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  • Lehenga Choli Styles. Photo by: M. V. Dhurandhar [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

    Ways to Wear a Shawl that Will Change Your Lehenga

    Did you know you can wear the dupatta (shawl) for the lehenga in many different ways?   Wearing that dupatta differently can completely change the
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  • The History of South Asian Clothing

    The 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.
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  • Tunic with a jacket on top

    Ways to Wear a Tunic

    Tunics 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
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  • salwar with pant example

    Wearing the Salwar Kameez in the Office

    What 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.
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  • red anarkali with gold work

    A Royal Dress from a Royal Era: The Anarkali

    Anarkali 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
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  • 20 Ways to Upcycle Your Sarees

    If 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
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  • Wearing ‘Ethnic’ Clothes from Other Parts of the World

    As a professional who has the privilege and opportunity to travel across the world, I have the amazing opportunity to see the national dresses of
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  • Women washing vegetables and utensils using sari filters

    Turn your sari into a water filter

    Photo 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.
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  • Indian Wedding courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

    What to wear to an Indian Wedding

    For some of us who have never been to an Indian or South Asian wedding, you might be asking yourselves, what do I wear? If
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  • Finding a Dry Cleaner for your Sari

    Admittedly, finding a dry cleaner for your sari can be a challenge. Sometimes you have to go through trial and error and either call or
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  • front for top for purple and turquoise lehenga

    Stylish blouse ideas to change your saree’s look

    Though it is worn underneath the saree, the blouse piece is an integral part of enhancing your saree’s outfit.   The blouse can be worn
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  • 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
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