Passports are booklets, which predominantly serve as a proof of residence in your country and as documents of identity while travelling outside. Most of us don’t think much about them unless we are travelling, and they get stuffed in sleeves, pouches and holders while not serving their purpose. Canada and Norway would beg to differ. Their passports have recently received a fabulous makeover, and they now glow like glow sticks.
Way back in 2011, when I used to walk my dog diligently, admiring houses that were fastidious with respect to design, pertaining to a different era was one of my favourite things to do. These houses are in a state of grace. Tall pillars, courtyards, backyards, vintage window panes, spiral staircases, dressed stone walls, expensive wood that’s aged gracefully and patio’s accessed through the bougainvillea strewn alleyways are so dreamy.
For me, the level of excitement an impending party can generate is directly proportional to the party dress I may or may not have followed by other fashion woes. Since it is officially the season of parties, it was time to get out of the winter pyjamas and scout for that “perfect dress”. Avirate, the boutique store in Indranagar, Bangalore, was hosting an event for dress scouters and party wear