September 25, 2014

September Playlist

Topshop Heart Loafers | Bangles and Bungalows

Lately I have been trying to get my blogging groove back after being away for much of late summer and it has been tough. Reminiscing about past travels is a sign of a good vacation, right? On a recent trip to New York City, I bought these lovely Swiftheart Slippers from Top Shop. It is always nice to represent a little love in your life as a reminder of the possibilities life can bring. Music is one of my favorite reminders that spark feelings of love, happiness, sorrow and worlds past and future. Listen to my September playlist here on Spotify.
September Playlist 2014 | Bangles and Bungalows

September 24, 2014

#MyCosmoStyle at the Cosmopolitan Hotel Las Vegas


Vegas.com invited me to share my style for a day at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. Can you believe that I have never been to Vegas? I imagine the bright city lights, constant stimulation and endless entertainment to be bigger and bolder than in any other city. But more than anything, I get excited by the idea that something crazy fun could happen only in Vegas. No, I'm not looking for Hangover style fun, but just an experience to remember. And I would definitely love to stay at the Cosmopolitan while enjoying it all.

There are so many activities available at the luxurious Cosmpolitan itself like shopping, hanging by the pool, or catching a Bruno Mars performance at the Chelsea. Did you know there's a Rent the Runway store there? You can pick up a designer dress (intimates, outwear and accessories too!) to wear that night and return the next day. That definitely saves you room in your suitcase! If I had 24 hours to spend at the Cosmopolitan, I would relax by the pool and get a nice glow before heading out to a concert at the Chelsea and ending the night with dancing at the Marquee. And here's what I'd wear:

#MyCosmoStyle Poolside | Bangles and Bungalows

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1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5

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1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6

Have you visited Vegas recently or stayed at the Cosmopolitan? I would love to know your recommendations on what to do and wear!

September 19, 2014

Loverly Dream Day Style Challenge


Loverly, your online guide to planning a wedding, asked me to style a wedding dress based on the picture-perfect setting of my choice. While I am not getting married anytime soon, I have definitely thought about my ultimate wedding venue. What girl hasn't? When asked if I would prefer the beach, the city or a rustic backdrop, I was torn. I would love to get married on the beach, but I am intrigued by the glamour of a chic city wedding. So here are my two styled looks based on finds from Loverly and around the web with an East/West twist of course!

Loverly Beach Wedding | Bangles and Bungalows

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1 / 2: EARRINGS, BANGLE / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7

Loverly City Wedding | Bangles and Bungalows

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1 / 2: HEAD JEWEL, BANGLE / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 

Which look is your favorite? What's your ideal wedding venue? Have you tried Loverly? 

September 17, 2014

Wish List Wednesdays


What I want, need and love this week…
1. Antik Batik Jango Clutch: Featuring sequins, beads, soft cotton and a mirrored tassel, this clutch is great to mix and match from day to evening for a touch of East/West style.

2. Tory Burch Frances Loafer: Saw Lucky Editor Eva Chen wearing these loafers at NYFW and fell in love with them. Red, white and blue is such a classic combination.

3. Holes Classic Shades: Probably not practical, but oh so fun! Stand out in these psychedelic shades.

4. Cartonnier Rihan Blazer: This Anthropologie blazer has a fun texture and adds instant style to any basic look.

5. Kate Spade Saturday Grommet Crossbody: Kate Spade Saturday has an array of adorable mini purses including this delectable mint bucket bag.

6. Jon Robshaw Bungalow Peak Pillow: Made in India, this hand blocked pillow is punchy and simple, perfect for a breakfast nook or casual love seat.

7. Prime Time Smile Fresh Pen: Brighten your smile and freshen breath in seconds with this instant whitener pen for only $7.

8. Surabhi Arya Neon Pink Zari and Gota Jacket: Top off a saree blouse, tunic or maxi dress with this cleverly embellished neon jacket.



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