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OLIVELA Q&A
Style. Conscious

Neha Kapur Nayyar

Founder and Designer, Hensely
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My daily ritual includes ...
Morning prayers, feeding my dog biscuits while having tea and speaking to my folks in India. At sundown, I light incense and candles at my shrine.
I am grateful for ...
My family and the life that I have created with my husband. Although sometimes I do take it for granted, I never forget to count my blessings.
My favorite way to give ...
I am an ardent believer that a random act of kindness goes a long way. It could be as small as opening the door for someone, giving your pet an extra biscuit, helping someone cross the road. I think giving starts at home, something I learned from my husband.
If I could walk in someone else's path, it would have to be ...
You create your own path and journey. I am inspired by stories of real life heroes that I read about or see in the news, sometimes it could be a life moment spoken to you by your grandparent when they reminisce about their younger days, it could be about a friend. I enjoy listening and imbibing these real times with people and integrating those moments or emotions into my life.
My favorite term of endearment is ...
My pet.
The easiest way to connect with others is ...
A hug.
The biggest misconception about fashion designers is ...
That fashion is glamorous.
When I think sustainability I imagine ...
Chemical-free dyes and fur-free fashion.
My biggest truth is ...
My family.
The intention I have set for myself and my brand ...
That Hensely becomes a lifestyle and that I can create an environment of warmth, security and safety where everyone is welcome—be it in my home or at my work.
My golden rule is ...
Loyalty and kindness.
My personal passion is ...
Painting.
One cause I wish everyone knew about ...
Take Me Home Rescue (where I found my dog Boba Fett) and the scholarships we've set up at two universities.
Hensely
Bell Sleeve Top
$375
Olivela price $375
Provides 11 Days of School
MY GOLDEN RULE IS…
“I am an ardent believer that a random act of kindness goes a long way.”
— Neha Kapur Nayyar
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