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More on Apparel Posted by on Apr 20, 2017

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In the last post, we learned about different kinds of clothes or outfits worn by men in India. Note that it was only a brief list at best. If you had the time to travel the length and breadth of India, and visit small and large towns in the different states, you would find that there…

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Apparel Posted by on Apr 7, 2017

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Kurta-pyjama , salwar kameez , churidar-kurta , saari-blouse (choli), lungi-dhoti , … these are all the same right? Not quite. Western vocabulary has limited terms for the nuanced apparel sported by the broad spectrum of Indian men and women. Most of the above-mentioned outfits would be described in English as tunic, blouse, tights, etc. However…

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