“In old homes in Calcutta, in fact, across most of India, I’ve always been fascinated by the formal family portraits that hang on walls. Some black and white, others painted in colour by hand, with handsome wooden frames. The men in monochrome—a sense of ease, wisdom, and a gentle whiff of arrogance. But even in their uniformity, they maintained their individuality.”

“The strength of heritage menswear is in taming the exuberance of our textiles with the discipline of fine tailoring.”