Dolly Singh’s big smile and colorful personality can fill any space with positive vibes. Inspired by her own struggles with acne and low self-esteem, she learnt of the various skin issues that plagued the self-confidence of women. Starting from scratch, she has made a name for herself as a skin expert and beautician; it was more than 21 years ago that she started her career in the beauty industry.

How do you manage to look so elegant all the time? 
It’s about having a positive outlook towards how I dress and present myself.

What makes you glow?
I think having positive thoughts makes a difference and definitely my facials (winks)!

What fashion advice would you give to your younger self?
I would tell my younger self not to prolong anything. Don’t have this thought process that you have to be a certain age to wear or try certain things. Don’t postpone your decisions.

How has your definition of fashion evolved over the years?
I think I have become very comfortable in my own skin and I don’t let other people’s opinions affect me.
Name one fashion trend that you would like to bring back.
I know that fashion keeps repeating so either way something will come back.
Your favorite shopping destination.
I love shopping in the US!

What would be your prized possession?
My pug— Champ.

What can we find in your handbag?
My mobile, perfume and lipstick.

Your favorite perfume?
Rosewood by Jo Malone

Your favorite designer?
Vivek Upadhaya.

What’s on your shopping wish-list?
The new IPhone X. I am a big time gadget lover.

What does fashion mean to you?