Who is the "good Indian girl" and what is she like? Is she a myth? Does she ever think or do bad things? Can the "good Indian girl" also be considered "bad?" In this funny, wicked, touching, irreverent, poignant collection of stories, "The Good Indian Girl," written by authors Annie Zaidi and Smriti Ravindra, lift the veil (or sari pallu) on the lives of girls from India.
If you want to win a beautiful coral necklace set, titled "Princess Arabella," by Nawaz Jewelry, continue reading and sign up for our exclusive giveaway!
For the past few weekends I have been setting time aside to play Desi Chaat, the South Asian version of Taboo, with my brown friends. It works the same way as taboo - one person describes a word that is written on a card to teammates without using any of the other related words also on the card. For example, here is a card from Desi Chaat:
Brown Girl Magazine is partnering with Brown Man Clothing to bring you this giveaway! This is your chance to win a funky desi t-shirt that represents your brown side! The winner will also win a $10 gift card.
If you want to win a year's subscription to Hijabi Box, worth up to $220, enter our giveaway below! Every Hijabi Box comes with a beautiful scarf, matching accessories (underscarf cap, hijab pins) and a unique treat.
Fashion giveaway anyone!?  In-Sattva (www.insattva.com) is sponsoring a fashion giveaway for #BG readers. First prize: A tunic/kurta valued up to $50 of your choice and size from In-Sattva Second prize: A tunic/kurta valued upto $30 of your choice and size from In-Sattva...
I’ve been looking for something unique and trendy lately and I couldn’t find just what I wanted until I was introduced to Rakani’s line of trendy watches.
When Shipra and Krish met at the University of Texas in Austin a few years ago, little did they know their friendship would blossom into not only love but help inspire a business that is making a real impact in the world.
by Hera Ashraf -Follow @HeraAshh I am a candle addict. Most candles last me maybe a week, at the most, because of how often I burn them. Needless to say, when I heard about “Diamond Candles,” I was excited to...
To participate in the giveaway leave a comment below this post before 12:00 AM CST on 22 June, 2013. Five winners will be chosen from amongst the commenters on Monday, 22 June. Winners will be contacted by Dhingana through email and awarded the free six month Dhingana Gold subscription.
We are so excited to hear such wonderful words from one of our customers! Sunny Patel, a doctoral student, came to us with a vision for her reception outfit. I got the chance to speak with her and ask her about her entire wedding experience.
BG Staffer Alisha and myself were presented with a cool and innovative way to shop with the girl friends…online. Sometimes my besties are far away and I just wish you could get their advice right away on a new find, whether it be jewelry, accessories, or even what to wear to the next Indian wedding.
“...this is a true story. A good one too, about heroes and adventure... and love and demons.” - Hanuman, from Aditi Kapil’s The Adventures of Hanuman
Our most recent Brown Girl sponsor is a published author, grant writer and the CEO of her newest trademark clothing brand 'Red Damask'.
This month’s sponsor for Brown Girl is FluidiTee, a unique fashion tee company that incorporates wit and sarcasm to create amazing shirts.
Shunya, a Houston-based non-profit theatre troupe, is dedicated to providing a voice to the South Asian American experience through the visual and performing arts.

Sapna Mehra

Our most recent Brown Girl sponsor is an artist, jeweler and blogger extraordinaire! Sapna Mehra grew up mostly in suburban New Jersey, though her family is from Rajasthan, India where she spent many summers as child and later returned as an adult to spend extended periods of time there.
Girls know it best, if you have a sister (or best girlfriend) all clothing, jewelry, purses, belts, whatever is open to sharing and occasional stealing. Dina Patel, Co-Founder of Didi's Wardrobe, took that concept and turned it into a very unique online company.
This week Brown Girl is turning 3 years old. Man, we are so old! In honor of our birthday, Brown Girl teamed up with Brown Man Clothing for a little contest. Brown Man Clothing is a wonderful site with cool,...
For the past two months, Brown Girl has had the privilege of being sponsored by two very amazing Brown Girls. Sisters Siddhi and Riddhi Khara are the founders of Borrow It Bindaas, an online business that rents Indian clothes and accessories for special occasions.

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