Indo-Western wear, Ancient dhoti pants with a western top like a peplum top, off-shoulder is an ideal choice to rock a college look.
Fashion is all about experimenting, it is one thing that never gets out of trend. A comeback of the past or entry of something new in fashion, that what makes the game of fashion interesting. It is a trend the essence of which is not just anymore in India but it also gained its popularity in western countries, with fusion wear it celebrates the beauty of both the worlds.
It is an idea of pairing some elements of Indian and western outfits, traditional yet edgy. It gives ample scope for being creative with one choice of clothes, allowing us to break the existing clothing norms and let one mix and match. Fusion wear entered the market in a big wave giving one ample scope to express their contemporary style while enriching it with the Indian heritage.
Indo-Western wear is all about experimenting and inventing your outfit in diverse styles, perhaps, if you wondering where can you pull off the look so the answer is anywhere to everywhere. In college, at weddings, engagement parties, office and even at weddings. Fusion wear is about being sustainable, modern yet comfortable and stylish. Honestly, the lazy girl in us is extremely happy about the trend entering our wardrobe.
The combination is easy to pull off with your favourite, ancient dhoti pants adding a western top like a peplum top, off-shoulder or a simple ethnic short top, or a banarasi fabric dress with wester style cuts or sleeve, one can even pull off the look by pairing a western outfit with Indian accessories.
Mixing and matching Indian and Western outfits is often not an easy task like one with a Nehru jacket, denim and oxfords. Adding little accessories makes your fusion game easier with a more formal, polished look. Indian shoppers are mindful of the new trend, hence more brands are trying to get an Indo-Wester look making the game easier for shoppers.
Indo-Western wear is cherished by all classes and ages. Attire with zardozi, Gotta-Patti, embroidery work is gaining popularity and big brands such as Biba, W, Manyavar offer a good collection in fusion wear. Indian prints and embroidery work is used on western outfits such as jeans with ethnic prints or sequins work. Asymmetrical kurtas, pleats and drapes are love these days.
An easy way to pull off a fusion looks with a spaghetti strap top and a 9 yard for an ultra-modern look and style it with legging, palazzo, cigarette pants or anything with your instinct. Then add a layer with a leather belt or jacket to complete your look. Talking about the 9 yards, this trend is a popular one for brides, from designers JJ Valaya to Manish Malhotra are combing the creativity of East and West to make the Indo-Western look a popular one.
The key is to balance Indian and Western elements using colour, textile, silhouette, neckline and embellishments. These tips might help you to plan and put together your Indo-Western look for your next event. If you love experimenting with fashion and if you have your Indo-Western style, do share with us.