Editor’s Letter : July – August
By Pooja Siddhartha Mishra
Lifestyle Food Magazine has always been about championing the power of sustainable living. Our July edition welcomes the transition from summer to rainy season with effective actions you could take to live a green lifestyle!
At Lifestyle Food, we’re more inspired than ever by the slow fashion, as handloom is one of the richest and most vibrant aspects of the Indian cultural heritage and enable weavers to fulfill their dream of living a good life. It’s a proof of both the individuality and boldness that really encompass what LSF stands for.
Our July cover star, Shamita Shetty who is a powerhouse of talent, is a strong millennial woman taking this world and her life by their reins. She is beautiful, strong, fit, and smart. We discussed everything from the peripatetic state of fashion to her fitness and endurance; From her honesty around her passions to discussing her experiences on helping the people with HelpAge India. She speaks with openness and boldness that feels very right for the times.
HelpUsGreen is the voice of the influencer generation who has built a large and loyal following with their unique point of view. Over 8.4 tons of flowers grown using insecticides and pesticides were dumped into Ganga daily causing infection in the water. HelpUsGreen to protect Goddess Ganga.
For those who love traveling, it doesn’t matter what the season. Travel column in this issue presents a story about Greece which is not only historically interesting but also offers various sustainable brands that travelers look for. There are so many little things you can do each day on your travels that will create less waste, support locals and create a more meaningful experience. True, traveling responsibly requires more research and planning. If you are planning for your next vacation is a sustainable one, we have featured luxury and green hotels of the Maldives that can impress you with their environmental efforts.
This edition focuses on something LSF hasn’t covered in a while: fashion. And not just fashion, but top 5 fashion picks for our readers!! Of course, you’ll find some of the trends our editors have seen in stores, but you’ll also meet ethical and green designers to see how they’re bringing those sustainable trends.
Learn about how sleep is as important as food and water in our essence section. A good night’s sleep is what one wishes for in this age of fast-paced life and electronic devices. Know the know-how of sleep and find out if it is really possible to get a good night’s sleep with a little help from us to ourselves with Maneesha!
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