LIFE & STYLE                                                              AUGUST, 2011

                      WHY SHOULD GIRLS HAVE
     Dharini Patel
     Fashion Expert
                      ALL THE FUN IN FASHION ?
W    hen we draw our
attention towards
                                                       One more old
                                                    fashion rule is: Always
                                                                               also can wear a basic
                                                                               t-shirt inside the checkered shirt
fashion trend, the first                            match your shoes and       with buttons open. Pair them with
thought that strikes                                belt. This rule            washed torn jeans and canvas
our mind is dressing                                probably came from a       shoes.
o n e s e l f i n t re n d y                        long line of color-blind       Sleeveless cotton shirts and tees
fashion style clothing.                             gents who couldn't         teamed with fitted trousers with
Indian fashion is not                               discern the difference     digital prints are also hot trends for
just about attiring                                 between black                        this season. Fitted, till the   and smart. They give you a well
latest fashion clothes                              or brown. But                        hip, cotton lycra slim          dressed and casual look for
but much more. It                                   if you're                            p a n t s           w i t h     commercial job. For the summer
believes in grooming                                blessed with                                                                  and humid monsoon
your entire personality, thus          the color-recognition                                  digital                             linen is considered to be
moulding your physical makeup          capability, focus your                            prints is what                           the best fabric. You can
keeping in mind your mental            efforts on color                                  one should opt                           look hot in both casual
makeup. Its true for boys too just     coordination rather than                          f o r t h i s                            and formal look very
like girls as boys are not in the      cloning. Brown shoes, for                         monsoon.                                 handsomely. Pair it with
mood to stay away from the             example should certainly                          Choose colors                            a pair of jeans or formal
fashion trends. They are ready to      partner with a belt of                            like baby pink                           trousers,    it will look
apply every possible fashion           light/dark shade of same                          or lemon over                            great. Although linen is
Mantra on themselves. Here are         color family.                                     white. Make                              known as an untidy
some modified fashion rules for            This was all about formal wear.     sure that sleeveless shirt                         fabric, it is the coolest
our Urban Desi boys..                  For casual wear again there are         wows on well toned                                 choice in shirts or
    Over the years, we've found out    some old age fashion rules. Like-       biceps. Fitted short                               trousers now a days.
hundreds of dos and don'ts. And        never pair denim on denim. You          kurtas are the new flavor                          Wrinkles in linen shirt
for good reason: Most men need         can certainly wear light shaded         of this monsoon. Kurtas                            are its beauty.
hard-and-fast facts to keep their      denim shirt with dark shade             in cotton or bamboo knit,                              Don't forget to
style selections in check. Old-        washed jeans. Or dark blue denim        with interesting pocket                            complete your dressing
timers will tell you that navy suits   shirt with light blue regular jeans.    placements, zippers in                             with accessories like
should never be paired with black      Never match them exactly but            place or buttons in white and light       bracelets, watch, rings and ear
belts and shoes. There's an even       make sure that they should be of        shades like pale green or light blue      studs. Ear studs or earrings are a
harder style stance when it comes      same color family.                      would replace stuffy and shiny            matter of choice these days as
to wearing black and brown. But as         Checkered shirts are very           lounge shirts. Both sports and            some think that it looks girlish.
the saying goes, black really goes     much in these days. But if you're       canvas shoes will look fab on these       But now men have also headed
with almost anything. Make sure        not careful about the size and color    pairs.                                    their way to the jewelry section.
your brown shoes are polished to       combination of checks then there is         These days men's linen shirts         Thus no exclusive reservation of
perfection to match the inherent       no doubt that you will be looking       are very famous and they serve up         women is allowed. After all why
sleekness of their darker              like Mumbaiya Tapori. Avoid too         for a wide range of reasons.              should girls have all the fun in
background. Try navy shirt with        much dark shades like orange-           Though they just look like yet            fashion? (Boys too are in fashion
black or brown trouser to break        brown or dark green-yellow.             another shirt with buttons in the         play ground.!!)
the fashion rule.                      Choose cool combinations. You           front with collar, they are stylish

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