Festive Season with David Jones

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It’s just a couple hours more to Christmas and I’m suitably focusing full time on my holiday wardrobe! As per me, no one rules the roost in elegant and holiday-y outfits better than David Jones! On my most recent visit to Sydney, I was fortunate to stay in the breathtaking Tank Stream that allowed me to be within walking distance to all the major city attractions.

The access to the hotel, the interiors, and the X-mas-y decor… Couldn’t have asked for a better place to sport my most glamorous dress by David Jones! The moment I spotted this dress on the web, I fell in love instantly, but actually wearing it made me feel like I was in a fairytale… The simple strapped style, the feather panel that added a layer of oomph, and the feel of the silk/linen blend…

Definitely one of the most gorgeous dresses I’ve ever donned! I combined my Christian Louboutin pointy toe heels and my Salvatore Ferragamo leather satchel and boy do I feel festive now! I’m not too sure what I’ll be wearing for Christmas, but I’m pretty sure it will be gorgeous and comfy! 🙂 xx ACWC



Way too stylish: The natural way to go

Style is about elan. Style is about dignity. Style is about intimacy. Style is about intenseness. Style is about allurement.

Have you visited those Egyptian museums? Well, I haven’t. But, that’s not the point. The point is, have you seen the goodies they used to bury with the bodies of the ancient Egyptians? Don’t you think they believed in being stylish, then? Style has always mattered to the human race. I have seen photographs of the kind of head dresses that got buried with some of these bodies. Man, way too stylish for us to carry off. And, probably, THAT is exactly why they decided to carry those items with them when they got transferred to the other side. Why leave it behind for us, when we would not have the guts to use it? Fair enough. The human character has a natural bent toward self embellishment. The ancient Egyptians believed in catering to the said bent.

This is a trait prominent in all of us. Yeah, don’t deny it. You have the need to be fashionable in you too. And, this internal urge to look your best and the desire to don a new look on and off  is the target of the fashion world that churns profits in jillions. Smart, aren’t they?

I know you can relate to what I am saying. I am sure you have an anecdote to share with your friends that will talk about what clamant drives you get every other month to get your hairstyle changed, revamp your wardrobe or even get shoes of another color. I got my hair straightened more than a year back as it didn’t look stylish enough when it was wavy (aah, me!) I don’t say I regret doing it, ‘cuz hey, it still looks stylish. I wake up in the morning and my hair still looks set. Like that of a celebrity. Don’t we all like to look like celebrities in our own little way?! *Cough Cough*

Another urge I am not proud of is this need to raid my favorite mall every month to spend on clothes and other “cool” stuff. I have no idea what I want to buy. I just want to.

Now, I don’t think we can altogether kill this urge to be stylish. All we can do is try and use our older stuff more fashionable and add on to our style quotient. Maybe I can talk about this in my next blog. So, till then, keep it stylish! Keep it alive! And, keep feeding the voracious style demon within you!