Sangboihi | Street Style Aizawl

August 9, 2015

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“I love Shooting Star by Bob Dylan.” – Sangboihi, designer

Aizawl, Mizoram. 2013. Photographed for Cosmopolitan India.

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Param

July 26, 2015

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“I’m always on a lookout for a happy state of mind. Finding happiness in strange colour combinations, and tripping on my own invisible rainbow.”
— Param, Designer/Stylist

Who is parambanana?
In Kerala, banana is called param so I put the two words together. The moment you read or say “parambanana” it brings a smile to your face.

What kind of music are you into?
The XX, Florence and the Machine, Röyksopp.

What are you currently listening to?
Slow Acid by Calvin Harris.

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Fashion week, Delhi. October 2014.

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Lobsang in Tibetan Chupa

July 21, 2015

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Lobsang Dorjee, 26. Tibetan.

What’s your usual day like?
Before when I used to work as a cook at Lhamo’s Croissant I was busy all day. Now I go to English classes. Sometimes I play basketball with friends. Sometimes we go swimming or hiking.

Photographed in Mcleodganj, Dharamsala.

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hair of a drokpa woman

July 17, 2015

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Hair of a drokpa woman. Generally speaking.

July 2014. Leh, Ladakh.

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Shweta Kapur | fashion week

July 12, 2015

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“I am sometimes shy sometimes not. I have an attention span of 5 minutes. I like listening to extremely loud music while getting ready. I drink a lot of coffee. I like a messy work space and I’m a little obsessed with my phone.”
— Shweta Kapur, Designer(431-88)

What kind of music are you into?
The XX, Florence and the Machine, Röyksopp.

What are you currently listening to?
Summer by Calvin Harris. I need a new song.

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Fashion week, Delhi. October 2014.

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Tsakü Khwü (forever young) | Naga Shawls

July 11, 2015

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“I am wearing a Tsakü Khwü(forever young) Shawl. It’s a unisex Chakhesang traditional shawl usually worn by young people.” – Kuvelu Tetseo from Tetseo Sisters.

Kohima, Nagaland. January 2015.

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monk’s special shawl

June 13, 2015

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Buddhist monks.

Phyang monastery, Ladakh. July 2014.

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Nice shirt

June 13, 2015

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Man at a shop in a small Indian town.

Asansol, West Bengal. July 2011.

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June 13, 2015

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Woman in sari.

Pushkar, Rajasthan. November 2014.

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Young Ladakhi Girls | Leh Market

May 10, 2015

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Young Ladakhi girls.

Leh, Ladakh. July 2014.

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Imsu | art of the trench

May 2, 2015

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Imsu.  Likes Chet Faker & The Kooks.

Photographed in Delhi in November 2011 for Burberry.

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Working Class Woman in Ladakh

May 2, 2015

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Working class woman.

Leh, Ladakh. July 2014.

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1970, Manipuri Bride | wearabout vintage

April 9, 2015

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A Manipuri bride in Potloi — the Manipuri wedding attire. c. 1970. Imphal, Manipur.

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“That’s my aunt in Potloi.” –Sent in by Dolly

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90 year old Ladakhi woman

March 19, 2015

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90 year old Ladakhi woman.

Leh, Ladakh. July 2014.

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Mercy & Kuvelu | fashion week

March 15, 2015

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Mercy & Kuvelu(Tetseo Sisters) in péro.

Fashion week, Delhi. October 2014.

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1920, Shillong | wearabout vintage

March 15, 2015

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A Tangkhul Naga man(r) with an unknown person.
c. 1920. Shillong, Meghalaya.

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“On the right is my maternal great grandfather(from Tangkhul Naga tribe) while studying Theology in Shillong probably in the early 1920’s. He introduced the 7th Day Adventist doctrine in Manipur.”

— Sent in by Mahonring

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1980, Dimapur | wearabout vintage

March 14, 2015

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Naga women in their early 20s.
c. 1980. Dimapur, Nagaland.

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“First photo is of my mom Aien(r) and her friend Akumla taken in the early 80s somewhere in Nagarjan in Dimapur.

Second photo is of my mom(l) and her friend Amen sometime in the late 70s. This was taken while on the way to their tuition classes.

My mom works as an assistant teacher now.”

– sent in by Temsuna

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big turban sadhu man

March 12, 2015

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Sadhu in all black and big turban. Biggest I’ve ever seen.

October 2014, Pushkar.

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85 year old Mizo woman

March 11, 2015

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Chalziki, 85. Likes watching WWE & Korean films on tv. Spends her time mostly cooking and working in the house garden.

2013, Aizawl.

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1954, Shillong | wearabout vintage

March 8, 2015

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A newly married Naga couple.
1954. Shillong, Meghalaya.

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“This photo of newly married Obu and Azao is from 1954 in Shillong where Obu was posted as the Assistant Commissioner for Scheduled Castes and Tribes.

Azao (Mrs Metongla Aier) now nearing 92, was the first lady evangelist among the Ao Naga tribe.
Obu (late Mr Sashimeren Aier) was the first MA among the Nagas. He was also known as the Architect of Modern Nagaland.
Azao now lives in Shillong. They are my mom’s parents.”

— sent in by Sirawon


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