In the wake of the Paris terrorist attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that killed ten journalists and two police officers, the slogan of solidarity “Je Suis Charlie” (“I Am Charlie”) has gone viral on social media sites, with thousands of supporters around the world uploading images.
At Moxie we’re known for creating and popularizing two hashtags that describe our work and passion with precision: #futureisdigital and my personal favorite, #futureisfemale. Looking back on an incredible year and preparing for another with both gratitude and unbridled enthusiasm, we are so proud of the hard-earned milestones that have punctuated 2014, many of which were born from a very powerful [digital + women's empowerment] equation that continues to define who and what this agency is and does.
In January of this year, we featured inspiring stories about superhero(ine) women Sara Blakely, Fatima Bhutto and Angela Ahrendts on our blog Moxie Insider and Brown Paper Bag launched their Photo Trail series with my Instagram images, which hold clues to the #futureisgreen food project we’re preparing to launch in 2015. Nokia empowered us to take our national Women in Media panel series and Moxie Mentorship program to Social Media Week Bangalore in February, during which time our panelists sparked an international furor amongst feminists on social media that resulted in articles in both Huffington Post and Firstpost.
From glowing sunrises seen at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel to posing with Mother India while speaking at Mehboob Studios for The Times Lit Fest and meeting with spiritual leaders and Bollywood stars like Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Sonam Kapoor, Arianna Huffington’s whirlwind trip through Mumbai and New Delhi to launch Huffington Post India was beautifully chronicled through snapshots shared on Instagram.
From photoshoots on the banks of the River Ganges in Varanasi with Elle India to watching sunrise over Mumbai’s Gateway of India from the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel and catching Brown Paper Bag‘s Kanika Parab apply lipstick with an iPhone, Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist captured and shared a kaleidoscope of colors during his recent time in Delhi, Mumbai and Varanasi on his much-followed Instagram account.
Instadiaries: Bollywood Stars And Fashion Designers Share A #PinkSelfie For Elle India’s Breast Cancer Awareness CampaignPosted by Marissa Bronfman | Beauty, Bollywood, Fashion, Film, Instadiaries, Social Initiative, Social Media, Women in Business
Bollywood stars Nargis Fakhri and Aditi Rao Hydari, fashion designers Manish Malhotra and Nishka Lulla, Indian influencers Adhuna Akhtar and Sabine Heller have all come together to support Elle India‘s breast cancer awareness campaign by sharing a #pinkselfie on Instagram. Breast cancer affects both women and men, awareness and a cure requires the support of everyone.
From long walks on Benaulim Beach to lounging in the sun poolside and indulging in delicious fresh food, our Founder and President Marissa Bronfman’s Indian Independence Day long weekend in Goa was the perfect way to relax and recharge before Moxie Media manages Lakme Fashion Week on social media for our client Palladium Hotel, August 19th – 24th.
In what appears to be a fashionable first for any Indian magazine, Vogue India filters out print with its ingenious, first-ever Instagram-only story. Conceptualized by Digital Editor Sita Wadhwani and Print Art Director Jolie Wernette-Horn, this New York street-style adventure comes to life through Instagram’s lens.
SEE MORE IMAGES FROM VOGUE INDIA’S INSTAGRAM HERE.
From attending Tina Brown’s Women in the World 2014 Summit with inspiring women like Hillary Clinton and Diane von Furstenberg to meeting Girl Rising‘s Peruvian poet Senna and forging powerful partnerships to take Moxie Mentorship global, our Founder and President Marissa Bronfman’s recent week spent in New York marks the beginning of a very exciting new chapter for Moxie Media.
SEE MARISSA BRONFMAN’S IMAGES FROM PARIS, NYC, TORONTO AND MORE HERE.
British design darling Mary Katrantzou‘s signature quirky patterns and ingenious motifs have earned her the moniker ‘Princess of Prints’, a fitting nickname for the woman responsible for the popularity of perfume bottles, vintage postage stamps and captivating landscapes appearing on everything from peplums to pencil skirts.
Katrantzou talks to Vogue Australia about documenting her travels, seeking inspiration for her collections and making social media matter.
It often takes a discerning eye, like that of Christiane Lemieux, Executive Creative Director of Wayfair and Founder of the beloved décor brand Dwell Studio, to depict India in all her glory. From Hawa Mahal in Jaipur to Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi, the beauty of Lemieux’s pictures lie in the intricate details of majestic Indian architecture.