Winnie-the-Pooh, Piglet &warm, fuzzy friendship

Vinit Bhatt Photography

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We, at pallavistylediaries.com thrive on originality of creative thought and impeccable execution, therefore, when we met genteel Rahul and adorable Shikha, we found our friends. That we were inspired is an understatement. We enjoyed their timeless pieces that had easy wearability with an undercurrent of delightful flair.
 
Apropos, when their label – Vrisa needed a look-book, the team came together to create one for them that was befitting of their amazing work. Here it is, in coming few posts.

Thank you gorgeous Marriette Valsan and charming Krithika Iyer for this fun experience and infusing each frame with your enthusiasm.

Vinit Bhatt Photography

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“Now then, Pooh,” said Christopher Robin, “where’s your boat?”
“I ought to say,” explained Pooh as they walked down to the shore of the island, “that it isn’t just an ordinary sort of boat. Sometimes it’s a Boat, and sometimes it’s more of an Accident. It all depends.”
“Depends on what?”
“On whether I’m on the top of it or underneath it.”
― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

Vinit Bhatt Photography

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A desolate beach was the mute and, I’m sure, amused spectator of this shoot; surreal in its beauty and calm in its ambience. The PSD team had spent the night at a resort there in the hope to shoot at the wee hours of the early morning. The team comprised the usual suspects and a few new members who had been supporters in spirit, up until then. The night at the shady, smelly (if Ghatkopar station is missing its public urinal, well, it is at this beach), desolate resort had started testing our endurance. We were convinced that we were on the real life set of Alfred Hitchcock’s movie. The owner of the resort made our blood curdle. Later I got to know that 5 full grown men, including our star photographer Vinit, were so spooked that they had huddled together and slept in one bed! No body used the bathroom as the presence of a dead body there was a real possibility.
After thousand collective prayers were chanted, the first sun rays arrived and we started hair and make up! We realised that for Marriette and Krithika, a parallel profession of an acrobat is a possibility as they managed to balance themselves on rickety chairs while maintaining a zen like steady posture for their makeup. Megha, skilfully and really, miraculously, managed the turban, jewellery, winged eyeliner line and and blusher with the alacrity of a saucer spinner. Continue reading