This Friday is special because we talk to designer Ridhi Mehra, a favourite among Bollywood celebrities who is responsible for spearheading design innovation by creating a niche eclectic blend of Persian and Indian cultures with a hint of vintage old-world charm. Her latest Pre Fall 2020 collection ‘Serai’ is a camaraderie of signature styles exuding finesse , punctuated with floral thread-work and paisley motifs. We guarantee the 2020 brides, you will want this to be part of your wedding soiree!
What is your plan for the weekend?
I am working on our Lakme Fashion Week W/R20 collection.
What are three things you are most grateful for this Friday?
My family, good health and my brand.
What song are you enjoying the week?
Latte Di Chaadar by Hari & Sukhmani.
What’s your weekend morning routine?
Same as a weekday morning. I wake up and eat a hearty breakfast while enjoying the weather.
What does weekend self-care look like for you?
A good nap on a Sunday after a hearty brunch.
What’s your must-have beauty product?
A Laura Mercier concealer.
What facemask do you absolutely love?
I don’t use face masks.
TV show you are currently enjoying?
I’m in the middle of four shows – Upload, Connected, Friends and Bandish Bandits.
Are you a Tea or Coffee Person?
What’s your favourite comfort food? Chaat.
What is the funniest thing you have read about yourself on the internet?
An outfit that is most loved by celebrities and clients alike was put in the worst- dressed list by some random instagram magazine.
What’s your guilty pleasure?
A hot plate of puri aloo.
Your favourite quote?
“ Get busy living or get busy dying.” — Stephen King.
Where are you going on vacation when the pandemic is over?
I would love to visit Mykonos, South of France and Gulmarg.
What advice do you have for any kid who looks up to you?
Always aim high because the sky is the limit.