Ila Sodhani has the eye and flair for style. She grew up close to her mother, an F.I.T. graduate, and was wrapped in textiles and jewelry from a very young age. Ila spent 8 years designing high-end diamond jewelry with her mother and father, whose roots in jewelry trace back to India. Vikas Sodhani, the ‘i’ in ila&i, has the eye for form and design. His fascination with design started at MIT where he studied engineering. It wasn’t long before Vikas left engineering and headed out to India where he spent a year training in Indian design houses and hand fabrication shops.