My Tinder bio would read ‘hopeless’: Tarun Tahiliani
Designer Tarun Tahiliani speaks of his love for spirited women and sarongsbrunch Updated: Apr 09, 2017 09:22 IST
Sun sign: Cancer
Date of birth: July 19
School/college: The Doon School, Dehradun, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.
Place of birth: Mumbai
Home Town: Delhi
High point of your life: Every day
Low point of your life: Family deaths
Currently I am: More and more zen
If not a designer, you’d have been...
A painter or an architect.
A Hollywood star you’d like to style...
Halle Berry because she comes across as a fearless person in the roles she plays and she’s got a great sense of style.
If you were to dress a prominent personality from history, who would it be and why?
I love spirited people. So, it would have to be Elizabeth Taylor because she was a stunning and impetuous beauty who lived by her own rules.
A designer whose creations you love to wear...
I like very simple things so it would have to be Giorgio Armani. In India, I like Arjun Saluja for his beautiful cottons.
Your biggest fashion faux pas?
A giant bow on a client.
Which Bollywood couple would you like to style on their wedding day and why?
Priyanka Chopra and whoever she decides to marry because I’m a fan of her spirit.
If you were stranded on an island, you’d be wearing a...
What is that one thing about Indian fashion that bugs you?
The constant ‘Royal’ pretence.
A bikini or a burkha, which one would you lend your designer touch to and how?
A burkha, as it’s a cover and I love draping. And, it can be decorated too.
A customised cocktail for you would contain...
Crème de cassis, champagne and whisky sours.
Your Tinder bio would read...
It would read: Hopeless!
Describe your closet in three words
Clothes don’t fit.
Movie:The Hours (2002)
Holiday destination: South Africa
Drink: Water, Kir Royale
Book:Man’s Search for Meaning
Food: Sindhi comfort food
From HT Brunch, April 9, 2017
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