Vintage Indian Clothing

A brief and non-linear pictorial history of Indian fashion. And the women who are much more than their (often) fabulous clothes.

My "avatar" is usually a photograph of the actress Kanan Devi.

The bullaku/bulak or nolok - i.e. a ring that requires nasal septum piercing. Common in some parts of India up until the 19th century, it is now used in dance forms like Bharatanatyam albeit in a clip on screw on form. 

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