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‘I hate balloon skirts’

... says Bollywood actress Raima Sen as she talks fashion, trends and more to Aninditi Sharma.

india Updated: Sep 25, 2009 17:19 IST

What are the three latest things you have added to your wardrobe?
A pair of cool rubber slippers and a few check shirts. I also bought a pair of Replay jeans and Nike sneakers from Dubai.

List your favourite accessories...
My emerald ring, which I always wear; a heart-shaped diamond ring; my tear-shaped diamond ear rings and my platinum Cartier watch.

How would you define your style? Who is your stylist?
I love to be in casuals, love comfort dressing.... I have various stylists, because I like what each one brings to the table.

What do you have a fetish for?
I have a fetish for shoes and perfumes.

What are you most comfortable in?
I love my jeans and white shirts and my khaki pants.

What do you wear to bed?
I have lots of night gowns. I do wear pajamas occasionally.

What is the one fashion statement you hate?
I hate balloon skirts and dresses.

Your favourite brands?
Mango, Forever 21, Miss Sixty, Zara, BCBG... For bags, I like Farrago; for sportswear Bebe and for formals I prefer Armani Exchange.

Who is the most stylish actor and actress in Bollywood?
The most stylish actor has to be Shah Rukh Khan and in actresses, I love Sushmita Sen’s sense of style. I also love the way Nandita Das dresses up.

What according to you are the five must-haves in a wardrobe?
Sneakers, belts, bags, a white shirt, classic black dress, sunglasses and a pair of black stilettoes to go with everything.

What do you prefer — casuals or formals?
Casuals

Whose wardrobe do you envy?
At the moment, I envy my sister’s wardrobe.

Your favourite shopping destinations?
Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and London.

As told to Aninditi Sharma