Tag Archives: shalwar kameeze

The Top and bottom of it – in case you missed these…

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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Minipost 17 – The ways people get here baffle me…

If you are a non-blogger who just happens to have come across this blog please put your email address in the box to the side and click “Sign me up”. More than half my followers are fellow bloggers which is … Continue reading

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Minipost 11b – Bangladeshi Fashion – part III

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

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Minipost 11a – Bangladeshi Fashion – part II

  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

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Minipost 11 – Bangladeshi Fashion

I am no expert about women’s preferences in clothes. I don’t really get the whole ‘men’s clothes’ thing. But I know that whilst men in Bangladeshi pretty much dress the same as men in the West, women here wear very … Continue reading

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