Hello lovely people,
I know I’ve been MIA for a while. But it’s only because I’ve been so busy. Thanks for sticking around.
In fact, I even travelled to Delhi for a friend’s wedding and arrived in Mumbai only this morning. Blog on that coming soon.
But before we talk of anything else, I have to share an article on ‘From The Rabbit Hole‘ that appeared in the Sunday Express supplement Eye. I love coming back to good news.
Sunday Express - Eye - 10th July 2011
Sunday Express - Eye - Pg. 15 | 10th July 2011
I know so many of you have been asking when the next garage sale is. We promise one at the end of this month! Also, we’re welcome to any feedback or queries you may have. Just email us at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
Of course, to know what’s going in Alice’s Wander-land, just follow her on twitter: @dhruvis, like the facebook page and of course, visit the blog.
Much love to all of you! Mwah
Bows on my back
Photograph: Himani Shah
Veiled headband – New Look, Brighton, UK | Dress – FCUK, Mumbai | Ring – Bought at garage sale | Shoes – Bangkok, Thailand
I made three trips to FCUK before I picked up this dress. Even then I wasn’t sure. I finally came home and showed it to the sister. She instantly remarked, ‘It’s so Mad Men! You look like Christina Hendricks.’ I was flattered and ready to flaunt my curves. Since the sister and I have been ODing on Mad Men, I channeled a ‘vintage look’ to the garage sale. I love to wear this veiled headband and keep looking for an appropriate occasion. I’m glad I wore it then. I was so happy to receive everyone’s compliments.
image via littlepaperdresses.blogspot.com
Himani's vintage look
Photograph: Dhruvi Shah
Headband – UK | Dress – Vintage | Belt – Bangkok, Thailand | Shoes – Vintage
The sister went vintage too. She’s actually wearing a dress that was once mine. She got it fitted and made it her own. Clearly, she loves hearts too. :*
Aastha and Dhruvi From the Rabbit Hole
Photograph: Himani Shah
Last week, post the World Cup celebrations, Aastha and I had our third garage sale. We were in a different venue and Kino 108 was a great host! We were also really excited to have those of you we met over emails and facebook. A huge thanks to all of you who have been writing in. We will plan something soon! I think what was most special was that we now have regulars. Some of you have attended and shopped at all three of our sales! Kisses.
Khushboo and Jessica at the Rabbit Hole
Himani and Aneri manning Alice's space
So, I wake up this morning to tons of emails (occupational hazard). When you live with a Blackberry (it’s an entity by itself) every digital notification makes its way to you. So did this one. Someone very sweet had written on our Facebook page (From the Rabbit Hole) wall.
Just read the feature in HT Cafe!!! When’s the next sale??
So, I jumped out of bed, texted Aastha, found the details and saved this article for our viewing.
HT Cafe: March 6 2011 | Page 6
Aastha (of Indian Summer) & I had a meeting scheduled at the Sula Vineyards office. Since it was very close to the Palladium, we couldn’t resist checking out the various sales.
We had a nice, quick lunch at the Indigo Deli. They should be offering me a loyalty card because I pay them a visit every month and sometimes, thrice in the same month. Anyway, you must try their potato, corn and jalapeno burger. It’s really filling and delicious. I had a lemon and mint slush as an accompaniment.
Photograph: Aastha Atray
Sunglasses – Mango at G7 mall, Versova, Mumbai | Dress – Platinum Mall, Bangkok, Thailand | Tights – Platinum Mall, Bangkok | Bag – Platinum Mall
We both ended up carrying pleather bags. While I had bought mine in Bangkok, she bought hers at Lokhandwala in Mumbai. Pleather bags are great to carry to meetings and have enough pockets to organize your stuff.
Photographs: Aniruddha Guha
The meeting went off well. Aniruddha Guha dropped in and clicked our pictures. We’re really excited to collaborate again and bring “From the rabbit hole: A vine’yard’ sale” to Sulafest ’11. One more reason for you people to join in.
Mark your attendance at the facebook event: From the rabbit hole
Check out the Sulafest event: Sulafest 2011 and my earlier post here.