Article about another celebrity wearing a skirt - from India

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Postby crfriend » Thu Dec 03, 2015 10:17 am

That first shot with the Nehru jacket and long skirt is amazing. (I my be in the market for a jacket soon...)
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Postby Couya » Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:42 pm

"Over the top" wrote the journalist ! What sort of closeted life has that person been leading?

I like the business suit, but why the trousers under the skirt?

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Re: Article about another celebrity wearing a skirt - from I

Postby Raakone » Fri Dec 04, 2015 10:41 pm

Possibly a sign as to how...Agnlicized parts of India have become? Certain traditional garments in India are skirtlike, but in some places, you only wear one if you're a priest, or a hillbilly. I read about someone riding a train from New Delhi down to Tamil Nadu, and he observed that many federal civil servants would rush to the restrooms once aboard the train and change into sarongs. It's not so much something new, it's more like....reclaiming something that was once the norm!
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Postby Caultron » Sat Dec 05, 2015 3:51 am

East Indian hillbillies? Really?
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Re: Article about another celebrity wearing a skirt - from I

Postby Raakone » Sat Dec 05, 2015 4:43 am

I was using "hillbilly" in the context as being someone who's backwards from the middle of nowhere. Not necessarily like someone from, say, that movie Deliverance. Further north in India, it seems, and in some major cities (most notably New Delhi and Mumbai), there's a kind of "backwardness" attached to traditional skirted garments for men (although Hindu priests and ascetics get a pass on this). I read that at some companies, men who dress "traditionally" are at the very least teased, whereas even a pair of denim jeans suddenly makes a man more respected. I'm glad this guy in that article is trying to "return" the men's skirt.
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Re: Article about another celebrity wearing a skirt - from I

Postby Caultron » Sat Dec 05, 2015 1:32 pm

Raakone wrote:I was using "hillbilly" in the context as being someone who's backwards from the middle of nowhere. Not necessarily like someone from, say, that movie Deliverance...

Pfew. I was having serious trouble, there, trying to visualize an Indian guy wearing a skirt, sitting on a log across the river, and playing a banjo.

Just kidding...
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Re: Article about another celebrity wearing a skirt - from I

Postby crfriend » Sat Dec 05, 2015 2:17 pm

Caultron wrote:I was having serious trouble, there, trying to visualize an Indian guy wearing a skirt, sitting on a log across the river, and playing a banjo.

I was successful in the venture. It hurt the head.
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Re: Article about another celebrity wearing a skirt - from I

Postby Caultron » Sat Dec 05, 2015 11:58 pm

crfriend wrote:
Caultron wrote:I was having serious trouble, there, trying to visualize an Indian guy wearing a skirt, sitting on a log across the river, and playing a banjo.

I was successful in the venture. It hurt the head.

Congratulations and condolences.
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Postby wsherman » Sun Dec 06, 2015 1:16 am

Don't y'all just love the duel in' sitars?
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Re: Article about another celebrity wearing a skirt - from I

Postby dillon » Sun Dec 06, 2015 2:13 am

In the NC mountains, around our white water rivers, you often find tee shirts that read "Paddle faster. I hear banjo music!"
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Re: Article about another celebrity wearing a skirt - from I

Postby Caultron » Sun Dec 06, 2015 4:31 am

dillon wrote:In the NC mountains, around our white water rivers, you often find tee shirts that read "Paddle faster. I hear banjo music!"

ROFL.
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Re: Article about another celebrity wearing a skirt - from I

Postby straightfairy » Mon Dec 07, 2015 5:29 pm

I like the corporate outfit, but would also lose the trousers.
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Re: Article about another celebrity wearing a skirt - from I

Postby r.m.anderson » Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:39 pm

dillon wrote:In the NC mountains, around our white water rivers, you often find tee shirts that read "Paddle faster. I hear banjo music!"


Is that theme song from "Deliverence" one is trying to escape from or being drawn to ?

Dueling Banjo's is an outstanding piece of work !
"Kilt-On" -or- as the case may be "Skirt-On" !
WHY ?
Isn't wearing a kilt enough?
Well a skirt will do in a pinch!
Make mine short and don't you dare think of pinching there !
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Re: Article about another celebrity wearing a skirt - from I

Postby dillon » Mon Dec 07, 2015 11:13 pm

r.m.anderson wrote:
dillon wrote:In the NC mountains, around our white water rivers, you often find tee shirts that read "Paddle faster. I hear banjo music!"


Is that theme song from "Deliverence" one is trying to escape from or being drawn to ?

Dueling Banjo's is an outstanding piece of work !


If you recall in the film what befell the Ned Beatty character, then I'd say escape...
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