts one’s spirit, boosting a person’s self-esteem to not give a “two fux” about what one has to criticize. They’re carefully designed for a modern man who dares to break the stereotypical pre-conceived notions & institute a quirky look for one to be remembered. So, take the chance to explore the suave you, be it a party or a social event.

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Quickly coming to the end of this story & keeping it a brief encounter because I’ll rather shut my blabber mouth down than to ruin the aesthetics by over explaining things, here. To all those who missed me at the event, I truly appreciate your affection & I absofuckinlutely adore you guys & those who didn’t, I love you peeps too! Keeping the hopes high, you’d certainly see me in the next season or I tend to show up in some or the other jazzy event anyway. Until then keep tuning through social media handles where I try & reply to all the relevant texts as much as I can.

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Do keep a track of my Instagram feeds, they’re booming. Stories, snaps & live feeds for everyday fashion tips & to have a glimpse of my hidden personal life (not so personal anymore). Feel free to write your opinion/suggestions in the comment section below.

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                                 L O O K B O O K

Outfit courtesyJubinav Chadha

Photography– Flawed Frames

 

See you soon. xo

Stay humble, stay stoned

 

Akshay Sharma

NSS.

 

 

Never Stay Sober Teaches You How To Pink On Street

Don’t we all have those days when no matter how productive we might wanna get, we end up blowing it up? Finally! the weekend is here & somehow your boy is managing to control his ‘drunk lungs’ to be able to write this pastel story, sitting in a coffee shop with a hungover head. Life priorities: Blog before hoes.

Okay! It’s physically hurting. Meanwhile taking a break from whining about the first world problems I’m brawling with, let us have a look at today’s stimulating outfit.

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RANT- PINK ISN’T FOR MEN :

” Hey! What are you wearing? Is that your sister’s?

The common salutation a 5 year old in pink t shirt receives by that snooty aunty.

Is *it* a girl or a boy? Oh we were sure she was growing up to be a weirdo the moment she put her hands on those bomber jackets.
So when a boy picks up that one pink t shirt and the social stereotypes are doing their best to make him keep it back down… we need to understand that it’s not just ‘cute’ anymore.

Pink isn’t just cute . It’s fucking noticeable.

And it’s so blatantly there that people just assume that the idea of gender-colour stereotypes is perfectly fine. ACA-NO.

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And it takes strength as a little kid or a grown man to walk in through and put fingers on those millennium pink jeans in a store. It takes greater strength to wear them out on the roads and being called a fairy. – Fairer than your soul, at least.

And while pink has evolved to be the colour for rebellion amongst the younger boys, we can all remind ourselves that pink was, in fact, a boy’s colour. Inherently perceived as the derivative of red, it was embraced for the pride and strength of masculinity.

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While I fail to understand what went wrong along the way, I can at least confirm that pink is, without doubt, the new black. To stand up for who you are. And let your pink-ass-fucks be in the face of who you are expected to be.
When you think pink is just another expression for a ‘femme’ side, stop to think. India is refusing to bend to let trite stereotypes. Pink is the fuck you to years of repression, pink is embracing the femme, pink is delicate and pink is refusing to be weak, pink is more.

And pink is just another colour. ”

 

Bottom- Distressed Bleach Pink Jeans- Koovs

What strikes your mind when you look at this splendid piece? To moms, we have frittered away their money in the air. Can’t even! But apart from that, this art glams up your casual wardrobe in a jiffy. Afforable-Contemporary- Attention grabbing.

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Styling tips– Try pairing it up with a cropped tee or an open layered oversized shirt. I’m rocking it with a scoop neck black tee from Koovs to make it look subtle yet badass.

Things you need to keep in mind:

  1. Use only mild detergent to wash or dry clean your distressed jeans, you definitely don’t want to go through a heart wrenching experience, trust me.
  2. Keep it away from sun & don’t iron it more often. (personally, it looks best when crushed)
  3. Turn inside out before washing or drying.
  4. Don’t wear extreme distressed trousers when you’ve got to do a lot of physical activities, you might end up being naked (almost).

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Related accessories:

Hoodies & caps give major fuckboy vibes. Not giving a fuck about the weather, embrace your inner fuckboy this season. And hey! let me tell you that it’s indescribable when you wear your own tag.

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Vintage glasses- Coolwinks.

Sneakers- H&M

Trend spotted: Street style.

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Pull off pink (or a unicorn horn, whatsoever) like you own it & give a tight slap of sarcasm the next time some basic, random douche intervenes in your business.

Go now, enjoy your weekend drunkards! Hope I didn’t take much time from your not so busy schedule. Stop gawping!

See you soon, feel free to write your opinion/suggestions in the comment section below. :*

 

Photography: Infismo Photography –Karan Prakash

 

Stay contented, stay humble

 

Akshay Sharma

Never stay sober.