Little India, already struggling before the pandemic, is at a crossroads

Mala Malani, owner of Sona Chaandi, adjusts a sari on a mannequin at her department store in the Little India shopping district in Artesia. (Jason Armond/Los Angeles Times)

Seema Choudhary needed eight traditional Indian outfits for her daughter’s dance troupe.

A few years ago, she might have driven the roughly 25 miles to Little India from her home in Irvine.

This time, she ordered from a supplier more than 8,500 miles away in Gujarat, which offered lower prices and shipped the skirts, scarves and embroidered tops to her door.

Like many Indian Americans in Southern California, Choudhary has cut back on visiting Little India in Artesia, in favor of online shopping and Indian grocery stores closer to home.

She still goes once a month for items like sandalwood incense and mango wood candle holders that she can’t get in Orange County.

But she and many in her 1,500-member OC Indian

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Watson—whose full name is Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson—was born on April 15, 1990, in Paris, France. Her parents, Chris Watson and Jacqueline Luesby, were both lawyers. When she was five years old, Watson moved to England after her parents’ divorce. She would stay in Oxfordshire with her mother during the week and spend weekends with her father in London. In 2000, Watson was cast as Hermione Granger, a witch and one of Harry Potter’s best friends, in the movie adaptation of J.K. Rowling‘s 1997 best seller, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, which followed Harry and his friends, Hermione and Ron Weasley, as they attended the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, while defending

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Balmain – Runway – Spring/Summer 2022 Paris Fashion Week

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2021 brought us lots of stylish moments. From the Bottega Veneta shoes that took over the summer months, to the luxury brand collaborations (The North Face X Gucci, Balenciaga X Gucci, hell – even Skims X Fendi), we’ve seen tons of great looks that inspired our wardrobes.

Although we’re entering 2022 with a lingering COVID variant that has the power to put us under another lockdown, as history has shown, a few viruses won’t stop the fashion show. Over the next couple of months, the masses will show up and show out, whether they’re in the comforts of their backyards, doing it for the gram, or making extremely cautious in person appearances.

This year, we’re taking a slight visit to the early 2000’s where bra tops and extremely low-rise pants were a

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