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Ancient, Modern, Beautiful Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan.  In doing my research, I continued to discover this company, Zarif Design, creating high quality clothing for women and men, and I captured and stored dozens of beautiful photographs of beautiful coats, jackets, vests, dresses – in Zarif catalogs, on runways, and on the company’s website. In working with the women in Kabul, I […]

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Devi’s Closet Offers Indian Couture in NYC: For Rent

New York, N.Y.  New York fashionista Meera Patel’s interest in Indian fashion designers piqued when she was planning her own wedding a few years ago — now, her passion has become an e-rental business called Devi’s Closet. “A typical Indian wedding last three to four days, and you dare not repeat an outfit,” says Patel. […]

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Beauty & Reslience: Turquoise Foundation and Murad Khane

Kabul, Afghanistan. Part One: November, 2011. Turquoise Mountain is a place of deep resilience and unstoppable grace. This is a place of courage and compassion that continues to mystify me, given all the Afghans have been through. It must be borne and it must live in layers of generations. Far from giving up hope, Afghans […]

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Indian Designer Joins Furstenberg, Mizrahi for Tour de Fashion

New York, N.Y. Delhi-born, New York City-raised jewelry and accessories designer extraordinaire, Amrita Singh, is part of an elite group of 30 fashion designers, including Diane von Furstenberg, Prabal Gurung, Isaac Mizrahi, Nanette Lopez, Elie Tahari, Rebecca Taylor, and more, invited to “trick out” their own two-wheeler bicycle for the ‘Tour de Fashion: Bike-Sharing Program,’ […]

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Exclusively.In Launches Online Boutique for S. Asian Brides in U.S.

New York, N.Y. Exclusively.In, the members-only private sale site for Indian fashion, jewelry, and home decor, is now also every South Asian bride’s one-stop-shop for the wedding of her dreams.   On Saturday, June 25th at New York’s iconic Pierre Hotel, Exclusively.In will launch its new wedding web site, Exclusively.In Weddings, by hosting ”˜The Bridal Show […]

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Veejay Sai Interviews Shobhaa De – India’s Sexiest Sexagenarian

London, UK. Some say she is India’s answer to Anna wintour. An indolent American journalist even called her Jackie Collins of India in the Time magazine. Taking her name evokes a mixed response. For every one person who hates her, there are many more who love her and inspiration from her gutsy demeanor. Either ways […]

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Fashion Designers Hit the Runway for Global Unity

New York, NY. Power couple Mariel Hemingway and Bobby Williams co-hosted “Unity in Style,” a charity fashion show and live auction that benefited The Giving Planet on Saturday.   The non-profit engages young people around the world to share their stories through digital media to foster a new level of cultural understanding. Bobby Williams and Mariel […]

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