Ask any fashion guru in any part of the world about fashion and most will say that fashion is anything that you are comfortable wearing. Fashion styles change every season and that’s why we have two major fashion events in a year – the summer fashion collection and the autumn fashion collection. Buy even though styles change very frequently, the basic remains the same of people wearing what they feel comfortable in. North East India is known for its fashion sense. You can easily find high street fashion on the nooks and corners of even the smallest towns here. Though big international brands might not have opened shops here, the people especially the youngsters keep proving time and again that fashion is less about brands and more about personal statements. If commoners can turn into fashion experts here, you can only imagine how the celebrities from the region make heads turn. So, who are these celebrities we are talking about and who do you think are at the top of the fashion game?
The yester-year model who wowed us in many pop albums of the 90s and a couple of movies in the early 2000s hasn’t retired from fashion in any sense and her Instagram page has enough proof of it. From recreating the oomph factor in her black-and-white photos and her red carpet ready looks to her everyday casual looks, every time you see her picture, you know that here is a lady who known how to make fashion comfortable.
She made the headlines after becoming the first Naga model to be signed by the prestigious Elite Model Management which is one of the biggest modeling agencies in the world. Carol has walked the ramp for Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, Lakme Fashion Week and India Couture Week and has also done TVCs for Yamaha, Kenstar, Airtel and Chivas Regal with Wong KarWai. Just a passing glance at her Instagram page has enough clues why she has attracted worldwide attention. The short hair, almost mythical and far-away looks makes her the top model that she is. She can also carry any dress with aplomb.
The actor who has her roots in Shillong is not only building an enviable biography but is also at the top of her fashion games. Her Instagram profile gives a sneak peek at her glamorous life. Whether it is her everyday selfie looks or her beach holidays, Patralekha known how to own any garment. She looks equally great in Indian and Western wear.
The folk singers from Nagaland have created a niche audience for themselves who are not necessarily limited within the region. Tetseo Sisters comprising of Mütsevelü, Azine, Kuvelü and Alüneare not just fabulous singers but also know how to blend their traditional handloom with modern wear. They almost always wear their ethnic attires during performances but off the stage, these girls can be seen in long coats, boots and summery dresses.
So, who is the best dressed among them? Share your views with us in the comments section below.
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