20 trendsetters to follow right now on Instagram
Breaking style norms and setting new trends? All in a day's work
Chandni Sareen, 27 (@chandnisareen)
“A petite bohemian with a side of androgyny.”
Cotton shirt dress, Chola. Velvet jacket, 3.1 Phillip Lim. Metal rings, both Misho. Feather earrings, Sareen’s own.
Aastha Sharma, 30 (@aasthasharma612)
"Casual glam, with a fondness for statement pieces and layering.”
Woven blouse, Dhruv Kapoor. Sequinned dress, Zara. Velvet pumps, Jimmy Choo. Metal necklace, Valliyan by Nitya Arora. Silver rings, all Amrapali.
Allia Al Rufai, 32 (@alliaalrufai)
“I'd call it effortlessly contemporary.”
Cotton, Only & Sons. Silk blend pantsuit, Hemant and Nandita. Velvet embellished pumps, Christian Louboutin.
Masaba Gupta Mantena, 28 (@masabagupta)
“My style is laidback and easy."
Polyester woven shirt, Marks & Spencer. Silk jacket, Rajesh Pratap Singh. Suede pumps, Jimmy Choo. Metal earrings, Dior.
Mitali Sagar, 27 (@Houseofmisu)
“I’m always looking to explore a new vibe. My style is ever-changing.”
Polyester dress, H&M. Cropped cotton shirt, Zara. Metal necklace and metal ring, both Isharya. Leather strappy heels, Christian Louboutin.
Archana Walavalkar, 31 (@archanawalavalkar)
“Minimalism for maximum impact is my style slogan.”
Chiffon shirt, Vero Moda. Embellished tulle skirt, Rara Avis. Metal pendant, Archana’s own.
Shaleena Nathani, 31 (@shaleenanathani)
“My style is boyfriend-anything."
Cotton shirt, Zara. Velvet trousers, H&M.
Masoom Minawala, 24 (@missstylefiesta)
“Experimental, fun and an extension of my creativity.”
Cotton shirt, H&M. Knit skirt, Salavatore Ferragamo. Metal earrings, Dhora. Metal ring, Misho. Ankle strap heels, Salvatore Ferragamo.
Santoshi Shetty, 22 (@santoshishetty)
“Love playing with bombers and boots—they are so versatile."
Cotton shirt, Anomaly. Satin skirt, Tibi. Cotton bomber jacket, Rishta by Arjun Saluja. Lycra boots, Zara.
Aashna Shroff, 23 (@snobjournal)
“I like mixing it up, and love my basics.”
Velvet pleated dress, 3.1 Phillip Lim. Cotton shirt, Kanika Goyal. Gold plated bangles, Eina Ahluwalia. Patent heels, Christian Louboutin.
Sanjana Batra, 28 (@sanjanabatra)
"My wardrobe is a mix of designer, high street, boutique finds and online buys.”
Cotton shirt, Anomaly. Polyester skirt, Temperley London. Metal studs, Amrapali. Metal ring, Misho. PVC pumps, Sanjana’s own.
Shereen Sikka, 29 (@shereenlovebug)
“A weird mix of edgy and girly.”
Cotton shirt, Jack & Jones. Lurex jumper, Sanchita. Velvet joggers, Zara. Metal ring, Amrapali. Metal loop ring, Ishraya.
Kayaan Shiraz Contractor, 31 (@kayaancontractor)
“Androgynous, with all the effortlessness I can muster.”
Cotton shirt dress, Three. Chiffon shirt (worn as jacket), Hemant & Nandita. Metal rings, all Misho. Felt moccasins, Bodice by Ruchika Sachdeva.
Scherezade Shroff, 30 (@sherryshroff)
“I keep my outfits simple and play around with accessories.”
Polyester shirt, Kenneth Cole. Leather trousers, H&M. Metal pendant, rings, all Accessorize. Metal pendant, Dior. Leather heels, Christian Louboutin.
Ritu Arya, 25 (@ritu.arya)
“Comfort is everything, plus a touch of flair and something offbeat too.”
Cotton shirt dress, Bodice by Ruchika Sachdeva. Silk blouse, Raw Mango. Metal earrings, Dhora. Leather slip-ons, Nine West.
Summiyya Patni, 27 (@HouseOfmisu)
“It’s very much my personality—elegant and chic, but also bold.”
Ruffled Shirt, H&M. Brocade trousers, Michael Kors. Metal choker, Isharya. Gold-plated bangles, both Eina Ahluwalia. Satin stilettos, Nine West.
Bloggers, stylists, social media stars—these 20 fashion-forward digital influencers have carved a following for themselves on social media:
Shibani Dandekar, 36 (@shibanidandekar)
“I’ll wear anything oversized. I’m always raiding the men’s section!”
Gabriella Demetriades, 28 (@gabriellademetriades)
“My style is effortless, a little boho-glam mixed with my inner cowgirl."
On Dandekar: Satin dress, Rara Avis. Cotton linen blend shirt and corset both Atsu. Lambskin leather boots, Dior.
On Demetriades: Cotton Shirt, H&M. Satin slip dress, DKNY. Metal ring, Misho. Leather boots, H&M.
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Tanya Ghavri, 30 (@tanghavri)
“I’m a stylist, so I don’t fuss on myself because I’m always on the go”
Cotton shirt, Bodice by Ruchika Sachdeva. Wool blend skirt, Tibi. Velvet jacket, Zara. Metal necklace, Dior. Velvet heels, Dune.
Photographs: Arsh Sayed; Styling: Pasham Alwani; Hair And Make-Up: Mitesh Rajani; Hair: Anuradha Raman; Make-Up: Nikita Thadani, Poonam Surve, Preeti Sharma/Fat Mu; Production: Parul Menezes; Assisted By: Ananya Mehta, Nikita Kataria, Amie Banerjee (Styling)
Malini Agarwal, 39 (@missmalini)
Chiffon shirt, Michael Kors. Polyester blend skirt, Vero Moda. Metal pendant, Amrapali.