personal style, movie costumes fashion advice & more

I watched my brother, over the years, how his sense of style evolved and

that is given me sort of a

encouragement to go out there and experiment and find my own because I think fashion is about finding your own personal style statements

I enjoy it, I enjoy it whole lot

I would know which pants they’re giving me even though they were

indistinguishable virtually but I could feel the difference, I knew there was slight micro tear on the left side near the knee end

I was like no this is not this is not the right pair of pants, you need to give right pair of pants

I’d to wear the same socks everyday so , it’s something you get very attached to

dressing for character is totally different ball game

it’s totally different from dressing from real life, there you really just, that self expression but

when you’re portraying the character to become very attach to the clothes

I’ve been in Goa for past 2 months and I literally carried like 4 pairs of clothes

so I think I can manage that ,I think that’s not a very impossible thing to think

Hello Guys, Welcome back to PINKVILLA, I’m Priyanka Modi

and today we have with us a very charming and fashionable, Ishaan Khatter

the actor’s amazing work requires no introduction and while being into new lot of actors

he’s also brought in the aesthetic and fun fashion twist to it

so Hi, Ishaan, How are you? Hi, Priyanka I am doing fine, Thank you very much

you had walk in Lame Fashion Week and it has just gone digital , so how do you feel about it

well, I mean there is nothing to feel about it, it is I guess

it’s way it needs to be run, it’s necessary in the times that we’re in having said that

it’s been equally exciting because

at least with Kunal it allowed him to , think a little out of the box, creatively

so it was fun doing, digital edition of the Fashion Week and I think we did some cool stuff , I really enjoyed the walk

now when it comes to fashion, you’re in the new batch of actors, how would you differentiate your style from others

I don’t know, I do know that you know fashion is bit of a

connoisseur’s department and it’s something that I am still learning I am not

I definitely wouldn’t credit myself to be very fashion conscious so anything like that but

I really do enjoy , dressing up and

I think my sense of style is slowly evolving

I watched my brother over the years, how his sense of style has evolved and

that is given me lot of sort of encourage to go out there and experiment and find my own

because I think fashion is about finding your own personal style statement, so I enjoy it, I enjoy it whole lot

so have you learned anything from him like, did he give you any advice like, you are doing this wrong

he gives me whole lot of advice and most of all, he keeps telling me to, to exercise a little more

effort in my fashion choice because this is usually how I am, when I am at home or even in an interview

this is my style statement

but really, I think what really influence my sense of style is the fact that I am a dancer

I think that largely sort of influence my dressing, because I like to be in clothes that I can move around in and I can break into dance anytime

so that influence my fashion sense, but he gives me lot of advice, he really understands body type well

and he understands what would look good because, sometimes sudden kind of clothes suit a particular body type better

even if it may match with your personal style statement, it may not look good on your body or something

so those are things that he understands better and I am learning slowly as we go

he keeps telling me, that I look shorter than I actually am, I’m 5’11 and half but I look shorter because I don’t wear

longer pants, because I wear like large baggy t-shirts, so that’s something I’ve learned recently

now if you had to describe your personal style like you said you’re a dancer

and if you have just 3 words to describe your style , what would it be?

comfortable, I don’t want to say athletic, because I do wear a lot of like athleisure

but I had say comfortable, I had say cool and I had say you know experimental

I would have said stark because I wear dark colors but I don’t want to

now if you had to go on few occasion what would you wear? like what would Ishaan wear

to a date night?

to date night, I would probably wear really nice shirt

maybe, Khadi kind of material or just light cotton shirt with nice print on it, maybe black shirt

and trouser or jeans with sneakers, I would definitely pair that with sneakers

because I think sneakers go with anything so yeah

so now to a red carpet event

I really like dressing up in suits, I think a well fitted suit

with pitted pants, with nice soft pair of shoes

yeah I am really open to experimenting with colors when it comes to suits but like I don’t like doing

bright and well I don’t mind doing flamboyant colors but I prefer like slightly nutted , interesting

deeper colors, suits, definitely suits

a brunch with family

again, shorts and t-shirts and sneakers or like maybe shirt with shorts and sneakers

and I would really wear bucket hats that I really enjoy wearing, because that’s just my vibe yeah

not lot of people can pull it off and I think you pull it off nicely, Thank you

now coming to men accessories like you said bucket hat

I mean men accessories are very underrated ,not lot of people actually carry it

so if you had to pick your favorites what would they be

can you characterize soaks as an accessory, because I don’t like using it as an accessory maybe an interesting logo print on it

pull up my pants so my socks can be seen sometimes but that’s not recommended I don’t think everyone is into that

but I like bracelets , I like beats, I like wearing sometimes maybe just a chain or something

I like hats, I really like hats actually, caps, hats whatever

so yeah I am not personally very big on watches, but if you can pair a nice watch that will be cool

I love sunglasses, sunglasses I think are classic, and they never go out of fashion , I mean depends, you can experiment it cool

designs now a days , so yeah yeah and in current climate there mask alsocount as accessory, lot of people have been wearing fashionable mask

so yeah there is lot you can experiment with

now coming to your reel life,

you’ve done few movies where you have played very different characters

say in Beyond the clouds you were playing craffy boy to A suitable Boy where you’re in very proper clothes

so in Khali Peeli where you are putting rumal with your collars up

how important is fashion for you, to get your character right

that’s actually a very good question, big obscure for asking that question

and not a lot of people talk about this so it’s something that I will be glad to answer for you

it’s a very big part of your process into finding a character, you can’t do without it so

largely I have to credit a people I have worked with so far, be it

payal ma’am on Beyond the clouds, be it Natasha on both Dhadak and Khaali Peeli

or Arjun Wasim on suitable boy, I think without their costumes it would be very difficult for me to find the characters

it’s a very big in, it’s kind of allows you to really feel the world in the character

so for me I remember like, be it Beyond the Clouds, anything specially Beyond the clouds because

I had mostly one costume through the film, maybe two

both, Khaali Peeli and Beyond the Clouds I had two costumes I wore through the film and

it gave me a lot, like I became very attached to them because

I had to go and dress up in that particular costume and that mean like stepping into shoes of character literally

so it’s a very big part of it, I mean it reached a point and obsession I am very OCD about certain things

and many things actually in general I am OCD

but specially when I am working , I remember they always have a safety

duplicate pair of clothes in case you tear or ruin them , still something on them or whatever

and specially on days when you are doing action stuff, we always have safety pair of clothes but

I remember I became so attach to my costume in Beyond the Clouds that I know which pants they’re giving me

even though they’re indistinguishable virtually but I could feel the difference I knew slight micro tear on the left side near the knee end

I was like, no this not the right pair of pants, you need yo give me right pair of pants

I had to wear same pair of socks everyday so , it’s something you get very attached to I mean

costumes are very big part

dressing for characters are totally different ball game , it’s totally different from dressing in real life

I mean there you can really like , that self expression but when you’re portraying the character, you become very attach to the clothes

so great question and yes it’s very big part of the process and I love it

I have to give lot of love and credit to every costume design I have work with, Arjun Wasim was recent, he is a genius

I think his clothes are big part of visual appeal of Suitable Boy so

big big shout out to Arjun Wasim

now if you just had to wear 3 , like you said , you use to wear one pair of clothing to for entire shoot

but if you just had to pick 3 pieces of clothing that you could wear your entire life , what would they be

I mean that will be easy for me because my friends joke

I have been in Goa for past 2 months and I literally carried 4 pairs of clothes

I think I can manage that, I think that’s not impossible thing to think

3 pairs of cloths, I definitely would want 1 jacket

so jacket, a t-shirt , nice pair of trouser or jeans with sneakers

so that’s one outfit, I get to choose one outfit fully or what

3 pieces, 3 pieces, Oh sh*t

okay, Oh god, so I definitely need sneaker, do under clothes count, like do I have to say that also

okay that’s understood,

so shoes, well if I take shoes, I have to take socks as well, I can’t wear shoes without socks

let’s not say shoes, let’s say flipflops and a pair of cargo pants

and t-shirt or tank top if you’re only giving 3 clothes that’s what I will go with

I think that answers my question , it was great talking to you Ishaan

Thank you Priyanka, likewise

Thank you so much, have a great day