Vandana Pawa

Vandana Pawa is a Bangkok-born, Brooklyn-based culture and fashion writer. You can find her on Twitter or Instagram @vandanaiscool.

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Why should I date you when I’m already awesome?

More Asian people are embracing the single life

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Asian diasporic designers’ best looks from Fashion Week 2024

Across the world’s hottest fashion destinations, our favorite designers debuted some killer ‘fits and trends for next fall/winter

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Year of the Dragon: What It Means for Asian creatives

From television to coffee, we’re showcasing the formidable spirit of Asian creatives in the Year of the Dragon

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What’s In and What’s Out as We Head into 2024

A look at the trends we’re anticipating, and those we’re super excited to bid adieu to (hello wasians, buh-bye nepo babies)

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A Very Merry JoySauce Gift Guide

Ten items—from businesses owned by members of the Asian and Pacific Islander diaspora—that you can feel good about buying this holiday season

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The Rise of the Immigrant Aesthetic Trend

Why do all of our parents have the same dishes—and why do we want them in our home, too?


Fall Fashion Trends, Brought to You by These AA+PI Designers

From bold reds to timeless leather to flowy fall looks, here are some of the looks to try for yourself this season

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Peter Do Brings Vietnamese Inspiration to Helmut Lang

The recently appointed creative director teams up with poet Ocean Vuong for a NYFW release that highlights their culture

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The Designers Showcased in South Asian New York Fashion Week

Founded by Shipra Sharma and Hetal Patel, the event works toward closing the gap in representation of South Asian fashion and design