DIY tank

Ideally I explain DIYs in proper steps with instructions but this eons-old-Tee-turned-into-a-tank was just an accident. It was an experiment fueled by my obsession of making crop tops from T-shirts. The idea to keep the armhole bigger was for some summer layering. So I layered it over a slip dress and wore a vintage Lee Cooper blazer on top. The rest of the look is quite simple. Hope you all like it because I am thinking to try this with a few old shirt too. Am I being looked like Edward Scissor Hands now?!


Renewed Denim

March has kept me really busy lately. Lakme Fashion Week didn’t even finish and I got confirmed to fly for WIFW. But this weekend I managed to slow down a bit and went to review Lee’s “D. F. X. -Special Effects Denim” range. After trying the one-of-a-kind jacquard, ombre-wash and laser printed jeans, I came on to one conclusion...this is so going to sell like hot cakes! The new collection is ultra-light (first thing to consider while buying denims), innovative and made for hot Indian summers. I challenged myself to work this brand-new range in my style. Can't wait to put up the looks on the blog!



DIY cropped T-shirt: Umbro
Skirt: Forever 21
Shoes: Forever 21

I wore this on the last day of Lakme Fashion Week. The time when I both dress up and work my ass off. So I dressed my casuals and deliberately left my beloved heels at home. The shoes are new and appearing for the first time on the blog. All the black accents that I took along fell in place with the white-grey combo. Coming to the slogan-trend-inspired Umbro T-shirt, well this was the nth thing I stole from my guy. Cropped it to half to get that high-low silhouette and a little more compliments. 


Faithful friends

Second picture (From left to right): ASOS flatforms, Converse hightops, Wittner mesh sandals, New Looks pumps and ASOS T-bars

All of my black beauties were taken for a walk the other day. From the newest-most-abused flatforms to the first-time-featuring T-bars, all have been faithful with my day, night, evening, whatever wear. I brought these all of these together and realized that one can never have enough black shoes.


Double role

 ASOS Crop top
Marks and Spencer pants
 So till now all the crop tops that have been featured on Bythewear have been used more as saree blouses than how they are actually supposed to be worn. After all these are not common in this part of the world for obvious reasons.. But guess what... this time I convinced myself to buying this chessboard-stripes piece for playing  both roles... First is what you see above and the other of course as one of the quirkiest blouses with my sarees.  Now let me pat my back while you connect the dots.:D