Gaurav Gupta: Three Minutes

Gaurav Gupta: Three Minutes

Contextualise yourself in one line
Conceptual, floating in different timezones and a hyperbola of magic.

Why do you do what you do?
It’s a compulsion. My purpose in life is to challenge the way we think.

Do you remember the first design that you sold?
Yes, it was a draped dress when I was a student.

A must have in a wardrobe.
Your sense of style.

What’s the best part of your job?
Endless possibilities.

And what’s the hardest?

What’s your favourite guilty pleasure? Or midnight snack?
Minus 30 Dark Chocolate ice-cream.

Three people alive or not you would love to dress?
Cleopatra, Michael Jackson and Lady Gaga.

If you had a superpower, what would it be?
Align everyone’s mind towards goodness.

What’s something you still like to learn?
Spiritual Sciences.

What’s your most overused phrase?
‘I need options’

What excites you most about fashion?
Design and Culture.

If you had to collaborate with one person for a project, who would it be?
Elon Musk.

Costume Designer 2022 [India/ International] the award goes to...
Matthew Barney.

What’s your most overused app?

What’s the wildest thing you’ve ever done in your entire life?
Anything imaginable I have done, looking for more things to do.

Who’s the epitome of class according to you?
Vivienne Westwood and Greta Thunberg.

If not fashion, what would you love to be doing with your life?
Probably [something] in Space Design [or] Architect, Dancer, Scientist, Musician.

When was the last time you did something for the first time?
Can’t talk about it. 

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Text Hansika Lohani Mehtani
Date 03-09-2022