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  • 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.
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  • 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
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  • red anarkali with gold work

    A Royal Dress from a Royal Era: The Anarkali

    Anarkali suits vary in different lengths and embroideries and are kind of a salwar suit. Check out our selection of Anarkalis in our salwar section to
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  • 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
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  • 20 Ways to Upcycle Your Sarees

    If you think your used sarees, salwars, and lehengas that have holes, rips, and tears are useless think again. In the coming months, Amma’s Closet will
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  • How to Wear a Sari (or Saree)

    Many women are baffled on how to wear the sari (or sometimes spelled saree). The sari  is a rectangular piece of cloth about 5 to
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  • peach sequin salwar

    Salwar Types

    Some of you might be wondering what is the difference between the salwar kameez, the kurta, the kurti, shalwar kaameez, shalwar quameez and the answer is
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  • The History of South Asian Clothing

    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.
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  • 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.   The blouse can be worn
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  • 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
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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,
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  • Wearing Sarees and Salwars outside of South Asia

    As someone who travels for work, I am frequently surprised when I visit other countries and see women dawning sarees, or wearing shalwar kameezes to
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