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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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Facts for kids about Indian culture include that the sari is the most popular traditional garment for women. Always made from 9 yards of precisely draped fabric, the sari is appropriate for all types of occasions, formal... More »

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Traditionally, Hindu men wear a dhoti kurta and women wear a sari. The clothing of Hindu people varies depending on the time of year and the area in which they live. More »

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The Greek national costume is called a Foustanella, which consists of a shirt, skirt and vest, along with a sash or belt worn around the waist. It is worn by men only and is unique in that, traditionally, both warriors a... More »

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The Danish national costume emerged around 1750, and served as the primary dress code for Danish citizens through 1900, with variations in clothing styles, colors and fabrics among regions. Danish national costumes outfi... More »

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