HG: Let’s start off with your Menswear must-have..
TR: Collared shirts and enormous pants
HG: We love. Can you describe your style in 3 words?
TR: Different character everyDAY
HG: Your style icon?
TR: Andre 3000
HG: Period. Andre 3000 knows how to dress
So on the topic of music, what’s your theme song?
TR: Aigiri Nandini stotram - a Hindu hymn about women warriors
HG: Do you listen to a lot of Hindu music?
TR: Not really tbf. I just found that stotram when I really needed it.
HG: What would you say is your proudest moment so far?
TR: Phew tough one! I’m v v v proud of myself. I’d say booking Grown-ish from an open call
HG: Yeah that’s soo major. What is filming grown-ish like?
TR: It’s been magical. Everyone on set is so deeply caring and talented. I’ve met the most special and rare people who’ve helped me grow as a performer and person. And ofc I love the clothes 🧚🏽
HG: The ALD pics came out so good
The balaclava fit 😭😭
TR: I love them sm. I literally bought a plain white button down and also started wearing a scarf over the hat cuz of the shoot
HG: What was the first thing you bought that made you excited about fashion? Do you remember?
TR: I got a pair of Y/Project jeans at a consignment store in a random town in my home state Minnesota
HG: I bet the vintage shopping is so good in Minnesota
TR: Yeah bc the fashion hoes don’t live there and take everything good 💀💀💀💀💀💀
HG: LITERALLY. Fav vintage shop in NYC?
TR: Tokio 7
HG: Ah that’s right near my apt .. so dangerous for my wallet
HG: What’s your beauty-must have?
Fenty lip gloss when I’m feeling fruity
HG: What’s on your nightstand?
TR: Jewelry, some new and some old Indian pieces. A porcelain tiger. Night snacks & water
HG: Oooo is some your jewelry passed on from family?
TR: Yes! some small pieces but my mom keeps all the good stuff in the safe 😒
HG: Aw amazing. Thanks for chatting Tara 💖💖
TR: 💚💚 So excited ty for having meeee
HG: What’s your style in 3 words
AS: Hmm minimal, chic, & free. Sorry for slow response been thinking hahaha
HG: Lol no worries!
Your style icon?
AS: I used to have a lot of style icons, and look for a lot of inspiration in other people for how to dress, but then found i never felt comfortable in how i looked. Now i wouldn't say i have a style icon and the way i dress really comes from how i feel that day
HG: Ooo I like that take
What abouttt… the first thing you bought that made you excited about fashion?
I don't think it was the first thing, but i was always on the hunt for a long leather jacket - i found one on the street here in ny and since then i felt a huge change in my style.
HG: A Leather jacket is a Hommegirls essential
We just made an HG leather bomber & all the girlies are loving
AS: Oh so nice imma check it out
HG: Onto some fun questions
What’s your theme song?
AS: Kiss of Life by Sade 🖤🖤
I always play this song at all my shows and have a cover of it on Spotify. best song to uplift my spirits
HG: Wowow perf answer
Sade is mother
How long have you been performing for?
AS: mother !!!!
3 years now! Love preforming
HG: What would you say your proudest moment has been so far?
AS: This is so hard !! ahh
Currently recording my debut album, i feel very proud of it! we recorded in the studio one takes with the full band. I'm so excited to release it and been showing it proudly to a lot of cool people in the industry:)
HG: !!!!! So so cool
Can’t wait to listen
HG: Who are your dream collaborators in the industry?
Crazy question lemme see
My dream client is Prada, i love the archive prada its my favorite brand to wear.
HG: What about dream collaborators in the music space?
AS: Music I would love to go on tour… don't know exactly with who but I'm sure things will happen naturally.
A lot of my legends and musical dream collaborators are either dead or very old, Gal Costa, Caetano veloso…
But i also have a dream to collab with Dean Blunt at some point in my life
HG: What’s on your nightstand?
AS: ouu! My nightstand is actually a beautifully carved wooden chair gifted to me by a friend! I have a muji tray on it with Candles, this nice chapstick from France, Flower clips and tea:)
HG: Do you have a beauty must-have?
AS: Lesse Sunscreen :)
HG: Fav city? + where you are dying to visit
AS: New York! Or Rio
Dying to visit morroco! dream for me
HG: Ah Morroco is insane
Thank YOU Alici 💖💖💖
Your ALD pics are stunn xx
AS: Thank YOU!!!!
Appreciate it and glad you asked:)