Oh my god, whoa. How long has this been? Okay. Let’s not count that, shall we?
Dodging all questions, doubts, sell-out comments, I am diving straight into shopping, writing and writing about shopping! Wait, how did I get this lucky? I’m not lucky, I work. You should too. Hah! Just kidding. Or am I?
A couple of days ago, I was about to leave office when my phone buzzed with an email. Assuming it to be one of the “Congratulations, you have won 5,00,000/- rupees” email, I carried on to getting back home. Mid-way, catering to a sudden hunger pang, I stopped at a café and went through my phone to avoid human interaction while my food arrived. On checking my emails, I found a certain email that left me ecstatic.
Cut to a few days later, I am at Forum Sujana Mall, shopping. How and why did that happen?
Forum Sujana Mall actually is having their End of Season Sale going on, which in my opinion is the best thing that has happened this year. And on Sunday, I was checking their offers out! The mall, which has been the go-to, one-stop shopping destination for all things luxury, has been delivering its promise of it not just being a mall, but an experience in itself. The mall has everything, for everyone. From high street fashion, to carefully curated collections of brands that you possibly might not have seen or heard of, making it really the best, if not, one of the best malls the city has to offer.
What started out as mindless, harmless window shopping, soon turned rather wild where I literally had no control over myself! I was getting in and out of change rooms every two minutes with 4 full outfits in my hand, each time. I made the floor my runway, and boy did I parade throughout the store.
Forever 21 and Westside, to my surprise had me drooling the most. The collection was fresh, and offers – unbelievable!
When I walked into Forever 21, I was pleasantly surprised at how well-stocked the store was. After giving the 2 storied store a quick glance, I hopped, skipped and jumped to the men’s section. A quick scan and 3 minutes later, I paraded the trial room with more outfits in my hand than I could have handled! What surprised me apart from the crazy prices was my own ability to choose jackets to accommodate to the dip in the weather. I mean, it’s summer all year round, in Hyderabad, so, the fact that I could wrap myself in layers was rather exciting.
One hour and 700 mirror selfies later, I walked out of the trial room looking content, guilty and happy – all at the same time. I was happy about the clothes, and happier about the offers. The outfits I picked were simple, fuss-free and screamed comfort – my only priority while shopping!
Once I got done with Forever 21, I pranced my way to Westside – which believe it or not, has all of a sudden become my FAVOURITE store to shop at. The clock began ticking, and the footfalls started increasing. Westside was literally packed to its full capacity, and people were just at it. I mean, those designs for those rates? Mind-blown!
Who wouldn’t stand in a queue for 3 hours? Well, lucky for me, I had an area reserved for just myself (Blogger Perks 101), where without wasting any time, I parked myself at the ETA section to get my hands on the most breathable garments I have ever laid my eyes on. One look and I knew what I wanted! Working with my eye-feet-hand coordination, I managed to whip up 3 outfits and got myself out of that place.
Not giving my aching feet any minute to breathe, I crashed my bags into a security area to check myself into Central! At Central, my aim was clear. No. More. Clothes. So, I went to the watch and fragrance section, duh! After looking at literally every brand, from Fossil to Titan, I locked my vision on a Guess beauty. The watch was slick, sleek, modern and really sharp. I fell in love. In an instant. Really. I’m not kidding. After cracking 3 dad-jokes about Guess, and being eye rolled at by my brothers, I finalised the watch and walked into what I can recall, aromatic heaven! The store had literally every brand I could think of. Police, Guess, Burberry, Bvlgari, you name it, they had it! While passing the Burberry section, a silver sheen caught me off guard, and got me hooked on! Lo behold, I added Versace to my shopping cart.
On walking out and giving my empty pit a little attention, we hogged all we could and with 17 bags walked out of Forum Sujana Mall feeling content to the t!