‘Luxury’ is for the discerning. It’s defined not just by a price tag but more so by exquisite taste and an eye for experiences that stand out. Nine fashion-forward, glamorous ladies share their most luxurious escapades and choices of the year with HELLO!
Ahead, luxury fashion influencer Monica Gupta talks about skiing with her kids in France, her luxe bucket-list additions and more.
Luxury to me is: “Having the time and freedom to appreciate things in life. It’s not all about buying expensive things. The joy of sleep is also a luxury to me!”
Most lavish holiday this year: I went skiing with my kids in Courchevel, France, and also spent time exploring our favourite destination, Thailand.”
Most luxurious fashion purchase: “I bought the shark lock boots by Givenchy and the L19 Pouch in ostrich leather lipstick from Loro Piana.”
Splendid culinary experiences: “It would have to be at fine-dining restaurants Disfrutar in Barcelona and Septime in Paris.”
Luxe bucket list additions: “Skydiving with Zero Gravity in Dubai, exploring South America and kicking off my image consulting venture.”
My favourite high-end labels: “David Koma, Christopher Esber, Dion Lee, The Attico and Givenchy. Though Valentino and Dior remain my all-time favourites.”
My favourite luxuristas: “Olivia Palermo. She epitomises beauty, grace and elegance.”
This story has been adapted for the website from a story that was originally published in HELLO! India’s December 2022 issue. Get your hands on the latest issue right here!