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There are multiple ways to wrap a sari, the traditional costume worn by Indian women. The most common way is to wrap the fabric around the body in a counter-clockwise direction by making simple pleats. In most cases, one... More »

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There are several ways to wrap a sari correctly, but a common method is to wrap it counter-clockwise around your body after tucking it into a matching petticoat, pin the tip of the sari to a matching blouse, and hold the... More »

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Traditional Hindu clothing includes the dhoti and sari. The dhoti, consisting of a loose skirt or shorts that drape like a wrap, is worn by men with or without a long shirt. The sari is a 5- to 7-yard-long swath of fabri... More »

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