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Zodiac color

What is the color for your Zodiac sign?

Color is a perception of how we see various wavelengths of light, but it has also held significant, sacred meaning since the beginning of human civilization. Color pigments like blue used to be as valuable...
by Anna Bennington on January 29, 2018
Do Buddhists Celebrate Christmas?

Do Buddhists Celebrate Christmas?

For Buddhists, especially those living in the western world, the holidays are a time of year when they’re often asked if they celebrate Christmas. While it might seem like the answer is obvious, in reality...
by Anna Bennington on December 22, 2017
Thai Reflexology: Discover Its Origins and Healing Powers

Thai Reflexology: Discover Its Origins and Healing Powers

At Hippie Pants we are always working to educate and promote every aspect of Thailand, beyond just the clothes that we sell. Thailand is a major destination for those seeking alternative healing and health benefits,...
by Anna Bennington on September 13, 2017
What do Thai hand gestures mean?

What do Thai hand gestures mean?

When traveling in a different country, one should always try to familiarize ourselves with some basics around the culture. Cultural differences will always exist, but you can try to avoid accidentally offending someone by learning...
by Hippie Pants on December 01, 2016
What is traditional Thai dress and how was it worn?

What is traditional Thai dress and how was it worn?

Some of our customers ask us whether Thai harem pants are really worn in Thailand. Some ask us whether they are not more Indian than Thai and others ask us whether these are traditional types of clothing for Thai women. 

To answer these questions we need to delve into the history of Thai fashion and indeed Thai history. A lot will depend on how we define traditional and how far back we want to go. In other words, how many years, decades or centuries do we need to roll back before reaching what we consider traditional.

by Hippie Pants on June 15, 2015


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