My mom always told me to dress for myself, not for others and this has stuck with me through the two decades I’ve had sartorial freedom for. Dressing for any kind of validation is such a waste of time, energy and resources. Having said that, there are days when your outfit game is so on point that you just want to share it with the world. Thank tech-gods for Instagram, you can now include your squad and let everyone in on the joy a perfectly assembled outfit. To help you get in the zone, here’s a list of choices that will make you want to reach out for your phone and Instagram it the moment you get into it.

Off-Shoulder Top + Midi Skirt

FG4 London Co Ords


Co-ords are a big trend this season; as are off-shoulder pieces. Team the two together and viola! you have an outfit that’s runway-ready.

Skater Dress

New Look Skater Dress


Some days you #WakeUpLikeThis and some days you wake up with your bosslady mode on. This powder blue skater dress is for the latter. Team with nude court shoes and a structured bag for a stronger impact.

Crop Dungarees

New Look Dungarees


Whether you’re a ’90s child or just someone who looks up to Taylor Swift for style cues, a pair of skinny ankle-length dungarees is a can’t-do-without. Nuff said.

Little Black Dress

Femella LBD


If an LBD is a must-have for you, then pick this ’60s inspired number. Its button-back detail and trapeze silhouette works like a charm.

Floral Print Kurta

Global Desi Kurta


Block prints #FTW, you guys. This pleated kurta which also serves as a maxi dress is vacation-ready—but add a nice jacket and the vacation will come to you.

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