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Tanushree Dutta Talks #MeToo in Bollywood, Progress and the Future

Tanushree Dutta opens up about the positive changes in Bollywood so far, the backlash she faced for speaking up and what the future has in store for her.

Thanksgiving Brunch Special to Satisfy Your Guilty Pleasure: Eggs in a Maggi Nest

For tomorrow's Thanksgiving brunch, I am sharing what should be a staple at every desi's table — eggs in a Maggi nest. I love creating different variations with it because sometimes...

‘A New York Minute’: Brown Girls Get Real About Their Roots with Anita Dongre...

Brown Girl Magazine honors our collective experiences with an exclusive editorial in collaboration with Grassroot by Anita Dongre – which is the epitome of our South Asian-American hyphenated identities.

10 Bollywood Movies to Binge-Watch in Honor of Friendship Day

Celebrate Friendship Day with 10 classic Bollywood movies that are bound to get you and your friends reminiscing the best moments spent together.
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‘A New York Minute’: Brown Girls Get Real About Their Roots with Anita Dongre...

It all happens in 'A New York Minute.' That push and pull between the city and our motherland. The uniqueness of our cultural heritage and blended upbringing in an amalgamation of...
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An Exclusive One-on-One With Aparna Avasarala, the Mastermind Behind Denimrush

Make Denimrush your next go-to shop for a personalized denim jacket, it's a must-have in everyone's closet!

Dear Dad: A Father’s Day Tribute From Brown Girls Everywhere

The following letters are written by Brown Girl contributors in honor of Father's Day.  Dearest Dad, You are my hero. Since I was a little girl, I've looked up to you. I've learned...

Here are 4 Times Rabindranath Tagore Proved Feminism was a Thing Back in the...

That’s right, you read the headline correctly. As if Tagore couldn’t get any better, on top of writing beautiful poetry, music, and stories, he also created female characters who weren’t submissive...
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Sridevi — How Celebrities Make the Leap From Screens Into Our Hearts

Some of my best memories with my mom are when I watched movies with her growing up. I mentioned crying over Sridevi in "Sadma." I remember looking over and watching my mom wipe away tears of her own.

Escape Valentine’s Day Blues With Your Favorite Galentines — Win a *Free #GNO from Dil...

Did you know that almost 50 percent of proposals happen on Valentine’s Day? GET US OUTTA HERE. Even if you’re 100 percent happy being single and doing you this year, chances are you might get hit with a case of the #ValentinesDayBlues—because this holiday has a way of majorly bumming all single people out.
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Starting Over in Your Career Doesn’t Always Have it to be Bad Thing

Leaving a job is kind of like leaving a relationship. The relationship part I'll leave for another article some other time. For this one, let's talk career.
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How One Woman Turned Her Love for Regal Indian Jewelry Into an Award-Winning Business

Mona Bangalore, a jewelry designer and the owner of Mi Amor Jewelry, takes great pride in her growing line of Indian-Western jewelry that goes well beyond the traditional expectations of kundan nestled in gold plates.

The Brown List: Staff Picks for September 2017

The weather is cooling down, but we're still getting summer breezes. It's weird weather time, but BGM's staff picks will keep you right on track.

The Bibhu Mohapatra Woman: New York Fashion Week’s Dreamy Samurai

New York Fashion Week introduced the world to a lady who is complicated, intensely focused, yet collected in thought and disposition—everyone met the Bibhu Mohapatra woman!

Minimalistic is the New Majestic: New York Fashion Week Beauty Trend Report

New York Fashion Week introduced thousands of new trends to the fashion and beauty world, but the one we took away was minimalistic beauty trends are everyone's new go-to, and we know exactly why!
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Fashion, Films and Fairness: A Conversation with Sarish Khan

In November 2016, our Brown Girl of the Month Sarish Khan made a huge leap of faith by taking a one-way flight to Pakistan to pursue her dream of an acting career. With no projects lined up, she auditioned until she was discovered and found her way into films.
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Jai Jai Hooray: Make Cultural Learning Irresistible With a Set of 10 Flashcards About...

We recently fell in love with Jai Jai Hooray’s new 10-set flashcard collection and couldn’t be happier to share our experience with our friends at Brown Girl Magazine.

Kolkata Through the Eyes of a Romantic: ‘She’s Mine, Alone’

Every moment I spent in transit in that city was on the way to a memorable experience. And for one reason or another, since I moved to the U.S., I've only been able to visit a couple of times. And yet, that visceral yearning I feel is very tangible and as strong as it ever was.

My Style: A Coveted Form of Inspiration

I strongly feel that style has multiple meanings and functionalities. It’s not a definition, but a reflection of me that evolves constantly, and weathers as I mature and continue to identify with myself.

Edgy, Bold, and Confident: My Fashion and Personal Brand

Growing up as an Indian-American, I had to forge my own identity, one that combined the rich culture, values and traditions of my roots with the free-spirit and ambition of the country I call home. In doing so, I also forged a distinct personal style, and fashion, that strongly reflects the beautiful clash of cultures that composes my hyphenated identity: East Meets West.

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