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AntzDoodles for Pyjama People #3: Pause. Follow Your Heart

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“It’s impossible,” said pride. “It’s risky,” said experience. “It’s pointless,” said reason.  “Give it a try,” whispered the heart. –Unknown     Sometimes in our lives, crossroads confront us. They force us to face tough decisions — personal choices, emotional epiphanies, and financial reality checks. These moments often stretch on to months during which we feel as if life is quicksand; we feel stuck and …

AntzDoodles for Pyjama People #2: Hello, Goa

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Hello, Goa. Four months ago I bid adieu to Bombay, a place that had been home for many years and drove down to Goa with a dream of finding a new one. While I loved the slow pace of life in Goa, I soon realised that the Internet, network, vendors and house help are all as slow and laid back as the place. And as happy …

How to dress an Angry Indian Goddess: an interview with AIG stylist Manisha Garg

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After watching Angry Indian Goddesses and falling head over heels for each character’s individual style, we caught up with Manisha Garg, who boasts the unique title of Stylist to Goddesses. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I’ve been working as a fashion consultant and stylist in Bollywood for four years. Before AIG, I had styled for the films Hate Story 2 and Creature. How …

Hooked On An Earring

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Move over Zoe Kravitz, this Goan woman is our new ear-party queen! In ancient times, jewelry used to be an ornament meant for men. Then women decided they could better. This woman — whom we met outside Hilltop selling omelets — did it best. Traditional Goan earrings are chunky, with bright stones, and often imitate Pisces patterns like the one she’s wearing on her lobe. A …