Fashion is progression of human experiences over time and an expression of individuality. This Season celebrates the progression of global unification. East meets west. Designers are threading the lines of fusing the rich Indian culture with the youth’s indulgence to emulate the west. They are seeking Inspiration from the past to create the future. The Jawaharlal jacket and the bundi jackets or a play on the Indian Sherwani are all trends to watch out for this season. Talent Box Designers of Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2013, Astha Narang, Rajat Suri, Siddharth Aryan, Shikha Grover & Vinita Adhikari brings you the fashion trend forecast of 2013! Have a look.
It’s the new buzz word this season. As for the colors, this season gets more technical with the use of Ombre– the graduation of color in a garment. Designers will use a graduated variation in the saturation of the color and bring about an interesting gradient.
This season is all about Antifiting and Androgyny- designers thread on a fine line to embrace Androgyny this season! The buzz word being Antifit, designers unite the feminine and masculine identity allowing looser silhouettes and a play on formal structures. Designers are Tired of creating formal structures that shape a person, why not play around with the structures and let loose!
A Classic Revived- The Jawaharlal Jacket
This Season is about reinsulating the past trends and getting inspired by the rich culture of our past. The Jawaharlal Jacket, a hip, length tailored coat for men or women, with a mandarin collar and with its front modeled on the South Asian Sherwani, an apparel worn by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the Prime Minister of India from 1947 to 1964.
Palazzos, Crop Tops & Prompt Skirts
This Season is about the fuse of the past and future, old and new east and west. It’s time to get funky and experiment! Revive the old trends. Prompt skirts on long loose sweaters, palazzos pants with high slits complimented by tunics or even a fusion of the trench coat with a Sherwani are all trends to watch out for this season.
This Season go for an amalgamation of the Indian–western look. Experiment with a palazzo pant and stole, or perhaps a trench coat inspired by a sherwani. Embrace the culture within you and take up the challenge to induct more of the Indian wear into your life.