Almost every Mumbaikar who travels by public transport has faced this: you set out looking your best but travelling in the Mumbai local ruins it all. Mumbaikars share easy hacks for people to still maintain their look until they reach their destination
Commuters travelling by the crowded Mumbai local trains. Photo Credit: Ashish Raje/Mid-day file pic
Borivali-based Shreeya Namjoshi is very particular about looking professional when she reaches work. This means dressing to not only be fashionable but also formal in the workplace. Being a city-based publicist, her job entails spending time in the office setting as well as travelling to meet clients in and around the city. But there is one big challenge: the 26-year-old travels from Borivali to Andheri by a crowded Mumbai local train — which usually arrives packed from Vasai or Virar — every day.