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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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