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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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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