Hong Kong-based writer Ankita Roy describes herself as the curious type with the best of both worlds. Studying Business has cultivated her engagement in current affairs, while her creative temperament led her to learn more about art, design and fashion. Ankita is also an aspiring globetrotter, an avid reader, a pescartarian, a quotes collector, and a music lover. Ankita is bringing to us insightful stories on the local fashion and culture scene.
Favourite brand / designer?
In general, I am drawn to brands and designers that rejuvenate classic designs with new, unexpected elements. I try not to stick to favourites and keep my eyes open to new, up and coming designers.
With my interests so varied, and with Internet and social media making it so easy to follow articles from a range of different sources, itâ€™s hard to pin down one favourite. If I had to absolutely pick, I would say TIME magazine.
Why fashion interests you?
I love the creative process involved in fashion, and how it shifts from the designers to the respective owners of those pieces over time. I also like the transformative quality of fashion in that it is one of the few things that can instantly boost oneâ€™s confidence.
You can’t imagine living without?
Books, desserts and tea/ coffee.
What would you like to bring to WestEast readers?
Fresh perspectives, a sense of humour, and something to think about.