Does fashion shape your identity ? Or does the person you are influence and reflect through the clothes you wear ? London is one of the top stylish capitals in the world, it can be considered as the melting pot of the fashion industry, where you can pass by twenty people in the space of one minute and each person that passes you will have a completely different style than your own. The diversity and multiculturalism is what allows fashion in Central London to be so iconic and unique, the carefree attitude of not being afraid to express your individuality is what gives City's like ours a unique flare. The streets have now become the runway as billions of people prance around Oxford Street in their best outfits, but only a few can truly stand ou...
This year Christmas arrived early for all the art lovers living in London. The famous London Art Week is back and ready to take over this week! More than 30 of London’s prestigious art galleries will be hosting this eye-opening event as well as three leading auction houses. The galleries will be open from 10am till 6 pm on weekdays and 11am till 5 pm on the weekends. Many people think London Art Week is for collectors and shoppers only but it is so much more than that. It is an incredible experience for anyone who is interested in art, the industry or just wants to spend a weekend looking at wonderful art works. No matter what you do or who you are, this event will be an uplifting experience that will add something to you. Here is a list of the galleries on where the e
A rare sight of traditional Indian garments paraded in a vibrant escapism of colour in one of London’s temples. https://soundcloud.com/bhujmandir/mangal-fera-fare-1?in=bhujmandir/sets/rukmani-vivah Barefoot and with my eyes beaming with excitement, I entered the sand-coloured Shri Vallabh Nidhi Hindus temple in Wembley, London. It was nine in the morning and there were only a few people scattered inside the building. I let my eyes wander around the sophisticated carvings and lavishly ornates deities, waiting for the ceremonies to begin. Suddenly, I got distracted by a group of elder women making their way towards the centre of the temple. Wearing flamboyant green, blue and yellow saris, they sit one by one under the protective gaze of deities. A multicoloured arch of tinsels and
From culture and tradition to futuristic technology, Chef Afreen shares her inspirations and cooking methods. But, how does a successful chef like Afreen compare to the rapid technological developments which have transformed the kitchen world today? As I hurriedly walk across Hyde Park through the mist of a crisp, autumn Saturday morning with my umbrella tucked firmly under my arm, I almost fail to notice a rosiness to the leaves that weren't present before. Autumn has arrived. My poor observational skills are due to the fact that I’m about to be late for a cooking class with chef Afreen Wahab, who is visiting from the United States. Originally from India yet a Cali girl at heart, she (Afreen) was brought up and educated in Toronto but calls San Francisco her permanent home. She is a