Publisher's Message, Spring 2006

Decisions We’ve all heard that there’s a fine line between love and hate, good and bad, right and wrong, success and failure. The question is, who gets to decide on which one is which? In most cultures, religious instruction holds this divine right, and in most societies, political statutes govern the same. (Some may argue that they are one in the same but that’s not up for debate in


Open Chest Interview with Thara

Gets Ready To Hit The Big Time Thara, as her name professes, is well on her way to becoming a star ­in her own right and on her own terms. Set to release her debut album early this summer, I had the opportunity to chat with this multi­talented rising star about her aspirations in forging a career in music, acting and modeling. Having already collaborated with


Fashion Profile: Hardip Manku

The artistic partner behind up and coming high-end fashion line Plain Jane Couture is anything but plain. Hardip Manku, the 26-year-old creative mastermind with his trademark turban, was born and raised in a Sikh household in Montreal, Canada, where Plain Jane Couture is based. What is his brand all about? “The idea behind the line is that it’s well cut and fit


After Glow

Spring makeup is all about sheer colour kissing the face, illustrating skin that is fabulously luminous, effortlessly flawless and beautifully dewy. Let’s face the facts; people will look at your hot new handbag or fab new outfit right after they have surveyed your face. So, whether your look is simply luxe or romantic chic this spring, don’t leave


  • Spiritual Spring Cleaning

    Seven Ways to Heal While you're scrubbing windows and de-cluttering closets, don't forget to tackle your spiritual debris as well. Intuitive healer and author Deborah King reveals how. Spring is a time of renewal for M ...


  • Making Your Living Space Livable

    Décor Tips for Urban Living If you’re looking to give your tired walls at home a facelift or to upgrade that cozy space, spring is a great time to get a fresh new perspective. If you’ve just mo ...


  • Traveling the Spice Route

    After a three and a half hour plane ride from London, I finally reach the exotic city of Marrakech in northern Africa. Arriving at my fabulous riad in the heart of the medina (old city), I’m immediately welcomed with ...


  • King Khan

    By nature, he's a warm, candid man. And this evening, as he relaxes at the uber-trendy Nirvana restaurant in Beverly Hills, stories roll off his tongue like honey from a spoon. Stories about Bollywood versus old world Hollywood. Stories about life, liberty and the pursuit of love while breaking ...


  • Editor’s Note, Spring 2006

    The ongoing buzz continues around South Asian becoming one of the largest and fastest growing visible minority groups in North America. And we’ve watched marketers who ignore these affluent consumers do so at their peril.   As part of this learning curve, marketing have come t ...


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