City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Turkman Gate

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Turkman Gate

Searching for the stylish. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla saw this man one morning at Turkman Gate, one of the five surviving gateways built to protect the Mughal-era Shahjahanabad. He was in a white shirt,…

City Style - The Classy Delhiwalla, New Delhi Railway Station

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, New Delhi Railway Station

Searching for the stylish. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla saw this man in New Delhi railway station. He was wearing a white lungi, white vest, steel-grey blazer and a necklace of white plastic beads. He…

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Bazaar Sitaram

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Bazaar Sitaram

Searching for the stylish. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla saw this man in Bazaar Sitaram, a grocery and vegetable market in the Old Quarter. He was wearing a black cap, white kurta, white dhoti and…

City Style - The Classy Delhiwalla, Nizamuddin Basti

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Nizamuddin Basti

Searching for the stylish. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla saw this man on Mirza Ghalib street in Nizamuddin Basti, a 14th century village famous for the shrine of sufi saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya. The man…

City Style - The Classy Delhiwalla, Chitli Qabar

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Chitli Qabar

Searching for the stylish. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla saw this young man in a street in Chitli Qabar, a neighbourhood in Delhi’s 17th century Old Quarter. He was wearing a mustard-green woolen blazer, black…

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Greater Kailash-I

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Greater Kailash-I

Searching for the stylish. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla saw this boy-child at a back-lane in Greater Kailash-I, an upscale neighbourhood in south Delhi. He was wearing a check turban, a pale blue shirt and…

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Bulbuli Khana

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Bulbuli Khana

Searching for the stylish. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla saw this man at an alley in Bulbuli Khana, a congested neighborhood in the Walled City, the historic district established by the Mughals. His outfit was…

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Connaught Place

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Connaught Place

Searching for the stylish. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla saw this man-boy in the park above Palika Bazaar parking in Connaught Place, Delhi’s Colonial-era shopping district. Talking on a black-and-red cell phone, he was in…

City Style - The Classy Delhiwalla, Barakhamba

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Barakhamba

Searching for the stylish. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla saw this man coming out of Barakhamba Metro station, gate no. 6, in Connaught Place, Delhi’s premier commercial district. It was 9 am, the rush hour….

City Style - The Classy Delhiwalla, Janpath

City Style – The Classy Delhiwalla, Janpath

Searching for the stylish. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla saw this woman in Janpath, the flea market in central Delhi’s Connaught Place. Wearing a white jumpsuit, white sandals, dark sunglasses and no make-up, she had…