Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - Brunch

PAPA DON’T PREACH

- KARISHMA MEHTA Storytelle­r and writer

QI’m a 19-year-old fashion influencer with a following of about 1.5k on Insta. I want to make this my career, but my father doesn’t understand. What can I say to make him think this is legit?

F—Attaria, Via Instagram

irst, understand that he’s coming from a place of concern and wants what’s best for you. Sit him down, open Instagram, show him your page and highlight a few of your best posts. Then, show him a few people from the industry you aspire to be like—show him how far you can go. Tell him you require his support for a few years’ time to prove yourself.

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