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Street Style Spotlight: Saili Palyekar aka The Petite Diaries

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Why wait for fashion week to stalk all your favourite street style mavens? These fashionistas are just as stylish on a normal day too. We at Hauterfly are always scouting for some style inspiration. And who better than our real girls to show us how it’s done? In our all-new series called Street Style Spotlight, we showcase real people with real style. These ladies are boss ladies in their own way, and do everything (yes, even run errands!) with oodles of style.

Meet Saili Palyekar, a graphic design student, a fashion enthusiast and dancer. We met Saili at fashion week and instantly felt the need to stalk her for her cool Parisian-chic-meets-street-style look. Her everyday OOTDs involve scarves, vintage sunnies and oodles of sass. And her Instagram or as she likes to call it, her insta-blog is no short of inspiration with a feed that serves some serious goals. Read below as we got Saili to spill the beans on her style statement.

Where can we find you?


Describe your style with a famous Sarah Jessica Parker quote:

“Don’t get me a ring, just get me a really big closet!”

What sets your style apart from the rest?

I’m not afraid of making a fool of myself. Give me a pair of crocs and I’d flaunt ‘em with confidence!

3 key elements your wardrobe needs…

High-waisted, ripped jeans, a white dress shirt, and sneakers.

3 Instagram influencers you follow for inspiration and a line about each.

Kayaan Contractor — never too afraid of being original and ‘different’.  

Shapeshifter is what gave me the confidence to put TPD together!

Micah Gianneli —  Super bold and glam, just the inspiration I need on a dull day!

Sherry Shroff — for how humble and candid she is.

3 Things that are currently on your wishlist ( products please)

The new Pharrell x Adidas collection!

 Zara’s Snakeskin print shirt

And everything off The Ikat Story

3 Online brands you love shopping from:



Adidas Originals

An easy style hack you swear by:

A sleek bun with a middle parting!

Current street style trends that are easily wearable.

Graphic tees and flared jeans!

Apps you use for the perfect street style gram!

I usually edit everything on Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, but VSCO, Afterlight, Inshot and Unfold are great!

Last big splurge and why:

A pair of Purple Nike flyknits. I’m a dancer and these are the epitome of comfort and style. They absolutely do justice to the name!

A go-to look

I’m all about that midi dress, sneakers and bold sunglasses.


Always fluttering around looking for a great pair of sole-mates.

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