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All About Jodhpuri Breeches

All About Jodhpuri Breeches

Jodhpuri Breeches/ Jodhpurs Origin :   Jodhpurs were adapted from traditional clothing of the Indian subcontinent as long trousers, reaching to the ankle, snug from the calf to the ankle, with reinforced fabric protecting the inner calf and knee from rubbing. The thighs and hips were flared, a traditional Southeast Asian style that allowed free movement of the hip and thigh while riding. The Jodphurs were adapted from an ancient style of Indian trouser called the Churidar, which is tight around the calf and loose at the hips. It is still worn at traditional Rajputana weddings. This is a special traditional style of clothing in Northern India, especially popular among Rajputs. Sir Pratap Singh, younger son of the Maharaja of Jodhpur, popularised in England...

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Bejeweled Buttons

Bejeweled Buttons

What is a button? It would be too simple to answer: a small instrument, an accessory that men and women use to fasten two parts of a garment in knitwear or leather together.  In actual fact, from the time of its invention, the button has always been much more than this. It is a cultural expression, a subliminal message that can convey power, wealth and nobility in a man or woman or more recently, a bold means of communication and company image, an element that makes a specific pair of jeans or a suit stand out, or the symbol of a designer and emphasized in collections. The button is an accessory but it is also the accessory: it is the...

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All About Jodhpuri Suits

All About Jodhpuri Suits

Story Behind the ever first Jodhpuri Suit The development of first ever Jodhpuri suit was “accidental !”. OK! Got shocked from the very first line the article, well me too was shocked after I researched on the topic. The design of first ever Jodhpuri suit was actually due to wardrobe malfunction of Maharaja Pratap Singh of Jodhpur, whose luggage went missing when he was on a tour of England to attend celebrations of Queen Victoria in 1987. Infact these suits were first popularized by Maharaja Pratap Singh who was an avid polo player on the very same tour. Maharaja Pratap Singh went to London to attend the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Queen Victoria. The vessel which had Maharaja’s attire disappeared on...

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