Busy promoting her novella, Fountainville, her version of a Welsh myth, Tishani Doshi is our woman on the move. The dancer, poet, author talks to us about her must-have travel accessories, books and gadgets that make life easier wherever she is.
Comfortable with Lakme black kajal for her eyes, Doshi also carries along the Forest Essentials rose lip balm and their Sandalwood and Saffron moisturiser. “They go with me everywhere,” she says. The rose lip balm (featured) is priced at Rs 495 and is available on forestessentialsindia.com
“Muji is a perfect fit for me,” says the writer/dancer, who admits that her bags take a battering as she travels a lot. “I love the Japanese aesthetic, simple, stylish, and very practical to boot.” Made from ultralight polycarbonate, this hard case trolley from the brand comes with an innovative wheel brake system. For approximately Rs 14,818 on muji.eu
To work on captured memories, Doshi is a big fan of Snapseed, the photo editing app for Android. “I love taking photographs. Snapseed is free, and has a wide range of tools, which allows you to work on the photos, making even the most amateur efforts look intriguing.” Details: play.google.com
“Of all the coats, the trench is my favourite,” says Doshi, and we recommend the mid-length gabardine trench coat from Burberry. With a hook fastening collar, storm flap, belt and fully lined in the brand’s signature checks, it is priced at approximately `91,303. Her style tip? “You can wear it immaculately or crumpled and it’s still elegant.” Details: net-a-porter.com
“This is long overdue: I need the best, most efficient Bose sound cancellation headphones,” she shares. We recommend the limited edition QuietComfort 15 from the brand in a slate/brown colour combination. These lightweight, over-the-ear headphones are priced at Rs 19,013. Details: boseindia.com
“I love the elegance and messiness of ink. I have an old Waterman that I value a lot. I also like the Italian stationary store Fabriano – they make the tiniest pens in the world, a great talking point at book tours.” The Waterman Night & Day Black Laquer (featured) comes with 18kt gold nib and 18kt gold plated clip and trim. For Rs 60,000 on makoba.com
– Ryan Peppin