23 Sep, 2023

The Last… With Vanita Parti

Vanita Parti is the founder of Blink Brow Bar, mother of three, host of Threadtalks podcast, and keen on all things fashion, beauty and wellness.

The Last…

Time you danced?
In my kitchen last night, whilst I cooked.

Thing you bought from an actual shop? 
Zimmerman vintage dress from Consigned, Sealed and Delivered in Marylebone.

Thing you brought online?
Trainers from Onitsuka.

Person you spoke to? 
My husband before I left for work

Podcast you listened to?
Bookshelfie where authors are asked to talk about five books that changed their life.

New brand you discovered?
Usisi Sister. Amazing jumpsuits.

Film you watched at the cinema?
Past Lives.

TV series you watched at home?
Ted Lasso series 4.

Restaurant you ate at?
Chicama in Kings Road. Peruvian delights.

Takeaway you ordered?
Shwarma from Ranoush.

Book you read?
Yellow Face by RF Kuang

Magazine you flicked through?
FT How to Spend it.

Country you visited?
Ibiza.

Town you walked around? 
Edinburgh for my daughter’s graduation.

Time you cried? 
In the film Past Lives. You’ll know the moment.

Time you laughed until you cried? 
When I go out with my girlfriends from school.

Thing you do at night before switching off the light?
Brow Oil rolled over the brows and massaged in.

Meal you cooked?
Fresh noodles with ginger, prawns and Yuzu dressing.

Cocktail you drank?
Gimlet. Gin and Lime juice.

Play you saw?
Street Car Named Desire.

Thing you baked?
Chocolate cake for my nephew’s 2nd birthday.

Thing you burnt
Blink Sandalwood Candle.

Time you said sorry?
Today, to my team, when I was late for a meeting again.

Website you bookmarked?
Vinteriors for great vintage furniture for the blink shops. Our newest reception desk is a 20’s bar.

Song you added to a playlist?
Jungle Tash Sultana.

Person you kissed?
My husband.

Travelled by bus?
The number 74 to work.

Radio station you listened to?
Radio 4.

Time you swore?
When I got another parking ticket this week.

Biscuit you ate? 
Dark chocolate my preferred option.

Item of clothing you wore two days running?
Lulu Lemon leggings and top with the intension of exercising but never do.

Thing you smelt?
Joss sticks that I light up every morning.

Time you said I love you? 
To my daughter as she left for school.

Follow Vanita: @vanitablink