Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Review : Vivo V7 Energetic Blue - High on Performance, Great in Looks

Hey everyone!

In the last few years, smartphones have become the only must-have accessory in everyone's lifestyle. And when a phone can easily replace two crucial accessories - a portable music player and a camera - you surely don't need anything else to keep yourself entertained every day.

One smartphone brand which comes to my mind easily when I think about the above features and great quality, it is Vivo, which is one of the top smartphone brands in India. When they launched the Energetic Blue variant of the very popular Vivo V7, I was more than happy to get my hands on the phone and review it for you all.


 The Vivo V7 is packed with many powerful features like a 24 MP selfie camera, full view display and face access, but what makes it more attractive and trendy is its energetic blue color which stands out and sets it apart from all the other smartphones.

Here are my thoughts on the amazing new variant and its features:
  • Premium touch and Feel 
V7 Energetic Blue is the newest member of V Series which has become quite popular among users for its premium looks - a sleek metal body, a 5.7 inch FullView 18:9 display and a lightweight design. The blue color definitely sets it apart and would make you feel like a trendsetter with its distinctive features.

  • Perfect for Selfie-lovers
A front camera with 24MP with a portrait mode, advanced beauty mode, HDR and a soft LED flash makes it one of the most power-packed camera phones in the below 20,000 range currently available in the market. 


The front camera clicks really bright and sharp pictures with minimal noise and crisp details. Here are few of my favorite selfies clicked from my Vivo V7: 

 Left : Normal Mode,' Right : Beauty Mode




  • Sharp Rear Camera
While its front camera is a killer, the rear camera isn't a dud either. It is packed with 16MP camera with LED flash Bokeh mode that helps click stunning pictures with sharp focus and blurred background.
It takes amazing pictures even in low light and daylight with great details, clarity and focus.


Clicked from Vivo V7
  • A long-lasting battery 
What surprised me the most about Vivo V7 is it's super battery which lasts almost an entire day - even after hours of playing music, browsing Facebook & Instagram and clicking a lot of pictures - pretty much what a smartphone user like me needs in a day.

Other amazing features include a Quad-core processor, 4GB RAM power and Face Access technology that provides an easy and convenient way to unlock the phone to capture important memories and moments in life.


Also, it has 32GB ROM and 256GB expandable storage that will never make you have to delete apps or pictures to make space for more.

Location : The Ashok, Chanakyapuri
The flagship hotel of The Ashok group, The Ashok is Delhi's iconic hotel set upon 25 acres of prime land offering the best high level comfort, world class catering and excellent hospitality. Get more details here : www.theashok.com 
Verdict: With its remarkable Energetic Blue color, power-packed front and rear camera; long-lasting battery and a stunning design - all packed in a price tag of Rs 18,990 - Vivo V7 is definitely a great mid-range smartphone for anyone who is a photography enthusiast and needs a classy handset to make a style statement. 


Love
Nitika


Review : Vivo V7 Energetic Blue - High on Performance, Great in Looks
Sunday, December 24, 2017

An unplanned Perfect trip to Pacific Mall | Shopping at Pacific Mall, Delhi

Hey Lovelies!

Today, I am penning down not just for you to read but to run fast and grab some amazing offers at Pacific Mall. Recently I visited Pacific Mall, Tagore Garden to meet one of my friends and likewise she was again late, but as you guys know, waiting at Shopping Mall is not that difficult for a girl especially when she is a shopaholic like me.


 I was roaming around and clicking some pictures at the Atrium of the mall which had a huge replica of “Statue of Liberty” standing straight and it was something unseen in Delhi. I was already amazed by the beauty and grandness of the Statue and suddenly I encountered a board of Sale which made me excited and forget every other thing.

And what else a Shopaholic can demand for? I immediately steeped inside my constant Brand Zara which gives me the most desirable fit and also offers vast range of collection. From there I shopped a formal check Blazer and amazing trousers and a pair of shoe to uplift my attire.


And while I reached at the billing counter, a Salesman told me about the ongoing offer in the mall, he said if one could manage to buy worth of Rs 15,000 from anywhere in the Mall he/she can get a chance to win couple trip to Europe and the offer could be availed till December 31st. Then I decided to check out every new store opened in the Mall and there are some 18 new stores in the Mall…Oh wow!!

By the time my friend also arrived and both of us visited every store in the Mall and actually managed to shop more than Rs 15,000. Though discounts & offers were running everywhere but still the collections at the stores were not giving a feel of end of season sale. So, we actually decided not to shop for ourselves only but to shop for family and friends as Christmas and New Year is right at the corner and nevertheless it is the perfect time to surprise and pamper your loved ones.

We got a beautiful piece of chandelier from Home Décor and I bought some toys for my nephew from Hamleys to gift on Christmas. And a beautiful Saree for my mom from Meena Bazar is foremost the best present I could get for her.

Coming back to my shopping list, I shopped from many stores but some of my shortlisted Favorite ones are:-
  • GAP – Positioned on the ground floor, the new store features an entry spanning the width of the store which eliminates a window facade. This allows you to see directly into the store and engage with the product quickly.

The range features ‘Feel Good Jeans’, and as well as denim and leggings in an array of colors and prints.


  • Vero Moda –Elegance and Modernity could be well defined at Vero Moda. The new exclusive collection was oh so breathtaking; I got 2 dresses from the store which have become my new favorites. And if you want to check out my love for Vero Moda, go through my Lookbook and you will find numerous looks that I styled using the great outfits the brand offers.

Go and check out the best ones now and add something nice to your wardrobe!!

  • ALDO –  ALDO positioned on the ground floor in the Mall can never disappoint you, extensive range and smooth leather base hand bags with iconic designs can also make your college going casuals little more stylish; while they also have the best boots in town to beat the chill this season.

  • Forever New – Collection in Forever New can make you go crazy and when the store has some amazing winter collection, it is undoubtedly a cherry on the cake. I will suggest if your Christmas and New Year’s shopping is still not done, you should not skip shopping from the brand.

And if you are ever confused about buying the perfect party dress, visit Forever New and you'll definitely not come back empty handed.

  • MAC – If you follow me on Instagram regularly, you would have known it now that my favorite make up brand ever is MAC, which is the world leader in color cosmetics with an exclusive high quality range. 

And as a Blogger, I believe to use something which has huge range of advanced and professional products and wants to suggest the same. I don’t want to suggest anything which could affect your skin in anyway. So, I will suggest you to visit MAC once and get the best make up for you.

I would call it an unplanned perfect day!! ☺☺☺
Hope you also visit Pacific Mall Tagore Garden soon and shop to your heart's content! Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Love
Nitika

An unplanned Perfect trip to Pacific Mall | Shopping at Pacific Mall, Delhi
Thursday, December 14, 2017

OOTD - Whites, Lace and Shimmer - Daytime Glamour

Hey everyone!
The holiday season is upon us finally, and 2017 is coming to an end. Well, I can't believe how quickly this year has passed yet how slow this month has been. This year has been rather a difficult one for me - as I saw a lot of ups and downs - personally and professionally.

But, the best part of living through the last month of each year is to look back at how things fared for you - where you got wrong, and what you can do to make the new year the best one ever. And that's why I can't just wait for this year to end, so that I can gear up for new beginnings, bigger goals and better things to happen.

Well, I wanted to pour down these thoughts, but coming back to this post - it was shot sometime in November - in the fashion hub of Delhi, Shahpur Jat. I have had this white shimmer skirt in my wardrobe since sometime, but never got a chance to wear it.


Most of us tend to keep shimmers and metallics for evenings or events, but I decided to wear it finally for a daytime look. I paired this Zara skirt with a lacy top and bralette from Forever 21 to compliment the silhouette of the skirt.


A white statement bag from GUESS and wedges from Charles & Keith finished this dressy look, while I accessorized it with a pair of sleek earrings, a beige Fossil watch and a floral Accessorize bracelet.

Top : Forever 21
Bralette : Forever 21
Skirt : ZARA
Shoes : Charles & Keith
Bag : GUESS
Watch : Fossil
Bracelet : Accessorize
Earrings : Gifted (from Malaysia)







Wearing metallics in the day can be tricky, but if done right, it can make you stand out of the crowd in a good way. Make sure you balance your shimmer or sequin garment with neutrals and solids.

If you want to go metallic from head-to-toe, pick a delicately sequined maxi dress and pair it with a pair of booties. If sequined outfit sounds too much to try in day, go for a more comfortable look by pairing your monochrome outfit with a pair of sequined ballet flats or a shimmer scarf that can add instant oomph to your look.



Photography : The Picture Phactory
What do you think of this shimmering look for daytime? Have you already tried this trend? Let me know in Comments below!
Love
Nitika
OOTD - Whites, Lace and Shimmer - Daytime Glamour
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

OOTD - For the Love of Off - The - Shoulder | How to Style an Off-Shoulder Top

Hey everyone!

Winter is finally here but I ain't saying goodbye to off-shoulder tops just yet. Well, off-the-shoulder tops have been my preferred style of dressy tops since long, but this season - I have been loving them all the more as a lot of brands have introduced this style with interesting sleeves to slay and minimal vibes.

That's why, when I saw this pretty wine-colored top from Ridress online, I couldn't stop myself from buying it. From it's schiffli embroidery to the flared sleeves - this top makes dressing up for parties and dinner outings a lot easier.
Top : Ridress
Skirt : Zara
Bag : Michael Kors
Heels : Zara
Watch : Daniel Wellington
Choker : Accessorize
For an evening out with my girls, I styled it with a black pencil skirt - my wardrobe staple from Zara and paired the outfit with my low-key Zara sling-back heels. To complete the dressy look, I wore a sleek watch from Daniel Wellington and picked my Michael Kors shoulder bag which is an absolute beauty with its trendy chain handles and structured look. 
If you are also diggin' off-shoulder tops this season, here are a few tips to style them with ease :
  • Pick a style you feel the most comfortable in, as you won't want to be caught pulling your top up every time you step out. If off-shoulder isn't your thing, go for a boat neck top or a top with thin straps that will give a cool yet comfortable look.
  • You can pair your off-shoulder top with boyfriend jeans or jeggings as well for a day look; and add a pair of sneakers for a chic vibe.
  • Make sure you have the right lingerie to wear underneath your off-shoulder top, or it can really spoil the entire look. Go for a strapless bra with no seams for a smooth look.
  • For winters, you can also pick an off-shoulder sweater or a loose pullover that you can wear off one-shoulder for a trendy look. 
  • You can also wear a trendy choker or neck piece to glam up your look; or wear dangler earrings that fall on your shoulders. 

Location c/o : TATA Primanti, Gurgaon

What's your favorite trend this season? Let me know your views about this outfit in the Comments below!
Love
Nitika
OOTD - For the Love of Off - The - Shoulder | How to Style an Off-Shoulder Top
Thursday, November 2, 2017

OOTD - End of Summer Bitterness | Winter is Coming

Hey lovelies!
It was my birthday yesterday and I had a great time with my friends and colleagues joining in. Even though I am in my late 20s, I still get excited like a child on my birthday and a lot of people find it really funny. But I believe in cherishing every moment, especially when it's your birthday, so I don't let such bitterness affect me in any way.

Talking about bitterness, finally we have relief from the scorching sun and winters has set its foot in North India. I anyway enjoy winters more than summer - simply for the fact that I can finally wear my favorite trench coats and knee-high boots. However, there is still time before winter kicks in with full effect.

For now, I am enjoying wearing one of the hottest trends of the season - off-shoulder. And this peach top from Zara is even more special as it has a trendy bow to jazz up the one-shoulder style. I paired this textured top with my old but still chic ripped jeans from StalkBuyLove.
Top : ZARA
Jeans : StalkBuyLove
Shoes : ZARA
Bag : Michael Kors
Sunglasses : Aldo
Watch : Daniel Wellington
These blue slip-ons are a recent buy from Zara, to which I was immediately drawn towards, due to the bow details. Plus, they really make a statement even with a boring outfit. I finished the look with a tan quilted bag from Michael Kors - which is a new addition to my wardrobe as well.


If you are also looking for a similar one-shoulder top, you can check out the latest collection at Koovs, Stalkbuylove and Zara - as they have this style in abundance. Plus, it is apt for this weather without being too revealing.
I will be sharing my birthday outfit as well as other outfits I shot recently soon on the blog.

Here's wishing you all a Happy November! :)
Love
Nitika

OOTD - End of Summer Bitterness | Winter is Coming
Saturday, October 14, 2017

Get the Festive Glow with Biotique | Tips for Glowing Skin with Natural Skincare

Hey lovelies!
The festive season is upon us and while Diwali is a week away, you can still work your way to a glowing skin for the main occasion by following a natural skincare regime.

Pollution, work and junk food take toll on our skin, but if a regular skincare routine is followed using natural products - that one can get fresh and bright skin easily.

Well, I am talking about the beautiful range of pure Ayurvedic products from Biotique - my favorite brand when it comes to natural skincare. Biotique is one of the foremost brands in the Ayurveda segment which I have trusted since more than a decade.

The natural skincare products from Biotique not only add a healthier touch to the skin but also make it brighter and youthful - thanks to their formula which is organically pure and preservative free.

L to R : Bio Papaya Scrub, Bio Morning Nectar lotion, Bio Papaya Scrub wash, Bio Dandelion serum and Bio Fruit face pack
 As I gear up for the party season, I have been a following a regular skincare regime which not only includes Cleansing and Moisturising but also Scrubbing and Facials every week.

Bio Papaya scrub wash

L to R : Bio Papaya Scrub wash and Bio Morning Nectar lotion
No matter how busy you are, cleansing and moisturising your face twice a day is really essential to maintain its health and glow. Bio Papaya scrub wash is an amazing product that can be used this season as it helps dissolve makeup and impurities, while softening and brightening the skin.

Bio Morning Nectar lotion
Follow it up with moisturising the skin with Bio Morning Nectar lotion which is a nourishing lotion that is blended with pure honey, wheatgerm and seaweed. The goodness of these essential ingredients makes the skin fresh and replenishes the lost moisture. It has a travel-friendly packaging which I always keep handy in my bag to moisturise my skin multiple times a day.

Bio Dandelion serum
With stressful work and daily life, I feel that just cleansing and moisturising is not enough for our skin. That's why I also use Bio Dandelion serum after moisturising to reduce the signs of ageing. This serum is packed with Vitamin E and minerals that helps ease away wrinkles and reduce dark spots as well.

L to R : Bio Fruit face pack and Bio Papaya scrub
Scrubbing your face atleast twice a week really helps in removing dead skin cells and to unclog pores. Bio Papaya scrub is blended with pure papaya fruit which not only helps remove dead skin cells but also helps remove tan, making way for a naturally bright and younger looking skin.

Also, using a face pack atleast once a week can leave the skin clean and glowing. Bio Fruit face pack by Biotique is the perfect pick as it contains the juices of pineapple, tomato, lemon and papaya fruit that add radiance to the skin while removing signs of fatigue, pigmentation and impurities. 

Bio Fruit face pack
Location C/o : Tata Primanti, Gurgaon
I also love using Biotique as their products are not tested on animals, are dermatologically tested and are known for therapeutic properties. 
Biotique skincare products are available at various retail outlets and are also available online at - www.biotique.com .

Apart from these tips, no matter how busy you are, take out 30 minutes every day to work out in the gym or to go for a walk - as exercise helps increase blood flow and helps getting rid of toxins from the body. Also, make sure you drink atleast 10-12 glasses of water every day and eat a lot of fruits and green vegetables to maintain a beautiful glow on your face.

Hope you loved these tips and wishing you all a very Happy Diwali! 
Love
Nitika


Get the Festive Glow with Biotique | Tips for Glowing Skin with Natural Skincare
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

5 Best Diwali Gift Ideas | Celebrate Diwali with the Stylista Offer from Bajaj Electricals

Hey lovelies!
Diwali is just around the corner, and I am sure you all are busy in the festivities already. Diwali is celebrated with much fanfare in India, and exchanging gifts is one of the most important part of the Diwali celebrations.

Well, if you still haven't picked the perfect gift(s) for your loved ones, here are five cool gift ideas to surprise them this festive season : 
  • Electric Aroma Diffuser
Aroma diffusers have slowly become an important part of our lifestyle these days.


One can see a lot of different version of these diffusers available in the market, however, an electric aroma diffuser is a perfect pick for Diwali gifting this season as not only they create an aromatic ambience at one's place but also purifies the air without the hassle of using aromatherapy candles.
  • Microwave Oven
The Bajaj 2005 ETB (20 Litre) Microwave Oven is a perfect gift for your foodie friend or for someone who loves to cook and eat their favourite foods with its special features like Digital timer and Easy Jog Dial for settings adjustment
  • Coffee Table Book 
Source : Pinterest
I have never had a coffee table book at home, but I have always enjoyed reading a detailed and comprehensive book on Interior decor or Indian cinema while I sip my favourite cup of coffee at Starbucks. Also, it is a very thoughtful and tasteful gift for a friend/relative who loves reading.
  • Mini Induction Cooker


This cute little induction cooker is the perfect Diwali gift for a friend/relative who is staying alone or far away from home as it is easy to store and boiling, heating and cooking with ease.
  • Juicer 
Bajaj Majasty Juice extractor is a healthy choice to make fresh juices as well as delicious slushes as per your convenience at home.



 It is a perfect choice for your health-conscious friend who loves having home-made fresh juice every day.

Also, did you know that if you bought these unique gifts from Bajaj Electricals this festive season, you can also take home a stylish and sleek Esbeda purse worth upto Rs 2,499* on shopping for select products.


Get to know more about this stylish offer here : https://shop.bajajelectricals.com/festive-offer.aspx . So, this is all more the reason why you should head to a nearest retail store or Bajaj Electricals online to shop for your loved ones as well as to take home a stylish purse for yourself.

Happy Shopping!
Love,
Nitika

5 Best Diwali Gift Ideas | Celebrate Diwali with the Stylista Offer from Bajaj Electricals

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