Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Traditional Fashion into a Trendy Look


Clothing in India varies from region to region depending on the ethnicity, geography, climate and cultural traditions of the people of that region. India is a country with an ancient clothing design tradition, yet an emerging fashion industry. Historically, men and women's clothing has evolved from simple Langotas and loincloths to cover the body to elaborate costumes not only used in daily wear but also on festive occasions as well as rituals and dance performances.
But nowadays we have very vast trendy clothes’ and fashion culture. In India, woman's clothing varies widely and is closely associated with the local culture, religion and climate. By 2009, the Indian fashion industry, despite the ongoing recession, was worth INR2.9 billion (US$44 million). Also in the same year, Manish Arora, known for his quirky-kitsch, became the first Indian designer to participate in the Paris Fashion Week. Moreover Delhi and Mumbai are important centers of fashion designing and manufacture in India, followed by Kolkata, Bangalore and other large cities and they organized fashion weeks like India Fashion Week, Lakme Fashion Week & Bangalore Fashion Week.
Various Indian Traditional Clothing
Sari A saree or sari is a female garment in the Indian subcontinent. A sari is a strip of unstitched cloth, ranging from four to nine meters in length that is draped over the body in various styles
Salwar Kameez Salwar is a generic description of the lower garment incorporating the Sindhi suthan, Dogri pajama and the Kashmiri suthan.

 

Churidaar Kurta Churidaar is a version of salwar, which is loose up to knees and then fits the calf below.

 

 Western fashion is the story of the changing fashions in clothing for men and women in Western Europe and other countries under its influence (that is, the Western world) from the 12th century to the present


Various Western Traditional Clothing
Shirt A shirt is a cloth garment for the upper body. Originally an undergarment worn exclusively by men, it has become, in American English, a catch-all term for almost any garment other than outerwear such as sweaters, coats, jackets, or undergarments such as bras, vests or base layers.
Gown In women's fashion, gown was used in English for any one-piece garment, but more often through the 18th century for an over garment worn with a petticoat – called in French a robe. Compare this to the short gowns or bed gowns of the later 18th century.
Hoop Skirt a hoop skirt or hoopskirt is a women's undergarment worn in various periods to hold the skirt extended into a fashionable shape. Its Tudor name was a 'farthingale'.

Bollowood also connected with Indian fashion industry in the year of 2008 Hindi film, Fashion (2008), written and directed by Madhur Bhandarkar, starring Priyanka Chopra and Kangana Ranaut as the leads.





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