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Wearing Sarees and Salwars outside of South AsiaAs someone who travels for work, I am frequently surprised when I visit other countries and see women dawning sarees, or wearing shalwar kameezes to
Finding a Dry Cleaner for your SariAdmittedly, finding a dry cleaner for your sari can be a challenge. Sometimes you have to go through trial and error and either call or
Stylish blouse ideas to change your saree’s lookThough it is worn underneath the saree, the blouse piece is an integral part of enhancing your saree’s outfit. The blouse can be worn
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
Different ways to wear a sareeThe 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
Turn your sari into a water filterPhoto 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.
Ways to Wear a Shawl that Will Change Your LehengaDid you know you can wear the dupatta (shawl) for the lehenga in many different ways? Wearing that dupatta differently can completely change the
What to wear to an Indian WeddingFor some of us who have never been to an Indian or South Asian wedding, you might be asking yourselves, what do I wear? If
Wearing ‘Ethnic’ Clothes from Other Parts of the WorldAs a professional who has the privilege and opportunity to travel across the world, I have the amazing opportunity to see the national dresses of
The History of South Asian ClothingThe 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.
A Royal Dress from a Royal Era: The AnarkaliAnarkali 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
Ways to Wear a TunicTunics 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