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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Tunic with a jacket on top

    Ways to Wear a Tunic

    Tunics are versatile tops and great for wearing during the fall, winter, and spring weathers, or if you enjoy wearing long sleeved tops year-round. Below
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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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  • 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.
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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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  • 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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  • Wearing ‘Ethnic’ Clothes from Other Parts of the World

    As a professional who has the privilege and opportunity to travel across the world, I have the amazing opportunity to see the national dresses of
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  • Convert your sari into a beach dress!

    Did you know you can restyle your sari/saree into a beach dress or a maxi dress?  The best part–no sewing or stitching needed, though I
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