The stylist on vogue, OTT weddings, and her latest collaboration with designers Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla and Johnnie Walker Gold Reserve for #PourOfGold, a digital bar expertise
Rhea Kapoor is confident, sassy, a mixology fanatic, and has rejigged the styling guidelines in Bollywood. In the meantime, designers Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla are not any strangers to the glam life — they dwell it, design it, and promote it. In a novel collaboration, the three, together with Kapoor’s associate, director Karan Boolani, have come collectively to curate a uncommon bar expertise, #PourOfGold, an Instagram-first marketing campaign with Johnnie Walker Gold Reserve.
The menu consists of 5 signature cocktails, such because the Gold Common (stirred with honey and bitters) and Johnnie Walker Espresso Martini (infused with espresso and a contact of gold). The award-winning scotch’s signature smoked honey and vanilla notes make the concoctions good for grand celebrations.
We chat with the producer-stylist on vogue and cocktails. Edited excerpts:
The place do stylists stand at the moment, with the inflow of influencers, celeb + designer relationships, and the like?
A stylist is a artistic individual. The tales they create have an individualistic attraction. Sure, influencers are nice, however among the most unbelievable seems [you see] are how the stylist interprets it. For instance, the enduring seems created by Patricia Subject, the outstanding stylist of the Intercourse and the Metropolis sequence. I imagine good stylists can maintain vogue via reinvention. We would want many proficient stylists, designers, consumers, and merchandisers to place pep again within the vogue world put up the pandemic.
Rhea Kapoor and Karan Boolani with designers Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla
When you may renew one Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla piece, what wouldn’t it be?
The Lucknowi chikan work.
What is your go-to outfit as of late?
I just about put on the identical factor day-after-day, which is joggers or observe pants, males’s T-shirts, and a denim jacket if I’m feeling chilly. I really like kaftans too; they’re my favorite factor to put on.
Are OTT weddings up to now?
Popping out of 2020, vogue means escape. It’s not solely a artistic outlet, however it stimulates and excites me. I’m craving some glamour and way of life. And whereas OTT weddings won’t ever go away, proper now we are able to dwell with out them. At present, everybody needs to be secure.
Your favorite cocktail?
My go-to cocktail is the Maple Previous Common. Recently, I’ve additionally taken a liking in direction of Whisky Bitter. [As a couple, the two enjoy a good Manhattan with a Twist.]