Author: Rasika Mahabal

Fashion 1 0 1 : Part 5

Fashion 1 0 1 : Part 5

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Careless production and endless consumption- I did a part-time fashion designing course from Pune, India. I used to sew my own salwar kameezes for a few years. Sewing is a time-consuming task, it is physically challenging too – it would give me a lot of […]

Fashion 1 0 1: Part 4

Fashion 1 0 1: Part 4

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Why do we buy so much? Because we associate happiness with owning more. They call it ‘the retail therapy’. However therapy is something that fixes us for life, therapy is treatment – therapy cannot be something that gives momentary pleasure, so chocolates or retail cannot be […]

Fashion 1 0 1 : Part 1

Fashion 1 0 1 : Part 1

Fashion industry is the second largest industry in the world after oil industry. The owner of Zara Amancio Ortega is the richest man in Europe and the fourth richest man in the world. That says a lot about the world of fashion. Fashion is also number two most polluting industry […]

Women: 5. The Royals

Women: 5. The Royals

This is the five-part in the series. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3,Part 4. The Royals A relative of mine, age 27, has a masters degree, got a job three years ago, earns well (most of the software people do), he is very intelligent, soft-spoken, looks great and is a fantastic photographer. […]

Women: 4. The Mom

Women: 4. The Mom

This is the fourth part in the series. Earlier parts – Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. The Mom The ones who leave their jobs to take care of their kids. ***Every case is different, there are situations in some families when the best solution is not to have both parents […]