Bibi is seen as the leader in South Asian American Bridal and Fashion Culture…
Bibi explores everything from the latest bridal fashion trends to wedding decor and honeymoon destinations.”–India Today
|>> “The fashion in Bibi strongly reflects its US demographic,”– News India Times.
>> “[Bibi] is the first magazine of its kind in the United States.”–Voice of Asia.
>> “Bibi is part of a new generation of magazines, which are highly targeted to their niche market and have a strong presence with both traditional print and Internet channels,”–India Tribune.
>> “Bibi. The magazine for desi brides.”–India Today.
>> “[The Bibi Fashion Show featured the traditional style of wedding rituals [with] the latest trends in ethnic wardrobes.”–News India Times.
>> “Bibi Magazine and bibimagazine.com marked their presence with the official Bibi launch party that took the audience on a fashion frenzy ride through the rich and opulent culture of South Asia.”–Pakistan Link.
Bibi Publisher Ayesha Hakki receives Woman Entrepreneur by the South Asian Chamber of Commerce, Houston, 2006.
Bibi is nominated as South Asian Lifestyle Magazine of the Year at the South Asian Media Awards, 2005
Editor and Publisher, Ayesha Hakki, is hailed as “The Wedding Guru” by the Houston Chronicle’s Ultimate Houston Guide, September 2004.
Bibi receives a Bronze Medal for Design and Photography from The Art Director’s Club for the new format, 2003
Bibi Founders receive the Beauty, Brains and Power: Asian Women in the Media Award by the Asia Houston Network. The award is presented by the Mayor of Houston, Lee P. Brown, 2003.
Bibi Receives the Golden Web Award, 2002
BOLLYWOOD IN AMERICA: Jan.14, 2005: Bibi Magazine was featured on ABC’s NIGHTLINE on their Bollywood in America show along with Aishwarya Rai, Hrithik Roshan, Mira Nair and others.
Bibi Publisher Ayesha Hakki is featured in a bridal fashion segment of The Debra Duncan Show, 2003
Bibi Magazine and its founders are given a two page story in The Houston Chronicle. It was viewed by their 1.2 million readers in the Greater Houston Area, 2001.
Bibi Editors Shabana Haq and Zooni are interviewed on Houston ABC Channel 13’s Show “Visions.”
Bibi Publisher Ayesha Hakki is quoted as a wedding expert in the New York TImes, 2005.
Bibi Publisher Ayesha Hakki is interviewed live on ITV.
Partial List of Media featuring Bibi or quoting its Editors:
The New York Times
The Village Voice
The Houston Chronicle
The Houston Press
104 KRBE with Sam Malone, Houston
News India Times
Voice of Asia
Asian TV with Martha Wong and Edmund Gore
Anil ke Awaaz
The Hindustan Times, India
Lines, Fashion Paper, Pakistan