Describe your personal sense of style.
Sharnamli is the chic, focusing more on silhouettes. Whereas I (Mitali) prefer comfortable dressing and a lot of prints.
What image would you like to project to the world?
Sharnamli: Epitome of work and family balance since I have a child. Mitali: Style and comfort go hand in hand, you just need the confidence to carry yourself with panache.
Your biggest fashion fear?
Fashion to us is an extension of ourselves. And there’s nothing about ourselves that we fear.
Biggest style challenge that drives you crazy?
To strike a balance between the trends we believe in vs. The ones prevalent in today’s time.
What’s an average week like regarding your wardrobe demands including work attire, casual attire and outfits for specific activities?
Sharnamli: What’s a week? I don’t think I can measure time anymore, since I’m all the time on my toes managing my family and my business, so the outfits need to be kept ready,looks need to be prepared in advance so that I can manage my time better. Mitali: I have a label of my own, so clothes for me have never been a problem. I could attend 5 events and clothes will be never be a problem!
How do your friends describe you?
Sharnamli: The one with all the luck Mitali: Wild Child! Is your appearance /style important to you?
Sharnamli: Yes! We’re in an industry where your appearance is the radar of how much knowledge you have of Fashion. Mitali: Yes, of course. In fact we have noticed that our personal style is what works the most on our social media campaigns. So we do take care of our appearance .
Your most common fashion emergency?
Sharnamli: Hating what I’m wearing right before I walk out of the door!
Which are your top 5 stores for accessories ?
Sharnamli: Gucci, Dior, Topshop, Outhouse Jewellery, Amrapali Mitali: Needle Dust and Fizzy Goblet - for Indian and western juttis.hair drama - for hair bands and turbans, Outhouse- for eye grabbing, statement pieces
How do you react to trends?
Sharnamli: I love following fashion and incorporating new trends into my wardrobe that suit my personality and style! Mitali: Trends are great, you pick and choose what suits you and you enjoy wearing. Rest can be junked.
A trend you would never be seen wearing?
Sharnamli: Figure hugging clothes (Bandage dresses). Mitali: I’ll never be seen wearing the oversized sneakers. They’re truly an eye sore.
What has been your biggest wardrobe binge, so far?
Sharnamli: Latest binge is the Dior saddle bag I recently got and I absolutely can’t get enough of it! Mitali: Torn jeans I have them in every shade of blue black and white. Probably over 20 pairs of torn jeans.
The watch you wear for an evening about town?
Mitali: My dad’s hand me down. Chopard.
Your favourite brand?
Sharnamli: Gucci. Mitali: At the cost of sounding vain my favorite clothing brand goes by the name of Mitali Wadhwa. So on trend and absolutely comfortable!
Accessories you like collecting?
Sharnamli: Bags and shoes.
Favourite shopping destination?
Sharnamli: London. Shoe/accessory brand that you would love to see in India?
Sharnamli: Aquazurra Mitali: I cannot wait to see Prada in India!
Favourite shoe brand?
Sharnamli: Gucci has the most comfortable shoes ever! Mitali: I don’t particularly have a favourite shoe brand. I pick up shoes/flats/wedges wherever I travel as long as they’re comfortable. My shoe cupboard is overloaded.
What’s your one vice?
Sharnamli: Hoarding too many clothes! Mitali: I can sleep over 16 hours if I’m allowed to.
Which person do you admire the most? And why?
Sharnamli: Eva Chen, because of her ability to reach the heights that she has as previously an editor and now as an entrepreneur and because she is a achieving all this and more, and is also being a young parent at the same time. Mitali: My mum! So calm and patient. If I were even half of that I’d be blessed!
What do you think is your most valuable trait?
Sharnamli: Discipline Mitali: I can multitask! And I don’t get phased very easily. And super faith in the universe.