We decided to visit people and places and see if things are really back to normal post this 1.5 year Covid situation. On a positive note, festive shopping fervour seems to be much on the high – the absence of festivities have created a larger than life situation. Shops are much more crowded than what we had seen in 2019. Much to our surprise, stocks in shops did not match the oncoming festival. Normally it is the other way around. We could see shop’s sales people trying to convincing people to buy with limited stock. In few other shops, lethargy has set in – sales people hardly made an effort to sell and in other places, availability of sizes were a bigger issue leading to disappointed customers. Should we contribute it to the booming online sales that found larger acceptance during the pandemic? Is this situation hear to stay? or has the market not geared for the revival is a big question?Read the rest of this entry
Forum mall, a key destination for shopaholics in Chennai is all ready to welcome Diwali in a grand scale. Owing to its location and the plethora of options in lifestyle, fashion and food, it is a Goto place for most of us for shopping extravaganza. Lifestyle stores known for its “multi-floor multi-brand under one roof” shopping experience has its presence here. What we love about Lifestyle is the convenience of checking out various brands in one place. Be it Ginger, Bossini, Code, Fame Forever, And, Vero Moda, Levis, Kraus on the western wear collection and Melange, Biba, W, Global Desi, on the ethnic / fusion collection (and the list goes on), we can find them here and so Lifestyle store is our first option for clothing shopping. We are an ethereal lot having our own perception of what suits us best and we are happy to get into Lifestyle as everyone of us has options. On the occasion of Diwali, we checked out Lifestyle stores for us and here is what we saw –
Pregnancy and motherhood spells a change in every woman’s life. Suddenly we realize our regular clothes are not comfortable, activities have to be redefined and weight watching does not work anymore. Though it is part of every woman’s life, it has its parameters and the initial phase of motherhood lasts for a year before moving onto the next level. Requirements during pregnancy are different than the ones after delivery. Though it is a temporary phase, we cannot ignore it because it lasts a significant duration and the necessities need to be replaced during the time to make it smooth sailing and convenient.
Online shopping has become the practice and it has brought in innumerable e-commerce businesses into the internet. It is either shifting or extending brick and mortar stores to the net or launching on the bandwagon to come up with innovative products and platforms to capture the market.
In the age of supermarkets, everything is self-service and one can imagine the tiredness walking around 1000s of square feet looking over 1000s of products to locate the one that suits the requirement. And more often it just turns out to be something rather the one required, money spent without satisfaction.
Bead stones are nature’s best gifts and wearing such jewelry is carrying a piece of nature with you. Nature is mysterious and has all those hidden beauties in the form of precious and semi precious gemstones. From time immemorial, we have been sporting bead stone jewelry and it has been a part of our accessories list. With a distinct advantage of holding its characteristics of gleam and glamour and no signs of aging, bead stone jewelry has gone through changes in design and presentation as we evolved. One such designer online store is Mayasarc.com
Interior décor is a big challenge when it comes to kids. It is a different take when compared to the aspects of different spaces in home such as living and kitchen. In one of the discussion sessions with a interior decorator while planning our space, my daughter who was listening to everything suddenly interrupted and said nothing you discussed for my room interests me. On a deeper thought, we understood that she has the right to plan her room the way she wants. Let me tell you, it is easily said than done. We have to think as a kid to understand her interest and see everything through her eyes.
Coffee is an important beverage used all over the world. Coffee or kaapi is a drink every household wakes up to in Tamilnadu. Coffee table talks have become synonymous with sipping a coffee and discussing a hit or hot topic. Methods to arrive at the ultimate brew have always been a subject of discussion and it has the terms Peaberry, Plantation A, Plantation B, chicory popping up very often. Many of the ardent coffee lovers of Chennai walk to their favorite coffee shop to get the coffee roasted, ground and packaged in small packages to retain the aroma and flavor. Just an insight into the terms and the lovely bean that quenches the thirst of a degree coffee…
A Splash expo was inaugurated in the city on Wednesday. With a vast showcase of ornamental varieties of fishes, the mega aqua show on showcase at Valluvarkottam was inaugurated by director Ameer. Walking in, the mood is set with the lively beats and opening lyrics of “Boom Boom Robo-da,” coming through a life-size Rajinikanth. The Superstar has been modelled (big guns in hand) after a popular scene from Endhiran. Now, the actor may have no connection to marine world, but the appearance did make the biggest ‘splash’ of all.
I visited Storyrevolution.in and found the love of books running in the site. For a reader, the reviews and a brief idea about the book and the age group matters before attempting to buy a book. And used books are always a better option for book aficionado and people who have scoured waste paper marts and second-hand book shops will understand this better. We want to appreciate this effort at a time when children are addicted to their phones and tablets and not going to libraries, and the initiative by Angela Jain and Shalini Sekhar trying to change this.
Today stilletos are in vogue and most fashionable shoes have high heels. Walking with high heels requires concentration on posture, managing your weight and steps and the swinging hip movement. With a little training and practice, you can also do a cat walk with your dainty shoes. More than training yourself to walk with high heels, it is also important to choose your shoes and accessorize them to suit your poise. Read more on to know about high heel shoes and walking with it…
Buying cloths from various parts of India is a pleasure for every woman. Shopping and exhibitions provide buyers with knowledge of products and trends in the market. Following are either exhibition or offer sale of December.
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