December 21, 2017

Why I am thankful for 2017 + iphone case design

Hi people

I don't know about you people but 2017 has been a very thoughtful year for me. It was a very well planned year for me. Oh, I didn't plan for the year but vice-versa

In this post, I will get a little personal. I don't know if you can take it without judging me or not but, I will take my chances :)

But first, let's talk about the second part of this blog post. This iPhone case design is my second collaborated item with an eCommerce website. Check out the first one here (Sherlock Holmes fans would love it).

There is no second of a doubt here that there is a craze for iPhone cases in the market. If you are a brand or sell at a flea market, if your store doesn't have an iPhone case design then you are not ready for the business!

Why I am saying this is because I had literally 100 options and it was so darn hard to choose the design, material, color and so on. Now let me tell you that I had a moment with an iPhone case which didn't disappear. I kept coming back to it for the half hour I spent on Zaful.

Hands down, Zaful is the BEST site currently, for whatever shopping cravings you have. I'm not just saying that because I'm associated with them. In not a single article have I praised them (I didn't need to). But, look at the variety, speedy delivery (another product just reached within 10 days of ordering!), great customer service and quality.

This iPhone cover is made of poly-carbonate, looks super elegant, the design is still in place (been using it for 15 days now) and doesn't have sharper edges so putting it on or removing it, isn't a problem.


Let's quickly talk about the 5 things I am thankful for:

1) Good health - as many of you know how crazy I am about Cassy Ho's Pilates because it and she make me so happy that I cannot put into words. Not only that but also, this time I was able to fully decide for once and for all, whether or not I want to include certain food products in life or not. Bye-bye sugar! So I am pretty thankful for eliminating stuff and including Almond Milk (my love).

2) Development areas - I found out that I really need to work on my anger management issues among other things. I have not done anything about that yet but, I have started to skip getting angry at someone or something. I skip the 1st, 3rd, 5th, etc. times I want to get mad at. It's really temporary but it's working for now.

3) Love - how can Akanksha not be thankful for this. I am in a happy place right now. Putting efforts and reaping benefits; the relationship has never been more kind. Thank you!

4) Standing up - I feel like giving a separate pointer for this topic. This year made me realize that no matter who is in front of me, personally or professionally, I need to stand up for myself. Even if I have to dishonor my promise in point #2, I have to stand up for myself. It has totally worked on my side and am very much comfortable with myself for yelling at people who have wronged me.

5) Job - This deserves to be on the list. We spend more than half of our awake time, working. If we don't like our job then we might as well not get up in the morning. Until July, I was miserable. I hated my job, hated the people and was just waiting to get ANY job. My family and friends were totally against the idea of me quitting a well-paying job but, I finally got it.
Mental health + Job satisfaction > Money + Power

I am happy with my job now. Not afraid of Mondays anymore! :D

Enjoy the rest of the article.

He was just fond of the camera - not getting clicked but, the camera!

Just won't go

She was the sweetest

Happy us
Sweater: H&M, Jeggings: Zara,Watch: Aliexpress, iPhone case: Zaful

Hope you enjoyed the article :)

Let me know below what would you like to read next?

This is my LAST ARTICLE for the year. 
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year people! <3
Stay safe, stay happy.

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December 5, 2017

5 Virtues to Live a Healthy life + Blue Stripes Bow Top

Hey guys

I'm so psyched to share this post with you. I've been meaning to write something wonderful and it just occurred to me, the best thing to do for someone is to inspire them. So, here I am. Will try to inspire you :)

Also, this blue striped bow top came in the other day. Hands down, the best cotton top I've ever worn. I cannot possibly tell you, the number of head turns I got after I worn it to the mall. Not exaggerating even a bit here.

The bell sleeves of this top are just like McDreamy (watching a lot of Grey's Anatomy lately). You must be wondering how I can wear it underneath a jacket (since it's cold here in Delhi). I just try to hold the sleeves straight, till I get the jacket on. You might want to wear a slip under it since it's a little translucent.

You don't need to make a bow out of it, you just need to tie the two ends together and the bow kind of creates on its own.

Inserting the thread/cotton bow through the hole in the top, was tricky. There is just one hole in the center and one thread. I just didn't get how on earth I could create a bow with one hole. Then it just hit me; I don't! You don't need to make a bow out of it, you just need to tie the two ends together and the bow kind of creates on its own. Isn't that deep (thoughts) and great?

About the bag- Ever since I lost this brown leather bag to water, I've been in search for a pretty simple yet elegant one. It has literally been over an year and I haven't found (till now), an inexpensive brown leather bag, that meets my criterion. I clicked on the bags section of Zaful's website and there it was- brown, shiny, with its little babies - card holder, wallet, and a sling. Wished for one patiently and found a whole new world of opportunities (I'm high).

The shoulder bag has a zipper at the top so that's a relief. I just don't like bags that have a snap fastener instead of a zipper. We have things to keep- kajal, lip balm, keys, wallets, phone, HAIR CLIPS, etc. We don't want to lose any more hair clips!

I'm ever so grateful to Zaful, for having such an amazing collection and discounts all the time.

Without further ado, here are the 5 best virtues according to me, to live a healthy life:

1) Kindness: Cannot say this enough. No one can. If you end up helping someone or not, being kind will only make you feel lighter. Try it just once a day on a full stomach. Show me the reports after 10 days.

2) Patience: I lack this big time but the few times that I've been patient before I make a big decision, I've thanked the time and myself for it. Good things take time and that's why I have this tattoo after it.

3) Perseverance: I lack in this area too. The first time, I actually heard someone say this word was (heard a lot of times before but didn't pay attention until now) when Chuck Bass from Gossip Girl was giving a toast at his father's wedding. Remember, anyone? When you have an urge to give up or you are afraid, it means you are dealing with something important. Otherwise you be having a bad feeling instead.

4) Love: I have come to realize that my sole purpose in life is to love things and people. I love each day, I look forward to things I make-up so that I am happy about that particular day, I even love someone to (x times + 1) because I am a hopeless person who doesn't leave hoping for more love. But, it has always made me happy. Living each day, loving each day, loving to take care of myself and people I love; has always made me happy. So it is one of the most important virtues to be doing while you live.

5) Honesty: If you are not honest with yourself first, why are even reading this point? Please skip to the pictures below if you hesitate at this point. Live for your integrity, respect, and principles, before anything else. Be true to yourself.


Top: Zaful here, Handbag: Zaful here, Pants: Forever21, Boots: Rosewholesale, Watch: Aliexpress

Do you agree with my 5 virtues for a healthy life? No? Comment below 

Hopefully my next post would be that post which I was talking about on one of my Instagram posts.

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November 19, 2017

5 Smarter ways to dress faster in the morning: Fall 2017

Hello people!

This is my first fall post of 2017. So excited to share this post with you.

I was on the lookout for a new location for my blog pictures. So fed-up of greenery in my posts. Nine out of my ten blog posts are usually in a green backdrop- park, garden, trees, etc. This time, I literally went outside for a change, only to be disappointed with more greenery (so ironic!). But, I guess this greenery is different from the rest of my posts right? Let me know in the comments below if you seriously would like to see me in some other backdrop for a change! Also, let me know if you don't mind the greenery :)


I had a hard time picking this outfit. I honestly am that girl who can confidently say, 'I have enough clothes'. I actually don't need more clothes. Let me re-phrase the statement. I actually don't want to spend anymore on clothes (bloggers say Aye!). I spend like how; on kiehl's products and any healthy food. Like crazy! So clearly I am not any better off than you guys. 

So, anyway, I had a hard time pairing this Rosegal bag with anything I owned and not shown enough of here. Instagram, pinterest, and tumblr were not of much help either. In moments like these, I do these things to put myself out of misery.

So if you want to know how to decide what to wear if you feel like you don't have anything to wear, read along.

5 ways to decide an outfit, in the morning:

1) Pick a reference color- Easy for me, I had this pink bag as my reference color. To make it easy for you, wear the first color that comes to your mind which you haven't worn for 3 days. As silly as it sounds, if you're staring at your cupboard for 10 minutes, it's better to be silly. It can be a color of a bag, shoes, or a dress. If nothing works, black. Feel black, wear black, drink black?

2) Pick your first garment- Next, I pick my first garment. This step always depends upon the state of my mind, the weather, status of legs/arms and the time of the month! That's right, people. If it's super hot outside, I'll never pick a pair of jeggings or other polyester materials that would make me uncomfortable. So, it's always the pants first. If I have to decide a dress then this 'first garment' changes to 'mood'. Lace: work with lace. Don't have one? Get a lace top or a dress and then lace it. It never gets you wrong. Check out these gorgeous women dresses for a quick lace pick.

3) Pattern- If you are feeling it then let your print decide your outfit for you. I personally love stripes but you can pick any print you have. Florals are a magical contrast this time of year. I see plaid making a come-back. Just make sure to play neutral or one color, rest of the outfit.

4) The third one- If you're a jeans and t-shirt kind of a person and almost always has a problem deciding to look different with this outfit then, do this- pick a happy color for the third color. You must always wear three colors in your entire outfit (including accessories), unless you are in New York's Times Square then wear whatever the heck you may want. White tshirt with blue denims? Throw red accessories with it. My favorite red family color is burgundy though!

5) Odd pair- If nothing works, I pair odd colors or garments together. Like in these pictures, who knew peach could work well with meadow green? Just visualize an outfit in your mind and if it seems fine, you can definitely lift it with accessories. 

Clearly not green!

Struggling to hold these cute bags





Bag: Rosegal, Pants: Rosegal, Blouse: HM, Cardigan: Zara,
Flats: New Chic, Ring & Earrings: Thrifted

I hope you liked the 5 tips to dress faster in the morning. Even better would be deciding it in the night but who does that? :D

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