It was a soft pink top with lace scalloped edges and embroidered white flowers, which I would pair with a gold-maroon batik sarong skirt. It was my favourite kebaya and it fitted me like a glove! Of course, that was nearly 40 years ago, before I had children and was blessed with the kind of hourglass figure that were the envy of women at the time. If you ask me, a kebaya should be form fitting and celebrates a woman’s curves, not hide them. What made that kebaya all the more special to me was that the sarong was a gift from a friend who...
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