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Fashion takes a twist

If this is your first time visiting my blog or reading one of my posts, I’m sure you will eventually deduce that I am somewhat fixated with fashion, okay, maybe obsessed. Yet rather than posting images of the season’s latest trends or must have looks, I’m more interested in highlighting designers which are often overlooked…. Read more »

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Transcendental Music

Persian music has always been a main staple in my life drawing me into its unique melodies and vibrant tunes authentic to the Middle East. Yet, over the years my taste in Persian music has evolved to include various artists which best represents my cultural roots.  Classical Persian music is among my favorites, combining ancient… Read more »

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Crossing Borders

As a Persian-American I am often caught between my Persian identity and American ideology. However, thanks to my cultural ties and diverse viewpoints I’ve learned to embrace both. Yet, over the years, I’ve grown a stronger affinity toward my native country. Politics aside, Iran remains one of the richest countries in the Middle East due… Read more »

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Iran or I-ran?

What unites Persian-Americans? Is it their  unwavering commitment to age-old customs? Their strong pride in their identity? Or perhaps their deep sense of nostalgia for Iran? Whatever the reason,  it seems culture plays a big part. Yet what does this mean exactly?  May the be Persian Jews, Muslims, Christians, or Bahai’ , each segment of the population continues to practice their traditions regardless… Read more »