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Actor Rohan Mehra gives us a sneak peek inside his closet

In his hometown of Amritsar, Mehra used to splurge on high-end fashion brands. Shifting to Mumbai has, in some ways, led him back home

tv Updated: Apr 28, 2017 17:39 IST
Arundhati Chatterjee
Arundhati Chatterjee
Hindustan Times
Actor Rohan Mehra at his apartment in Goregaon
Actor Rohan Mehra at his apartment in Goregaon (Aalok SOni/ HT Photo )
         

We meet actor Rohan Mehra (29) at his Goregaon apartment a few weeks after he has finished shooting for Big Boss. “Most of my clothes are still in suitcases, and at home in Amritsar,” he says. However, he enthusiastically gives us a walkthrough of his closet which mainly comprises jackets, caps and ties.

Malls to the rescue: “I love to experiment with casuals. My favourite brands are Jack & Jones, Zara, Versace and Armani. I have several belts by Gucci. I tend to go to malls a lot. In Mumbai, you’ll often find me at Palladium (Lower Parel) and Oberoi Mall (Goregaon). In Delhi, I splurge at DLF Emporium. I also shop for designer wear from Vavci, a design studio for men in Amritsar.”

All about jackets: “When I was studying in St George’s College, Mussoorie, I was obsessed with jackets. I still buy them often. Currently, I love my collection of leather jackets from Zara, and a couple of casual jackets from United Colors of Benetton.”

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A Zara aviator jacket
A Zara aviator jacket ( Aalok Soni/HT Photos )

Couture shock: “In Punjab and Amritsar, people flaunt a lot of brands. When I was growing up, I used to wear a lot of Armanis, Diors, Burberrys and Guccis. But when I came to Mumbai for work, I immediately understood the difference. Here, people wear a lot of casual, high-street brands. I now step out in shorts and polos, and have started shopping from Calvin Klein, UCB, and Jack & Jones.”

Wardrobe staples: “I always carry a pair of T-shirts, some checkered shirts, jackets, denims, and a pair of loafers and sneakers when I travel.”

Read more: Actor Daisy Shah gives a sneak peek of her closet

A belt by Being Human
A belt by Being Human ( Aalok Soni/ HT Photos )

Suit up: “When it comes to formal wear, I absolutely love tuxedos. I have a huge collection of them. When I was at the Bigg Boss house, I would wear a new one every week. I often get my tuxedos stitched from my personal tailors in Delhi and Amritsar.”

Cap-it-all: “I am big on caps. I don’t like hats much, but you will find plenty of snapback caps in my wardrobe.”

An unbranded pair of glares that are Mehra’s favourite
An unbranded pair of glares that are Mehra’s favourite ( Aalok Soni/ HT Photo )

First Published: Apr 28, 2017 00:00 IST

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