Bhasha Utsav | OOTD

Bhasha Utsav | OOTD

WHAT I’M WEARING: CUSTOM MADE BLACK BROCADE SAREE FROM ANUPAMA COLLECTIONS | VELVET VINTAGE BLOUSE | NECKLACE AND EARRINGS BY SWAROVSKI | CUTOUT HEELS (NOT SHOWN) FROM CATWALK |

Stylespiration: Maisie Williams (Arya Stark from Game of Thrones)

LOOK #1 | Business meets party

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what I’m wearing: Dress and pumps from zara, clutch form accesorize, silver choaker

LOOK #2 | Prim and Trim

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 What I’m wearing: galaxy print shirt: commercial street, midi skirt: Singapore, Pumps: zara

LOOK #3 | Texture me

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what I’m wearing: white shirt, sweater, textured skirt: Singapore,

 

The Write Session | Bloggers’ Meet at William Penn

TBI was one of the few (lucky) bloggers invited to attend a Blogging/ Writers’ Meet hosted by William Penn, in Bangalore. The experience was amazing, to say the least. To be able to learn the history of the company and the different brands, it was enlightening. And of course, we got to test the world’s most expensive and exquisite pens!

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PENS AS A FASHION STATEMENT

The world of fashion has welcomed pens as an accessory with open arms. A beautifully crafted designer pen often adds that much needed elegance to your outfit, and completes your look. Pens are no more just a writing instrument; they have become a symbol of prestige and refinement. Pens were once upon a time considered an accessory for older men only. That doesn’t hold true anymore. Penmakers around the world have recognised this fact and now make pens for young entrepreneurs too. Move over, Watch; the Penn is here (no pun intended).

ABOUT WILLIAM PENN

The brainchild of Nikhil Rangan, William Penn was first established in Bangalore, India in 2002. The first store in Koramangala,  was conceived as a walk through format stationery store to sell premium products. Seeing the magnificent response that they received, William Penn decided to expand. They opened the first walk in showroom in 2004, in The Forum Bangalore. In the years that followed, William Penn carved a niche for themselves in the history of Indian retail by introducing more than 20 stores across India. Their showrooms showcase popular international brands like Caran d’Ache, Mont Blanc, Fisher, Lamy, Sailor, Shaeffer and many more, the likes of which had not hit Indian stores till then. As Ms. Anita, the organiser, told us at the Meet yesterday, William Penn focuses on bringing to Indian markets ‘affordable luxuries’, and they have lived up to their promise.

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THEIR COLLECTION (AND WHAT A COLLECTION IT IS!)

General:

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For the devout:

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Shiva Limited Edition Fountain Pen from Caran d’Ache

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Ganesha Limited Edition Fountain Pen from Caran d’Ache

For the old fashioned:

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Rubinato 7342 Feather Pen Rest and Inkwell Set

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For the art lovers:

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Hakone Yosegi-Zaiku Fountain Pen from Sailor

For those who love surprises:

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5th Technology Fountain Pen from Parker

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338 Cartridge Space Pen from Fisher Space

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The extras:

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TBI’S FAVOURITES

Out of all the pens that we tried and tested, we like these the most.

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 GOODIE BAGS!

The organisers were so kind and gave us a pen and notebook from William Penn’s own baby, Pennline.

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If you want some of these fabulous pens for yourself, or want to gift it to a loved one, you should definitely head over to a William Penn store or look up their website. The session was amazing and super informative, and, of course, the pens were top class.

Doctor Who Day 2 ✦ Martha Jones, Amy Pond and River Song

This is one show that is probably more that just a ‘show’ for me – it’s pretty much a religion. What better way to show my devotion that to recreate the looks of the Doctor’s Companions? After all, this is the closest I can get to being one myself. *sobs*

Allow me the liberty to quote the Tenth Doctor and say ‘ALLONS’Y!’.

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Spoilers, sweetie.

 

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MARTHA JONES

Martha Jones: [on the TARDIS] It’s bigger on the inside!
The Doctor: Is it? I hadn’t noticed.

 

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AMY POND

I’m gonna pull time apart for you.

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Doctor Who Day 1 ♠ Rose Tyler, Donna Noble and Clara Oswald

I have no words to describe my love for this show. The moment I started watching, I instantly fell in love with the Doctor and his craziness. Being a die hard fan, what better way to show my love then … Continue reading

One Tree Hill Week ♣ Quinn James

Quinn James is all about the basics. She loves her basic tees, neutral knits, distressed denim and cut-off shorts. Most people love her style the most out of all the One Tree Hill ladies because she transitions basics into style statements flawlessly. She’s worn some amazing dresses throughout the seasons as well, and this leggy lass can definitely pull off a body-con dress perfectly.

Look #1: Boho Blues

i’m wearing blue basic tee: AND | Grey skinny jeans: jealous 21 | stacked bracelets | braided brown belt

Look #2: Sweater weather

i’m wearing open knit: ginger | distressed denim shorts: koramangala | wedged flip flops: mumbai

One Tree Hill Week ♣ Peyton Sawyer

Peyton Sawyer’s style is a combination of grunge and vintage. She exudes a ‘girl-next-door’ vibe and is all about comfort. Though Peyton loves her tank tops and denims, she’s known to sport a surprise element in almost all of her outfits like a delicate necklace, a leather jacket or a vintage band t-shirt. In spite of almost always dressing casual, Peyton’s style is most definitely fashion forward.

Look 1: Casual Grunge

 

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I’M WEARING: BROWN HALTER TOP FROM HIP HOP | SKINNY JEANS | ANTIQUE SILVER NECKLACE

Look 2: Tees & Cons

 

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I’M WEARING: BACK TO THE 80’S BAND TEE | GREY SKINNY PANTS FROM RIVER ISLAND | SNEAKERS FROM MAX | ANTIQUE SILVER NECKLACE