Fashion & Beauty

Fashion & Beauty

The Development of Pugree in Different Historical Eras in India – II

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Spread the love            In the second part, Shameena tells us the development of the turban or Pugree, in the Sunga period, Gupta period, Islamic era and the Sikh intervention in India. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Last week we read about the origin of pugree. This week we read about its […]


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The Origin of the Pugree – I

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Spread the love            Shameena tells us the origin of the turban or Pugree, in the first part of the regular column, exclusively for Different Truths. Turban, a headdress or Pugree, as a concept of costume, had come down from hoary past. In the pre-historic era, men felt the need to protect himself against the natural odds […]


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Many Ways of Draping a Sari – II

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Spread the love            There are more than 80 recorded ways to wear a sari. Here’s the second and final part of the erudite article that discusses the major styles, says, fashionista Shameena, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. A drape that is primarily worn by the Golla (shepherd) and the Gudati Kapulu (agriculturist) communities of Narasannapalle, a village […]


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India has over Eighty Ways of Draping a Sari

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Spread the love            There are more than 80 recorded ways to wear a sari. The most common style is for the sari to be wrapped around the waist, with the loose end of the drape to be worn over the shoulder, baring the midriff. Here’s the first part of the erudite article. However, the sari […]


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The Captivating Story of Mysore Silk, Irkal, Paithani and Banarasi Saris – II

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Spread the love            Shameena tells us about other popular verities of saris, Mysore Silk, Irkal of Karnataka, Paithani and Banarasi saris, this week, in the second and final part of the two-part article on saris. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Let’s talk about Mysore Silk and Irkal of Karnataka, first. […]


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The Enchanting Story of the Indian Sari – I

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Spread the love9          9Shares In today’s India, there are 6.5 million people involved in the production of handloom saris. Although the structure of saris is mostly the same, Indian woman have much room for personal and creative expression in their dress. The sari exists in countless varieties of draping styles, patterns, colours, and weaves. Shameena tells […]


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Three Ways to Protect Yourself from Cold Weather

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Spread the love            Ritambhara tells us three ways to protect ourselves from the cold, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. During the winter season, the first and foremost line of defence is to dress in layers, wear a cap and wrap a scarf. Nearly half of the body heat is lost from the […]


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Face Exercises: The Secret to Remain Young for Many Years

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Spread the love            Shameena tells us the secret to stay and look young for many more years, in the regular column, exclusively for Different Truths. Your face is the first thing that people look at. A smiling face lightens the mood, attracts people, and puts them at ease. Lack of any kind of facial exercise and accumulation of […]


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Pranayama and Meditation for Healthy and Glowing Skin

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Spread the love            Our fashionista and beauty expert, Shameena, tells us how Prayanama and meditation can help keep the skin young and glowing, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths.  Each and every person, irrespective of the gender dreams of achieving healthy and glowing skin that shines from within. But in today’s world where […]


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Yoga for Healthy Skin

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Spread the love            Fashionista Shameena tells us how yoga helps us look young and what if does to keep the skin healthy. Learn more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Admiring those glowing faces in beauty cream advertisements, we often wonder if we too could have a skin so young and beautiful. Well, […]


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