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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
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
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,
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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 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
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