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Articles tagged as Clothing

  • Women in Many Countries Face Harassment for Clothing Deemed Too Religious – Or Too Secular

    Religious restrictions around the world often target women, who in many countries face censure because their clothing is considered too religious – or not religious enough.

  • “Mata and Me” Clothing Brings Families Together in the Most Adorable Way

    From the beginning, Ananda-Lila was enchanted by Indian and Vaishnava clothing, and wanted some for her daughters Jamuna, 10, and Tulasi Priya, 2. But she had never been to India, and it was hard to find something comfortable, attractive and natural. So she began designing her own clothes for her children, to match with hers. Others wanted in too, and a unique new company was born. She called it “Mata and Me”.

  • The Devotee Wears Prada

    Fall is the perfect time to look at one of those areas – fashion – where ISKCON is seeing a second-generation-led explosion lately. That explosion is being embraced by the ISKCON devotee congregation, as well as reaching the yoga community and beyond, into the mainstream. Should Hare Krishnas care about fashion? The success of many Kuli-led fashion companies suggests that they already do. And designers say that’s a good thing, boosting self-esteem, inspiring enthusiasm to attend temple festivals, and allowing us to visually communicate who we are.

  • Karen Walker Looks to Hare Krishnas for Unexpected Style Inspiration at Unfussy New York Fashion Week Show

    Would Hare Krishnas wear Karen Walker? Probably not. The designer’s show focused on just that: Krisha-style clothes.

  • Sarkozy U-turn on French Burka Ban Over Fears of 'Terrorist Reprisals'
    Members of the French Parliament recommend less comprehensive legislation.
  • Ahimsa Silk Yet to Catch on in Indian Market
    CHENNAI: ‘Ahimsa silk’, the fabric made without killing silkworms, is increasingly gaining popularity in foreign countries though it is yet to catch up in its land of origin. Unlike the usual silk cloth, for which at least 1,500 silk worms are killed to produce one metre of cloth, ‘Ahimsa silk’ is made out of the cocoon left behind by the moth after completing its life-cycle.