color blocked! Wearing Floral Trousers to work Standout in style : In clothes custom-made for you! Summer Essentials : Cropped Blazer

Hello friends, hope you had a great weekend and a wonderful start to the week. For me, the last two days passed in a blur, and the rest of the week also looks equally packed. I had about half-a-dozen meetings today, in five different blocks, so wanted to wear something really comfortable. Picked this mustard plaid for work today, which Subtly alludes to a retro chic style. I’m really into the high waist and a relaxed fit. Plaid is obviously in trend this season. Although I own tons of plaid shirts, I didn’t have any pants in this print. So…

Then… The white summer dress that Mom bought for me from Firayalal’s Papa and me looking for a ‘new color’ to play Holi with Mom making a Rangoli in the balcony My brother with colors and pichkaris in the lawn drenching the unsuspecting passersby.. Sounds of laughter floating out of my sisters room where she is chatting with her friends Relatives at home Gujiyas and Dahi Vade from Haldiram’s The small yellow flowers in the nearby Siuli tree…the fragrance filling our home Friends from the neighborhood calling out my name Gulal stalls in the playground opposite our house Friendly neighbors…

Last Sunday morning at the mall, I ran into an old friend, Shireen. Shireen, Arjun and I were close friends during our college days. It was a pleasure to meet her like this, after a gap of two years. Post a few squeals of joy and an eternal hug, we decided to sit at the nearby coffee shop and fill-in each other on our lives. Being the weekend after Valentine’s day, the café was still adorned with red balloons and wreaths. We couldn’t help but talk about love. The last time I met Shireen she was seeing a guy named…

After a fortnight of serenity, peace and complete relaxation, when the only thing on my to-do list was to not do a thing, the very thought of joining back office seemed very daunting. I somehow made myself reach office in time. While I was still mustering up the strength to turn on the laptop, trudge through my mailbox, and jump right back into my normal work routine. I noticed on my desk was a small folded paper in the size and shape of a jhalmuri cone.  The organization I work with, takes the health of all their associates very seriously…