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The History of Indian Clothing - Western India

The sheer rapidity and celerity with which the Indian fashion industry has evolved, is primarily because of two major factors. They are – ‘westernisation of everyday clothing’ and ‘pioneering of women’. Though these changes may seem prosaic and inevi

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The History of Indian Clothing - South India

Ever reminisce the days you donned cream-white dhotis and crimson shirts during Pongal celebrations at school? Ever look back on when you wore your mother’s crepe saree because wearing it made you feel like ‘Miss India’? It is a notable fact that cul

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The History of Indian Clothing - North India

Every nook and corner of India is home to rich cultures and distinctive traditions. From people who speak many unique dialects, to the sheer variety in the artforms and cuisines, the pillars of this country have truly witnessed history. The resolute

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The History of Indian Clothing - Eastern India

What would it be like if Femina conducted a Fashion Show in North-Eastern India? Let us explore the multitude of the sheer diversity and culture through this hypothetical pageantry and learn about the various eclectic styles of our country! Let th

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The Strange Origins of Everyday Things

Let us delve into the origin stories of seemingly ordinary things. Taking the case of the sandwich, for example, it doesn’t have much to do with sand per se; in fact, it comes from the Earl of Sandwich. Some believe that the Earl consumed all his foo

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The History of Indian Clothing - Western India

The sheer rapidity and celerity with which the Indian fashion industry has evolved, is primarily because of two major factors. They are – ‘westernisation of everyday clothing’ and ‘pioneering of women’. Though these changes may seem prosaic and inevi

Image is here

The History of Indian Clothing - South India

Ever reminisce the days you donned cream-white dhotis and crimson shirts during Pongal celebrations at school? Ever look back on when you wore your mother’s crepe saree because wearing it made you feel like ‘Miss India’? It is a notable fact that cul

Image is here

The History of Indian Clothing - North India

Every nook and corner of India is home to rich cultures and distinctive traditions. From people who speak many unique dialects, to the sheer variety in the artforms and cuisines, the pillars of this country have truly witnessed history. The resolute

Image is here

The History of Indian Clothing - Eastern India

What would it be like if Femina conducted a Fashion Show in North-Eastern India? Let us explore the multitude of the sheer diversity and culture through this hypothetical pageantry and learn about the various eclectic styles of our country! Let th

Image is here

The Strange Origins of Everyday Things

Let us delve into the origin stories of seemingly ordinary things. Taking the case of the sandwich, for example, it doesn’t have much to do with sand per se; in fact, it comes from the Earl of Sandwich. Some believe that the Earl consumed all his foo