Traditional Maldivian. Photo by Shifaz Huthee
“One did not simply put on a Dhivehi Libaas. It was a symbol. The outspoken celebration of a girl becoming a woman. To wear one was to show pride in, and embrace one’s feminine-hood. 
Worn only on special occasions like your wedding ceremony or in the presence of royalty, boavalhu elhi libaas was the ultimate image of beauty and perfection among Maldivians.”

Photo by Shifaz Huthee “One did not simply put on a Dhivehi Libaas. It was a symbol. The outspoken celebration of a girl becoming a woman. To wear one was to show pride in, and embrace one’s feminine-hood.

The series is a tribute to some of the celebrated animals across India and their significance in some of the Indian traditions. A modern day take on their depiction in carrying forward the rich traditions.

ART FOR HOME: The series is a tribute to some of the celebrated animals across India and their significance in some of the Indian traditions. A modern day take on their depiction in carrying forward the rich traditions.

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Rick Mora, Native American actor and model.The most beautiful people are not the ones on magazines and in movies, they are the people whose faces you cannot erase from your mind.

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