Category Archives: Uniforms

For my mother

I don’t post much personal stuff but today is my mother’s death anniversary and once in awhile I like to remember her in a public way:) The post does however tie in with the themes of my blog, retro style … Continue reading

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The Salwar as Uniform

The salwar-kameez as uniform-PIA’s uniform for airhostesses in the 1960s. The changing uniforms with each decade are provided at the link.

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The Ayah

A number of fashion blogs feature couture, pretty stuff, beautiful fabrics, embellishments, trends and women admired for their beauty. Which is fine for the most part, it is what elevates clothing above the mundane. Once in awhile though it is … Continue reading

Posted in 19th century, 20th century, British Raj, Colonial, Early 20th Century, History, India, Indian Women, Late 19th century, Sari, Sari Blouse, Uniforms, Vintage Dress, Women, Working Women | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Women in Uniform Post

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Posted in 1940s, 1950s, History, Indian Women, Military, Police, Uniforms, Vintage, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment