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Today: What saris mean to British Asian women

April 30th, 2015

Episode 325 of 1744 episodes

A documentary called 'My Mother's Sari', which airs later this morning on BBC Radio 4, explores the history of the garment and what it means to generations of British Asian women like Dr Shahidha Bari and her mother before her. The programme examines the psychology and philosophy of traditional clothing and how it sheds light on relationships between mothers and daughters – the clothes they share and the lives they live differently. Dr Shahidha Bari and Priti Vyas is a beauty and well-being journalist and holistic therapist.

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