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Tory Burch Inspired By India

Mindy Kaling Elle Cover

Mindy Kaling Elle Cover

First Indian Guess Girl Priyanka Chopra

First Indian Guess Girl Priyanka Chopra

Pitbull Intros “Exotic” Priyanka Worldwide

Pitbull Intros “Exotic” Priyanka Worldwide

Home Decor With Sobia: Desi Meets Edgey

Home Decor With Sobia: Desi Meets Edgey

Geek Chic to Glamour Girl Irene Mahmud

Geek Chic to Glamour Girl Irene Mahmud

Irene Mahmud was destined to be an advocate for all things girly, glamorous, and pink. SAPNA sat down with Ms. Mahmud to talk about her love affair with social media, glamour, and photography.

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August 10, 2014_Most South Asian Americans have a strong sense of cultural preservation. We identify ourselves as Bangladeshi, Indian, Pakistani, and Sri Lankan, but these are modern classifications. Before India existed it was the Indus Valley Civilization. 30,000 years ago, early humans migrated to South Asia and the rest is ancient history. In the spirit of being unified […][More]

Breaking Tradition: Shaving Baby’s Head
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June 14, 2014_After my son was born, a few of my family members assumed that I would eventually shave his head. In some cultures, including Asian and Mexican, newborns ritualistically have their heads shaved. In ancient cultures, the newborn baby was considered unclean, and shaving the child’s head was a symbolic gesture of cleansing. In Hindu tradition, […][More]

10 Beauty Resolutions That Will Recharge Your 2014
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January 23, 2014_Resolution #1: Better skin care regimen As we get older, we need to spend more time taking care of our skin. Here are a few simple ways to get a glowing complexion in the new year: Drink more water (at least 8 glasses a day) to keep your skin hydrated. Wash off your makeup before […][More]

Trend Alert: 20s Nouveau Beauty Looks
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November 16, 2013_The Great Gatsby rekindled our love affair with the roaring 20's. The demure looks, dark lipstick, and bedazzled apparel were staples of that decade. Incorporate the sexiness of flapper culture into your next sari ensemble. [More]

5 Things You Don’t Know About Miss America Nina Davuluri
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September 19, 2013_For everyone that is shocked that there is a racist backlash against the current Miss America, Nina Davuluri, they must not watch Fox News, or the “Daily Show With John Stewart” recap of Fox News on a regular basis. It’s pretty clear that, a subset of the American population thinks anyone who looks like they […][More]

Interview with Vinelust Founder Pallavi Patil
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September 08, 2013_Introducing SAPNA's Professional Hustler Entrepreneur Series, a collection of stories from up and coming South Asian American women in business. Meet our first entrepreneur, Pallavi Patil, the CEO & Founder of Vinelust[More]

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Tory Burch Inspired By India

July 25, 2014_Another reason we love Tory Burch, she shared with Glamour recently, “I love the spirit of women in India, Morocco, and everywhere in Asia, which I try to incorporate into my collections.”   Back in 2010, she journaled her travels to India on her blog. It’s clear how the colors, textiles, and prints of India continue to […][More]

Mindy Kaling Elle Cover

Mindy Kaling Elle Cover

January 06, 2014_Mindy Kaling has landed the cover of Elle’s The Women In TV Issue, well she’s one of four women to land the cover. Amy Poehler, Zooey Deschanel, and Allison Williams also have alternate covers on news stands. Still, one small step for Mindy onto an Elle photo shoot is one giant leap for South Asian […][More]

First Indian Guess Girl Priyanka Chopra

First Indian Guess Girl Priyanka Chopra

November 01, 2013_Priyanka Chopra adds first Indian "Guess Girl" to her lengthy list of accomplishments. She was handpicked by the line’s co-founder Paul Marciano. See the exclusive photos. [Photo Credit: Guess][More]

Pitbull Intros “Exotic” Priyanka Worldwide

Pitbull Intros “Exotic” Priyanka Worldwide

July 11, 2013_If being the hottest “desi girl” in Bollywood was not enough for Priyanka Chopra, now she wants to be Ms. Worldwide. Collaborating with hitmaker Pitbull on her new single, “Exotic”. She gave the exclusive scoop to Ryan Seacrest. Her debut featured a Hindi riff, Bollywood dance moves, minimal clothing, and custom made Christian Louboutin shoes, […][More]

Home Decor With Sobia: Desi Meets Edgey

Home Decor With Sobia: Desi Meets Edgey

July 07, 2013_Sobia Shaikh, Founder and Designer at Isly, walked us through her immaculate abode in a recent article from Refinery29. The designer said she got into handbag design at an early age, sharing with Refinery29, “When I was ten years old and living in Pakistan, I remember going every week to The Juma Bazaar (Friday Textile […][More]

Selena Gomez Revenge Bollywood Dancing?

Selena Gomez Revenge Bollywood Dancing?

April 22, 2013_Teen pop star, Selena Gomez, danced her way onto our radar, with a complete Bollywood routine for her new single, "Come and Get It". [More]


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