Category Archives: Contemporary Style

On Indian Clothing

The people of Pataliputra* dressed well in flowered muslins embroidered with jewels, and an umbrella was carried by an attendant behind the head of a noble when he went into the road. Kleitarchus, however, found that in other, poorer parts … Continue reading

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The Kebaya Post

Now and then I like to look at fashions east of India. Especially the kain-kebaya which you can still spot in everyday use. I spotted an Indonesian book of fashion illustrations (Cantik Elegan dengan Kebaya XL aka¬† Beautiful and Elegant … Continue reading

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