Tuesday, September 15, 2020

A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING THE INDIAN FASHION INDUSTRY

History of clothing and textiles - Wikiwand

 THE ORIGIN

A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING THE INDIAN FASHION INDUSTRY

The Indian fashion industry has a lot to offer to the global table. Its history in fashion is filled with a lot of tradition and culture. India has a population now of up to 1.3 billion. Yet, each region has always had its own traditional attire. The fashion industry has these days been boosted by a lot of developments that are borrowed from westerners. For instance, the Indian fashion week has allowed the rapid growth of the industry as designers from all its cities come to showcase their designs.  And also body decoration that also incorporates to bring out their attires.



The history of Indian fashion is set to allow the clothes to convey two messages. Simplicity and opulence. However, depending on the status of the individual to society in terms of wealth and religious orientation. Their origin of fashion is well understood through their sculptures since most of the apparel in those days did not survive for studies. During the c3000-1500 BC civilization clothes were simple where men wore loin clothes while women wore bear to the waist. They covered up mostly with jewelry, then garments were introduced and the cloak came later on.


As a matter of fact, even with the new trends today they still maintain to their culture and wear the Indian dhoti, the scarf, the turban among others. Their independence, however, brought about an indo-western style that sees Indian match Kurtis on jeans showing how western cultures have influenced their current style.

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