There are many ways to master the art of wearing The Sideswept Dhoti, we’ve listed three for you - Back Bow, Obi Knot and Side Belt.
Below are the step-by-step instructions on how to wear the pants, and if you prefer to skip ahead. Here’s a video on How to Wear The Sideswept Dhoti.
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Step 1: Fold in the right wrap, followed with the left wrap on top.
Step 2: The right strap goes into the silt on the left
Step 3: The right wrap goes towards the left
Step 4: Both straps goes behind you to secure the fit of the pants, adjust accordingly based on size.
Step 5: Put the strap on the right through the back hoop for extra security
And now you’re ready to take the next steps.
Step 6: Put the left strap through the back hoop as well
Step 7: Bring both straps back to the front
Step 8: Make a knot in the front
Voilà, you now have the Obi Knot
Insider Tips: For extra security, do another knot or tuck the straps into your pants
Step 6: Gather both straps on the left side
Step 7: Make a one hoop knot
Insider Tips: Use the longer strap for the hoop and the shorter strap to secure the hoop with a knot
Tada, the Side Belt is now completed.
Step 6: Bring the left strap to meet the right strap and tie a knot
Step 7: Tie a ribbon
There you go, the Back Bow.
Insider Tips: It takes a little adjusting to make the bow pop out the way it looks here, so fret no, give it a couple of go and we’re sure you will get it.
We promise we didn’t make pants with an awkward flap outside.
Step 1: Lift it up
Step 2: Tuck it in
Step 3: Put your hand in the pocket and move it along the seams.
Step 4: A little more adjustment
And here’s the pocket we promised.
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