“And so I found myself, with Flavia, inside a corner of Rede Globo’s production studio, which was a patch of India in all its colourful mirror-worked glory. On rack after rack hung traditional Indian couture. Flavia took me on a guided tour of the studio, and as she spoke, the story behind the costumes and the telenovela that had mesmerised Brazil and triggered a sari craze tumbled out.….” (Brazil learns to drape the sari. Link below)

Here is a bunch of reports filed from Rio de Janeiro.






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