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  • Tussore Sarees by Biswarup Ganguly

    Storing your Sari

    Whether you spend $30 or $3,000 on your sari, you want to take care of it properly for years to come to pass it down,
  • Women washing vegetables and utensils using sari filters

    Turn your sari into a water filter

    Photo courtesy of Anwar Huq, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, United States Today’s blog is about how the sari can help reduce cholera.
  • The Story of the Sari

    The sari, what it was, is, and how it is worn, has changed over time. From the early days to the British empire, how Indian women dressed shifted based on the decorum policy of the time.
  • salwar with pant example

    Wearing the Salwar Kameez in the Office

    What are some different ways you can wear a salwar in the office? The salwar is a versatile piece that can be worn in the office since it has good coverage and is clean, professional, and sleek.
  • front for top for purple and turquoise lehenga

    Stylish blouse ideas to change your saree’s look

    Though it is worn underneath the saree, the blouse piece is an integral part of enhancing your saree’s outfit. There are numerous styles on how
  • Can Non South Asians wear South Asian Clothing? We say “yes”

    Outside of celebrities and perhaps South Asian weddings, many non-South Asians have anecdotally expressed that while they love saris, salwars, and lehengas they feel foolish
  • Image courtesy of: By Raja Ravi Varma - Not stated by uploader, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=347234

    Different ways to wear a saree

    The saree is an incredibly versatile garment. It’s a one size fits all that can enhance and shape all women’s figures, not matter their height
  • Lehenga Choli Styles. Photo by: M. V. Dhurandhar [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

    Ways to Wear a Shawl that Will Change Your Lehenga

    Did you know you can wear the dupatta (shawl) for the lehenga in many different ways? Wearing that dupatta differently can completely change the look of
  • How to Wear a Sari

    Here is a video from YouTube on how to wear a sari
  • Convert your sari into a beach dress!

    Did you know you can restyle your sari into a beach dress? Thanks to Pallavi Acharya for posting a great youtube video on how to
  • Indian Wedding courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

    What to wear to an Indian Wedding

    For some of us who have never been to an Indian or South Asian wedding, you might be asking yourselves, what do I wear? If
  • Tunic with a jacket on top

    Ways to Wear a Tunic

    As the nights get longer, the days get shorter, and the temperatures cool, we bust out our long-sleeved tops. The tunic is a great piece