Hi Shumona, could you start by telling us a bit about yourself?
I am Shumona Mukherjee Mathur. I am a mother of two teenage girls. And a simple woman trying to live her dream and follow her passion.
How did you develop an interest in fashion, beauty, and travel respectively?
I developed interest in Fashion by seeing fashionable women around me especially my mom who always dressed elegantly. For makeup too I used to observe her from young days. For travelling the whole credit goes to my husband as he loves travelling and because of this I have seen half the globe.
What were you doing before you became a blogger and Instagrammer, and what inspired you to pursue social media as a career?
Well what I was doing before becoming a blogger or social media influencer is what all mothers do….. looking after your family, your kids, fulfilling everyone’s needs, gave up my job as a teacher to give my full time n attention to my kids. My inspiration came from within to pursue my passion as I always loved fashion in every way and then my close friends pushed me to do something about it . So i thought yes now us high time I do something about it and show the world my fashion sense and style.
What do you think will be the big hits fashion wise for next season?
According to me big hits in fashion next season should be, loose baggy high waisted jeans and tank tops, crop tops paired with pants.
Where do you tend to buy your clothes, and why?
There is no specific place or brand I like to shop from. I can pick anything from anywhere as long as it has a good style, A good cut and fits me good. I am not crazy for big brands. I feel you can look like a bomb in a 200/- worth top if you have the body and you know how to carry it.
What do you spurge on? (Spend a lot of money on)
I am not a big spender on fashion . But on one thing I don’t mind spending is good pair of sunglasses.
Do shops and advertisers send you samples of their goods to feature?
Yes Shops and advertisers Do send me Products to advertise.
Do you have any fashion rules when putting an outfit together?
My fashion rule is simple I should look like a bomb when I see myself in the mirror and yes feel comfortable in it.
What’s your next fashion must have?
My next fashion must have has to be a good track suit as its comfy and ideal for this lockdown period.
Who does your amazing photography?
My amazing pictures are taken by my one n only House helper. She is the best and now in the past one year I have totally trained her in this field. And some pics by professional photographer as well.
What do you love most about Instagram?
What I love most about Instagram is that its a wonderful platform to showcase your talent to the world and live your dream.
What advice would you give to those interested in building a following online?
The best advice I can give to anybody who wants to build themselves online is Just be yourself and dont try to copy anyone.
Where is your favorite place to travel?
My favourite place to travel will always be Leh.
What is your all-time favorite movie and why?
My all time fav movie is Rockstar. Because it shows eternal love and I am a hopeless romantic.
Which do you prefer, Heels or Sneakers?
I am a total Heels girl. I feel most confident and sexy in heels.
Who is your favorite fashion designer?
I don’t have any Favourite Fashion designer. But yes I do like Gaurav Gupta.
Describe your sense of style in 3 words.
Elegant, Glamourous and sexy.
What is that favorite accessory that you cannot leave the house without?
My favourite accessory I cannot leave the house without has to be my sunglasses.
What are your future plans?
My future plans is to keep pursuing my dream as it gives me happiness and if it gives me some recognition then good if not at least I will know I tried.
Where can we follow you?
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Shumona, Thank You for this lovely interview
Thank you so much for this opportunity where I could share my dreams and aspirations with you. Truly appreciate it.
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