Fashion, culture and lifestyle news for May 10, 2013.
Gandhi’s shoes are on sale: Yes, THAT Gandhi. You’d think his shoes and watch would be tucked away in an Indian museum, but English auction house Mullock’s is auctioning off a few of the Mahatma’s items.
Bounce Billo: Rap artist Iggy Azalea releases a new music video off her debut album, and it’s a trip through exotic, fantasy-land India. Not impressed.
No more bindi: Selena Gomez forgoes her controversial bindi for a bare forehead in the music video for, “Come and Get It.” Her singing talent remains questionable.
Change will be slow: Issues with worker safety are still top of mind in Bangladesh, where the death toll has hit over 1000 workers.
Toga Time: Excitement! The Toronto International Film Festival announced that Athens will be the focus of the City-to-City program at this year’s film fest.
Freida Pinto likes it: Designer brand Maiyet is working on a state-of-the-art facility in Varanasi, India where artisans will work on luxury items while being treated and paid fairly. A novel concept? Freida Pinto, Wendy Schmidt and Barney’s hosted a special dinner in New York where Maiyet unveiled their plans.