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Wear A Mundu Without Flashing Your Coconuts

The mundu say it like this moondoo! Now that we have the pronunciation sorted, let us help you wear the Indian garment styled the proper way. The mundu is worn mostly by men of the South Indian state of Kerala. There are many variations of the garment and how it is draped but focus, this is all about the mundu from the South! Lungis come in a variety of colours, styles and patterns with a variety of ways to wear one. Technically, the only difference between a lungi and a dhoti is that a lungi has a pattern on it while a dhoti is either white or solid coloured with a stripe. The mundu is the traditional dress style of the men of Tamil Nadu also known as the lungi or Kailis.

Lungi Mundu Indian garment
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The method in tying the garment differs in Tamil Nadu from the Keralite style of draping. While the mundu is worn towards the right side, the Kailis is worn towards the left side of the waist. White-coloured lungi designs are generally chosen by the Muslims of Tamil Nadu during formal occasions like a wedding.

Watch here to learn how to tie a mundu

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