Born to a family of six, Rupy Singh being the youngest was always treated as the doll of the family. Her parents loved to dress her up in all kinds of outfits. That is how she picked up style from a very young age! Although she always wanted to be in the fashion industry, destiny had something different in store for her— she started Rupy’s International, a well-known school in Kathmandu. She is the ultimate definition of grace and poise.
How do you manage to look so elegant all the time?
Good choice of clothes and shoes with matching ornaments. I keep updating every now and then!
What makes you glow?
What fashion advice would you give to your younger self?
Follow the trends but discreetly.
How has your definition of fashion evolved over the years?
Every age evolves you as you grow; be
One fashion trend that you would like to bring back.
Crisp cotton saris in summer.
Your favorite shopping destinations.
London, Paris, New York, Melbourne, Montreal. It’s an endless list!
What can we find in your handbag?
You can find anything from pens to lipsticks to tissues and perfume.
Your favorite perfume?
J’adore by Christian Dior.
Your favorite designer?
There is not just one—Prada, Calvin Klein, Christian Dior, Armani, Jimmy Choo, Ritu Kumar, Sabyasachi, Sandeep Khosla and
One piece of advice you would give to the younger generation?
Be on top of technology but stay human at heart. Take on social responsibilities and be economically independent especially girls. One has to take and live life with a pinch of salt; it is not a bed of roses all the way! So keep going with a zest for life and enjoy each moment till the end, for tomorrow never comes!
Your biggest fashion obsession.
I love having a big wardrobe for every season, every occasion, every tradition and festivals, Jewelry especially silver, costume, gold, diamonds and precious stones and pearl beads.
What does fashion mean to you?
I think it defines and reflects your personality to the fullest! Your style speaks of who you are!