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2017 Style Upgrade – The New Metrosexual Man

[caption id="attachment_9561" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Marc Schulze by Sharif Hamza for Dazed & Confused Magazine[/caption] The metrosexual look is dead. Well, almost dead. But what has survived is yet the boldest and most flamboyant subtribe of metrosexual culture. The term ‘metrosexual’ was coined in the mid 90’s...

#PurushuArieBridal x TAILORMAN + [GIVEAWAY]

[caption id="attachment_9513" align="aligncenter" width="993"] Gown: Purushu Arie, Tuxedo: Tailorman, Styling: Purushu Arie, Photography: Rajesh Thanikachalam, MUA: Anusha Swamy[/caption] The essence of marriage lies beyond the ring worn or paper signed. It is the union of two hearts whispering reliance for the other’s happiness and well being....

And I Ended Up Correcting The Job Interviewer….

[caption id="attachment_9471" align="aligncenter" width="683"] DriesVanNoten SS17[/caption] Speaking in terms of financial returns, Chennai isn't among the ideal cities to work as an independent fashion blogger. I've been taking up various styling and fashion design projects to make up for the dip in revenue of brand collaborations ever since...

Bride’s Guide to Diamond Jewellery for Weddings

A daughter’s first style inspiration is none other than her mother. A mother’s collection of saris, pearls, diamonds, and makeup never cease to fascinate daughters. While growing up, wanting to dress and replicate her mother’s style comes absolutely naturally to a daughter. With a plethora...

Reinventing Easter Fashion for Kids

Reinventing the self sometimes involves sauntering unexplored roads. The only time I wrote about kidswear styles in this fashion blog was when I shared kids fashion illustration back in fashion college days. [caption id="attachment_9444" align="aligncenter" width="838"] Kids Fashion Illustrations | © Purushu Arie[/caption] Blooming lilies and the...

Marijuana & Mini Militia: Youth Culture’s Moment of Greenery

High fashion is getting higher, quite literally!   [caption id="attachment_9421" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Alexander Wang FW16 | Image: Dazed Digital[/caption] Pot leaf motifs from Alexander Wang’s FW16 collection set the message straight: cannabis can be chic.   [caption id="attachment_9422" align="aligncenter" width="681"] Mara Hoffman SS16[/caption] In 2015, marijuana motif set the...

HEDONISM OF YOUTH | © Purushu Arie

Changing Faces – Whispers of Self Portraits

Documenting the style evolution of self-portraits, varying medium, strokes, colour palette, thoughts and emotions. (Oldest to Newest).   [caption id="attachment_9396" align="aligncenter" width="750"] SONG OF SILENCE | © Purushu Arie[/caption] You’re kinda sad. More than sadness, you’re angry. You fake a smile & reassure friends that you’re fine. Isolation saves...

Psychedelic art, Hampi, "SUGARMAN, SAVANT & SAPTARISHI", Pencil on paper | © Purushu Arie

Abstract Consciousness Interpreting Divinity

[caption id="attachment_9361" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] "VIBE TRIBE", Mix Media | © Purushu Arie[/caption] My thoughts are always tangled but for once, I feel uncluttered emotionally. It induces a state of warm contentment to type my first blog post of the New Year with a cleansed heart. That sentence...