10 Things That Made WIFW #BeYOUNG & Fun!

MissMalini
Photo Credit : MissMalini, Nowsad & mom!
As I blog from the comfort of my fluffy pillow at the Sheraton (New Delhi) I can't help but look back at my day and smile :) Wills India Fashion Week was so full of color and fun and a distinct attempt to #BeYOUNG that it felt like a breath of fresh air! Take a look at the 10 things I think made WIFW special for Generation Y and feel free to leave me your favorites in the comments below :) xoxo

1. Neha Dhupia is a Twitter Face!

Photo Credit : Neha Dhupia at WIFW
That's right, this season of WIFW boasted the chiseled Miss Dhupia as their little birdie on the ground. Last night she looked stunning in a dress from Atsu's latest collection.
Photo Credit : Neha Dhupia
Photo Credit : @Neha_Dhupia
Photo Credit : Neha Dhupia
I even Instagrammed her LIVE tweeting the ITC Fiama Di Wills #BeYOUNG show, look!
Photo Credit : Neha Dhupia at WIFW
Plus here's a video of her right after the show sharing what makes her #BeYOUNG, watch and learn ladies, watch and learn. PS. How cute is it that her parents and my mom all huddled up for a picture together? Proud parents = happy children :)
Photo Credit : MissMalini and Neha Dhupia

2. Getting to Be The SP Girl.

Photo Credit : MissMalini in Satya Paul by Masaba Gupta
Photo Credit : TheSPGirl
Oh boy do I love dressing up! yesterday I wore this delicious neon pink and gray sari by Masaba Gupta for Satya Paul entitled Dripping Ink.
Photo Credit : Satya Paul by Masaba Gupta
I paired it with the neon bracelets Sarika Motiani from Smashh the Salon once gave me! You like?
Photo Credit : Neon bracelts
I love that saris are finding reinvention. This one in particular especially so because of it's gorgeous Peter Pan collar. (And Peter as you know will #BeYoung forever!)
Photo Credit : Peter Pan Collar
Oh and thank you MAC for my beautiful make up and a bagful of goodies, yay!
Photo Credit : MAC

3. Back to the Future!

I don't know what we'll dress like decades from now but this feels about right. A rather clever way to #BeYOUNG is to obliterate the path of view to your wrinkles - fascinator style!
Photo Credit : Nida Mahmood and someone very interesting!
Photo Credit : Nida Mahmood
And of course there's no need to hide this pretty face :) Nida Mahmood (who has the cutest headbands ever btw) told me what made her #BeYOUNG as well...

4. Print, Television, What Next?

Photo Credit : MissMalini and Sujata
Ask Sujata Assomull Sippy, former editor of Harper's Bazaar, and she'll tell you it's the World Wide Web. Which is why she has been fabulously blogging up a storm for MissMalini.com with a unique daily recap of her favorite things directly from the front row! How very #geekchic!

5. Twinterviews!

Photo Credit : Twinterviews at a party
The beautiful thing about my word is that the real and virtual often overlap. But this means gone are the days of manic note taking while hopping from one interview to the next. Now I can interview you, dear celebrity from the comfort of my Twitter stream and everyone's invited! Check out some highlights from my #BeYOUNG Twinterviews today with fashion editors, designers and models too!
Photo Credit : Twinterviews
There was a pre-show party at the Fiama Di Wills lounge for Payal Pratap & Rahul Mishra where I asked the fashionable & fabulous what makes them #BeYOUNG too!

6. The ITC Fiama Di Wills #BeYOUNG Show.

Photo Credit : Payal Pratap & Rahul Mishra
Photo Credit : ITC Fiama Di Wills #BeYOUNG show
Photo Credit : ITC Fiama Di Wills #BeYOUNG show
What a terrific collection of old world charm repackaged in laser lights! I loved the lace, I loved the shoes (although they looked precarious to walk on!) and I loved those whimsical (well spotted Hima) patiala pants! Well done Payal Pratap & Rahul Mishra.
Photo Credit : ITC Fiama Di Wills #BeYOUNG show
Photo Credit : ITC Fiama Di Wills #BeYOUNG show
Photo Credit : ITC Fiama Di Wills #BeYOUNG show
Photo Credit : ITC Fiama Di Wills #BeYOUNG show
Photo Credit : ITC Fiama Di Wills #BeYOUNG show
And how do you not love a show that has a female violist rocking tune on stage with a bow that looked a whole lot like a light saber! Step aside Luke, the force has moved on!
Photo Credit : ITC Fiama Di Wills #BeYOUNG show
Photo Credit : ITC Fiama Di Wills #BeYOUNG show

7.  #BeYOUNG like PC!

Photo Credit : @PriyankaChopra
I love that Priyanka Chopra jumped in with her own awesome definition of what makes her #BeYOUNG. So honest and full of love! How can you not want to give her a big fat hug? :)
Photo Credit : photo courtesy | peeceelicious
I also love this picture she Instagrammed Gunday style :)

8. Dishy men who know how to #BeYOUNG!

Even the hunky Milind Soman piped in with his own #BeYOUNG anthem. They call it #Pinkathon2013 and it's Awesome!
Photo Credit : @Milindrunning
In fact I did my first Twinterview with him :)
Photo Credit : Milind Soman
Even the adorable Prabal Panjabi from Mere Dad Ki Maruti told us what makes him #BeYOUNG during our interview with him on Friday :)

9. Say Hello [email protected]

Photo Credit : #BeYOUNG winner
Here's the lovely lady who won my first prize, two tickets to Payal Pratap and Rahul Mishra's WIFW show + invites to the pre-show party!
Photo Credit : Hima and MissMalini
Photo Credit : Hima and MissMalini
Photo Credit : #BeYOUNG winner
Hahaha love that she tweeted her face off, well worth it, wasn't it?! Btw, how sweet is your man Josh?!
Photo Credit : Josh & Hima
Oh! And this merry bunch turned out to be MissMalini readers from Dubai, yay! Ahlun bekom felhend :)
Photo Credit : Dubai group

10. You can #BeYOUNG too!

And last but not least, there's this lovely hamper still up for grabs to leave you fresh faced and shiny-haired :)
Photo Credit : Fiama Di Wills hamper
Simply tweet @MissMalini with the hashtag what makes you #BeYOUNG and take it away! Contest ends tomorrow with the WIFW finale, so hurry! The more you tweet the better your chances :)

*Bonus

As I was leaving I spotted these earrings (which I later found out were from Afganistan!)
Photo Credit : cute accessories
How cute right? I love! What a stylish way to #BeYOUNG!
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