Saturday, November 15, 2014
Hope you're having a good weekend. This is gonna be another one of those long posts. So if you're bored out of your mind... read along. I wont disappoint.
Feminism: (Noun) the advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men.
Women are constantly preaching feminism today. We compete with men more often than not. And we do excel at whatever we do. But is that all there is to Feminism?
What happened to supporting your fellow-women? What happened to not constantly competing with each other? Why are there terms like 'cat-fights'? Why don't terms like 'dog-fights' exist? Well, because the bitter truth is that women don't collaborate as much as we could. Don't get me wrong, we do look out for each other... but we could get better.
Excuse the ranting, but we don't need to fight over a job or a project at the work-place. We don't need to fight over a man. We don't need to fight over these conceited beauty standards created by the fashion industry. We are a minority at the end of the day. Thats why they have special privileges for women owned businesses. What do minorities do? They look out for each other.
Men outnumber women on the management board - not only because men outnumber women at the workplace. Mostly because: Men collaborate. They're competitive but teaming up is embedded in their DNA. We could take a lesson or two from the opposite sex - they might not be emotionally savvy or perfect multi-taskers like us but they got a few things figured ;)
I love the blogging space. Women here constantly inspire each other and take inspiration from each other. We are also promoting each other. Of course, we get competitive. But I'm yet to see folks stepping over someone to claim something. Wish this could be extended to other spheres of our lives.
PS: I love love love Christian Louboutin. I'd have more than one of his shoes in closet - but he makes expensive dope. He said "My shoes are perfect for the very sexy woman who wants to be elegant."
I don't consider myself sexy by any stretch of imagination. I'm more of a tomboy. But I always strive to be elegant. Feminism too preaches being elegance. Lets not knowingly trample over women out there. I'm not preaching - I'm no saint... so maybe saying this out loud serves as positive reaffirmation to me. And, hopefully inspires some of you!
On a ligher note - As you read this post, I'm headed on a surprise trip planned by my babe. I have no idea what the itinerary is. Which is little nerve-wrecking for someone like me who likes to be in the control seat. Whats comforting is that he plans the best surprises and has amazing taste. This trip overlaps with his bday and our first wedding anniversary. Time flies. Happy to get away and recharge :)
Saks Fifth Avenue top (sold out)
Saks Fifth Avenue top (sold out)
Friday, November 14, 2014
Happy Friday, Guys!
Anyone who knows me, knows that I'm obsessed with Brazil! It's my absolute favorite place to go to.. and I'm head over heels in love with Rio. I'd say Zurich is a close second on the list.
Certain places have this energy and vibe that draws you in. You loose a little bit of yourself in that place, and you take away little bit from the place.
Thereby goes the proverb: "The world is a book, and those who do not travel - read only one page."
I'm blessed to have been to the places I've been to. And I'm off again next week. More to come in my next post.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Hi! Hope your week is off to a great start..
I scored this Gingham Skort at a Zara sale in Italy for $10! It's been on repeat. A few numbers that have been on repeat recently:
PS: Maroon5 will be in performing in the area March 2015. One of my absolute favs. Cant wait to go.
BCBG Top, Similar here
Alexander McQueen Clutch, Silver hardware version