Traditional Clothing with Cosmopolitan Looks!
clothes of India- the sarees and
are no more region specific.
They are more cosmopolitan now. The
are worn with different styles of blouses like katori style,
halter-neck, back button blouses, and blouses with designer backs. Moreover,
the length of blouses have gone short. Other than offices, sarees are not
pinned up- loose pallu gives a style to flaunt in parties and formal as well
as informal gatherings. Kameez too has taken to modernity and has become
kurti, which is coupled with not only salwar but with jeans, pants or
churidar. Traditional Indian clothing
is now Indo-western outfit.
Designer Wear- No Longer Restricted to Celebrities!
With the growing mall culture, people are becoming more choosy about their
clothes. With famous fashion designers bringing their clothlines to malls,
the designer wear is no longer the domain of rich and famous! Common women
are going for designer sarees
created by designers of international repute. Beauty pageants have
influenced the common fashion more than one can imagine. People are getting
their customized outfits made by fashion boutiques with inspiration from
Miss Indias and Miss Worlds outfits.
Connecting With Natural and Tribal Fashion!
More and more
designers are creating clothing by natural ways.
hand weaving is the latest buzz on ramps. This can be on any fabric- woven
silk sarees, jacards, satin or even
tribal-yet-contemporary collections are catching on! Contemporary touch can
be seen on all the traditional ensembles,such as the lehengas
Natural fibers are preferred over synthetic fabrics. Strong and a
contrasting color pallette is in vogue that includes blue, red, green, wine
and orange. This is all for comfort dressing.
Bridal Wear Traditional and for Destination Weddings Too!
wedding ghagra/lehenga choli
slowly giving way to more contemporary
. In view of
latest fashion trends where weddings are taking place in destinations other
than one's city, like in Goa, Phuket, etc. and Indian brides shedding the
necessity of wearing traditional Indian bridal wear- the designers are
introducing vast array of saris and lehengas accordingly. These are free
flowing, funky, textured, which has the essence of youthfulness and yet has
the bridal wear look. Colors range from cream, sea green, pink to bright
red, green and golden with heavy to light embroidery. The new generation
brides prefer pastel shades ike peach, powder blue, off-white, rusty red and
muddy greys along with the traditional bright shades like red and maroon.
Ready-To-Wear Saris and Gown-cum-saris!
women are gradually inclining towards ready-to-wear, hassle-free
lahengas. The demand has grown for cocktail dresses like gown-cum-saris as
well. Present generation women is attracted more to comfort, patterns and
colors of fabrics rather than on embellishments. As such, party wear has
minimal embellishments now on comfortable fabric like silk, chiffons or