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Just a day after news of swimsuit designer Sylvie Cachay's Soho House death surfaced, her boyfriend Nick Brooks has been charged with second-degree attempted murder and strangulation. According to the Times , while an initial autopsy proved inconclusive, a police department spokesman said...

Protests broke out in India this past weekend over what might seem like a trivial matter to Westerners. But in Southeastern Asia, it speaks to a bigger cultural crisis that's been underway for some time. Members of the right wing Hindu organization Shiv Sena and the Hindu-nationalist...

Goddess Swimsuit Sparks Outrage Wall Street Journal (blog) India-Australia relations suffered a minor set back this week, after a swimsuit by an Australian fashion designer featuring a portrait of Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity, sparked outrage across the subcontinent....

Designed by Chea Keo, the owner of the luxury swimsuit line marks her first launch into the fashion world. There was teased hair, bright colors and you could tell the models were happy to be part of the show. Want to know more about Cheaky Swimwear, visit www.cheakyswimwear.com . Cheaky...

com Goddess swimsuit fury Sydney Morning Herald Demonstrators in Amritsar burned the Australian flag and waved placards on Sunday in protest at a skimpy swimsuit print depicting the Hindu goddess Lakshmi, which was shown at Australian Fashion Week. The swimsuit, from Byron Bay label Lisa Blue,...

We apologise to the Hindu community and take this matter very seriously. We've included pictures of the swimsuit below. What do you think of the controversy? blog comments powered by Disqus

During Rosemount Australian Fashion Week, designer Lisa Burke of swimwear label Lisa Blue sent a swimsuit down the runway that has outraged many members of the right-wing Hindu organization Shiv Sena. The design featured Hindu Goddess Lakshmi who symbolizes prosperity and beauty. Rajan Zed,...

A Lisa Blue swimsuit featuring a print of Hindu goddess Lakshmi has been causing controversy across the globe. Last week a model walked the runway during Rosemount Australian Fashion Week wearing a vibrant swimsuit that featured an image of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi (the Hindu goddess of...

I don't think a swimsuit has caused this much outrage since the advent of the bikini some 70 years ago. But the controversy stems not from the cut of the swimsuit but the depiction of the goddess Lakshmi, which has prompted quite a Hindu hubbub for Australian designer Lisa Blue. Indian...

 

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