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Outfits i feel best in

Deepti Khakurel works at the Oslo Center for Peace, Democracy and Human Rights as a Consultant for its Nepal Project. She has experience working in Nepal, Norway and Somalia in thematic areas including constitution building, gender, politics and inclusion. Deepti was born and raised in Kathmandu. She holds a Masters degree in Natural Resource Management, enjoys travelling and meeting different people. Deepti also loves cooking, reading good books and writing short stories and poems. She aspires to have a simple, positive and happy life.

Why did you pick this outfit?

I feel my best wearing one of my navy blue dresses with a pocket. I feel it gives me confidence, comfort and highlights my personality.

What do you think this outfit says about you?

It shows me as a confident, well dressed person.

Do you prefer being dressed up or dressed down?

Most of the time, I prefer being dressed up

When’s the last time you wore it? Where did it all come from?

Last time, I wore this dress was during a dinner meeting. I bought this at a Mango store in Istanbul last year.

What is your favourite compliment to get?

That I look simply great!

Worst fashion advice you’ve gotten?

It’s okay to look sloppy at the airport.

Do you have any beauty or grooming things that you do every single day?

Sunscreen, basic daily makeup (light coat of mascara and lipstick) and moisturiser at night

What do you most hate to wear?

I hate to wear clothes in which I am not comfortable

To what level do clothes have a power over you?

Very much. I believe with the right clothes, you feel more confident and mentally strong. It is not only that we are what we wear but we become what we wear. The right clothes are not only for outer perception but it is actually important for our physical and mental comfort.

If you had to wear the same thing every single day for a month, what would you pick?

A pair of black cotton trousers and a simple cotton light printed top.

When do you feel your most attractive?

When I am wearing the right clothes for an occasion and a nice pair of comfortable shoes.

Tips to feel great every time you get dressed…

  • Use accessories – bracelet, pendant, watch
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Your clothes must be comfortable

3 wardrobe essentials

Day dress, black pants and black pumps.