beach

What to Wear to a Beach??? Are you wondering why this question? Well, if you follow me on Instagram (you don’t, oh please do!) then you probably know that I was in Goa since last weekend. We had an extended long weekend out there but I had the hardest time packing for myself. Why do you ask? Let me tell you why!

  • My weight has been fluctuating for the last few months. My clothes could either look horrendously tight or baggy depending on the kind of day I was having. Now before any red signals flash, yes I have gotten medical tests done and nothing came off that.
  • I have been lazy in working out and my body is not in a good shape. I am avoiding any outfits that are knee length or shorter.
  • We were going to a family beach vacation. Complete with my baby and father in law. This meant loads of extra clothes and bags so I did not want to carry too many backup outfits and had to pack smart
  • I realised the extent of my blue-black-white obsession when EVERYTHING i laid out as an option was blue, black or white!
  • Lastly, I did not want pictures in the same outfits as before.(You know we all have that set of vacations outfits? I wanted my vacation pics in new outfits…. vanity alert!)

Packing on the very last day with all these constraints running through my head gave me a massive headache. Off late, whenever I have travelled I have known the exact agenda and have been able to pack outfits accordingly. This time, we had no agenda. I thought of creating a capsule but realised that if I am going to be on the beach then my clothes would get wet and sandy and I would not be able to repeat them. So a capsule was out. Then I thought of what criteria the clothes needed to fulfill:

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Sushma Swaraj

I saw Sushma Swaraj’s speech at the UN in last evening’s news coverage. While the news channels played her key messages on loop, I noticed that backing her fierce words was a stern face.  A speech of that kind needed a stern face to go with it and an accomplished orator that Sushma Swaraj is,…Continue Reading “Sushma Swaraj’s Sartorial Choices at the UN Speech: What They Mean”

Rightfully Wrong Wrongfully Right

Rightfully Wrong Wrongfully Right by Varsha Dixit is a the third part of a trilogy about finding your love. According to the Goodreads Book blurb Love is in the air again…this time it’s steamy, bold and manipulative! Gayatri and Viraj both are products of childhood trauma. Yet they were able to survive, one because of…Continue Reading “Rightfully Wrong Wrongfully Right by Varsha Dixit #BookReview”