Style Diaries:Abeer Hoque & Mona Eltahawy

ZeeJLF is a perfect platform to flaunt your personal style, though it’s a literary festival but in recent years the festival has taken a very stylish twist & also became a place to find people fashionably dressed. So I had a great chance of capturing two fierce ladies with strong opinions & style at Zee Jaipur Literature Festival this year, Abeer Hoque & Mona Eltahawy & would like to share & talk about their personal style one by one.

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

1.Abeer Hoque- is a Bangladeshi American writer & photographer. 

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At Day 1 Zeejlf seen in traditional Anarkali.

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At Day 5 Zeejlf Abeer was spotted wearing houndstooth printed long kurta with front slit, designed by Humaira of Anokhi(Dhaka).

Want to know more about Abeer’s work?                                                                                          click here http://olivewitch.com/wordpress/about/

2.Mona Eltahawy– is a columnist & International Public speaker on Arab & muslim issues & global feminism.

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Mona was spotted wearing navy blue top paired up with high waisted polka dotted skirt & completed the look by teaming up with black boots.
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Mona with Robert Rutledge.
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at Day 5, Mona was seen wearing a red long dress with tie-up back & she teamed the dress with metallic cuffs.

Know more about her on http://www.monaeltahawy.com/

Wish I had captured both these ladies in one frame.(though you can find a picture of both of them on Mona’s Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/BA-u6p1su4O/?taken-by=monaeltahawy )

Aren’t they fabulous?

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Street Style- Quirky Prints

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2016 saw women in lot of colorful quirky prints & yes on all the age groups literally. Funky prints are definitely treat to eyes & was fascinated to see how these ladies styled them differently, after all jaipur lit fest is all about donning your personal style. Looking for a quirky style inspiration? Have a look at this photo essay I shot recently at the festival.

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

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Loved the Mac D inspired french fry print with colored reflector sunglasses.

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You can carry a colorful stole if you are bit hesitant in enbracing a colorful print. You can even tone down the colors of your patchwork top by simply pairing it with denim.
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We saw quirky prints in various silhouettes.
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Mix black & white print with colorful print for a soothing touch. An aztec print also works well to keep up with the festive mood at Zee JLF.
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Prints are not only limited to clothes, you will find them almost everywhere, be it bagpacks,clutch or even on sneakers.
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Riot of colors.
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Florals for every age. I love people who dress up boldly without caring much about fashion or trends.

 

Street Style-Published work for Vogue India

Street Style at Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2016

Check my work on Vogue India. Click the link below

http://www.vogue.in/content/street-style-from-the-zee-jaipur-literature-festival-2016/#s-cust0

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

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Street Style-Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2016

Young boys at Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2016 didn’t shied away from showing their stylish sides. Style diaries at ZEEJLF included lots of sunglasses, hats & creatively draped scarves.

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

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