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On Coming Home: A Food Memoir Of A Hostelite

As we sat down to dig in (not so enthusiastically) in to our lunch of white rice and watered down sambhar or maybe tomato rice as a treat, we started our daily ritual of all that we wished were in front of us, instead of what was.  The ritual was repeated as if it could…… Continue reading On Coming Home: A Food Memoir Of A Hostelite

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Style Recon Ft. Atheena Wilson Art &Design History Student and Blogger Extraordinaire

Atheena Wilson is the spinner of words and a maven of prints and colors. I learnt the basics of fashion writing while being mentored by her and I couldn’t have asked for anyone better. With many-a- art and culture references that often go over my head, conversations with this woman is an engaging affair. As…… Continue reading Style Recon Ft. Atheena Wilson Art &Design History Student and Blogger Extraordinaire

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On Taking A Gap Year

You are in the final stages of your college days and every day you move closer to the rest of your life. Every time you are left to your own devices you wonder how things are going to pan out. You have the option of doing your masters or to work, travel or volunteer or…… Continue reading On Taking A Gap Year

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Style Recon ft. Ranjini Menon – A Versatile Petite Fashionista

As a keen observer of fashion, I like to note a person’s signature style and I’d like to believe that it comes easily to me. But Ranjini Menon is someone whose signature style I’ve failed to pinpoint. As she herself says, “My personal style is versatility. From traditional Indian wears to gothic, artsy, anti-fit, sexy,…… Continue reading Style Recon ft. Ranjini Menon – A Versatile Petite Fashionista

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Guide To Getting Your Beginner Basic Makeup Kit Right According To A Makeup Professional

Babble Queen Diaries is excited to be collaborating with The Face Palette. Lekshmi Menon, the Makeup Expert and Chief Editor at the website has put together a complete guide to getting your beginners basic makeup kit right from primer and foundation to setting sprays and tools.  Most women who are starting off with makeup are…… Continue reading Guide To Getting Your Beginner Basic Makeup Kit Right According To A Makeup Professional

Food and Drinks · personal

On Learning To Love The Joy Of Tea

Everyone has a morning ritual story that remain vivid in our mind, no matter where we are or how much time has passed. For some, it might be the aroma of coffee, or maybe the sound of eggs sizzling on the stove while it is being fried ‘bull’s eye’ style. For me, it will always…… Continue reading On Learning To Love The Joy Of Tea

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7 Remarkable Fashion Trends On The Runway To Love Right Now

Are you one of those people who only notice a trend once it is everywhere, or are you one of those who spot and sport a trend before it becomes “main stream”? I’ve always prided myself in having a good eye for spotting a trend from miles away . You just have to be interested…… Continue reading 7 Remarkable Fashion Trends On The Runway To Love Right Now