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what to do when nothing to wear, india fashion week ss17 outfit

Hey everyone!

Closet full of clothes and nothing to wear or maybe the closet is not full but you get what i am trying to say, you have nothing to wear  doesn’t feel good right! now add to it the pressure of attending a big event like fashion week. This was my situation when i last minute decided to attend the india fashion week in delhi. I think i was just stupid to not plan for it. Should not even start about that as i still feel like slapping myself!!!!

Basically i had no outfit so the only option left was to use my styling sense to come up with a fashion week worthy outfit with pieces existing in my wardrobe. Layering is the first word that comes to my mind when thinking of fresh outfits with existing pieces. And matching sets had saved me many a times in the past so i thought of this black one which is probably 3 years old and put this black embroidery skirt from this summer on top and voila i had my outfit. The pieces were old but the outfit was totally fresh and forward for autumn 2016. 

So here are a few points to help u when u have nothing to wear i.e when u need a fresh outfit from your existing wardrobe (not how to have nothing to wear i.e items that should be in your wardrobe so you are not stuck with nothing to wear, which i will talk about in another post.)

  1. Think of layering like in todays outfit, or adding a vest on top of ur off shoulder top, etc. Spring, autumn and winter u can really use this technique to come up with multitude diff outfits.
  2. Think of unusual pairings like a wrap dress with a pencil skirt 
  3. Wear with diff accessories like something u have been wearing with minimal jewelry , wear it with statement clutch or earrings
  4. Combine different moods like embroidery with clean cuts. 
  5. Change your footwear like your ultra feminine  pleated midi that you have worn with heels and sleek shoes now wear with edgy boots.
  6. Create a pinterest board of outfits that involve the pieces or similar pieces that you have in your wardrobe. So whenever you come across any outfit that u like or find fresh on blogs, fashion websites, instagram, google search or pinterest just pin it to that board and refer to it whenever you are stuck.

what i wore- co ord set- boohoo, shoes- similar, skirt- boohoo





I am totally in love with this super easy braided half updo. Looks great on long hair and if u too want to achieve that clip in hair extensions and tape in hair extensions from omgnb are great. 



what i wore- co ord set- boohoo, shoes- similar, skirt- boohoo

Thank you for stopping by! See you in my next one.

Love
Chichi


32 comments

  1. Love your style so much ;)

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  2. It's so hard choose the perfect dress for the fashion week...I love your outfit and your hair is so beautiful!
    THE BEAUTY CONFESSION OF JACQUELINE KENNEDY

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  3. So good! Have a great weekend.


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  4. Oh this is gorgeous! Love the outfit and your hair looks so pretty! Gemma x
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  5. WOW, you look stunning!!
    xo
    Siffat
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  6. I love layering outfits up to get a new look. Your hair is amazing!

    Rosy | Sparkles of Light Blog

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  7. WOW!!! Chichi, I think it worked out well that you prepared this look last minute because it's such a gorgeous outfit and you look absolutely amazing! I love the way the skirt looks layered over the pants, it add such a nice vivid contrast! This outfit screams Fashion Week and I'm sure your outfit was a fan of many! Thanks so much for sharing, gorgeous, and I hope you have the most amazing weekend ahead!

    XO,

    Jalisa
    www.thestylecontour.com

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  8. Gorgeous look! I love the layered skirt with those pants! So chic!

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  9. Absolutely gorgeous! You look amazing! xx

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  10. OMG YOUR HAIR!!!! I want mine to look like that!! I am growing mine out, it looks so pretty! <3 - http://www.domesticgeekgirl.com

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  11. You're so right, Chichi, when in doubt, shop your own closet. I love the addition of that embroidered skirt, it pulled everything together and completely upped the style ante.'

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  12. Shopping my closet is something I do very often. Luckily there's always a surprise in there for me. I am in love with your skirt over, so cute!!

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  13. Awesome outfit!
    Have a nice week-end!
    Gil Zetbase
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  14. I love this look. The skirt layered over black trousers looks amazing.

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  15. Your personal style here is so gorgeous; a fabulous mixture of pairing plenty of black material with pattern. Beautiful!

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    x

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  16. This actually reminded me that I should rearrange my closet. Really nice tips.

    Joyce | Joycentricity

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  17. You are so incredibly beautiful my Chichi ! :) Great post and pictures ! Love,

    Plume d'Auré
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  18. You look super beautiful as always dear. And I LOOOOVE your hair :)
    Sending much love!
    Xx
    Rosa Larissa Klara
    conscious lifestyle of mine

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  19. One can never go wrong with layering and accessorizing, that takes outfits from 1 to 100. You look so dashing dear! Thank you for comforting me, I hope I will find a phone soon. Thank you!
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  20. This last minute outfit is amazing! Love how you paired the co-ord with a skirt on top <3 and your hair looks awesome as always!
    Love,
    Tanvi M

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  21. Chichi you looked great! I can't imagine you don't have the right outfit for a fashion week - and you proved you have! You have so many great outfits and such a great style! xoxo

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  22. I love your look! So chic and gorgeous!


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  23. That is such a gorgeous skirt. Love how you wore the skirt on top.

    Inez | My Small World

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  24. love the braid in your hair! awesome tips too! super cute post!


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  25. Love this exotic ensemble AND you look divine!

    Vivienne X
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  26. Great style!

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  27. Such great creativity to add this skirt over the pants!
    I think it's worth the time to experiment with our clothing and outfits!!
    jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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  28. I love how you layered this look...wearing a skirt over pants is such an original idea. You look fantastic!!!!!!!

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  29. An amazing look! Really gorgeous!

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  30. Love and adore that Zara skirt, Great look with the flowy pants, as I know it would be short on me :-)
    thanks for linking up with turning heads tuesday
    jess xx
    www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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  31. I love this unique look, so fab!
    I also need that Co-ord set in my life plus your gorgeous hair XX

    Sammy | Bargainbaglady.com XX

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  32. I love your unique sense of styling and layering so much.
    You always have such a surprising effect. Love this outfit that you wore.
    Such great tips. Hope you had a great time in the event.
    Richa | Fancier's World

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