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Tag Archives: shalwar kameeze
Kenthinksaloud has seen amazing growth since February (nearly tripling in followers) this year and many, many bloggers, in particular, have joined in just the last couple of months. If you are like me, you tend to join a blog and … Continue reading
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Please don’t think my previous posts on Bangladeshi women’s fashion were meant in any way to be derogatory or critical. Far from it. There is no doubting there are grave dangers for women working with fires that can easily catch … Continue reading
So, last week I talked a little about the kind of fashion women wear in Bangladesh and why. The young, unmarried wear shalwar kameezes and the married, older women wear saris. Working women – particularly in the garment and … Continue reading