Photographs by Akash Mehta. Styling and Text by Hina Oomer-Ahmed
Priya Kishore defines effortless chic. Owner of one of the city’s trendiest stores, Bombay Electric, she has a keen eye for innovative design and has provided a worthy platform for cutting edge fashion talent in India. Having grown up all around the world, the young fashionista currently lives in Mumbai, which she describes as magical and electric, an energy more than evident in her elegant and spacious workspace
“When I shop for myself, all I look for is good design that will be fun to wear.”
Printed dress, by Anupama Dayal.
“I have so many great accessories that sometimes there is the temptation to over-accessorise. But, the trick is to balance the look.”
Floor-length white dress, by Kiran Uttam Ghosh; silver armlet, by Nomads.
“I like all the designers that I stock in the store. I usually buy a piece from each collection that I source from. How can you want to sell something that you don’t believe in yourself?”
Blue dress, by Gaurav Gupta; pumps, by Marc for Marc Jacobs; black opal ring and glitter bangles, by Cream.
“Dresses are going to be the big favourite this season – in prints as well as block colours. Dresses are so easy to wear and a perfect solution for when you’re struggling to decide what to wear on a night out.”
Yellow chiffon dress, by Namrata Joshipura; ring by Cream; peep toe pumps, by Christian Louboutin.
“The store likes to push boundaries a bit. It’s for people with sophisticated taste, who love design and like to experiment with it. They like to express themselves and don’t just follow the crowd.”
Printed sari and sequinned blouse, by Sonam Dubal; aviator sunglasses, by Chrome Hearts.
“I pick up a lot of interesting stuff when I travel. I seem to find things in the deepest, darkest of places.”
Black and white tie dye dress, by Aparna and Norden Wangdi, for Freefalling; silver tubular armlet, by Nomads.