Thursday, May 14, 2009

Vijay Kapoor - Videos on YouTube

1)      Jeffrey Archer's 'As the Crow Flies' inspired me

2)      I started off as a tailor when I was 23 years old

3)      Lessons that I learnt in my sales job

4)      People who believed in me when I began my entrepreneurship journey

5)      Derby, the name I chose when setting up shop in a 200 square-foot showroom in Egmore

6)      Brand Derby, expansion, TEAM building, factory

7)      Brand building through creative and unusual advertising, with shock value and aesthetic beauty

8)      Research involved in making a shirt, by travelling across the world to study fashion

9)      Changes to men's fashion have become prominent over the last 10 years

10)  Different dress for different occasions, viz. formal wear, business casual, street-wear

11)  Target age 18-35 doesn't refer to physical age, but the mental age

12)  You can prevent ageing mentally by living a wholistic life

13)  Initiative to address the corporate employees about dressing well, and dressing appropriately

14)  Tips on dressing, shopping for the right dress, wardrobe counsel

15)  Is complexion a key variable when it comes to clothing choice

16)  Women's western wear and children's wear -- as a gradual expansion of the brand in the future

17)  Morning 5 to 6 is my holy hour when I read and keep the company of great minds

18)  Myths about building a wardrobe

19)  Trousers and shoes that you need

20)  Have enough of self-love so that you dress well, something that is fundamental and workable

21)  What goes with black

22)  Mind is like a garden, and it is necessary to weed out negative thoughts

23)  Introspection vs Introvertedness

24)  Two ways of looking at chaos

25)  Growing hair long

26)  A few fundamental questions that I always asked my customers, to suggest the apt clothing for them

27)  Body measurement using technology, and clothing design based on answers to questions

28)  Why is Western women's work-wear not popular in India, and differences between men and women

29)  Not enough to buy a good shirt or trouser, you need to maintain it properly

30)  Feasibility of clothing maintenance, on the lines of car warranty

31)  From nothing to something is a social responsibility, from something to a legend is a personal responsibility

32)  How do cloth banks work

33)  Money in the hands of good people can create a lot of good in the society

34)  When you want to shop for clothing, take a woman along with you

35)  Wearing and trying out the clothing is always advisable

36)  Future of physical shopping for clothing

37)  Huge scope for organised retail to go to rural areas

38)  Message for wannabe entrepreneurs -- follow your passion

39)  India is a land of opportunities, as long as you value dignity of labour, and you are not constrained by status notions

40)  My interactions with students, and their questions

41)  Generation 'gap' that causes conflicts in clothing choice

42)  Should schools educate children on appropriate dressing

43)  Keen on associating with schools as part of corporate social responsibility

44)  Before you have a personality, wear the personality

45)  Surround yourself with people you look up to

46)  It is life that teaches me all philosophy -- and I try to put the good thoughts to action

47)  Stitched clothes vs readymade clothes

48)  Derby Institute of Tailoring -- a plan to build a network of certified tailors

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