Three out of four of my grandparents were immigrants. Two generations later, I grew up comfortably, as middle-class American as we could be, far removed from the countries my grandparents left behind. I don’t straddle the cultural gap that first-generation American kids do. And to try to understand it better, I interviewed three of my friends, all first-generation Americans, who know that gap well.
Our tagline has been ‘nature is enough’ – we hope this will become a reminder to slow down and simplify. Think of spring time – when people like to ‘spring clean’ – it’s cathartic! You’re purging a bunch of stuff you don’t need and taking good care of what you want to keep and it feels really good when you’re done – like things have been set right again. This is how we define luxury – it’s almost synonymous with a sense of relief and accomplishment.
This summer, I made my most precious fashion purchase. It was ‘a bit of India’, that I was about to carry with me, to the States. And since then, I have never failed to bag a compliment wherever I have traveled to, for my #ThreadCasa bag. Carrying this global-desi mix of happiness has been making me proud, flaunting our Indian textiles and vibrant charms abroad, all put together creatively, into an envious tote.
They say, “You have to taste a culture to truly understand it”. On our platter today is ‘LUNCHEX, a social meal sharing website that connects incoming travelers to locals over a Meal-Date.
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