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Jugni Style is an online lifestyle magazine with a focus on all things South Asian. We love talking about clothes, makeup and eating, just as much as we love reading, traveling and checking out the latest theatre production or art exhibit.

Jugni Style is for the woman who follows fashion trends from around the world, shops designer, high street and vintage, eats sushi and gulab jamuns, and has A Fine Balance, bell hooks, and Eat, Pray, Love on her bookshelf.

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Arundhati Roy on Activism and her Past

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 7:24 PM

Even social advocates need time off.

Arundhati Roy has just come from shoe-shopping in downtown Vancouver, which makes one wonder whether she went for trainers or slipped into Holt Renfrew to try on some designer labels.

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Roy's career has been an unpredictable ride....

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Same Same But Different: Growing Up As A Brown Girl in Canada

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2014 | 1:33 PM

Lupita Nyong'o's moving speeches, the Dark is Beautiful campaign in India, and Anita Majumdar's play, Same Same But Different, have me in a different frame of mind as we approach International Women's Day.

I'm not just thinking about women's rights and battles. I'm thinking about what it means...

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DIY Beauty Remedies: Indian Tumeric Face Mask

(1) Comments | Posted November 4, 2013 | 4:24 PM

Actress and do-it-yourself skincare sorceress, Anita Majumdar, shares her recipe for a classic Indian haldi (tumeric) mask.

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Photograph by Ronit Roy/ From the film Midnight's Children

A belated Happy Diwali, Thanksgiving and Eid Mubarak to you all! It's that colourful...

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Craving Butter Chicken?

(1) Comments | Posted September 8, 2013 | 8:10 PM

Jugni Style's Naveen Atwal shares her delicious, easy recipes for Butter Chicken and Vegetable Pakoras - perfect for satisfying your deepest cravings for Indian food.

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At this point in my pregnancy, I've gradually moved on from my Mexican burritos and...

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Is Dark Beautiful? The Fairness Debate Opens Wide in India

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2013 | 2:04 AM

The darker girl's mantra: stay out of the sun, don't tan, and use this homemade concoction to fade your skin colour. Unless you're born fair like Aishwarya Rai, you've likely been subject to some version of this growing up -- but the Dark is Beautiful campaign is working...

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DIY Beauty Remedies: Shaving Oil

(0) Comments | Posted August 12, 2013 | 8:31 AM

After sharing her money saving, skin treating DIY oil cleanser, actress Anita Majumdar shares another one of her secret beauty remedies.

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(Photograph from Cahoot's Theatre Company & Nightswimming's production, 'Bombay Black')

It's not a secret that I love all things...

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TOIFA Vancouver: Best and Worst Dressed Red Carpet Stars

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2013 | 10:32 PM

Honestly, we weren't really that excited about the performances or celebrity sightings during Saturday's Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA). We're all about the red carpet. Herewith, our best- and worst-dressed list for the first annual TOIFA.

Best Dressed: Neha Dhupia in Sabyasachi. Gorgeous.

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TOIFA Vancouver: Bollywood Celebrity Sightings

(0) Comments | Posted April 7, 2013 | 6:26 AM

Bollywood stars have descended upon Vancouver for the first annual Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA), and we've been camped out in the TOIFA media centre interviewing celebrities all week long.

From India's leading fashion designer Manish Malhotra, to hot, young Bollywood starlets like Nargis Fakhri and Aditi Rao Hydari...

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TOIFA Vancouver: Top 5 Places To Spot A Bollywood Star In the City

(7) Comments | Posted April 2, 2013 | 3:38 PM

Bollywood stars are flocking to Vancouver this week for the Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA), and we have your ultimate guide to celebrity stalking -- um, we mean politely asking for an autograph.

Even if you purchased a ticket to the awards show, the Bollywood...

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