Stylish ethnic clothing/accessories

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by benchan, Dec 3, 2004.

  1. benchan

    benchan Senior member

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    Seeing that some brand seek elements of ethnic clothing in their design, any one can suggest some genuine pieces and tell us how they integrate them into their wardrobe? ( as I believe wearing them from head to toe would look a tad weird, sorry if I offended any by this statement)
     
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    Although it holds no religious meaning to me, I wear a karra. It belonged to my girlfriends' grandmother and she wanted me to have it.

    A Karra is an iron bangle, worn by both male and female baptized Sikhs. It is one of the five kakars – external articles of faith – that identify a Sikh as dedicated to their religious order. The Kara was instituted by the tenth Sikh guru Gobind Singh at the Baisakhi Amrit Sanskar in 1699.

    Again, even though it holds no religious meaning to me, it does remind me that we are all connected and to generally be a good person.
     
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    I had a pair of cuff links made with 'Meena' work done on them. Meena work is local to Rajasthan and jaipur specifically.

    I often get positive comments while wearing them and it makes for a very nice way to discuss one's background.
     
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    oldog/oldtrix Senior member

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    Being Jewish, I often wear various items, especially shoes, made in England. This is in keeping with the custom of my forebears in retail, "Dress British, think Yiddish."
     
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    Depends what you mean by ethnic. It could be argued that blue blazers/khakis/polo shirts/loafers might suggest a certain "head-to-toe" tribal affiliation...[​IMG]
     

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