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In the 70s

The relaxed fashion of the 70s. Lungis, Maxis, Prints and more. Worn with a short kurta. Accesorised with a choker, bindi and watch. In the 70s : Kaftans, Halters, Maxis and Pant suits. Via  : X, X and X. Rehana … Continue reading

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Sadequain

In an interview, he recognized the centrality of these forms to his work: “In the anatomy of these gigantic plants I found the essence of calligraphy. Everything that I have painted since then — a city like Rawalpindi, buildings, a … 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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Sharara/Gharara

The sharara and the gharara are lower garments that are like flared pants. While a variety of such garments were in use in India in the 18th and 19th century, some of the examples shown here were fairly common wear … Continue reading

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Links

Contemporary Pakistani Art. A young woman in European male costume (I quite like this). Pretty Punjabi Women.  

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