This is just the beginning! I can probably share a dozen Looks for summer holidays. When a big city girl is found walking in the ruins of Greek civilization in some 37 odd degree celsius, there has to be an admixture of tradition and modernity in her style, some element of fun in fashion- I call her Urban Gypsy.
Now how do you incorporate an Urban Gypsy Look? Urban Gypsy is about mixing ‘n’ matching various fashionista accessories together in order to cultivate a look. I have worn a bustier from a high-street label, mixed with faith emblems print harem pants picked up from street markets in India, team-up with oodles of thread and metal jwelleries, Osho Chappals- yet there is one pair of footwear which has won the hearts of the men from Mars as well as the sirens from Venus and a very columbian-ish headband.
I have to thank my friend Ishita in India who sent me this harem pant all the way here in London. As you see it has faith emblems print, so I was a bit iffy, but I still went ahead with this harem pant for the double C factor- color and cut. Another favourite element of this Look is my pair of red (okay Maroon it is!) velvet “Osho chappals” – the latest, trendiest thing which every girl in India, hippies and fusion-fashion lovers in Europe and America wear nowadays. They are unbelieveably comfy, probably placed next to your running shoes!
So, this Urban Gypsy woman have searched thrift stores, high-street retailers, estate sales, street markets in India, Greece and London to find incredible modern and vintage clothing and accessories and came up with this Look:) Do not ignore the invaluable tip to go for a wavy hair with a summer perm and highlights, this is as important as your pizza-toppings;)
Location: Athens, Greece
What I Was Wearing?
Primark black bustier/ tube top | Harem pants, mirror work belt and Osho Chappal from Janpath in New Delhi, India | Silver Anklets from Jaipur in India | Thread and Metal bangles, African-styled neckpiece, ethnic embroidery jhola bag are from Dilli Haat India | Printed headband from a souvenir boutique in Santorini, Greece | Vintage sunnies from Portobello Road, London