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In conversation with Imtiyala Longchar

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By EMN Updated: Dec 29, 2015 9:32 pm

Eastern Mirror’s Style Spot gives you an insider look into the local style scene, bringing you the latest news and trends in the fashion industry. Every Wednesday we offer a fun and exciting line up of artists that you won’t want to miss out on!!
We showcase Designers, Stylists, Models, Bloggers, Make-up Artists and Fashion Entrepreneurs each with their unique perspective on fashion. Whether you love beautifully layered laidback summery vibes in pastel or a bit of Edge in leather appliquéd on cropped jackets and tunics you can find Your Style Inspiration Here!

Imtiyala Longchar is talented and determined designer based in Tuli under Mokokchung district. Not only has she managed to break into the fashion industry with her participation at the 1st Aida Events Designer Hunt 2015 but she has also established herself as an entrepreneur. Read on to see know more about her fascinating designs.

EASTERN MIRROR: Tell us about yourself. What inspired you to become a fashion designer?
IMTIYALA LONGCHAR: Well….. I have always loved to put into practice my creativity in any bits and pieces that I could lay my hands on. This interest led me to join a fashion institute in Delhi where I could polish my skill. Then I joined for a training programme at the Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship Guwahati.

EASTERN MIRROR: What does your current fashion work focus on?
IMTIYALA LONGCHAR: I do female outfits and now I’m focusing on traditional ethnic motifs, Indian and western outfits.

EASTERN MIRROR: Worst fashion trend of all time?
IMTIYALA LONGCHAR: Not worst fashion trend but worst fashion mix-up according to me would be wearing florescent print Kurtas with nets.

EASTERN MIRROR: One fashion rule according to you, it’s time to break?
IMTIYALA LONGCHAR: I feel it’s high time to break the copying and duplicating tendency.

EASTERN MIRROR: How would you describe your personal fashion style?
IMTIYALA LONGCHAR: My personal style is casual yet elegant and preferably locally sourced created fabrics.

EASTERN MIRROR: Your opinion about Fashion in Nagaland. What changes would you like to see in the fashion industry of Nagaland?
IMTIYALA LONGCHAR: I strongly feel Nagaland requires a textile production centre and quality fabric industry which can easily make materials available for aspiring designers especially so that our state compete with the rest.

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By EMN Updated: Dec 29, 2015 9:32:23 pm
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