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2019 MyShadi Bridal Expos: Year in Review

For over 10 years, MyShadi Bridal Expo has been a community event not to be missed by those planning a South Asian wedding. What began as a small bridal show twice a year in Florida, has now grown into a platform for over 85 event vendors taking place in over six different cities across the […]

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Le Trend Boutique Fashion Show – Participating Models Orlando Fall 2019

Le Trend Boutique – Fashion Show Participating Models JULIA BALES A graduate of Furman University with a degree in computer science and Chinese, Julia spent 2 years in Beijing and 8 years in Hong Kong developing the Asian cruise market. Julia is now chief digital officer for Go Travel in Orlando and enjoys training in […]

Two Most Important, Essential Rituals in Hindu Weddings

Two Most Important, Essential Rituals in Hindu Weddings By Raj Shah

In earlier wedding special issues of Desh-Videsh, I have discussed the importance of wedding rituals in Hindu weddings. A wedding for a Hindu family is not just a party and celebration, but it also fulfills one of the nine sanskars of life. In other words, Marriage, for every Hindu, is not merely pleasure, or romantic […]

Love Poems by Rabindranath Tagore Compiled by Raj Shah

Love Poems by Rabindranath Tagore Compiled by Raj Shah

You are about to get married. No doubt, you have many things on your mind, and expressing endearing words about your soulmate may be hard. Whether for your invitation, wedding programs, or special vows, you might need some inspiration! Often, a great quote about true love, few lines of dialogue, love poem, or song lyrics […]

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Miami Ethnic Fashion Show – Participating Models Fort Lauderdale 2019

RIMA ARORA Rima Arora is a dedicated fitness enthusiast, who believes that fitness is a state of mind that can yield miraculous results if it could be transformed into a habit. Rima owns the dance company Dil Se Dance. She loves to teach anyone to dance as she loves teaching and puts her heart and […]

Devam Fashion Show – Participating Models Fort Lauderdale 2019

SHIVANI DESAI Shivani Desai, a civil engineer, earned her master’s degree from the University of Florida and currently works in the construction industry. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, dancing, and exercising. Shivani is also trained in various forms of Indian dance including Bhangra and Bollywood ANIKA DHAM Anika Dham is a junior at […]

Nagasree Sathya (Sree)

Nagasree Sathya (Sree)

I am Nagasree Sathya (Sree) living in Pembroke Pines, FL with family, I graduated in India and here in USA. My passion and interests are in arts, design, clothes and jewelry. I have always thought the best way to feel confident is by feeling confident in what we are wearing, and I believe that, we […]

Fashion Show Coordinator, Choreographer and Bollywood Dance Teacher - Parita Patel

Parita Patel – Fashion Show Coordinator, Choreographer and Bollywood Dance Teacher

Parita Patel was born in Gujarat, India and spent her childhood in Hydrabad. As a child she would pretend to dance and perform for her family and friends. She would make costumes out of her moms old Sarees and Duppattas, and entertain everyone with her stories. One of her favorite memories of India is going […]

Handmade Luxury- Devam

House of Devam

The love affair between a woman and her saris is unmatched. What the Western world perceives as a long piece of fabric, is in reality, a six-yard garment whose every fold, drape, and tuck can transform a woman into any facet of her being. Poised at the top of this hierarchy is the handloom-woven sari. […]

Ritu Selects – India Inspiered Couture

About Ritu Bhat Ritu Bhat is the Owner and Chief Creative Director of India inspired clothing brand, Ritu Selects. Ritu Selects was founded in 2012 and currently has two designer showrooms in the USA (Charlotte, NC and Houston, TX)and a sourcing team and workshop located in Mumbai, India.Ritu grew up in the vibrant city of […]