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    Bringing Kashmiri Back

    Resistance through fashion.   I’m bringing  Kashmiri back. Remember when we last talked about pherans ? That is still one of the most read posts on Mamanushka. As I write this I’ve just…

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    Somali Shaa

    A Heady Ginger and Mint Tea with Aromatic Spices  Mamanushka, it turns out has a penchant for fragrant drinks. We’ve had Saffron  Kahwa from Kashmir, Orange Blossom Date Cooler from Fez, age…

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    That Thing About Snow

    What is it about snow that makes people want to ‘announce’ it? Like a surprise visitor, welcome and bursting with the possibility of abundant gifts or a day off from the ordinary……

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    Smallest Bit Of Sparkle

    Tiny Gold Earrings I was recently flipping through photographer Mihaela Noroc’s new book ‘The Atlas of Beauty’ when this photo caught me unawares –   The caption read ; Among the most…

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    Style Inspo : Pheranomenal Kashur Chic

    You might have noticed I have had Kashmir on my mind. As an ode to her return to Kashmir, I shared Mama-in-Law’s method of making the ever elusive Koshur aanchar (there were…

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    Design Inspo: Uzbekistan

    After a particularly draining day last week, I tucked up onto our sofa and scrolled my social media feeds in blissful silence. I don’t know about you, but the algorithms for my…