Valentine Barbie Lookbook

  A Barbie to represent every South Asian girl-  coming out in 2019 to make all your dreams come true.         This is a special Barbie lookbook because it is of my favourite holidays- Valentines Day. The main reason I love Valentine’s Day is because it means that February (my birthday month)…

The South Asian 2000’s Barbie

The Second Installation of the Bellebarbie Series A barbie to represent every South Asian girl-  coming out in 2019 to make all your dreams come true. When I think back to the Barbie of my days (early 2000), the blond hair blue eyed girl really did emulate the Bubble girl t shows/music videos we watched…

F.R.I.E.N.D.S Lookbook

As we are winding down 2018, the Christmas mood is definitely upon us. Twinkling lights, hot steamy Christmas drinks and of course snuggling up in bed with our favourite TV series. And what binge TV show list would be complete without the hit 90’s sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S?     This iconic TV show is famous for…

Autumn Lookbook 2018

    I was so excited to do a natural photo shoot with a dark-skinned South Asian woman. I believed it was so important to do this. How many of us have  South Asian descent friends who do not see themselves as naturally desirable? Or particularly sexy just in some jeans and a tee? This…

Girly Summertime Lookbook & Vulnerable Hearts 2018

What am I to you? Tell me darlin’ true To me you are the sea Vast as you can be And deep the shade of blue – Norah Jones It’s a brilliant question to ask someone . Better than “do you love me” ? Any person can love you for the wrong reasons. We would…

Ariana Grande Inspired Lookbook 2018

If you need to know one fact about me … then know I am a complete Arianator. She is the Princess of Pop of our generation and I just love her super loving vibes. Maybe it is because I’m used to have small but magnetic friends, maybe it because she started her career as the…

Selena Quintanilla Inspired Tribute Looks

“I could lose my heart tonight If you don’t turn and walk away ‘Cause the way I feel I might Lose control and let you stay” Selena Quintanilla- I could fall in Love    Who is the ultimate female popstar idol? Chances are the first person who came into your mind was Beyonce or Rihanna….

Reinventing the Kandyan Saree

“Everything I know, see or hear, every part of my life is transformed into dresses. They are my daydreams, but they have passed from dreamland into the world of everyday items to wear.” Christian Dior The Kandyan osaree is elegant, classy and authentic. It is a big part of the tradition and the Kandyan osaree…

The Ultimate Summer Lookbook 2017

‘Winter is here’… has been the theme of this Game of Thrones Season and while Winter is not upon us yet, summer is definitely drawing to a close. I thought that in one last homage to the summer season I would compile a summer look book for all of you. So, with the help of…

The difference between the Indian Saree and Kandyan Osari

  In an era of globalisation, our generation looks to commercial, “western” view of fashion.  Traditional outfits are seen as obscure and meant for the past. Sometimes local clothing is synonymous for “tacky” clothing. However it does not have to be.  Different cultures have different types of clothing that should be celebrated and admired not…