Style

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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The Splendid Indian Closet Debuts Satya Paul, Lisa Ray and Joy Mitra

(New York, NY- October 31, 2013) More than 250 fashion lovers packed the Angel Orensanz Foundation for the Performing Arts Sunday night to witness splendid, Indian collections that showcased in New York City for the first time. Top Chef Canada host and actor/author/activist Lisa Rayunveiled her “Ray of Hope” line for veteran label Satya Paul, inspired by […]

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Jorge Vega Umana Tailored Cuts for SS2014

Sept 10, 2013, New York City: With a slew of celebrities sitting front row, emerging designer Jorge Vega Umana presented his third collection at New York Fashion Week. Known for his precise tailoring and cut, Vega Umana’s Spring Summer 2014 collection was inspired by the Sacuanjoche flower (Frangipani), the national flower of Nicaragua. The designer […]

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T.Tandon Collection Preview at NYFW 2013

September 11, New York City: Elegance, style and a touch of pampering summed up the New York Fashion Week experience for guests at the T.Tandon Collection Preview, which took place September 11th at the Empire Hotel in New York City. High above the buzz of Lincoln Center, the T.Tandon Collection Preview was hosted by Prince Lorenzo […]

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August Horoscopes

Pisces (Feb 19 – Mar 20) You are torn between your personal and professional life. Take care of your health related matters. Don’t overreact to petty things. Lucky number – 4 Lucky colors – Turquoise Blue   Aries (Mar21-Apr19) Don’t rush into things fast. You will share a memorable time with your loved ones. Travel […]

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Jewels Inspired by Nature

Imagine the curve of a tree branch or the delicacy of a flower petal perfectly captured into a bespoke ring made from the finest stones hand-selected from around the globe. Aron Suley, the master jeweler and founder of Plauré, a bespoke line of fine jewelry, brings 25 years of jewelry making experience to each one […]

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Sonam Kapoor a 'New' Style of 'Style' in Bollywood

When I recently penned a piece about the Fashions at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, many would have been familiar with my rant about how I loved Sonam Kapoor’s fashion choices.  This month, I continue to put Sonam Kapoor at the top of my fashion radar, as she makes her promotional circuit for the film […]

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