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Street Style India | V&A Musuem

July 15, 2019

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“Beyond the catwalk, the stylishness of ordinary people in everyday clothes is captured by the discerning eye of the photographer Manou. Taking images across India, his work shows the continued use of hand-made textiles in a regionally and socially diverse society. A selection of photographs taken from Manou’s streetstyle blog, Wearabout, closes the exhibition with a final reflection on the pervasive, and persistent, nature of hand-made Indian textiles.” – V&A Museum /Β Read more.

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Some of my photos were part of the Fabric of India exhibition co-curated by Divia Patel & Rosemary Crill at the V&A London.

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Loise Braganza fabric of India wearabout blog

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“Most striking of all are the images from the street-style photographer, Manou, showing Indian clothes today – one of many gestures that bring the show to life and turn the fabric of India into fashionable clothing.” – Suzy Menkes reviews Fabric of India


Photos from Bombay, Pushkar, West Bengal, Ladakh, Nagaland, Shillong, Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh.