Modern Chic: Katrina Kaif

Discussing international experiences, language barriers, beauty, and wellness. By: Nithya Mullapudi Katrina Kaif has lived in multiple countries before finally moving to Mumbai. She’s been all around the world, living in places like Japan, Hong Kong, France, Switzerland, London etc. Her parents got divorced when she was young and she has seven siblings. Her experienceContinue reading “Modern Chic: Katrina Kaif”

Modern Chic: Falguni Nayar

Discussing overcoming boundaries, societal norms, and encouraging women empowerment! By: Nithya Mullapudi Falguni Nayar, a former investment banker is now the brain behind one of the biggest companies in India, Nykka. From Mumbai, Maharashtra, and with parents who were businesspeople, she was actively aware of business principles from an early age. “My father treated meContinue reading “Modern Chic: Falguni Nayar”

Modern Chic’s: The Sani Sisters.

Talking about the generational disconnect, culture, and an entrepreneurship vision By: Nithya Mullapudi Feeling a disconnect from their culture due to not growing up in India, but as first-generation South Asian Americans, sisters Niki and Ritika Shamdasani created their company Sani when they realized others like them felt the same way. Sani is a clothingContinue reading “Modern Chic’s: The Sani Sisters.”

Modern Chic: Padma Lakshmi.

The Immigrant Story, Making a Name, and Success. By: Nithya Mullapudi Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault + Rape. Padma Lakshmi, is an Indian American immigrant who moved to the United States from India at the age of four. She grew up in Manhatten, New York before relocating to La Puente, California with her mom and stepfather.Continue reading “Modern Chic: Padma Lakshmi.”

Modern Chic: Nabela Noor.

Discussing society’s expectations, self-love, representation, and giving back to the world. By: Nithya Mullapudi When her mother was pregnant with her, Nabela Noor and her family moved to America from their home country Bangladesh. She was born in New York and then moved to Maryland for a short period of time before spending the restContinue reading “Modern Chic: Nabela Noor.”