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Model Carol Humtsoe Charms Vintage Lovers with Her Curated Clothing and Collectibles Sold Through Her Brand ‘Carol’s Shop and Tea Room’

For those who had missed our introduction to Carol Humtsoe  back in 2016 (when we had just launched our site), meet fashion model Carol from Nagaland – the first Naga model to have been signed by Elite Model Management. We got back in touch with her to know more about her treasure trove of lovely vintage clothing and collectibles – that she sells under her brand ‘Carol’s Shop & Tea Room.’ We were especially intriqued by her ultra cool and rustic setting of the shop – complete with bamboo walls and wooden furnitures. Let’s find out more about her fashion venture, and what she’s been upto lately. Model Carol Humtsoe from Nagaland chats with Roots & Leisure about her love for fashion, travel, vintage & collectibles, and how she brings all these in one space through her vintage store ‘Carol’s Shop & Tea Room.’  Hi Carol, tell us what you’ve been upto lately. I am currently based in Nagaland, but I am still constantly moving. I am a traveler who models, and now I also own a vintage …

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This 17-Year-Old Model from Nagaland Might be India’s Next Supermodel – Meet Andrea Kevichusa

At just 17 years old and standing at 5 feet 9 inches tall, Andrea Kevichusa from Nagaland is already making waves in the modeling industry. Her portfolio is filling up fast with heavyweight assignments, including collaborations with fashion icons like Sabyasachi Mukherjee and Piaf, as well as many international projects. With her confidence and maturity at such a young age, she is definitely on the right path to becoming another supermodel from Northeast India, following in the footsteps of supermodel Leno Kense from Nagaland. “I started modeling as a hobby when I was 15, and doors started opening up for me. I am still in school, but I also work as a part-time model under an agency in Mumbai,” she says. Andrea’s journey from a small-town girl to a rising star in the big city is a perfect teenage dream, and her story is one that warms and excites our hearts at the same time. Here’s an exclusive interview with Andrea Kevichusa from Nagaland, as we delve into her modeling career, balancing school and work, …


Fashion Model – Carol Humtsoe from Nagaland

  Talent means nothing if you have no ambition behind it. The idea that you can work hard and carve your own destiny – no matter where you’re from, should be the motivation for all individuals. Meet Carol Humtsoe – a small town girl from Nagaland, who is the first Naga girl to have been signed by Elite Model Management. She started her modeling career from a very young age and worked herself up to where she is right now. I caught up with her over a brief phone call – for this feature on Roots and Leisure. Here is an excerpt: Hi Carol – so tell us when and how did it all start. It started out as something fun when I was just 16, and one thing led to another. I took the first train to Delhi when I was 17 and that is how things kicked off – and Elite Model Management signed me up. I was 18 then. Where are you based right now? I live somewhere in between Delhi and Mumbai alternately. How was …