Mellow Yellow















Anyone who knows me, knows my love for maxi dresses. It is one item that I feel I can wear at any time of the year. Not only are they easy to wear, they are also appropriate for a plethora of occasions. During warm weather I love accessorizing it and keeping it simple while during winters I like to toughen it up by paring it up with leather jacket. 

Finding a perfect maxi dress is always a challenge for me. The problem which I always face is that most of the time they are loose and long for me as I am petite and I have to get it tailored. So while shopping this sale season the idea of making a custom made dress struck me. I had the design in mind and you won’t believe that this dress was once a ‘SARI’. For those of you who don’t know what a Sari is - SARI is a traditional dress worn by Hindu women (comprised of a long piece of fabric that is wrapped around the body). So basically it is recycled from one of my Late Grandmother’s old Sari.

Also One shoulder and yellow are one of the trends to try out this summer. Nicole Miller, Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Jenny Packham and many more showcased the uniqueness and universality of this tone in their collections . From amber and canary to saffron and marigold there is a shade of yellow for everyone. When it came to accessories I went the Indian route and opted for Kundan earrings, mang tika, ring and bracelet and a suede purse to give a spin to the westernized outfit.


Dress - Tailor made
Earring, Mang tika - Linking road, Bandra
Bracelet - Borrowed from mother
Ring and Purse - Gifted

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  1. Traditional touch... love it ♥

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  2. Glamorous look :)

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  3. Hi Sonam! I found this post in a community of Google+ which even I belong. Congratulations! This is really a nice dress! I love to see what the girls are wearing in other countries. Fashion is global and woman of other countries are always a good source of inspiration!!! I'm Eni, blogger from Italy....Check out my blog when u have time. Today I have started following you on Google+. Hope you follow me back. What do you think to follow us also on Bloglovin or other socials? Let me know....Have a nice day, kisses,
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    1. thank you Eni. Will follow you back :)

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  4. Nice Creation. Loved it.

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  5. Such a cute dress! this makes me want to go buy a Sari and add some super chic touches like you http://kindlychic.blogspot.com

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