Trans tailors in the making set to showcase sewing skills, ‘perfect-fit’ clothes on runway

  • | Monday | 11th February, 2019

He transitioned in 2017 and has since struggled to find clothes that didn’t hug his curves or highlight his narrow shoulders. We also intend to open a sewing school, exclusively for transgenders,” Adhikary said. The clothes, tagged ‘kaarigari’, will provide perfect-it clothing for transgenders.”The nearly 5foot-7inch-tall transwoman spoke of her own awkwardness in slipping into the garments lined up at the stores. Once economically empowered, they can change the way society looks at them,” said Agnimitra Paul.Rakhi Adhikary, supervisor of the sewing machine company, runs the training centre and has been teaching these trainees how to tailor clothes professionally. “I can’t go to the male section, even though the jeans fit better, and those in the women’s section are just not my size.

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