Sari Site Gives Indian Women A Closet Full Of Choices
STEVE INSKEEP, Host:
Now let's talking about renting rather than buying clothes. Websites rent designer dresses and handbags for a fraction of the cost - that's been going on for years. And now two young entrepreneurs want to expand the concept. They want to take it to Indian immigrant community.
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MARY LOUISE KELLY, Host:
Twenty-four-year-old twins Riddhi and Siddhi Khara from California founded an Internet sari rental boutique. Here's Siddhi Khara.
SIDDHI KHARA: It came from our own personal experiences of saying, man, if there was only a way we could wear a new fabulous sari to every event we went to without having to repeat. That would be, you know, perfect.
INSKEEP: Ms. PRIYAM SHAH; I've always just have somebody send it from India or I'd go to India. But this is easy in the sense that you're not buying an outfit. You're not investing $300 for one outfit for God knows when you're going to wear it.
LOUISE KELLY: That's the business news on MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Mary Louise Kelly.
INSKEEP: And I'm Steve Inskeep.
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