The Blue Shirt

Living in India means learning to “stretch” everything. No matter how rich we are or how “affordable” things become, we will still “stretch” and clothes are by no means an exception. Turning collars so that they look new, wearing socks with holes and without elastic until one day they crumble and disappear, are just some of the things we do to make the little go a long way.

We were in Khatri Chowk this morning, speaking to Mohammed Salim about his life as a dyeing artist while owner-of-a-pale-blue-shirt walked in. Owner-of-pale-blue-shirt looked pretty eager and excited to see Mr.Salim. Watch what happened next.

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