By Tina Aswani Omprakash Every single year the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation chooses a local Adult Honored Hero who shares his/her story and is honored at the Take Steps Walk in the spring. And every single year I attend the New York City walk, raise awareness and funds to help find...
Do you know how to drape a sari? According to Kangana Ranaut, you should. "I think if you're an Indian woman, you should know how to drape a sari,” the superstar actress told Harper’s Bazaar India in its latest issue. “It's a racket out there with people who...
Celebrity designer Manish Malhotra teamed up with Magnum to develop unique purses fashioned after the iconic ice cream bars. Inspired by his recent venture with Magnum to the 71st Cannes Film Festival, Malhotra developed three purses for friends and actresses Vani Kapoor, Aditi Rao Hydari, and Pooja Hegde. He created a...
South Asians designers and artists are making moves in the field of fashion. Influencers Lilly Singh, Babbu the Painter, Anu Chouhan of Anumation, and so many more desis are selling amazing merchandise which gives your the opportunity to wear your heart and culture on your sleeve! Quite literally drawing from their heritage,...
Artist-turned-designer Payal Khandwala has transformed her love of saris into a brilliant new collection of reversible saris. Naming it after her own zodiac sign, the Gemini collection features saris that have designs on both sides of the pallu that extend the length of the sari while the body of the...
While mindlessly scrolling through my timeline on Facebook I came across a promotional video by MAC makeup for a “suhoor look.” Yaaassss Muslimahs, I said suhoor, not Eid, not even an iftar party look, suhoor. For my non-muslims who don't comprehend my passive-aggressive outrage, suhoor is the mealtime during Ramadan where...
One of the most delightful (and surprisingly heartwarming) new shows of 2018 has been the Netflix reboot of the beloved Bravo show ‘Queer Eye.’ Fans that devoured all eight episodes of season one surely noticed the sharp sartorial eye of Tan France, the group’s resident fashion expert. In honor of...
In lieu of gifts, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are asking for donations to a group of seven nonprofit organizations — including one that provides sanitary pads to girls and women in India. The Mumbai-based Myna Mahila Foundation is the only charity on Meghan and Harry’s list that serves a...
"The Good Place" actress Jameela Jamil is a fearless leader. After championing body positivity and tackling weight shaming with her Instagram movement I Weigh, she has spoken out against Kim Kardashian-West's damaging choice to advocate taking diet suppressants. She took to social media to convey that by promoting the...
This year is the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival which began last week on May 8th and continues on to Saturday, May 19. Bollywood stars like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor and Mallika Sherawat have attended this prestigious event for many years. However, we’ve got quite a few...