Fashion Q&A

This post is only a slight introduction to the ever-evolving fashion background and aspirations of Vanity Train. Q&As are fun so here we go:

1. What sparked your interest in fashion?

My interest in fashion goes back to when I was a little kid. I would say I probably got my start when I was 6 and got my first Barbie. I enjoyed styling her to make different statements and approximate styles for all events she had in her day using various outfits and accessories. I was always fascinated by my mother’s Vanity Case and loved wearing her chiffon sarees for playtime. My mother always encouraged my interest and my dad gifted me a new Barbie every month to build on my imagination, and the rest is history.

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2. Is fashion fickle? Is it about being fake?

Fashion is ever-evolving. Fashion is about creativity, it’s about building a better you. As someone who may tend to be socially awkward, fashion has always provided an outlet for me to express myself in its myriad ways. When the self-expression does get a bit too OTT, my sister always helps rein in the craziness.

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3. What is your first fashion/beauty memory?

Wearing a custom-made red and white 70s churidar-kurta for my first birthday. Thanks mom!

4. What is your personal style statement?

Minimalistic pregnant bohemian even though I am not pregnant. I hope.

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In Lome, Togo. Dress by London Paris New York.

5. Which outfit could you live in for the rest of your life?

A swing dress.

6. What is your biggest guilty pleasure?

Shopping on net-a-porter! You gotta do you!

7. The one trend/style you would NEVER wear?

CROCS. I’d tell Crocs to go to hell, but am pretty sure their residence is 666 Satan’s Lane.

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8. Style icons whose sensibilities you appreciate?

Karl Lagerfeld, Jennifer Lopez, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, Madame de Rosa, Kate Middleton

 

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My Everyday Karl Inspirations

9. Which is your favourite fashion city?

Dublin- everyone was futuristic punk and the tourists stood out like a bright pink sore spot. The contrast of the city’s brown, the punk dream and the clueless tourists was a visual delight I shall treasure.

10. Less or more?

Less, always.

2 thoughts on “Fashion Q&A

  1. It was actually fun to read and know you a little more. The things about your childhood are even more interesting. 🙂 I am a fashion novice so yes, i ll follow u up ;-)..love

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