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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.
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
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 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
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
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
Salwar TypesSome 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
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.
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
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
Storing your SariWhether 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,
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