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Before a video call…
“When you’ve been at home for a long time, a sense of disregard for dressing up can creep in. I make sure I dress well whether I have a meeting or not. For a casual meeting, I stick to a T-shirt with jeans, track pants or shorts. For a more formal meeting, I wear a crisp shirt with a smart blazer. Before any video call, I wash my face, fix my hair and spray on some cologne. It instantly puts me in a certain headspace, feeling fresh and active.”
“Even before the pandemic, I used to work from home, so my look hasn’t changed much. We are a young team that loves to dress chic and casual, unless we have a meeting where we need to dress formally.”
“I prefer a relaxed yet put together look. A comfortable pair of jeans or shorts with a casual T-shirt or shirt has been my go-to outfit this lockdown. My favourite brands for loungewear are Zara and Marks & Spencer. For shoes, I prefer loafers. They provide the slip-on feature of a flip-flop combined with the sleek look of a shoe.”
Locks in the lockdown
“The lockdown has given me a chance to experiment with my hair and beard. Personally, I am enjoying my long and edgy hair, as well as my beard style these days.”
One item I miss wearing
“A long winter coat that I had purchased for my annual vacation to Switzerland this year but haven’t got a chance to wear. When it comes to taking care of my designer wear, I make sure they are stored well in fabric covers in a clean, dark and cool place. This ensures that they last longer and are protected from dust, moisture and any kind of fading.”
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Mastering A New Skill
Top business leaders tell us about how they’ve been keeping themselves busy over the lockdown period.
The three months of the coronavirus-induced lockdown were a productive time for India’s top business leaders, who’ve ventured outside their comfort zones to learn new skills.
Here are the top bosses, in their own words, talking about what they’ve mastered.