STR New / Reuters
The sari was allegedly being used unfairly across the world.
But conditions were applicable, as usual.
Laila Tyabji, the founder of Dastkar, is almost as well-known for her personal collection of saris as she is for helping revive India's craft traditions. In an email to HuffPost India, she declared he...
MagicColors via Getty Images
Cartwheeling heads over heels in love.
Those who wear a sari on a regular basis can hardly comprehend the dilemma of an occasional sari enthusiast. The cosmic dice never falls in your favour when you are late for a wedding. All too often, you are rendered helpless when it comes to the length of the pallav, the symmetry of the pleats or the fall of the border. Total haplessness.
UniversalImagesGroup via Getty Images
One of almost every Indian woman’s most precious inheritances is a sari that once belonged to her mother. Arts and humanities website Soup has beautifully showcased the memories and meanings laden in...
At the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency in Varanasi, guards are armed with saris. Yes, that's right. Any woman visiting the temple, "improperly attired" in calf-l...
We're not going to lie to you. The sari can prove to be a tricky thing to tie even for the deftest Indian woman at times. So, what would possibly go wrong if Americans tried to wear it without any hel...
STR via Getty Images
Earlier, this article erroneously mentioned that the Kerala tribal style of sari was worn by the Nair community all over Kerala. This has now been corrected to the tribal community from North east Ker...
Known as Bollywood's queen of ethnic wear, actress Vidya Balan is rarely seen in anything other than saris at public functions. An aficionado of kanjeevarams and banarasi silks, Balan says she feels...
PUNIT PARANJPE via Getty Images
This article is from Open Magazine. By Rajni George The softly shimmering legacy of many hands lingers in its weave, the gorgeous rustle of cotton and silk hails its arrival: the handloom sari, timel...
In my glamorous village Gurgaon, spotting a woman in a sari is akin to spotting a tiger in the forest reserves of Sariska! Strangely, when she gets together with her friends, all she does is crib about saris collecting dust in her closet.