Uniform

I am looking forward to a lazy weekend. A new book in hand and a chilled tall glasses of iced coffee; a comforting balm after an intense week. I’d light some aromatic candles around me and let the therapeutic aroma calm my senses. I’d also try to get ample amount of sleep, rest and book-reading.

asos pink skirt

I am wearing a 50s inspired pleated midi skirt. This skirt reminds me of my school time. Only I wish the school skirt was also in the shade of fuchsia than in the unpleasant shade of cobalt. It would have been a sheer joy to wear a uniform back then. During the growing up years, I became a little picky about the pleats of my skirt – I wanted it to be crisply ironed. So after my regular cribbing, :P my mom decided to teach me how to iron the pleats. Every night, I’d iron my skirt pleat by pleat and hang it straight into the almirah so that it stayed crisp and spruce for me to wear to the school. Not to mention that I’d use to smoothen the pleats before sitting so as to maintain the true form of the skirt. Oh dear!

Do you have any memories of your school uniform? :)

zara white shirt

michael kors gold watch

zara pastel necklace

steve madden cobalt blue suede heels

Have a great and idle weekend everyone. :)

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Outfit
Skirt, Bracelet : Asos
Shoes: Steve madden
Top , Necklace : Zara
Watch : Michael Kors

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54 Responses to Uniform

  1. Naina V. says:

    Love those steve maddens!

  2. Pia says:

    Hehe.. So agree with u rati.. I was also totally obsessed abt the pleats of my skirt after class 5 if i recall correctly.. I too started ironing my skirt so as to get them perfectly.. We used to have red skirts with white tops.. N i loved loved wearing those skirts.. Hehe.. This look of urs is inspiring me to go back to wearing skirts again :D

    btw cud u chk out the england pics on fb??

  3. Pia says:

    Have u got this wooden flooring done recently?? Lookong awesum.. I have a soft corner for wooden flooring.. Plan to get it done in my ”dream home” :D

  4. Pia says:

    priyanka sethi sinharoy

  5. Tara says:

    Wooden flooring wow, loved it Rati and look is cool & chic 8-) But hears this flooring does not have long life, how true is that? And those steve madden…..drool!!! Loved the color pop….how Sunday going? I made upma, macroni with lassi today for brunch and now reading/relaxing ;) How far u reached wid that book? And I just love cold coffee :)

    • Rati says:

      it is a little high maintenance than your regular flooring tara but sanjeev always wanted wooden flooring so we went ahead with it. it looks fabulous, i must tel you that. :D Sunday is going okay. I just came to office. Might go out somewhere in evening. :) Wow how do you make macaroni? Anything special? I dont drink lassi because I feel so drowsy that i ahve to sleep for good hour or so after drinking a single glass. :P :P

      just started the book . havent read much but i am liking it. Isnt that reese witherspoon movie based on the book?

      • Tara says:

        Oh yeah but looks fab undoubtedly!! And lassi does induces sleep but dunno where that effect has gone today :-/ me lying but cudn’t sleep…. Weird n I hate that…hmmph! Macaroni is simply pretty much like pasta…u may tomato version or cheese one or masala Indian one ;) will share a link I saw once u may try :)
        Oh yes can’t recall that movie name….something to do with blonde umm ?

        • Tara says:

          Here u go 84 macaroni recipes :) http://www.tarladalal.com/recipes-using-macaroni-575

          And was it Legally Blonde or some other one?

          • Rati says:

            yeah it was legally blonde. :) I actually make macaroni very simple style… with tone sof tomatoes, onions and herbs. :D thought you’d have something different version. Tarla dala is so cute. :D I’d check and see if i can bring myself to try . hihihi

            hope you get to snooze soon. :D

            • Tara says:

              Yeah with a dash of tomato ketchup, soya sauce and some garlic u may add a new twist to it macaroni :) my pati is mayo / cheese/ malai lover so these automatically become my other options hihihi. I finally chucked sleeping and had nice chit chat with my mil ;) enjoying ue evening!

              • Rati says:

                hihihih i had super early dinner today. went to imperial toh it was like a mid time – neither tea, nor dinner. so i ended up having dinner only. :P Dont know what sanjeev will do after a few hours. hihihih

                oh me too a massive cheese person…. :D :D

                • Tara says:

                  Me too love cheese & peanut butter! But try to not get addicted sorts else fitness will go right out of the window :D :D Early dinner is good but if u are awake till late tummy would call round 2 :) Good Morning!!

                • Rati says:

                  i know Tara but you know both are so difficult to resist. *puppy faces* :P

          • Tara says:

            Moderation…I shared a link :P

  6. Aru says:

    helllo..i did comment on your look on the main page so i shall skip that here :) weekend has been pretty lazy. yday did absolutely nothing. watched TV, ate, slept and watched some more TV. My husband made some nice roasted veggies so that with a glass of some wonderful Sula wine ended my day perfectly. Sunday has been nice so far. What started as just a shoes buying trip for Sachin (my husband) turned out to be a nice outing with some lovely pasta and garlic bread for lunch.

    btw I did teach my maid to give some nice head massages so thats been amazing..

    • Rati says:

      you know i have been thinking of teaching my maid to give me oil massage. Now i MUST. :P

      I sort of worked only. but went out with sanjeev for an early dinner today. did some shopping (please check imbb hihihih) . Somehow the food that hubbys make always taste tastier no? :P I also make sanjeev make something or the other for me atleast once a week. I mean he cooks simple eggs or macaroni and they taste like heaven. :D

      great you enjoyed :)

      • Aru says:

        hey i checked..the Chanel haul is really amazing. That primer looks so good. I too thought it was a foundation first. :)i love how they tempt you with some fabulous packaging..:)

        pampering in any form is good. Btw, after head massage its neck and shoulder next..hahah..poor thing has no idea whats in store for her.

  7. pia says:

    hello everyone.. sunday has been lazy lazy for me.. woke up late.. had aloo puri for brekkie.. khichdi for lunch.. watched devil”s advocate.. now lazing arnd on the net.. hehe.. i luv my holidays :)

    btw i tried the green tea toner that parita had shared… its in a spray bottle n stored in the fridge.. will try it on before sleepin :)

  8. pia says:

    haaa.. i posted on the green tea toner wala article.. how to tell her otherwise.. u hv her mail id rati do????????

  9. pia says:

    sanjeev ji.. we shud really have a chat option on imbb like fb chat… plllssssssssssssssss

  10. Dita says:

    Wow Rati, love your look,,

  11. Awww…u looking adorable Rati..I toh was a complete tomboy in school days..and would end up creasing my skirt within minutes of wearing it..I had to get so much scolding from my mom, and slowly and steadily she changed me into a girl who could take care of her skirt and pleats well!! :D :D :D

    • Rati says:

      cali, my mom wanted me to be girly girly. i’d say jeans, she say frocks. i’d say pyjamas and she’d say short nighties. :P hihihih I was quite confused while growing up but I guess now I enjoy being all girly. :P

  12. Ramya says:

    Ratiiii!!!!!!! U look so awesome :) I loveeed the new style of pics this time!! U totally look like a princess :) I love these kinda skirts as they r conservative enough for my parents n yet stylish!!
    BTW, I have a skirt which has a lot of pleats n is pretty colourful… Calf length. It is a flowy sorta fabric, I mean not the crisp cottony kind. I am not sure what top I should team it with :( Any suggestions?

  13. Janhavi says:

    Heyoooooo – the weekend is over but here is what I did. On Saturday I wan shopping with my 2 year old cousin at Hamley’s and on Sunday I left for Indore. its good fun with the whole family together and well who doesnt love a wedding ?

    Love the wooden floors and the outfit ratidoo – the floor a little more maybe :P
    Cold coffee and a book sounds like the perfect weekend
    :D

    Also I Have funny unifor memories. I used to have a pinafore uniform when I was young. Then I went to a school with no uniform :O In the 9th and 10th I was in another school that had a denim skirt for a uniform – absolutely loved it !!! and in 11th 12th I had a proper skirt blouse but no pleats :P I never liked the uniforms much though, I used always try to subvert it. Like wear painted canvas shoes and all.

    • Rati says:

      hawww you liked floor more. *smuuuuuggg* :P It has totally be sanjeev’s ream to have wooden flooring . and he has convinced my mom (how is mad about decor btw) to have wooden flooring as well. It’s just the matter of time and some puppy faces infront of dad that she’d get stuff done. :P

      omg denim skirt for school. That’s so uber cool. i am super J. i’d send my kids to school where they’d have cool uniforms. hihihihi

      the only memories i have of canvas shoes is – saturday uniform and rubbing chalk all over the shoes because there was never enough time to use a wet white polish. OMG the applicator was horrids :P

  14. Sam says:

    Looking very pretty dear Rati :) the pink colour is one of my favorites.. I’ve been to 6-7 schools during my childhood days because of my dad’s transferable jobs..each new school meant a new uniform.. believe me I never got bored that way :)

  15. khaddu says:

    wah , i love these pics Rati . And collllldddddddddddd cofffeeeeeeeeeeee :D … yummy :) !

  16. ife says:

    reminded me of how i used to iron pleats.. nice post..
    uniform outfits are downright sexy n hot.. :)

  17. Manu says:

    OMG!! I was so obesessed with ironing my uniform every day..and i’d used to do the exact same thing ie. ” I’d use to smoothen the pleats before sitting so as to maintain the true form of the skirt” :) Nice outfit Rati, you are looking beautiful !

  18. Raji says:

    Hey Rati,

    Whole outfit including pics are just awesome. I went to Saloon yesterday got pampered myself toe to head and tried this new L’Oreal Mythic Oil Shampoo & Masque which i guess im gonna buy soon….very soon. :) XOXO

  19. Rati says:

    I know my school skirt was just reaching the knee. We used to have sisters (nuns)at school . they’d always say ” your skirts are going up and socks are going down” :P :P

  20. Rati says:

    oh! please go ahead. :)) wah!! spending sunday cooking. :D I have taken a break from palak for a while. It’s sooo hot here and i start feeling hotter :P after eating palak. hihihih enjoy your feast. :))

  21. Rati says:

    sab schools mein same dialogue hote hain kya? :P :P

  22. Rati says:

    i know… within 10 minutes in sun, my head is almost burning.. :(( pata nahin when will we get monsoon. :(

  23. Tanvi says:

    Yes Rati..

    Sab schools mein same dialogue hota tha.. mere school mein same to same situation..

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