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7th Blog Anniversary

7th Blog Anniversary

Hey Guys!

I hope you are doing ok and are safe. A lot has happened since I posted my last blog post: We stepped into the year 2020, my trip to Kufri and experience a near-death situation, Corona Virus, Worldwide lockdown…

I have been more active on my social media and Youtube channel now rather than posting blog posts here. I have realized that the entertainment graph has been shifted towards more to live media rather than blogs and why not if people can see and hear you then why just reading. But I have always found fun creating content for my blog, creating new fashion looks, writing and sharing my thoughts. I started my journey as a blogger and this blog has been there ever since and its been 7 years. So on the occasion of my blogs 7th birthday, I’m here with this look which I absolutely love and HAPPY 7th BLOG ANNIVERSARY to me!

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Last year, I posted a picture on my Instagram to celebrate my 6 years of blogging. It was super fun creating that content. This year, I thought why not writing a blog post with a new look and talk about all the things happening around. But first, let’s talk about this look.

It’s a simple look which is great for day time. Paired my cotton maxi dress with a nude leather jacket. I have always love pairing bright colors with basic colors. It gives the overall look a subtle feeling. To finish the look, I have added a jute belt, brown sandals, and a clear boxy clutch. I have also kept my makeup very minimal for the day look (just added a lot of highlighter to glow!). BTW, I have started doing a lot of makeup looks. My passion for makeup has been evolved a lot and I want to do a makeup artist course soon to start my career as a Makeup Artist as well. THAT’S NEWS! Right?

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I have been creating a lot of makeup looks on my Youtube and social media accounts lately and I realized that playing with makeup is what I love the most! Of course, talking about trends and fashion is what I always do and I will continue to do so but I’m more focussed now on the makeup. I’m getting inspired looking at other Makeup Artists creating such perfect looks. So, now you are going to see a lot of makeup reviews, makeup looks and my journey of being a makeup artist on my Youtube channel and social media but yes I will also continue to post my fashion looks here on my blog and my travel reviews.

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The year 2020 started with a bang called Corona Virus (COVID19) and as it became pandemic, the fear of the disease is getting worse. The only way we can prevent it till now if we keep ourselves house quarantine. For me, it’s been 25 days since I have quarantine myself and to be honest it’s really difficult but to fight this we all have to come together and do so. All of my work, my shoots, and events got postponed and because of that, it’s affecting my personal life and finances as well. But this is not the time to think about it. It’s time to save our country and people by being at home. So, I hope you guys are doing the same and keeping yourselves at home. I wish everyone great health and peace.

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I hope you like this post. Thank you so much for reading at and stay safe!

 

Outfit:

Dress: Forever21

Jacket: ZARA

Shoes: Alberto Torresi

Bag: It was PR Package!

Fall LookBook with Hint of Colors

Fall LookBook with Hint of Colors

Hi Everyone!

After a really long time, I’m writing a blog post and it almost feels like forever. But what is better than coming back with so many colors of fall and a fall season lookbook. This season inspired me to create these two beautiful looks with Shein. Fall is the season where nights are cold and days are warm. Keeping that in mind here are my favorite two outfits for this season. 

Ps: You will find all the links to the outfit at the bottom of this post. SHEIN adds 500 new styles to their website every day! Perfect for when you want to try trendy pieces or stock up on basics for every season.

Look 1:

White on Denim

Both the denim and the top are from Shein. The material of the top is polyester which is my favorite fabric in this season because it is a little warm and thick and is perfect for this season. This is an off-shoulder top which you can wear as many ways as you can. One of the most versatile top I have ever own.  

I paired it with a denim and a sneaker to keep it casual yet chic yet and a very stylish look. This look is perfect for day out or casual outings. 

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Outfit 2:

The Flowy Yellow Dress

OMG! What can I say about this dress! I fell in love immediately with this dress as soon as I saw it. With its light yellow color to its beautiful flowy structure to its elegant neck style. I love everything about this dress. When I wore this dress and moved around, I felt like a beautiful winter breeze on a hot summer day. Is this not a perfect definition of fall and so as this dress.  

I kept the look pretty simple in this look as I wanted to highlight the dress. Paired my nude heel and jute bag to create that girl next door kinda feel. 

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Outfits:

White Top: Shein (http://bit.ly/2OaVduJ)

Blue Denim: Shein (http://bit.ly/33NG8pv)

Yellow Dress: Shein (http://bit.ly/32Ih95O)

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Winter Look in Summer

Winter Look in Summer

Hi Everyone!

If you are missing out those winter boots and overcoats just because it’s summers and its scorching heat outside, then this lookbook is just for you. Trust me, I love wearing long coats and boots for summers too but slightly an alternative way of wearing. There are a lot of cotton overcoats available in the market which you can mix and match with your outfit to give it a chic look.

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I wore a basic black t-shirt with high waist pants. I added this Shein check cut-sleeve Double Breasted Glen Plaid Vest Dress as an overcoat just to give that winter edged look. This is a summer alternate outfit which looks glam and also gives that winter cozy feel. I also have been loving these boots since they arrived and I have paired them so many times with different outfit. As white been a universal color which complements every other color, these boots look gorgeous with almost everything. I wore this outfit for India Fashion Week.

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Summers are beautiful but layering an outfit is almost impossible. But if you will add more cotton fabrics to your pairings, it will keep your body temperature cool and will look fabulous at the same time. Thank you so much for reading. I hope you like the pairing.

Outfit:

Jacket: Shein ( Here )

T-shirt: Forever21 

Pants: Shein

Shoes: StreetStyleStore ( Here )

Bag: Charles & Keith

The Comfort Game

The Comfort Game

Hi Everyone!

My birthday just passed. If you ask me, I’m not a crazy party person. Instead, I love hanging out with friends, eat out and catch a movie kind of a person. So I did spend my birthday like that. The interesting thing that happened was, I’m planning to get a new camera and I almost made my mind for Canon 6D Mark II and when I went on my birthday to buy it, I got totally confused with Sony A7 Mark III. So, I did not buy anything and I came back home totally confused as which one to get now. If you have any suggestions, please help me selecting a camera for my work as I have to get one urgently.

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Currently, I’m loving the clothing combos which comes with tops and bottoms together. This is one of the sets that I’m crushing these days. I can wear this sweatpants and jacket set for a jog or as my airport look. This is one of the versatile pieces that I can pair with other tops and bottoms too.

I can definitely say that this is a very comfortable pairing which can be paired as a fashion statement by pairing your favorite boots and a fanny pack. This is a perfect airport look too. The Poly fabric of this garment gives it a very stylish look and also keeps you warm from inside. I totally love the look and the fit it gave me.

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I hope you like the look. Thank you so much for reading!

Outfit:

Jacket and Sweatpants Set: (Here)

Boots: StreetStyleStore (Here)

Bag: Miniso

Its Cloaking Time

Its Cloaking Time

Fashion Trends keep changing with the season. Last year we have seen many different trends coming and going. Many got really famous and I tried it as well and shared it with all of you through this blog. Some of the trends which were huge last year were: Sock Booties, Ultra Slim Sunglasses, Fanny Packs, Sheer Trend, PVC Trend, Ultra Cropped Sweatshirts and many more. Some of them we totally love while some trends we prayed to vanish as soon as we saw them.

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But the trend that I’m talking about today is Cap Sleeves Trend. When I saw the trend, I totally loved it. To enjoy the trend on me, I got this beautiful jumpsuit with the Cap Sleeve look. The jumpsuit looked super elegant and chic. I immediately knew that this can be in my closet. I always give preference to comfort first when I select any cloth for myself and what is best than a jumpsuit. After I received this, I tried it on instantly I fall in love with this outfit as the fit was great and so as the fabric. I knew this can be a hit at fashion week. 

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It’s fun to be at the Fashion Week but it gets very tiring if you are not wearing something which is comfortable. The cap sleeve on this jumpsuit looked more like a cloak which gave it an interesting twist to the garment which was also perfect for Fashion Week because Fashion Week’s for us is all about coming out of your comfort zone and wear something out of the box. With the Cap Sleeve trend, I paired another 2017 trend which was Fanny Packs. To my surprise, the jumpsuit and the bag looked beautiful together and complemented each other. 

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This look is defiantly one of my favorite looks so far. Let me know which fashion trend you guys love from last year and would want to continue? I hope you like the look and the blog post. Thank you so much for reading.

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PS: Wearing this beautiful cloak sleeves jumpsuit which is my favorite from SheIn for fashion week. If you want to get this jumpsuit, check out here: http://bit.ly/2zuflBQ
Also you can use coupon code is RuchikaQ1 to enjoy ₹200 off orders over ₹2000. The code is valid from 1st Jan, 2019 to 31st March, 2019.

OUTFIT:

Jumpsuit: Shein (Here)

Shoes: Koovs

Bag: Miniso

The Fond Memories

The Fond Memories

Hi Everyone!

Recently I went to a couple of places before launching our own website for HouseofRuda. The website launch took a toll on me and with that, we are also shifting to a new place as our home is getting rebuilt. In all of this, I’m craving for a vacation again but before doing so, I would like to finish my pending projects. I have a couple of things lined up – few collaborations, travel blogs and videos, makeup tutorials and of course HouseofRuda’s work (that’s a lot of work BTW). Don’t know when I can plan my next holiday but for now, I’m looking at these images and cherishing the time I visited Mussoorie.

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As I usually take 2-3 outfits where ever I go for vacation for my lookbook shoots. You can say I cannot leave behind my work, no matter if I’m on vacation too. As we went for Mussoorie Gateway property review, I grabbed this chance and shot this outfit.

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When it comes to styling, I take one item from my closet and pair the rest of the garments around it. For this look, my blazer is the highlight. I paired the whole look around this beautiful pink color blazer which I got from Shein. I kept the look contemporary by pairing high waist shorts and a basic grey t-shirt. To accessories the whole look, I added my golden flap brogues, basic watch, a minimal neckpiece, and my reading glasses. Out of lots of looks, I did in past, I can say this is one of my favorites so far.

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This look is perfect for a day out and for brunches or a beach wedding (wink*). I hope you like the look. Thank you so much for reading it.

PS: You can use the coupon code: Ruchika04, and enjoy ₹300 off orders over ₹2600.

OUTFIT:

Jacket: Shein ( Here )

Top: Forever21

Shorts: Forever21

Shoes: Romwe

Watch: Daniel Wellington (Here)

Black and Plaid Love

Black and Plaid Love

Hi Everyone!

Last year, I was traveling almost every month and after some time, I got so tired of traveling that I told myself, I had to stop! But now as I have taken a good amount of rest because of my health issues and my time required in my work, I am ready to travel again.

Starting with the property review in Mussoorie this month, I am all set to start my travel videos and blog posts again and you will be seeing a lot of them coming up in the coming months. If you still do not follow me on my Instagram, do follow me there, as I will be updating all my stories and my travel experience on my handle.

I am super excited to start my traveling experience all over again and sharing with you all.

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I love this summer outfit idea, where I have paired my crop plaid top with the frill waist capri pants. I went to three different events wearing the same outfit and I’m in total love with the look. I wore the same top with the same plaid pattern skirt in one of my earlier lookbook (here).

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This look is very chic and smart and perfect for a day out or for your formal events. Plaid Pattern is currently in fashion and if you pair it correctly they look outstanding.

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Thank you so much for reading the post. I hope you love the look. 

OUTFIT:

Top and Pants: SHEIN 

Bag: Gifted

Shoes: Old

Location: Publiq Bar and Kitchen

A Bling Night with the Sequins Dress

A Bling Night with the Sequins Dress

Hi Everyone!

This dress reminds me of the movie ‘Nerve’ where Emma Roberts wore a green sequins glitter dress in one of her dares. She looked pretty in the glitter dress and with her muddy sneakers in the movie. When I saw this dress on Shein, I thought this is the perfect replica of the dress she wore. I stop myself so many times from buying it, but I ended up getting it for me. This is a perfect party or a Saturday night dress for anyone who likes a Mini or a bodycon dress. I’m soon going to Goa and this will be a perfect night out dress.TPP_7005-2-1 TPP_7043-2 We choose a bar location for our shoot in particular because I wanted to create that ambiance which can do justice to the dress. The dress itself is such a statement piece that you actually do not need to wear it with anything. To keep everything simple,  I paired a simple block heel and a black clutch to go with it.TPP_6994-2-1 TPP_6996-2 The beautiful Emerald color of this dress, make me fall in love with it.  I think it is so important to have some statement pieces in your wardrobe, that when you wear them, you create your own statement of style. If you want to get this dress,  follow the link in the outfit section below.TPP_6961-2-1 TPP_7012-2Hope you have a great weekend and happy monsoon!  Thank you for reading and special thanks to Shein and Publiq Bar and kitchen for partnering on this post!

OUTFIT:

Dress: Shein (here)

Accessories: Shoes: Old, Clutch: Damilano

Location: Publiq Bar and kitchen

Summer Classics: Trench Jacket & Torn Denim

Summer Classics: Trench Jacket & Torn Denim

Hi Everyone!

I have been a bit slower in posting lookbooks recently and that is because we are finally launching our women fashion garment label and giving it a form of an online website. I’m super excited to launch the website soon and we are putting all our efforts and hard work on the website and doing all the required task with it. I will soon be releasing the same with all of you and I hope you like whatever we are coming up with. I will be needing all your support and love for making the website a successful venture. All your suggestions and love are welcome. 

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Coming back to today’s look! It is inspired by the summer essentials which we required to create an everyday look. For a casual, to a formal look, you need a structured blazer, but it is very difficult to wear blazers during summer because of the hot and humid climate. I created the whole look very summer friendly by pairing a torn denim with a tank top and on top of it to make it more structured, I paired a summer trench jacket with it. I have designed this trench jacket on my own keeping the structured look and the climate in mind. You will soon see the same trench jacket in our garment line in a different color.

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Recently got this torn denim from Shein. This is not only torn from the knee but also from the ankle which is giving it a very cute and girly look. The denim feels super stretchy and true to its size. I totally love it. If you want to get this same denim then please click on the link provided at the outfit section.

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Thank you so much for reading it. I hope you like the look.

 

Outfit:

Tank Top: H&M

Denim: Shein (Here)

Trench Jacket: My Own Design

Accessories: Bag – Charles and Keith and Shoes – Aldo

Indian Look with Rent A Closet

Indian Look with Rent A Closet

Hi Everyone!

I’m back with another Indian look! Many of you told me that I look better in Indian than western wear but I feel more comfortable carrying western wear and I always feel that Indian wear need more elegance and patience to wear. However, whenever I wear something in Indian wear, you all love it.

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This beautiful grey lehnga is from Rent A Closet, which I totally love. Rent A Closet is an amalgamation of creative ideas and extravagant fashion choices where one can rent authentic designer wear clothes. Wearing designer wear for any occasion brings not only confidence but also happiness but not everyone can afford to wear their favorite designers but Rent A Closet has India’s biggest designer garments which you can rent for your special occasion, wear it and make your dream come true. You do not have to spend a fortune of money to wear your favorite designer garment but just the rental amount. There’s a seemingly endless variety of everything including ethnic wear, cocktail dresses, sparkly jewelry and even “Cinderella” dresses. Majority of the collection belongs to an ethnic category and all the top designers’ like Varun Bahl, Manish Arora, Shantanu and Nikhil, Ritu Kumar, Rimple and Harpreet Narula, Preeti S Kapoor, Amethyst, Anamika Khanna, Ridhima Bhasin are going to be seen mainstream in the selection.

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The lehnga I’m wearing is from the designer house of RUHMAHSA and the actual price of this piece is Rs. 40000 but you can rent this from Rent A Closet for 3 days for Rs. 4000. How convenient is that! This beautiful piece is pretty simple yet it is giving a statement look. The renting process of Rent A Closet is fairly simple and easy. They will take your order, fit the garment in your size and get it delivered to your doorstep and after your rental period, all you have to return the piece.

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The last time I wore Rent A Closet was for AIFW (Amazon India Fashion Week) and that was a beautiful pre-draped saree from Anamika Khanna. I truly love how Rent A Closet making designer wear available for everyone.

Thank you so much for reading. I hope you like the look.