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Being Trendy In Casual Wear – With Lichebeni and Temjenlong From Nagaland

We have all heard the golden advice – comfort is a priority in fashion, but it becomes a little hard to follow it when you want to pick out chic outfits for everyday. To help you with that, we have Lichebeni and Temjenlong who believe in styling basics to make it look more trendy. According to them, in order to be trendy and fashionable, you need not glam all of the time, but just being yourself and wearing your most comfy clothes is a trend in itself. Lichebeni Yanthan finds joy in dressing with different styles. Her optimistic outlook on life can be seen in her sense of style as well. Temjenlong Jamir defines himself as just a regular guy who loves sports and music, and loves being stylish and comfortable. For Liche, sneakers are her basic and comfort is a priority, and we couldn’t agree more with this! In her words, “I think casual defines who I am. I am usually a fun-loving person who loves her sneakers. I like to experiment with different …

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Meet Bambi Kevichusa From Nagaland, The Renowned Fashion Designer Behind ‘Bambi K Bridal’

They say creativity is only half the battle, the rest is hard work. And today, we have someone who proves this right – someone whose creative ideas take shape only with her relentless hard work. Meet Bambi Kevichusa, fashion designer from Nagaland, who runs her bridal couture label Bambi K Bridal and a concept store called Windfall. She says, “There is no substitute for hard work” and we can clearly see that as she juggles between two stores and is also planning on launching another one. Crediting her Naga roots for her success, she says, ‘I believe that the inherent traits of a Naga, are doing your job quietly, staying humble and working with integrity and fairly, and these are some of the things that I try to live by.’ Read on to know more about her and from where she draws her inspirations. We had a chat with Bambi Kevichusa, fashion designer from Nagaland to know better about her work, how have her roots influenced her working style and more! Hi, there! Good to …

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In Conversation With Meyinungsang Longkumer, A Singer-Songwriter From Nagaland

The music scene in Nagaland has totally gone up a notch to deliver a tough competition to the rest of the world. Talk about raw talents, trained professionals, creative as well as hardworking musicians – we’ve got it all. Today, we have one such talented musician, Meyinungsang Longkumer from Nagaland, who is as great a singer as he is a song-writer. Read on to know more! In depth chat with Meyinungsang Longkumer to talk about his journey with music, his new song release, future plans and more! Hello there, please give us a little introduction about you. Hello, I am Meyinungsang Longkumer, I prefer to go by Meyu, which is also my stage name. But don’t be mistaken I love my real name; it means ‘Thousand Praises’. I am from Mokokchung, Nagaland and I currently live in New Delhi. Tell us what got you into music? Like most musicians from Nagaland, my first tryst with any kind of music was in the church. I think it is a good platform to start for any budding …

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Summer Style Inspiration With Sungjem And Holoti From Nagaland

If you have not updated your wardrobe yet, it’s the perfect time to start putting away the heavy, drab winter clothes and dress up yourself in light and bright colours, this summer. Here are some summer fashion ideas for you. Today, we have Holoti Yetho, a 14-year-old girl from Maple Tree who loves dressing up and taking inspiration from her k-pop idols; and Sungjemlila Longkumer who loves to make a fashion statement everyday! Holoti Yetho from Maple Tree School, Dimapur about her summer go-to clothing and more! Also a chat with Sungjemlila Longkumer about her love for dressing up during summer! Summer is here, and we are sure you are ready for the season. How well have you prepared for it? Summer, a season that can make us feel all sweaty leading to dehydration. This summer, both Holo and Sungjem are making sure to keep themselves super hydrated and not forgetting their sun blocks. They are both hyped for this season in their comfortable yet chic outfits. Can you share some of your favourite summer …

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Meet The Lady Who Makes Crochet Amigurumi Dolls – Nutsulu Rhakho from Nagaland

Nutsulu Rhakho grew up as a child witnessing her mother weave, knit, crochet and engaging in many more handiwork. She picked up this art herself pretty well at a very young age, and made doll clothes and even earned customers by selling them. Nutsulu, right after her graduation, started her own venture that deals in adorable crochet dolls and key-chains, and sells it online on her Instagram account. Let’s read on to find out more! We had a chat with Nutsulu Rhakho from Nagaland to talk about her venture, “Nutsulu’s Collection” that deals mainly with Crochet Dolls and Key holders. Hi! Please tell us a little about yourself. My name is Nutsulu Rhakho from Nagaland and I belong to Chakhesang community. I’m a 22-year-old graduate student from St. Joseph College, Jakhama. I’m currently based in Kohima. Tell us about your venture ‘Nutsulu’s collection’. What’s so special about it? I started it only last year in 2018, right after my graduation. I feel that not just my crochet dolls, but all kinds of handmade products are …

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The Inspiring Journey of Mixpick Enterprise With Rongsenmongla Jamir From Nagaland

“Any opportunity to adorn oneself is human and accessories are an easy way to do it” ~ Marc Jacobs We belong to a generation where technology, like most people say, has exploited the lot of us. In some way, technology and modernization is a bad influence (as the old proverb goes ‘excess of anything is harmful) and yet here we are today proving that statement wrong! Meet Rongsenmongla Jamir, founder of Mixpick Enterprise, an online store selling accessories and crafts. The young girls balance the trends and the traditions in creating their pieces. Read on to know more about them and their venture.  Mixpick Enterprise is an online store started up on: May 2018 Founder – Rongsenmongla Jamir (24) Co-founder – Limakum Jamir (21) We had a chat with Rongsenmongla Jamir, founder of Mixpick Enterprise about the venture and more Hello there, to start things off it would be great if you take us back to how it all started! The groundwork for our venture was laid in 2016, when young talents were given an opportunity …

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How to Make Naga’s Famous Fermented Soyabean (axone) with Inali Jane Ayemi

Axone aka fermented soyabean is indigenous to the cuisines of the north-east region in India. It is taken as a sort of spice that can be added to curries or chutneys for authentic taste and aroma. It is also a protein-rich legume providing the adequate amount of protein to the traditional diet. Today, we have Inali Jane Ayemi, a passionate cook from Nagaland, who is going to show how it is prepared. The only ingredients we need here is the soyabean and some leaves to wrap it. The complete process takes about a week.  Steps Of Preparing Axone : Wash the raw soyabean and soak it for about 20-30 mins Cook it in a pressure cooker, then strain it dry Transfer the beans to a basket wrapped with leaves for fermenting (3-days maximum during summer ). You can also keep it near a fireplace. Then pound the soyabean to make it into paste (as shown in photo) Wrap the pounded soyabean  in leaves and place it over a fireplace for 2 nights. You can also …

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Visit Momobar at Dimapur, Nagaland – Serving Some of The Best Momos in Town!

Can we ever get enough of Momos? Guess not! We are always on the hunt to find the best momo places. Recently, we chanced up one such amazing restaurant serving the best momos we’ve had in a long time! The next time you’re out on a hunt to satiate your momo-cravings, try out the quaint cafe ‘Momobar’ at Nagarjan in Dimapur, Nagaland. How do we know that this is the place to be? Because it is tried, tested, or more so, TASTED by the team. Hop on to this cafe with your friends and family or even a date, to relish some amazing authentic momos and thukpas! Sharing the story of how Momobar came into being, one of the owners Nubuzo Nienu said, “We are four cousins who have always been passionate about pocket-friendly street fast-food, which doesn’t compromise with the food quality. Hence, we decided to open one. Momobar caters everyone, from any age group. So far, we have received a lot of encouragement from the local people. It’s heartwarming to see our own …

Introducing a Rising Singer, Temsukala Lemtur from Nagaland

They say, ‘a dream is a wish your heart makes’. And indeed, our dreams are often the voices of our hearts. Today, we have a really inspiring young lady, Temsukala, who followed the voices in her head to create music. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that her music truly comes from her heart! Temsukala Lemtur, with her new single “Confessions of a bipolar mind”, is here with us today. Scroll down to know more about this enigmatic woman!  We had a chat with Temsukala Lemtur, artist from Nagaland. She sings, writes songs and shares details about her recent release, “Confessions of a Bipolar Mind” Hello there Temsu, please give us a little introduction of yourself! My name is Temsukala Lemtur from Nagaland. I usually introduce myself to people as Temsu. Unless they are like “Hey Clover!” Then I am like “Hey what’s up?”. That’s a reference to my IG handle, @clovertemsu. I recently graduated with a degree in agriculture from Dehradun and I plan to study further while focusing on my music as well. …

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Chat with Zaza, a Passionate Singer-Songwriter from Nagaland

A singer-songwriter from Dimapur, Nagaland, Zaza’s voice is nothing short of a gift. She grew up performing in churches and weddings, and kept practicing to hone her music skills. Zaza’s musical journey began when she started covering songs and sharing them on social media, which later inspired her to write her own music. Read on to know more about her music.  We had a quick chat with Zaza, singer-songwriter from Nagaland to talk about her music Hello! Introduce a little about yourself. Hi, I’m Zaza. I’m a singer and songwriter from Kohima, Nagaland but I’m currently residing in Dimapur. What initially sparked your interest in singing and making music? The time I released my first original “A Lil’ Taste” in 2015, I decided to take music as a career. How has your upbringing influenced your working style? When I was younger, I would listen to my dad sing and play the guitar, listen to Loggins and Messina (my family jam 😊). I use to sing in churches, weddings, etc. Maybe that’s how it all started. …