The Corset Sari



The corset is †a mutilation, undergone for the purpose of lowering the subject’s vitality and rendering her permanently and obviously unfit for work.

British India at times seems like a marriage of opposites, the often uncomfortable melding of extreme corsetry with pure fluidity.  To me this seemed like a modern take on those very contradictions.

About Anu M

A potted history of Indian clothing and fashion.
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