When the West heads East – stars in sensational sari ensembles

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When the West heads East – stars in sensational sari ensembles

In honour of her visit to Nepal this week, Geri Halliwell wore a traditional sari to address a conference attended by the country's prime minister. And while her wardrobe made headlines, the former Spice Girl is by no means the only famous face to have slipped into the customary female garment.

So as Britain keeps its fingers crossed for an Indian summer, we take a look at some of the western ladies who have paid a sartorial tribute to the East...
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