CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT

Saris from all corners of India – the story of IndiNook

IndiNook isn’t Disha Khanse’s first foray into the fashion industry. Before IndiNook Disha ran a small business called Trinket Square that sold fashion jewellery and accessories. Trinket Square ran for four successful years but personal issues cropped up in Disha’s life and she had to take a break from everything business. Disha is quite vocal […]

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CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT, POLITICS

In Conversation with the Founders of PaliRoots

We had the humbling opportunity to speak directly with the founders of PaliRoots, a brand + community bringing awareness to and celebrating Palestinian culture and identity. Here is what they had to say. . . . Hi! Please introduce yourselves! Hello! This is Aminah and Hussein, we are a sibling duo that founded PaliRoots in […]

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CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT

What’s in a Name?

Up along the west coast of South Africa, towards its border with Namibia, lies the Kamiesberg (or Kamies mountain), about five hours drive on the N7 from Cape Town. The mountain range is in a semi-desert area, the largest and most sparsely inhabited province of South Africa. For millennia the mountain has been an oasis […]

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CULTURE, HEALTH & WELLNESS

This is what goes into building a House of Makeup

When we think about small businesses, we usually associate them with a person’s first journey on the business path. That may be the case for many, but definitely not for Harlin Sachdeva, the founder of House of Makeup. Harlin has been in the beauty industry for almost a decade! However, her journey started with something […]

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CULTURE, LIFE, THE ARTS

Solitude in the Crowd: the Journey into Iftar

Solitude in the Crowd: the Journey into Iftar Photo Essay by Ushbah Al-Ain This is a collection of photographs I have taken over the last six years, chronicling moments leading into Iftar during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Iftar is the opening meal after a dry fast at sunset, upon the call of the fourth obligatory daily prayer […]

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