1 Bandeau, 5 Fashion Styles

INTRODUCTION TO BANDEAUS

Bandeau, also known as tube top is a strapless narrow band mostly made of stretchable fabrics. It can be an alternative to sports bras as both the edges are finished with thick bands for a better hold.

History

Bandeaus date back to ancient Greece times when they were called apodesmos

It consisted of a band of wool or linen that was wrapped across the breasts and tied or pinned at the back.

Coming back to the present, Now bandeaus are not just adhere to beach wear or active wear. It’s a versatile piece of clothing and can be a part of various other fashion themes. Down below are 5 Fashion Styles in which Bandeau has a pivotal role.


1. Go Boho

Bohemian Fashion is an unconventional and very vibrant form of fashion. When we hear boho, we know that there will be oxidized jewelry. It’s not just about jewelry though, it’s also about the prints, textures, choice of colors and most importantly how we’re carrying it.

Being Boho is about being bold and confident.

Here, I paired my bandeau with a button-down printed skirt. The skirt is a bit long so I pulled it up to the upper band of my bandeau. Dark lipshade is always a must when it comes to bohemian styling. Oxidized Jewelry is what completes the whole look.

2. Go Retro

Retro or vintage fashion can be segregated into various sections like 1970s with bandanas and bell bottoms and then 1990s with suspenders and achromatics.

Bell bottom is one major highlight from back then. People are still fond of it and now, every designer launches its own way of wearing and styling bell bottoms.

Hence, I chose bell bottoms for my retro look. I love how its print is complimenting my bandeau. To give a more retro touch, I wore my scarf as a bandana/headband. Other ways to wear a bandeau for retro styling can be ; (a) With puffed sleeved off shoulder tops (b) With Denim skirts (c) With corset belts (d) With flared sleeved printed shrugs

3. Go Preppy

The word β€œpreppy” originates from the classic style that prep schools on the East Coast are known for.

The most common patterns which can be seen in this style are stripes, Polka dots and plaids. Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl is popular for her preppy styles. Tights, Blazers, long socks, Block Pleated skirts, are some garments which are included in Preppy Fashion.

I used my plaid pencil skirt to get this look. Although, this article is all about bandeaus but just to give a vivid picture, the exact preppy look would be ( plaid skirts + shirts/feminine blouses with headbands). Suspenders really helped me to get the preppy look!

4. Go Artsy

Artsy Fashion is when you play with the colors, the patterns, the silhouettes and what not. It should be unusual or unconventional.

Pop colors, exaggerated prints, exceptional cuts are some factors to keep in mind if you are going for artsy look.

Here, I didn’t play much with the tints and shades. To get the extravagant look, I used another bandeau with more elasticity so that it can cover my arm as well. I liked the result!

5. Go Casual

I don’t think there is any need to define casual fashion. It’s what we wear all day. The motive is to style it in a way that it make heads turn.

Now, we’re all wearing bandeaus casually anyway, so how else can we style it? I’ve seen people pairing it with shirts and shrugs and it looks great!

For a change, I used a really subtle skater dress of mine and wore my bandeau above it. I planned to go for a statement belt(which can be a great substitute) but anywho, went for bum bag and loved how it changed the whole look!


Everybody has their own sense of Fashion and they can modify or alter it accordingly.

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‘That 70s Show’ Inspired Outfits

That 70s Show is a fun and hilarious American sitcom based around a group of 6 Friends. The Show is perfect not only for a binge session on the weekends but also to watch how characters changed and ensembled their styles over this period of time.

Before talking about the show’s smart amalgamation of styles, it’s important to know what men and women in 1970s wore and how the clothing was modified and evolved over the period of 1970-1979.

1970s Fashion

Early 70s

For women, the basic and popular styles included were bell bottom pants and maxi dresses accessorized with scarves and beaded/feathered/wooden jewelry. Skirt length was mostly below knee.

Although they carried the 60s hippie look, but some women went for flared pants, cardigans with colors giving the feminine touch.

Men also chose bell bottom or flared pants as their basic 70s look paired with frilled shirts or broad lapel blazers.

Mid 70s

In the mid 70s, both men and women dropped the wild look and graphic tees or other causal outfits came into fashion. Pants were straighter and collars were European.

With the rise of female working class, formal suits also arrived as a popular fashion look with bodycon blouses, tailored blazers and midi skirts.

Late 70s

Disco style took over everything in the late 70s. Sequins and spandex were two most popular fabrics.

Aside the shimmery sets of disco, for casuals, women started wearing revealing clothes like fitted shirts, strapless tops/tube tops, baggie pants and silhouette most used was inverted triangle.

Whereas, Men started wearing activewear like tracksuits, jumpsuits and cardigans. Color palette changed from pastels to earth tones like brown, grey and tans.


Character based Inspired Outfits from That 70s Show

1. Jackie Burkhart

A) PRINTS, PRINTS AND.. PRINTS

Jackie is to That 70s show what Rachel is to Friends. Jackie, no doubt, gave major girly fashion and all her clothes be it midi skirts or maxi dresses were mostly covered in prints.

B) ALWAYS HAD A WAY WITH SCARVES

C) FLUFFY AND CUTE COATS

– Outfits inspired by Jackie –


2. Steven Hyde

A) WHAT’S HYDE WITHOUT HIS GRAPHIC T-SHIRTS?

It’s his USP and now that it’s back in fashion, don’t you dig those?

B) DENIM JACKETS FOR HIS DOPE PERSONALITY

C) VESTS, HIS SECOND FAVOURITE

– Outfits inspired by Hyde –


3. Michael Kelso

A) DAMN, JACKIE HE CAN’T CONTROL THE WEATHER BUT CAN WEAR BOMBER JACKETS, NO?

B) VIBRANT YET SUBTLE

Much needed cutie.

– Outfits inspired by Kelso –


3. Donna Pinciotti

Her surname, no doubt is very complicated but her dressing sense was simple and sophisticated throughout the show.

A) I HEART HER SHIRTS AND SO SHOULD YOU

B) SPEAKING OF SIMPLICITY, HERE COMES REGLAN SLEEVES

C) EVERLASTING BELL-BOTTOMS

D) CAN’T FORGET HER HEADSCARF

Outfits inspired by Donna


4. Eric Forman

Just like his behaviour, his style was also neat, clean and formal.

A) SO INTO CHECKERED SHIRTS

B) WHAT’S COMMON HMM..

– Outfits inspired by Eric –


6) Fez

We don’t know his name and religion, but we surely know how much he loved his printed shirts.

I never really liked his dressing sense but he sure is one heck of a guy!

Well, Okay Fez.

– Outfits inspired by Fez –


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How to style your Graphic tee!

Graphic tee, as the name suggests, is a tee having graphics on it which can be done by screen printing, block printing, freehand and by many other ways.


Reasons why they’re so much in trend ;

1. Can mould themselves to any occasion if paired right

2. Very comfortable

3. Can be customized

4. Simple yet Chic

5. Unisex Garment


I’m going to tell you 6 different ways on how you can style your basic graphic tee!

1. Denim Version

Denims, as we all know, are a timeless wardrobe staple. Casual garments can never go wrong with it and everyone can carry it. Here, I went for denims on denims and made a perfect casual look. I also made a side knot which is a great way to cut some length of graphic tee.

2. Staying Home Version

This version is obviously stating how extremely comfortable you can style your Graphic tee but the catch is, to not look way lousy, you can knot your tee from the inside to give out Sunray gathers. Now, you can pair it with your sweatpants, cargo pants, joggers or shorts without sacrificing the end look.

3. Semi-Formal Version

For this,I paired my graphic tee with Black turtleneck bodycon one-piece and to harmonize the look, I put black belt with it. The more loose your tee is, the more peplum look the style will give. Here is another way to formalize your tee, narrow down your tee with the help of belt and put on a blazer and bravo, A three-piece semi-formal suit!

4. Going-On-Date Version

There are so many ways to to get all dolled up with one graphic tee like pairing it with a ruffle skirt or Circular Jeans or Bell-sleeved shrugs. Here, I paired it with my suspender dress (yes, with pockets). Accessories can always level-up the look!

5. Chandler Bing Version

If you’re a Friends fan then you know how Chandler was a huge fan of pairing his sweatshirts with T-Shirts. So, taking inspiration from him, I paired my long-sleeve dress with graphic tee and to complete the look, I put on Plazzo.

6. Vintage Version

It’s more like a 90s version when suspenders were highly popular. I believe that suspenders can change any look in a constructive way. I bought the one I’m wearing here from Amazon at a very reasonable rate. Also, I knotted my graphic tee instead of tucking it in!


Everybody is instilled with their own sense of Fashion. So, you’re free to modify any look as per your own choice.

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How to style your SWEATSHIRT

Sweatshirt, as we all know, is one of the most comforting piece of clothing. It comes in really soft fabrics which are absorbent like cotton jersey. It usually include elastic cuffs.

We mostly wear it for casual purposes but believe it or not, it has endless styling properties.


1. Go Cargo!

Cargo pants are loose elastic-cuffed pants with huge pockets taking comfort to the next level. Pairing it with sweatshirt is amazingly comfortable plus to make it look more stylish, pair it with a statement belt and put on some accessories.

Cargo pants+Lettertape belt+Sneakers

2. Tuck it in!

Instead of letting your sweatshirt left loose, Tuck it in from your waist and put on your favorite pair of shorts. I also wore a cloth belt to make it more alluring!

Tucked in Sweatshirt+ClothBelt+Shorts

3. Dress up!

Yes, you can doll up despite how casual your sweatshirt is. Just pair it with a dress which will compliment your whole look and you’re good to go!

Bodycon dress+Jewellery+Heels

4. Sunray Pleating!

This doesn’t look entirely like a pleat but I hope you got my point. I used a basic elastic band and knot it from the inside and tada, the look is ready! I wore it above a beautiful floral one piece and tied the ClothBelt as a headband.

Floral dress+Sunray pleated sweatshirt+Headband

5. Go Lacey!

Lace can always bring a glamour to everything. So here, I wore a sleeveless lace blouse and paired it with a mid-length plazzo pants.

Lace blouse+Plazzo+Statement bag

6. Knot up!

You must have seen this coming. Knotting is such a timeless style, it changes the whole pattern of the garment. Here, I wore a statement neckpiece and wide-leg jeans with my sweatshirt.

Wide-Leg Jeans+Statement Jewellery+Knotted Sweatshirt

I hope you liked this article, I tried to cover most of the looks in this one but as I said before, Sweatshirt has endless styling properties. So, I’m gonna experiment more and come up with more styles soon!

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8 ways to style your oversized pants/jeans

Oversized pants, or wide-leg pants, or baggy pants are those which are loose-fitted and bigger in size.

Amidst the trend of skinny jeans, oversized pants and jeans are giving Fashion a pragmatic turn.

However, people either throw it off or downsize it instead of being experimental. They can look lousy when not worn correctly but if you pair it with right garments and accountrements, they can look really chic and debonair.

Here, I’m going to tell you 8 amazing ways which can make you look stylish wearing those baggy pants!


1. Fitted Tops

If you pair loose items, they’re surely going to make you look lousy. Anything which hugs your body like bodycons or bralettes, basically, anything fitted can neutralize your whole look.

Wide-leg pants with fitted tees

2. Accessorize it

Accessories are so underrated. We don’t see how it can make our outfit excessively better. Chains, belts, pendants, hats, bracelets and what not can level-up our style if chosen correctly. For baggy pants, I recommend going for statement belts, they can give your look a commendable change. If you want to experiment more, take a scarf, adjoin it with two loops given on the waistband and tighten it by making a bow out of it. It’ll look amazing!

Accessorizing baggy pants with chains and belts

3. Turn it into sweatpants!

Step-1 : Fold the ankles of your pants.

Step-2 : Take an elastic band and put it over the folded hem.

Step-3 : Turn it over and you’ll see elastic band holding the whole edge making gathers.

Baggy pants turned into sweatpants

4. Graphic Tees

Graphic tees are so in and all for the right reasons. They make you look so cool and relaxed, plus, there are so many ways to style it. You can make a knot or tuck it in, and it’s going to look fabulous in every way.

Baggy pants with graphic tees

5. Bum bags

Bum bags consist of a small pouch which can be worn around the waist or hip. They go pretty much well with everything and are really portable.

Baggy pants paired with bumbags

6. Sweats!

Oversized pants paired with cropped sweats or hoodies give away a street style look. Many celebrities go out wearing this look and make it look worthwhile. Sweats with loose pants can also make an amazing airport look!

Baggy pants with sweats

7. Fold it!

If your pants are oversized then they’re most probably going to be longer than your legs. To correct it, make a cuff by folding it. It will not only stop distrubing your feet but also make you look smarter and more proportionate.

Baggy pants turned into cuffed pants

8. Go Executive!

Why limiting baggy pants to streets and airports when you can go to office wearing those pants as well? Yes, with proper coordination, you can actually go to office wearing your oversized pants. It’ll give a really nice semi-formal look. The main gist of this whole change can be given by coats and shirts.

Oversized jeans and pants paired with coats

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Fashion Illustration – HOW TO RENDER SEQUINS

Sequins is a type of trim made of plastic or metal. Sequins vary in size, shape and color. They can be glossy or matt, reversible or one-side. The most popular backing fabrics include tulle or chiffon.

Sequins is mainly popular because of the glam it brings on the fabric. It makes it party-wear and ultra-modern.


There are many kinds of Sequins but the most common are A. The Matte B. The Multi-colored C. The one -colored Glitter-y and D. The Shimmer

A. The Matte

The Matte Sequins doesn’t have any gloss or Blinking effect. It has a lusterless surface.

To make this, I used Brush pens and dotted the grey area while darkening the shadow areas side by side. Then I used the darker tone for highlighting.

B. The Multi-colored

As the name suggests, it involves more than one color. It can either imply to multi-colored fabrics and one colored sequins or different shades of sequins sewed to the plain fabric.

To get this, I used water colors and chose light ones for the base and then I used black to cover most of the shadow areas while adding another layer of hues. After that, I used White uni-ball gel pen to make the sequins.

C. The One-colored Glitter-y

It’s the most common and popular one. For this I again used Brush pens and rendered the whole dress leaving areas which are open to light. Then I started dotting all over it distinguishing shadow places from the light ones. After that, I used White pen to give the glitter effect. It’s a little time-consuming but it’s worth your time.

D. The Shimmer

It is more like a second version of (The multi-colored) except it’s not necessary for either fabric or sequins to have more than one hue. It takes time and patience to get the very look you want.

To get the look, I painted the base and highlighted it with the black water color. Then I used dark pens like black and dotted more on black base than on whites/pinks. The same I did for rest of the colors. I used colored pens for dotting. Hues I used were Pink, Red, White and black.


The other types of sequins can be;

1. The Over-sized Sequins 2. The Holographic/textured Sequins 3. The both sided colored Sequins 4.


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HOW TO STYLE YOUR WHITE KURTA

White Kurtas are a must-have in your wardrobe and the reasons behind this is because;

A. White is a basic color so any other color which you’ll pair it with will turns out to be a highlight.

B. You can go overboard with jewelry and can still rock it.

C. Embroidery looks so much better when done on white fabric like chikankari embroidery.

D. You can pair it up with different pieces of clothing.


Here, I’m going to tell you 4 different ways on how to style your WHITE KURTA for different occasions.

1. Go Indo-Western

This one is my favorite. Indo-Western Styling can be done in two ways;

A. Wearing something indian and pairing it with western accessories like belts, hats, heels, hoops, or even western garments like Coats and Denims.

B. Wearing something western and pairing it with traditional jewelry or Western garments with traditional prints.

I chose option (A) For this because White Kurta is a part of traditional wear. I paired it up with a Black Cotton Plazzo with golden intricate conventional work.

To match it with the Golden Work, I opted for Golden Shimmer Dupatta and used a belt to fit it around the waist. I concluded my look with a beautiful Neck-piece and Black heels.

2. Go Artsy

Artsy Fashion is when you wear something which involves bold and bright hues and it often include prints.

For this, I paired my white kurta with a Circular tiered skirt. I went for subtle accessories so that the skirt won’t lose its charm. I completed my look with mirror work embroidered- Sling and Jutis.

You can wear this for a casual meet-up or even for an occasion as it looks effortless yet beautiful.

3. Go Casual

This is definitely suited for college goers or someone who has to go for something regular but don’t want their clothes to look boring.

When it comes to Casual, Denims always comes to our mind. Now, you can wear denim jeans with it or denim jackets, either way, you’ll look great.

Although, casual is not really limited to denims. You can wear cotton pegged trousers, Shrugs, coats, Harem pants and many other pieces.

4. Go Romantic

Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe towards the end of the 18th century. From that movement, Romantic style got its definition.

Not looking back at the history, In present, it means going for prints, textures and flares.

This style can be worn when you’re going out for a date or any meet and greets. It gives a simple, sweet and sophisticated outlook.


Other ways to style your white kurta –

A. Semi-Formal

B. White-On-White

3. Heavy Dupattas

4. Three-piece suit


To sum up, white kurta is a staple piece as it goes with everything and you can style it with so many statement garments as well. Everybody has their own set of clothes so I based this whole article on the garments which can be seen in most of the closets.


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One sheer top, 7 different personalities

Sheer tops are a kind of see-through tops. It is a dependent piece of garment. Meaning, it usually depends on other garments to go with.

Plain sheer tops are very easy to style like you can pair them with bandeaus, crop tops, camisoles or even over printed garments but there are certain other kinds of Sheer tops and here, I’m going to style an EMBROIDERED SHEER TOP

Now that we know embroidery is the catch here so I focussed on mainly showing it off. I paired it with clothes which can change how people will look at us cause’ different styles take out different personalities.


1. The Chilled

As the name suggests, it’s someone who is cool and funky. Here, I matched my sheer top with a white shirt and made it look kind of lousy. I knotted it out and dropped it around the shoulder because it shows the ‘no care given’ attitude but at the same time it looks cool. Denims are always a way to go with such personality.

Accessories : Broad Belts, Cross body bag and Converse shoes

2. The Backpacker

The Backpacker is someone who is a wanderlust, a travel freak. Someone who is always ready to climb mountains or trek. For this, I took a shirt whose color matched with the embroidery and wrapped it around my waist to make it look sporty and energetic. Wore a crop top above it not stealing the thunder of embroidery. Made a high ponytail and good to go!

Accessories : Backpack, Ear piercings and Timberland boots.

3. The Cutie

Someone who is chic, vibrant and girly. This personality is youthful and thus, needs something which will make it look underage. So, I paired it with a denim corset silhouette dress, Made a really cute hairstyle and that’s it.

Accessories : Statement hair accessories like headbands, bandanas or Clips, Sling Bag and Pumps.

4. The Nerd

The Nerd is a bookworm, an introvert so it needs a simple and sophisticated styling. Comfort is a key here. I wore my sheer top over a black one-piece and knotted it at waist to make it look fitted, Hair semi-tied giving a library-look. It looks simple yet elegant.

Accessories : Specs, Bracelets, Satchel Bag and Gladiators/ballerinas

5. The Bossy

The bossy has a dominating personality. Her clothes should make her look strong, independent and intellectual. For this, I chose monochrome scheme. I paired it up with a co-ord of pencil skirt and waterfall jacket. I matched the color of Belt and bandeau I wore inside the sheer top.

Accessories : Elegant/Rich earrings, Envelope Purse and Stilletos.

6. The Socialite

The Socialite is someone who has a way with people around. A complete extrovert so, for this, Styling should represent an open personality. Hence, I paired my Sheer top with an overall/Dungaree in which I kept one side open showing a welcoming aura. I tied my hair in a bun and wore huge earrings.

Accessories : Statement earrings, Bum bag and Open-toe Heels.

7. The Rational

Someone who’s reasonable and goes with logics. This personality needs a subtle and refined look. So, I coupled it with a sleeveless long shrug and Knee-length pencil skirt.

Accessories : Studs, Tote Bag and Sandals


Other ways to style your embroidered sheer top

1. Denims all the way

Pair it up with (boyfriend jeans + Cropped denim jacket) or (Black denim shorts+Distressed Jacket)

2. Touch of Indian

Match your Sheer top with Oxidized Jewelry like heavy Jumkas/Bangles. Don’t overdo it. Wear a tiered/flared plain skirt with it.

3. Go Casual

Pair your Sheer top with Biker shorts, wear a bandeau inside and conclude the look by wearing an oversized jacket.


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Fashion Illustration – 2

How to give holographic effect with Staedtler Pencils

When people hear about holographic and iridescence effects it’s often used to describe colour shifting flecks that shine or pick up light.

On sheets, it’s usually done with the help of photo colors or water colors because with great amout of water it mixes gracefully but the drawbacks of doing with them are (I) It’s difficult to set your hand with it (II) Colors which are not complementary to each other can get mixed giving the whole new pattern

With Staedtlers, it’s easy to put different shades in areas we want.

There are 4 basic types of hologram:

1) Standard

2) Peach

3) Neon

4) Rainbow

You drop one color, and it’ll give you a whole different print.


STEPS ON HOW TO GIVE A HOLOGRAPHIC EFFECT

STEP 1
Choose the right colors
– First thing which you should know about hologram is that it’s full of colors and different sets of shades gives a different print.


STEP 2
Start by taking the darkest hue and render anywhere you want. (Not too close, not too far)


STEP 3
Take a complementary(opposite-in this case, Yellow) hue of the above and start mixing with it.


Step 4
Take a monochromatic color(tints-in this case, pink) of Step 2 and fill the void by leaving out some space.


STEP 5
Render the left out places with a color of different family(in this case-green)


STEP 6
The most important step. Take a very less amount of water and smudge the colors by tapping and sliding gently. Do not be harsh otherwise the dominant color will take up rest of the colors.


STEP 7
Let it dry properly, take a white pen and highlight the areas accordingly.

That’s it, your holographic effect is ready. Do not lose hope if it doesn’t come out right at first, keep practicing!


DOs and DON’Ts

– Do not left it without taking the help of water.

– Do not take step7 for granted. Highlighting is important

– Try to smudge everything at one go.

– Pair the hues properly. (Like Pink+Blue)


This is the end result!!


I turned them into bookmarks, haha!

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90s FASHION

How FRIENDS TV series still inspire our wardrobes!

Every decade involves a unique sense of style which gets repeated every 10 years.

About 1990s clothing

Many trends from the late 1980s carried over to the early 90s, including the use of fluorescent colors on sweatpants, t-shirts, parachute pants, and jackets. The most popular clothing colors were blue, green, orange, pink, and yellow, often paired together in patterns inspired by comic book and pop art.

90s looks for women included tailored skirt and pantsuits, slip dresses, hot pants, and skirts in satin, metallic, sequin, and vinyl fabrics. Animal prints and bright colors were popular carryovers from the early 1990s.

Men’s clothing also featured bold prints, the most common being Hawaiian and paisley patterns, sports jerseys, graphic t-shirts, leather jackets, and velvet blazers.


Friends is a hilarious American sitcom which revolves around the lives of 6 Friends. One more reason why it’s so popular is because the outfits which characters wore are really appealing to the masses and every character has its own sense of style. So, here we will see how all the characters inspired us.


1. Rachel Greene

Rachel has always been the style icon. Everyone looked upon her and couldn’t stop gazing at her on-point, up-to-trend outfits. She worked under Bloomingdale’s and then Ralph Lauren so people also got to see her chic work codes.

A) PLAIDS : Rachel was a big fan of plaids/checks/ginghams. Most of her outfits were in these patterns and no doubt, even now, it’s in trend and people love it! Plaids were mostly seen in the skirts and leggings she wore.

B) OVERALLS : Rachel wore variety of overalls varied in colors and fabrics like once she wore a burgundy colored skirt overall in Corduroy. People loved her black/denim timeless dungarees.

C) SLIP DRESSES : We love how she carried her elegant slip dresses. One where she wore Red slip dress for an award function was commendable.

D) WORK CLOTHES : How she carried her work clothes is hands down, very inspiring and we all can still look upon that. Be it Knee length pencil skirt with blazer or Blazer paired with a casual tee, She nailed all her looks!

These are some of the outfits I recreated of Rachel


2. Monice Geller

Monica had a very clean, simple and sophisticated style. She was mostly seen in neutral colors or achromatics which we all can still wear.

A) WHITE SHIRTS : Monica paired her white shirts with jeans, suspenders and even skirts and looked amazing in all of them. White shirts are wardrobe staple and they can never go off trend.

B) CARDIGANS : When we think about cardigans, we usually pair them with mature clothes but Monica changed the tangent and made us believe in the importance of cardigans for every age.

C) SUSPENDERS : Suspenders had a big hype in 90s and they’re back again and people love them. They change the whole look of the garment and make it more fashionable

These are some of the outfits I recreated of Monica


3. Phoebe Buffay

Phoebe has been an underrated character when it comes to fashion but personally, I believe that she had the most unique and extraordinary sense of fashion (Sorry, Rachel). She was always a step ahead. From her European style clothing in the earlier seasons till the end where she still looked vibrant, boho and free-spirited, she looked amazing! She always wore some statement jewellery and her rings are priceless.

A) OVERSIZED SWEATSHIRTS : Cute and comfy oversized sweatshirts were mostly worn by Phoebe and I don’t think they can ever go off the style. Comfort is one such thing people now count on.

B) COATS : How can one forget the kinds of coats she wore. Printed, fur, long, lapeled, so many kinds of coats were introduced through her.

C) RETRO : She was mostly seen in vintage outfits with endless prints and patterns. Her vibrancy was shown with her bohemian style.

These are some of the outfits I recreated of Phoebe


Now, coming to the boys, they were not much popular for the clothes they carried yet there are some of their styles which we can wear and kill it!

4. Joey Tribbiani

Joey always had a way with women and we cannot not love his unisex purse. He didn’t play with lots of hues but whatever he wore, looked great!

A) LEATHER JACKETS : He was a huge fan of leather jackets. Be it for his interviews or casual dates, he was mostly seen wearing that and of course, these jackets can never go out of demand.

B) Layering : We all remeber that scene where he wore all the clothes of Chandler and did lunges. Obviously, I can’t say that wearing thousands of pieces all at once is a great idea but how about wearing a shirt then a jacket and then a trench coat?

These are some of the outfits I recreated of Joey


5. Chandler Bing

There were rare scenes when we saw him without his vests. Chandler, indeed, wore great outfits the whole time.

A) VESTS : He loved his vests and we can all agree on that. Like his wife, he also wasn’t the big fan of bold colors. We can all still get inspired of how he paired his vests with shirts.

B) PRINTED SHIRTS : Printed shirts, even today, are still eye-catchy and his symmetrical printed shirts are such an inspiration.

These are some of the outfits I recreated of Chandler


6. Ross Geller

Ross, The Smarty pants was mostly seen wearing his work clothes and we still can’t get enough of it. Besides that, He mostly wore clothes with horizontal lines and they looked pretty nice. Fun fact : Horizontal lines makes you look wider whereas Vertical makes you look lean.

A) BLAZERS : Blazers were Ross’ bestfriends. He usually paired it with casuals. The scene where he paired regular sweatshirt with a Blazer is my favourite!

B) KNITTED SWEATERS : His sweaters were really cute and we still can’t forget how comfortable they are.

These are some of the outfits I recreated of Ross


OTHERS

DENIM OVER DENIMS

Friends characters sometimes wore denim over denims and it really looked amazing. We often pair our Denim jeans with statement tops or shirts but we can’t say it was an odd fashion when Monica wore denim shirt over her denim jeans. Even Ross gave a really nice Airport look when he layered his denims.

ACHROMATICS

Friends characters often restricted their dress code to Black-and-whites and gave a pretty much semi-casual look.

WHITE SHOES/CONVERSE

White shoes is an essential because they literally goes with everything. It can make you look really cool and funky and so did our Friends characters have said.


In a nutshell, Friends gave us an amazing inspiration in terms of Fashion as well. From Phoebe‘s Vibrant prints to Monica‘s subtle color code to Ross‘s cute sweaters to Rachel‘s Chic outfits to Chandler‘s vests to Joey‘s leather jackets, The 10-year series gave us so much more than just laughters.

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