How to pick Indian Jewelry that you can actually wear again!

Earrings c/o Sangeeta’s Bazaar

If you followed this blog for a while, you know I love Indian fashion and accessories! Sometimes I think back to when I was a child who refused to wear her Indian clothes in public. I remember one time when I was 10 and my mom wanted to go grocery shopping after a morning puja at our Temple. I refused to enter the store in my salwar kameez. My mom, being the strong mom that she is, would not let me say in the car alone. I finally agreed but only after I put on a jacket – in 90 degree heat! Since then, I’ve come a long way in accepting and embracing my Indian culture. It wasn’t easy but finding a South Asian American community in college that I could connect with helped. Now I love everything Indian from movies to fashion. When I first started blogging, I was into to the latest trends in South Asian fashion and designer wear. While I still am interested in trends and designer wear, I prefer outfits and accessories that will last more than a season. That is why I love finding jewelry that is classic yet contemporary. When I met Sangeeta, founder of Sangeeta’s Bazaar on Instagram, I loved her designs. I  teamed up with Sangeeta to put together our tips on how to pick Indian jewelry that you can actually wear again!

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#DesignerSpotlight – Hookum Design Studio & Giveaway!

Hookum Design Studio and Social and Style Indian Jewelry 100

I have always loved jewelry, especially Indian designs. While styling a look, I try to add a touch of Indian influence to make the outfit my own. From jhumkas to bangles,  I love adding traditional designs to western outfits. When I saw Hookum Design Studio‘s jewelry on Instagram, I was drawn to their design aesthetic. Hookum Design Studio, a Vancouver based company, caters to women who are seeking timeless South Asian inspired jewelry that can be worn with Indian and western clothing. As you know, this month I focused on fashion and I am excited to collaborate with Hookum Design Studio! After seeing this white gown (on sale at H&M), I wanted to compliment the silhouette while keeping the look graceful and elegant. I decided to pair the dress with Hookum Design Studio’s pearl influenced jewelry set to create a whimsical look with a classic feel. The fine quality, yet affordable jewelry created a modern fairytale and I felt like I was in a wonderland filled with possibilities. Stay tuned for part 2 of our collaboration to add Indian influences to every day looks from the office to an evening out. And click below to find out how you can win your very own Hookum Design Studio earnings!

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