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Fashion Pakistan NYC Runway Shows

Nov 29, 2014, New York City: Fashion Pakistan held its second annual fashion show featuring some of the top designers in Pakistan. A total of 22 fashion and jewelry designers filled Location 05 in Manhattan for a two-day exhibition topped with runways shows from each participating design house. Perhaps the most anticipated of the collection […]

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Hueb Opens on Madison Avenue

November 12, 2014, New York City: Brazilian jewelry label Hueb recently opened a flagship store on Madison Avenue in Manhattan. The store was opened in partnership with Soigne Kothari, the fashion maven behind the now closed Soigne K. boutique in the space of her former store. “My family business is jewelry, and we partnered with […]

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MAWI London Exclusive to the Houston Museum of Natural Science

Accessory lovers rejoice—the Houston Museum of Natural Science is proud to be the only store in the state of Texas to carry the distinctive East London accessory line MAWI (pronounced as “moy”) by Mawi Keivom. Keivom, who was born to diplomat parents in Manipur (a state in northeastern India), studied fashion design in Auckland, New […]

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 Jorge Vega Umana presents S/S 2015 Collection La Femme Magnifique

New York City: Jorge Vega Umana showed his Spring/Summer 2015 Runway Show during New York Fashion Week at the Altman Building, September 10th at 6PM. The invitation-only event featured live models showcasing the Spring/Summer 2015 Ready-to-Wear Women’s Collection of 24 pieces and 3 select looks from his debuting Vardama Men’s Collection. Special guest Marline Barberena, Miss […]

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Oppa Rakhi Style!

In 2013, when Meeta Manglani hand-made a rakhi to tie to her namesake brother, Jitin Hingorani, neither of the two thought that this simple gesture would launch a brand of modern and stylish rakhis that actually last. The rakhi ceremony, or properly known as Raksha Bandhan, is a Hindu ritual where females tie a thread […]

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Bollywood Stars Steal Red Carpet at Cannes 2014

Cannes, May 14-25, 2014: Although the Cannes Film Festival is only halfway over, Bollywood celebrities are lighting up the Red Carpet in gorgeous fashions. Leading the way is 28-year-old Sonam Kapoor who has been seen in Elie Saab and a gold Anamika Khanna saree accented with a choker designed by her mother Sunita Kapoor. L’Oreal […]

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Hair: Box Color vs. Professional Color

By Fatima Sheikh You know what I am talking about …walking down the hair aisle at your local drugstore, you come across all these boxes with promises of new shiny hair color within 30 minutes! And only $12! Wow, it seems too good to be true. Yeah, too good to be true is correct. Why […]

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Beauty: 2014 Bibi Bridal Editor's Letter

In order to show real and attainable South Asian beauty, the current issue of Bibi Bridal 2014 has been printed with minimally Photoshopped images of the models. Below is a reprint from Ayesha Hakki’s letter from the 2014 Bibi Bridal Annual print magazine explaining the decision. Order your copy here. BEAUTY. For such a simple […]

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Sheena Trivedi FW2014, Debuts Menswear

By Avanti Dalal The Indian style aesthetic has been a source of inspiration for scores of international designers. When this ethnic sensibility is portrayed through a western outlook, the fusion is a beautiful love child, edgy, detailed and elegant. Indian-American designer Sheena Trivedi put her own spin on this trend and put forth her most […]

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The Self Love of Beauty

By Fatima Sheikh I know the subject of this piece may sound weird considering I do hair. But I’ve dedicated my life to the beauty industry, and I have some thoughts on the whole ritual of it. I feel like when people talk to me about their hair issues, they speak as if they’re talking […]

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