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Utsavpedia is an online encyclopedia on Indian ethnic fashion.This space aspires to offer details on all aspects of ethnic wear from all parts of India, both historic and contemporary. With Utsavpedia, you get to indulge in an interesting journey that unravels the timeless magic of Indian ethnic wear.

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What is Utsavpedia?

Utsavpedia is an online encyclopedia on Indian ethnic fashion.This space aspires to offer details on all aspects of ethnic wear from all parts of India, both historic and contemporary. With Utsavpedia, you get to indulge in an interesting journey that unravels the timeless magic of Indian ethnic wear.

Attires

Lawn Suits

Lawn suits are traditional salwar kameez made in a fabric known as ‘lawn’. Originally made from linen, Lawn is…

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Kashta Drape

The Kashta or Kasta as it is sometimes called is a type of drape of a saree that is most…

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Cultural Connections

Yakshajana

Yakshajana is a theatre from that is most common along the coast as well as in the Malenadur region of…

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Masjid Clothing

Worshipping at a Masjid or a mosque, which is a place of worship for Muslims, warrants special attire from the…

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Kalbelia

The Kalbelia or Kalbeliya or Karberia, as it is sometimes spelled is a dance form that is associated with a…

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Ethnic Innovations

Jodhpuri Pants

Jodhpuri Pants, an ethnic innovation of the traditional Indian riding breeches and churidar pants combined, are one of the most…

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Ear Cuffs

Ear cuffs are large earrings that extend beyond the ear lobe to the upper part of the ear, usually fitting…

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Double Saree Drape

The double saree drape is a unique and innovative saree draping style developed by Indian fashion designer Shaina N.C. This…

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Textiles

Linen Fabric

Linen is a fabric used widely in the fashion industry and is made of fibers that are procured from the…

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Katan Silk

Silk is considered to be one of the most luxurious fabrics and is also extremely versatile as it can be…

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Cambric Fabric

Cambric is a type of textile that is made of cotton. The name of the fabric is derived from the…

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Motifs & Embroideries

Jamini Roy Paintings

Jamini Roy is a renowned artist in India, known primarily for playing an influential role in bringing modern art to…

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Jaali Work

Jaali work is a technique that is somewhat similar to threadwork and involves making holes in the fabric. However, the…

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Gamthi Print

Gamthi print is a style of block print that dates back to the medieval ages in India. The word ‘Gaam’…

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Weddings & Festivals

Gudi Padwa

Gudi Padwa is an Indian festival that marks the beginning of the New Year for the people of Maharashtra. Gudi…

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Chand Raat

Chaand Raat or ‘The night of the moon’ is a festival which marks the end of Ramadan or Ramzan. It…

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Dala Chhath

Dala Chhath or Chhath (also spelled as ‘Chath’ or ‘Chat’) as it is commonly known is one of the…

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Ethnic Hubs

Desert Festival

The Desert Festival is indigenous to the state of Rajasthan in India and is organized in the Thar Desert around…

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Karol Bagh, Delhi

Karol Bagh is one of the biggest shopping hubs in Delhi that houses high-end showrooms with labeled brands as well…

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Bollywood & Beyond

Fashion Cults

Ritu Kumar

Recipient of the Padma Shri Award in 2013, Ritu Kumar as a brand appeals to many patrons who are avidly…

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Nawab Wallajah from Madras

Presidency of Madras

The Madras Presidency was officially known as the Presidency of Fort St. George by the British and was an administrative…

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