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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
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.
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
Wearing the Salwar Kameez in the OfficeWhat 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.
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
20 Ways to Upcycle Your SareesIf 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
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
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.
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
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
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