Art

Photographer Harshy is Breaking Through

October 23, 2019

Harshvardhan Shah simply goes by Harshy. An artist and photographer from India, he presents himself with style and grace. Kajal sat down with Harshy at a coffee shop in SoHo, New York City, where he is now based. He walked in dressed in all black but his aura immediately softened the space. Most of Harshy’s … Read More

The Prayer Mat Reimagined

October 21, 2019

Niyya, a newly launched Muslim lifestyle brand, has given that most fundamental of Islamic objects, the prayer mat, a long overdue makeover. In lieu of plush velvetesque fabrics, jewel tones, and ornate patterns, Niyya.co utilizes thick cotton, a pop art color palette, and an abstract aesthetic informed equally by modern art and Muslim iconography. Pushing … Read More

Sundus Shaheryar’s “The Porcelain Muse” is an Homage to Fighting Women

October 8, 2019

New York-based Pakistani designer Sundus Shaheryar is focused on bringing high quality textiles and materials to her work. After graduating from Parsons The New School for Design, she has released her thesis project as a fashion collection called “The Porcelain Muse” under her own fashion line. The collection has already found fans in major stylists … Read More

Ashou Sings About Hope at the End of the World in “New Beginnings”

October 3, 2019

The new single by New York-based Ashou, released September 2019 and aptly called “New Beginnings,” is a catchy, dreamy song that feels like driving with the windows down to take a break from a doomed society. “Listen to the evening news / Prophet of atrocities / Please turn off the television” – this is a … Read More

October Horoscopes: Libra Season is Here

October 1, 2019

Libra season is here! The sun enters Libra on September 23rd and on this day, we experienced an equal day and night. This balance is brief but very telling of the month ahead. Libra’s represent peace, harmony and beauty. With this comes sensitivity as Libra’s are very attuned to feeling when the scales shift. Libra … Read More

For Ananya Birla, Not a “Day Goes By” Without Gratitude

Ananya Birla met Sean Kingston by chance at a cafe in Mumbai. Birla, known for being the first Indian musician with an English single to go platinum, introduced herself to Kingston and he quickly invited her to open for him at his upcoming show in Goa. Their collaboration continued from there and resulted in Kingston … Read More

“Descendants” Tells the Diaspora Story Like It Is

September 17, 2019

You might recognize actor Paul G Raymond on his turn in Black Mirror, as the member of an AI space crew battling against the whims of a power-tripping nerd in “USS Callistter.” His latest short film “Descendants” offers a different perspective on the millennial milieu – in which friends with benefits are de rigueur and … Read More

Virgo Season

September 11, 2019

With summer coming to a close and autumn approaching it’s about time for fresh beginnings. Virgo season is the perfect time to get back in track as the disciple of the zodiac swiftly moves through life with precise and orderly mannerisms to navigate the world. We can all take from this archetype and instill crafty, … Read More

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