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    Trendy western wear swaying the fashion scene in India

    The Indian fashion industry has grown leaps and bounds over the years with rising western influence, and changing tastes and preferences

     “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman” – this is said by one of the most popular figured in global fashion history – Coco Chanel – certainly manages to define what fashion is all about – style, elegance and perfection.

    Walking down the streets in India, one comes across people with varied dressing styles ranging from traditional to contemporary outfits influences influenced by the western world.

    The Indian fashion industry has grown leaps and bounds over the years with rising western influence, and changing tastes and preferences of consumers.

    As trends continue to evolve among fashion-frenzy Indians, designers are always on their toes to thrill fashionistas and the industry with amazing designs that will, perhaps, gain a cult following. But beyond that, how are Indians putting these pieces together? What trends have become commonplace in 2020?

    Shoes styled over pants

    Picture Credits: Pop Sugar

    In this fashion world, shoe trends come and go; only a few become timeless. In 2020, strappy sandal heels are the It-set’s current infatuation – namely ones by The Row, Christopher Esber or Daniel Lee’s subtly re-vamped Bottega Veneta.

    The beauty of strappy heels is their unexpected versatility, considered they look just as chic with jeans or casual pants as they do with an evening gown.

    Oversized Victorian sleeves

    Picture Credits: Mauvelli

    Wearing puffs of fabric on your arms harks back to the days of Queen Victoria. In the 1980s these were known as ‘puff sleeves’, common on dresses, adding a ballgown vibe to everyday wear. In 2020 the Oversized Victorian Sleeve is a design feature that you’ll find in work shirts, dresses and in modest fashion.

    This recurrent style gives you the freedom to express yourself in gothic using colors like black or grey to capture your style with soft colors used during spring.

    Wearing faux leather jump and boiler suits

    Picture credits: WhoWhatWear

    These versatile and edgy one pieces act as a whole outfit from one garment, and are so cute that you can wear them to any event!

    In recent times, your wardrobe is not complete without including a leather jumpsuit. This style allows you to unleash your cute inner Barbie with complete pink colored outfit and at the same time gives you the freedom to showcase your gothic side by keeping it black all through.

    Square-toed heels

    Picture Credits: bottega veneta crop

    Because the shoe remains the ultimate fashion detail for perfecting a silhouette, this trend will mark the seasons in 2020.

    In addition to adding additional length to your legs, these new fashionable heels offer a unique touch to your ensemble.

    Bucket bags

    Picture Credits: Flickr

    Although designed by Louis Vuitton in 1932 to maintain the freshness of expensive champagnes, they have now become one of the most popular fashion accessory trends.

    The design includes a round shape and long body which provides enough room to place your valuables. This recent trend really has taken over the fashion world as a result its practical application.

    Wearing matching printed tops and stocking

    Picture Credits: Glamour

    Consistency is the key in creating the perfect outfit. No matter what your style is – from girly to punk- you can rock a cool pattern with confidence.

    You can also decide to consistently style your outfit with one color tone or rock varying color tone and shades in order to present a unique and sleek outfit.

    Chunky boots with feminine dress

    Picture Credits: Footwear News

    Grunge is back in a big way with these feminine dresses and chunky boots. This trend is a ‘90s authentic’ so mix things up a bit!

    Whether you are a fan of bold patterns or you prefer block colors, a maxi with a cinched waist is an easy way to show off your girly side. Pair it with combat boots, and you’ll be ready for anything.


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