Rethinking the dhoti

Centuries before Helmut Lang,Marc Jacobs & Junya Watanabe realized how cool the dhotis were, Indians were already wearing them….
My first post for GQ India. Read the entire post here.
Below are some photos that were not used in the GQ post.
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Karan Berry,28. Shoe designer
Jacket – Primark, London
Chappals – Self designed(same also available at METRO)
Dhoti- from Kolkata store in Goregaon
Hat – Zara
Stick – Grandfather’s
Animated badges – Paperchase, London
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9 Responses to “Rethinking the dhoti”

  1. ateev Says:

    i really like the last picture 🙂

  2. stela alves dohle Says:

    Very nice blog!!!

  3. Ashita Says:

    Very nice!

  4. Eternal*Voyageur @ Venusian*Glow Says:

    I adore how you mix photos of normal people on the street with high fashion. And this is the first time I’ḿ seeing a dhoti in a dark colour. I love it.

  5. Aditi Says:

    I have just stumbled upon your blog, and must say I really like it! The dhoti is an incredible garment, and very practical for the climate.
    Wish someone would also reinvent the sari!

  6. Alice Says:

    I agree with you. The dhoti has been adapted to women’s clothing and not many men experiment with it. I like how you chose to style the dhoti. It was very fashion forward. Keep innovating. 🙂

  7. Pooja Says:

    Inspiring and absolutley fantastic!

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