Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Geeeee... Notice how I am such a regular on the blogosphere lately?
Amateur blogger doing my bit. Sleep deprived at the moment.. almost 3 in the AM and staring at this screen in my state is nausea inducing but I do not want to end up with a draft. Getting straight to the point. 


Took these shots today. Been wanting to do this post as long as I can remember.


NO its not a skirt, more like a wrap-around. Where I come from, we wear this. Tribal? Errrmm yeah. It can be a bit tricky when you put it on because one has to make sure you level the hem lines after each wrap around the waist. Traditional staple garment called 'puan' which is all hand woven BTW with intricate detailed designs and patterns. Colour makes for huge play including the traditional designs that has been acquired over the years hence giving it an identity that has become a part of this sleepy little town's heritage. Will definitely do more variations on this as well as more info on the apparel.


 













18 comments:

Lauxafarian Fashion said...

And I adore Puan along with every othr thing in your pic... love the background... nice gray color... I am graY crazy...

<3

Lizz said...

Wow that's really cool! Great take on something traditional.

The Goddess of Boho said...

The skirt is absolutely gorgeous!
I'm so glad traditional pieces like this one are getting their due recognition on the blogosphere :)

xx

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L1L2 said...

naaaice:)

L said...

stunning all around. yes please do tell us more (and how-to? even though i just googled it). just lovely.

Tanvi said...

really cute....tradition beats all styles :)

chichichic said...

that long skirt is so beautiful!

xo

justyna

Vintage Obsession said...

This is adorable :) is that a shawl wrapped around as a skirt ? the pictures are so fab as well:) loved it :)

Moia said...

It's great how you took something so traditionally formal (mostly) and made it seem so casual. Perhaps we need to venture into more variations of the 'puan' and see what else we can pair it with.

LOVESTRUCKCOW said...

brilliant!

Vogue Vibes said...

You really have a great style n it really reflects in each pic of yours...totally totally lovin it!!!...

Tanya said...

I love what you're wearing! It's very ethnic and suits you very well.

Zoe said...

Love what your wearing!!
and I think your blog is one of my fave's now :)

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x

Spela said...

back to the roots! loveit



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shaolinmonkee said...

This is the prettiest I've ever seen a puan being worn..

Art meets Fashion said...

ohh wow jus luvd d way u gve a new luk 2 a traditional outfit..
a contemporary luk indeed!!
luv ur style:)

bollywoodstylediaries said...

OMG, its beautiful!!is the fabric cotton or silk? Do u tie it at the back? where can i get one!!!..and i love ur shoes..

new to ur blog and love ur styling:-)btw, Grey is my favorite color and I ridiculed a lot since everyone thinks its dull:-( so happy to found someone who is into Grey as much as I am.

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simple said...

your dress is just like dreaming a bright star in heaven.........................