5 Reasons that Make Wedding Sarees A Favorite

Sarees, being the essence of the Eastern tradition, have been in demand for years and because of that, the saree industry comes up with new trends each time and every season. As you know the proverb, ‘Old is Gold’, likewise some types of saris (sarees) are still in demand that used to be earlier. This happened due to the tradition which is going to remain unchanged.

Wedding is the happiest day for a family; especially for the bride and the groom. The bride wears a bridal saree specially designed for her for that very day. Wedding sarees are made available for you women who desire to wear a traditional Indian sari (saree) on their wedding or of someone else's. This season drape yourself in the wedding saree and look utmost beautiful.

30 Chic Bracelets For More Style

What's a style statement without the right accessories? Shoes make a bold statement; stilettos and heels can make you look sexy in an ordinary outfit. Fashion rings, both delicate and bold, complete a picture that would otherwise look incomplete. Now we bring you bold and trendy bracelets that complement fashion rings and other accessories. 

Simple ones have always been in style. Trying sharp colors with complementing and contrasting ones can help you achieve a chic look more quickly. Continue reading to check out some chic styles to wear bangles and bracelets.

45 Brilliant Wedding And Engagement Rings For Her

A wedding/engagement ring or wedding band is a metal ring indicating the wearer is married or engaged. Depending on the local culture, it is worn on the base of the right or the left ring finger.

Spouses and partners strive to find more and more beautiful wedding/engagement rings that signify the beauty of their love for their partner. With time, they become timeless presents and heirlooms and a bountiful of lovely memories. 

Check out these beautiful and intricate wedding/engagement ring designs that you can gift a your lady love and is sure to make her heart swell out of love.

60 FAB Ways To Wear Your Rings


Rings are an essential part of accessorizing yourself. Delicate rings have always been popular, but now, colorful and huge rings are the new rage. If looking trendy and colorful is what you go for, then your complete look is definitely incomplete with a colorful set of rings. Use these ideas in your attire from day to day and see how they spice up your look like wonders!

Check out these amazing rings, both delicate and large, in complementing and contrasting colors. 

DIY: Hair Color Dyes To Chalk Up At Home!

Hair colors are way of adding up more color on your overall appearance. But while a normal hair dye would stay on for months (depending on dye quality), having a different, unconventional hair color might pose a problem. For example, your new funky pink hair dye might not go with a certain color you are wearing. That's where chalking hair dyes come it. And we do mean chalk. Using a common chalk of your favorite color, you can dye your hair for the evening party and wash it all up later and then add another, totally different color the next day.

Check out a few tutorials on these hair styles with a few ideas to enhance your imagination.

33 Style Quotes For The Fashionistic Diva In You

Fashion fades; style is eternal
We women love to try out new styles and follow fashion trends. Though we may use the terms 'fashion' and 'style' side by side, there is a subtle difference between them. Simply put, fashion refers to the trends going on around us where as style is a personalized form of fashion that we choose to adopt.

The big names of the fashion industry, the designers and the gurus, all talk about how fashion and style are interlinked.

Check out our grand collection of style and fashion quotes from the biggies like Chanel and Christian Louboutin themselves talk about fashion, glamor and personal style.

Emma Watson Celebrity Quotes

Emma Watson is an English actress and model. Watson rose to prominence playing Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series. She was cast as Hermione at the age of nine, having previously acted only in school plays. From 2001 to 2011, she starred in all eight Harry Potter films alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint. Watson's work on the Harry Potter series has earned her several awards and more than £10 million. She made her modelling debut for Burberry's Autumn/Winter campaign in 2009.

Emma Watson is beauty with brains. Check out more with this blooming personality.

20 "Feel Good" Quotes To Make You Smile

Quotes can sometimes have a transforming effect on many of us. Sharing smiles and happiness with others will only make them larger whereas sharing your sorrows will make them smaller. With the festive season just round the corner, make sure you spread more and more joys so that our collective happiness outgrows any sadness.

See our collection of "feel good" quotes, wrapped in warmth and meant to make you smile today. Share them to spread more joys to people you care about.

Top 3 Reasons Why 'Talaash' is Better Than 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan'


SRK and Aamir Khan, the giants of Bollywood film industry seem to be battling out in the cinemas to see who is better than the other. With both their movies released within days of each other, the tussle is clear cut: Who is the King Khan?

Here are my top 3 reasons how one is better than the other.

Book Quotes: Memoirs Of A Geisha


“Adversity is like a strong wind. I don't mean just that it holds us back from places we might otherwise go. It also tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that afterward we see ourselves as we really are, and not merely as we might like to be.” 

“At the temple there is a poem called "Loss" carved into the stone. It has three words, but the poet has scratched them out. You cannot read loss, only feel it.” 

“He was like a song I'd heard once in fragments but had been singing in my mind ever since.” 

Book Review: Memoirs Of A Geisha


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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

To think that a world exists very near to ours, where women are treated as mere commodities is quite an unsettling one. I chose this book because I wanted to learn about the mysterious world of the geisha. Knowing the kind of facts revealed, I was still appalled by how low a woman was worth back in those times.

Young Chiyo, orphaned from her mother's untimely death, sold by a horrid father "so she may always be taken care of".

11 Alluring Henna Designs from the East

The age old art of putting henna designs on hands and body is reviving again in recent years. This revival owes itself to a recognition of the East as a haven of art and beauty of another kind. Henna, for women in the east, is more than a mere design made on the hands. Henna is a symbol of a new turning point in life. That is why it is mostly associated with weddings in the east. Other than that, it has become an expression of happiness for the bearer. Girls put on henna on traditional festivals as part of their celebration.

See our collection of 11 alluring eastern henna designs sure to bring out the woman in you. These are intricate and delicate; check them out.

Disney Princesses Are Real!!

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Remember those Disney princesses back from your childhood? Every little girl was obsessed with them. Even after all these years, their kiddy charm is still there because they remind of the little girl we once were. You can't deny, there was once a time in our childhood when we all solemnly believed that these Disney princesses are real and very much alive, yet we couldn't find any trace of them. Today, what would it be lie to come across a Disney princess in real life?

Here's a real life version of what Disney princesses would have looked like, had they been real.

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12 Endearing Quotes On Books And Reading

Books are a true passion. An avid reader can never get enough of how many books they read. A visit to a book store is no less than a treat and the number of books on their shelves becomes a matter of pride.
Here are some interesting quotes on books and book love for readers that you will certainly enjoy. 

Sassy DIY: 9 Super Simple DIY Rings To Try!

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I love collecting rings. I know most of you girls share the same interest. It is not always the case that you find the ring of your choice. Another factor can be your budget limitations. DIY rings are a fun way to make rings for yourself with the style and colors of your choice. What's more? You can gift it to your friends also.

If you’re into DIY and crafts when it comes to style, making these DIY Rings will be right up your sleeve. We have here 9 DIY rings that are sure to make your jewelry collection look more unique and fun, not to mention, funky and stylish. These handmade rings are so very easy to do and will require very cheap materials. So take notes and bookmark the ring tutorials you like; these will come in handy during the holidays or for a  quiet afternoon of  crafting.


52 'Pon And Zi' Ubber Cute Comics

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Pon and Zi are a famous internet comic series that is well known for its dark theme. It consists of two characters, Pon and Zi. Pon is a male which is yellow in color and Zi is the girl, blue in color. The comic series revolves around Pon's crush on Zi. In some comics Pon seems to be openly declaring his love for Zi, while in others, it seems as if she doesn't know. The simple nature and cute things Pon says for Zi has made this comic series a hit among young internet users, especially females.

"Pon and Zi" is created by Jeff Thomas. Currently, Jeff plans to publish an art book for this series, seeing the success of this comic strip.

Enjoy the Pon and Zi series here on the perfect line. They will not fail to make you smile.

'P.S. I Love You' Romantic Movie Quotes

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P.S. I love you is a story about a young widow who discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life. It comes by as a heart warming tale of a young couple's love for each other and how Holly copes when her husband, Gerry, dies suddenly of brain tumor. It is moving how the husband foresaw what Holly would soon be facing after his death so he decides to write letters to his wife that she will receive after his death. Each letter contains one step back towards life for Holly. The final one being where he tells her to accept life with arms wide open and embrace another love.

As a woman, this beautiful story tugged at my heart and no matter how many times I watch this movie, it never fails to move me. Here are some memorable quotes from this timeless classic, based on a novel by Nicholas Sparks. Enjoy!

12 Best Romantic Movies Of The last Decade


Best Romantic Movies Of The last Decade
Romantic movies make a perfect way to unwind on a lazy weekend. Being a big movie buff myself, I always look out for any new movie making it to the box office top. I will always love some of the best romantic movies from the last decade because they made me laugh, cry, curl up and get goose bumps. 

Like this top image shows, P.S. I love you is an all time favorite for many people out there, including me. Check out my top 12 romantic movies from the last decade. They are worth a watch for a weekend to chill out and romance with that special someone.

50 Cute "Love Is" Comics by Kim Casali


"Love is..." is a famous comic strip created by New Zealand artist Kim Grove in the late 1960s. These ubber cute series  began as a series of little love notes that Kim Grove drew for her future husband, Roberto Casali. Kim Casali died in June 1997. Since then, her son Stefano Casali has maintained the strip although it is always shown as "by Kim Casali" and signed "Kim" instead of Stefano.

Kim's three sons have launched a new website as a revival to their parents' legacy of love.

Love Is... has been translated in many languages and they continue to inspire many people around the globe.

Enjoy these small tokens of love!

50 Alluring Black High Heels

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Women would kill for the perfect pair of stilettos, if they can get their hands on it. Shoe fashion has changed greatly over time, but high heels is something ever green. High heels represent sheer feminism and among all other colors, black remains as the perfect symbol of elegance and style. Take a look at these 50 alluring black stilettos, some of which are perfect for an evening out, while others will look good with almost anything. 

Cute Sayings By The Cookie Monster

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Cookie Monster is a Muppet on the children's television show Sesame Street. He is best known for his voracious appetite and his famous eating phrases: "Me want cookie!", "Me eat cookie!", and "Om nom nom nom" (said through a mouth full of food). He often eats anything and everything, including danishes, donuts, lettuce, apples, bananas, as well as normally inedible objects. However, as his name suggests, his preferred food is cookies. Chocolate chip cookies are his favorite kind; oatmeal cookies are his second favorite.

30 Best Adele Quotes


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Adele has emerged as one of the best female vocalists the music world has seen in recent years. She has a powerful voice that she knows how to use in the best way. Her songs are heartfelt and they never fail to touch a chord in you. Not only is she a very, very talented singer, she comes by as an extremely confident and bold young lady who has the guts to talk about her body image as something entirely to her own liking.

Adele is the second female artist (after R&B singer Ashanti) to have three singles in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time, and the first female artist to have two albums in the top five of the Billboard 200 and two singles in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously. 21 is the longest running number one album by a female solo artist on the UK and US Albums Chart. In 2011, Billboard named Adele artist of the year. In 2012, Adele was listed at number five on VH1′s 100 Greatest Women In Music, and the American magazine Time named Adele one of the most influential people in the world. [wikipedia]

Here's a collection of some of Adele's best quotes on body image, confidence and success as a singer as well as some lines from her famous songs.

20 Outrageous Lady Gaga Quotes


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Like it or not Madonna, Lady Gaga is the new Queen of Pop. She is the Number 1 top most Googled celebrity with her wacky hair do's and crazy style. Influenced by David Bowie, Michael Jackson, Madonna and Queen, Lady Gaga is recognized for her flamboyant, diverse and outrĂ© contributions to the music industry through her fashion, performances and music videos. She has sold an estimated 23 million albums and 64 million singles worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time and her singles are some of the best selling worldwide. [wikipedia] Love her or hate her, you have to hand it to her for the nerves of being just who she wants to be. Way to go Lady Gaga! Keep 'em rocking!

Top 20 Most Googled Celebrities In The World


Ever wonder who are the most often searched celebrities on Google? Think again. After months of painstaking research, here’s the definitive answer to which celebrity get googled the most.

#20 Angelina Jolie – 134,000,000 Results

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Well all there is to say is thank you, for making sure that this sex goddess is in the top-20 most popular women. Having recently made her directorial debut in the Land of Blood and Honey, this is one sexy and talented lady on many people’s watchlist.




8 Simple Styles To Wear A Ponytail


Ponytails are chic and manageable. A variety of ponytail styles are in these days, each of which can fit with small, medium or long hair. Here you will see some very simple ponytail styles that will look fashionably chic as well as will serve the purpose well, i.e. giving you a neat look. 

Ponytails are no longer a summer thing. Try these styles this fall and winter. They are perfect for evenings.

DIY: 30+ Simple Mug Art Tutorials And Ideas

These Do-It-Yourself crafts will come as a treat to all the tea and coffee lovers out there. I know, being a tea lover myself, I tried this DIY mug crafts the minute I could get my hands on a Sharpie and an oven-safe mug. This is simple, affordable and quick to make. It makes an ideal gift for someone who likes coffee/tea. You can make a unique mug set for you and your partner and I'm sure your partner will simply adore and appreciate a hand painted, self designed mug from you. Use it as a small token of your affection for your friends and loved ones. 

25 Weight Loss Motivation Quotes

Nothing good comes easy; no pain no gain, sweat it, work and you will be rewarded. Our daily life is filled with examples of the equation "effort = results". Every one of us wants to look our best and we look our best when we enjoy a healthy, strong body. Sadly, not many of us are willing to leave the couch and burn up those fats that weigh us down. Here's a little treasure galore of inspiration to motivate you into getting yourself up and moving and being the person you want to be!

Hottest Mobile Phones For Girls

Gadgets are no more a guy thing. Today, girls want an equal dose of technology too, and in less but their own style. Keeping this in mind, so many mobile phone vendors have created a whole new color line for girls. Pink and other bright colored phones are a must have for a girl who wants to make an impression. Girly phones are now part of their accessories. Check out some of the hottest phones and smartphones for girls available in the market.

7 Classic Tiffany Engagement Rings

Engagements and weddings are a girl's big day. There is nothing more classic and beautiful than to present your lady with a beautiful diamond ring that she will adore for years and years. Tiffany's collection of diamond wedding / engagement rings are an exquisite piece of art that can no doubt become your family heirlooms and passed on through generations.
If you are considering buying an engagement or wedding ring for her on your big day, then here are 7 elegant Tiffany rings to check out.

8 Home Remedies For Pink And Rosier Lips

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Pink lips are one of the most important elements of a woman’s beauty which add to her appeal. They look visually appealing and adds to her allure. There is no need to wear lipstick or lip gloss all the time. You can get pink and rosy lips using natural remedies at home also. Read on to know how to add a dash of colour to your dark and dull lips using home remedies and simple tips that you can observe on a daily basis that aids this beauty process.


1. Keep your lips moisturized

One of the most important tips in having pink lips is to keep them moisturized. When you use your daily scrub, use it to exfoliate your lips by rubbing it onto your lips in circular motion. This will rid your lips of any dry skin that's keeping them from looking pink and rosy. Use a moisturizer or petroleum jelly every night.

5 Quick Tricks To Making A Manicure Last

Nail Care Tips Making A Manicure Last Longer
There goes some very basic and simple tips to keep your perfect manicure and avoid trips to the salon and half your day's pay check! Follow these four simple steps to have a manicure that actually lasts.


Step 1. Prepare your nails

Wipe off any residue or greasiness on your nail surface by using a nail polish remover. This step should be a must since dirt and greasiness (e.g. from lotion) will stop the nail polish from adhering onto your nails properly.

Nail Trends For Fall 2012

Check out 2012's fab nail art trends. This fall, it's all about going dark and stormy. Pale shades are also in. Silver and gold are introduced giving a "techie" sci-fi look. Enjoy our picks for Fall 2012 trends for nail art.

Nail Art Trends for Fall 2012
Pale is in for nail art trends this fall.
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6 Step Do-It-Yourself French Manicure

French manicure can be easily done at home. Given a little practice, your hand becomes steady at painting the white area which is the real attraction of this kind of manicure. A French manicure will look at its best if you have healthy nails. Taking care of your nails go a long way in maintaining a nice nail art.

Use these simple steps to have your own french manicure at home, since for most women, it is not feasible to have it done by the professionals each time. With little practice, you can achieve a neat and steady hand. 

1. Wipe off any old nail polish on your nails using a cotton ball soaked in nail polish remover. When completely removed, soak your hands in warm water for some time.

2. While your skin is still soft with being immersed in warm water, use and orangewood stick to push back cuticles into an even shape with the rest of your fingers.

9 Simple Tips for Healthy And Growing Nails

Nails are just one of the places where you can show off your best, be it style, health, cleanliness or simply beauty. All of this is possible when your nails are healthy and thriving, only then will they be able to carry what you want them to be. Since nails are dead part of our body, we have to do all the maintenance for them. It is certainly not difficult. You can have cleaner, healthier nails by following simple tips, most of which can be accomplished through home remedies.

Check out a small set of our nail care tips and suggestions.

1. Wear rubber gloves when doing the dishes or when hands and nails are going to be submerged in water for longer periods of time. Warm water will make shiny nails dull and detergents can make nails dry and brittle, leading to easy chip off.

2. Healthy nails portray a healthy, balanced nutrition in take. For healthy nails, add foods rich in Vitamin B, potassium, iron and calcium into your diet. 

3. Never file your nails when they are wet. This is the time when they are at their weakest.

DIY: 85 Mason Jar Crafts You Will Love

Mason Jar Tutorials For DIY, Arts and Crafts

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Decor Ideas: 9 Simple Ways For A Lounge Make Over

The say hands can make a house but only hearts can build a home. It holds so true. Home requires constant love, devotion, time and efforts. The results are heart warming. Building a home is a human's, particularly woman's, instinctive need. The comfort of a beautiful home, managed with care and simplicity warms a heart and it is up to the woman of the house to make it a home.

Follow our simple tips in making your lounge or sitting area cozier without much hassle. If your like this list, send it to someone who might find it useful too. Sharing is caring!


Lounge Decor Idea 1: Books Are Timeless

A book shelf can add depth to your room when done the right way. It's so easy. But remember not to go over board with this idea as it may give your room a stuffed look. Add a book shelf to cover up empty spaces. Color the insides in a slightly warmer as that of the room.

50 Henna Designs For Eid

Eid is just round the corner and no girl's Eid is complete without henna adorned hand. Check out our collection of henna and mehndi designs for Eid 2012. 

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DIY: 5 Simple & Quick Hair Do's

We're back with another collection of our quick hair styles. All women love to look and feel gorgeous and hair plan a vital part! Check out our picked styles; 5 neat hair styles you can try at home without much hassle and time.
The images illustrate all steps very elaborately. Each comes with credits to the complete tutorial for your ease.

1. Beach Curls Hair Style Tutorial


Top 10 Madonna Songs

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Madonna is the most celebrated female singer and rock star till date. She is equivalent to the likes of Michael Jackson. Here's a collection of her top 10 pop songs (in no particular order) from over the years. Want to add to this list? Feel free.

1. True Blue

2. Frozen

3. Me Against The Music

50 Powerful Quotes From Madonna


Happy birthday Madonna. You just turned 54! You still don't look 54 though. Madonna is the most celebrated female singer and rock star till date. She is equivalent to the likes of Michael Jackson. Here's a collection of quotes from the diva herself on love, life, girl power, men and fame. Enjoy!


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1. “A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That's why they don't get what they want.” 

2. “I'm tough, I'm ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” 

3. “No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you've come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.” 

13 Classic Helen Gurley Brown Quotes

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Helen Gurley Brown, who died on Monday in New York City at age 90, was the legendary long-time editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, the saucy sparkplug for a sexual revolution, and the originator of the notion that a woman could “have it all.” Controversial and charismatic, she championed female empowerment and taught generations of women to embrace their feminine wiles and have fun in bed (married or not). Some of her best advice on love, sex, and what really matters:

1. “Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.” 


2. “Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork—reading, writing, thinking—can.” 


3. “My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense.” 

35+ Crochet Ideas & Designs You Will Love

The art of crochet is old and reminds one of home and everything domestic. They are a must-have in every grand ma's collection and that's where all the homely feeling comes from. Here's a small collection of crochet DIY ideas for those of you who are already familiar with the art of making this texture. For those like me who do not know how to go about it, these designs will inspire to create, or perhaps, just give it a try. 

Crochet is a process of creating fabric from yarn, thread, or other material strands using a crochet hook. [wikipedia]


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Monroe Magic - 24 Marilyn Quotes on Love, Life and Girl Power

Marilyn Monroe (June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s. The final years of Monroe's life were marked by illness, personal problems, and a reputation for unreliability and being difficult to work with. The circumstances of her death have been the subject of conjecture. [wikipedia]

In remebrance and celebration of Monroe, here is her take on love, life, boys and womanhood. Enjoy!

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It's better to be unhappy alone than to be unhappy with someone else. - Marilyn Monroe quotes