And here is The List

The one annual ritual I do have, when I have a birthday coming up. I make me a wishlist. A list that probably no one who would actually shell out the bucks to buy me a present would refer to, but a list I make out all the same, because, what the hell, I like making lists. Lists define me. What would I be without lists, a lost soul, looking hither and thither at supermarkets wondering what is it I really came down here to buy. Er, that’s me with the lists, you say? Never mind. I will buy them all for myself.

I’m going into this birthday with a shopping list that is as long as my arm, and god help anyone who comes between a woman and her shopping. Here goes.

Jeggings. I want a pair. I know I will look unbalanced. But this is one trend I didnt buy, and I so dont want to be left out. Even if I am 22 years too late to wear one of these.

Reetone shoes: Will they give me the butt in the ad? And the legs? Then I will want. And I will wear. You will have to wrestle me down to get them off my feet. I will even wear them to sleep.

Perfume: I am dangerously close to the last sprays in most of the ones I own. Therefore bye bye Nina, Chanel No 5, Escada, Versus, Fifth Avenue. Time for a new set of faces on the bathroom counter.

Bags, shoes? Of course. Would I ever say no to these. Need them. Need them like I need air and water. Need them until I have absolutely no space to store them and have to throw out bedsheets and towels to make room for them in the linen cupboards. I have my priorities so right. And its been an entire month since I got me a new bag and new shoes!!

Sunglasses: Big bug eye ones? Tom Ford Samantha? Yup. Or classic Rayban silvered Aviators? Decisions, decisions!

Make up: Lipsticks are running dangerously low, so low that I can almost dare to start counting them and completing the count. Need to replenish stock. I am naked if I dont have at least five lipsticks in my handbag at any given point. Fawn Fatale from LOreal, here I come.

Tops: More florals. Flowing. soft fabrics. Whites. Colours. I need to get out of my black rut.

And yes, a new phone. This current Blackberry has served me long and well and now is gasping dying breaths. Any reccos? No touchscreens please. Most inconvenient damn things.

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About Kiran Manral

40 and battling flab, wrinkles and grey hair. Fighting a losing battle with the weighing scale. Living with the two loves of my life, my husband and my son. Serial buffet offender and reformed shopaholic.
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19 Responses to And here is The List

  1. I love your list
    May I borrow!!

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  2. Meira says:

    New phone? The Samsung Galaxy? Sleek. Sexy.

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  3. Sue says:

    Ah come on… not the denim leggings. I got oversized glasses recently and am finally wearing a style that I like and that is also in fashion.

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  4. Asha says:

    LOL! Kiran, you are impossible!

    Uh, are you serious?

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  5. ahan reetone shoes :P touchscreens are so comfortable :)

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  6. Nitika says:

    I am buying Aviators for myself.
    And perfumes too. I just don’t know which one. Which ones are you planning to buy? Do tell.

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  7. shilpadesh says:

    I would still suggest the iPhone :-D

    Oh aviators are classics, get one of those for sure!

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  8. priyaiyer says:

    i have something for you on my blog. do come over and accept it. :)

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  9. Aathira says:

    I am not a fan of touch screen phones too… so my phone choices would be the new blackberry bold.. great I must say… or else the Nokia E 72

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    • Kiran Manral says:

      Aathira: I think I might go for another Blackberry. This is the best damn phone Ive used in my life. Save the scroll problems. And Ive been using mobiles since 1997.

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  10. Latha says:

    blackberry is no good.. try i phone. the most convenient touchscreen phone ever.. u will not use any other phone once u get used to i phone

    Ive been using the blackberry for the past three and a half years when no one around could be spotted with one, and I love it. Ive seen my friends with their iphones and the touchscreen technology freaks me out. Thats just me.

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