As pageants around the world have been associated with traditional ideals of race and beauty, choosing mixed origin pageant queens as representatives of a particular country or culture has often invited criticism in the conformist circles of beauty parades.
We are consumed every time an Indian gets however passing a recognition abroad.
Even though designers are constantly churning out both newer and classical representations of saris on runways and in Bollywood, in the pace of our everyday lives, saris are increasingly taking a back seat.
In Indian households the change has been particularly exemplary given the country’s patriarchal history.
Big, bold Indian weddings are a norm across the globe.
The talk in champagne circles that ranged from botoxed bosoms to derma fillers, has quietly morphed to mindful massages and the benefits of Ayurveda.
Discrimination against people based on the tone of their skin, a phenomenon called “colorism,” is evident across the globe.