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  • Writer's pictureShikha Gianchandani

5 Desi Influencers to Get You Ready for Garam Girl Summer

Ladies, we have a little under three months to prep for Garam (Hot) Girl Summer! 📣

It's time to shed those quarantine sweats and tie-dye prints to get ready for the summer. Pardesi has got you covered with these ICONS that will not only give you outfit inspo, but also empower you to be unapologetically brown:

Sharon Clawson is here, and she’s here to serve. 👏🏾

Sharon first got into modeling at age 11 when she took on pageantry. Since then the 24-year old Bangladeshi-Malay model has been signed by two LA-based modeling agencies and collaborated with reputable brands like Nastygal, SavagexFenty, and Pacifica Beauty. Check out her stunning shoot below.

Literatella is an Instagram account with 32k+ followers run by the stunning Maisha Kabir. Maisha’s a triple threat – a multipotentialite who co-founded KABIR (a clothing line to celebrate South Asian women), is Vice-President for The Diversity Org (an NGO that fosters the development of low-income minority youth and connects them to Fortune500 companies) and she’s also pursuing a Masters in Columbia in Nonprofit Management.

If you like Maisha’s content, you might also like neelamkg, moxeb.

Confused about how to style the trendy colors of the season? Or what the trends even are?Malvika Sheth has got you covered with all her latest tips and tricks on her blog.

The Indian-American Fashion and Beauty content creator has been taking up the digital space by storm. She’s been featured in Glamour, Forbes India, The Cut,Buzzfeed and has also had the opportunity to work with brands like Jimmy Choo, Clarins, and Givenchy.

Zahra Miami (the_zlist) is who I want to be when I grow up because she exudes energy that screams “brown and bougie,” which I am obsessed with. From really chic going-out outfits to colorful lehengas, there is no look Zahra can’t pull off.

If you like Zahra’s style, you might also like @tasdhaliwal, @itssarikapatel.

With spring in full swing and garam girl summer around the corner, one thing that no one can avoiding are the sorbet pastel shades that have been trending for Spring/Summer21.

With that in mind, meet Ruby, who runs @poseandrepeat on Instagram. Ruby’s a fashion blogger from Melbourne, who’s based in London. If you’re into monochromatic looks, vibrant colors, you will LOVE her content.

If Ruby’s aesthetic is up your alley, check out duringjuly and chloedaliwal.

I hope you liked getting ready with us for Garam Girl Summer! That's it from me this week! Join us again next week for some more #Trending content to come out of the diaspora.


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