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On Clothes

Now and then i think of the underlying philosophy of clothes and how markedly this differs from country to country but haven’t sat down to pen a deeper piece.¬† So I have kind of relied on extracts as preliminary thoughts. … Continue reading

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The Islamic Attire Post

  And those pieces of asymetrically aligned hair jewellery.

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  A saree break. The previous modifier of dress – especially in North India – was of course Islamic rule. ¬†There is a great deal of variation within this from fitted tunics to serious trouser flares. These styles live on … Continue reading

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Sari Styles

The Parsi Style (First Pic) The Brahmika Sari (2nd pic, Suniti Devi of Cooch Behar with an additional stole/veil over the sari pinned with a brooch) and 3rd picture Rokeya Begum in a simpler version) The Nivi/Madrasi style (Last Pic)

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