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You Be The Judge.

Happy Monday, all. Since I'm always prattling on and on (and on) here, I thought I'd start a new Monday feature to help everyone ease into the work week. The purpose of You Be The Judge will be for you - my lovely and astute readers - to voice your sartorial thoughts and opinions. So, for our inaugural YBTJ, let's kick things off with Sonakshi Sinha at Day 3 of Lakmé Fashion Week. For your reference purposes, here are some of Sonakshi's other recent fashion choices. In that context, does this look deserve taalia ya gaalia?Photo Source.

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Aarti said…
Her dress is actually really nice, but her accessories and grooming are wayyy off!

First off, the dress. Love the vibrant color, the length, and the details. It should have been a little more fitted as the billowy nature of it overwhelms her petite frame a wee bit. But she pulls it off pretty well.

She should have swapped her necklace for a chunky bejewelled cuff bracelet or some kind of hand accessory. That necklace draws attention away from the lovely design of the dress at the bust.

Her bag is a flop though. I, for one, have never been a fan of satin slouchy bags, made worse with the bow details. Screams tacky to me. A nice clutch would have been so much better.

ok, the worst thing of all. HER SHOES! Hello, did she forget her shoe size or something? There's so much of overhang of her toes that it just looks disgusting. Plus the shoe itself is not right for the outfit. She looks like she's out for a stroll to the market. A nice pair of neutral peeptoes would have completed the outfit so well..

On the whole, i'd say she picked a good choice for the dress, but bombed when it came to accessorizing. Also, what's up with her hair? There's no shape, no styling at all. Hate those two straggling locks of hair on her shoulders, coupled with centre parting. A nice sleek coiff would have really perked her up. Uh, and did i mention concealer?
desipolitan said…
Well said, Aarti! I couldn't agree with you more :) Thanks for writing in and stay tuned for next week!
BabyJanny said…
taalian! (compared to her other outfits) but i would dump the bag though! eek!
desipolitan said…
Good point, BabyJanny, it's certainly an improvement over her last couple of outings! There's definitely something off about the bag - maybe too slouchy for her overall look.

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