Into The Woods

There are times when you are all dressed up and the only thing you need is a good camera to show the outfit to your virtual friends via social media portals. Well, this was one of those days when I and Shivani Boruah of TheVelvetRadio decided to do this shoot for each other. Now the question was where? Because we were out of places in Koramangala specifically. Fortunately, Shivani lives in a fancy area which had a backyard that no one knew about. I followed her instructions and reached the spot. To my surprise, this abandoned backyard was perfect and exactly what I was looking for.

The preparation to shoot started. We clicked all the pictures with Shivani’s iPhone 8 plus and clearly it did a brilliant job I must say.

I always wanted a military jacket but it was either too expensive or always out of stock every time I looked for one. One day while I was scrolling through my Instagram feed, I came across Jabong’s offer on Only’s Military Jacket. The moment I read the discounted offer, I pulled out my card and bought it contentedly. I desperately waited for Jabong’s dispatch notification every day. This particular military jacket is an open jacket unlike the usual ones but I am intensely happy with my purchase.

The FabIndia kurta and straight pants paired perfectly with my military jacket. I accessorized the outfit with some tribal silver jewellery that I had bought from the streets of Hampi for dirt cheap price. Since the entire outfit was subtle and pragmatic, I decided to add a pop of colour by wearing a pair of bright yellow Kolhapuris.

Hope you like the way I have styled the jacket! Enjoy the pictures.

Photography – The Velvet Radio | Shivani Boruah

Outfit Details –

Kurta – FabIndia

Military Jacket – ONLY India

Pants – Melange

Bag – Hampi Street Market

Kolhapuris – Borrowed

 

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Would You Rather Rent It or Own It? | Rentomojo

We all know the trouble we go through just to find the right house to live in. Finding a semi-furnished house to live in is extremely difficult in metro cities leave alone furnished houses. People usually opt for a furnished house because in that case, they wouldn’t have to keep buying pieces of furniture and other household goods every time they shift. But, not everyone has the budget to rent out a furnished apartment, and that’s where Rentomojo comes into the picture.  

As kids, we were always taught to own and renting out something was looked down upon. Owning always brought in a powerful vibe in an individual. This was when an individual rarely shifted location and worked in an organisation for decades together. Times are changing rapidly. With an increase in the cost of living in India, young professionals are ready to relocate to any location that pays well. The current generation is not sure where their next job would land them in; doing up their new place with furniture bought on rent is not only the best option but also an easy way out. Especially in a place like Mumbai and Bangalore where the city is out of space, but the inflow of young professionals is indirectly proportional. 

Rentomojo is one-of-a-kind consumer product leasing business that raises lease-capital from financial institutions for products rented to consumers for long-term periods. This not only provokes the consumer to extend their rental tenure but they also have an option of owning the products, making a lot more financial sense. Rentomojo has recently announced an exciting scheme of Rent-To-Own, where now the customers will be able to rent till whatever time they want, return or own the products. 

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Founded in 2014, Rentomojo started as a rental business, and since then it has evolved as an economic industry that uses technology to make financial services more efficient. You ask for it, and they have it all. The customers can rent furniture, appliances and two-wheelers by paying an extremely affordable RMI (Rental Monthly Instalment). With the new proposition of ‘Rent-To-Own’, the customers can now own it. In case, while renting out a particular service, the customer wants to own, the same can be done after paying some RMIs. 

Geetansh Bamania, CEO & Founder, Rentomojo said, “Usually renting is considered for a longer duration. A lot of customers also get a strong sense of ownership once they buy the products. What we also realised is that, although the perception of renting could be for a smaller duration, the average rental tenure of our customers is 12-18 months, which itself makes us very different than a typical rental model. With an option of owning if the customer wants to after he has rented, where he is paying a nominal RMI, is a certain new way of ownership and that certainly makes us different than a usual renting company.”

The first thing that comes to my mind when I say “rental” is home, but Rentomojo has changed the rental game in India by catering to the correct demographic. Rentomojo has decided to take the burden on them instead and let us rent or own whatever we need. 

Rentomojo recently organised a bloggers meet in Bangalore at Ramada for Bangalore-based content contributors and lifestyle bloggers were the idea and concept was introduced to the mixed audience. Mixed audience because there were few who have never thought about renting out furniture, vehicles or appliances. Rent-to-Own is a wonderful option for people like them who are sceptical to rent out the items they provide. This scheme helps you try and test the product for few months on a rental basis and then own it if you like it. It’s a win-win! Not just that, Rentomojo also offers free maintenance, swapping of products and relocation.

 

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Zoutons launches Coupon App for Shopaholic

 

This is the new era of internet and it is absolutely right to say that our lives have changed by it. From ease in policies to a plethora of options in just one go, online shopping has been nothing less than a prerequisite. The number of deals, offers, discounts one can avail with their shopping is the best part about the digitalizing commerce.

Instead of looking for the offers on various sites, we have Zoutons for you. With this recently launched app, you can now avail exclusive coupons and ongoing offers at most of the leading online megastores. It makes the customers shopping experience a memorable one.

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About Zoutons:

Launched in the year of 2013, The graph of the company’s growth, over the past few years, has been incredible, to say the least. With such heavy competition among many online portals, Zoutons manages to offer more deals and offers for more than 150 top e-commerce stores, banks and pan-India brands for their users. The main aim is to enhance the role of coupons and promotional codes in incremental business portfolios of its merchant partners.

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Online Shopping made Cheaper, yet Better

The need to surf the website on the computer isn’t mainstream now since we have everything available at the touch of our fingers. As per the latest studies, more users are favouring mobile over desktops to surf the internet.  To target the current trend, the website decided to launch is new and enhanced mobile app for both theAndroid and iOS users.

The website musters all the offers in the mobile-friendly app. It is aimed to provide an even better user experience to the customers, along with a clean environment, a personalized touch, and exclusive benefits. The search for the coupons can be made either by a store or under a category. Stores like Myntra, Amazon, Flipkart, Shopclues, Jabong and over 150 other leading online stores have offered huge discounts.

It is an optimum application for the users. Some of its features are listed below:

  • It is a very compact sized app, taking up only 2.7 MB memory file
  • As said earlier, the app offers enormous stores afflicted with it
  • Based on your search history, the app will automatically generate your feed and provide exclusive offers
  • The home screen is immersed with the latest and hottest bargains of the e-commerce town.
  • The app also offers a sporting night mode for all the late night browsing.

 

Special Offers on Popular Stores

  • Myntra Offers: Flat Rs 1000/- Off

Myntra offers of flat Rs 1000/- off is for new users only

 

  • Jabong Offers: Min 50% Off

Jabong offers of min 50% off is on clothing, footwear, handbags and watches.

 

Stay connected, Stay Updated

It is very important to stay updated if you want to have the best bargain. The Zoutons app understands that and hence, makes sure that no great offers go by missing from your eyes so that you can secure the best bargains and shop easily.

For regular updating, the app has two approaches:

  • The first is the inbuilt notification feature- You just have to allow the app to send you regular notifications and voila, you’re good to go. As soon as there is any leak about a hot sale or any latest offer, it will instantly send you a notification to make you aware of it.
  • Another one is subscribing to the newsletters- Subscribe to the Zoutons newsletter using your email ID, and you’ll be showered with weekly newsletters consisting of the best of the best sales and offers across the internet.

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The word bargain stands as the most preferred word for all, the vigour in the coupon aggregation market is no shocker. Zoutons has always stood out by standing by its values and having a firm aim to only have the most satisfied customers. It has an aim in which it has clearly succeeded so far.

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Winter Love

I am a month late with this “Winter Love” post. Call me lazy but I decided to start my new year from February rather than January. There are still few cities that are either snow-clad or chilly, so this post is dedicated to people living in moderately cold cities.

I love hats and ugly sweaters. Winters are a perfect time for the winter fashion but unfortunately, Bangalore isn’t immensely cold during winters unlike other cities up north. On the other hand, during summer we rarely get terrified of the sun because Bangalore weather is bae. I can’t complain! Shoes and boots are something I adore (My dad will agree to that). I also believe that the outlook of the outfit changes with the type of shoes you choose to wear. A skater dress and heels will result in a party outfit whereas the same skater dress and sneakers will turn into a casual or a sporty outfit. Agree?

While I was surfing the internet for red boots, I came across this amazing pair of maroonish ankle boots from Ajio. What lured me more towards this beauty was the silver detailing on the boots which give it an indo-western vibe. I couldn’t keep my cool the moment I received them and decided to pair it up with a monochrome shirt dress and jeans. Don’t underestimate the power of boots during winters. Whether tucked into a pair of jeans or styled with a shirt dress, a pair of red boots make any look pop. Fold your jeans up a roll or two to show off that pair of eye-catching ankle boots.

 

Photography – Arjun and Chaya from Arya Photography

Outfit Details –

Shirt Dress – Westside

Pants – Kraus

Bag – Zara

Boots – Ajio

 

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