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People in the city: Kanika Jain

fashion-and-trends Updated: Nov 16, 2012 02:30 IST

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Kanika Jain, 27, is a designer and started her design career with the masters of the industry during fashion weeks.

Home is in: South Delhi
School/college I attended: The last was London College of Fashion
I earn my living by: Dressing up girls in beautiful clothes and accessories
I desire in a woman/man: Honesty
I appreciate most about my friends: Their unconditional love and support
If I could name myself, it would be: What I am called today — Kanika
The cause I care for: Care for old people
My worst nightmare: Currently to lose my latest sketchpad, where I design

Kanika Jain, 27, Designer

How I want to die

: With all my loved ones around me


My present state of mind

: Content


My motto

: To be known by my brand


Facebook Friends at present

: 365


Can’t do without this

: My phone


My biggest indulgence

: Shoes and books on art, history and fashion


I love to shop for

: Shoes and books on art, history and fashion


A book I’m reading right now

: Blow by Blow by Detmar Blow


Sexual preference

: Straight


I can’t stand

: People who are irresponsible and don’t own up to it


Beer or Wine

: Wine


I love partying at

: A close friend’s house


My hero in real life

: My father


About her...

Jain started her design career with the masters of the industry during fashion weeks. She even worked as a freelance stylist for sometime before starting into her own line, Kanelle. “I creates contemporary designs, be it clothes or accessories, and mine is a brand for a modern day woman who likes to associate herself with global fashion,” says Jain. “I constantly seek ideas from things around me to create my designs.” Her works start at Rs 2,000 and you can check out her stuff at her studio: 114, Shahpur Jat.

As told to Aakriti Sawhney