Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Eastern Touch

Dress - Generation
Jeans - Topshop Tall
Coat - Topshop
Shoes - bazaar
Necklace - Topshop


I am British born with roots all over the east. Growing up, I loved the cultural aspects of both worlds; the different fashions and traditions fascinated me. I honestly refrain from only embodying fashions from one culture, no matter where you are from; I believe we should embody other cultures as much as we can, experience as much as we can to discover who we truly are and what our style is truly like. Despite what background you are from, I think it is very important to embrace other cultures and explore their fashions too, you'll never know what might end up loving!

I was really excited about posting this outfit on my blog, it's a mixture of eastern and western clothing, and I haven't done anything like since way back in the early days of my blog. I really love the fashion from my culture, so I embrace Indian and Pakistani clothing with open arms! I decided to mix it up a little by adding a classic brown coat and skinny jeans, giving the outfit a more modern touch. I just adore the floatiness of the kaftan dress, and the embroidery is really like nothing out there.

It's been a while since I last posted, unfortunately this is because of exams! I have exams coming up in May, and hence I will be finding it difficult to blog as frequently. Do not fret, however, as I hope I can continue to blog in a somewhat regular pattern. I am also planning on holding a blog sale and making more YouTube videos in the coming weeks, so watch this space!

Love from,

Miss Iffa


  1. wow the embroidery on that dress is absolutely stunning!


  2. the colors are beautiful! you look awesome <3

  3. Gorgeous outfit :)


  4. I love mixing eastern and western influences and this is one look I adore. Good luck on your exams!


  5. You look beautiful! Love the kurta!

  6. Everything you're wearing is absolutely gorgeous! I totally agree with you about embracing cultures regardless of where you're from.

  7. I love the mix of East and West here! You look gorgeous, I love your hair!

  8. I love this! One of my favourite dresses (I've worn it before on my blog) was one my dad brought back from Pakistan. Are you doing the poetry anthology for GCSE with the poem about the salwar kameez in there? This post reminds me of that.

  9. That dress is gorgeous! The embroidery is amazing! :)

    Hayley xx

  10. Gorgeous tunic and necklace.

    XO Arezu

  11. You look stunning here.. What a gorgeous dress it is! Wow :)

  12. Love the outfit! YOU LOOK REALLY EBAUTIFUL! I like the top, it's so awesome!

  13. Hey, good luck on the exams! You look absolutely incredible in this dress. I love seeing clothes inspired by different cultures, so beautiful!

  14. You are gorgeous Iffa! Love the way so many cultures inspire you. This outfit has to be the most beautiful one I've seen this week. Love the perfect blend of colours.


  15. Marg Helgenberger30 March 2013 at 07:39

    This is something which i truly adore you:)
    Looks Beautiful in eastern style.


  16. I really love the dress and your shoes.It's similar to african trends(were i'm comming from).Just fom discovering your blog and following you.

  17. You're truly making the very best out of your diverse heritage! :) I, too, love Indian/Eastern style, too! This tunic is a piece I, too, have been searching for for a long time... It caught my eyes at the very first sight.. But then I saw your cute shoes, and they're - I have to admit - my favourite part of your outfit! They're adorable!


  18. Great look, love the detailing on the dress. Didn't realise Fikki and I were already following you. It was great meeting you yesterday

    Lola x

  19. cool outfit ;) i love wearing traditional outfits mixed into my usual clothes

  20. I love the cultural blend you have achieved with your look. Great colours tii.
    Do visit my blog and let me know if u want to follow eachother?
    Stephanie xoxo

  21. Your Blog is awsome, I like it very much!
    I think I will follow you :)

    Visit me ;)

  22. I found you from youtube, I had started blogging about a year ago and now i have literally stopped, but i saw your blog and got that URGE to blog again thanks mate, seriously love the kurta you look so good, please do more outfits on these... i can imagine myself wearing it and those necklace are so ethnic...me want some :) I am so thankful that i found your blog


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