Walking to set with a close-knit entourage and a warm, unassuming smile, Dosanjhanwala immediately takes control of the fashion room, bringing out custom-made collars, straight from the costume department of BBC’s hit show Peaky Blinders (no kidding!), and a shoe collection that would rival and probably beat Imelda Marcos’ (for the unacquainted, she’s the former First Lady of The Philippines and infamous proud owner of over a thousand pairs of footwear). He means business.
It’s little surprise that he regularly receives the latest designer digs from international houses of fashion around the world before anyone else in India—a fact that comes up during our pre-shoot chat as he tells us about his latest acquistions with genuine passion. If that isn’t proof of his newly-acquired status as a trendsetter, what is?
Humming along to the tunes of Frank Sinatra and Miles Davis (a musical intervention he seemed to appreciate), he talks about his affinity to streetwear as opposed to being suited up on a regular basis. “I’m enjoying the shoot today because the collect