At R&L, we are always on the lookout for individuals and stories that capture the essence of Northeast India. Recently, we had the pleasure of discovering Vareyar Rimai, a 19-year-old aspiring musician from Ukhrul, Manipur, whose unique sense of fashion piqued our interest. In this fun chat, we delve into Vareyar’s personal style and get to know him better.
We also want to take this opportunity to remind our readers that Roots & Leisure is alive! 🙂 We owe it all to the amazing community we’ve built, which continues to connect us with fascinating people who have stories to share. So stay tuned for more inspiring content and let’s continue to celebrate the authentic Northeast way of life!
R&L: Hi Rimai, please introduce yourself
Vareyar Rimai: Hi 👋 My name is Vareyar Rimai. I’m 19 years old and an aspiring musician. I currently stay in Ukhrul, Manipur.
R&L: and who is your favorite musician from the Northeast?
Vareyar Rimai: Northeast has many great musicians. Ruata Renthlei, the guitarist for Avora Records is one of my favorites.
Here’s our Interview with ‘Avora Records‘
R&L: Who inspired your new look?
Vareyar Rimai: Honestly I didn’t have anyone specific in mind when I decided to switch up my look. I was just like, stuck at home during the lockdown for way too long and thought why not try growing out my hair? It’s been over a year since I last hit up a salon anyways. I guess you could say I get a lot of inspo from scrolling through Insta, YouTube, and Pinterest though.
R&L: What are the three basics everyone should own to have an easy stylish outfit every day
Vareyar Rimai: Well, if you ask me, a fresh pair of white kicks, some dope jeans or comfy pants, and a few sick tees or hoodies are always a good go-to. But honestly, I’m more about looking clean and put together than trying to follow the latest fashion trends. That’s just how I roll, you know what I mean?
R&L: What’s your fav sneaker brand? And which one are you eyeing right now?
Vareyar Rimai: I gotta say, both Adidas and Nike have some sick kicks. But personally, I tend to lean more towards Nike. Although I gotta admit, I’ve been checking out some New Balance kicks lately and they’re pretty sick too, not gonna lie 😅
Thanks Vareyar for the lovely chat and for spilling your style secrets! 😉 Enjoy this video from Vareyar’s favorite ban ‘Avora Records’ from Mizoram
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