Getting Ready For (Self) Love
What makes you say yes to things or people? Do you ever think about your choices? What does it mean to fall in love?
It's the sound of singing birds, the rush of cool air, the rustling of the leaves, footsteps in the sand, gushing river eager to join the sea, playful squirrels chasing each other on a tree, sun shining its big bright light onto earthlings together that reminds us of a bond so special, one with nature, centered around the self.
Yes, we’ve made our choice. We’re officially in love with a reverie.
As we enjoy this time daydreaming, we’ve curated a timeless edit of nostalgic outfits for you to explore and discover your romantic side, unravelling in a time capsule.
Here are 10 evergreen looks for your home and wardrobe to show a little bit of self-love.
But first, Coffee:Having a lounge-in kind of a valentine’s day this year? Good choice! Hold that cuppa joe hot with casual co-ords to start your day. Your closet must-have if you love to stay in and spend your day on your own terms. Good on you, good for the planet!
The Essential Red Dress: When it comes to Valentine’s Day, one can not go wrong with a pretty red dress. This wrap dress is handcrafted in mangalgiri cotton sourced from South India. Manually dyed in a vermilion red, it features a sleek V-neck finished with hand-embroidered details on the sleeves. Non-toxic azo-free dyes were used in the making of this piece, which means they are kind to the earth and free of harmful chemicals.
Tie & Dye : This frilled long dress uses an enigmatic palette to spark your love for tie & dye. It assembles in flowy drapes of Shibori-dyed mulmul. Made with pure cotton from India using natural dyes, this dress makes an ideal gift to give to yourself this V-Day!
Ruffle Love: What’s not to love about wine and this patterned dress with romantic ruffle sleeves. Have it like Prosecco at sunset! An embroidered dress in white with a wide belt and attached lining. An absolute gem to add to your conscious closet.
Your Body is a Wonderland: The Toppio collared set features an elaborate painting that has been first hand-embroidered and then interpreted as a print. This unique three-piece satin set with a gender-neutral shirt, a pair of fluid shorts and a triangle bikini top is fashionable, creative and alluring!
Lost in Paradise: Get ready for vacay vibes to fill the room with this flowy maxi dress laden with intricate flora and fauna motifs in rich hues of blue, transporting you to Grecian landscapes. This hand-embroidered beauty features playful details like ruffled sleeves and a peek-a-boo cut out around the waist to make your valentine’s day super exciting.
Green Hearts: Relax and unwind this V-day while choosing sustainable bath and body products. These hand-poured soy wax candles feel like the earth and smell like marigolds. Let this special edition stoneware candle made in collaboration with Indian artisans light up the dark corners of your home and heart.
Backyard Musings : Say it with art because art is therapeutic! Grab these fascinating bohemian art prints from indie artists to make your V-Day count. Indulge in backyard musings over some tea and cake, breathe and be.
Of Self-Affirmations: My body is my temple. If you repeat it enough times, you may start to manifest it in no time. This valentine’s day, be mindful of what hurts us and what makes us heal.