Pet Peeves

I saw someone I know wear something the previous week and it just set me off for various reasons. Eventually, I realised it is high time I address my biggest pet peeves in regards to the fashion industry. While all of the below do annoy me personally, I won’t be surprised if most of you agree…

The Swimwear Edit

If you have been following @fillingblanks on Instagram, you probably already know how ambitious I am about travelling. While constantly exploring new places is a recently acquired desire of mine, I am consciously working on it. The first place on my never-ending list I want to visit is Portugal, especially since it is just three hours away from…

Is Fashion Week Still the Same?

With Lakme Fashion Week over in Mumbai and London Fashion Week drawing to its close, it’s necessary for me to question what fashion week stands for today. Fashion week first began in Paris in the form of couture shows in 1945 and was then followed by Milan. I truly believe that fashion week is about celebrating the artistic…

Sex and the City: Fashion Police

Sorry to disappoint, but I am not the biggest fan of the Sex and the City movie series and I definitely do not admire Carrie Bradshaw. But lets ignore the unrealistic storyline for now and concentrate on the hoo-ha created over the style of the characters in the movie. While most of the apparently memorable outfits worn…

Patch Me Up

This khaki shirt from Zara’s S/S16 collection is one of my favourite spring buys. While patches were a very noticeable trend this summer, this khaki shade, according to WGSN, is on the A/W 16/17 colour palette. The boxy silhouette fits the trend forecast for the coming S/S 17 fashion season as well. The patches are so varied with a…