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Pretty Pastels

It’s wedding season and I don’t know about you but I’ve already been to three weddings and still have two more to go! Indian weddings are the best because they’re colorful, days long and filled with tons of dancing and eating! Apart from aunties saying “You’re next” and trying to set me up with Indian… Continue reading Pretty Pastels

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Black & Yellow, Black & Yellow

Yeah uh huh, you know what it is..black and yellow, black and yellow, black and yellow. Today I’m channeling Wiz Khalifa vibes wearing this modern printed black and yellow salwar kameez. I normally don’t wear super bright colors, but this one definitely caught my eye when I was shopping in India and I couldn’t resist… Continue reading Black & Yellow, Black & Yellow

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Jewelry for the Modern Desi Doll

Jewelry junkies – brace yourselves. If you’re looking for hand crafted contemporary jewelry then you might want to get your hands on Jawaahir Studio’s collection. I couldn’t resist and snagged a couple of pieces myself and it’s seriously the perfect type of jewelry to wear with Indian AND American outfits. I never thought jewelry like this would look so great on both… Continue reading Jewelry for the Modern Desi Doll

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Mughal Sari

Quick art history lesson: The Mughal Empire was established from the 16 to 19th centuries in India. It involved a mix of Persian and Indian influences and culture. During this time a certain type of art arose, Mughal art, with various subtypes occurring in different eras of the Mughal Dynasty. This is probably one of my favorite saris… Continue reading Mughal Sari

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What a Mesh Sleeve Anarkali

So I have a confession: I don’t really like orange colored Indian clothes. But only because while I was growing up, I couldn’t make frequent enough trips to India to buy all the clothes I needed for the different Indian events I had to attend. So I had my mom and aunts buy me some when… Continue reading What a Mesh Sleeve Anarkali

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Emerald Fit for a Rani

Indian clothes are all about intense colors, details, and over the top jewels. I love love this emerald green jewel tone for this anarkali. It looks amazing on olive to brown skin tones and looks so classy and elegant, you’re sure to look like a rani! Aren’t these earrings to die for!? They’re definitely my… Continue reading Emerald Fit for a Rani