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Bringing the kebaya back into the fold


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It is not just a piece of clothing, but a symbol of adaptation, acceptance and empowerment, as well as a reminder of a time when Malaysians were more relaxed and knew how to have fun.

DURING one of my trips back home, I came across old photo albums tucked away in the corner of what is left of my late grandfather’s library. One particular photo caught my eye – where my mother, her sisters and other young women were photographed in elegant kebayas and sarongs, presumably at a locally organised social event.

Lyana Khairuddin , columnist

   

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