STYLIST IN SPOTLIGHT: PRIYANKA KAPADIA

Priyanka Kapadia, Vogue India’s Senior Fashion Editor is the creative brain behind innumerable dreamy editorials, brand campaigns, starring celebrities and super models for the front running magazine. Recently, she styled the generation next actress Janhvi Kapoor for her first ever Vogue cover alongside curating promotional looks for her debut movie.  Kapadia also plays a personal stylist to the effervescent author/actress Twinkle Khanna and Neha Dhupia, who was applauded for her sartorial choices on the chat show she recently hosted.  Apart from serving power looks for Bollywood starlets, Priyanka is a fitness enthusiast and has rerouted her lifestyle, setting body goals for the rest. Her personal style is easy-going and chic, which she documents through her various envy causing travels.

1) DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE IN 3 WORDS?
Effortless, minimal, feminine.

2) MINIMALISM OR MAXIMALISM?
Both!

3) WHAT IS NEXT ON YOUR PURCHASE LIST?
Any jewelry from fondrae.

4) WHICH CELEBRITY HAVE YOU LOVED WORKING WITH?
Loads! Shay Mitchell, Janhvi Kapoor, Twinkle Khanna and Anushka Sharma.

5) FAVOURITE TREND RIGHT NOW?
Monotone, Denim, co-ords, mix of street-wear and couture

6) GO-TO DAYTIME/ EVENING LOOKS?
Day time is usually a high waisted wide leg denim and plain tee with gold hoops. I love co-ord sets, usually high waisted trousers with feminine blouses or bodysuits or a power suit. Nothing is sexier than a suit.

7) A CELEBRITY WHO’S WARDROBE YOU WOULD LOVE TO STEAL?
Gigi and Bella Hadid.

8) HEELS OR SNEAKERS?
Sneakers.

9) WHAT DOES FASHION MEAN TO YOU, IN ONE WORD?
Expression, individuality

10) TELL US SOMETHING ABOUT YOUR CHOICE TO WEAR OUR PASTEL LEHENGA ON ONE OF YOUR WEDDING FUNCTIONS!
The minute I saw it at the Lakme show I knew I wanted to wear it! It had the right amount of sparkle and a timeless appeal – and so much movement which I loved. It was glamorous but without being OTT and so effortless to wear. The icy blue gray was a unique colour for a lehenga but still stood out beautifully.

11) HOW CAN BRIDES STYLE THEMSELVES DIFFERENTLY THIS WEDDING SEASON?
Try head to toe in one tone including jewelry. Don’t shy away from your traditional roots – embrace those weaves and your family heirlooms. Mix vintage pieces with pieces from today to create a unique look for you. Experiment with the blouse – go for corsets, bustiers or wrap blouse styles. Mix and match different jewelry influences – temple + polki.
 

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