Step into any fashion-related event in the country and it won't be hard to spot the most stylish demographic in the room. We don't know what's in the pristine waters of the North-East, but the young 'uns from the Seven Sisters are always out-dressing and out-swagging everybody else, taking the kind of fashion risks few others would dare to attempt.
Sample 24-year-old Lirminta Rongpipi's fuschia bob and septum ring, or Aien Jamir's platinum crop paired with all-satin pink everything. Notice how effortlessly cool the Barua Dutta sisters look in their sporty silhouettes. These are women who know how to play with layers and proportion, rather than drip from head-to-toe with flashy designer labels.
As India's original street style photographer, Manou, chronicles his fashion muses, all you need to do is pull up a chair, grab a notebook, and take notes.
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