LIFE, POETRY & PROSE

Zero

Zero   I now take a bow I give what was never given And have much more   The energy never dies Even when the body connects with the floor   It transcends into the world Quiet feels like peace Not “alone”   Saturated in potential Fingers lace around the stars   Scars embellish this […]

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CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT

Keerat Kaur – a Polymath Leaning Into Herself

Keerat Kaur – a Polymath Leaning Into Herself by Ushbah Al-Ain Keerat Kaur’s work is rooted in her practice of contemplation. Kaur excels in bringing into form archetypal imagery from the formless. The depth reflected throughout her work speaks of her dedication to expansion as an artist. I first came across Kaur’s work almost a decade […]

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EMPOWERMENT, HEALTH & WELLNESS

Celebrating One Year Of The Pink Foundry

  With the aim of having skin take centre stage in our skincare routines, The Pink Foundry (TPF) borrows from rich dermatological knowledge to create effective and easy skincare products. Niloni Shah, the ‘Chief Skinthusiast’ of TPF, co-founded TPF 8 years ago with a vision to create efficacious pharmaceutical-based skincare. Niloni had the perfect set-up […]

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CULTURE, MENTAL HEALTH, OPINION

The M Word

Featured Illustration: Daniela Jordan~Villaveces I’m in my early 20s. Still in university. Single so far. Muslim. Indian.  And marriage is a trigger word to me. Not really. It’s not that the very word induces panic. Or that I can’t fathom the idea of it or that I’m against it. But when I’m made to think […]

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FEMINISM, OPINION

Women Who Made Things Worse For Other Women

Featured Image: Kelly Caminero Every few years, a handful of women emerge that become emblematic of whichever wave of feminism we find ourselves in. They might be politicians, business founders or just have a huge social media following, but whatever space they occupy, they are acknowledged by many as the ones who are doing feminism […]

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LIFE, THE ARTS

Notcoy is more than just a stationery brand

Tanisha Uchil studied mass media and graduated in 2019 with a  diploma in advertising and marketing. She was born and raised in Mumbai and moved to Bangalore after her graduation. She tried her hand at mainstream marketing, working on B2C brands, but realised in 2020 that that life wasn’t for her. Tanisha vividly remembers the […]

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HEALTH & WELLNESS, LIFE

This is why I’m gushing over Gush Beauty

Sheil Jain studied economics and psychology at NYU, but while investing in companies and thinking in numbers were skills she enjoyed, it was the billboards in New York that would always grab Sheil’s attention. Declaring herself a branding nerd, pleasing branding aesthetics were simply something that Sheil had an eye for. Only when studying international […]

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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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